Shopping, walking to nearby parks or restaurants is a breeze from apartments on the Near West Side. Apartments in the Near West Side are close to public transit and very walkable streets. Parks and green space are abundant. Also, this neighborhood is close to Greek Town, University Village, Little Italy and Tri-Taylor. The heart of Chicago is just a train ride or short car trip away. Basketball fans flock to the Near West Side to watch the Bulls play at the United Center, so get your hats and jerseys ready!
Heart of the Neighborhood
There's always something exciting happening on the Near West Side. At the United Center you can catch Bulls games, concerts and exciting events. Check out Goose Island, the city's original craft brewery, for award-winning brews and great food. Just south of the Near West Side you can grab a table at the original Rosebud restaurant in Little Italy for authentic Italian food. There are so many restaurants to try in the Near West Side that you'll never be at a loss for a great place to go!
What We Love Most
This neighborhood is full of history and excitement. You can't beat living just walking distance from United Center and Goose Island! With plenty of transportation options you'll always be able to get where you need to go with ease.
Best Way to Get Around
Apartment renters on the Near West Side can get around via Western/Ashland and I-290, or choose the CTA Blue/Green/Pink to explore other neighborhoods. Ashland, Racine, Illinois Medical Center and Morgan are just a few of the convenient train stops on the Near West Side.
Who wouldn't want to live a hop, skip and a jump away from the house that Jordan built, or, as it's now being called, the Madhouse on Madison?
No surprises here. For much of the year, the area is chock full of Bulls fans, Blackhawks fans, and concertgoers. Living this close to the largest arena in town, residents know what they're getting. The population is a healthy mix of students, young professionals and families. Malcom X College and UIC are nearby. There's also Union Park on the eastern border, where the indie Pitchfork Music Festival is held every summer, and Touhy park, too. The area is a tad sparse on other dining options, but that's nothing a bus ride or quick drive to the West Loop can't fix. Apartments range from gut-rehabbed duplexes to vintage greystones to lofts in complexes.
Apartments in the West Loop offer renters plentiful choices ranging from new luxury apartments, lofts for rent and condos for rent that carry the “industrial chic” vibe contributing to the neighborhood’s popularity.