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What $3,500 Rents You in Chicago

  • June 28, 2011

by Jacqueline Zenn

In What X Rents You this week, we take a look at three different Chicago properties that rent for $3,500 a month to give readers an idea of what type of home this rental rate offers in various neighborhoods.

910 North Lake Shore Drive, #2519

Streeterville Three-Bedroom in a Mies Van Der Rohe-Designed High-Rise

This three-bedroom, two-bath corner unit is located in one of Mies Van Der Rohe’s iconic Lake Shore Drive residential towers in Streeterville. The most striking feature of the apartment are the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer incredible lake and skyline views. The building has a 24-hour doorman, a pool, valet service, and even a tailor and convenience store on-site. However, unfortunately for pet owners, cats and dogs are not allowed.

A “Luxurious Tranquil Sanctuary” in Old Town

old town townhouse for rent
1532 North Mohawk Street, #2

Described as a “luxurious tranquil sanctuary” in the listing description, this three-bedroom, two-bath unit has a built-in flat panel TV as part of its home theater set-up, a master suite with a separate shower and whirlpool bath, and a private outdoor deck. While all those things might make it “luxurious and tranquil,” the location is not too bad, either. It is two blocks from the CTA Brown line (Sedgwick stop), and a 15-minute walk from the Wells Street entertainment district and the nationally recognized Second City comedy club.

  • Full listing: 1532 North Mohawk Street, #2 (map)
  • Price: $3,500 per month
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Square Footage: 1,600
  • Brokerage: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Full-Floor Unit with 700 Square Foot Terrace in Uptown

uptown chicago vintage apartment
831 West Ainslie Street, #1

This four-bedroom, three-bath unit, located less than a block from the lakefront trails and parks in Margate Park, has arched ceilings, custom moldings, an imported French stove, and in-unit laundry, not to mention a large living room that currently houses a grand piano. However, the most compelling detail of the 2,700 square-foot unit is perhaps the 700 square-foot private outdoor terrace. One garage parking spot is included in the monthly rent, and a second is available for an additional $150 per month.

  • Full listing: 831 West Ainslie Street, #1 (map)
  • Price: $3,500
  • Bedrooms: Four
  • Bathrooms: Three
  • Square Footage: 2,700
  • Year Built: 1916
  • Brokerage: Prudential Rubloff

Photo courtesy of VHT Tours.

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