The most affordable apartments for rent in Old Town, Chicago

1550 N. Wieland St. | Photo: Zumper

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Old Town are hovering around $1,800, compared to a $1,600 one-bedroom median for Chicago as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on an Old Town rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1504 N. Dearborn St.

Listed at $850/month, this studio apartment, located at 1504 N. Dearborn St., is 47.0% less than the $1,603/month median rent for a studio in Old Town.

Building amenities include an elevator and on-site laundry. The residence has hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. For those with furry friends in tow, this rental is pet-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

North Wells and West Goethe streets

Here's a studio apartment at North Wells and West Goethe streets, which is going for $1,339/month.

Building amenities include on-site laundry and a gym. The unit comes with granite countertops and a dishwasher. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

(See the full listing here.)

1220 N. LaSalle Drive

Then there's this apartment at 1220 N. LaSalle Drive, listed at $1,495/month.

The apartment features a walk-in closet, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Good news for pet lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The building features garage parking and on-site laundry.

(See the listing here.)

245 W. North Ave.

Check out this studio apartment at 245 W. North Ave., listed at $1,495/month.

You can expect hardwood flooring in the furnished apartment. Cats and dogs are not permitted.

(Here's the listing.)

1550 N. Wieland St.

Last but not least, there's this studio apartment, situated at 1550 N. Wieland St., and listed for $1,531/month.

In the unit, the listing promises air conditioning, central heating, hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. Good news for animal lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(See the listing here.)


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