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The official West Town Community Area boundaries are Bloomingdale to the north (just north of North Ave.), the Chicago River to the east, Kinzie to the south, and Kedzie to the west. West Town is conveniently located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago.

Click here http://www.yourcta.com to connect to Chicago’s Transit Authority (CTA) website for information on public transportation within West Town.



Aldermanic Offices

Alderman 1st Ward Proco "Joe" Moreno
2740 W. North Avenue. 60647
773-278-0101
ward01@cityofchicago.org
http://www.ward1.org/
Alderman 2nd Ward Brian Hopkins
1400 N. Ashland Ave.
(312) 643-2299
ward02@cityofchicago.org
http://www.brianhopkinsforchicago.com/
Alderman 26th Ward Roberto Maldonado
2511 W. Division St.
773-395-0143
rmaldonado@cityofchicago.org
http://robertomaldonado.com/
Alderman 27th Ward Walter Burnett Jr.
4 N. Western Ave. Chicago IL 60612
312-432-1995
wburnett@cityofchicago.org
http://27thward.com/
Alderman 32nd Ward Scott Waguespack
2657 N. Clybourn Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
773-248-1330 Fax: 773-248-1360
info@ward32.org
http://www.ward32.org


Churches

Chicago Missionary Society
2016 W. Evergreen Chicago IL 60622
774-486-6223

First Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church
1649 W. LeMoyne Chicago IL 60622
773-276-2338

Holy Innocents Parish
743 N. Armour St. Chicago IL 60622
312-666-3675

Holy Rosary Parish
612 N. Western Ave. Chicago IL 60612
773-278-4820

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
1121 N. Leavitt St. Chicago IL 60622
773-486-6064
Holy Trinity Polish Mission
1118 N. Noble St Chicago IL 60622
773-489-4140

Hoyne Avenue Wesleyan Church
2108 W. Iowa Chicago IL 60622
773-278-4232

Maternity BVM
3635 W. North Ave. Chicago IL 60647
773-772-9401

Moorish Science Temple of America
1000 N. Hoyne Chicago IL 60622

New Hope Bible Church
1139 N. Leavitt Chicago IL 60622
773-539-1330

Old St. Patrick's Church
718 W Adams Chicago IL 60661
312- 648-1021

Our Lady of Aglona Parish
2543 W. Wabansia Chicago IL 60647
773-276-9566

Our Lady of Grace
2455 N. Hamlin Ave. Chicago IL 60647
773-772-5900

Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica
3121 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago IL 60612
773-638-0159

Resurrection Parish
2840 W. Nelson Chicago IL 60618
773-478-9705

Saint Boniface Chestnut & Noble
http://www.saintbonifaceinfo.com

Santa Maria Addolorata Church
528 N. Ada Chicago IL 60622
312-421-3122

Seventh Day Adventist Central Spanish Church
913 N. Hoyne Chicago IL 60622
773-227-4008

Spiritual Rock Missionary Baptist Church
2700 W. Haddon St. Chicago IL
773-227-7569

St. Aloysius Parish
2300 W. LeMoyne St. Chicago IL 60622
773-278-4808

St. Andrew Parish
3546 N. Paulina Chicago IL 60657
773-525-3016

St. Fidelis Parish
1406 N. Washtenaw Chicago IL 60622
773-486-8700

St. Francis of Assisi/Our Lady of the Angels
932 N. Kostner Ave Chicago IL 60651
773-235-3132

St. George Belarusian Church
1500 N. Mapelwood Chicago IL
773-276-4678

St. George Orthodox Cathedral
917 N. Wood Chicago IL 60622
312-666-5179

St. Hedwig Parish
2226 N. Hoyne Ave. Chicago IL 60647
773-486-1660

St. Helen Church
2315 W. Augusta Blvd. Chicago IL 60622

St. Hyacinth Basilica
3636 W. Wolfram St Chicago IL 60618
773-342-3636

St. John Berchmans Parish
2517 W. Logan Chicago IL 60647
773-486-4300

St. John Cantius Parish
825 N. Carpenter St. Chicago IL 60622
312-243-7373

St. John United Church of Christ
2442 W. Moffat Chicago IL 60647
773-772-4161

St. Josaphat
2311 North Southport Chicago IL 60614
773-327-2047

St. Malachy
2248 W. Washington Blvd Chicago IL 60612
312-733-1068

St. Mark Parish
1048 N. Campbell Ave. Chicago IL 60622
773-342-1516

St. Mary of the Angels
1850 N. Hermitage Chicago IL 60622
773-278-2644

Esperanza de Santa Maria Lutheran Church
1700 N. Central Park Chicago IL 60647
773- 227-0011

