Lakeview, Chicago

Gavin C. David H. Period 9

Lakeview is number 6 of the 77 community areas in Chicago. Lakeview is split up into 3 main areas: Lakeview East, Wrigleyville, and West Lakeview. Lakeview is North of the loop, East of Northcenter, South of Uptown, and North of Lincoln Park. Some attractions of Lakeview are Wrigleyville, home of the Chicago Cubs, the Kwagulth Totem Pole, Halloween Parades, and Hotel Lakeview. The history of Lakeview is very interesting. The history includes being used as a trail for the Winnebago Native American tribes. Another interesting fact about Lakeview's history is that the first structures were built in 1853. Lastly, it became very popular when disease was spreading through Chicago. Many refugees came to Lakeview. The ethnic groups in Lakeview include 80.3% Whites, 3.87% Blacks, 7.63% Hispanic, 6% Asian, and 2.14% Other. A lot of people came to Lakeview from Europe, China, Mexico, and the U.S. One fun fact about Lakeview is that shopping is not well used in Lakeview, the city is sports-themed and has the Chicago baseball team vendors who sell tickets, seats, and clothing.