Streeterville Apartments

Streeterville has it all, wrapped up in a vibrant and urban neighborhood – great restaurants, bars and entertainment. And, it has a few surprises too. Imagine living close enough to the shoreline to feel the Lake Michigan breeze, or right along the banks of the Chicago River. Now imagine standing on your apartment balcony and watching the sun rise over the city. Throw in a view of Navy Pier’s iconic Ferris wheel and you’ve got Chicago living at its finest.

Overhead view of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier, with the skyscrapers of downtown Chicago in the background

Streeterville at a Glance


  • Northwestern University – Chicago Campus
  • Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Gleacher Center)


  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


  • Highway 41 (Lake Shore Drive)


  • There are no CTA train stations in the neighborhood’s borders, but the CTA Red Line runs just three blocks west of Michigan Avenue. Catch the train at the Grand Station.


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Get to Know Streeterville

If renting in downtown Chicago is in your future, you’ve got to take a look at the luxury apartments in Streeterville.

Take a stroll around the neighborhood, and you’ll notice nearly every building is sky-high. Crane your neck toward the clouds and set your sights on the high-rise apartments in Streeterville. Renting an apartment in a Chicago high rise is such a treat! Move in and enjoy skyline views, luxury amenities and state-of-the-art apartment finishes.

Our team of leasing agents has the scoop on Streeterville’s best high-rises. Whether a high-end kitchen is your #1 must-have, or you’re hoping for a fitness center that’s totally decked out, we’ll help you find a luxury apartment that checks every box.

For an apartment with a view, we’ll bring you to tour Atwater Apartments, in the heart of Streeterville’s residential district. The units are beautiful and amenities are outstanding. In the summer months, cool off in the rooftop pool. During those chilly winter days, sweat it out in the indoor sauna.

If you want to rent an apartment close to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, you’ve gotta take a look at Axis Apartments and Lofts. These unique high-rise apartments are super cool and the building has all kinds of great shared spaces. The best spot to relax is the rooftop terrace, with stunning views of the lake.

Streeterville isn’t all about high-rises though. Head to the south part of the neighborhood and check out The Lofts at River East. These rehabbed warehouse apartments in Streeterville are totally chic, with exposed beams and brick walls. The building is perched on the Ogden Canal, and lots of the apartments come with a water view.

When it comes to luxury apartments, Streeterville has got it going on! And, our team will help you lease a great place without the stress that often accompanies apartment hunting.

When people are comparing rent prices in Chicago neighborhoods, we often get asked, how much is rent in Streeterville? It totally depends on the building you choose to rent in and what kind of unit you need, browse the listings above to find the most updated rent prices for apartments in Streeterville. Studio apartments in Streeterville are plentiful and popular. 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom – whatever you need, we’ll help you find it.

The Food Scene in StreetervIlle

Chicago is food-central and when you rent an apartment in Streeterville, you can walk to any cuisine you have a craving for. Fine dining to casual bites, you’ve got it all!

Want to grab a casual bite or snag takeout? Cafecito’s Streeterville location is near Northwestern’s campus, making it an excellent spot to get a great sandwich during your busy day. Closer to the river, Lyfe Kitchen is a popular takeout spot. Its gluten-free and vegetarian options will keep you fueled and fit.

If you’re looking for a restaurant in Streeterville that’s romantic and cozy, head to Pinched on the River. Nosh on Mediterranean bites as you relax on the best patio in the neighborhood. River views, twinkling lights and a canopy of trees charm diners all summer long.

The nearby neighborhoods are booming with awesome restaurants too. Walk to River North, the Loop, the Gold Coast and even Old Town. You can live in Streeterville for years before you check every restaurant, bar and bakery off your list.

Things to Do in StreetervIlle

Walk outside your apartment building in Streeterville, and the whole city is at your feet. There’s always awesome events happening in Chicago and it’s easy to find fun things to do in Streeterville. The neighborhood is always bustling with tourists, but even locals love to enjoy the sights. Take in entertainment at Navy Pier, view the city from the top of the John Hancock Center at Chicago360 or wander through the Museum of Contemporary Art.

But Streeterville’s shopping and green space is what residents love most!

Shopping in Streeterville

Think that renting an apartment in Streeterville sounds pretty great? We’re going to sweeten the pot. Chicago’s best shopping experience is right in Streeterville. The famous Magnificent Mile (Michigan Avenue) runs through the neighborhood, starting in the north of the neighborhood near Water Tower Place. All the best stores – from luxury brands to national brands – are a quick walk away.

Living downtown can be challenging if everyday conveniences aren’t nearby. Luckily for Streeterville residents, groceries are just as easy to find as a new luxury handbag. Walkable options include Whole Foods and Target Grocery. Local Bockwinkel’s is also in the center of the neighborhood and a favorite with Streeterville locals.

Fun Fact

Streeterville is named for George Streeter, who in the late 19th century laid claim to a patch of land by deliberately running his boat aground and declaring it “reclaimed” territory. Despite legal challenges and skirmishes with law enforcement, his claim to the land ultimately prevailed.

Streeterville’s Park and Recreation Options

The city of Chicago is known for its great urban parks and beaches, and Streeterville delivers access to some great ones!

The entire east border of the neighborhood is made up of the Lake Michigan shoreline, and it’s chock full of space to enjoy. Nestled next to Navy Pier is the best beach in downtown Chicago – Ohio Street Beach. Gather your friends for a game of beach volleyball or relax and soak in the summer sunshine. Adjacent to the beach is Milton Lee Olive Park. Its 10-acres of space is a peaceful respite away from the busyness of the city.

If you’re on the hunt for dog-friendly apartments, Streeterville has you covered. Just wait until you lay eyes on 465 North Park’s dog spa and dog run! And, you’ll love having Bennett Park nearby. This 2-acre park is in the south part of Streeterville and was just built in 2017. It has an awesome space for dogs to roam. Bennett Park also has an incredible playground for the kids!

Public Transit in Streeterville

When you live in Streeterville you can leave your car behind. If you go to school or work downtown, strap on your sneakers and start your day with a walk.

If your commute isn’t walkable, hop on the CTA Red Line and take the train to South Loop, Old Town, Lincoln Park and beyond. Or if you’re really feeling it, jump on a Divvy bike and zoom around Chicago’s bike-friendly corridors.

Need to head out of the city? Lake Shore Drive/Highway 41 and I-90 are easily accessible no matter where you live in Streeterville.

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