Apartments in Chicago

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Chicago is the hub and heart of the Midwest with a waterfront location and world-class landmarks that make it a first-class city for an extended stay.

Whatever the reason for your relocation, a Blueground apartment in Chicago presents the perfect short-term rental package. Every Blueground home is positioned in the best neighborhoods of Chicago, with beautifully designed spaces that are ready for you to show up and start living in.

Discover the full corporate accommodation experience with fully-connected utilities and tech-powered support on the Blueground Guest App.

With a Blueground property you get:

  • The flexibility to stay for a month, a year or more (ideal for those looking for a temporary month-to-month lease)
  • A more comfortable and cost-effective stay
  • A home that can be reserved and available move-in ready on arrival
Apartments in Chicago

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in Chicago

Chicago is a city with convenience and charm. From its warm Midwestern friendliness and vibrant neighborhoods to the impressive architecture and easy-to-navigate transportation. It's also a city with ground-breaking culture, world-class museums and culinary delights.

Lakeside living along Lake Michigan comes with 26 miles of sandy beaches, scenic paths, and public parkland. Living in Chicago, you can dine internationally, drink at a speakeasy or grab a beer at a microbrewery.

See superstar sports or surround yourself with the city's unmissable public art landmarks. Chicago's historical music scene stems from the birth of the blues to house music. Residents and visitors continue the live music legacy with a diverse range of summer music festivals in the city, including the celebrated Pitchfork Music Festival.

Professionals can prosper in Chicago with its strong local economy and low unemployment rates. Many major tech companies operate here including Salesforce, SAP America and Workiva. The coworking scene thrives with global entrepreneurs, start-ups, and freelancers alike opting to call Chicago home. Roam and rent with our easy online booking process to discover your ideal month-to-month apartment from wherever you are. Find what you’re looking for with our filters to search by neighborhood, move-in dates, amenities or length of stay.

Apartments in Chicago

Best Neighborhoods To Live
in Chicago

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods that stand out and apart by their unique selling points. Whether you’d fit right in with the trendsetters in River North, or feel more at home in quiet affluence of the Gold Coast. Whichever neighborhood in the Windy City works for you, the iconic lakeside architecture will take your breath away. With Blueground in Chicago, you can simply show up and start living.

Apartments in River North

in River North

Contemporary condos and loft-style apartments are prominent in River North. From new construction to turn of the century charm, this trendsetting neighborhood benefits from the beautiful backdrop of the Chicago River. Residents rate the walk-to-work appeal and easy access to prominent business hubs downtown. Out of the office, a whole new world materializes. By day the Magnificent Mile (Michigan Avenue) offers luxury brands and local boutiques aplenty. By night the best bars and most popular clubs in Chicago come to life.

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Apartments in the Loop

in the Loop

The Loop is redefining neighborhood living in Chicago. Home to the city’s central business district and landmark attractions, it’s a convenient and cultured place to live. A panorama of lakefronts, parks, and gardens offer plenty of outdoor places to explore. From the spectacular Millennium Park to alfresco hotspots including pet-friendly patios, beer gardens and more. Architectural gems like The Art Institute of Chicago and the Willis Tower are next-door-neighbors when you're living in a high-rise here.

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Apartments in the West Loop

in the West Loop

Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood is one of the most happening locations to live in close to the heart of the city. The former industrial area is rapidly growing. Loft-style apartments, limitless eateries, and stylish shopping outlets set the scene. Locals can make a beeline to the city’s best eateries on Randolph Street's “Restaurant Row”. While city-dwelling families are able to savor long weekends at local markets and landmark attractions like The Cloud Gate and Navy Pier that mix history and culture.

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Apartments in the Gold Coast

in the Gold Coast

Live in one of the most affluent and international neighborhoods in Chicago. This small and exclusive enclave invites sophisticated living. From the lakefront views to historical buildings and prestigious schools, the Gold Coast goes above and beyond. Nestled against the Lake Michigan shoreline, luxury is always within walking distance. Whether it’s the designer boutiques, Michelin-starred eateries or elegant cocktail bars. When the weather warms up head over to Oak Street Beach. Or enjoy walks along the picturesque Lakefront Trail with your dog.

