Old Town Condo and Loft Rentals in Chicago
Old Town is recognized locally as Chicago's historic district. Old-world churches, charming historic buildings, and numerous restaurants and retailers line these picturesque streets. This prestigious community has a reputation for being the site of many luxury homes. On the Old Town rental market, you will find a combination of red-brick apartment buildings, Victorian condos, and luxury houses.
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Old Town Rentals
Old Town Rentals
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While for many years single-family homes were the prominent housing type, today more and more condo complexes are being developed in the area.
Numerous examples of Brownstone and Queen Anne architecture face onto tree-lined streets. Having that said, the area is also popular among recently developed luxury condos. In fact, these stylish Modern builds can be some of the most desirable units on this market.
If you are interested in condo living, here are a few buildings worth exploring:
- Parc Orleans can be found on 1546 North Orleans. The build was completed in 2002 and includes 60 units divided over ten stories. Suites range from cozy studios perfect for a working professional to more expansive three-bedroom designs that can easily accommodate a whole family.
- Michaels Terrace is a stylish complex that can be found on Wells Street. From the outside, the building is predominantly composed of endless sheets of glass. Inside, the modern and luxurious spaces offer residents a high quality of life. This condo complex was completed in 1990. Because it is located in the main commercial area of Old Town, residents will enjoy a convenient lifestyle close to the action.
- 1329 North Mohawk is a handsome brick red-brick condo building near the heart of Old Town. This classic design includes three-units and offers its residents a quiet, family-friendly lifestyle.
Whether you are searching for an Old Town apartment for rent that is ideal for a single person who works in the area or you are on the hunt for an expansive family home that can accommodate several people, the Old Town rental market has plenty to offer. This historic community has homes that are old and new, ensuring that whether stylish Modern builds or old-world architecture appeals to you, you will be able to find something that fits your tastes.
Prices for an Old Town rental begin around $1,000 per month for a modest single-bedroom suite in a historic house in the neighborhood. These can be ideal properties for students, artists, or working professionals. On the high end of the rental market in Old Town, you might expect to pay upwards of $5,000 per month for a luxury suite.
Living in Old Town
Originally, Old Town was known as “North Town.” That really is a testament to how old this community is when you realize that today the city has grown so much that what was formerly the north end of town is now part of central Chicago.
Today, this community is rife with boutiques, retailers, cafés, shopping, restaurants, and comedy clubs. A number of historic churches still stand from the city’s early days. There are many other fine examples of historic architecture as well.
Old Town is relatively small compared to many of Chicago’s other neighborhoods. The entire community is encapsulated within the 60610 ZIP code. Locals often define the boundaries of Old Town based on whether or not you can hear the bell of St. Michael’s Church toll. Despite this neighborhood’s size, this region of Chicago has no shortage of amenities. Wells Street is a popular commercial hub in the area.
This community is where you will find many of the comedy clubs in the city. Zanies is one of the oldest in the United States. The Second City is another popular club where many famous acts have performed.
Old Town is very close to the famous Lincoln Park, and residents often make use of the free zoo, walk-and-bike trails, and nature conservatory. In total, the park measures more than 1,000 acres. This well-loved Chicago neighborhood is also close to Lake Michigan where residents can take photographs of the waters and enjoy a sunny, summer day.
If you are a parent of elementary school-aged children, you will find that your child might attend one of the following schools that are in the area:
- Manierre Elementary School
- Franklin Elementary School
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Listing information last updated on September 20th, 2018 at 7:20am CDT.