Chicago apartment renters have a whole universe of amenities that they can expect in their next apartments, from cool rooftop pools to sizzling views of the skyline. But before they start fawning over these potential perks, renters are dialed into one thing: price. And the price is right in these Chicago apartments in great locations for less than $1,750 per month.
Browse the best deals for renters looking to rent an apartment in Chicago under $1,750:
Gold Coast Elegance at Affordable Price
55 West Chestnut Apartments
Renters love the Gold Coast for its accessibility to many of the things that make Chicago a premier city for apartment dwellers: walk to the beach in 15 minutes or head to any number of world-class restaurants that are just around the corner!
Prime Boystown Location on a Budget
Melrose Shores Apartments
These Lakeview apartments are a short walk from the businesses that populate North Broadway, and renters at Melrose Shores are only two blocks from the heart of Boystown. Convenience is off the charts, in other words, and renters will find plenty to enjoy in these sunny, spacious Lakeview apartments besides the location.
2 Bedroom Apartments in the Heart of Andersonville
5505 North Clark Apartments
The retail and dining district along North Clark Street in Andersonville is a huge reason why apartment renters seek out this north side community, and these apartments are in the middle of Andersonville’s famed retail corridor. Everything from a quick cup of coffee to a yoga lesson is within reach for renters at 5505 North Clark apartments.
Lakeview Apartments with High End Finishes
2938 North Broadway Apartments
These Lakeview apartments boast quartz counters and freshly finished interiors for renters who want a neighborhood that’s stocked with charming vintage buildings but don’t necessarily want to settle for a vintage apartment feel. Lakeview has numerous CTA bus and train stops throughout that will carry renters into downtown Chicago or north to suburban Evanston, so this is a great spot for commuters.
Gold Coast Apartments with Great Location
1133 North Dearborn Apartments
The Gold Coast is more than a playground for glamorous nights on the town -- it’s a neighborhood that’s stocked with amenities that make it a comfortable place to live year-round. Renters at these Gold Coast apartments benefit from having all the celebrated restaurants and bars of the neighborhood nearby while still being able to shop for groceries or visit pristine parks in under 10 minutes. Plus, as of mid-June 2020, this building is offering renters 1 month of FREE RENT!
Sharp-Looking Loop Apartments in Converted Office High-Rise
The Alfred Apartments
This Loop apartment building has been dutifully converted from an office high-rise to house chic urban loft apartments that come complete with elegant appliances, high ceilings and dramatic downtown views from the rooftop lounge. And the building also helps the work-from-home crowd by operating a Heritage Coffee Outpost right off the lobby, so renters are never too far away from a productive pit stop where they can grab a cup of joe to fuel their day.
Pilsen Loft Apartments in Former Elevator Factory
The Otis Loft Apartments
The Pilsen loft apartments for rent at The Otis Loft Apartments are another entry in this list that showcases a thoughtful repurposing of an old building. In this case, the building is the former home of The Otis Elevator Company. Today, renters will feel some of the industrial history in this converted factory loft building with details such as soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls and original factory windows. The sprawling rooftop lounge is another go-to spot in this unique apartment building.
New South Loop Apartments with Cutting Edge Design
Renters looking for apartments that showcase crisp design and new condition will find something up their alley in COEVAL. The South Loop is a prime spot for renters who want to live outside of the Loop but still have easy access to the downtown business district. And with an abundance of train stations, bus routes, jogging and cycling paths, this is one of the best connected neighborhoods in Chicago.
Spacious Hyde Park Apartments Near University of Chicago
5326 South Harper Apartments
Rent one of these vintage Hyde Park apartments and get free WiFi! Having a high-speed internet connection is at the top of many renters’ wishlists with the rising prevalence of work-from-home in 2020. Otherwise, the spacious floor plan lends itself nicely to renters who need to carve out a work or study space in these apartments near the University of Chicago.
Lakeview Apartments with Updated Interiors
Fountain Terrace Apartments
The interiors of these Lakeview apartments have been completely rehabbed, so renters will get the feeling of renting in a brand-new apartment without having to pay the premium prices of a new construction building. The Lakeview location simply can’t be beat, with easy access to the lakefront and the CTA bus routes operating on Sheridan Rd. And in case renters were curious, these pet-friendly apartments are exceptionally close to the Belmont Harbor Dog Beach.
River North Apartments Reveal the Neighborhood’s Quieter Side
1000 North LaSalle Apartments
River North apartments garner a reputation as a convenient launch pad for renters that want to be close to all of the exciting nightlife and dining offered in this part of Chicago. But renters will also be able to discover a quieter side of River North from the apartments for rent at 1000 North LaSalle. Walking to Seward Park for a game of frisbee or ducking into the expansive stacks within the Newberry Library is easy from this spot along the northern edge of River North. But not to worry, because all of the excitement offered by Chicago’s rollicking nightlife is still close by whenever renters want it.