Fun Fact About Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood
Bridgeport is one of Chicago’s most recognized neighborhoods on the South Side and a place where home buyers and investors can find one heck of a bargain. Often described as a residential neighborhood with lively streetscapes, a diverse culinary scene, and a very rich history, here are 5 things to know about Chicago’s one-and-only Bridgeport neighborhood…
- Perhaps the most amazing fun fact about Bridgeport is that it’s the birthplace and home to five Chicago mayors. Pretty crazy, right?
- Bridgeport is perhaps most recognized for being the home of the Chicago White Sox, one of MLB’s oldest teams.
- Bridgeport is where you’ll find the Zhou B Art Center, located at 1029 W. 35th Street. It’s here you’ll find breathtaking pieces of contemporary art, as well as works by renowned international artists.
- Speaking of art, the Bridgeport Art Center is also one of the neighborhood’s most celebrated destinations, which acts as both a multi-disciplinary home for artists, designers, and creative professionals and also one of the city’s top event venues as well.
- Armour Square Park, which was named after the former owner/operator of the one-time largest meat packing plant in the world, is also situated in Bridgeport and is still one of the South Side’s most-used green spaces today.