For renters seeking apartments near downtown Chicago, Bronzeville is a superb choice. These one-bedroom apartments offer proximity to the Chicago Loop, the Chicago lakefront, South Loop, and Hyde Park, with comparatively inexpensive monthly rents. There is always a robust supply of 1 bedroom apartments in Bronzeville that have generally been rehabbed with large layouts, upgraded finishes, and wood flooring. There are only limited studio apartments, so 1 bedroom is the primary choice for smaller apartments in this very popular South Side neighborhood. The stock of 1 bedroom rentals can be found primarily in vintage apartment buildings, new apartments, and a few loft apartments throughout Bronzeville.
There are few, if any, neighborhoods in Chicago with a more profound history than Bronzeville. The “Black Metropolis” of Bronzeville was a destination for thousands of African Americans during the “Great Migration” of the early 1900s. Today, this neighborhood has grown into one of the most coveted apartment neighborhoods in Chicago and remains committed to its history.