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432 Apartments for rent in Berwyn, IL

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1852 Grove Avenue
1852 Grove Avenue
Berwyn, IL | Berwyn
1 Bedroom
$875
750 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 08:04 AM
Large 1 bedroom apartment in a quiet, sunny, vintage building in Berwyn available immediately. Located near Oak Park and Cermak Aves. Spacious entry vestibule, living room, full dining room, bedroom and kitchen with plenty of closet space.
1 Unit Available
3248 Maple Avenue
3248 Maple Avenue
Berwyn, IL | Berwyn
1 Bedroom
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3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1200 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 08:04 AM
Great Opportunity: large, spacious 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom apartment in a 4-unit building in Berwyn steps away from the Metra. Updated bathroom and newly renovated unit. Huge living room and dining area with separate eating area by kitchen.
1 Unit Available
3519 S Highland Ave
3519 Highland Ave
Berwyn, IL | Berwyn
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
1400 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 07:25 AM
Spacious Tri- level single family in South Berwyn: 3 Bedroom / 2 Bathrooms and 1400 Sq ft of living space: This home offers many features, an open floor plan, Living and Dining room combo, spacious kitchen with dinette area tile flooring and ski
1 Unit Available
2230 Ridgeland Avenue
2230 Ridgeland Avenue
Berwyn, IL | Berwyn
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
950 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Beautiful!! 2nd floor 2 bedroom apartment offers Hardwood floors throughout. New kitchen cabinets with granite counter tops plus walk-in pantry. New bathroom tile, tub with shower. All bedrooms with closet.
1 Unit Available
1957 Euclid Avenue
1957 Euclid Ave
Berwyn, IL | Berwyn
1 Bedroom
$1,100
680 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Condo Unit for Lease: Includes Heat and Cable Ready. Only Utility you will is your Electric. One Large Bedroom - will fit a King Size Bed and additional furniture/ One Bath / - Ready to move right in... Freshly painted, New Blinds, A/C wall unit..
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1 Unit Available
1208 S 57th Ave
1208 S 57th Ave
Cicero, IL | Cicero
1 Bedroom
$800
700 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 08:04 AM
Spacious, light-filled 1 bedroom 1 bath apartment in premier location in Cicero. Close to CTA, highways, stores, and restaurants. Water is included in rent. Minimum of 1 year lease. No smoking, no pets allowed.
1 Unit Available
1128 S. Oak Park Ave. Apt 2W - 1
1128 South Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1000 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 07:25 AM
Spacious second floor unit in charming vintage building. Fully updated with granite countertops.
1 Unit Available
2643 South 61st Court
2643 S 61st Ct
Cicero, IL | Cicero
1 Bedroom
$900
800 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Very comfortable 1 bedroom condo available now. Unit is located in the second floor level and in the great Cicero community. Very clean and very ready for new tenants. Show it with confidence. Need nothing, move right in before the holidays.
1 Unit Available
1108 Dunlop Avenue
1108 Dunlop Avenue
Forest Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1300 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE. PLEASE DIRECT ALL INQUIRIES ONLINE OR VIA EMAIL. LARGE rehabbed apartment.
1 Unit Available
1119 Dunlop Avenue
1119 Dunlop Avenue
Forest Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1300 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
PLEASE SUBMIT ALL INQUIRIES VIA ONLINE OR EMAIL. VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE! Great apartment in prime Forest Park location. Updated kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, including dw and microwave.
1 Unit Available
940 Wesley Avenue
940 South Wesley Avenue
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
2200 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Spacious duplex unit loaded with character in large Oak Park 2 flat. Great location near Blue Line, Oak Park shops and restaurants, Rehm Park, Conservatory and more.
1 Unit Available
6604 Roosevelt Road
6604 Roosevelt Rd
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1300 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Newly rehabbed 2nd floor spacious apartment in Oak Park. 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Central forced air Heat/AC. Convenient to shops, restaurants and stories nearby. Close to park, CTA blue line train and Roosevelt bus.
1 Unit Available
1151 South Oak Park Avenue
1151 South Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
1 Bedroom
$1,115
825 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
AVAILABLE OCTOBER 1. Sun-filled walk-up first floor unit! Tons of character in this spacious 1BR/1BA unit. Modern light gray colors. Beautiful, original hardwood floors. Tons of extras...
1 Unit Available
625 South Harlem Avenue
625 South Harlem Avenue
Forest Park, IL
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
