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1 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL
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    7251 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649
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    5/5 Anonymous on Feb 15, 2024

    I love it here! My Apartment is great. The staff is the best.

    5/5 Eunice H. on Jan 3, 2024

    I love living here,,,, i came a long way ,,, i seen people come and go,,,, and also pass away that i was personally close to,,, this is my Home ??

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    555 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60661
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    1 BED $1,855+
    Overview

    Welcome to Presidential Towers, where city charm meets sophistication. Our pet-friendly apartments in Chicago, IL, are ready for you to redefine the way you see upscale living. Discover our collection of stylish studio, one, and two-bedroom apartments and embrace the numerous amenities and impeccable services that come attached to our premium community.Conveniently located in the West Loop and close to UIC and Rush Hospital, our community grants easy access to myriad attractions, including The River Walk and FFC. Local eateries and entertainment spots are also easily accessible, making sure you will never have a dull moment. And we didn’t even mention our extensive list of community amenities, featuring an on-site Fitness Formula Health Club, barbeque deck, media lounge, and private workspaces for your convenience. Not to mention our top-end customer service and maintenance teams who are ready to assist you with any needs.   Each floor plan is designed with you and your household’s needs in mind and filled with essential fixtures that make daily life smooth and convenient. From renovated kitchens, stainless steel appliances, and spacious closets to breakfast bars and gorgeous views in select homes, we have the amenities that will make you feel right at home.Seize the opportunity to be among the first to lease one of our brand new apartments in Chicago, IL, and give us a call today. We look forward to welcoming you home soon!

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    • Washer/Dryer
    • Garage
    • High Speed Internet
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    320 W Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60654
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    1 BED $2,130+
    Overview

    Modern designs, elegant finishes, and upscale amenities are waiting for you at River North Park. Our Chicago, IL, apartments come in studio, convertible, one, and two-bedroom layouts that are spacious and adaptable. A variety of interior luxuries adorn them, including chef's kitchens with premium appliances, spacious closets, ceramic tile baths, and more. As a resident of our pet-friendly community, you will also have exclusive access to the on-site fitness center, resident clubhouse, and wireless library, among many other life-enhancing amenities.River North Park’s location allows you to lead the lifestyle you have always envisioned. With easy access to Grand Ave and Wacker Dr, you are never far from all the shopping, dining, and entertainment that Downtown Chicago has to offer. Escape to the Riverwalk or spend time exploring Grant Park knowing unparalleled rest and relaxation are waiting for you at home.  Our apartments in Chicago offer the perfect blend of form and function. The style we provide extends beyond the thoughtfully designed interiors, perfectly sized living areas, and modern fixtures of your new apartment home. Do not forget about our meticulous landscaping and charming community spaces that are perfect for hosting! Words can only you take you so far, so stop by or give us a call today for your personal tour of our irresistible Chicago, IL, apartments!

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    • Laundry Facilities
    • Pets Allowed
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    801 S Financial Pl, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1 BED $2,369+
    Overview

    Welcome to The Elle Apartments, our premier apartment community nestled in Chicago’s vibrant South Loop neighborhood. Embrace a new living experience where every apartment is perfectly catered to suit your urban lifestyle. With impeccable amenities, exceptional services, and a close proximity to Downtown Chicago’s best eateries and shops, our apartments will make you feel like you belong.Your new haven at The Elle Apartments is conveniently close to Downtown Chicago, with Roosevelt Collection Shops, Block 37 Mall, and Grant Park mere minutes away. Situated at 801 S Financial Pl, quick access to Roosevelt Rd and I-90 makes it easy to get wherever you need to be. Your commute is also a breeze, with UI Health, Chicago Public Schools, and University of Chicago in close proximity.

    Amenities
    • Pets Allowed
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    a kitchen with a long island with red chairs and white cabinets  at Inspire West Town, CHICAGO, IL, 60642 a bedroom with a bed and three pictures on the wall at Inspire West Town, Illinois
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    670 N May St, CHICAGO, IL 60642
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    1 BED $2,370
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    5/5 Kathryn W. on Apr 5, 2024

    So far at Inspire West Town I have been accommodated by the entire staff and welcomed. The amenities are well taken care of and convenient and the apartments itself feel just like home. The location is phenomenal!

