Overview of O’Hare
The O'Hare neighborhood in Chicago contains the International Airport of the same name, as well as a nearby nature preserve. Those who live here enjoy the convenience of the city, ease of travel to other places, and the relaxation of nature. Located adjacent to the Cook County forest preserve, Catherine Chevalier Woods, the proximity of I-90, the Kennedy Expressway and the Tri-State Tollway put travel options right outside the door. For those who travel often as well as those working at the airport, this location is ideal. Moreover, the Loop can easily be reached by train.
Apartments in O’Hare
Studio apartments have a beginning rent of $1060, while one bedrooms start at $1079. Not that big of a difference there, but as you keep adding space and bedrooms the price raises. Rent for O’Hare Chicago apartments often includes heat and air conditioning. Moreover, penthouse apartments with 4 bedrooms can be found in O’Hare. Balconies, a fitness center as well as a business center, pool, eat-in kitchen and more are part of the amenities include in the rent.
O’Hare Dining & Entertainment
Numerous eateries can be found on Higgens Road, north of I-90 and include Outback Steak House, Brickton's and the Golden Elephant, for delicious Thai cuisine. Close to home on N. Cumberland, enjoy drinks and dinner with friends at the lively Bar Louie, serving New American fare. Their delivery and take out service make life easier on those busy days. Elliot's Deli is also nearby for lunch or sandwiches. Michael's on Main and Compass are other options on Bryn Mawr Avenue, close to home. Being near the airport, there are abundant dining options to choose from.
You will be near shopping on N. Cumberland as well as banking and other services. Close by, the Catherine Chevalier Woods, part of the Cook County Forest Preserve District, is a greenway with trails, with the Des Plaines River flowing through oak lined groves. Wildflowers abound, and this forest preserve is ideal for long walks amid its woodland and prairie surroundings. You might find an apartment for rent right across the street from this preserve.
Pet Friendly Apartments in O’Hare
Apartments in O'Hare Chicago usually allow cats and service animals. However, one should call and check with each community to be sure of their pet policy when it comes to dogs. It is pretty common to find size and breed restrictions at most apartment complexes.
Commuting from O’Hare
If you are commuting to the airport, it is a short drive or train ride via the Blue Line at the Cumberland Station or Rosemont Station. A trip into the Chicago Loop by train takes approximately 45 minutes. You can also drive on the Kennedy Expressway or some of the local streets to get to downtown Chicago. Additionally, if you are commuting by airplane to another city on business, the proximity of the airport makes this an easier and quicker trip.
O’Hare Schools & Education
Apartments in the O'Hare district will give your children the benefit of fine Chicago Public schools, including J. Leigh Elementary School, Dirksen Elementary School, Washingon Elementary and Pennoyer Elementary School, part of the Pennoyer School District 79. Brickton Montessori School, St. Paul Lutheran, St. Eugene, St. Sava Academy and others are private and parochial schools in the neighborhood. With the ability to travel into the city on the Blue Line, colleges, universities and fine medical schools are higher educational options that can be accessed from the O'Hare area.