1300 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:15 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 625 South Harlem Avenue in Forest Park. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
631 South Maple Avenue
631 South Maple Avenue
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
1 Bedroom
$1,149
500 sqft
Last updated March 5 at 03:35 AM
Live in Oak Park and walk to the Blue Line! Also very easy access to I-290. **THIS IS A RE-LET AVAILABLE NOW! The building requires a new lease and it can expire as soon as May 31st, 2020, or there can be a longer term lease. Unit is unfurnished.
1 Unit Available
7443 Jackson Avenue
7443 Jackson Blvd
Forest Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1500 sqft
Last updated July 17 at 10:30 PM
Lovely and spacious 2+ bedroom apartment in a four unit building. Fabulous forest park location! Bright unit with all newer windows.Features beautiful hardwood floors through out.
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ELEVEN33
1133 South Blvd
Oak Park, IL | Ridgeland Oak Park Historic District
Studio
$1,659
563 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,759
749 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,999
1150 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:23 AM
It's More Than a Home, It's a Destination. Oak Park is a city of originals, one where ELEVEN33 fits right in by standingout. It's a development with its own vibe, a place where people go to live a life less ordinary.
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22 Units Available
Oak Park Place
479 N Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
Studio
$1,456
505 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,699
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,746
1063 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 06:20 AM
Loft apartments with soaring ceilings, large windows and open floor plans. Just 20 minutes from Chicago on the Green Line. Fitness center and bike storage for residents.
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28 Units Available
Uptown La Grange
31 East Ogden
La Grange, IL
Studio
$1,651
588 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,584
779 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,305
1274 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 05:30 AM
Gordon Park and the Trader Joe's shopping center are just steps from this property. The smoke-free community features a yoga studio, electric car charging and swimming pool. Apartments feature walk-in closets and in-unit laundry.
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36 Units Available
Vantage Oak Park
150 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
Studio
$1,354
533 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,601
853 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,199
1155 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 05:30 AM
Floor-to-ceiling windows, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and plank flooring. Residents enjoy access to a rooftop terrace, business center, lounge, clubroom and bike storage. Pet-friendly.
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18 Units Available
The Emerson
1135 Westgate St
Oak Park, IL | Oak Park
Studio
$1,374
566 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,757
773 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,324
1104 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 05:29 AM
Well-appointed homes that offer sprawling views of the Chicago skyline. Enjoy the on-site gym, lounge and pool. Near Oak Park Public Library and the Oak Park Metra station.
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3 Units Available
reVerb Oak Park
1116 West Washington Boulevard
Oak Park, IL | Ridgeland Oak Park Historic District
Studio
$1,145
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
reVerb Oak Park brings the vintage charm and history of Oak Park together with the ease and luxury of renovated apartments and best-in-class building management.
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1 Unit Available
HOMESTEAD APARTMENTS
443 Sherwood Rd
La Grange Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,090
837 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
Within walking distance of La Grange Park, this development offers comfortable, modern units complete with separate dining rooms, spacious closets, open floor plans, gas ranges and ceiling fans.
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400-02 S Kilbourn Ave
400-02 South Kilbourn Avenue
Chicago, IL | West Garfield Park
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$950
571 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:45 AM
This 16-unit apartment building in West Garfield Park, Chicago features on-site laundry, hardwood floors, and free heat! Walking distance to Buffalo Sam's, Clark (John) Park, Nicholas Quality Meats, and K Town Foods.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Berwyn. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College, Chicago State University, Roosevelt University, University of Chicago, and City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Berwyn. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College, Chicago State University, Roosevelt University, University of Chicago, and City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College.

