What's Near The Clare Senior Living in Downtown Chicago, IL

Life at The Clare

The Heart of it All

Centrally located in Chicago’s famed Gold Coast. From your corner at Rush and Pearson, you can explore the city’s shops, restaurants, entertainment, and cultural attractions that make up the best of Chicago living.

In fact, Walk Score® recently called The Clare’s location a ‘Walker’s Paradise’ and scored the community a perfect 100 out of 100 for its walkable accessibility to local attractions, Whole Foods and Potash Market, public transportation including multiple buses and train lines and nearby North Side parks including Connors Square, Seneca Park and Washington Square.

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“There are a million things to do here, and you step out the door and all of Chicago is at your fingertips.”

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Points of Interest


Did you ever think you could be a tourist in your own town? The Clare gives you that exciting opportunity by surrounding you with incredible places to spend your free time.

Art Institute of Chicago
Fourth Presbyterian Church
Holy Name Catholic Cathedral
John Hancock Center / Observatory
Lincoln Park Zoo
Field Museum
Garfield Park Conservatory
Soldier Field
Lincoln Park Conservatory
Navy Pier
Millennium Park
Willis Tower (Sears Tower)
Water Tower
Museum of Science and Industry
Buckingham Fountain
Shedd Aquarium
Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows
Chicago History Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art
Adler Planetarium


The Clare counts Chicago’s most illustrious performing arts venues among its neighbors. Whether you prefer to pick and choose a few, or become a season subscriber to many, the offerings are unlimited.

Broadway Playhouse
Chicago Theater
Chicago Opera Theater
Goodman Theater
Harris Theater
Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
Lookingglass Theater Co.
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Royal George Theater
Shakespeare Theater
Steppenwolf Theater
Symphony Center
Victory Gardens Theater


You’ll find the menus at The Clare wonderful and varied, but that shouldn’t stop you from exploring the many well known dining destinations close by. Just follow your taste buds!

Frontera Grill
Gibson’s Steakhouse
Le Colonial
Maple & Ash
Marisol Restaurant & Bar
McCormick & Schmick’s
Nomi Kitchen
Osteria del Pastaio
Pierrot Gourmet
RL Ralph Lauren
Shanghai Terrace


Loyola Museum of Art
Center for Life and Learning
Loyola University
Newberry Library
Northwestern University
University of Chicago – Gleacher Center
DePaul University