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Apartments for Rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL
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    801 S Financial Pl, Chicago, IL 60605
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    Studio $1,865+
    1 BED $2,354+
    2+ BEDS $3,736+
    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.

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    1130 South Michigan Avenue, CHICAGO, IL 60605
    Studio $1,750+
    1 BED $2,042+
    2 BEDS $3,198+
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    55 East Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
    Studio $1,550
    1 BED $1,995
    2+ BEDS $2,595
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    1212 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $1,713+
    1 BED $1,905+
    2 BEDS $2,685+
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    808 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $1,986+
    1 BED $2,457+
    2+ BEDS $4,149+
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    801 S Financial Pl, Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $1,865+
    1 BED $2,354+
    2+ BEDS $3,736+
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    30 E. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1 BED $1,900
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    1140 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $1,996+
    1 BED $2,479+
    2 BEDS $3,298+
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    1333 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605
    1 BED $2,202+
    2 BEDS $2,917+
    3 BEDS $5,215+
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    1001 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $2,008+
    1 BED $2,482+
    2+ BEDS $3,660+
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    2 East 8Th St., Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $1,705+
    1 BED $1,895+
    2+ BEDS $2,530
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    618 S Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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    1545 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605
    1 BED $1,999+
    2 BEDS $2,513+
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    717 S. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60605
    Studio $2,030+
    1 BED $2,531+
    2+ BEDS $3,259+
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    730 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60605
    1 BED $2,382+
    2 BEDS $3,489+
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    619 S. Lasalle St., Chicago, IL 60605
    1 BED $1,875
    2 BEDS $2,600
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    651 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60607
    1 BED $1,988+
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    3 BEDS $2,788+
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    2001 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL 60616
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    221 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607
    Studio $1,861+
    1 BED $2,342+
    3 BEDS $5,275+
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    2008 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
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    2010 S Wabash, Chicago, IL 60616
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    330 S Wells St, Chicago, IL 60606
    Studio $1,768+
    1 BED $2,115
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    2101 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
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    2+ BEDS $2,455
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    2101 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
    Studio $1,695+
    1 BED $1,850
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    2101 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
    Studio $1,750
    1 BED $1,900
    2 BEDS $2,795
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Average rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

$2,522/mo Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent for an apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is around $2,522.

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL apartment rent ranges

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL rent trends

Getting around in Downtown Chicago, IL

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Very Walkable
90 /100
Rider's Paradise
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Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 71, Transit Score®: 90, Bike Score®: 92

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL last updated?

Prices and availability in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL were last updated on 28 May 2024.

What are the best apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The best apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL are: ELEVEN THIRTY, Pittsfield Apartments, Park Michigan - 1212 S Michigan Ave and Sentral Michigan Avenue.

What is the average rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The average rent in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is $2,522. Start your search for apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a studio apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,550 and $5,112. View all studio apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,905 and $6,059. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,986 and $9,279. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL is between $1,495 and $10,000. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL.

What type of rental buildings are in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL?

In Downtown Chicago, 57% of the residents are renting compared to 43% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 87% of Downtown Chicago’s rentals, 12% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 0.8% are single-family rentals.

Living in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

Situated in the heart of the Windy City, downtown Chicago attracts renters with its friendly community, world-class shopping, fine dining experiences, lively events, and an array of things to do and see year-round. And, as Chicago's premier commercial district, renters will be close to world-class shopping options, entertainment venues, cultural facilities and corporations. Bordering Lake Michigan and home to the renowned Grant Park, renters can get away from the hustle and bustle of the core when renting in downtown Chicago. Plus, with public transportation options like trains and buses, renters can easily explore even more of what the neighborhood offers or venture farther into Chicago.

Renting in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

Those looking to rent in downtown Chicago will mainly find apartments with one, two, or three bedrooms overlooking the busy streets, while Federal-style homes, Queen Anne Victorian houses and the recognizable Chicago Greystone homes also characterize the downtown core. Or, for renters looking for a more traditional lifestyle, some suburban rental homes are also available on the neighborhood's outskirts. Meanwhile, the Magnificent Mile is the city's commercial district, popular among renters looking to further their careers in its multiple corporations and businesses. Accordingly, shops, restaurants, transportation hubs, and lifestyle amenities are just steps away from rentals, which means renters will be a short walk or drive from everything they need. Notably, due to the proximity to the University of Illinois Chicago and high-ranking schools, renting in downtown Chicago is also attractive for renters with families and students.

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Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL demographics

  • 24,328Total Population
  • 12,633 Female
    11,696 Male
  • 34Median Age

In total, Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL has 24,328 residents, 12,633 women and 11,696 men, per U.S. Census recent estimates. Statistics show that the median age of Downtown Chicago’s population is 34.

Amenities in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

Here, community centers like the Richard J. Daley Center, Downtown Islamic Center, Grace Episcopal Church, and the Fine Arts Building allow renters to get together with the community and celebrate their culture, beliefs and interests. Similarly, the Goodman Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Harold Washington Library Center and The Art Institute of Chicago are all located in downtown Chicago for renters looking for entertainment. The area also has attractions like the Wills Tower, the Riverwalk, the 360 CHICAGO observatory, and other places renters can explore. Or, Grant Park is an entire district for outdoor activities where renters can find attractions like Buckingham Fountain; Crown Fountain; the Cloud Gate sculpture; and many parks with sports fields, courts, dog parks, trails and kid-friendly areas. Of course, downtown Chicago has some of the finest shopping opportunities in malls like Block 37 and Atrium Mall, as well as world-famous stores, designer labels and chic boutiques along its streets. Additionally, renters can buy groceries in chains like H Mart, Target, Mariano's, Jewel-Osco, Whole Foods Market, and the local delis and farmers' markets.

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL households

  • 4,462 Family
    8,836 Non-family
  • 1,438 Children
    11,860 No Children
  • 13,298Total Number of Households
  • 1.69Average People Per Household
  • $113,278Median Household Income

There is a total of 13,298 households in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL. Of these, 1,438 have children and 11,860 are without children. Per Census Bureau’s most current estimates, 4,462 family households and 8,836 non-family households live in this area. The size of a household in Downtown Chicago is 1.69 people, on average. The median household annual income in Downtown Chicago equals $113,278, and the monthly housing costs equal $2,345.

Transportation in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL

Downtown Chicago is the heart of Illinois, which means renters are steps from multiple transportation options. Specifically, U.S. Highway 41 runs along Lake Michigan and leads to the rest of Chicago, while the developed network of roads connects the downtown districts. Alternatively, renters who don't drive or want to avoid traffic jams can use the public transit system featuring CTA buses and several lines of Chicago's "L" subway system. Or, dedicated lanes and sidewalks for cyclists and pedestrians offer an accessible way to get around the neighborhood. Uber and Lyft also operate as the primary rideshare service providers in the area. Finally, for air travel, O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport are both accessible via road and public transportation options.

Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL education statistics

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2% of the population in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, IL have no high school education, 10% went to high-school, and 11% have partially completed college. Moreover, 4% of the population hold an Associate Degree, 34% hold a Bachelor Degree, and 39% hold a Graduate Degree.

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