Chicago's North Mayfair is "Best Old-House Neighborhood"

North Mayfair Historic Bungalow District
North Mayfair Historic Bungalow District

Betty White isn't the only one showing us that being old and adorable can get you plenty of attention these days. Chicago's North Mayfair, an idyllic neighborhood on the Northwest side of Chicago that has tried its best to keep from being overrun by the looming developments pervading many of the city's communities, was recently dubbed one of the "51 Best Old House Neighborhoods: 2010" in the U.S. and Canada by This Old House magazine.

We think we know why...