OLD TOWN
LUXURY APARTMENTS

Chicago’s coolest neighborhood is ready to welcome you home. Now, don’t let its name fool you. The Old Town neighborhood – located just north of the heart of downtown Chicago – is fun, young and vibrant.

What makes Old Town one of Chicago’s most popular areas to live in? In a word- charm. It’s a true neighborhood, which can be hard to come by when you live in an urban environment. Picture tree-lined streets, historic architecture and modern conveniences that make city-living easy. 

If you’re looking to rent an apartment near downtown Chicago, Old Town’s location is awesome. You’ll find the neighborhood less than two miles from the center of the city and a quick mile from the lake shore. The nearby neighborhoods include Gold Coast and Lincoln Park, both of which are full of fun things to do.

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Old Town

$1,715

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    Studio

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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Old Town

$1,720

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    Sleep Loft

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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Old Town

$1,780

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    Convertible

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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Old Town

$1,879

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    Studio

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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Old Town

$1,900

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    Convertible

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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Old Town

$1,997

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    Studio

Located In The Heart Of Chicago’s Gold Coast Neighborhood, You’ll Feel A True Neighborhood Vibe As You’re Just Steps Away From Some Of Chicago’s Finest Dining, Shopping And Nightlife, As Well As The Lakefront And Both North Ave And Oak Street Beac...

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OLD TOWN’S CTA TRAIN STOPS

HIGHWAY ACCESS IN OLD TOWN

Highway 41 (Lake Shore Drive)

NEED TO KNOWS

Sedgwick Station: Brown/Purple Line
North/Clybourn Station: Red Line
Clark/Division Station: Red Line

Highway 41 (Lake Shore Drive)

OLD TOWN
APARTMENTS FOR RENT

If you think the neighborhood sounds picture-perfect, wait until you see the luxury apartments in Old Town. Walk through the ‘hood, and you’ll see everything from high-rise apartments to quaint boutique-style buildings. Developers are building new apartments in Old Town at a fast pace, and they offer up incredible amenities and jaw-dropping views of the downtown skyline.

When it comes to luxury apartments, Old Town is one of the hottest spots in Chicago. Let’s talk about some of our favorite apartments in the area. First, crane your neck up and set your sights on popular Old Town Park’s three apartment towers. This mega-development took years to complete, and the wait was worth it! The apartment units are beautifully designed, and since there are three towers, you get three-times the shared spaces. Enjoy the rooftop terraces, multiple fitness center spaces and even a bowling alley.

The best apartments in Old Town also include North + Vine, Than Tower and North Park Pointe. From studio apartments to 1-bedrooms and beyond…you’ll even find spacious 3-bedroom apartments in Old Town. Our team of leasing agents can help you find an apartment that fits your lifestyle.

One question we’re often asked is – how much is rent in Old Town? The answer is, it varies greatly depending on the building you move into and type of unit you rent. From super high-end to affordable, we can help you find an apartment that fits your budget perfectly. Take a look through the listings above to find recent rent prices for apartments in Old Town.

Our team of leasing agents are experts on the area and can help you decide which part of Old Town is the best to rent an apartment in. Whether your vibe is hustle and bustle or more quaint and quiet, we’ve got the inside scoop on which part of Old Town you’ll enjoy most.

LIVING IN CHICAGO’S OLD TOWN

When people are searching for an apartment to rent in Chicago, we love recommending a tour of Old Town. So what is it that wins people over? Everyone has their own reason for falling in love with the neighborhood, but these are the best reasons to live in Chicago’s Old Town.

THE FOOD SCENE IN OLD TOWN

Move to Old Town, and your luxury apartment is sure to come outfitted with an awesome kitchen. But, given all the restaurants you’ll have within walking distance of your place, it may go unused.

