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Printer's Row Apartments


Printer’s Row Neighborhood Rental Guide

A historic, residential location.

Printer’s Row apartments benefit from a prime location and abundant attractions. While this neighborhood’s name comes from its history of being the Midwest’s printing center, today, most of the buildings that once housed printing and publishing businesses have become loft-style apartments.

Set in these renovated, luxury buildings, the apartments in Printer’s Row in Chicago typically sit on tree-lined streets with a residential feel that seems worlds away from the busiest parts of the city. Indeed, despite being so close to the hustle and bustle of the Loop’s world-renowned museums, stores, restaurants and tourist attractions, this neighborhood oasis is a wonderful place to call home.

If you’re interested in exploring the current Printer’s Row apartments for rent, browse through the listings here on this page. When you’re ready, reach out to Downtown Apartment Company and speak to a leasing specialist today.


Studios start in the $1,400s, one bedrooms in the $1,600s; two bedrooms in the $2,400 range and 3 bedrooms starting in the $3,000s.


Choosing apartments for rent in Printer’s Row in Chicago means escaping busy city life while still keeping it just steps away in this calm and picturesque area.


Printer’s Row lofts draw all kinds of residents, offering the convenience of a central location along with the appeal of rich Chicago history.


Proximity to the Loop means easy access to a long list of CTA, bus and Metra routes. If you have a car, taking Interstate 90/94 (the Kennedy) and Lake Shore Drive is also convenient.


Living in Printer’s Row lofts for rent, you’ll be near Chicago’s Museum Campus, as well as in the same neighborhood as the historic Dearborn Station.


Making your home in Printer’s Row rentals means gaining access to easy public transportation options — including CTA routes, bus routes and Metra lines. The CTA’s Red Line runs through the Harrison Station in this neighborhood, connecting you to the Loop. The Blue Line gives access to the West Loop and northwest communities. It’s also a bike-friendly, walkable neighborhood.

4 cta routes

6 bus routes

2 metra routes

Recreation / Entertainment

Located between Polk Street and Ida B. Wells Drive, Printer’s Row is a South Loop neighborhood that feels like a refuge from downtown’s activity. At the same time, its quieter streets are home to lots of recreation opportunities, as well as surrounded by some of Chicago’s finest destinations and landmarks.

Printer’s Row Lit Fest

Held along Dearborn Avenue, the Printer’s Row Lit Fest takes place every year in June. This free, two-day event highlights new and antique books from sellers around the country, panels with hundreds of authors, and an arts/poetry stage.

Dearborn Station

Dearborn Station is an architectural icon filled with history. Today, it’s a symbolic and geographic hub of development in the community.

Printer’s Row Park

This park may be small, but it features a fountain and hosts a Saturday farmers market. It’s a great place to sit for a while and take in the neighborhood scenery.


Another great feature of apartments for rent in Printer's Row in Chicago is walkability to myriad restaurants, bars and coffee shops. Whether you want late-night tacos or a friendly sports bar to catch a game, it’s available in this community.


Casual Dining

Fine Dining

Fast Food


This community-focused cafe features a menu with locally sourced ingredients, from the coffee to the food.


This farm-to-table restaurant, cafe and juice bar offers a place for local, fresh cuisine.


Known for its simple sushi, Umai is a casual Japanese spot perfect for enjoying lunch with friends.


Offering a fine dining experience, including upscale French Cuisine.


A local favorite for happy hour bites and late-night tacos, Flaco’s Tacos is all about good, simple Mexican food.

Nightlife / Bars

If it’s late-night fun you’re after, Printer’s Row has that, too. Take your pick of pubs, bars and clubs that offer entertainment from the evening into the early hours of the morning.



Eight 50-inch plasma TVs and a giant projection screen offer plenty of sports coverage at Kasey’s Tavern — one of the city’s oldest and friendliest taverns.


This neighborhood pub is the premier craft beer house in Chicago.


The oldest and most popular jazz club in Chicago, this venue features live music from established and up-and-coming artists. Founded in 1947, it still evokes a 1950s jazz vibe.


From the unique book selection at Sandmeyer’s Bookstore to the abundance of grocery stores that make life convenient, there are lots of shopping possibilities in Printer’s Row. In fact, the area honors its history with a number of bookshops even beyond Sandmeyer’s Bookstore.

22 Retail Shops, and minutes away from a large shopping center.

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