Near North Neighbors

We at Near North Montessori promote the exhilaration of learning for life in our students. The neighbors in our wonderful community of Wicker Park / Bucktown, have joined together to contribute to our goal of excellence at the school through our Near North Neighbors Program.

Thank you to all of Near North Neighbors listed below. If you contact any of these businesses, please let them know you found them through Near North Neighbors.

Great Local Restaurants

Big Delicious Planet
Big Delicious Planet
Heidi Coudal, alumni parent
412 N Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622


Big Star
Terry Alexander, parent
1531 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622


Best Intentions

Mike McCutcheon, parent
3281 W Armitage Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647


Black Bull
Daniel Alonso, parent; and Nadar Hindo, parent
1721 W Division Street
Chicago, Illinois 60622


Dove's Luncheonette
Terry Alexander, parent
1545 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622


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Falafel & Grill
1317 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622


Kin Sushi and Thai Cuisine
1132 N Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642


Milk and Honey Cafe

1920 W Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622


The Violet Hour
Terry Alexander, parent
1520 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60622


Health & Well-Being

Buddha Belly Kids Yoga


Dermatology + Aesthetics
Neha Robinson MD, parent
Karen Horn, MD & Meyer Horn, MD, parents
1765 N Elston Avenue, Ste 110
Chicago, Illinois 60642


Growing Smiles
Reena Shah, DDS, parent; and Kristen Elliot, DDS
3701 N Southport Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60613


Inner Light Pilates and Yoga
Allison Aske, alumni parent
2213 W Shakespeare Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

Professional Services

fullline printing, inc.
Steve Juhasz, owner
361 W Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654
(commercial offset and digital printing)


NorthStar Heating & Air Conditioning
Daniel Scott, parent
2200 Green Bay Road
Evanston, Illinois 60201


Starship Salon

Trisha Star-Perez, parent
2503 W Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622


jami darwin chiang
Jami Darwin Chiang, parent
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(print design, illustration, and installation art)

Arts, Education & Fun

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Altitude Chicago Trampoline Park
Amanda Elman-Kolb, parent
404 N Armour St
Chicago, IL 60642


Building Blocks Toy Store

Building Blocks Toy Store - Lincoln Park
2071 N Clybourn
Chicago, IL 60614


Escape Artistry
Maren Rosenberg, owner
1579 N Milwaukee Avenue, Rm 350
1342 N Milwaukee Avenue, Second Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60622

Retail & Distribution

Christina Karin Logo

Christina Karin
Cy and Christina Monley, parents
2301 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647


Howard Orloff Imports
1924 N Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60622

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Madison and Rayne
Josh Jones, parent
327 N Bell Ave
Chicago, IL 60612


Joe Lauer, parent
1913 W Division Street
Chicago, Illinois 60622


Poster Plus
Josh Gartler, parent
2108 N Whipple Street
Chicago, Illinois 60647

Real Estate & Construction

Eighty-Eight, Inc.
Dan Menitoff, parent
2950 W Carroll Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60612


Malone Residential

Kathleen Malone, parent
1875 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
instagram | facebook


Sam Marts Architects & Planners
1474 N Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622

Woods Residential Engineering and Inspection, LLC
Marcus Woods, parent
2933 N Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60657

Becoming a Near North Neighbor is a great opportunity – our families are encouraged to patron local business that make an important contribution to ensure that the daily experience of every student at NNM is vibrant and meaningful.