Old Town has great dining options, including some great Chicago favorites. Here in Chicago, we consider pizza a food group, and Old Town has you covered. Happy Camper Pizzeria is a local favorite, with a fun party atmosphere and the best vegan pizza in the city. On the north end of Old Town, Pazza Pizza serves up huge New York style slices and gets rave reviews that declare it the best pizza in Chicago. If Neapolitan pizza is more your jam, head to Gallucci Pizzeria Napoletana. See? There’s no shortage of pizza in Old Town!

Other favorite restaurants in Old Town include Small Cheval for the best burgers in the neighborhood and Orso’s for mouth-watering Italian. Quick bites and take-out are easy to find too, and almost anything you want can be delivered right to your door.

Having a local watering hole within walking distance from your apartment is a bonus, and when you rent in Old Town, you’re sure to have a few choices. Rent an apartment on Wells Street, and you’ve got two classics nearby– Old Town Pub and Declan’s Irish Pub. Walk north on Wells and make your own pub crawl with a stop at Old Town Pour House, 80 Proof and more. Want something off the beaten path? Check out Black Barrel Tavern or The Sedgwick Shop for cold craft brews and friendly faces.

THINGS TO DO IN OLD TOWN

When you need a break from exploring your new neighborhood’s restaurants and bars, you’ll find lots of other great things to do in Old Town. From the vibrant Wells Street corridor to the quiet pockets in the Old Town Triangle, there’s so much waiting to be discovered.

Living in Old Town during the summer months is the best! The highlight of the year is the Old Town Art Fair, which is held the second weekend in June in the Old Town Triangle. One of the largest and most respected art fairs in the country, this annual event has been going strong for over 70 years.

You’ve gotta check out the Wells Street Art Festival too, which is held the same weekend, just a few blocks south. It’s a little more rock and roll, as art paired with live music creates such a fun atmosphere.

Old Town might be most famous for its comedy scene. It’s home to world-renowned Second City – the comedy venue that has pumped out mega-stars like Bill Murry, John Candy, Tina Fey and so many more! Local favorite Zanie’s is also an awesome stand-up club with headliners every day of the week.

SHOPPING IN OLD TOWN

Old Town has lots of shops that are just as charming as the neighborhood itself. You’ll find small businesses peppered from block to block. Browse clothing boutiques, chocolate shops and even bridal shops.

If you’ve lived in a downtown environment, you know how important it is to have a grocery store nearby. In Old Town, you’ve got lots of options. From large chains like Mariano’s and Jewel-Osco to local favorites like Fox Trot Market and Dom’s Kitchen and Market (Fall 2022), your every need is covered.

You’ve also got a Target just outside Old Town’s boundaries on the north and south ends of the neighborhood. Other national retailers like Sephora, an Apple Store, Lululemon and more just blocks away in the south part of Lincoln Park.

TRANSIT OPTIONS IN OLD TOWN

When you rent an apartment in Old Town, making your way around downtown Chicago is easy – even if you don’t have a car.

If you want to get to the heart of downtown Chicago, catch the train at the Sedgwick station. Take the CTA Brown Line, and you’ll be in the Loop in just 10 minutes. Headed north to a Cubs game? Take the Purple to Red Line, and you’ll be at Wrigley Field in less than 25 minutes.

OLD TOWN’S PARK AND RECREATION OPTIONS

Even if you’re renting downtown, having nearby green space to enjoy is such a perk, especially if you’re renting at one of the dog-friendly apartment in Old Town. If you’re renting in one of the great apartments in the south part of Old Town, check out Seward Park. It’s 7-acres have plenty of room to roam!

The northern part of Old Town has lots of little gems for parks too. Check out Hudson Chess Park, Bauler Playlot Park and Sedgwick Park, each with their own charm. Of course, Chicago’s best park – Lincoln Park – is super close to Old Town and has everything you could ever want in an urban park.

LIVING IN CHICAGO’S OLD TOWN

When people are searching for an apartment to rent in Chicago, we love recommending a tour of Old Town. So what is it that wins people over? Everyone has their own reason for falling in love with the neighborhood, but these are the best reasons to live in Chicago’s Old Town.

