5 Coolest Apartments for Rent in Chicago Right Now

by Caroline Hetzel Holland

Looking for a unique apartment for rent in Chicago? These five listings aren’t your average abodes. From eclectic architecture to one-of-a kind living rooms, the details in these homes will make your jaw drop. Say goodbye to your boring shoebox homes, and say hello to the coolest apartments in Chicago right now.

Imaginative Single-Family Home in Bucktown

Chicago apartment kitchen with green and white cabinets and a dining table

1804 N Wilmot Ave | 3 Beds/2.5 Baths for $4,900/mo

Situated on tree-lined Wilmot Avenue in Bucktown, this single-family home for rent features custom woodwork and tile, a large eat-in kitchen, and a serene backyard escape. Every detail in this vintage home exudes style — from the emerald cabinets in the kitchen to the ornate stone fireplace in the living room. There's no place like this incredible home.

Contemporary Three-Bedroom in Bronzeville

Open space with white exposed brick and natural light in Bronzeville Chicago

2550 S Wabash Ave | 3 Beds/2 Baths for $2,933/mo

Looking for a huge, wide-open floor plan? Then check out this brand new Bronzeville apartment. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom Motor Row home includes in-unit laundry, a private balcony, central air conditioning, and a stylish modern kitchen.

Four-Story Luxury House in Logan Square

Modern kitchen that opens up onto a living room in a Logan Square single family home

2453 N Richmond St | 4 Beds/3.5 Baths for $6,500/mo

Finding the perfect house for rent is no easy task. This Logan Square single-family home, however, might just be the place for you and your family. The luxury house includes all of the details trending in modern homes — tall ceilings, large windows, marble baths, custom statement walls, bonus spaces, and more. 

Eclectic Antique Coach House in Old Town

Coach house living room with brick fireplace, stained-glass windows, and a spiral staircase

1516 N Sedgwick St | 2 Beds/1.5 Baths for $2,195/mo 

Calling all artists and creatives at heart — this unique coach house has your name on it. It's definitely not your average space, but with the right eye for decor this home could be an imaginative dreamland with its priceless vintage details. 

One-of-a-Kind Loft in the West Loop

West Loop loft living room with exposed brick, massive windows, and stairs to a second level

1000 W Washington Blvd | 3 Beds/3.5 Baths for $6,000/mo

This three-bed, three-and-a-half bath loft in the West Loop features several unique spaces to spread out. Massive windows flood the home with tons of natural light. The main living space features built-in, floor-to-ceiling bookcases and vaulted ceilings. To top it all off, the private rooftop deck showcases an amazing Chicago skyline view.