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2 Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL
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    a kitchen and living room with a refrigerator and a sink at River North Park Apartments, Illinois, 60654 a white kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a marble counter top at River North Park Apartments, Chicago, 60654

    320 W Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60654
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    5/5 Anastasiia K. on Oct 11, 2023

    My husband and I have lived in River North Park Apartments for more than 1 year already. And we are going to renewal our lease agreement with great pleasure. The staff are very kind, professional and considerate. We love the building and glad we are living here.

    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 3, 2023

    Gym equipment could be upgraded. Other than that, great building.

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    a commemorative sign in front of a park with flowers at Presidential Towers, Illinois, 60661 an aerial view of a city street with tall buildings at Presidential Towers, Illinois, 60661

    555 West Madison, Chicago, IL 60661
    2 BEDS $2,890+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 25, 2023

    I've been here for about 5 months. I'm happy with th staff and working .

    5/5 Anonymous on Sep 11, 2023

    Nice Apartments to live , staff is very friendly especially Lenae

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    Dining Area at The Elle Apartments, Chicago, Illinois Island Kitchen at The Elle Apartments, Chicago

    801 S Financial Pl, Chicago, IL 60605
    2 BEDS $3,264+
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    5/5 Christopher K. on Aug 21, 2023

    I have been at the Alta Roosevelt for the past year and have had a terrific experience. Everyone is welcoming and the value I get in rent and space is amazing.

    5/5 Anonymous on Apr 26, 2023

    The Elle is a wonderful building in a great neighborhood. It's quiet and close to major parts of the loop without feeling too chaotic. The building itself is well kept and the staff are friendly, I have lived here for over 3 years and have no intention on moving anytime soon.

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    Bedroom with bed, night stand city view at 7251 at Waters Edge, Chicago Living room with couch and coffee table at 7251 at Waters Edge, Chicago

    7251 S. South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649
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    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 ??

    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 20, 2023

    Great Times, loved the environment and closeness to the city and business

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    The Montrose Unit Bedroom View 2 at The Montrose, Chicago, 60613 The Montrose Unit Living Room View 2at The Montrose, Chicago, Illinois 60613

    4334 N Hazel St, Chicago, IL 60613
    2 BEDS $2,890+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Nov 15, 2023

    Enjoy the view and like to go outside for walks. Convenient locations.

    5/5 PAMELA H. on Apr 27, 2023

    we have enjoyed living at the Montrose. The people are friendly as well as the staff and maintance people. If anyting needs fixing, it is taken care of promptly and efficiently. I love looking out my windows and seeing Lake Michigan and we are a short distance from the lake. Going to beach is wonderful. Come join the fun!

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    spacious living area with tile flooring | North Harbor Tower Apartments in Chicago, IL spacious bedroom with high ceilings | North Harbor Tower Apartments in Chicago, IL

    175 N Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
    2 BEDS $3,530+
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    5/5 Ana C. on May 19, 2023

    I have living here for a year and it has been an amazing experience.

    5/5 G on Jan 5, 2023

    Highly recommend moving here. You certainly get what you pay for compared to other places. This neighborhood is also the perfect community for young families to move to.

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    a living room with a green couch and a colorful mural on the wall a terrace with a table and chairs and a view of the city

    670 N May St, CHICAGO, IL 60642
    2 BEDS $3,050+
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    5/5 Rakiya on Nov 1, 2023

    Great place to live. Lovely environment, neighbors and staff is very friendly and kind to me and my child.

    5/5 Anonymous on Oct 24, 2023

    It is extremely nice and has wonderful amenities.

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    360 East South Water Street, Chicago, IL 60601
    16 Units available
    2 BEDS $3,540+

    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!

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    210 N Aberdeen St, Chicago, IL 60607
    2 BEDS $1,397
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    14 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60654
    2 BEDS $4,750+
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    920 North Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    2 BEDS $3,890
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    1140 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    2 BEDS $3,399+
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    2937 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616
    2 BEDS $1,610+
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    500-508 W 66Th St, Chicago, IL 60621
    2 BEDS $1,000
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    228 W Hill Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    2 BEDS $4,082+
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    811 Agatite Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
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    6800 S. Normal Avenue, Chicago, IL 60621
    2 BEDS $900+
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    55 East Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
    2 BEDS $1,995+
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    601 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661
    2 BEDS $3,536+
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    1001 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
    2 BEDS $3,151+
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    533 West Barry Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
    2 BEDS $2,783+
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    3815 W. 18Th St., Chicago, IL 60623
    2 BEDS $950+
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    165 W Superior, Chicago, IL 60654
    2 BEDS $2,944+
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    855 W. Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
    2 BEDS $4,266+
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    1140 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    2 BEDS $3,856+

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Average rent in Chicago, IL

$2,251/mo Chicago, IL average rental price, November 2023
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The monthly rate for Chicago, IL apartments is on average $2,251.

