diversey harbor


Diversey Harbor, IL

Lat: 41° 55.941   Long: 087° 37.852

Quick Reference:

  • Port Type: City, Man-made
  • Monitors VHF: 9, 16
  • Charts: NOS 14927
  • Customs: No
  • Coast Guard
  • Transient Docking
  • Anchorage
  • Diesel
  • Gasoline
  • Potable Water
  • Pump Out
  • Washrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Repair Services
  • Provisions
  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital/Clinic
  • Banks/ATM
  • Restaurants/Pubs
  • Shopping
  • Internet
  • Amenities
  Important Numbers

Area Code773
Harbor Master312-742-7762


Harbor Distance (nm) Harbor Distance (nm)
Montrose Harbor, 1.85 N DuSable Harbour 4.65 S
Belmont Harbor .65 N Monroe Harbor 6.15 S
Chicago Harbor Light 3.3 S Burnham Harbor 8.15 S


Diversey Harbor is located in the heart of Lincoln Park, approximately 3.5 nm north of the main Chicago harbor entrance. It is solely a harbor for power boats. Within walking distance is the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Lincoln Park Botanical Gardens.


The approaches are clear from all directions. The entrance is marked with a Fl RED light and a Fl GREEN light. There is a fixed bridge spaning the entrance with a charted height of 14 ft/4.3 m.


Diversey Harbor   (312) 742-7762   VHF 9, 16
Diversey Harbor has 714 slips for power vessels. Water and power are available dockside. Restrooms and showers are available. There is internet access.

Diversey Yacht Club   (773) 929-8819   
DYC has transient slips available on a reciprocal basis. There is a fuel dock (diesel and gasoline) and pumpout station. There are restrooms and showers at their clubhouse as well as a restaurant and bar. The club has internet access.


There are no repair or maintenance facilities at Diversey Harbor. See Chicago Port review for options. Go to Chicago

There are several grocery stores in the neighbourhoods to the west. Market Place Foodstore is a madium size grocery store a short taxi ride from the harbor.

There are six banks in a row with ATM's along West Diversey Ave.


St. Joseph Hospital (773) 665-3000 is located immediately north of the harbor.

Balin Pharmacy (773) 929-6555, located immediately west of Diversey Harbor, is the closest pharmacy.


There are countless restaurants and pubs in the neighbourhoods west of Diversey harbor. North Clark Street runs roughly parallel to the shoreline and has many interesting restaurants along its way. A few that might interest you are Doc Wine Bar where you can sample a range of wines, Del Seoul for their Korean dishes, Kabuki for their sushi and the Austrian Bakery and Deli for their authentic and mouth-watering pasteries.


Diversy Harbor is just north of the famous Lincoln Park Zoo. Both the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and the Lincoln Park Botanical Gardens are within walking distance. Extending all along the shoreline is a beautiful network of parks that make a delightful area to walk, explore and enjoy warm summer days. Public transport can get you into the downtown where there are attractions to suit everyone. Explore this extensive City of Chicago tourism site to load up on ideas to get the most of your visit.

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