City Guide

Berwyn
Berwyns Cermak Plaza Shopping Center has become infamous over the years, after being featured in Hollywood movies like "Wanted" and "Waynes World."It was once nicknamed "The Bohemian Wall Street" for its large amount of savings and loans!
Berwyns Cermak Plaza Shopping Center has become infamous over the years, after being featured in Hollywood movies like "Wanted" and "Waynes World."It was once nicknamed "The Bohemian Wall Street" for its large amount of savings and loans!

This intimate city is a charming community with a small-town vibe. Its also incredibly diverse in culture and just eight miles west of Chicagos loop. Youll find people from all different backgrounds, with an array of careers and education! The city holds annual car shows, festivals and parades to celebrate their vibrant culture!

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How to Make Berwyn Home

Take Public Transportation

In Berwyn, almost everyone takes advantage of the trains and local buses. Commuting by car to work can add up in expenses, with gas prices always fluctuating, the cost of parking and any highway toll points you hit. Buy a yearly pass and save a ton!

Dont Sweat Finding Property

If youre worried about hiring a realtor or taking a trip to Berwyn ahead of time to scope out the options, relax! Because a high percentage of the population rents rather than owns their home or apartment, theres always plenty of vacancies. If you need to snag a condo or apartment quickly, you shouldnt have a problem.

Be Prepared to Renovate

Some of the most beautiful properties in Berwyn were built before 1950. The unique architecture in Chicago is also plentiful here. If you find an older home, see the potential in it! Many buyers reconstruct the kitchen and bathrooms to give the home a modern feel.

Know Your Neighbors

Although Berwyn is relatively small, especially compared to Chicago, the population is equally diverse. Make sure you talk to locals or do your research about what sort of people live in each neighborhood. If youre raising a family, you may want to steer clear of the many college-centric areas. If you want to participate in local events and fundraisers and really immerse yourself in Berwyn patriotism, find the area that best suits those needs!

How to Make Berwyn Home
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Take Public Transportation

In Berwyn, almost everyone takes advantage of the trains and local buses. Commuting by car to work can add up in expenses, with gas prices always fluctuating, the cost of parking and any highway toll points you hit. Buy a yearly pass and save a ton!

Dont Sweat Finding Property

If youre worried about hiring a realtor or taking a trip to Berwyn ahead of time to scope out the options, relax! Because a high percentage of the population rents rather than owns their home or apartment, theres always plenty of vacancies. If you need to snag a condo or apartment quickly, you shouldnt have a problem.

Be Prepared to Renovate

Some of the most beautiful properties in Berwyn were built before 1950. The unique architecture in Chicago is also plentiful here. If you find an older home, see the potential in it! Many buyers reconstruct the kitchen and bathrooms to give the home a modern feel.

Know Your Neighbors

Although Berwyn is relatively small, especially compared to Chicago, the population is equally diverse. Make sure you talk to locals or do your research about what sort of people live in each neighborhood. If youre raising a family, you may want to steer clear of the many college-centric areas. If you want to participate in local events and fundraisers and really immerse yourself in Berwyn patriotism, find the area that best suits those needs!

So Many Neighborhoods

Harlem Ave/34thSt: This area is hip and extremely culturally diverse. Youre guaranteed to at least hear a few different languages on your neighborhood block. Theres even a plethora of people who speak the native Gujarat language! Hopping on the train to work is the norm, and renting or buying property is an option. Homes cost in the mid $200,000 range, and apartments average in the $600 range. This area is also close to the MacNeal Hospital and great for those who need consistent medical care or work in the medical industry. $$

Harlem Ave/Cermak Rd: Cermak Road extends from Chicago all the way into Berwyn, possessing multiple historical building and landmarks. The Cermak Plaza, a shopping center with all your needs, has been infamous for once housing the Spindle sculpture featured in Waynes World. Its also a hot spot for local college kids, given the affordable rent and accessibility to Chicago. Because the crowd is younger, youll find the area safe and great for walking! $$$

