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What $2,000 rents in Chicago

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Take a look at West Town, Streeterville, and Uptown

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Today we are looking at apartments around $2,000 per month across Chicago.

West Town

Photos courtesy of UrbanAbodes

This two-bedroom, one-bathroom home in a West Town two-flat has a large living room, queen-sized bedrooms with wall-to-wall closets, hardwood floors and central air. The backyard is landscaped and has a Koi pond. Rent this for $1,950/month.


Photo courtesy of @properties

This beautiful, newly rehabbed unit features a spacious living room that comes with bright windows and a painted brick mantel. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom home has an enclosed sun porch attached to one of the bedrooms and a light-filled kitchen. It’s listed for $2,000/month.


Photos by VHT, courtesy of @properties

A brand new two-bedroom, one bathroom apartment comes with two bedrooms and one bathroom. There’s white subway tile backspash in the kitchen, modern bare light bulb fixtures, and a wide, grassy backyard. This can be yours for $2,000/month.


Photos courtesy of @properties

In this tiny neighborhood, rent a three-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex in a colorful two-flat. This lovely home has a sunny living room, breakfast nook, in-unit laundry and a third floor master suite. It’s renting for $2,000/month.


Photos via Zillow

This 820-square-foot studio in a downtown high-rise a floor-to-ceiling window, a large bathroom and solid building amenities. Escape the tiny apartment for the rooftop—it’s decked out in colorful sectionals, fire pits and a pool. This place rents for $1,991/month.


Which home would you rent for $2,000/month?

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  • 11%
    West Town
    (100 votes)
  • 25%
    (226 votes)
  • 21%
    (188 votes)
  • 12%
    (111 votes)
  • 28%
    (252 votes)
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