    5/5 Anonymous on Mar 2, 2024

    Perfect location-peaceful and safe-clean-smoking free-good aminities

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    4334 N Hazel St, Chicago, IL 60613
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    1 BED $1,920+
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    Step into the realm of modern sophistication and upscale living at The Montrose. Our selection of apartments in Chicago, IL, boast studio, one, and two-bedroom layouts, meticulously designed to provide you with spaciousness and adaptability. Each residence is adorned with features such as floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closets, and sleek vinyl wood flooring, setting the stage for a refined urban lifestyle. Become a part of our pet-friendly community and gain access to all the exclusive amenities that will change your definition of comfort and leisure. From a brand-new fitness center to a resort-style swimming pool and a welcoming resident lounge with a billiards room, every shared space is designed to enhance your every day.Nestled in the Uptown neighborhood, The Montrose presents an unparalleled opportunity to live the lifestyle you’ve always desired. With convenient access to Route 41 and Irving Park Rd, the vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment scenes of Downtown Chicago are within easy reach. Escape to Lincolnwood Town Center or spend time exploring Montrose Beach, knowing that rest and relaxation await you at home.Our Chicago apartments blend style with comfort. Beyond the beautifully designed interiors, perfectly curated living spaces, and contemporary fixtures, our charming landscaping and community spaces are ideal for hosting gatherings with friends and family.Words can only you take you so far, so stop by or give us a call today to schedule your personal tour of our irresistible Chicago, IL, apartments!

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    • Air Conditioner
    • Pool
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Garage
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    175 N Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
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    1 BED $2,520+
    Overview

    Step into the world of North Harbor Tower – an idyllic community where comfort, leisure, and entertainment are designed to complement your lifestyle. Our pet-friendly apartments for rent in Chicago, IL, boast an unrivaled location paired with top-tier amenities, ensuring you have everything you need to feel right at home. Whether you opt for a studio, one, two, or three-bedroom apartment, you’ll revel in a plethora of convenient features and services tailored to simplify your every day. Bask in the natural light at our signature wraparound windows, embrace the elegance of the designer-inspired finishes, and cherish the ample closet storage space. In addition, our on-site management and maintenance teams are always ready to assist you. Check out our photo gallery and see why our apartment community in Chicago will make the perfect home. Get the full North Harbor Tower experience with a personal visit and schedule a tour today!

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    • Washer/Dryer
    • Pool
    • Garage
    • Large Closets
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    360 East South Water Street, Chicago, IL 60601
    96 Units available
    1 BED $2,224+
    Overview

    Choose to live your best life at Shoreham & Tides! Our magnificent high-rise studio, one and two bedroom apartments in Lakeshore East, Chicago, allow you to reside in comfort and sophistication while exploring the unique and dynamic culture of Lakeshore East. Superior amenities, resort inspired services, and a well-connected address allow you to indulge in all the urban conveniences you want without giving up on the peace and quiet you deserve. Offering a selection of luxury Chicago apartments for rent, Shoreham & Tides gives residents an upscale experience in the best community in the area. Discover a treasure trove of leisure areas including 16th floor pool, game & club room, and fitness center. A high-end lifestyle lets your true self shine inside these luxury apartments where glass paneled balconies, full size washer and dryer, and granite islands are all a given. We are pet friendly, so your four-legged friends are going to love living here too! And, we’re located near Lakeshore East dog park.Shoreham & Tides is ideally located near Wacker Drive and Columbus Drive, allowing you to reach some of the area’s best destinations within minutes including The Chicago Theatre, Navy Pier, Riverwalk and Lakeshore Trail, while the city’s thriving downtown is nearby.As a resident of our Chicago  luxury apartments stunning landscapes, thoughtful amenities, and extraordinary services will make each day a delight. Take a look at our photo gallery and schedule your appointment or drop by and visit us for your personal tour today!

    Amenities
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Dishwasher
    • Pool
    • Patio/Balcony
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    210 N Aberdeen St, Chicago, IL 60607
    1 BED $1,169
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    545 N. Mcclurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611
    1 BED $2,570+
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    869 W. Buena Ave., Chicago, IL 60613
    1 BED $1,138+
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    2937 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
    1 BED $1,352+
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    455 E. Waterside, Chicago, IL 60601
    1 BED $2,700+
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    1140 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    1 BED $2,720+
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    360 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60654
    1 BED $2,486+
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    845 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    1 BED $2,604+
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    88 East Wacker Place, Chicago, IL 60601
    1 BED $2,800+
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    1044 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL 60607
    1 BED $2,059+
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    5815 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660
    1 BED $1,490+
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    1333 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
    1 BED $2,193+
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    5316 S Dorchester Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
    1 BED $1,250+
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    182 W. Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60601
    1 BED $2,065+
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    4157 North Clarendon Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613
    1 BED $1,601+
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    3170 North Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60657
    1 BED $2,407+
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    855 W. Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
    1 BED $2,735+
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Average rent in Chicago, IL

$2,241/mo Chicago, IL average rental price, March 2024
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The average rent for an apartment in Chicago, IL is $2,241 per month.

