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University Village - Little Italy Apartments for Rent

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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,550 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,550 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.6
1001 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,550
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Orlander Offord
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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,800 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,800 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.6
1001 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,800
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Carolina Villanueva
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,200 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,200 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.5
1069 West 14th Place
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,200
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2 Bed
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2 Bath
By Colin Hebson
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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,900 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,900 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.5
1001 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,900
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Emmanuel Onyemeziem
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,150 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,150 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.4
1001 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,150
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2 Bed
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2 Bath
By Cory Tanzer
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,000 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,000 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.4
1524 South Sangamon Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,000
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2 Bed
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1 Bath
By Myra Nimchaiyong
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4 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $3,940 - Photo 1 4 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $3,940 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.3
410 South Morgan Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$3,940
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4 Bed
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2 Bath
By Quentin Green III
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3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,600 - Photo 1 3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,600 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.2
1423 West Fillmore Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,600
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3 Bed
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2 Bath
By Karen Biazar
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,900 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,900 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.2
833 W 15th Place, Apt 610
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,900
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2 Bed
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1 Bath
By Timothy Wolf
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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,700 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,700 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 86.1
1524 South Sangamon Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,700
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Myra Nimchaiyong
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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,725 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,725 - Photo 2
2 days ago  |  Score: 86.1
1151 West 14th Place
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,725
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Cory Tanzer
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3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $4,000 - Photo 1 3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $4,000 - Photo 2
2 days ago  |  Score: 86.0
802 South Morgan Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$4,000
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3 Bed
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2.5 Bath
By Osama Fateh
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1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,600 - Photo 1 1 Bedroom, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,600 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 85.9
1001 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,600
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1 Bed
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1 Bath
By Emmanuel Onyemeziem
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,350 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,350 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 85.8
1406 South Halsted Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,350
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2 Bed
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2 Bath
By Shrishail Virupannavar
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3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,475 - Photo 1 3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,475 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 85.8
1450 South Halsted Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,475
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3 Bed
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2 Bath
By Chih-Hao Yang
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,950 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,950 - Photo 2
2 days ago  |  Score: 85.8
1000 West 15th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,950
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2 Bed
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2 Bath
By Ashley Keefe
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,300 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,300 - Photo 2
2 days ago  |  Score: 85.7
1319 West Fillmore Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,300
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2 Bed
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2 Bath
By Joel Holland
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3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,400 - Photo 1 3 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,400 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 85.5
757 West 14th Street
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,400
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3 Bed
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2 Bath
By Cristian Vargas
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,535 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $1,535 - Photo 2
1 day ago  |  Score: 85.4
1431 West Flournoy Street, Apt...
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$1,535
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2 Bed
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1 Bath
By High Fidelity Realty
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2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,800 - Photo 1 2 Bedrooms, University Village - Little Italy Rental in Chicago, IL for $2,800 - Photo 2
2 days ago  |  Score: 84.9
815 West University Lane
University Village - Little Italy, West Side, Chicago
$2,800
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2 Bed
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2.5 Bath
By Jennifer Liu
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University Village - Little Italy Apartments for Rent

About University Village - Little Italy

Chicago’s Italian-American heritage is well known and there are many Italian neighborhoods, but none quite like Taylor Street’s Little Italy. The neighborhood is also known as University Village as it encompasses the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois (UIC). Home of the Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame, Little Italy is located within the Near West Side, just east of the Illinois Medical District. The CTA Blue Line ‘L’ train runs along the northern boundary, and the Pink Line is just over the western border.

Apartment Snapshot

Apartments in this area are generally low-rise buildings with fewer than 10 units, and median rental prices are around $1,500. Two and three-bedroom apartments are more common than studios and one-bedroom units, catering to the college student demographic. High seasonality and turnover makes summertime a more expensive time to move, but also offers the best selection of rentals.

History

As the mass migration of Europeans started in the early 20th century, many of the earliest ethnic groups of the Near West Side vacated, but the Italian enclave remained. By 1930 Chicago’s foreign-born Italian population had grown to over 70,000 and many of them called the Taylor Street area home. The construction of the University of Illinois Medical District after World War II and the UIC Circle campus in 1963 displaced many residents and was detrimental to the cohesion of the Little Italy neighborhood. Nonetheless, the school has been a catalyst of the gentrification of this and surrounding areas.

Atmosphere

The vibe of the area is very young, with businesses and bars made for college students, while still maintaining the Italian character. Although UIC is a commuter school many of the over 27,000 students enrolled call University Village home. The area is eerily quiet when school is not in session. Property crime is high in the area, due to the close proximity to the gentrifying areas south of Roosevelt and west of Ashland.

Demographics

There are 5,237 people living in Little Italy, with a population density nearly twice that of the city average. Median income is $60,500. Approximately 50% of the population identifies as White and 25% identify as Asian. Average household size is 2.3.

Did You Know?

The Hull House is located here, and is preserved by UIC school of Architecture. Built in 1889 it served the area through community development and services primarily for women and underrepresented groups.

While You’re Here

Bring your appetite when you come to Little Italy, but don’t expect pizza. Tuscany on Taylor is the original restaurant of Phil Stefani’s ‘Tuscany’ empire. If you’re on a college student budget, stop into Conte Di Savoia and treat yourself to one of their delicious deli sandwiches or pick up some imported Italian ingredients to make at home. Jim’s Original Polish Sausages have satisfied many late night cravings, open 24/7.

Median Rents for University Village - Little Italy
Studio Apartments -
1 Bedroom Apartments $1,790
2 Bedroom Apartments $2,150
Public Transportation
Blue
0.59 mi - Racine (430 S. Racine Avenue)
Pink
0.76 mi - Polk (1713 W. Polk Street)
Green
Pink
1.34 mi - Ashland (1601 W. Lake Street)
Brown
Orange
Purple
Pink
1.34 mi - Quincy/Wells (220 S. Wells Street)
Red
1.45 mi - Roosevelt (1167 S. State Street)
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