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Vinegar Hill is a small rectangular residential neighborhood that sits a few minutes southwest of downtown Springfield. It is within the 62704 zip code. Because of its proximity to the urban center of the city, this Illinois community is close to several attractions for locals and visitors. From historic to nightlife establishments, Vinegar Hill is close to many tourist attractions but offers a quiet suburban atmosphere within its borders.
There are few commercial pockets within Vinegar Hill. The southwestern corner is home to Cheer Zone, a flower shop, and the headquarters of the Illinois Times, the city’s newsweekly. The Springfield Mass Transit System serves the Vinegar Hill area and offers several routes to and from places around the city. Close to dense urban construction, this area is also ideal for pedestrians and cyclists.
South Grand Avenue West makes up Vinegar Hill’s southern border. It intersects with Walnut Street and South 2nd Street, Vinegar Hill’s western and eastern boundary lines, respectively. The rectangular neighborhood’s boundaries are completed by West Jefferson Street to the north.
A few blocks to the northwest of Vinegar Hill in downtown Springfield are several historic attractions close together. They include the Korean War National Museum and several other state-run points of interest such as the Illinois State Museum; the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, on the Old Capitol Building campus; and Abraham Lincoln’s home, with tours and information center.
Several restaurants and nightlife establishments surround the area. Visitors can dine at Sebastian’s Hideout for upscale cuisine or experience the eclectic atmosphere of Caitie Girl’s on Jefferson Street. Bar None, Stella Blue, and the No Name Bar in the State House Inn hotel offer luxury lounge and bar facilities.