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Noble Square Overview

Noble Square is a part of West Town.

Noble Square is a small pocket of a neighborhood surrounded by more notable areas such as Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village. The streets remain primarily residential, while the busy avenues of Chicago and Grand offer a variety of dining, shopping and nightlife options. People come from all over the city to experience the unique restaurants in Noble Square that have become all the rage in Chicago. A testament to Noble Square's culinary popularity: Some of these places are booked a month in advance for the weekends, and no matter what night you go out, there is bound to be a throng of hungry Chicagoans enjoying the neighborhood's eclectic menu choices. After dinner, the focus turns toward Noble Square's spirited watering holes. There are a good number of casual sports bars, the kind with pool tables and giant TVs for watching a game. For more cultural evening entertainment, the Chopin Theatre is known for its edgy performances that include every form of expression from poetry readings and films to plays and live music.

Noble Square History

This small pocket within West Town (immediately south of Wicker Park) is loosely centered about a one-block square park at the corner of Chicago Avenue and Noble Street, called Eckhart Park. Though little information exists on the history of Noble Square, possibly because of its close proximity to Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village, we can assume the settlement and development of Noble Square was similar to that of its neighbors. Which means the neighborhood basically began to grow after the Chicago Fire of 1871, when a blend of wealthy and working class Polish, Ukrainian, and other European immigrants set up homes in the blocks of the west side.

Noble Square neighborhood developed alongside Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village, and over the years the area has seen an ebb and flow of different demographics. In general, Throughout its history, the Noble Square neighborhood has maintained a similar feel to that of Ukrainian Village with a splash of Wicker Park thrown in—in terms of both the neighborhood and the neighbors. It seems many former Wicker Parkers, disenchanted with the rapid gentrification of their own neighborhood, have migrated a few blocks south to set up shop in Noble Square.

Today, the Noble Square neighborhood is home to a mixed population who enjoy the Mom-and-Pop businesses, neighborhood walk-ability, proximity to the Loop, and diversity of the Noble Square area.

The Sights of Noble Square

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Schools In The Noble Square Area

See grade levels, address, and scores for schools in the Noble Square area.

20 schools in area
School Type Level Grade(s) Rating

Prescott Elementary School

1632 West Wrightwood Avenue

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

De Diego Elementary Community Academy

1313 North Claremont Ave

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Chase Elementary School

2021 North Point St

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Columbus Elementary School

1003 North Leavitt St

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Dett Elementary School

2131 West Monroe St

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Young Magnet High School

211 South Laflin St

Public Middle - High 7-12

Salazar Elementary Bilingual Center

160 West Wendell Street

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Payton College Preparatory High School

1034 North Wells St

Public High 9-12

Josephinum Academy

1501 North Oakley Boulevard

Private High 9-12

The Latin School Of Chicago

59 West North Boulevard

Private Preschool - High PK-12

West Town Academy

2021 West Fulton Street

Private High 9-12

St Josaphat School

2245 North Southport Avenue

Private Preschool - Middle PK-8

Suder Montessori Elementary Magnet School

2022 West Washington Blvd

Public Preschool - Elementary PK-8

Lasalle II Lang Acad Elementary School

1148 N Honore St

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

Rauner College Prep

1337 W. Ohio St.

Charter High 9-12

YCCS Virtual High School

Malcolm X College Room 2416, 1900 W. Van Buren

Charter High 9-12

Esperanza School - Intensive

520 North Marshfield Avenue

Private Elementary - High n/a


3110 West Grand Avenue

Private Elementary - High n/a

Metropolitan Schoolhouse

1415 N. Dayton

Private Elementary - High K-12

Pulaski International School of Chicago

2230 West McLean Avenue

Public Preschool - Middle PK-8

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