Move to Old Town, and your luxury apartment is sure to come outfitted with an awesome kitchen. But, given all the restaurants you’ll have within walking distance of your place, it may go unused. 

Old Town has great dining options, including some great Chicago favorites. Here in Chicago, we consider pizza a food group, and Old Town has you covered. Happy Camper Pizzeria is a local favorite, with a fun party atmosphere and the best vegan pizza in the city. On the north end of Old Town, Pazza Pizza serves up huge New York style slices and gets rave reviews that declare it the best pizza in Chicago. If Neapolitan pizza is more your jam, head to Gallucci Pizzeria Napoletana. See? There’s no shortage of pizza in Old Town!    

Other favorite restaurants in Old Town include Small Cheval for the best burgers in the neighborhood and Orso’s for mouth-watering Italian. Quick bites and take-out are easy to find too, and almost anything you want can be delivered right to your door. 

Having a local watering hole within walking distance from your apartment is a bonus, and when you rent in Old Town, you’re sure to have a few choices. Rent an apartment on Wells Street, and you’ve got two classics nearby– Old Town Pub and Declan’s Irish Pub. Walk north on Wells and make your own pub crawl with a stop at Old Town Pour House, 80 Proof and more. Want something off the beaten path? Check out Black Barrel Tavern or The Sedgwick Shop for cold craft brews and friendly faces.

When you need a break from exploring your new neighborhood’s restaurants and bars, you’ll find lots of other great things to do in Old Town. From the vibrant Wells Street corridor to the quiet pockets in the Old Town Triangle, there’s so much waiting to be discovered. 

Living in Old Town during the summer months is the best! The highlight of the year is the Old Town Art Fair, which is held the second weekend in June in the Old Town Triangle. One of the largest and most respected art fairs in the country, this annual event has been going strong for over 70 years. 

You’ve gotta check out the Wells Street Art Festival too, which is held the same weekend, just a few blocks south. It’s a little more rock and roll, as art paired with live music creates such a fun atmosphere.   

Old Town might be most famous for its comedy scene. It’s home to world-renowned Second City – the comedy venue that has pumped out mega-stars like Bill Murry, John Candy, Tina Fey and so many more! Local favorite Zanie’s is also an awesome stand-up club with headliners every day of the week. 

Old Town has lots of shops that are just as charming as the neighborhood itself. You’ll find small businesses peppered from block to block. Browse clothing boutiques, chocolate shops and even bridal shops. 

If you’ve lived in a downtown environment, you know how important it is to have a grocery store nearby. In Old Town, you’ve got lots of options. From large chains like Mariano’s and Jewel-Osco to local favorites like Fox Trot Market and Dom’s Kitchen and Market (Fall 2022), your every need is covered. 

You’ve also got a Target just outside Old Town’s boundaries on the north and south ends of the neighborhood. Other national retailers like Sephora, an Apple Store, Lululemon and more just blocks away in the south part of Lincoln Park.  

When you rent an apartment in Old Town, making your way around downtown Chicago is easy – even if you don’t have a car.  

If you want to get to the heart of downtown Chicago, catch the train at the Sedgwick station. Take the CTA Brown Line, and you’ll be in the Loop in just 10 minutes. Headed north to a Cubs game? Take the Purple to Red Line, and you’ll be at Wrigley Field in less than 25 minutes.

Even if you’re renting downtown, having nearby green space to enjoy is such a perk, especially if you’re renting at one of the dog-friendly apartment in Old Town. If you’re renting in one of the great apartments in the south part of Old Town, check out Seward Park. It’s 7-acres have plenty of room to roam! 

 

The northern part of Old Town has lots of little gems for parks too. Check out Hudson Chess Park, Bauler Playlot Park and Sedgwick Park, each with their own charm. Of course, Chicago’s best park – Lincoln Park – is super close to Old Town and has everything you could ever want in an urban park.

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