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral
2238 W. Rice St. Chicago IL 60622
773 276 4537

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy
2245 W. Rice St. Chicago IL 60622
773-276-5080

St. Peter Canisius
5057 W. North Ave. Chicago IL 60639
773-637-2075

St. Philomena Parish
1921 N. Kedvale Ave. Chicago IL 60639
773-489-1100

St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish
1351 W. Evergreen Chicago IL 60622
773-278-2470

St. Stephen King of Hungary Parish
2015 W. Augusta Blvd. Chicago IL 60622
773-486-1896

St. Sylvester Parish
2157 N. Humboldt Chicago IL 60647
773-235-3646

St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathdral
2250 W Cortez St Chicago IL 60622
773-862-0861

St. Wenceslaus
3400 N. Monticello Ave Chicago IL 60618
773-588-1135

Sts. Volodymyr & Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church
2247 W. Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60622

Trinidad Lutheran Church
2921 W. Division St Chicago IL 60622
773-486-4418

Wicker Park Lutheran Church
1502 N. Hoyne
773-276-0263


City Services

City Information Line
Dial #311

City of Chicago Graffiti Hotline
312-744-1234

1st Ward Streets and Sanitation
2505 W. Grand Ave.
312-744-5523

27th Ward Streets and Sanitation
2505 W. Grand Ave.
312-744-2240

32nd Ward Streets and Sanitation
1150 N. North Branch
312-744-8618

City of Chicago - Streets and Sanitation
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/streets.html

Colleges

College of Office Technology
1520 W. Division St. Chicago IL 60622
773-278-0042

Kendall College
900 N. North Branch Street, Chicago, Illinois 60622
1.866.667.3344


Community & Non-Profit Organizations

Vehicles For Veterans
1016 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60607
1-855-370-3838
alexandra@vehiclesforveterans.org
http://www.vehiclesforveterans.org/
Vehicles For Veterans is a 501(c)(3) vehicle donation program benefiting disabled veterans. Our car donation program offers a simple alternative to selling or trading in your unwanted vehicle. In return for your donation, you receive the maximum possible tax deduction.

Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation
2550 W. North
773-278-5669

Bucktown Community Organization
1658 North Milwaukee, Suite #520
312-409-4003
http://www.bucktown.org/
Casa Central Family Center
1343 N. California Ave.
773- 645-2300

Center for Neighborhood Technology
2125 W. North Ave.

Chicago Grand Neighbors Association
PO BOX 10164
http://www.cgnaweb.org/

Chicago Center for Green Technology
445 N. Sacramento
312-746-9777

Chicago Youth Center--Centro Nuestro
3208 W. North Ave
773-489-3157

Commercial Park Advisory Council
1845 W. Rice Street
312-862-7771
http://commercialpark.org/
Community Health
2611 W. Chicago Ave.
(773) 395-9901 ext. 42
http://www.communityhealth.org

Division Street Business Development Association
2649 W. Division Chicago IL 60622
773-782-0454

East Humboldt Park Neighborhood Association
easthumboldtpark@gmail.com
http://www.easthumboldtpark.org/
East Village Association
P.O. Box 476622 Chicago IL 60647
http://news.eastvillagechicago.org/

(Meetings first Tuesday of every month at Happy Village Tavern at 7PM).

East Village Block & Garden Club
773-227-7266

East Village Youth Organization
1819 West Grand Ave.
773-489-9088

Eckhart Park Community Council
429 W. Ohio #156 Chicago IL 60622
http://eckhartparkchicago.org/epcc/
Eckhart Park Advisory Council
(Eckhart Park Fieldhouse 1330 W Chicago Ave.)
http://eckhartparkchicago.org/
Erie Family Health Clinic
1701 W. Superior Chicago IL 60622

Erie Neighborhood House
1701 W. Superior
773-563-5800

Esperanza
520 N. Marshfield St.
312-243-6097
The Internship Program at Esperanza School, a therapeutic day school for children and young adults with developmental disabilities, provides high school aged students with the opportunity to participate in job training in the community in order to build transferable skills and knowledge of various areas of vocational interest. Currently Esperanza has partnerships with several businesses in the area and is working to create future opportunities for students to gain valuable employment experience.

