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|East end||Lake Shore Drive (500 W) in Chicago|
|West end||Cumberland Avenue (8400 W) in Chicago|
From east to west:
- Lake View (City of Chicago)
- North Center (City of Chicago)
- Avondale (City of Chicago)
- Irving Park (City of Chicago)
- Portage Park (City of Chicago)
- Dunning (City of Chicago)
Points of interest
- The Chicago Police Department's historic Town Hall Police Station is located at the intersection of Addison and Halsted Streets. The police department has recently moved into a larger facility next door, and the building is being turned into senior housing.
- Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs is located on Addison between Clark Street and Sheffield Avenue in the heart of Wrigleyville.
- Wrigleyville is the neighborhood centered around the stadium and is full of Cubs related stores, restaurants and bars. The most famous one is The Cubby Bear located directly across the street on Addison from the stadium.
- At the intersection of Addison and Western is Lane Tech High School one of the city's oldest, largest and top performing schools.
- Addison passes by the Villa District between Avondale Avenue and Pulaski Road.
- The historic Schurz High School is located at the intersection of Addison and Milwaukee and is well known for its architecture. It is an officially designated Chicago Landmark.