Ridgeland Ave: This area is also a great place for college kids, and there are some amazing Mexican food restaurants around! Its also known for having smaller homesteads, complexes and apartment buildings. As long as you're ok with living next to some students who may party once in awhile, youll be fine!$$

Cermak Rd/Clarence Ave: If youre looking for some historical Illinois charm, rent or buy and renovate in this location! There are plenty of older homes with 1940s charm that are begging to be redecorated and revamped with modern amenities! There are a few gorgeous Victorian homes that have been developed into complexes. If youre single and cool with sharing a kitchen with your neighbors, this area is perfect! $$$

Oak Park/27thSt: For families who want to invest in owning a property and passing it down through generations, this is your best bet in Berwyn. Almost everyone owns their homes and has lived in the area for years. This gives the neighborhood a friendly, close-knit feel. There are chances to buy a home built before 1940 or one in the last decade. $$$$

City Center: Want a city vibe in a small town? This is your place! The area is densely populated and conveniently close to many surrounding attractions. This area also has a bunch of college students, given that you can walk everywhere and rent is affordable. Not many own their home, so its not the prime place to invest in property you want to occupy long-term. $$$

Harlem Ave/Roosevelt Rd: For unique apartment selections with some character, look no further! There are some intriguing apartment complexes made up of a handful of units. This living situation is more intimate than renting in a multi-complex high-rise or building. Many of the units are older, but have been renovated. The demographic is perfect for 20-somethings who dont want to live by college kids but also arent raising a family quite yet. $$$

16thSt/Ridgeland Ave: This neighborhood has a ton of diversity, with everything from homeowners to college students to apartment renters. You can find an affordable home to rent, own or even rent to own, here. $$

Ogden Ave: If youre looking to own a home or rent an apartment with convenience to surrounding highways, this area is great! The neighborhood is right off multiple interstates, which makes it perfect for frequent trips to Chicago and the surrounding cities. Ogden also has historical significance and some amazing older homes that can be bought at an awesome price.$$$

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Harlem Ave/34thSt: This area is hip and extremely culturally diverse. Youre guaranteed to at least hear a few different languages on your neighborhood block. Theres even a plethora of people who speak the native Gujarat language! Hopping on the train to work is the norm, and renting or buying property is an option. Homes cost in the mid $200,000 range, and apartments average in the $600 range. This area is also close to the MacNeal Hospital and great for those who need consistent medical care or work in the medical industry. $$

Harlem Ave/Cermak Rd: Cermak Road extends from Chicago all the way into Berwyn, possessing multiple historical building and landmarks. The Cermak Plaza, a shopping center with all your needs, has been infamous for once housing the Spindle sculpture featured in Waynes World. Its also a hot spot for local college kids, given the affordable rent and accessibility to Chicago. Because the crowd is younger, youll find the area safe and great for walking! $$$

Ridgeland Ave: This area is also a great place for college kids, and there are some amazing Mexican food restaurants around! Its also known for having smaller homesteads, complexes and apartment buildings. As long as you're ok with living next to some students who may party once in awhile, youll be fine!$$

Cermak Rd/Clarence Ave: If youre looking for some historical Illinois charm, rent or buy and renovate in this location! There are plenty of older homes with 1940s charm that are begging to be redecorated and revamped with modern amenities! There are a few gorgeous Victorian homes that have been developed into complexes. If youre single and cool with sharing a kitchen with your neighbors, this area is perfect! $$$

Oak Park/27thSt: For families who want to invest in owning a property and passing it down through generations, this is your best bet in Berwyn. Almost everyone owns their homes and has lived in the area for years. This gives the neighborhood a friendly, close-knit feel. There are chances to buy a home built before 1940 or one in the last decade. $$$$

City Center: Want a city vibe in a small town? This is your place! The area is densely populated and conveniently close to many surrounding attractions. This area also has a bunch of college students, given that you can walk everywhere and rent is affordable. Not many own their home, so its not the prime place to invest in property you want to occupy long-term. $$$