Chicago, IL apartment rent ranges

A share of 4% of apartments in Chicago, IL are in the lowest price range of $701-$1,000. Around 52% of rentals in this city are in the highest price range of > $2,000. Around 20% of Chicago’s apartments have monthly rents between $1,001-$1,500. There are 23% of apartments with rents between $1,501-$2,000.

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Getting around in Chicago, IL

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Frequently asked questions

What is the price of a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The price range of a 1 bedroom apartment is between $610 and $9,548. Search 1 bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL.

How many 1 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Chicago, IL on RentCafe?

There are 1740 1 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Chicago, IL were last updated on 12 Jul 2024.

What is the average size of a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The average Chicago, IL 1 bedroom apartment size is 381 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment comes with more living and storage space compared to a studio apartment.

What are the downsides of renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

1 bedroom apartments are usually more expensive than studio apartments in terms of rent and utility costs. You might be interested in studio apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Chicago, IL.

Living and Renting in Chicago, IL

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Brimming with rich culture, world-class dining, and a dynamic job market, Chicago provides an exceptional lifestyle. The rental market in the Windy City varies from luxury high-rises downtown to charming vintage apartments in the leafy suburbs. Illinois rental laws ensure the protection of renters, providing a comfortable and secure living experience.

Chicago offers numerous attractions like the Art Institute, Navy Pier, and Millennium Park. Its diverse culinary scene, high-end shopping districts, and vibrant nightlife further enhance the city's appeal.

One-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL

One-bedroom apartments in Chicago are an attractive option for renters. They cater especially to young professionals, students, and those looking for an efficient living space without compromising comfort and accessibility.

These rental apartments often come equipped with modern amenities such as high-end appliances, open living spaces, and impressive city views. Additionally, apartment communities might offer perks like fitness centers, communal areas, and social events.

Popular neighborhoods for renting one-bedroom apartments include Lincoln Park, Lakeview, and River North. Each neighborhood provides an array of attractions, from the Lincoln Park Zoo and Lake Michigan's beaches to the bustling bars and eateries of River North.

If you're looking for one-bedroom apartments in Chicago, you can use RentCafe.com to find the ideal place for you. You can filter your search by location, amenities, price, and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different properties.

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Looking for that perfect apartment that's just the right size for you and maybe you and someone else? You can now look at 1 bedroom apartment listings on RentCafe in your area to find the one that meets your needs in terms of price and location. Whether you are looking for a 1 bedroom apartment near you, or anywhere in the U.S., we can help you find a home you'll love. Filter apartments by type, size, price, and amenities, check property reviews, and save your favorites.

Search for 1 bedroom apartments near you, whether it's in your neighborhood, or ZIP code, or any city in any state you plan to move to in the U.S. Somewhere out there is the perfect apartment for you. Let us help you find your next home!

Renting a 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

One bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL are typically 986 Sqft in size and the monthly rent is $3,018, on average. With 1,896 apartments listed for rent, it’s best to narrow down your choices before you begin your search. If you’re only interested in cheap one bedroom apartments, you can filter your search results by setting a maximum price. If you’re looking for a one bedroom furnished apartment, you can check the box "furnished" under amenities. There are many other options and filters you can apply to your search to streamline the process and find your next apartment faster and more efficient. Is a luxury rental more your style? If you sort your search results by rent descending, you will notice that the most expensive rental in Chicago, IL right now costs $9,548 per month. So many choices, so little time.

Your search for a cheap 1 bedroom apartment ends here

The city of Chicago, IL is a great place to call home. Among its many great qualities, it has a variety of rental housing options. One of the most popular choices for Chicago, IL's singles and couples are single bedroom apartments. They’re an upgrade from a studio in the sense that they offer more square footage, a separate bedroom, and more room to entertain. They’re also typically more expensive. But with a little diligence and some smart search tools, you can get around that problem. To find an affordable 1 bedroom, sort your search by price, ascending. The lowest priced apartment in Chicago, IL right now has an asking rent of $925. One bedroom efficiency apartments are a great choice as well. Though they may be smaller than a traditional one bedroom apartment, they’re definitely cheaper and you’ll still be able to enjoy the privacy of a separate bedroom.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!