Uptown Apartment Living
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Around the Neighborhood
The choices for Uptown apartments are plentiful, ranging from efficient studio apartments to single family homes and townhouses for rent. There’s also a great deal of vintage apartment stock to be uncovered in the historic Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Renters who are searching for a bargain in their next Chicago apartment should consider looking at Uptown. In 2019, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in Uptown was $1,250.
Dining in Uptown
Uptown apartments put renters near an impressive volume of quality and quick bite eateries. Fans of noodles served in steaming hot soup broth can get their Pho fix at their choice of Vietnamese restaurants near Argyle, while additional offerings up and down Broadway range from Ethiopian to Mexican to Michelin Star-rated Chinese cuisine as well.
Nightlife in Uptown
The Green Mill is a rite of passage for jazz lovers, and the action usually gets started at 10 pm or later. Get in a round or two at one of the adjacent watering holes near the intersection of Broadway and Lawrence before taking in an intimate show of world-class performers, or go large and loud with a concert at the Riviera Theater or Aragon Ballroom.
Coffee in Uptown
Uptown apartment renters who are coffee drinkers or those seeking a real deal neighborhood cafe vibe can claim a seat at cozy and laid-back Emerald City in Uptown. The Bongo Room is a choice destination to go beyond just coffee and get a hearty, all-natural meal with java on the side.
History in Uptown Chicago
The Green Mill Jazz Club originally opened in 1907 as Pop Morse’s Roadhouse at 4802 North Broadway Avenue. Mourners on their way to a funeral at St. Boniface’s Cemetery would often stop in for a drink. It was also popular with the silent film stars at Essanay Studios on nearby Argyle Street, including Charlie Chaplin, Wallace Beery, and “Broncho Billy” Anderson (who owned Essanay with George Spoor).