If you're looking for a cool place to live, then you might want to check out this award-winning neighborhood in Illinois.

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Illinois Is Home To One Of Coolest Neighborhoods In World

Illinois Has A History Of Cool Places To Live

When it comes to finding a place to live, I think a category that some people make their decision on is the coolest. Who wouldn't want to live in a cool neighborhood? There are plenty in Illinois, especially in Chicago. The Land of Lincoln is no stranger to award-winning areas. In fact last year, Andersonville was named the coolest in the United States and second in the world. Check it out, HERE.

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Illinois Is Home To One Of Coolest Neighborhoods In World

Another Award-Winning Neighborhood In Illinois

Another Illinois region won an honor again this year. It's the Avondale area in Chicago. It was recently named one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world. The rating is number sixteen. That's pretty impressive considering the competition. There are so many great places all over the world.'

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Illinois Is Home To One Of Coolest Neighborhoods In World

Avondale Neighborhood In Chicago Is Named One Of Coolest In World

According to timeout.com,

Avondale—the Northwest Side enclave known for its Polish and Latino populations, strong dining scene and laid-back feel—earned a spot as the 16th coolest neighborhood in the world for 2022, part of Time Out’s annual ranking of neighborhoods across six continents.


Each spot on this list is slightly different, but all share a few common features, including great dining and drinking options, energetic street life and a strong community atmosphere.


Illinois Is Home To One Of Coolest Neighborhoods In World

For more info, HERE.

LOOK: Here are the 25 best places to live in Illinois

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in Illinois using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

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