Chicago Studios Under $1,300 Per Month

Living in a studio apartment in Chicago is like having your own slice of paradise, all to yourself. Sure, you might have to get creative with your use of space, but it also means you’ll have to spend less time cleaning. And let’s be real, who needs a huge apartment when there’s so much to explore in Chicago? So if you’re looking for a cozy little nest in the best city in the Midwest, look no further. These studio apartments under $1,300 per month could be the perfect fit. 

2970 N Sheridan Apartments in Lakeview

Modern studio apartment for rent in Lakeview Chicago

2970 N Sheridan Rd | Studios from $980/mo

Love Lakeview, but want easy access to the rest of the city? A bus stop lies directly in front of the 2970 N Sheridan Apartments. Studios in a variety of floor plans feature huge walk-in closets so you don't have to worry about storage. Dogs and cats are welcomed throughout the building, which is perfectly located for long walks by Lake Michigan. Belmont Harbor Dog Beach is also nearby.

596 West Hawthorne Apartments in Lakeview

Vintage studio apartment for rent in Lakeview Chicago

596 W Hawthorne Pl | Studios from $1,289/mo

Located near Boystown Chicago, this apartment building welcomes renters and their pets in the perfect spot. There’s no shortage of shops, restaurants, gyms, and entertainment venues in this vibrant area of Chicago. Need a place to relax outside? The peaceful lakefront views of Belmont Harbor are only a couple minutes away!

Presidential Apartments in Evanston

Spacious studio apartment for rent in Evanston

800 Hinman Ave | Studios from $1,085/mo

Looking for a studio apartment near Northwestern University in Evanston? Live in a classic building at the Presidential Apartments just north of Chicago. The building offers a rooftop deck, grills, lounge space, and a gym. More deluxe details include hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and stone countertops.

Green Manor Apartments in Ravenswood

Vintage studio apartment for rent in Ravenswood Chicago

4435 N Greenview Ave | Studios from $1,185/mo

Green Manor Apartments in Ravenswood, Chicago is a must-see for anyone who is looking for a convenient location near the Montrose Brown Line and Wilson Red Line El stops. Vintage details like bay windows, hardwood floors, and crown molding add a beautiful charm to the apartments. Plus, the Ravenswood neighborhood itself is packed with cute shops, delicious restaurants, and beautiful parks, so you'll never run out of things to do. 

1055 Granville Apartments in Edgewater

Spacious studio for rent in Edgewater Chicago

1055 W Granville Ave | Studio/1 bath for $1,120/mo

Looking for a spacious studio apartment in Edgewater, Chicago? The 1055 Granville Apartments is currently offering a free rent deal! This apartment is perfect for those who want a bright, airy space that's full of natural light. It's also in a great location, just a short walk from Loyola University and some of the best dining options in the area, like Ann Sather, Gino's North, Flaco's Tacos, and Lickity Split Frozen Custard. And if you need to get anywhere in the city, the Granville Red Line El stop is just steps away. 

14 West Elm Apartments in Gold Coast

Vintage studio apartment for rent in Gold Coast Chicago

14 W Elm St | Studios from $1,295/mo

Want to live in the Gold Coast on a budget? Check out the studios at 14 W Elm! This building has everything you need, including a fitness center, bike storage, and private sundeck. The views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline from the deck are truly stunning. It's just a short walk to Oak Street Beach and some of the best restaurants in the city, like 3 Arts Club Cafe, Maple & Ash, and Gibson's Bar & Steakhouse. With its amazing amenities, gorgeous views, and unbeatable location, 14 West Elm is the perfect choice for anyone looking to live in style in Chicago’s Gold Coast.

Ashland Square in Ravenswood

Vintage studio apartment for rent in Ravenswood Chicago

4531 N Ashland Ave | Studio/1 bath for $940/mo

Just a short walk from both the Montrose Brown Line and the Wilson Red Line CTA Stations, living at Ashland Square makes it easy to get around the city. Popular restaurants in Uptown and Ravenswood, like Lucy's, Pokiology, and Falafel & Grill, are right around the corner. If you're looking for a great place to call home in Ravenswood, Ashland Square is definitely worth a look!

5528 South Cornell Apartments in Hyde Park

Bright and spacious studio apartment for rent in Hyde Park Chicago

5528-5532 S Cornell Ave | Studios from $1,065/mo

Vintage details and beautiful hardwood floors that give these Hyde Park apartments a classic charm. The location is unbeatable just steps away from the Museum of Science and Industry and a short 15-minute walk to the University of Chicago. The building welcomes cats and dogs if you’re in need of a pet-friendly apartment in Hyde Park, Chicago. 

Note: Apartments move fast in Chicago. If you're redirected to a neighborhood page, that might mean the apartment is no longer available on Domu.