One and Two-Bedroom Apartments for $1,700 or Less in Chicago

So you want an awesome Chicago apartment for $1,700 per month or less? Hit pause and check out these one-bed wonders and terrific two-bedrooms for rent in the Gold Coast, Hyde Park, Irving Park, and more. Just like one-hit wonders, these Chicago apartments for rent are chart-toppers. Now to create the perfect playlist for your move...

Apartment With Garage Parking in Irving Park

Irving Park apartment with open living space in Chicago

3927 N St Louis Ave | 2 beds/1 bath for $1,675/mo

Looking for an apartment in Chicago that lives like a single-family home? Located on a beautiful tree-lined street, this vintage apartment provides tons of room and a wonderful outdoor space. Plus, there's only one other unit in the building. Forget removing snow from your windshield in the winter — a garage space comes with the apartment! Other highlights include basement storage, an enclosed porch, separate dining room, and a dishwasher.

Newly Updated Apartments in Hyde Park

White exterior of low-rise apartment building in Hyde Park, Chicago on tree-lined street

5401 S Cornell Ave | 1 bed/1 bath from $1,199/mo to $1,499/mo

Head to 5401 S Cornell apartments in Hyde Park, Chicago, to live in one of the most historic neighborhoods in the city. The apartments for rent near Lake Michigan offer modern plank flooring, sweeping Hyde Park views, and endless entertainment and dining options along the 53rd Street business district. 

Junior One-Bedroom in the Gold Coast

Convertible one bedroom apartment in the Gold Coast Chicago

10 W Elm St | 1 bed/1 bath (convertible) for $1,645/mo

Make a move to the Gold Coast a reality at this beautiful junior one-bedroom apartment. Behind classic French doors, you'll find a cozy bedroom. And with a large entry closet, you won't have to worry about storage. The apartment features hardwood floors, crown molding, an updated bathroom, large living room, and nine-foot ceilings.

Del Prado Apartments in Hyde Park

Hyde Park apartment living room with dining area

5307 S Hyde Park Blvd | 1 bed/1 bath from $1,230 to $1,700/mo+

Close to the University of Chicago, Del Prado Apartments has been meticulously restored since its life as a hotel in the early 1900s. The beautiful lobby of the Hyde Park building has been updated while honoring the original design. Residents enjoy the apartment's proximity to Lake Michigan, Promontory Point, Harold Washington Park, Sip and Savor on 53rd, The Falcon Inn, and more. 

Courtyard Apartment Building in Hyde Park

Vintage apartment with built-ins in Hyde Park with hardwood floors

5736 S Stony Island Ave | 1 bed/1 bath from $1,325 to $1,425/mo

Move to the heart of Hyde Park, and experience one of Chicago's classic courtyard communities. The Stony Island Avenue apartments are within walking distance of multiple iconic destinations like the Museum of Science and Industry, Jackson Park, and the University of Chicago.