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New Student Resources

The Chicago Neighborhoods Map will help you get started. UIC’s East Campus is located in Little Italy.

  • Pilsen: lots of really good Mexican restaurants and ethnic/artsy/bohemian neighborhood
  • West Loop: meat packing district, mostly warehouses and loft apartmnts
  • Wicker Park and Bucktown: hipsters
  • Lakeview: trendy scene, and baseball fans
  • Logan Square: right off the Blue Line, easy to get to campus
  • Roscoe Village: quieter area, but close to the action in nearby Wicker Park
  • Ukranian Village: Polish, German, Ukranian immigrant history, vintage buildings