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4/5 rating details
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5

"West Town - Change, But Maybe Not the Good Kind"

First off, the area shown on this map here isn’t West Town. West Town includes East Village and Ukrainian Village, and extends from Division to Grand, Western to the Kennedy.

Second, this review will be very biased, as my neighborhood is Ukrainian Village.

I have to first say that this neighborhood has long been very nice and neighborly. It’s good for families, singles, older people and younger ones too. The businesses, bars and restaurants are locally owned, and everywhere you go there’s... Full review
Pros
  • safe
Cons
  • prices steadily increasing
Recommended for
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
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