By: Kathleen N., Sara T., and Trinity M.
~ Location: Uptown is located about six miles north of The Loop. It is bordered by three community areas and it's east of Lake Michigan.
~ History: During the Great Depression, many immigrants stayed in the very small apartments.
~ Ethnicity: Uptown is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Chicago.
~ Many immigrants settled in this area.
~Immigrants came from: Central America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa
~Attractions: Luxury apartment buildings and hotels
~ The uptown theater is a big attraction
~ Considered as the shopping district
~ Fun Fact: Heart of American film industry