Just west of the Loop, the Near West Side offers a great balance
of location and affordability. Renting an apartment here will put
you in close proximity to Fulton River District, Little Italy,
Illinois Medical District, and the United Center; they're all part
of the Near West Side. The CTA's Pink, Green, and Blue Lines all
run through the area, as well as highways I-90/94 and I-290.
Near West Side apartments are generally in low-rise multi-unit
complexes. Rental costs are reasonable here, with many spacious
apartment options. A one-bedroom rental with great amenities can be
found for less than $2,000. Apartments are significantly less
expensive as you go further west.
The Near West Side populated as workers looked west of downtown
for more affordable living options. Hull House was founded here in
1889 and its community outreach had great effect on the quality of
life for the many residents. The area's population peaked over
Near West Side Apartments
You can find Bottom Lounge nearby. Cobra Lounge and Westend are some of the restaurants in the area.