Roughly from Diversey on the South

to Waveland on the North

and from Sheffield on the West to the Lakefront on the East

Home to one of the largest LGBT communities in the Midwestern U.S., Boystown is a bustling neighborhood in West Lakeview. It has hosted Chicago’s annual Pride Parade since 1971 and has charming coffee shops, cool record stores and trendy boutiques along its tree-lined streets. Known for its comedy clubs and offbeat theaters, the area also draws young, hip crowds to its vibrant cocktail bars and nightclubs