August 16, 2019 Properties

Make No Small Workout Plans at These Chicago Apartment Buildings

Chicago apartment renters who are searching for a place that encourages health and wellness can find plenty of options in the city. Many new construction apartments pay particularly close attention to this facet of quality of life, some providing state-of-the-art workout equipment in the building or letting residents take full advantage of proximity to lengthy running paths or cycling routes. In fact, some of these fitness centers and running trails are so downright cool that motivation should be fairly easy to find.

Bright and Airy Workout Facility in Former Warehouse

fitness center with large factory windows and high ceilings at Fields Lofts in Chicago

Fields Lofts

“Make no small [workout] plans” might be your fitness mantra if you rent one of the new loft apartments at this former furniture warehouse near Logan Square. The same features that enliven the loft apartments, such as large factory windows and soaring ceilings, create a very inviting atmosphere for the building’s fitness center as well. 

New Loft Apartments Near Bucktown’s Neighborhood Gym

Woman working out at gym

1942 Apartments

This boutique loft building in the heart of Bucktown is built with active renters in mind. The building is located a stone’s throw from the six-point intersection of Damen, Milwaukee and North, and within walking distance of Bucktown Athletic Club. The 606, or Bloomingdale Trail, is two blocks away for those days when an outdoor run or quick up-and-back bike ride on this elevated urban trail is more your speed. 

Waterfront Living with Ample Workout Space

boxing area in Lofts at River East fitness center

Lofts at River East

If repeated viewings of any of the Rocky films inspired you to workout, then this Streeterville apartment community is ready to go toe-to-toe with your exercise ambitions. The loft apartments for rent in this converted waterfront warehouse layer on the rustic charm from the building’s industrial roots, and those aesthetic details can lend a gritty edge to your training regimen. Lest we forget, the Italion Stallion always did well getting back to basics in those motivating training montages. But luckily there’s no need to sacrifice comfort while renting at the posh apartments in the Lofts at River East.

River West Apartments Combine Fitness and Fun

Spoke Gym


This River West apartment not only has one of the most amazing Virtual Cycling Studios in town where tenants have access to the best instructors around the world for on demand and live Peloton workouts, the Spoke Apartments also sports a communal rooftop deck fully equipped with Bocce Ball courts, so even while you’re having fun you’re being active.

Sprawling Amenities Include Out-Of-This-World Workout Facilities

fitness center with boxing ring at NEMA Chicago apartments in the South Loop


The South Loop apartment landscape is undergoing a boom all its own with an estimated 1,700+ units hitting the market in 2019. Few can rival the amenities granted to renters at NEMA Chicago, though, which is a standout for its height as well as its vast array of resident perks. Renters at the South Loop tower can do everything from boxing to playing racquetball to practicing their golf swing in the building’s thousands of square feet of amenity space. 

Apartments Near Hyde Park’s Most Popular Trails

view of Chicago skyline from Hyde Park at Promontory Point

Twin Towers

The stunning views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan from Promontory Point might be one of the most compelling reasons for residents to ever leave the cozy environs of the Hyde Park apartments for rent at Twin Towers. And Promontory Point isn’t the only famous Hyde Park vantage point within reach of these apartments. Renters can also easily get to Jackson Park, with its golf course, driving range and extensive walking paths.   

2 Bedroom Loft Apartment by the Bloomingdale Trail


1725 W North Ave #408

This trendy open concept loft apartment is near the eastern starting point of the 606, aka the Bloomingdale Trail. The convenient location of this loft means that you can get familiar with the elevated view of the near west side’s favorite public park. The private balcony with skyline views of the city means that you also get a very prime spot to cool down after a nice run up and down the 606.