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River North, Chicago, IL

Apartments in River North, IL

If you've ever been interested in renting an apartment in a bustling metropolis, there's no better place to settle than The Windy City. Chicago has numerous neighborhoods full of culture, one of which is River North where there are several apartments to rent that'll let you dive into an urban lifestyle. Whether you're a parent with a growing family or a young adult with an evolving career, you'll find River North to be the perfect area for your needs.

Education

There are many educational facilities located in Chicago, and some of the best are right near River North where you'll be renting. A couple of the schools that may be of value to you include the Erikson Institute, the Jenner Elementary Academy of the Arts and Golder College Prep. These are all facilities worth looking into if you have a family with children or you simply want to learn more about how to expand your knowledge while renting in the area.

Recreation

Perhaps the biggest recreational resource available to you while residing in River North is Grant Park. You would never know that this large expanse of grass and trees is located within the heart of Chicago. Grant Park is about 319 acres, meaning you have plenty of room to take your dog for walks or go for jogs. The park is also home to baseball diamonds and tennis courts for those who are sports oriented. If you simply want to take a leisurely stroll through Grant Park, you'll also likely run into some of the outdoor concerts and entertainment hosted at the facility throughout the year. Today, the city of Chicago primarily uses the park to host community-oriented events ranging from summer camps to sports celebrations.

Public transportation

Because you'll be renting in a big city, chances are you won't want to rely on your car to navigate through traffic. That being said, there is plenty of public transportation to take advantage of while residing in River North. You'll be able to find several subway stops right outside your door, including the Chicago-Red, Merchandise Mart and Grand-Red stops. The subway will take you to wherever you want to go within Chicago without the hassle of sitting in traffic or filling up a gas tank. 

Additional Local Resources

Public Schools

www.cps.edu/Pages/home.aspx

Electric

www.comed.com

Water/Sewer

cityofchicago.org

Did you know?

The Chicago Bulls celebrated championship wins in the 1990s in Grant Park.