Want a Quick Commute? Check Out These Chicago Apartments Near the Red Line 

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Looking for a quick commute? Good news: We’ve rounded up some of PPM’s best Chicago apartments near the Red Line. Whether you choose a studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom home, your commute will be quick and easy from these apartment buildings.

632 W Addison Apartments

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First, check out 632 W Addison. Located in Lakeview, it’s steps from lots of restaurants, bars, entertainment spots, coffee shops, and grocery stores. Inside, the vintage building offers studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom Chicago apartments near the Red Line. Each apartment boasts hardwood floors, bright and sunny windows, modern kitchens with separate dining areas (ideal for dinner parties), and enormous closets for all of your clothes.

If you’re a dog parent, you and your pup are going to love 632 W Addison’s exclusive dog park, which makes it super easy to take your pup outside — especially in the winter. When the sun’s out, bring your pooch to the nearby 18.5-mile Lakefront Trail for a stroll along Lake Michigan. Or, hang in the building’s beautiful courtyard to catch some rays. If you’re more of a cat person, you’ll be glad to know cats and dogs are welcome without pet fees!

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500 W Belmont Apartments

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Next is 500 W Belmont, a nine-story elevator building situated between the lakefront and Broadway, Lakeview’s main street. Besides its proximity to the Red Line and some of the best food and drink spots in the neighborhood, the building’s interior also offers lots of must-have amenities like covered parking, in-building laundry room, bike storage, and on-site building maintenance engineer.

The building has studio and one-bedroom apartments with modern kitchens, wall-to-wall windows, spacious closets, and designer plank floors. Bring your cat for no extra fee!

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450 W Melrose Apartments

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When it comes to location, you can’t beat 450 W Melrose. It’s less than a block away from Lake Michigan and within walking distance to the CTA Red Line. It’s also just 17 minutes from downtown Chicago. When the weather’s warm, plan for picnics on the lakefront followed by drinks and tasty food at Lakeview’s restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.

The spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments at 450 W Melrose have hardwood floors, oversized closets, modern kitchens, and individually controlled air conditioning. Laundry day will always be easy thanks to the in-building laundry room, and the reserved parking means you won’t have to worry about finding a spot. Other convenient amenities include 24-hour emergency maintenance, bike storage, and a package-receiving room. Plus, the friendly staff will make sure you feel welcome from day one. Cats are allowed with no additional fees!

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100 Chestnut Apartments

Last but not least on our roundup of PPM’s best Chicago apartments near the Red Line is 100 Chestnut, located between River North and the Gold Coast. Here, you’ll have the best of everything, from shopping on the Magnificent Mile to top-notch culinary experiences on Rush Street to sunny days at Oak Street Beach.

While 100 Chestnut’s close to bars, restaurants, and entertainment spots, you won’t want to leave the building once you see the city views from the sky deck. In fact, you won’t even need to leave your apartment for stunning skyline views. The one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments also offer modern kitchens with granite countertops, designer plank flooring, sunny windows with lots of natural light, and massive closets.

From an indoor pool and spa to covered parking and a package-receiving room, 100 Chestnut’s amenities are the best in the city. The welcoming door staff makes living here feel like home. Bring your dog for free!

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