“The 606” Park and Trail – Raising Chicago Property Value

by / Friday, 09 October 2015 / Published in Remodeling Technology
606 Park raising value remodeling

The new “606 Park” is also known as the “Bloomingdale Trail” — park and trail system spanning Chicago’s neighborhoods of Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Wicker Park and Bucktown. The Bloomingdale Trail is the centerpiece of The 606 and the trail named after it’s predeceased Metra train track on which was built upon.   It is an elevated, multi-use linear park being built (as of early 2015) on the unused Bloomingdale railroad, running nearly 3 miles west-to-east through the northwest side of Chicago.


Recently as published by DNAinfo.com, reports the increased property value in Chicago, surrounding “The 606″ 3-mile span of area.

606_map_black-n-whiteReal estate brokerage Redfin analyzed 1,172 residential listings in the blocks around the trail since 2012.


Prices of homes two to four blocks from the trail jumped from $186 per square foot to $234 per square foot since 2012.


Within a block of the trail, homes are listed even higher, with prices jumping from $206 per square foot to $254 per square foot.

The Bloomingdale Trail runs through 4 Chicago neighborhoods, from Logan Square and Humboldt Park to the west, through Bucktown and Wicker Park to the east. It connects the Boulevards to the Chicago River providing direct avenue to downtown Chicago.  This massive construction project benefits home owner’s with increased property value, provides great use of deteriorated, unused railroad tracks into a safe and enjoyable area for Chicago residents and visitors to get accustomed to different collection of Chicago neighborhoods .

Looking for access to the 606? Click here, enter your address and see where is the closest entrance point.


The 606 opened as of June 6th 2015 and is free of charge to anyone with access to the Entry Park ways throughout the trail.  Whether your out walking your dog, getting some exercise or a stroll in the park, The 606 is another avenue to enjoy the City of Chicago’s downtown and scenery of city surroundings.

full sized map of the 606

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