Category Archives: The Alfred

The Loop Neighborhood Guide

  Nicknamed for the elevated trains which circle downtown; The Loop is a hub for art, culture, and shopping. Lady Louise, our adorable French Bulldog mascot and the inspiration for our logo, has got tips for living your best life in the Loop. Home to more than 10 prominent universities and colleges, the loop is…

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Introduction to Chicago Neighborhoods

  Often referred to as “The City of Neighborhoods,” Chicago is made up of 77 neighborhoods. While each neighborhood has its own characteristics that appeal to different individuals, some stand out from the rest for their access to transportation, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife, and access to parks and recreation. Lady Louise, our adorable French Bulldog…

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