Students enrolled in the program are accompanied to the job site by an Esperanza staff member and typically work once per week for one to two hours depending on the needs of the business and students’ abilities.

If your business is interested in developing a relationship with Esperanza Community Services please direct your questions to:
Amber Moyer
Training Counselor
312-243-6097 EXT 28 (Office)
312-622-0339 (Cell)
312-243-2076 (Fax)
Esperanza
1620 W. Grand Ave.
312-432-3944
Retail Store at Esperanza School

Esperanza Community Services has recently opened an Art and Gift Shop at 1624 W. Grand Ave. Our store hours are Tuesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. You are invited to the Esperanza Art and Gift Shop for an original shopping experience where people with disabilities are given the opportunity to contribute in a positive and productive way to the community and economy. Items for sale include:
*Original art created by program participants
*Mosaics
*Resale items and select rehabbed furniture
For more information call 312-432-3949 or 312-243-6097 Ext 28.

Proceeds benefit the mission of Esperanza Community Services.
Grand Community Organization
grandogden@gmail.com
http://www.chicagogca.com/


Holstein Park Advisory Council
2200 N. Oakley Chicago IL 60647

Humboldt Park Advisory Council
1440 N. Sacramento Chicago IL 60622

Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC)
320 N. Damen Ave, 1st Floor
312-421-3941
info@industrialcouncil.com
https://www.industrialcouncil.com/
Near Northwest Neighborhood Network
2412 W. North Ave., Suite 200
773-489-0383

Neighbors of River West
(Meet the 1st Monday of every month in the Saint John Cantius Church in the basement)
Noble Neighbors
1345 N. Karlov Chicago IL 60639
773-252-8524

Northwestern University Settlement Association
1400 W. Augusta Blvd. Chicago IL 60622
773-278-7471

Onward Neighborhood House
600 N. Leavitt Chicago IL 60622
312-666-6726

Polish American Chamber of Commerce
4800 N. Milwaukee Chicago IL 60630
773-205-1998

Polish Roman Catholic Union
984 N. Milwaukee Chicago IL 60622
773-782-2600

Preservation Chicago
1016 N. Oakley Ave Chicago IL 60622
773-489-0300

Prime Care Community Health West Town
1431 N. Western Ave., Ste. 406 Chicago IL 60622
312-633-5841

Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce
2450 W. Division St. Chicago IL 60622
773-486-1331

Pulaski Park Advisory Council
1419 W. Blackhawk Chicago IL 60622

Pulaski Park Neighborhood Association
1639 W Pierce Ave Chicago IL 60622
773-342-2716
http://www.pulaskiparkneighbors.org/
Smith Park Advisory Council
2526 W. Grand Chicago IL 60612

Spanish Action Committee of Chicago
2452 W. Division Chicago IL 60622
773-292-1052

Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association
president@uvna.org
http://www.uvna.org/
Ukrainian Village Preservation Society
2258 W. Iowa Chicago IL 60622
773-486-3891

United Blocks of West Humboldt Park
1060 N. Kedzie Ave Chicago IL 60651
773-384-4662

West Bucktown Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 477282 Chicago IL 60647
http://www.westbucktown.org/
West Town Community Alliance
http://www.westtowncommunityalliance.org

The West Town Community Alliance is dedicated to providing a neutral space for all community members of the West Town area to express their opinions on proposed changes and developments that affect them. It is meant as a supplement to the existing neighborhood associations as a way to leverage technology to enable a wider range of neighbors to have a voice in neighborhood development.

Use #westtownchicago in your neighborhood photos...

