Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various Chicago ’hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $2,000. Vote for your favorite below!
The three-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is about 1,558 square feet and comes with high ceilings, lots of bright windows, oak hardwood floors, and an artsy landscape mural on the enclosed back porch. Over on the northwest side, it rents for $2,095 per month.
In one of the northern most neighborhoods, there’s an 1,800-square-foot apartment that just went through a renovation. The three-bedroom, two-bedroom unit has a separate dining room, shiny oak floors, and new stainless steel appliances. Renting for $1,995 per month, it’s also in a prime location just a block to Lake Michigan and a few minutes to the Red Line.
This classic courtyard building comes with the charm of an older building, a large wooden fireplace, a split floorplan, and a recently updated kitchen. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit rents for $2,100 per month.
This 1,100-square-foot, second floor apartment has a large master bedroom, two spacious living areas, and exposed Chicago brick. Plus, there’s an option to rent it fully furnished. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is a 10 minute walk from the Blue Line and is renting for $2,000 per month.
Over on the South Side, this top floor three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom unit comes with skylights, a vaulted ceiling, and a gas fireplace. The master bathroom has a Whirlpool tub, a double vanity, and a rain shower. It’s renting for $2,000 per month.
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