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Edgewater, Chicago, IL

Apartments in Edgewater, IL

Located on the eastern shores of Chicago's Lake Michigan, the apartments for rent in Edgewater offer residents a slice of domestic tranquility infused with the hustle and bustle and cosmopolitan splendor of a big city. You and your family will enjoy the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the community and prize the great natural escapes and areas of recreation that you will have access to. 

Parks

If you and your family are looking to take advantage of the bright and sunny Midwestern whether, then you may want to head to one of the parks that are near the apartments in Edgewater. To enjoy the cool breeze coming off Lake Michigan, you can head to Berger Park, Lane Beach Park or Puptown Dog Park, all of which are situated right on the water's edge. Further inland, there's Schreiber Park, Wayne Park and Aileen D'elia Park. These grassy areas are surrounded by your neighbors' homes, making them ideal spots to meet the locals and spend the day socializing. 

Transportation

Getting from the Edgewater apartments for rent to one of Chicago's notable points of interests, like its great museums, concert halls or sport's stadiums, will be easy to do with the fast and affordable public transportation system. Running parallel to Lake Michigan is the Chicago Transit Authority's red line, which can connect you to its blue, brown, green, purple, pink and yellow lines. This train and bus service goes all throughout Chicago, and if you feel like utilizing pedal power, you can always bring your bike with you - the buses come equipped with racks in the front that you can put your cycle on. 

Education

Children who live in the Edgewater apartments will receive a first-class education from one of the local private or public schools. Chicago Friends School is known in the community for its dedicated teachers and its willingness to incorporate the parents into the learning process. Your children can also attend the local Northside Catholic Academy, which is lauded for its ability to cultivate a love for learning in its students. "Northside Catholic Academy is not only an excellent academic institution, it is a nurturing and enlightening environment," writes one parent on GreatSchools.org. "NCA has wonderful school programs including physical education, music, art, foreign language, as well as an athletic program."

Culture

There are scores of great venues for soaking up culture and learning new and interesting facts. You can head to the Lyric Opera of Chicago to catch a show or delight in the wonders of the natural world at the Museum of Science and Industry. 

Additional Local Resources

Electric Company

ComEd
https://www.comed.com

Water/Sewer Company

Department of Water Management
http://www.cityofchicago.org

Public Schools

http://www.cps.edu