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Living In Near West Side, Chicago, IL

Situated in a buzzing neighborhood on the shores of Lake Michigan, the apartments for rent in Near West Side are a great place to settle down and situate yourself in a fun and welcoming community that caters to all kinds of people, from mothers and fathers to bachelors and bachelorettes who enjoy enjoy the fast-paced existence of city life. The location is also known for its various modes of public transportation that you have access to as well as all of the restaurants that are within walking distance of your new home. 

Transportation
Getting from point A to point B will be quick and easy with the Chicago Transit Authority Morgan-Lake train station nearby. There, you'll be able to hop on one of the Green Line or Pink Line trains. Also running throughout the neighborhood is a fast and efficient bus system, which is easily accessible from the apartments in Near West Side. For further ventures, there's Interstate 90 and Interstate 94, which runs north to south on the eastern edge of your community. This main roadway, which is also known as the Kennedy Expressway is perfect for weekend getaways and out-of-town business trips. 

Get a Drink
Your neighborhood has its fair share of watering holes where you can relax with a fresh libation and engage in some congenial conversation with your neighbors. For a refined lounge atmosphere, there's Red Kiva's on West Randolph Street. For a more laid back environment, there's also Maude's Liquor bar, which has an assorted drink selection that is bound to cater to your personal preferences. For those nights that you and your significant other want to hit the dance floor, you may want to check out 8fifty8, which always has great electronic music and the area's hottest deejays. 

Education
Residents of the Near West Side apartments for rent who have children will be able to pick from a variety of different schools that they can send their children to, all of which will inspire them to achieve academic excellence and garner a love for learning. If your child is exceptional at mathematics or science, then you may want to enroll him or her at the Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math and Science. Skinner West Elementary School is a notable public institution that received a ten out of ten on the website GreatSchools.org. 

Parks
Getting a breath of fresh air and enjoying the great outdoors will be fun and easy at one of the great parks that you can walk to from the Near West Side apartments. These include the baseball field Skinner Park as well as Union Park to the west and Mary Bartelme Park to the south. 

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


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