Apartments with the Best Views in Chicago

Here are our picks for apartments that offer 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 actually 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. Many of the apartment buildings here offer luxury apartments for rent, but there are also some that offer a wide range of apartments. 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 is going to be.

5252 Apartments

Panoramic views of the city and lake are 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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K Square Apartments

The views from K Square Apartments in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood have some diverse offerings that aren't matched by many high-rise buildings in the vicinity. Views of Chicago's west side and neighboring forest preserves provide a great mixture of urban scenery with serene greenery, and every renter who visits the building's fitness center gets treated to a very motivational vista while they work out. 

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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 (up to 2 months of FREE RENT) 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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The Ardus Apartments

Renters at this River North apartment building are situated in a prime location across from the Godfrey Hotel. Searching for stellar views is as easy as peering out the window or taking the elevator up to the rooftop lounge of The Ardus, where renters will be able to see the peaks of Chicago's epic city skyline.

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Imprint Apartments

The skydeck lounge atop these new Printer's Row apartments is what 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, the downtown skyline and the lakefront. 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 so 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 and swim a few laps in the indoor pool or get in a strong workout in the 24-hour fitness center. 

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Chestnut Tower

Apartments in this high-rise building are perfectly 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 amazing 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 let 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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