Join us on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/westtowncommunityalliance?fref=ts

Contact:

info.wtca@gmail.com

** West Town Chicago Chamber of Commerce
1819 W. Chicago IL 60622
312-850-9390

** West Town Special Service Area
http://www.westtownssa.org
West Town Neighbors Association
http://www.facebook.com/westtownneighbors?fref=ts
West Town Neighborhood Health Center
2418 W. Division Chicago IL 60622

Wheels For Wishes
http://illinois.wheelsforwishes.org/chicago-il/


Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Illinois. We are proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child.
Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce
1414 N. Ashland Ave
773-384-2672
http://www.wickerparkbucktown.com/
Wicker Park Bucktown Special Service Area
http://www.wickerparkbucktown.com/the-chamber/special-service-ar
Wicker Park Advisory Council
1425 N. Damen Chicago IL 60622
312.742.7553

Wicker Park Committee
P.O.Box. 477580 Chicago IL 60647
312-409-3766
http://wickerparkcommittee.squarespace.com/
Wicker Park Garden Club
2821 W. Evergreen Chicago IL 60622
773-278-9075


Fire Departments

Chicago Fire Department, Battalion 6, District 2
1244 N. Western
773-486-5715


Hospitals

Norwegian American Hospital
1044 N. Francisco Chicago IL 60622
773-292-8347

Resurrection Healthcare/St. Elizabeth Hospital
1431 N. Claremont Chicago IL 60622
312-278-2000

Resurrection Healthcare/St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital
2233 W. Division Street Chicago IL 60622
312-770-2000


Landmarks in the area

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral and Rectory
1121 N. Leavitt St.
Year Built: 1903 Architect: Louis H. Sullivan
Goldblatt Bros. Department Store
1613-35 W. Chicago Ave
Year Built: 1921-22 and 1925-28 Architect: Alfred S. Alschuler
Humboldt Park Boathouse Pavilion
1301 N. Humboldt Blvd
Year Built: 1906-07 Architect: Richard E. Schmidt, Garden & Martin; with Jens Jensen
Northwestern University Settlement House
1400 W. Augusta Blvd.
Year Built: 1901 Architect: Pond & Pond
Waller Apartments
2840-58 W. Walnut St.
Year Built: 1895 Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Libraries

Chicago Public Library—Eckhart Park Branch
1330 W. Chicago Ave.
312-746-6069

Chicago Public Library--Humboldt Park Branch
1605 N. Troy St. Chicago IL 60647
312-744-2244

Chicago Public Library—Midwest Branch
2335 W. Chicago Chicago IL 60622
312-744-7788

Chicago Public Library--Wicker Park/Bucktown Branch
1701 N. Milwaukee Chicago IL 60622
312-744-1473


Museums

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
756 N. Milwaukee Ave.
312-243-9088
http://www.art.org
Polish Museum of America
984 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago IL 60622
773-384-3352

Ukrainian National Museum
721 N. Oakley Ave. Chicago IL 60622
312-421-8020


Parks

Chicago Park District--Clemente Park
2334 W. Division St. Chicago IL 60622
312-742-7538

Chicago Park District--Commercial Park
1845 W. Rice Street Chicago IL 60622

Chicago Park District--Eckhart Park
1330 W. Chicago Chicago IL 60622
312-746-5490

Chicago Park District--Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley Chicago IL 60647
312-742-7554

Chicago Park District--Humboldt Park
1440 N. Sacramento Chicago IL 60622
312-742-7549

Chicago Park District--Pulaski Park
1419 W. Blackhawk Chicago IL 60622
312-742-7559

Chicago Park District--Smith Park
2526 W. Grand Chicago IL 60612
312-742-7534

Chicago Park District--Wicker Park
1425 N. Damen Chicago IL 60622
312-742-7553


Police

13th District Chicago Police Department
937 N. Wood St. Chicago, IL 60622
312-746-8357

14th District Chicago Police Department
2150 N. California Avenue Chicago, IL 60647
312-744-1261

CAPS (Chicago’s Alternative Policing Strategy)
312-747-9987
https://portal.chicagopolice.org/portal/page/portal/ClearPath/
Emergencies (Voice and TDD/TTY)
9-1-1

Non-Emergencies: (Voice and TDD/TTY)
3-1-1
police@cityofchicago.org
Telephone Contact from Outside the City of Chicago: 312-746-6000

US Post Office

US Post Office
1635 W. Division St. Chicago, IL 60622


Schools

CPS--Andersen Community Academy
1148 N. Honore St. Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4276

CPS-Burr Elementary School
1621 W. Wabansia Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4090

CPS-Carpenter Elementary School
1250 W. Erie Chicago IL 60622
773-534-7385

CPS-Chicago International Charter School
2235 N. Hamilton Ave. Chicago IL 60622
773-645-3321

