Ukrainian Village: Hottest Neighborhood in the Country! Redfin’s just-released “Hottest Neighborhoods of 2016” report, which ranks neighborhoods in 32 cities across the country, shows Ukrainian Village as first in the nation. The West Loop and East Village ranked second and third hottest neighborhoods in the city. The calculation was based on page views, searches and other factors measured on Redfin’s website and app during the second half of 2015. In the last few years, Chicago Avenue — Ukrainian Village’s main commercial street — has seen a boom in new retail shops, restaurants and apartments. Read more on DNAinfo.