Top 10 Chicago Apartment Buildings Now

New year, new apartment? For many Chicagoans, the turn of the year inspires the urge to move. If you’re on the search for a new apartment, you’re in luck: Chicago has seen a flurry of construction in the past few years and subsequent openings of shiny new apartment buildings. With so many options available, we’ve rounded up ten of the best apartment buildings to live at now.


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North Water Apartments

North Water Apartments are located at 340 E. North Water Street with rent beginning at $1,973.



Aurelien is located at 833 N. Clark St. with rent beginning at $1,915.



The Sinclair is located at 1201 N. LaSalle Drive with rent beginning at $1,970.



OneEleven is located at 111 W. Wacker Drive with rent beginning at $1,808.


Eight O Five

Eight O Five is located at  805 N. LaSalle Drive with rent beginning at $1,622.


858 Franklin

858 N. Franklin Street is located at (you guessed it) 858 N. Franklin with rent beginning at $2,150.



MILA is located at 201 N. Garland Ct. with rent beginning at $1,895.


State & Chestnut

State & Chestnut is located at 845 N. State Street with rent beginning at $1,964.


The Parker

The Parker is located at 730 W. Couch Place with rent beginning at $1,885.


Wolf Point West

Wolf Point West is located at 343 W. Wolf Point Plaza with rent beginning at $1,761.



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5 Chicago Neighborhoods With Under The Average Rents

Chicago is ranked as the ninth most expensive city to live in. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t affordable apartments to be found in the city. Here are some affordable neighborhoods that have rent prices below the city average of $1,967.

Here are 5 Chicago neighborhoods with under the average rents


Average Rent: $1314

The neighborhood currently is home to more Irish-style pubs than any other in Chicago. Is that a property value booster?



Average Rent: $1269

Edgewater contains several beaches that residents enjoy in the late spring, summer, and early autumn. Chicago’s largest park, Lincoln Park, stretches south from Edgewater for seven miles along the waterfront, almost to downtown.


Rogers Park

Average Rent: $1,250

The neighborhood of Rogers Park may be the most expensive on our list, but rent prices are still lower than the city average. Rogers Park boasts the distinction of being the northernmost neighborhood in Chicago and being one of the most diverse. There are 80 different languages spoken among the 63,000 residents.


Mount Greenwood

Average Rent: $975

Moving to Mount Greenwood will offer you the most bang for your buck. Not only can you live in an affordable apartment, but you can also live in the safest neighborhood in Chicago. This neighborhood offers a casual experience with many locally owned restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.


Avalon Park

Average Rent: $964

Located in the southeastern part of the city, Avalon Park rounds out our list as the cheapest. Formerly known as “Mud Lake,” Avalon Park has progressed over the years from its swampy days and now boasts a middle-class residential community.


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River North Rentals at The Gallery on Wells

Looking for a new apartment in Chicago? Check out The Gallery on Wells, located at 637 N. Wells in the heart of River North. The apartment building is a 39 story tower with 442 rental apartments, including studios, convertibles, one, two and three-bedroom layouts. The Gallery on Wells also offers a 26,000 square foot outdoor deck with a pool, hot tub, fire pit, BBQ grills, and cabanas. Indoor amenities include a fitness center, sauna and game room. For more information and apartment availability, contact The Gallery on Wells.


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