Neighborhoods We Serve
Chicago Apartment Place, Inc. offers apartments for rent in many Chicago neighborhoods. These vibrant lakefront neighborhoods offer scores of great options for entertainment, fitness, transportation, food, shopping and more.
Stretching from Irving Park Road to Diversey Avenue and Western Avenue to Lake Michigan, Lake View is a vibrant neighborhood with easy access to Chicago’s many lakefront activities including running and bicycle paths, tennis courts, golf courses and harbors. Lake View’s reasonably priced housing mix includes elegant single family homes, three flats and an abundance of beautiful vintage apartment buildings which house the neighborhoods main demographic of young professionals. Automobiles are acceptable in this medium density neighborhood as street parking is typically available. Lake View also offers great public transportation options with easy access to the red, purple and brown line CTA trains.
Lake View is also home to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field, one of Chicago’s premier attractions and night life centers. This area, like the rest of Lake View, has an abundance of restaurants, bars, performing arts theaters and live music venues. Diverse shopping options are plentiful throughout Lake View especially along Halsted and Broadway streets where large national chains coexist with local retail establishments.
Lake View has several sub-neighborhoods including Wrigleyville, Lake View East, Roscoe Village, Diversey Harbor and Belmont Harbor.
Lincoln Park is situated between Diversey Avenue to the north, Clybourn Avenue to the west, North Avenue to the south and its namesake Lincoln Park to the east. This crucial location adjacent to Lincoln Park, Chicago’s largest public park, provides this neighborhood with one of the most picturesque front yards in the world. Lincoln Park prides itself on miles of running paths, public beaches, athletic fields, museums and a zoo.
Lincoln Park, one of the oldest communities in Chicago, contains some of the cities finest housing selections. For example, housing in Lincoln Park includes stately old homes, new construction town homes and luxury high-rise apartment buildings. Prices for housing in this neighborhood reflect its high demand and limited supply as does the parking on the street. Nonetheless, affordable options for housing can be found and public transportation options include the CTA red and brown lines as well as CTA buses which canvass the central business district.
Lincoln Park’s restaurant, social and entertainment scenes are also unparalleled. Restaurants from every continent and almost every culture can be visited and enjoyed. At night, young people from around the city flock to Lincoln Park to enjoy the bars, dance establishments, performance theatres and classic movie theatres. And, of course, the shopping in Lincoln Park is acclaimed.
Also central to Lincoln Park’s community is the DePaul University campus which provides the neighborhood with green spaces and attractive architecture. Not to mention DePaul’s students who bring with them an atmosphere which makes Lincoln Park a very desirable place to live.
For more information on Lincoln Park and its offerings please visit the Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce at www.lincolnparkchamber.com.
Adjacent to the Lincoln Park and Gold Coast neighborhoods of Chicago, Old Town is true to its peers as it is also one of Chicago’s finest neighborhoods. Old Town’s key location provides its residents who work in Chicago’s central business district commutes of twenty minutes or less depending on the type of transportation they choose.
Old Town has a reputation for having some of Chicago’s finest restaurants and entertainment establishments. Classic venues such as the Steppenwolf Theatre and the Second City Comedy Club give the neighborhood a true Chicago atmosphere.
Summer street fairs, an abundance of bars and restaurants and a diverse community group make Old Town an exceptional place to live. For more information on Old Town contact the Old Town Merchants and Residents Association at www.oldtownchicago.org.
Located between Montrose Avenue to the north, Addison Street to the south, Western Avenue to the west and the Ravenswood train line to the east, the Northcenter neighborhood is the “heart of Chicago’s north side.” North Center has a storied history and plenty of architectural charm. The neighborhood offers theaters, live music venues, sports bars, restaurants and bowling among other entertainment offerings. Northcenter also has three city parks, a library, movie complex and community events throughout the year.
The contemporary West Loop is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Chicago. It spans from Grand Avenue to the north, the Eisenhower Expressway to the south, Ashland Avenue to the west, and the Chicago River to the east. Also known as the Loft District, it is full of loft style condos and apartments that were once warehouses. The West Loop is also home to dozens of art galleries and restaurants of every ethnicity and cuisine, making it one of Chicago’s cultural hubs. Cozy cafes and a number of trendy bars and clubs complete this exciting neighborhood.
The West Loop also offers many transportation options. The Dan Ryan and Eisenhower Expressways run through the West Loop, making it a great location to get around the city with minimal commute. Additionally, the CTA’s Green, Pink and Blue Line “L” trains all run through the West Loop. There is also a Metra commuter line train at nearby Union Station.
Wicker Park is one of Chicago’s most exciting and eclectic neighborhoods. Formerly known as an artists’ haven, Wicker Park has more recently evolved into the vanguard of music, nightlife, and fashion. It boasts an array of national and local stores, restaurants, bars, clubs, and music venues. Wicker Park offers a variety of transportation options, with two CTA Blue Line stops (Damen and Divison), seven CTA bus lines, and the major arteries of North, Milwaukee, and Damen all converging upon the center of the neighborhood. Interstate 90/94 is also nearby.