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Haunted Chicago: Here’s Some Of Our Favorite Neighborhood Halloween Decorations

PHOTOS: Check out how Chicagoans have decked out homes across the city for Halloween.

Halloween decorations at a home in the 2900 block of West Leland Ave. in Ravenswood Manor on Oct. 24, 2022.
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CHICAGO — Chicagoans have transformed their yards into Halloween scenes ahead of the holiday, and Block Club Chicago reporters set out to capture the best displays.

A tunnel of terror in Albany Park, expressive skeletons drinking martinis in Wicker Park and a towering ofrenda in Pilsen are just some of the elaborate displays delighting neighbors this spooky season.

Here are some of the best blocks you’ll see this Halloween.

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Halloween decorations at a home in the 5000 block of North Hamlin Avenue in Albany Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 6000 block of North Pulaski Road in North Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 9900 block of South Artesian Avenue in Beverly on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 1400 block of North Hoyne Avenue in Wicker Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations handmade by resident Kevin Byrne at his home in the 2900 block of West Wilson Avenue in Ravenswood Manor on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 5000 block of North Hamlin Avenue in Albany Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 9900 block of South Artesian Avenue in Beverly on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 5000 block of North Hamlin Avenue in Albany Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 4600 block of South Sacramento Ave. in Brighton Park on Oct. 21, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 4600 block of South Sacramento Ave. in Brighton Park on Oct. 21, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 4500 block of North Moody Avenue in Portage Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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A werewolf and skeletons stand as part of a Halloween display in the 11100 block of South Sawyer Avenue in Mt. Greenwood on Oct. 19, 2022.
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A dragon, pumpkin towers, skeletons and other decorations stand as part of a Halloween display in the 11100 block of South Sawyer Avenue in Mt. Greenwood Oct. 19.
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Halloween decorations are seen at a home in the 4000 block of North McVicker Avenue in Portage Park on Oct. 16, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 2400 block of North Surrey Court in Lincoln Park on Oct. 20, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 2900 block of West Wilson Avenue in Ravenswood Manor on Oct. 24, 2022.
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A Harry Potter Halloween house sits on Dickens Avenue between Fremont and Bissell streets in Lincoln Park as seen Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 1400 block of North Hoyne Avenue in Wicker Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 2900 block of West Leland Avenue in Ravenswood Manor on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 3000 block of West 107th Street in Mt. Greenwood on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Isabel Hernandez poses with her Día de los Muertos ofrenda in her Pilsen yard on Oct. 17, 2022.
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Isabel Hernandez’s Pilsen yard on 19th Street between Throop and Loomis streets is turned into an ofrenda, as seen on Oct. 17, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 10800 block of South Troy Avenue in Mt. Greenwood on Oct. 24, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 10800 block of South Troy Avenue in Mt. Greenwood on Oct. 24, 2022.
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A “Game of Thrones” Halloween house display in Old Irving Park takes over a lawn in the 3700 block of North Keeler Avenue, seen on Oct. 10, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 5800 block of West Waveland Avenue in Portage Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 5800 block of West Waveland Avenue in Portage Park on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations on a home in the 2000 block of West 21st Place in Pilsen on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations on a home in the 2000 block of West 21st Place in Pilsen on Oct. 19, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 900 block of North Lorel Avenue in Austin on Oct. 21, 2022.
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Halloween decorations at a home in the 9900 block of South Artesian Avenue in Beverly on Oct. 24, 2022.

Spots featured:

  • 900 block of West Dickens Avenue
  • 900 block of North Lorel Avenue
  • 1400 block of North Hoyne Avenue
  • 1300 block of West 19th Street
  • 2000 block of West 21st Place
  • 2400 block of North Surrey Court
  • 2900 block of West Wilson Avenue
  • 3700 block of North Keeler Avenue
  • 4000 block of North McVicker Avenue
  • 5000 block of North Hamlin Avenue
  • 4500 block of North Moody Avenue
  • 5800 block of West Waveland Avenue
  • 6000 block of North Pulaski Road
  • 4600 block of South Sacramento Avenue
  • 9900 block of South Artesian Avenue
  • 10800 block of South Troy Avenue
  • 11100 block of South Sawyer Avenue
  • 3000 block of West 107th Street

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