When you’re buying your first apartment, you’re often asked what the best spot is for you.
We wanted to know, “How would I feel if I lived here?”
We asked our readers to rank Chicago’s top 25 apartments, based on their affordability and livability.
Here’s what they said.
What is the best neighborhood in Chicago to live?
Chicago has an abundance of neighborhoods to choose from.
We asked you to pick a neighborhood with a good mix of amenities and residents.
Some neighborhoods may not be as affordable as others, but there are lots of great neighborhoods to live and work in.
Below, we have a list of the top 25 neighborhoods to stay in in Chicago.1.
North Loop 3.
North Shore 4.
Near West Side15.
Near East Side16.
Near South Side17.
Near Northwest Side18.
Near Southwest Side19.
Near Southeast Side20.
Near Northeast Side21.
Near Downtown Chicago22.
Near Engle Park neighborhood23.
Near Forest Hills neighborhood24.
Near Chicago Riverfront25.
Near Near South LoopFor more affordable options, check out the infographic below.
What are some of the best things to do in Chicago during the summer?
Chicago’s summer is the perfect time to visit with family, hang out with friends, and enjoy the weather.
Here are some things to look forward to this summer:The park and recreation area in Hyde Park is open for the summer, and the city’s famous “beach” is full of fun activities and activities to do.
Get ready to unwind and have a blast with the sun!
The summer season starts this Friday with the city celebrating its 100th birthday.
The city’s celebrations are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the city.
Learn more about Chicago’s 100th Birthday here.