Veteran Chicago apartments renters know that the secret to living the good life is to focus their apartment search efforts on neighborhoods like Rogers Park, located on the far north side of the city. By renting here you’re close to the action and the Loop, but you avoid tedious and long commutes into the city.
Rogers Park Apartments
Unlike many neighborhoods ringing Chicago’s downtown, Rogers Park is a mecca for renters, which is why many renters choose apartments and homes here over other neighborhoods. More than 60 community groups assure renters of a great lifestyle and Rogers Park also has a close proximity to the Lakeshore, nightlife, restaurants and shopping. Rent in Rogers Park is less expensive than many of the neighborhoods to the South and Evanston to the north and you’ll find everything from sleek, modern high-rises to vintage digs, brownstones and lofts. Rogers Park has maintained a fairly consistent Chicago apartments population since 1930, so whether you need a studio willing to accept your cat or a fully decked-out apartment with a view, Rogers Park will accommodate you.
What to Do in Rogers Park
The neighborhood has an amazing array of arts, sciences and recreational opportunities you hardly need to leave the area to get your fill of fun, education and culture. Go back to school at Loyola University or travel a few miles north to Northwestern University. Got kids? Public, private and magnet schools await. Dine at more than 130 restaurants offering so many ethnic options, it’s a United Nations of culinary delight. Festivals, art shows and abundant shopping–ranging from shops specializing in local, organic produce to upscale markets and discounters—await every taste and budget. There’s even a Frank Lloyd Wright house located here.
Where is Rogers Park
Rogers Park straddles Cook County’s 40th, 49th and 50th Wards. The neighborhood occupies approximately 0.823 square miles and is bounded by Juneway Terrace, Howard Street, West Ridge Avenue, West Devon Avenue and Lake Michigan. Thanks to the plentiful “L” stops Rogers Park is a walker’s paradise. The Red Line has 4 stops in Rogers Park at Howard, Jarvis, Morse and Loyola. The Yellow and Purple lines also have a stop in Rogers Park, as well as the Metra.
Are there downsides to living in Rogers Park? You bet. There’s too much to do here and you’ve got a finite amount of time to do it! If you need a great apartment to be near your job and with lots to do you couldn’t pick a better area. Whether you’re just craving a trendy, affordable neighborhood with plenty of character or you and a friend seek a cool rental that’s near everything you need Rogers Park has the apartment for you. To see a list of our current availability in Rogers Park click here.