Learn all about the 36th ward, which covers parts of Montclare, Dunning, Portage Park, Belmont Cragin and Hermosa.
Total Population: 54,766
The 36th ward is mostly residential, diverse, tightly knit, quiet and family-oriented. With shopping and local businesses, including the Brickyard Mall. Various restaurants including Trattoria Porretta Ristorante and Pizzeria, Bob-O-Rino's Subs, Village Tavern, Cafe Prague, Frank's Pizzeria, Jasmine Rice, Las Islas Marias, La Flor de Acapulco, Mama Luna's Restaurant and Pizzeria, Lindo Poncitlan and Starlite Cafe. Bars include B G's Lounge, Middleton Geneva and Stanley's Bar.
Churches and places of worship include Watson Park Church, Christ Universal Mission Church, Islamic Community Center of Illinois, St. Gregory's the Illuminator Armenian Church, Iglesia Ni Cristo Church, Celebration Christian Church, St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Iglesia Misionera Bautista and Mont Clare United Church of Christ.
Landmark: Brickyard Mall