Harlem Ave/Roosevelt Rd: For unique apartment selections with some character, look no further! There are some intriguing apartment complexes made up of a handful of units. This living situation is more intimate than renting in a multi-complex high-rise or building. Many of the units are older, but have been renovated. The demographic is perfect for 20-somethings who dont want to live by college kids but also arent raising a family quite yet. $$$

16thSt/Ridgeland Ave: This neighborhood has a ton of diversity, with everything from homeowners to college students to apartment renters. You can find an affordable home to rent, own or even rent to own, here. $$

Ogden Ave: If youre looking to own a home or rent an apartment with convenience to surrounding highways, this area is great! The neighborhood is right off multiple interstates, which makes it perfect for frequent trips to Chicago and the surrounding cities. Ogden also has historical significance and some amazing older homes that can be bought at an awesome price.$$$

Life in Berwyn Made Better

Although the majority of the population has a work commute that's over 30 minutes long, public transportation is popular. Because so many people take the train, the citys pollution and traffic problems are significantly reduced. Its always great to live in a city with some fresh air! Walking around on foot is another option, and because everything is within a short distance, its totally a feasible means of transportation. Locals like to hang at the Cermak Plaza Shopping Center and check out the growing arts community. There are movie theaters, music venues and plenty of visual art exhibits in the city. There are pubs, an annual Oktoberfest, taverns and summer concert series to enjoy!

Life in Berwyn Made Better
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Although the majority of the population has a work commute that's over 30 minutes long, public transportation is popular. Because so many people take the train, the citys pollution and traffic problems are significantly reduced. Its always great to live in a city with some fresh air! Walking around on foot is another option, and because everything is within a short distance, its totally a feasible means of transportation. Locals like to hang at the Cermak Plaza Shopping Center and check out the growing arts community. There are movie theaters, music venues and plenty of visual art exhibits in the city. There are pubs, an annual Oktoberfest, taverns and summer concert series to enjoy!

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City Guide

Berwyn
Berwyns Cermak Plaza Shopping Center has become infamous over the years, after being featured in Hollywood movies like "Wanted" and "Waynes World."It was once nicknamed "The Bohemian Wall Street" for its large amount of savings and loans!
Berwyns Cermak Plaza Shopping Center has become infamous over the years, after being featured in Hollywood movies like "Wanted" and "Waynes World."It was once nicknamed "The Bohemian Wall Street" for its large amount of savings and loans!

This intimate city is a charming community with a small-town vibe. Its also incredibly diverse in culture and just eight miles west of Chicagos loop. Youll find people from all different backgrounds, with an array of careers and education! The city holds annual car shows, festivals and parades to celebrate their vibrant culture!

Having trouble with Craigslist Chicago? Can't find that special apartment for rent on Apartment Finder or Zillow? Apartment List is here to help!

How to Make Berwyn Home

Take Public Transportation

In Berwyn, almost everyone takes advantage of the trains and local buses. Commuting by car to work can add up in expenses, with gas prices always fluctuating, the cost of parking and any highway toll points you hit. Buy a yearly pass and save a ton!

Dont Sweat Finding Property

If youre worried about hiring a realtor or taking a trip to Berwyn ahead of time to scope out the options, relax! Because a high percentage of the population rents rather than owns their home or apartment, theres always plenty of vacancies. If you need to snag a condo or apartment quickly, you shouldnt have a problem.

Be Prepared to Renovate

Some of the most beautiful properties in Berwyn were built before 1950. The unique architecture in Chicago is also plentiful here. If you find an older home, see the potential in it! Many buyers reconstruct the kitchen and bathrooms to give the home a modern feel.

Know Your Neighbors

Although Berwyn is relatively small, especially compared to Chicago, the population is equally diverse. Make sure you talk to locals or do your research about what sort of people live in each neighborhood. If youre raising a family, you may want to steer clear of the many college-centric areas. If you want to participate in local events and fundraisers and really immerse yourself in Berwyn patriotism, find the area that best suits those needs!

