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Albany Park apartments can be found in one of Chicago's most diverse and rapidly growing neighborhoods. The apartment options in this far north side neighborhood are predominately studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and only a few three-bedroom and four-bedroom apartments for rent. Rental apartments in Albany Park remain an affordable option to nearby neighborhoods like Ravenswood, Lincoln Square, Irving Park, and Budlong Woods. Albany Park has a relatively large geographic footprint covering almost 2 square miles and around 50,000 residents.
Courtyard apartment buildings, condos for rent, and multi-flat bungalows predominate the rental market in Albany Park, Chicago. Albany Park apartments' rent has steadily increased in recent years as many have discovered this tranquil neighborhood, but Albany Park apartments remain affordable with rehabbed vintage apartments. This is a pet-friendly neighborhood with many dog-friendly apartments for rent throughout the year.
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Public Transportation in Albany Park
For public transportation, the CTA Brown line runs right through the center of Albany Park, allowing renters to commute quickly and easily. Walk to any one of three Brown line stations: Kimball, Kedzie, and Francisco. CTA bus routes available in Alby Park include #53 Pulaski, #78 Montrose, #81 Lawrence, #82 Kimball-Homan, #92 Foster, and #93 California. This northside neighborhood sits alongside the I-90/94 expressway to the west if you drive.
Albany Park renters can walk to North Park University and Northeastern Illinois University north in the North Park neighborhood for higher education.
More than 40 languages are spoken on the streets and in the local schools. At one time, Albany Park Chicago was nicknamed "Korea Town" because of the high concentration of Korean restaurants, grocers, and traders. A section of Lawrence Avenue is often referred to as "Seoul Drive." If you're a fan of Korean barbeque, Domu recommends Chicago Kalbi (and was not paid for that endorsement). Noon O Kebab is a big draw for Persian fare, and Arun's Thai Restaurant receives consistent praise from its devoted patrons. The neighborhood includes Ronan Park, River Park, Ronan Park, Horner Park, and the expansive Eugene Field Park, home to the Albany Park Theater Project. This popular community institution gives local kids a chance to express their talents. Residents also enjoy the traditional facilities for tennis, soccer, baseball, football, and the playgrounds and a spray pool.
Albany Park Chicago Schools
- Volta Elementary School
- Helge A Haugan School
- Hibbard Elementary School
- Edison Regional Gifted Center
- Lincoln Square Montessori School
- North River Elementary School
- Patrick Henry Public School
- John Palmer Elementary School
- ASPIRA Haugan Middle School
- St Edward Catholic School
- Belding Elementary School
- Arie Crown School
- Albany Park Multicultural School
- Chicago Academics School
- Old Tabor School
Residents in Albany Park Chicago are active in the community with many neighborhood community and cultural organizations that include Albany Park Neighbors, Albany Park Theater Project, American Indian Center, Friedman Place, Irish American Heritage Center, and many more.
Dining in Albany Park
Albany Park apartments allow renters to enjoy flavors as diverse as Korean BBQ, kebabs, Thai food, and plenty of taquerias.
Nightlife in Albany Park
Although it’s mainly residential, BYOB restaurants make it easy to turn a casual dinner with friends into a semi-raucous night on the town in Albany Park, Chicago. Many residents will travel south a few blocks to get to Montrose or head west a few blocks to get to the heart of Lincoln Square.
Coffee in Albany Park
There are plenty of coffee destinations along Lawrence Avenue in Albany Park’s core, offering discerning caffeine addicts and artisanally roasted options to more slice-of-pie diners.