Portage Park Real Estate Listings and Information

Portage Park

Located eight miles northwest of the Loop, Portage Park is a quiet residential neighborhood with a thriving shopping district and plenty of green space. Portage Park, Named for nearby park of the same name, is bordered by Montrose Avenue to the north, Narragansett Avenue to the west, Roscoe Street to the south, and Cicero Avenue to the east. In early 1800s, the area was a “portage” used by Native Americans to transport canoes between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers. The Land was officially given the name Portage Park in 1912.

Distance to Downtown Chicago
10 miles

Average Drive Times
20 minutes to Chicago Loop / 18 minutes O’Hare Airport / 31 Minutes to Midway Airport

Transportation
Portage Park is served by the CTA Blue Line ‘L’ which has two train stops at nearby Montrose and Irving Park and connects riders to O’Hare, the Loop, and the rest of the CTA system. In addition a number of CTA bus routes serve the area and the Milwaukee District North Line of the Metra train is located close to the Montrose Blue Line stop.

Shopping
Portage parks famous “Six Corners”, at the intersection of Irving Park Road, Cicero Avenue and Milwaukee Avenue, is a shopping district where most of the area’s commercial activity takes place. The area also has a fun nightlife. 

Recreation
Portage Park is 36.5 acre park with amenities including an Olympic-size pool, a bike path, five baseballs fields, two combination football/soccer fields, a gymnasium and a cultural arts building. Youth activities include sports and music. A 6,500 square-foot senior center is an excellent amenity for adults and a 3,000 square-foot dog-friendly area is available for those with dogs.

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Portage Park

Active Market Stats
  • 307 Listings For Sale
  • $326,529 Average Listing Price
  • $191 Average Listing Price per Square Foot

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