How to Make Berwyn Home
+

Take Public Transportation

In Berwyn, almost everyone takes advantage of the trains and local buses. Commuting by car to work can add up in expenses, with gas prices always fluctuating, the cost of parking and any highway toll points you hit. Buy a yearly pass and save a ton!

Dont Sweat Finding Property

If youre worried about hiring a realtor or taking a trip to Berwyn ahead of time to scope out the options, relax! Because a high percentage of the population rents rather than owns their home or apartment, theres always plenty of vacancies. If you need to snag a condo or apartment quickly, you shouldnt have a problem.

Be Prepared to Renovate

Some of the most beautiful properties in Berwyn were built before 1950. The unique architecture in Chicago is also plentiful here. If you find an older home, see the potential in it! Many buyers reconstruct the kitchen and bathrooms to give the home a modern feel.

Know Your Neighbors

Although Berwyn is relatively small, especially compared to Chicago, the population is equally diverse. Make sure you talk to locals or do your research about what sort of people live in each neighborhood. If youre raising a family, you may want to steer clear of the many college-centric areas. If you want to participate in local events and fundraisers and really immerse yourself in Berwyn patriotism, find the area that best suits those needs!

So Many Neighborhoods

Harlem Ave/34thSt: This area is hip and extremely culturally diverse. Youre guaranteed to at least hear a few different languages on your neighborhood block. Theres even a plethora of people who speak the native Gujarat language! Hopping on the train to work is the norm, and renting or buying property is an option. Homes cost in the mid $200,000 range, and apartments average in the $600 range. This area is also close to the MacNeal Hospital and great for those who need consistent medical care or work in the medical industry. $$

Harlem Ave/Cermak Rd: Cermak Road extends from Chicago all the way into Berwyn, possessing multiple historical building and landmarks. The Cermak Plaza, a shopping center with all your needs, has been infamous for once housing the Spindle sculpture featured in Waynes World. Its also a hot spot for local college kids, given the affordable rent and accessibility to Chicago. Because the crowd is younger, youll find the area safe and great for walking! $$$

Ridgeland Ave: This area is also a great place for college kids, and there are some amazing Mexican food restaurants around! Its also known for having smaller homesteads, complexes and apartment buildings. As long as you're ok with living next to some students who may party once in awhile, youll be fine!$$

Cermak Rd/Clarence Ave: If youre looking for some historical Illinois charm, rent or buy and renovate in this location! There are plenty of older homes with 1940s charm that are begging to be redecorated and revamped with modern amenities! There are a few gorgeous Victorian homes that have been developed into complexes. If youre single and cool with sharing a kitchen with your neighbors, this area is perfect! $$$

Oak Park/27thSt: For families who want to invest in owning a property and passing it down through generations, this is your best bet in Berwyn. Almost everyone owns their homes and has lived in the area for years. This gives the neighborhood a friendly, close-knit feel. There are chances to buy a home built before 1940 or one in the last decade. $$$$

City Center: Want a city vibe in a small town? This is your place! The area is densely populated and conveniently close to many surrounding attractions. This area also has a bunch of college students, given that you can walk everywhere and rent is affordable. Not many own their home, so its not the prime place to invest in property you want to occupy long-term. $$$

Harlem Ave/Roosevelt Rd: For unique apartment selections with some character, look no further! There are some intriguing apartment complexes made up of a handful of units. This living situation is more intimate than renting in a multi-complex high-rise or building. Many of the units are older, but have been renovated. The demographic is perfect for 20-somethings who dont want to live by college kids but also arent raising a family quite yet. $$$

16thSt/Ridgeland Ave: This neighborhood has a ton of diversity, with everything from homeowners to college students to apartment renters. You can find an affordable home to rent, own or even rent to own, here. $$

Ogden Ave: If youre looking to own a home or rent an apartment with convenience to surrounding highways, this area is great! The neighborhood is right off multiple interstates, which makes it perfect for frequent trips to Chicago and the surrounding cities. Ogden also has historical significance and some amazing older homes that can be bought at an awesome price.$$$

