November 8, 2019 Properties

Chicago 2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent Under $1500

Finding a 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Chicago is the end goal in the apartment search for a variety of renters. Whether they're searching for an apartment with more space for a growing family or they want to defray the costs of living in a larger space by finding roommates, the 2 bedroom layout has plenty of upside. Not every renter will think they need the added space of the second bedroom, but they might be convinced it's worth it to upgrade from their current 1 bedroom or studio when they see these Chicago 2 bedroom apartments under $1,500.

Humboldt Park 2 Bedroom Apartment in Vintage Two-Flat

exterior of brick two-flat apartment building in Humboldt Park, Chicago

1648 N Spaulding Ave #1

A sturdy brick two-flat apartment is a common sight along the neighborhood side streets throughout Chicago. And one of the neighborhoods that has a ton of stuff going for it, along with affordable apartments, is Humboldt Park. This 2 bedroom apartment for rent is northwest of the large city park that lends the neighborhood its name and there are public transit routes close by on W North Ave to ferry renters to and from Humboldt Park. With its welcoming garden centers, fantastic restaurants and convenient shops, it may take some convincing to get renters to explore outside this charming enclave on the near west side.


Uptown 2 Bedroom Apartments Near Montrose Harbor

front gate of apartment building in Buena Park, Chicago

Park Shores Apartments

These apartments are close to a couple of the most popular destinations along the northern stretch of the Lakefront Trail, Montrose Harbor (and the adjacent dog beach) and Sydney Marovitz Golf Course. Close enough to hear the sailboats swaying in the harbor? Not quite, but it only takes a few minutes to breeze clear of the city’s grid and put renters right onto the scenic lakefront. 


Rogers Park 2 Bedroom Apartments by Arts District

living room with hardwood floors in Rogers Park apartment for rent in 1412 W Chase Apartments, Chicago

1412 W Chase Apartments

Rogers Park apartment renters are nicely situated for the occasional venture up to Evanston, which is the nearest suburb to the north, in case they want a spell from the comings and goings of the big city. With that in mind, there are plenty of tranquil spots to enjoy within walking distance of this Rogers Park apartment building. Lake Michigan isn’t too far away but there’s also the Glenwood Ave Arts District, a lesser-known but very worthwhile diversion for apartment renters who want a change of scenery.


Uptown 2 Bedroom Apartments by Parks and Shopping

view of high-rise apartment buildings and Lake Michigan in the background, seen from apartment for rent in Buena Shores Apartments, Chicago

Buena Shores Apartments

This Buena Park high-rise apartment building is located in a quiet area that’s tucked in between Lakeview, Uptown and the lakefront. Buena Park isn’t the first name that leaps to mind when people talk about neighborhoods on the north side but that does lend the area around these affordable apartments an air of exclusivity. Or a very subtle measure of hidden gem status at least. Regardless, renters who call one of these 2 bedroom apartments home can brag to their social circle about living in a place with plenty of room that’s also close to fine city parks and convenient shops along Broadway.


Logan Square 2 Bedroom Apartment with Curb Appeal and Modern Upgrades

front of vintage apartment building in Logan Square, Chicago

2521 N Springfield Ave #1

A Logan Square apartment for rent under $1,500 that offers the added space of the second bedroom plus central air conditioning and an available parking spot? No, it’s not a myth. And the outward charm of the apartment’s vintage exterior is nicely balanced with an updated kitchen that includes stainless steel appliances and plenty of cabinet storage space. 


Bronzeville 2 Bedroom Apartments by Historic Motor Row

living room and dining area of apartment for rent in Bronzeville apartment building Eden Commons in Chicago

Eden Commons Apartments

These comfy Bronzeville apartments offer renters a full suite of amenities, including a fitness center and on-site laundry, and also 2 bedroom apartments that start at less than $1,500 per month. Lake Michigan views provide inspirational vignettes to begin each day from these Bronzeville apartments. A flat rate for all utilities also contributes to the sense of calm and well-being at these apartments.


Bridgeport 2 Bedroom Apartment with Quaint Charm and Rehabbed Interior

front of vintage apartment building in Bridgeport, Chicago

920 W 32nd Place #1F

Bridgeport is known for its residential side streets and a tight-knit community that has thrived for generations in this south side neighborhood. The dining scene in Bridgeport has been picking up steam as of late and there's always a variety of convenient and casual restaurants along S Halsted St. Other perks of renting an apartment in this neighborhood include being right beside the home of the Chicago White Sox in Guaranteed Rate Field, which is playing host to more diverse events besides baseball games, such as concerts, charity runs and an annual craft beer festival.