Come hungry and sleep well in Near North Side, because this is an eaters' neighborhood with over 130 types of food near the rentals in the neighborhood. Regarded as a welcoming place for families, Near North Side provides shopping opportunities without the hassle of leaving the neighborhood. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring West Town and Wicker Park.
Food, Libations and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. N Michigan Ave. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is N Wells St. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Ron Of Japan Inc and have cocktails afterward at Jilly's Piano Bar. The cuisine offerings in Near North Side are as follows: beer and ale, juice bars, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Quench your thirst at a handful of local establishments. Neighborhood bar-goers love D 3 Entertainment and Andy's Jazz Club. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at P F Chang's China Bistro and Au Bon Pain. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
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Shopping Options and Nearby Conveniences
Exclusively Gourmet and East Delaware Pantry are a couple places to shop for groceries in the Near North Side area. Both of the stores are located on E Delaware Pl. Head to Doughnut Vault, a bakery on N Franklin St., or swing by Glazed & Infused Doughnuts, which is located on E Hubbard St., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Trader Joe's and Dominick's.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Near North Side has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Ultimo Limited and Diesel. With shopping choices being reasonably extensive in the neighborhood, it should come as no surprise that shopping malls are also located in the area. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include Chicagoan and Shops At North Bridge.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Near North Side are Payton College Preparatory High School, Williams Middle Prep Academy and Salazar Elementary Bilingual Center. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
Among City Of Chicago School District 299 middle schools, Williams Middle Prep Academy has the lowest student-teacher ratio at 11-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, City Of Chicago School District 299 has a total enrollment of 422,600 students and 23,100 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 18-to-1. There are 150 high schools, 478 middle schools and 492 elementary schools in the district.