CPS-Chopin Elementary School
2450 W. Rice St. Chicago IL 60622
773- 534-4080

CPS--Columbus School
1003 N. Leavitt Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4350

CPS-Drummond Magnet School
1845 W. Cortland St. Chicago IL 60622

CPS--Erie Charter School
2510 W. Cortez St Chicago IL 60622

CPS-Lafayette Specialty School
2714 W. Augusta Blvd. Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4326

CPS-Lozano Bilingual and International Center
1424 N. Cleaver Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4150

CPS - Mitchell Elementary School
2233 W. Ohio Street
773.534.7655
http://www.mitchellschool.org

Luis R. Soria, Principal

CPS-Moos Elementary School
1711 N. California Chicago IL 60647
773-534-4340

CPS-Noble Street Charter School
1010 N. Noble Chicago IL 60622
773-862-1449

CPS-Otis Elementary School
525 N. Armour Chicago IL 60622
773-534-7665

CPS-Peabody Elementary School
1444 W. Augusta Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4170

CPS-Pritzker Elementary School
2009 W. Schiller Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4415

CPS-Pulaski Fine Arts Academy
2230 W. McLean Chicago IL 60647
773-534-4391

CPS--Roberto Clemente High School
1147 N. Western Ave. Chicago IL 6022
773-534-4000

CPS-Sabin Magnet School
2216 W. Hirsch St. Chicago IL 60622
773-534-4491

CPS-Talcott Elementary School
1840 W. Ohio Chicago IL 60622
773-534-7130

CPS-Von Humboldt Elementary School
2620 W. Hirsch Chicago IL 60647
773-534-4480

CPS--Wells High School
936 N. Ashland Chicago IL 60622
773.534.7010

CPS-Yates Elementary School
1839 N. Richmond Chicago IL 60647
773-534-4550

Holy Trinity High School
1443 W. Division St. Chicago IL 60622

Humboldt Community Christian School
1847 N. Humboldt Ave. Chicago IL 60647
773-278-6330

Josephinum High School
1501 N. Oakley Blvd. Chicago IL 60622

Near North Montessori School
1434 W. Division Chicago IL 60622

Saint Helen School
2347 West Augusta Boulevard
773-486-1055
http://www.sthelenchicago.org

St. John Berchmans School
2509 W. Logan Blvd. Chicago IL 60647
773-486-1334
http://www.stjohnberchmans.org

St. Mary of the Angels School
1800 N. Hermitage Chicago IL 60622
773-486-0119

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Cathedra School
2200 W. Rice St. Chicago IL 60622
773-384-7243

St. Stanislaus Kostka School
1255 N. Noble Chicago IL 60622
773-278-4560

St. Sylvester School
3027 W. Palmer Square Chicago IL 60647
773-772-5222

Suzuki Orff School for Young Musicians
1148 W. Chicago Ave.
312-738-2646

Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation
2247 W. Chicago Avenue Chicago IL 60622
773-235-8462


Theatres & Arts Organizations

ARCC Ballet, Art Reaching Children of Chicago
2074 N. Leavitt Chicago IL 60647
773.384.2722

Café Teatro Batey Urbano
2647 W. Division Chicago IL 60622
773-394-5206

Chicago Dramatists
1105 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622
312-633-0630
http://www.chicagodramatists.org
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division St. Chicago IL 60622
773-278-1500

Free Street Theatre
1419 W. Blackhawk Chicago IL 60618
773-772-7248
http://www.freestreet.org

Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
3015 W. Division Chicago IL 60622
773-486-8345

Latin American Museum of Art
1078 N Hermitage #2 Chicago IL 60622
312-996-3465

Near Northwest Arts Council
1741 N. Western Chicago IL 60647
773-278-7677

Puerto Rican Arts Alliance
1440 N. Sacramento Ave. Chicago IL 60622
773-342-8865

Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center
1632 N.Milwaukee Chicago IL 60647
773-235-3988

Street Level Youth Media
1856 W. Chicago Chicago IL 60622

Suzuki Orff School for Young Musicians
1148 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622
312-738-2646

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
2320 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL 60622
773-227-5522

Zephyr Dance
1627 N. Oakley Chicago IL 60647
773.989.8225