- North Park, Chicago
North Park — Community area — Community Area 13 - North Park Coordinates: Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook City Chicago Neighborhoods Area - Total 2.1 sq mi (5.36 km2) Population (2000) - Total 18,514 - Density 8,946.1/sq mi (3,454.1/km2) population up 14.03% from 1990 Demographics - White 55.8% - Black 2.44% - Hispanic 14.3% - Asian 23.9% - Other 3.56% Time zone CST (UTC-6) - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5) ZIP Codes parts of 60625, 60646, 60659 Median income $49,208 Source: U.S. Census, Record Information Services
North Park is one of 77 well-defined community areas of the City of Chicago. It is bordered by the North Shore Channel on the east, the Chicago River's North Branch and Foster Avenue on the south, Cicero Avenue on the west (except for the section in the northwest corner, north of Bryn Mawr Avenue, which is part of the Sauganash neighborhood) and Devon Avenue on the north.
Originally a Swedish community and later a stronghold of Orthodox Jews, it more recently has been adopted by American newcomers, from Latinos to Middle Easterners, Koreans and Eastern Europeans. It is part of the 60625 zip code.
Both the Good Counsel Province of the Polish Felician Sisters and the Evangelical Covenant Church are headquartered in this neighborhood, as is Chicago's PBS station, WTTW, in the Chicago Production Center. Two universities and a Yeshiva make for concentrated educational resources. The closest El stop is the Kimball station on the Brown Line.
North Park is in Jefferson Township, which was annexed into Chicago in 1889.
The Korean-American Chamber of Commerce is located at 5601 North Spaulding Avenue.
The education section of the Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago is located at 3322 West Peterson Avenue, away from the rest of the consulate.
- Mary G Peterson Elementary School
- Hannah G Solomon Elementary School
- Albany Park Multicultural Academy
- CICS - Northtown Academy
- Northside Learning Center
- Northside College Prep
- Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center
- St Bernadette School
- Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School
- Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov
- St Philip Evangelical Lutheran Church and School
- Bais Yaakov High School
- Telshe High School
- North Park University
- North Park Theological Seminary
- Northeastern Illinois University
- Telshe Yeshiva
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- ^ "Education Section's Map". Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago. http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/eng/gywm/t40554.htm. Retrieved January 31, 2009.
- ^ "Contacts". Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago. http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/eng/gywm/t378411.htm. Retrieved January 31, 2009.
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