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South Shore, Chicago, IL

Apartments in South Shore, IL

Those who are interested in seeing what Chicago has to offer might want to consider renting an apartment in South Shore. This tight-knit community located near Lake Michigan has more to offer than just a beautiful seaside. While renting in South Shore, you'll have access to numerous amenities that ensure you'll get an opportunity to indulge in the urban life.

Recreation

If you want to explore Chicago and its rich culture while renting in South Shore, you'll have numerous places to do so. The most notable venue you can visit is the South Shore Cultural Center. Here, you'll discover more than 64 acres of land, covered in beautiful trees and flowers. The cultural center itself has a solarium, a dining hall and a nature sanctuary. If you truly want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, you can do so right outside of your apartment in the hub of Chicago.

However, this isn't the only facility you'll have at your disposal while renting in South Shore. There are numerous parks located throughout the neighborhood including Rainbow Beach Park, Eckersall Park and Woodhull Park. All of these areas are ideal for everything from jogging to walking the dog after a long day at work. If you prefer to get in a bit of physical activity indoors, there's a YMCA located near South Shore, just a few blocks from your apartment. 

Education

Families with children who are renting an apartment in South Shore will be pleased to learn that the South Shore International Prep High School is located right in the neighborhood. Additionally, both young adults and children can enjoy the Chicago Avalon Public Library, which is located a few blocks from the South Shore community, providing ample learning opportunities for residents. 

Transportation

Getting to and from your destination won't be difficult while renting in South Shore. This neighborhood is located right near the Chicago Skyway, which can get you across the city in minutes if you're willing to pay a toll. Those who prefer avoiding traffic and taking public transportation will enjoy the numerous subway stops located within the neighborhood, including Bryn Mawr, Stony Island and Windsor Park. South Chicago Avenue also runs through South Shore, giving renters multiple options to choose from while traveling.

Additional Local Resources

Public Schools

www.cps.edu/Pages/home.aspx

Electric

www.comed.com

Water/Sewer

cityofchicago.org