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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $2,500 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Chicago?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating apartment rentals in Chicago if you don't want to spend more than $2,500/month on rent.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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25 W. Randolph St. (The Loop)

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,403/month, this 712-square-foot studio apartment is located at 25 W. Randolph St.

The unit offers in-unit laundry. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate a gym and a swimming pool. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that this location has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

215 W. Lake St. (The Loop)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom spot situated at 215 W. Lake St. It's listed for $2,405/month for its 704 square feet.

The building features a gym and a swimming pool. The listing also promises in-unit laundry and a dishwasher in the unit. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

2950 N. Sheridan Road (Lake View East)

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Here's a 911-square-foot studio apartment at 2950 N. Sheridan Road that's going for $2,411/month.

In the residence, expect to find a walk-in closet, air conditioning and a ceiling fan. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is extremely walkable, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

5252 S. Cornell Ave. (East Hyde Park)

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Located at 5252 S. Cornell Ave., here's a 77-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence that's listed for $2,415/month.

Cats and dogs are not allowed.

Walk Score indicates that this location is very walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

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