Looking for a unique apartment for rent in Chicago? These eight listings aren’t your average abodes. From lofted hangouts to beautifully restored woodwork, the details in these homes will make your jaw drop. Say goodbye to your boring shoebox apartments, and say hello to the coolest apartments in Chicago right now.
Skylight and Bright Apartment in Fulton Market
1044 W Fulton St | 3 Beds/2 Baths for $5,000/mo
Have an eye for design? This flawless walkup is nestled between two iconic West Loop properties, the Herman Miller Showroom and Google HQ. Within walking distance, you’ll find the Aviary, Rooftop Cinema Club, Swift & Sons, Federales, and Time Out Chicago Market — to name a few of the nearby hot spots. As for apartment details, this South-facing penthouse has cathedral ceilings with skylights, two private balconies, and a killer view of the Chicago skyline.
Jaw-Dropping 3,000-Square-Foot Loft in McKinley Park
3265 S Archer Ave | 2 Beds/3 Baths for $3,600/mo
Now this one’s truly unique. Just ten minutes away from Downtown Chicago, this loft for rent in Bridgeport/McKinley Park might blow your mind. The loft apartment includes two large bedrooms, three bathrooms, 26-foot-high vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood flooring throughout, and two private outdoor rooftops. Let’s keep this list of features going! There’s an included two-car garage, ample storage, gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances, large laundry room, and separate living room and family room. Hurry up and check this apartment out before it’s gone!
Sophisticated Modern Lofts in River West
729 N Sangamon St | One-beds from $2,395/mo, Two-beds from $3,592/mo
Germain House was originally built as a lumber yard in 1886, but now it’s one of the most beautifully renovated loft buildings in all of Chicago. The homes feature white oak floors, oversized windows, exposed brick, and timber beams. Each apartment comes with smart home features, in-unit laundry, five-burner stoves, walk-in showers, and central heat and air conditioning.
Dream-Come-True Loft in Logan Square / Humboldt Park
1934 N Washtenaw Ave | 3 Beds/2.5 Baths for $3,800/mo
Located between the best of Logan Square and Humboldt Park, 1934 N Washtenaw won’t stay on the market for long. The impressive apartment features two traditional bedrooms and a lofted space that could serve as an additional bedroom, hangout lounge, or office. Nearby eats and drinks include Table, Donkey and Stick, Solemn Oath Brewery Still Life, Parson’s Chicken & Fish, Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits, and 90 Miles Cuban Cafe.
Light and Airy One-Bedroom Apartment in Gold Coast
108 W Chicago Ave | 1 Bed/1 Bath for $1,830/mo
Why do we love this Gold Coast apartment for rent? You don’t often find a one-bedroom unit in this incredible location for $1,830/mo. From the Smeg refrigerator to the charming window seats, it’s easy to fall in love with this cozy and cute unit at The Bush Temple. A Foxtrot Market is located in the building for all of the finer groceries you may need. Philz Coffee, Verilife Cannabis Dispensary, and Etta are also just down the street.
Vintage Beauty With Modern Renovation in Logan Square
2434 N Avers Ave | 2 Beds/1 Bath for $1,950/mo
There are classic Chicago flats, and then there are flawlessly restored and renovated classic Chicago flats. Clearly this Logan Square charmer falls in the latter category. Modern lighting fixtures blend perfectly with the apartment’s vintage details. Rich woodwork with careful craftsmanship exemplifies historic grandeur, while the bathroom and kitchen have been updated with modern comforts.
Highly Sought-After Timber Loft in River North
758 N Larrabee St | 1 Bed/1 Bath for $2,600/mo
Located at One River Place, this River North apartment features soaring 15-foot timber ceilings, hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, and private balcony. The extra large unit at the full-amenity building also includes a fully enclosed primary suite, bathroom with soaking tub, tons of closet space, and in-unit laundry. Conveniently by the Chicago River, walk to all of the iconic entertainment, restaurants, and bars in River North.