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Humboldt Park neighborhood guide

Built around one of Chicago's best parks, Humboldt Park is home to great bars, restaurants, shops and more

By Elizabeth Atkinson

Posted: Thursday March 24 2016

Photograph: Jaclyn Rivas

Known for its large Puerto Rican population and the lovely green space from which its name is derived, Humboldt Park is a West Side neighborhood with no shortage of attractions. The area surrounding the park is filled with great home stores, fantastic coffee shops and even a spot for Japanese food. Whether you want to explore the burgeoning intersection of California and Augusta or relax next to a lagoon, get acquainted with Humboldt Park by taking a look at our neighborhood guide.

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