Chicago’s diversity is never more evident than in the neighborhood of Albany Park where residents now speak 40+ different languages. It has one of highest percentages of foreign-born residents of neighborhoods in Chicago.
Bordering on the Chicago River, the neighborhood provides very scenic spots and parks for dining, living and recreation and offers an array of cultural experiences.
Albany Park became a port of entry for immigrants from Asia and Latin America. In 1990 the community area claimed the largest numbers of Korean, Filipino, and Guatemalan immigrants in Chicago.