Roscoe Village refers to a neighborhood in the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. With no official boundaries, Chicago residents perceive the boundaries of the neighborhood to be Addison Avenue, Belmont Avenue, Western Avenue, and Ravenswood Avenue.
Residents of Roscoe Village enjoy and can take advantage of the lakes, parks, beaches, bike paths and playing fields which are just minutes away at Lake Michigan. One such recreation center is Hamlin Park which provides residents of Roscoe Village with playing fields, tennis courts, a field house and a huge outdoor pool with both adult and children’s swimming hours. Wrigley field, home of the Chicago Cubs is also only a mile away. Today the area is home to over 6200 residents.
The real estate market in Roscoe Village has soared since the mid 1980’s and today is becoming a prime place to buy a home and live in a relaxed setting with downtown Chicago, IL being only about 20 minutes away.
A modern, working class neighborhood that features tree-lined streets and independent neighborhood stores, Roscoe Village continues to draw professionals, couples and new families to live in the area. Less crowded than Lincoln Park and other areas of Lakeview, Roscoe Village is considered to be a very peaceful neighborhood.
Antique Row, the largest concentration of antique stores in the entire Midwest, is in Roscoe Village on a five-block stretch located on Belmont from Damen to Western.
Areas Within Roscoe Village:
North Center, Lakeview.