The House is on a quiet residential tree-lined street in Chicago's most desirable downtown neighborhood. Here are some reasons why: Within 1/2 to 2 blocks are many restaurants including a 24-hour diner, cafes, pizzerias open til 5am, sports bars, fine & resale shops, park (softball, playground, free tennis courts), theatres, art galleries, museums, music venues, post office, public library, dry cleaners, health clubs, Starbucks, day spas, barbers, late-night pharmacy, DePaul University. Within 2-10 blocks are an 11-theatre movie house, two comedy clubs, Lincoln Park, more pocket parks, 2 farmers' markets, the year-round free city zoo and botanical gardens, the lake/Fullerton beach with its 18-mile biking/running path, and necessities such as Best Buy, Target, Whole Foods, Barnes & Noble, TJMaxx, Anthropologie, etc. Wrigley Field is 10 blocks up the street.
Specific activities on site or less than 3 miles :
Leisure activities less than 12 miles : Snowboarding, ice-skating, bathing, pedalo, snorkelling, scuba diving, Scuba diving (Standard diving dress), water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, rafting, golf, tennis, squash, pathway/broadwalk, hiking, rock climbing, kite flying, boat trips, horse-drawn carriage, mini-golf, rollerblade/rollerskate (circuit), skate board (ramps), ten-pin bowling, baseball, basketball, paintball, fishing, fishing
Supervised : Ski school, sailing school, dive school, tennis school
Attractions and relaxation : Bar/pub, discotheque, restaurant, movie theater, open air summer movie theater, karaoke, park and garden, leisure park, zoo/animal park, nature reserve, exhibition center, art gallery, historical site, museum, theater, summer theater, opera house, festivals, antiques & bric-a-brac, local craftstore, cellar and wine tasting, health spa, beauticians, fitness center