Near South

The Near South is the home of several of 's main attractions: the splendid Museum Campus, with three world-class natural science museums on the lakefront; Soldier Field, home of the NFL's Chicago Bears; and McCormick Place, the city's massive convention center.
Photo: Canoehead72, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

was an American record company, established in 1950 in and specializing in blues and rhythm and blues. Photo: Zol87, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an American football and soccer stadium located in the Near South Side of , , near Downtown Chicago. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

of Natural History, also known as , is a natural history museum in , , and is one of the largest such museums in the world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

at McCormick Square, previously referred to as DePaul Arena or McCormick Place Events Center, is a 10,387-seat sports venue in Chicago's Near South Side community area that opened in 2017. Photo: Swinterroth, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is the South Side at its most dynamic, as the old South Side Irish neighborhood of the Daleys increasingly blends with the old Chinese immigrant community to the north. Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a neighborhood on the city's , as well as a larger, officially defined community area which also includes and the CHA Wentworth Gardens housing project. Photo: lordcolus, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as Printing House Row, is a neighborhood located south of the downtown area known as the . Photo: puroticorico, CC BY 2.0.

Near South

41.8567° or 41° 51' 24.1" north
-87.6248° or 87° 37' 29.2" west
594 feet (181 metres)
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 近南区
  • English: Near South Side, Chicago
  • English: Near South Side
  • French: Near South Side
  • Hebrew: ניר סאות' סייד
  • Hebrew: שיקגו/החלק הדרומי של מרכז העיר
  • Serbian: Bliska južna strana
  • Serbian: Nir Saut Sajd
  • Serbian: Нир Саут Сајд
  • Turkish: Near South Side, Şikago
  • Turkish: Near South Side
  • South Loop

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