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Find Apartments in South Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
A popular, if not altogether trendy part of town, South Chicago has stores like Shoe Sole and Sports City, where you can give your closet a makeover. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhood of Avalon Park.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com takes the stress out of searching for your next place. Run through our online ratings and reviews to help you find your new front door. South Chicago boasts fun and convenience all in one, with numerous amenities and basic services located within the immediate area. Specifically, S Commercial Ave. and S Exchange Ave. are a couple of the busiest streets in town, perfect for people who love the hustle and bustle. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in South Chicago without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Wine and dine with family and friends in South Chicago with dinner at La Espanola Bakery and drinks at Poor-Boy's Lounge. Steal a sip of what Celebrity Lounge has to offer, one of the popular neighborhood bars. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Subway and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, South Chicago has it covered. On S Burley Ave. is Lakeside Velo Works. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Chicago Park Dist Mann Sch Prk.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in South Chicago.
South Chicago has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Margarita's Meat Market and Jha Enterprises, which are both located on E 79th St. Head to Paleteria El Portillo, a bakery on S Commercial Ave., or swing by Classic Cobbler Ltd, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Save-A-Lot Food Stores as well.
Living, Demographics and Costs
South Chicago, a city in Chicago, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Avalon Park, despite similar big-city offerings. While South Chicago's total cost per average household is $35.0K/year, Avalon Park's comes to $44.4K/year.
The neighborhood of Avalon Park is somewhat different from South Chicago in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in South Chicago is 34, while in Avalon Park it's 39. In South Chicago, the average household size is 2.62 people, and it's 2.57 people in Avalon Park. Of households in South Chicago and Avalon Park, 39% and 37% have children, respectively.
Community Features:Emergency Maintenance, High Speed Internet Access, Laundry Facility, Playground, Public Transportation, Controlled Access, On Site Maintenance, On Site Management, Pet Friendly
Additional Features:Cable ready, Ceiling fans, City and lake view, Hardwood floors or carpeting, High-speed Internet access, Oversized closets, 24-hr. maintenance, Close to public transportation, Controlled access, Convenience store on premise, Elevator building, High-rise building, Laundry facility, Near Lake Michigan, On-site maintenance, Nearby park/playground, Nearby tennis courts, Assigned outdoor parking $70.00
Apartment Features:Gas Range, Hardwood Flooring, Internet Included, Refrigerator
Community Features:Laundry Facility, On Site Maintenance, On Site Management, Pet Friendly
Additional Features:Gas Range, Free Heat, Hardwood Flooring, Internet Included, Refrigerator, Quality Appliances, Laundry Facility, On Site Maintenance, On Site Management, Pets Allowed, Se Habla Espanol, Condo Quality, Security Cameras
Apartment Features:Air Conditioning, Cable Ready, Elevator, Some Paid Utilities
Community Features:Clubhouse, Emergency Maintenance, Gated Access, High Speed Internet Access, Laundry Facility, Public Transportation
Additional Features:55+ Community, FREE Heat!, Controlled access, On site staff, Air Conditioning* (*In select units), Income restrictions- Call for details!, Independent living, Community room, Laundry Room, $974 minimum mo income requirement-studio, $1216 minimum mo income requirement-1 bedroom
Apartment Features:Cable Ready, Ceiling Fan(s), Elevator, Gas Range, Hardwood Flooring, Island Kitchens, Some Paid Utilities, View, Refrigerator
Community Features:Accepts Credit Card Payments, Emergency Maintenance, Fitness Center, Laundry Facility, Public Transportation, Controlled Access, Pet Friendly
Additional Features:Downtown and lake views*, Fitness Center, Near Cultural Center, Parking available, On-site management, Walking distance to Metra and CTA, Heat is included*, Spacious floor plans*, On-site laundry, Dogs Welcomed (Breed Restriction, 75lbs or less), No Pet Rent! (One-time $250 non refundable fee), No Security Deposit Required, Move-in fee of $300 non-refundable, *In select units
Apartment Features:Balcony, Cable Ready, Ceiling Fan(s), Elevator, Gas Range, Hardwood Flooring, New/Renovated Interior, Oversized Closets, Some Paid Utilities, View
Community Features:Accepts Electronic Payments, Emergency Maintenance, Fitness Center, High Speed Internet Access, Laundry Facility, Public Transportation, Wireless Internet Access
Additional Features:Outstanding lake, skyline and city views, Huge floor plans, Formal dining rooms*, Pantry areas*, Cedar-lined closets*, Newly remodeled kitchens, Multi-cycle dishwashers*, Enormous closets, Balconies*, Heat, water and cooking gas included, Free 24-hour fitness center with free weights, Express bus at door, Walk to train, Steps to lake and beach, Steps to South Shore Cultural Center and golf, Bicycle storage room, Community room, Electronic entry system
Community Features:Accepts Electronic Payments, Business Center, Covered Parking, Emergency Maintenance, Extra Storage, Fitness Center, Garage, High Speed Internet Access, Laundry Facility, Public Transportation, Trail, Bike, Hike, Jog, Wireless Internet Access, Controlled Access, Door Attendant, On Site Maintenance, On Site Management, Recreation Room, Pet Friendly
Additional Features:Gorgeous Views, Party Room, Walk to Lakefront beaches and bike trails, High rise building, Bike Storage
Neighborhood: Greater Grand CrossingGreater Grand Crossing
Apartment Features:Air Conditioning, Gas Range, New/Renovated Interior, Some Paid Utilities, Refrigerator
Community Features:Accepts Electronic Payments, Emergency Maintenance, Controlled Access, On Site Maintenance
Additional Features:Some Units Include Electricity, Free Heat, A/C (Window), Eat-in Kitchens, Quality Appliances, Some Units Feature Hardwood Floors, Phone Entry Intercom, Security Cameras, Pet Friendly
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