Learn more about Avondale, Chicago
Avondale is located on the Northwest Side of Chicago.
Avondale’s borders are formed by the North Branch of the Chicago River, Diversey Avenue, Addison Street, Pulaski Road and by the Union Pacific/Northwest rail line.
Avondale has always had a large Polish population in addition to German, Scandinavian, and Italian settlements as well.
Avondale is home to St. Hyacinth Basilica that continues to be a strong cultural and civic institution for the Polish Community of Chicago, Illinois.
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