LIVE DOWNTOWN

 
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Live Downtown!

Waukegan’s historic downtown district offers residents the best of many worlds:

  • affordable North Shore living

  • walkable urban setting

  • award winning Public Library

  • dynamic arts community with art galleries, live theater and music

  • easy access to Lake Michigan beaches and Waukegan Harbor

  • college, fitness centers and churches

  • Metra service to downtown Chicago

APARTMENTS, CONDOS AND LOFTS

Hidden Creek Apartments
Managed by Forever Construction Inc.
100 S. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085
847-336-9904
foreverconstruction@ymail.com

Karcher Artspace Lofts
405 Washington St., Waukegan, IL, 60085
847-445-6440
tbangs@ludwigco.com

Merchants Block
131 W. Water St., Waukegan, IL 60085
847 872 4943
bullcreek4@gmail.com

To list your downtown apartments here, please contact the Waukegan Main Street office at 847-623-6650 or josh@waukeganmainstreet.org.

 
 

WORK DOWNTOWN

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Work Downtown!

LOCAL JOB OPENINGS

Looking for a job in or around downtown Waukegan? We post job openings as we hear about them and provide links to Local Employers, Employment Services and Job Fairs.  Another source of job openings is State Representative Rita Mayfield’s office as they send out a weekly Job Opportunities newsletter.  Sign up here.

LOCAL EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

City of Waukegan
College of Lake County
County of Lake Career Center
Lake County Job Center
Manpower
Matthews Employs
Waukegan Township
Waukegan Public Library
Waukegan Park District

Job Fairs

None currently.

 

PLAY DOWNTOWN

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Play Downtown!

ArtWauk– takes place every 3rd Saturday in the Arts & Entertainment District from 5:00 and 9:00 pm.

GALLERIES AND THEATRES

UNDERCROFT GALLERY – 410 Grand Avenue, Lower Level
DINOSAUR STUDIO TATTOO – 116 S. Genesee Street
DANDELION GALLERY – 109 S. Genesee Street
TUFO GALERIE – 116 N. Genesee Street
URBAN EDGE GALLERY – 220 Clayton Street
SIDECAR STUDIO – 405 Washington Street
THE MIC- 405 Washington Street
KARCHER 405 GALLERY – 405 Washington Street
KAPHEIM STUDIO – 122 E. Washington Street

GENESEE THEATRE – 203 N. Genesee Street
3 BROTHERS THEATRE – 115 N. Genesee Street

LIVE MUSIC – Call for current schedules!

THE BURGUNDY ROOM
215 Washington Street – 847.775.1486
FAMILY PIANO COMPANY
114 S. Genesee Street – 847.775.1988
GREEN TOWN TAVERN
110 S. Genesee Street – 847.244.1001
THE HARBOR’S EDGE (open May to October)
175 N. Harbor Place – 847.996.0115
17 NORTH
17 N. Genesee Street – 847.623.WINE

SEASONAL LIVE MUSIC

JAZZ WAVE (every other Sunday from 6 – 8pm)
Three Brothers Theatre, 115 N. Genesee Street – 847.244.9666
WAUKEGAN PUBLIC LIBRARY FRIDAY CONCERTS (summer season)
128 N. County Street – 847.623.2041
WAUKEGAN BAND FOUNDATION (summer season)
Stiner Pavilion, 201 Seahorse Drive – www.waukeganband.com