Apartments with the Best Views in Chicago in 2022

Many apartment buildings offer luxury apartments for rent, but some offer a wide range of apartments. Here are our picks for apartments that provide the best views in Chicago. With so many iconic pieces of architecture in Chicago and the gorgeous lakefront that runs the length of the city, the list spans a pretty wide geographic area. Some of the best rooftop views in Chicago might come from an unexpected vantage point. Others are just where you might expect in Chicago apartments with lake views. Take a look and see if your favorite Chicago vantage point is represented in our list, or find out where your next go-to view will be.

Arrive Streeterville

Renters at this sleek Streeterville apartment building get majestic views of Lake Michigan and modern skyscrapers designed by such noted architects as Mies van de Rohe and Helmut Jahn. It’s a great location that balances the perks of living by the lakefront with a dramatic cityscape as the backdrop. Plus, this apartment complex houses an impressive array of fitness-focused amenities for tenants, like the indoor tennis courts and gaming lounge. 

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8 East Huron

The steady rhythm of River North nightlife is found close by luxurious 8 East Huron apartments, but there's also a pretty dazzling display happening right outside the apartment window for residents. Renters at this River North enclave get convenient amenities like a dog run with an attached pet spa, and of course, it wouldn't be living up to its tremendous potential for city views without a rooftop pool deck.

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Wolf Point East

Your apartment view could be looking down the path of the Chicago River as it flows between two incredible curtains of world-class architecture. Taking advantage of a location with tremendous views overlooking the Chicago River and lake views, this apartment high-rise is a serious contender for the most impressive living room views in all of Chicago.

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5252 Apartments

These Chicago apartments have panoramic views of the city, and the lake is on display from this Hyde Park apartment tower. And for those renters seeking a spectacular view that can't be matched by buildings closer to downtown Chicago, 5252 Apartments can offer dramatic, all-encompassing views of the city skyline plus large swaths of Lake Michigan. 

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Two Old Town Park

Not all luxury apartments can give renters the enormity of Chicago's world-class city views while packing in an incredible set of amenities and top-level finishes -- but that's where Two Old Town Park differs from other apartments. These luxury apartments are world-class from every little detail, up to and including the epic views.

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750 North Rush

Sweeping city and Lake Michigan views are a staple of these River North apartments. Renters can get a good deal if they act fast ($750 in rent credit), and they're only a hop, skip, and a jump away from all the deals on offer for shoppers at Michigan Ave retail destinations like Water Tower Place and other shops along the Mag Mile.

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Imprint Apartments

The Skydeck lounge atop these new Printer's Row apartments sets this building apart from neighboring apartment towers in this trendy South Loop enclave. This deck affords residents views of the Museum Campus, Grant Park, and the downtown skyline, and these apartments have lake views.  That's a noteworthy view!

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777 South State

Sophisticated and refined urban living is on display in this South Loop high rise, along with all the amenities you could ever need and truly stunning views of the Chicago skyline. It could be the influence of the Museum Campus or the colleges and universities in the neighborhood that keep this place classy...or it could be you.

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Astoria Tower

With views dominated by the Chicago skyline, Grant Park, and the Museum Campus, there's much to adore from these impeccable South Loop apartments. Tasteful amenities provide a concierge-like feel to the building without being over-the-top—a perfect blend of style and comfort.

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Axis Apartments 

Go to the top floor of these Streeterville apartments to enjoy panoramic views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. Step inside, swim a few laps in the indoor pool or do a vigorous workout in the 24-hour fitness center. 

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Chestnut Tower

Apartments in this high-rise building are ideally located in the beautiful Gold Coast neighborhood. Just steps from Lake Michigan and Chicago’s best restaurants, entertainment, and attractions, you can also take your living space outdoors to enjoy the fantastic views and grill on the patio terrace.

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Niche 905

This River North Chicago building has balconies and a sprawling rooftop deck that lets renters drink in delectable views of the skyline. The amenities are practically on par with a private resort, so even a staycation will have luxurious overtones at this apartment building.

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The Patricians

Relax at The Patricians' one-of-a-kind resident social area, the Sky Lounge. Take advantage of the expansive grill area, sundeck, and unmatched views of the Chicago skyline.

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