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Apartments in Streeterville

in Streeterville

A stone's throw from The Loop, Streeterville is a bustling neighborhood. Many of the Chicago skyline’s most famous buildings are located here, including the John Hancock Observatory and the Drake Hotel. There’s endless entertainment for everyone. From festivals and fireworks at Navy Pier to retail therapy on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. Transport to and from Streeterville is effortless thanks to the area’s CTA bus routes.

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Apartments in Lincoln Park

in Lincoln Park

Residents really do have everything at their doorstep in one of Chicago’s most recognized neighborhoods. The local Armitage Avenue is the go-to shopping destination, while the historic and hip Clark Street covers the coffee shop and diverse culinary scene. The outdoors do not disappoint here. Lincoln Park’s namesake park offers beautiful scenery at all times of the year. The North Pond Nature Sanctuary, The Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory make the neighborhood one for nature lovers.

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Studio Apartments in Chicago

Studio Apartments
in Chicago

Travel light and live large in a Chicago studio apartment by Blueground. Our renovated studios are presented with all the appropriately-sized furniture required to settle in. The light and airy units feature living areas separated in style. Cook, clean, or concentrate on work with fully-equipped kitchens, in-unit washer dryers, and home-tech connected from the get-go.

One-Bedroom Apartments in Chicago

One-Bedroom Apartments
in Chicago

The benefits of a one-bedroom apartment by Blueground are big. Singles and partners in life can save time by settling in style with a move-in ready furnished rental in Chicago. Our in-house team of interior designers creates distinct spaces for work, rest and play. Each of our one-bedroom rentals includes essential amenities and extras. Building features vary from dedicated pet spaces to rooftop pools. Have a serviced stay through the Blueground Guest App which allows for on-demand cleaning, monthly bill payment and access to a neighborhood pocket guide.

Two-Bedroom Apartments in Chicago

Two-Bedroom Apartments
in Chicago

Space and sophistication are one and the same in a two-bedroom apartment in Chicago by Blueground. From custom designed furniture to top-of-the-range appliances, smart TVs, WiFi speakers and more, convenience and comfort are key. Separate your lifestyle at home with a dedicated place to work or unwind. A second bedroom is ideal for new and young families, or roommates. See the advantages of the extra room as a simple solution for a friend or family member stay.

Public Transportation in Chicago

Public Transportation
in Chicago

Getting around the Windy City is a breeze with public transport. The CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) subways or trains that you can ride all around the city are also known as ‘the L’. The eight routes highlighted by color are only $2.50 a ride, and even cheaper with a Ventra card. The red and blue lines operate 24 hours a day, every day. All other lines run daily, except the purple lines to the Downtown Loop.

Another train option in Chicago is the Metra Rail System. Otherwise known as the transit of choice for commuting from the suburbs or to and from O’Hare International and Midway airports. Chicago's convenient, central location makes it an ideal spot for fast internal flights. Another easy way to get around the city is by CTA bus which you can catch on over 140 routes.

During the warmer months, one of the most memorable ways to get around the city is by the Chicago Water Taxi. Chicago is a walkable city to get outside and explore. It’s fun to get around Chicago on your own two feet with the city's Divvy bike share system. The 18-mile-long stretch of the Lakeside trail is a great place to start a self-guided tour of your new city.

Pet friendly apartments in Chicago

Pet-friendly Apartments
in Chicago

Looking for a leash-free short-term rental? Look no further than our pet-friendly apartments in Chicago. Search online for exactly what you want with our ‘Pets Allowed’ filter featured available on the Blueground Chicago apartment page. With our map function, pet owners can pinpoint parks and off-leash areas near each listing where cats and dogs are welcomed.

Apartments with amenities in Chicago

Apartments with
Amenities Included

Reset your rental reality with modern amenities to match the modern lifestyle that Blueground provides. Have every high-quality appliance on hand to dine in to your heart’s desire. Settle in with hotel-quality mattresses, linens, and towels, all included in your monthly lease. Be comfortable with the convenience of an in-unit washer dryer. Stay plugged into a home-tech playground with Marshall Speakers, wide-screen TVs and WiFi sound systems. Many of our short-term rentals and properties offer in-building bonuses, too. Never miss a package again when living in a building with the benefit of concierge service. Or replace a gym membership with an on-site fitness center.

Apartments in the best neighborhoods