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

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $2,500 get you?
11 S. Green St. | Photo: Apartment Guide 
By Hoodline - Published on March 30, 2020.

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 hunting down affordable apartments in Chicago if you've got up to $2,500/month earmarked for your rent.

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

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343 W. Wolf Point Plaza (River North)

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,406/month, this studio apartment is located at 343 W. Wolf Point Plaza.

In the unit, you can anticipate quartz countertops and a balcony. Pet lovers are in luck: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

2230 N. Orchard St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, located at 2230 N. Orchard St., here's a two-bedroom, two-bathroom abode that's listed for $2,421/month.

In the residence, expect to find hardwood flooring, air conditioning, a fireplace and a dishwasher. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, this location is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and has excellent transit.

(See the complete listing here.)

West Fulton and North Canal streets (Fulton River District)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,422/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at West Fulton and North Canal streets.

The building has a swimming pool, a gym and a resident lounge. The apartment also has a deck. Pets are not allowed.

According to Walk Score, this location has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

1120 N. LaSalle St. (Near North)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Then, there's this 950-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1120 N. LaSalle St. that's going for $2,423/month.

Building amenities include garage parking, a gym and secured entry. You can also expect to find hardwood flooring and a dishwasher in the apartment. The property is cat-friendly and dog-friendly. 

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and has excellent transit.

(See the full listing here.)

11 S. Green St. (Greektown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Finally, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment over at 11 S. Green St. It's listed for $2,500/month for its 644 square feet.

The apartment comes with hardwood flooring, a walk-in closet and a dishwasher. The building offers secured entry and garage parking. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Additionally, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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