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Albany Park

Albany Park is on the Northwest Side of Chicago, and one of the most diverse in the United States. It has one of highest percentages of foreign-born residents of neighborhoods in Chicago. Over 40 different languages are spoken in its public schools. The neighborhood has been the "Koreatown" of Chicago for some time. The majority of Korean shops, in Albany Park, can be found on Lawrence Avenue, between Kedzie and Pulaski. The area is one of the most Democratic of the country. Like many of communities in Chicago, Albany Park, is being gentrified. The official community is bounded very approximately by Foster Avenue and the West branch of the Chicago River on the north, Montrose Avenue on the south, Elston Avenue on the southwest, and the North Branch of the Chicago River on the east.

Public Transportation: It has the north terminal for the CTA Brown Line at Lawrence and Kimball Avenues. Albany Park is accessible through the Kimball and Kedzie stations of the Brown Line as well as by the Edens expressway (Interstate 94).

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