Chicago Apartment News

The Chicago apartment market is robust, especially around some of the city's premier downtown neighborhoods like River North, the Gold Coast, and the West Loop. If you're looking for information about apartments for rent in Chicago, you've come to the right place. Featured below is up-to-the-minute news and local tidbits about everything related to apartments and rentals in Chicago.

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Chicago Luxury RentalsInterested in Chicago's most exclusive rentals? Take a look at this spectacular collection of rentals all with an asking price of $10,000/month...

60 E. Monroe #6202  

With three-bedrooms and 3.5-baths, renters at 60 E Monroe #6202 are treated to such delights as floor-to-ceiling windows, a chef’s kitchen and some stunning views. The building also brings in amenities including a fitness room, an outdoor garden terrace and sky lounges, plus an indoor swimming pool. 

60 E. Monroe #5801

Staying in the same building, unit #5801 is a three-bedroom, three-bath rental with 2,400 square feet of living space. The price point affords high-end appliances, wide plank wood flooring and large walk-in closets.  

333 N. Canal #2205

With river and city

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4 Bedroom Rentals ChicagoLooking for plenty of living space along with luxury finishes and amenities in your new Chicago apartment or rental? Take a closer look at Chicago's most impressive 4-bedroom rentals currently on the market.

1140 N. Wells #PH

Available for a mesmerizing $45,000 per month, a penthouse unit at 1140 N Wells comes with 8,500 square feet of living space, in a two-level design. This four-bedroom plus a den unit also includes a private elevator and a chef’s kitchen. The rooftop terrace adds in a swimming pool and hot tub, a fire pit, an outdoor shower and more.

NEMA - 1210 S. Indiana #PH7

In comparison, a penthouse unit at 1210 S Indiana currently rents for more than $19,000 per month. This four-bedroom unit comes with 2,700 square feet of living

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Halsted Flats Apartment Building For SaleThe luxury apartment building known as Halsted Flats has hit the market for the second time in as many years, this time with a price tag of a cool $125 million.

Located at 3740 N. Halsted and only blocks from Wrigley Field, Halsted Flats contains 269 units with studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans.

According to Crain’s, Halsted Flats is one of the largest apartment buildings to be listed since the pandemic started, and its location outside of downtown is actually what could make this a more attractive opportunity right now than something in the heart the city, where uncertainty in pricing and demand heading into next year and beyond still looms.

Recent data from CoStar shows Halsted Flats is 91% occupied and the average rental price

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Renters are sure to find the available options at 2101 S Wabash appealing for a variety of reasons. From the uniqueness of the individual units to the location, there’s plenty to love about the property.

First of all, this boutique building offers just the right level of amenities. You’ll find a fitness center with free weights, plus there’s an elevator, a media room and available bike storage.

The floor plans are something else renters are sure to enjoy. The loft-style units at 2101 S. Wabash come in your choice of either a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom floor plan. This provides a range of options for renters, from a cozy 600 square feet to a much larger rental with upwards of 1,100 square feet of living space.

Of course, renters are sure to fall in

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Chicago New ConstructionFound in Old Town, Chicago’s North + Vine provides elegant apartments and an array of added amenities. The property includes your choice of a studio, one, two-, or even a three- bedroom apartment, all of which are accented by a number of high-end features and finishes.

Each of the apartments at North + Vine includes high ceilings, oversized windows, walk-in closets and spa-like baths. In addition, some of the units offer up impressive views of the city skyline.

Community amenities are plentiful, from the private terrace with fire pits to the swimming pool and sundeck. The property also offers its residents access to a health club, resident lounge, a library and a work lounge.

Other extras include reserved garage parking, a dog run and pet spa, plus a

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Rentals at 5442 N. Western For luxury and exclusivity in Chicago’s Budlong Woods neighborhood, consider the new construction possibilities of 5442 N Western. This brand-new rental property offers the appeal of a rental and the luxury of a large amount of living space.

In fact, it’s said these apartments feel more like living in a single-family home. Starting at around 1,400 square feet in size, the largest unit easily command more than 3,300 square feet of living space.

With the option of two-to four-bedrooms, renters can either choose from a simplex, a duplex up, or a duplex down unit. All renters, meanwhile, have the option of sharing a large rooftop deck with incredible city views.

You will also find some private outdoor terraces, plus such upscale features and finishes as quartz

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Old Town Apartments For RentCurrently under construction, Old Town Park Phase 3 promises to bring hundreds of new rentals to Chicago’s Old Town. Marketed as the city’s newest luxury rental apartments, phase three will include a parking garage, amenity deck and some office space.

Expected to be finished sometime next year, the new tower joins an already exciting collection of completed rentals including everything from convertibles to three-bedroom floor plans, townhomes and penthouse units. As construction progresses on phase 3, renters can still choose from available units in buildings one and two.

Existing Old Town Park amenities offer access to swimming and a spa, plus indoor and outdoor multi-sport courts. The property also includes a sports lounge with arcade games, a private

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One of the newest additions to River North is certainly attracting interest. The new 369 West development will eventually house hundreds of apartments where a former Clark and Barlow hardware store once stood.

Currently under development by Omni Group, future residents can expect to find ground level retail space and garage parking topped off by more than 350 residential units. The building additionally includes some recessed balconies and amazing penthouse units on its upper levels.

Future residents can expect to find a number of amenities on the building’s sixth floor, including an adjacent outdoor deck topping the building’s podium. Tenants can also expect to enjoy some incredible views of the surrounding neighborhood from the shared space and the

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Old Town RentalsFor luxury rentals in Old Town, there are several good reasons to choose Old Town Park. From its amenities to its location, you cannot go wrong with this upscale property.

One of the biggest draws for renters is its long list of amenities. Old Town Park offers a heated swimming pool and hot tub outside, plus a full spa inside. The list also includes indoor and outdoor sports courts, an outdoor projector screen, a sports lounge and a full fitness center with complimentary classes.

With three towers to eventually choose from, renters can opt for everything ranging from a convertible floor plan to a three-bedroom unit. The property also offers some short term furnished apartments and some penthouse units on its upper levels.

The final reason to rent at Old

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Downtown Chicago Apartment Buildings Near Dog ParkIf you're a dog owner looking for a new apartment somewhere in the Downtown Chicago area, chances are living near a dog park is high up on your list of priorities. So, to help get your search started off in the right direction, we've started a running list of Chicago's top luxury apartment buildings near a downtown dog park.


At 76-stories high, NEMA rises high above the South Loop with some fantastic views overlooking the lake, downtown and Grant Park. The building is conveniently positioned near Grant Bark Park; an off-leash park that’s fully fenced and even offers a doggy drinking fountain.

73 E. Lake

Just steps away from Michigan Avenue, 73 E Lake offers luxury apartments complemented by such amenities as an outdoor deck, theater, pet

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