Uptown is one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods, demographically and geographically. Here you’ll find gay bars, Vietnamese pho restaurants, and country music fans from Appalachia. You’ll also find courtyard apartments, million-dollar mansions, and a bird sanctuary by the lake.
1055 W. Argyle St.
Thomas Dixon enjoys Pho at Hai Yen in Chicago’s Little Saigon.
5024 N. Sheridan Rd.
Big Chicks owner Michelle Fire behind her bar.
Clifton between Leland and Wilson
Daniel Wilson’s Reflection (left) and Jeremy Novy’s Koi adorn a wall on Clifton Avenue.
1136 W. Lawrence Ave.
Sunset seen from Uptown Lounge during “Chicagohenge.”
4400 N. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.
Alessandra Schianchi and Stheven Acosta bask in the sun at Montrose Beach.
4001 N. Clark St.
A couple relaxes at the Palmer Monument in Graceland Cemetery.
4500 N. DuSable Lake Shore Dr.
Sam Hutson reads an e-book in the shade near Cricket Hill.
4746 N. Racine Ave.
Colored Circle, by Lowell Thompson, stands next to the Riviera Theatre.
601 W. Montrose Dr.
Kelly Gill and Sean Welch watch a sailboat at Montrose Harbor.