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Chicago IL, 60649
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Chicago IL, 60644
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Chicago IL, 60649
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Chicago IL, 60649
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Chicago IL, 60649
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Apartments for Rent in Chicago
Rent one of many Chicago apartments and you'll take up residence in one of the world's premiere cities. Practically since it's incorporation, Chi-Town has maintained its status as a thriving center of commerce, culture, and creativity. Chicagoans come out for the jazz and blues. They dig in for the deep-dish pizza. They brave the brutal winters and enjoy the sultry lakeshore summers. Residents here stake their claim to the Windy City's rich history. Come tip your hat to the ghosts of Al Capone and Howlin' Wolf. Come soak up some of the energy that inhabits Chicago.
Living in Chicago
Chicago's dramatic and dense skyline towers over the waters of Lake Michigan. Here, you'll find the two tallest buildings in the United States-Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) and the Trump International Hotel and Tower. That's no accident of fate. Chicago built the world's first skyscraper, back in 1885. From the Loop downtown, north to Lakeview where the Cubs play ball, and back down the South Side to the University of Chicago, this town packs in a lot of atmosphere. Come see why 9.8 million people choose to call this metropolitan area home; many of which doing so in Chicago apartments.
The name Chicago comes from the Native American Miami-Illinois word shikaakwa, meaning "wild onion" or "wild garlic." Since its 1837 incorporation, Chicago has served as a major connector of east and west coast culture and commerce. The Great Chicago Fire incinerated a huge section of the city in 1871. Following that tragedy, it underwent the largest building boom the U.S.A. has seen. Chicago is now the third largest city in the United States.
Work & Study in Chicago
Those seeking their fortune in the Windy City will find plenty of opportunity. Chicago is a hub of industry, telecommunications, and infrastructure as well as an international center of commerce. O'Hare International Airport is the second busiest in the world. Other areas of employment include science, engineering, manufacturing, printing, publishing, food processing, and internet industries.
If you're looking for an education, you'd be hard pressed to find a city better supplied with top rated schools. The University of Chicago leads an impressive pack including Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. On top of this wealth of educational options, Chicago supports plenty of junior colleges, community colleges, and graduate schools.
Cost of Living in Chicago
As a major city, the Chicago apartments market offers up a wide range of rental options. You can move into a high-rise apartment above the Loop or get a single-family home in upscale Lincoln Park. There are brownstones and big apartment complexes and buildings old and new. Chicago is not as prohibitively expensive as New York or San Francisco. That Midwestern friendliness comes through in housing costs, too! One-bedroom apartments in metro Chicago rent for $1,355 a month on average.
Chicago Attractions & Entertainment
As one of the United States' largest cities, Chicago carries its weight when it comes to attractions and entertainment. The first thing many think of when they consider Chicago is sports. Windy City residents have their choice of highly ranked professional teams. There's the Bulls for basketball, the Bears on the gridiron, the Blackhawks on the ice, and, for baseball, a choice between the Cubs and White Sox. Maybe you'll live in Chicago when the Cubs finally break their curse and win a World Series. As many Chicago apartments for rent are co-mingled within these areas, the ability to walk becomes a desirable option.
Chicago is also tops when it comes to arts. Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios shoots in Chicago. The Second City comedy troupe, the Steppenwolf Theater, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Joffrey Ballet all perform in Chi-Town. That's not even mentioning all the blues, soul, jazz, gospel, hip-hop, and house music you can hear. You can also lose many an hour shopping the Magnificent Mile or enjoying "Chicago's front yard" in Grant Park.
Chicago Special Events
There's always something happening in Chicago, whether it's the everyday delights of deep-dish pizza or the annual Chicago Blues Festival. Check out the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, the Taste of Chicago festival, or try to score tickets to the Bears season opener. This is the city that dyes the Chicago River green for Saint Patrick's Day, so prepare for a party!
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