Renting an Apartment in the Chicago, IL Area

5/15/2015
chicago-illinoisChicago is a big city—the third largest in the United States, in fact—with a Midwestern sensibility that's both friendly and exciting. It is rich in culture and entertainment, with parks, theatres, music, and fascinating museums. Although it is a large metropolis, it is comfortable enough for anyone to rent an apartment and call this marvelous area home. 

Renting your new apartment from Home Properties puts you close to all the action Chicago has to offer. We have one- and two-bedroom apartments throughout Greater Chicagoland. In the Northwest suburbs, we have locations in Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Mount Prospect, Palatine, and Schaumburg. To the West, we offer apartments in Aurora and Naperville. Living at one of our apartment communities allows you to enjoy scenic living with easy access to the city. It’s the best of both worlds! 

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Greater Chicagoland Apartments for Rent

Home Properties apartments in the Chicago suburbs offer a variety of amenities to make you feel right at home! Most of our rental properties include a swimming pool, fitness center, convenient on-site laundry facilities, air conditioning, and a private balcony or patio. We are pet friendly and Our Pledge ensures that you’ll be satisfied in your new apartment. Home Properties could be the perfect place to rent your new apartment home in the Chicago area.

Chicago History
The first non-Native American to settle in Chicago was Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, who arrived in the 1770s and created the area’s first trading post. In the years since, Chicago has been the scene of many historic events—perhaps most notably the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, which drew more than 27.5 million visitors and is considered one of the most significant world’s fairs in history.

Chicago Features
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is home to miles of bicycle and walking paths, making it easy to enjoy breathtaking lake and river views. Sports are huge in Chicago. Whether it's major league baseball, basketball, football, or hockey, Chicago sports fans are as loyal as they come. The city features The Magnificent Mile known for its world-class shopping, and restaurants are as close as a stroll down historic Michigan Avenue. The unique sounds of Chicago blues can be heard from every corner of the city. Chicago is a major world financial center, with the second largest central business district in the US. The city is also home to major financial and futures exchanges, including the Chicago Stock Exchange, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Manufacturing, printing, publishing and food processing also play major roles in the city's economy.  

Chicago Attractions
Chicago is home to the world-famous Navy Pier, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, and The Field Museum. It has the largest zoo, the largest food festival, the largest contemporary art museum, and the largest convention center. This city is also fast becoming an international center for outdoor public art, showcasing Calder, Miro, Picasso, and Chagall. The architecture of this city runs the gamut from Art Deco to Frank Gehry's amazing outdoor concert venue at Millennium Park.

Other Locations near Chicago
While Chicago is the largest city in Illinois, it is not too far from the second-largest city, Aurora. It is also close to the Wisconsin state capital, Madison.

Ready to learn more? Call us at (800) 434-7194 or click here for more information about Home Properties apartment communities in the Greater Chicagoland area!