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Lakeview: A Neighborhood Rental Guide

Living in Chicago’s Lakeview Neighborhood means being where the action is — whatever form your action takes.

Residents in Lakeview luxury apartments can easily avail themselves to Wrigley Field, home of the Cubs, and several sprawling nearby sports bars. Boystown is at the doorstep of hundreds of Lakeview Chicago Apartments. Lakeshore Drive high-rises, among the most sought-after Lakeview Chicago rentals, offer instant access to lakefront and Lincoln Park jogging trails and golf. National and the best local musicians visit several area clubs. The Southport corridor provides an intimate pub-and-café vibe as well as one of Chicago’s leading homes for cutting-edge independent and classic cinema, Music Box Theatre.

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Monthly Rentals

There is a wide range of Lakeview Chicago rentals available. From lakefront high-rises to modern Halsted Street condos to third-floor walkups in Victorian charmers and stately brownstones, rents can be found under $2,000 or soar past $6,000.

LIFESTYLE

Apartments for rent in Lakeview Chicago go to people who like to get outside — to the lakefront, to a ballgame, to an intimate bistro or a pub crawl.

COMMUNITY

Tourists and fun-loving locals keep the energy high in Wrigleyville and Boystown. Lakeview life is for people who prize experiences and diversity.

TRAVEL / ESCAPE

Three CTA lines have stops in Lakeview; Lake Shore Drive quickly sends you motoring north or south; and I-90 is just minutes away. In 90 minutes, you could be fishing in Wisconsin or camping at Indiana Dunes State Park.

Hot Spots

An evening out in Lakeview could include dancing at Sidetrack, fetishy fun at Berlin or bowling and billiards at Southport Lanes.

Transportation

Parking is difficult, so many avail themselves of the plentiful cabs in the area. Public transportation is readily available.

3 cta Lines

13 bus routes

0 Metra routes

Recreation/Entertainment

From April through October, Wrigley Field is Destination #1. But Lakeview is the place where you can dance until 4 a.m., go for a sunrise jog along the lake, and find the perfect brunch spot before scouring local boutiques.

Lakefront Trail

The Lakeview stretch of Chicago’s 18-mile paved path traces Lake Michigan from Signal of Peace Monument in Lincoln Park past Belmont Harbor and Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course.

Music Box Theatre

Fans of film can catch the classics, new indie and foreign features, cult classics and midnight shows at this two-screen, 1920s-era movie house.

Chicago Pride Parade

Since 1970, the local LGBTQ community has held a parade on the last Sunday of June. Crowd estimates along the route have hovered near 1 million for several years.

Metro

The venerable music room opened in 1982 with R.E.M. gracing the stage the year before its first album was released. The place has been known for its eclectic good taste ever since.

209 restaurants bars & coffee shops

Dining

Cafe

Casual Dining

Fine Dining

Fast Food

Maison Parisienne

Authentic French pastries, sandwiches, baguettes, quiche and more.

Intelligentsia Coffee

Carefully crafted, unique coffees and teas in the founding Broadway Street location of what has grown into a national chain.

Pick Me Up Café

Loads of vegan options, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner — and until 2 a.m. seven days a week.

Big Star

Sprawling, bi-level and Wrigley adjacent, cranking out a wide range of tacos and Mexican street food while offering a vast whiskey list.

Aurelio’s Pizza

This South Side institution (since 1959) snuck into Wrigleyville in 2018 and will sell you a deep dish if that’s what you want — but it’s really all about the square-cut, tavern-style thin crust.

Ann Sather

A fixture on Belmont Avenue since 1945, offering a menu loaded with diner staples from Swedish pancakes to open-face sandwiches. Don’t miss the cinnamon rolls.

Mia Francesca

A casually sophisticated trattoria serving rustic Northern Italian fare.

Tango Sur

An Argentinian steakhouse that deftly fuses flavors influenced by Mediterranean, Italian and Spanish cuisines.

Wood

A Michelin Bib Gourmand Award winner using a wood-fired oven to flavor a lineup of small-plate, seasonal American fare.

Al’s Beef

Al’s lays claim (disputed though it is) to being the inventor of this distinctly Chicago delicacy. Get it dipped.

Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken

Serving just what it says, across the street from Wrigley Field.

Windy City Gyros

For more than 30 years, doling out dogs, burgers, beefs and, of course, gyros on North Broadway.

Nightlife/Bars

Jam-packed sports bars, live music venues, dance clubs and small pubs all have their place. None is more than a short walk away from virtually all apartments in Lakeview Chicago.

Bars

Nightlife

Murphy’s Bleachers

The legendary spot behind the Wrigley Field scoreboard is one of the premier sports bars in America.

Long Room

A devotion to craft beers, eclectic music played at a conversational level and no TVs establish the vibe of this homey tavern.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

It’s all about drag, glam and martinis — the cocktail list is into triple digits and the servers are into makeup. Lots and lots of makeup.

Schubas Tavern

Originally a “tied house” built in 1903 by Schlitz Brewery, Schubas has a legendary, if intimate, music venue, a great lineup of bar food and, of course, Schlitz topping the lineup of a couple of dozen draft beers.

Berlin

A pan-cultural, late-night dance club where you’ll find alternative electronic music and a wide range of themed events.

Smartbar

Techno, house and anything else that will make you dance — into the wee hours in a 400-capacity dance club above Metro.

Retail

From the outrageous shops on Halsted to the big-box retailers near Clark and Belmont, you’ll find all your needs — and most of your wants — just an easy walk from your door. And with so many Lakeview Chicago apartments for rent, there is no shortage of shops dedicated to making your new place a showplace.

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