Belleville’s Empire Neighborhood Features a Mix of Residential and Commercial Spaces

Belleville Illinois' Empire NeighborhoodBelleville Illinois’ beautiful and historic Empire Neighborhood welcomes visitors, new residents and those who have spent their entire lives in Belleville’s oldest neighborhood. Empire Neighborhood offers a mix of majestic old mansions, traditional German folk houses, business properties and everything in between.

Here you will find friendly, walkable streets, welcoming neighbors, schools with character, neighborhood watering holes, churches on every block, and a downtown that is alive with food, shopping, movies and much more!

The Empire Neighborhood is Alive!

Named after Belleville’s Empire Stove Factory, a thriving business cornerstone, The Empire Neighborhood is home to the Downtown Belleville YMCA Robert L and Elsie Kern Center, a state-of-the-art health facility complete with swimming, racquetball, indoor track and much more. Living in the Empire Neighborhood also means you within an easy walk to Belleville’s Downtown and all of the shopping, dining and activities it has to offer. The historic Belleville Library is a great place to study or research or just peruse the wide variety of books, magazines and multi-media. There’s even a downloadable app that brings the Belleville Library experience into the 21st century.

Map of The Empire Neighborhood