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The Best Chicago Apartments Under $1200


Spring is in the air! With flowers comes apartment-hunting season, and many renters looking to get the most value for their money. Here’s what $1200 can get you in these 5 prime Chicago neighborhoods.

Lakeview: 646 West Roscoe 

Being synonymous with the Cubs, Lakeview has become a popular spot for many new renters. Equipped with a brand-new kitchen and in-unit washer and dryer, this studio offers rare value in a traditionally high priced neighborhood. Located minutes from Wrigley Field, you are within blocks of some of Chicago’s iconic bars such as the Cubby Bear.

Lincoln Park: 2012 North Orleans

The exposed brick fireplace will catch your attention with this beautiful spacious studio in historic Lincoln Park! Bright modern finishes and great natural light truly make this studio a must-have for those looking to enter Chicago’s most premier neighborhood at an offseason price. Situated minutes from the Lincoln Park Zoo, the popular Lincoln Avenue bars, and restaurants, this studio provides access to everything that this iconic neighborhood has to offer.

Ravenswood: 1955 W. Montrose

Nothing says great value more than this one bedroom! This charming unit offers premium space with timeless vintage finishes and built-in cabinets for storage! Located on the corner of Montrose and Damen in Ravenswood, you are minutes away from the iconic spots such as Welles Park and Half Acre Brewing Company. This family-oriented community has much to offer for young professionals and families alike!

Uptown: 1325 West Wilson

Truly a neighborhood on the rise, Uptown provides some of the best value you can find in Chicago. A modern studio complete with a brand-new bathroom and in-unit washer dryer, provides you with many upscale amenities at an entry-level price point! Located a short trip from the lakefront, Uptown has a bustling art and ethnic food scene that makes for a diverse daily life in an amazing neighborhood.

Logan Square: 2936 West Palmer Street

Live in the heart of Logan Square! This modern studio provides an upscale feel, at an affordable price. A spacious living space with a separate stainless-steel kitchen, this studio will be your access to spots like Gaslight Coffee and Bloomingdale Trail.

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  1. really liked the article Patrick, very well written and informational. The one additional thing is that it would be nice to include a link to the apartment with the information

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