Wicker Park, Chicago’s beloved trending hipster neighborhood is more than just mustaches, bikes, and craft beer. This vibrant neighbored tucked away on Chicago’s near West Side has it all. And if there’s something think is missing, never fear, transportation is everywhere! With fast, easy access to downtown, Restaurant Row, and the up and coming neighborhoods of Logan Square and Avondale, Wicker Park is the dream for those who want the feel of Chicago without the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue. These beautiful loft apartments show the best that Wicker has to offer.
5. 1400 N Milwaukee Ave Apt 407 – $1,695/month
Let’s take a look at a latest development in Chicago’s apartment scene: the Aurélien.
Located at the corner of Clark and Chestnut, the 31-story apartment tower recently opened and is generating buzz around the Gold Coast. Aurélien, which translates to ‘golden’ in French, is a chic and urban industrial style rental development of 368 units. The building offers studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom luxury rental homes with hardwood floors, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and floor to ceiling windows. Amenities include an outdoor pool, luxury sundeck, garden terrace, a fitness center and pet-friendly perks. Rents begin from $1,860/month.
See inside the new Aurélien building…
What do you think of the Aurélien apartments?
Ever wonder how far your money would go in Chicago, rent wise? We set a monthly rent budget of $1,500 and searched available apartments across a variety of Chicago neighborhoods.
What some apartments lack in space, offer excellent location — while others have multiple rooms and newer finishes. From Buena Park to Old Town, South Loop to Lakeview, and beyond, take a look at these budget-comparable apartments in Chicago.
Here’s what $1,500 a month will rent you in Chicago:
Buena Park (1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom)
Address: 718 W. Irving Park Road
Irving Park (3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom)
Address: 3426 N. Keeler Avenue
South Loop (Studio)
Address: 2101 S. Michigan Avenue
Address: 3170 N. Sheridan Road
Old Town (1 Bedroom, 1 Bath)
Address: 1923 N. Sedgewick Drive
Edgewater (1 Bedroom, 1 Bath)
Address: 5600 N. Sheridan Road
Gold Coast (Studio)
Address: 20 E. Scott Street
Which apartment would YOU choose with a $1,500 budget?