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Moving back to Chicago after being gone for 12 years. Sound off on good neighborhoods, buildings or even places to buy. LGBTQ+ and creative vibes. Don’t say Lakeview, or I’ll come through this screen with my butter knife!

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Logan Square.

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Andersonville

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Uptown, near montrose beach

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Logan, Bucktown, West or South Loop. You will never believe how much these neighborhoods have changed

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Right!? I spent a summer in presidential towers during the good ole aughts. West of there was no mans land. Now it’s lofts and fine dining galore!

Tell us more about yourself and your lifestyle.

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We should be friends

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Best to leave that be. The less people who want to enjoy the lake and summer in Chicago the better it is for me and my neighbors😉.

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Lakeview

🔪 🔪 🔪 💩

Try Lakeview?

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OP where are you moving from? Also curious about your aversion to Lakeview?

Los Angeles

I moved to Wicker from NYC's East Village. I absolutely love my apartment. But there is zero vibe (creative or otherwise) in this neighborhood. Maybe it's Covid? Maybe it's the weather?

Prbly both. I always thought that area wanted to be more than it is.

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