So Many Neighborhoods
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Harlem Ave/34thSt: This area is hip and extremely culturally diverse. Youre guaranteed to at least hear a few different languages on your neighborhood block. Theres even a plethora of people who speak the native Gujarat language! Hopping on the train to work is the norm, and renting or buying property is an option. Homes cost in the mid $200,000 range, and apartments average in the $600 range. This area is also close to the MacNeal Hospital and great for those who need consistent medical care or work in the medical industry. $$

Harlem Ave/Cermak Rd: Cermak Road extends from Chicago all the way into Berwyn, possessing multiple historical building and landmarks. The Cermak Plaza, a shopping center with all your needs, has been infamous for once housing the Spindle sculpture featured in Waynes World. Its also a hot spot for local college kids, given the affordable rent and accessibility to Chicago. Because the crowd is younger, youll find the area safe and great for walking! $$$

Ridgeland Ave: This area is also a great place for college kids, and there are some amazing Mexican food restaurants around! Its also known for having smaller homesteads, complexes and apartment buildings. As long as you're ok with living next to some students who may party once in awhile, youll be fine!$$

Cermak Rd/Clarence Ave: If youre looking for some historical Illinois charm, rent or buy and renovate in this location! There are plenty of older homes with 1940s charm that are begging to be redecorated and revamped with modern amenities! There are a few gorgeous Victorian homes that have been developed into complexes. If youre single and cool with sharing a kitchen with your neighbors, this area is perfect! $$$

Oak Park/27thSt: For families who want to invest in owning a property and passing it down through generations, this is your best bet in Berwyn. Almost everyone owns their homes and has lived in the area for years. This gives the neighborhood a friendly, close-knit feel. There are chances to buy a home built before 1940 or one in the last decade. $$$$

City Center: Want a city vibe in a small town? This is your place! The area is densely populated and conveniently close to many surrounding attractions. This area also has a bunch of college students, given that you can walk everywhere and rent is affordable. Not many own their home, so its not the prime place to invest in property you want to occupy long-term. $$$

Harlem Ave/Roosevelt Rd: For unique apartment selections with some character, look no further! There are some intriguing apartment complexes made up of a handful of units. This living situation is more intimate than renting in a multi-complex high-rise or building. Many of the units are older, but have been renovated. The demographic is perfect for 20-somethings who dont want to live by college kids but also arent raising a family quite yet. $$$

16thSt/Ridgeland Ave: This neighborhood has a ton of diversity, with everything from homeowners to college students to apartment renters. You can find an affordable home to rent, own or even rent to own, here. $$

Ogden Ave: If youre looking to own a home or rent an apartment with convenience to surrounding highways, this area is great! The neighborhood is right off multiple interstates, which makes it perfect for frequent trips to Chicago and the surrounding cities. Ogden also has historical significance and some amazing older homes that can be bought at an awesome price.$$$

Life in Berwyn Made Better

Although the majority of the population has a work commute that's over 30 minutes long, public transportation is popular. Because so many people take the train, the citys pollution and traffic problems are significantly reduced. Its always great to live in a city with some fresh air! Walking around on foot is another option, and because everything is within a short distance, its totally a feasible means of transportation. Locals like to hang at the Cermak Plaza Shopping Center and check out the growing arts community. There are movie theaters, music venues and plenty of visual art exhibits in the city. There are pubs, an annual Oktoberfest, taverns and summer concert series to enjoy!

Life in Berwyn Made Better
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Although the majority of the population has a work commute that's over 30 minutes long, public transportation is popular. Because so many people take the train, the citys pollution and traffic problems are significantly reduced. Its always great to live in a city with some fresh air! Walking around on foot is another option, and because everything is within a short distance, its totally a feasible means of transportation. Locals like to hang at the Cermak Plaza Shopping Center and check out the growing arts community. There are movie theaters, music venues and plenty of visual art exhibits in the city. There are pubs, an annual Oktoberfest, taverns and summer concert series to enjoy!