Chicago, IL apartment rent ranges

Approximately 1% of apartments in Chicago, IL charge rents around $501-$700. A share of 5% of Chicago’s rental apartments have monthly rents between $701-$1,000. In the rent range of $1,001-$1,500 there are 18% apartment units. 23% of the city’s apartments are in the highest price range of $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 2 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The price range of a 2 bedroom apartment is between $650 and $37,173. Search 2 bedroom apartments in Chicago, IL.

How many 2 bedroom apartments for rent are available in Chicago, IL on RentCafe?

There are 1443 2 bedroom rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Chicago, IL were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

What is the average size of a 2 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

The average Chicago, IL 2 bedroom apartment size is 512 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

2 bedroom apartments offer more space compared to 1 bedroom or studio apartments. They are more suitable for 2 persons.

What are the downsides of renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL?

A 2 bedroom apartment is usually slightly more expensive than a 1 bedroom apartment. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Chicago, IL.

Living and Renting in Chicago, IL

Living in location

Chicago, the Windy City, is a vibrant metropolis that offers an exceptional living experience for renters. With its diverse neighborhoods, abundant rental housing options, and tenant-friendly laws, it's no wonder why so many people choose to call Chicago home. Renters in Chicago enjoy the flexibility of choosing between studios, one-bedroom apartments, and spacious two-bedroom apartments, catering to individuals, couples, and even small families.

Chicago has implemented laws to ensure fair treatment and proper maintenance of rental properties. These regulations cover essential aspects such as security deposits, rent increases, and eviction procedures, providing renters with peace of mind and stability in their housing arrangements.

Aside from its housing options, Chicago boasts an array of attractions and entertainment options. Residents can explore iconic landmarks like Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and the Art Institute of Chicago. The city is also renowned for its diverse culinary scene, offering a plethora of dining options that cater to every taste and budget.

Two-Bedroom Apartments for Rent in Chicago, IL

Two-bedroom apartments in Chicago are an excellent option for renters seeking spacious and versatile living spaces. These apartments are particularly popular among small families, roommates, and individuals who desire extra space for a home office or a guest room.

Two-bedroom apartments in Chicago offer various amenities to enhance apartment living. Many properties feature modern kitchens, ample closet space, and in-unit laundry facilities, providing convenience and comfort to residents. Additionally, apartment communities often offer perks such as fitness centers, swimming pools, and communal spaces, fostering a sense of community and promoting an active lifestyle.

Renters seeking two-bedroom apartments can find them in several neighborhoods throughout Chicago. Lincoln Park, known for its tree-lined streets and proximity to the lakefront, offers a mix of vintage and contemporary apartment buildings. The trendy neighborhood of Wicker Park boasts a vibrant arts scene, along with numerous dining and shopping options. Those looking for a more upscale living experience may consider the Gold Coast neighborhood, known for its luxury high-rise apartments and proximity to upscale boutiques and restaurants.

If you're looking for two-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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Are you ready to find the apartment that feels like home? Look through all the available listings on RentCafe to find the apartment that best suits your needs. Searching for a 2 bedroom apartment near you, or anywhere in the U.S.? You can now compare the size, price and location of any of the apartments listed, until you find the one that does it. Choose the location you want, near the stores, parks or people that are dear to you. Somewhere out there is the right apartment for you.

So, start looking for 2 bedroom apartments near you, in your favorite neighborhood, ZIP code, or anywhere in the U.S. that you plan on moving to, and let us guide you to your next home!

Renting a 2 bedroom apartment in Chicago, IL

A new little family member made its appearance in your life and your apartment suddenly became too small? Having some toys laying around in the living room at noon is one thing. But stepping on Thomas the Tank Engine in your own bedroom, in the middle of the night, when the only thing you want to do is drink some water and go back to sleep, is a truly awakening, eye opening experience. Not something that you’d expect at 2:30 a.m. Frankly, it looks like you’re one bedroom short. But there’s no need to be worried as there are as many as 1,401 apartments available for rent in Chicago, IL at your fingertips, among which you will surely find plenty of 2 bedroom apartment rentals as well. Whether you want just a few appliances and you’d prefer to bring your own stuff or you’re searching for a fully furnished living space, there are options for either one and solutions for every budget. After all, there can be huge differences between different parts of Chicago, IL. Rents go all the way up to $12,253 in Streeterville but you can also find a place to call home for as cheap as Model.CheapestArea.MinimumPrice in Auburn Gresham.

Cheap housing for young families

If you are a small, dynamic family renting a 2 bedroom is a smart choice as it offers the golden ratio of living space, location and price. All these are now important criteria that you have to have. Space? If you want to keep yourself and Thomas the Tank Engine in different rooms, then this one doesn’t need any explanation. Location? You don’t want to totally give-up on those Friday nights out or your Thursday after-hours, but babysitters cannot always stay late in the night, so it helps if you’re in an area close to restaurants and theatres. Price? You could put the extra couple of bucks you’re saving on rent monthly into your child’s college savings plan. Whatever your golden ratio may be, we are convinced that you’ll find something interesting amongst the 935 listings in Chicago, IL. If price is important, finding plenty of cheap 2 bedroom apartments shouldn’t be a problem as the lowest rents start at $900 per month.

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