Lincoln Square

For years, Lincoln Square has been the center of Chicago's German community. It's a place where the old world survives, celebrating MayFest every spring and German-American Fest every September.

You'll find an authentic German maypole and a mural that depicts images from across Germany. You can enjoy German cuisine at the Chicago Brauhaus Restaurant and find some of the best sausages in town at Meyer Delicatessen.

Neighborhood Notables:

Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
773 / 728-6000
This non-profit organization offers group and private musical instruction to more than 5,000 students weekly, as well as concerts, special cultural events and workshops.

Museum of Decorative Art
4611 N. Lincoln Ave.
773 /989-4310
The fašade of the building was designed by famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan in 1922.

Merz Apothecary
4716 N. Lincoln Ave.
773 / 989-0900
This old-fashioned drugstore has been there since 1875.

To get to Lincoln Square by 'L,' take the Brown Line to Western.

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