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The most affordable apartments for rent in River West/Goose Island, Chicago

The most affordable apartments for rent in River West/Goose Island, Chicago
840 W. Blackhawk St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on May 08, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Goose Island are hovering around $2,100, compared to a $1,600 one-bedroom median for Chicago as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on a Goose Island rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1515 N. Fremont St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,320/month, this studio apartment, located at 1515 N. Fremont St., is 23.4% less than the $1,723/month median rent for a studio in Goose Island.

In the unit, expect air conditioning, hardwood flooring, a renovated kitchen and a dishwasher. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Be prepared for a $350 move-in fee.

(See the complete listing here.)

1016 W. Fry St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 1016 W. Fry St. It's listed for $1,375/month.

In the unit, you'll find hardwood flooring. The building offers on-site laundry. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This property doesn't allow cats or dogs. 

(See the complete listing here.)

830 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Here's a studio apartment at 830 N. Milwaukee Ave. that's 501 square feet and going for $1,604/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect garage parking. Also, expect to find in-unit laundry, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the unit. For those with furry friends in tow, this rental is pet-friendly. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

(See the full listing here.)

West Blackhawk Street

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then, there's this 589-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at West Blackhawk Street, listed at $1,933/month.

In the unit, the listing promises granite countertops and in-unit laundry. Good news for animal lovers: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. When it comes to building amenities, expect a gym, garage parking and a swimming pool. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

(See the listing here.)

840 W. Blackhawk Street

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, check out this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 840 W. Blackhawk Street listed at $1,944/month.

Amenities offered in the building include a gym and garage parking. The listing also promises granite countertops, hardwood flooring and a balcony in the unit. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome.

(Here's the listing.)


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