A Closer Look At Streeterville

Streeterville, a Neighborhood Rental Guide

Flanked on one side by the crowded sidewalks of Michigan Avenue and the wide open waters of Lake Michigan on the other, Streeterville is home some of the biggest attractions and most visited sites in Chicago. Needless to say, the neighborhood has the best shopping in Chicago with its Mag Mile retailers and flagship department stores.

The restaurants are among some of the most memorable in the city. After all, how could anyone forget a meal at 1,000 feet in the air? Up on the 95th floor of the Hancock Center.

MONTHLY RENTS

Monthly rents can vary dramatically. They can start between $1,400 and up to $6,000 depending on size and luxury options.

LIFE STYLE

Towering condominium high-rises are the norm, offering homeowners a high-end lifestyle with a view.

COMMUNITY

Residents like the architectural grandeur of this small, near north side Chicago neighborhood, which also includes iconoclastic landmarks like the ornate Tribune Tower and the Water Tower Place.

TRAVEL / ESCAPE

Lake Shore Drive.

HOT SPOTS

Streeterville is close enough to the lake, and the inner city to be able to find many different, and popular places.

Transportation

Streeterville has world-class public transportation and about 7 bus lines passing through it. However, This is one neighborhood where hailing a taxi is the most common way to get around.

3 cta routes

7 bus routes

3 metra routes

17 notable landmarks

Recreation / Entertainment

Shop the Magnificent Mile, ride the Ferris wheel at Navy Pier, get culture at the Museum of Contemporary Art and enjoy the vistas from the 94th-floor Observatory at the John Hancock Center, all within a few blocks from your front door.

Navy Pier

Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan.

Skyline Stage

This 1,500-seat outdoor venue under a white canopy at Navy Pier features a variety of entertainment.

Navy Piers IMAX Theater

Large-format IMAX 3D cinema featuring current popular movies & educational films.

AMC River East 21

A local theater that provides tickets to your big screen blockbusters.

209 restaurants bars & coffee shops

Dining

The Streeterville cuisine is sought-after, boasting reservation-required restaurants and more casual, family-friendly joints. Streeterville restaurants are among some of the most memorable in the city. After all, how could anyone forget a meal at 1,000 feet in the air? Up on the 95th floor of the Hancock Center in the Signature Room where the only thing better than the cuisine is the view.

Cafe

Casual Dining

Fine Dining

Fast Food

L'Appetito

Second branch of the long-running deli/bakery/store that serves breakfast, Italian food & gelato.

Espression By Lavazza

Colorful, design-focused coffee shop chain also serves cakes, sandwiches, salads & more.

Teavana

Chain known for its extensive gourmet tea selection also sells teapots & other accessories.

The Local – Chicago

Hearty American comfort food served all day in casual, wood-enhanced digs in the Hilton Suites.

Gemini Bistro

Barbecue, Chinese, pastas, soups & more draw Water Tower shoppers to this self-serve food court.

Disotto Enoteca

Late-night wine-focused restaurant with Italian small plates served in a cellar-like setting.

Mity Nice Bar & Grill

Inside Water Tower Place, this sleek eatery serves American fare, including complimentary popovers.

The Signature Room at the 95th

Upscale spot high atop the John Hancock Center with unreal views, American fare & a separate lounge.

Le Petit Paris

Francophiles seek out this cozy, out-of-the-way spot for classic French cooking.

The Local – Chicago

Hearty American comfort food served all day in casual, wood-enhanced digs in the Hilton Suites.

Pelago Ristorante

Modern Italian restaurant with pastas, seafood & an extensive wine list in a stylish setting.

Wow Bao

Citywide chain where inventive steamed buns & other Chinese dishes are ordered via touchscreens

Foodlife

Barbecue, Chinese, pastas, soups & more draw Water Tower shoppers to this self-serve food court.

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Global chain of counters dispensing sweet & savory soft pretzels with a variety of toppings & dips.

McDonald's

Classic, long-running fast-food chain known for its burgers, fries & shakes.

Nightlife / Bars

Streeterville certainly has enough going on to merit status as one of Chicago’s entertainment hot spots. From the bars, to Navy Pier there is a lot to do, with an excellent view.

Bars

Nightlife

Drumbar

Inventive craft cocktails are the draw at this chic, speakeasy-inspired rooftop Rafaello Hotel bar.

mEAT Chicago

Cozy lair with leather booths specializing in skewered meats & veggies, plus imaginative cocktails.

Deca Restaurant + Bar

French-inspired food in an art-deco brasserie setting off the 12th-floor lobby of the Ritz-Carlton

Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch

This old-school eatery pays homage to a Chicago Cubs sportscaster & serves steaks & Italian dishes.

Drumbar

Inventive craft cocktails are the draw at this chic, speakeasy-inspired rooftop Rafaello Hotel bar.

Retail

Streeterville is bordered on the west by Chicago’s fabulous Magnificent Mile, which just so happens to be the city’s most popular shopping district. Visited by millions every year, Michigan Avenue is a flurry of activity with people from all walks of life in search of the next addition to their wardrobe or home decor.

160+ retail shops

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