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Fulton Market apartments have a unique Chicago vibe -- industrial, artistic, and residential. Consequently, Fulton Market apartments (or Fulton River District apartments) are generally lofts for rent highly coveted among apartment renters. Fulton Market Chicago has many options, from the loft apartments and the old wholesale meat market to the new luxury apartments in the West Loop neighborhood. Fulton Market maintains a narrow footprint, and with its unique housing stock, it has become one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Chicago. Many available rentals are studios, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with this demand. There are a limited number of 3-bedroom units and only a handful of four-bedroom apartments, typical penthouses in the neighborhood's stunning loft and luxury buildings.
Home to artists and young professionals, one of Chicago's fastest-growing neighborhoods. Many professionals live here because of its proximity to the Chicago Loop. Initially, an industry dominated it, but many warehouses and loft buildings have been converted to apartments for rent and gallery spaces in the past decade. Housing options include mid and high-rise new construction, and apartments are plentiful. Loft-style apartments for rent in renovated buildings and new construction are also trendy.
Fulton Market Chicago, considered a part of Chicago's larger West Town neighborhood, has a different look and feel than other areas because of its rich industrial past and present. Wide streets with functioning meatpacking warehouses stand side-by-side with newly renovated loft apartments and condominiums for rent. The smell of chocolate from the Blommer Chocolate factory is part of the neighborhood's signature.
Exciting restaurants and established art galleries seeking lower rents found the unique warehouse and industrial buildings particularly enticing. Many of Chicago's best and most creative restaurants are located here. The bar and club scenes at night draw a well-heeled clientele from all over Chicago.
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Many photography enthusiasts will seek a vantage point to snap a picture of the perpetually raised Chicago and North Western Railway Bridge near Kinzie St in Fulton Market, Chicago. The bridge, which no longer conveys any railway traffic, symbolizes the neighborhood’s industrial past. The bridge was designated a landmark on December 12, 2007. When it was built in 1908, it was the longest and heaviest drawbridge globally. The bridge’s adjoining powerhouse was designated a landmark on January 11, 2006.