Old Town remains a coveted neighborhood as one of the city’s most charming spots to live. Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in renting in Old Town, Chicago:
Living in Old Town
The historic district of Old Town, nestled north of downtown between Gold Coast and Lincoln Park, offers a blend of Victorian-style buildings and modern high rise apartments.
The neighborhood has earned a stellar reputation from the historic architecture, lively energy, abundance of activities, and prime location, making the area an excellent place for young working professional and families alike to live.
Old Town also offers its residents major convenience. This neighborhood is extremely walkable, close to the “L” and provides plenty of bus routes.
What to Do in Old Town
Old Town is the perfect place to be if you enjoy the social scene.
The Old Town Triangle is one of the hippest, most historic areas in the city, as one of the only regions to survive the Chicago fire of 1871. Here you’ll find boutique fitness studios, such as Orangetheory, and late night spots like the Vig. Or if you’re looking for some great laughs, check out a show at the legendary Second City.
Head to North Wells Street for some fun dining and neighborhood bars. One of our favorite spots, Happy Camper, boasts tire-swing bar stools, fiber optic lights made to look like stars, a great tap selection, and mouth-watering pizzas.
Available Apartments in Old Town for $2,000
1250 LaSalle is a premier apartment building located in the heart of Chicago’s Old Town. Spacious floor plans range from studios to two-bedroom apartments. Residents enjoy city living with access to Chicago’s beautiful parks and lakeshore. The one bedroom apartments have a starting price range of $1,737 – $2,470 while studios start at $1,749. Building amenities including a rooftop deck, outdoor grills and kitchen area, fitness center, bicycle storage, and residential storage areas. Plus each unit has a private balcony that offers stunning views of the city.
K Square apartments are located right on Wells Street steps from top restaurants, shops, and nightlife. The studio apartments have a starting price of $1,853 while the one bedrooms start at $2,395. With easy access to everything one may need, K Square is just minutes away from Lincoln Park to the north, the Gold Coast to the south, the lake and the park just seconds to the east.
Coming soon: North + Vine is located at 633 West North Avenue features resport style amenitites and services. Studios are starting at $2,095 with additional floor plans such as one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments. Units are upgraded with hardwood floors and modern finishes and appliances. Residents have access to a hotel-inspired pool deck, fitness center, fire pits, grilling stations, and media room. The main feature of the building is the penthouse amenity space with private chef’s demo kitchen, expansive ceilings, and an 18’ high fireplace place. These Old Town apartments also feature services for residents such as cleaning, laundry and pet care, so that every detail is handled with care and residents can enjoy easy living.
Two Old Town Park features convertibles starting at $1,890 with condo-level finishes and incredible and sweeping city and lake views. Every apartment has a gourmet kitchen with integrated appliances and European flat-panel cabinetry and Caesarstone slab waterfall countertops and backsplashes. Bathrooms are highly upgraded with designer tile, glass showers, and Caesarstone vanity countertops and backsplashes, plus mirrored medicine cabinets. Other features include wide plank flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows with roller shades, full-sized washer and dryer, and master bedrooms with walk-in-closets.
1225 Old Town, right along the popular Wells Street, is a vibrant boutique residence that offers high-end finishes and stunning skyline views. For just under $2,000, you have the option between various convertible apartment layouts or the perfect one bedroom unit starting at $2,291 per month. Either choice guarantees you floor-to-ceiling windows and an impressive interior. Property highlights include a theatre room, expansive fitness center, rooftop pool, and a dog run.
Xavier Apartments, located at 625 West Division Street, deliver gorgeous modern finishes, including blackened steel backsplash, exposed concrete ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, as well as premium amenities, including Nest Learning Thermostats, Energy Star-rated appliances, and low-flow fixtures. This eco-friendly property provides locally-sourced and recycled content materials throughout and energy saving features. Choose between convertible apartments ranging between $1,800 and $2,350 per month or a one bedroom starting at $1,812. Apply within 24 hours of your initial visit and you’ll receive a $450 administrative fee credit towards your first month’s rent.
Make the exciting move today and rent in Old Town, Chicago!
Pricing and availability are subject to change. This was pricing as of February 10th, 2020 when this post was refreshed for accuracy. Contact Luxury Living Chicago Realty for real-time information.