This chic, cultural hub is filled with art galleries, antique stores, and professionals.
River North, Chicago apartments enjoy a setting in a chic, cultural hub filled with art galleries, antique stores and professionals.
One of the best amenities of our River North luxury apartments is the location. Just across the Chicago River from the Loop, River North is an urban neighborhood where you'll find a well-established center for the art community brimming with galleries, production companies, photography studios and interior design businesses — as well as some of Chicago's most famous architecture. You won't find too many single-family homes in River North; towering skyscrapers and mid-rise apartment buildings make up the vast majority of River North real estate.
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Ed Debevic's, the Hard Rock Cafe and the House of Blues are common places to visit in River North.
Given River North's location, you're likely to see almost as many taxis on the street as regular cars. So, hailing a cab is always one option for getting around this Chicago neighborhood quickly and easily. There are, however, CTA routes and bus lines available just a quick walk away.
Recreation / Entertainment
Although it is best known for its thrilling nightlife, River North is also able to keep its residents occupied in the daytime. Living in this one-of-a-kind neighborhood, residents enjoy their pick of antique shopping, kayak touring and visiting museums.
The Cable House is a Richardsonian Romanesque-style house near Michigan Avenue at 25 E. Erie St. in Chicago. The house was built in 1886 by Cobb and Frost, for socialite Ransom R. Cable.
483 restaurantsbars & coffee shops
Besides an abundance of art galleries, there's another thing this neighborhood has a lot of — restaurants. The mixture of original Chicago eateries, familiar chains and fusion restaurants will impress any epicure. River North is also home to many of the staple Chicago restaurants tourists like to visit.
This airy, brightly colored cafe serves coffee, wine and European fare (including crêpes).
Robust Coffee Lounge
This outpost of a hip hangout dispenses thoughtfully sourced coffee, sandwiches and popular Belgian waffles.
Bow Truss Coffee Roasters
This local roasting company’s no-frills coffee shop offers house coffee and an espresso bar.
From this European-style bistro, enjoy lattes and house-made syrups — plus pastries, bagels and sandwiches.
Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
Upscale steakhouse with a New American menu in an ornate, dimly lit wood & brick setting.
Tapas & other Spanish plates in a huge, group-friendly space with a buzzy vibe.
Innovative vegan fare, including desserts, along with beer & wine in a low-key atmosphere.
Gourmet market featuring a wide variety of wines & beer plus a deli for takeout.
Eatery turning out Pan-Latin cuisine & tropical cocktails in a sophisticated, island-inspired space.
GT Fish & Oyster
Seafood hot spot pairing inventive shared plates with creative cocktails in a buzzy, modern space.
Imaginative dishes with California & Middle Eastern accents are served in a contemporary setting.
Steakhouse staple also serving salads & an array of entrees, with a spacious dining room.
Luxurious French dining with a lavish fixed-price menu, caviar service & an art-filled room.
The Boarding House
Cellar lounge, 1st-floor bar & upstairs fine-dining restaurant with a menu of upscale American fare.
Hip spot for creative Asian fusion fare, sushi & specialty cocktails in a chic modern space.
Acclaimed New American fare in a loftlike setting with an extensive wine list & a light bar menu.
Homegrown chain best known for big, juicy Italian beef sandwiches, plus sausages, fries & hot dogs.
Chicago-born chain for hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches & more, plus beer & wine, in retro digs.
25 Degrees Chicago
Clubby spot for house or custom burgers, craft cocktails & boozy shakes plus full breakfast & patio.
Mexican tacos, tortas & sides pair with a variety of margaritas & tequilas in a colorful cantina.
Mr. Beef On Orleans
No-frills spot supplying classic Chicago eats like Italian beef that appeal to late-night diners.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Retro-style counter-serve chain known for made-to-order toasted sandwiches, salads & baked goods.
Nightlife / Bars
From casual drinks at a local pub, to a wild night out at Chicago’s hottest clubs, River North has it all. Because of its high density in bars and restaurants, there is always a hot spot to stop around every corner. This makes a night on the town a very convenient walk away.
Underground Wonder Bar
This tiny late-night cocktail lounge and music venue features jazz, funk, reggae, rock and more.
The Green Door Tavern
This long-running watering hole features American fare and monthly improv in a comfy, vintage setting.
When you’re looking for a hip, industrial hangout with a global menu, you’ll enjoy this destination that offers cocktails on tap, craft beer and frozen drinks.
The Franklin Room
Check out this creative, wide-ranging American menu, brown booze, sake and tons of beers in a subterranean space.
This vast River North nightclub offers multiple bars & DJs spinning a mix of tunes.
Trendy late-night lounge with a champagne-centered bar & DJ dancing amid elaborate upscale decor.
There’s something for everyone’s shopping taste in River North. Bound by the Magnificent Mile along the eastern edge and Merchandise Mart on the southwest corner, this neighborhood will satisfy shop-aholics and window-shoppers alike. Ranging from unique boutiques to high-end designer brands, River North’s retail will suit any style.