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189 Apartments for rent in Bronzeville, Chicago, IL

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Last updated June 18 at 2:11pm UTC
4243 South SAINT LAWRENCE Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 18 at 2:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,850
3132 South Princeton Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 18 at 2:09pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
118 E 45th Street
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 17 at 9:24am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
4357 S St Lawrence Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 15 at 1:41am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
4343 S Greenwood Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 11 at 1:54am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,500
4028 South King Drive
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
556 East 32ND Street
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:56am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,700
4537 S Indiana Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 4 at 12:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
4433 S Calumet Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 3 at 9:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
2951 S King Dr
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 18 at 9:44am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,226
317 East 25TH Street
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 15 at 9:56pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
2851 S King Dr
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 14 at 6:00pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,193
4601 S Indiana Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 14 at 6:00pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
4041 S Michigan Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 12 at 5:09pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,200
4612 South Calumet Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
2605 South Indiana Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:56am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,450
517 East Bowen Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:56am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
3811 South Langley Avenue
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 9 at 2:55am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
4341 S Greenwood Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 8 at 6:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,450
120 E 49th St
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 7 at 11:09am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,900
3550 S Giles Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 2 at 10:01am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,900
4550 S Martin Luther King Dr
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 1 at 6:17pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
4810 S Prairie Ave
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated June 1 at 11:05am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$4,000
1227 E 46th St
Bronzeville
Chicago, IL
Updated May 30 at 10:48am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$3,000
City Guide
Bronzeville, Chicago
Moving to Bronzeville

Affordable rents and easy access to Chicago's Downtown make Bronzeville a persistently popular place for renters. These days, the neighborhood is experiencing some major community-driven revitalization efforts. Historic clubs are reopening, and there are a few charming little coffee shops and restaurants, such as Uncle Joe's Tropical Dining on South King Drive, that have become established in recent years.

How Much Will it Cost

Rental prices in Bronzeville are not too high, but that is compared to Chicago, so the prices are relative! It's a heck of a lot more affordable to rent in Bronzeville than it is to rent in downtown Chicago. When the bubble burst in 2009, rental prices took a sharp tumble, just like they did in many of the surrounding neighborhoods.

When to Begin Looking

You should give yourself about four to six weeks to find a place in Bronzeville. The bigger your wish list -- whether you need a three-bedroom apartment or a place right next to the train station -- the more time you should allow yourself.

What You Need

As with relocating in general, if you wish to find an apartment for rent, or if you're looking for pet-friendly apartments or rental condos, you require proof of income and current employment, bank account details, possibly a list of references from previous landlords, and you'll also need enough money to cover the first month's rent as well as the security deposit, which tends to be the equivalent of a further month's rental.

Bronzeville Neighborhoods

Different sections of Bronzeville offer a different lifestyle and feel, as well as rental availabilities. Check out some of the features of each area below.

Hyde Park / Kenwood: There are plenty of apartments available in this area of Bronzeville - anything from studio apartments right on up to premier apartments. There's a true mix of apartment styling, too, from Spanish Renaissance Revival to Art Deco.

North Kenwood / Oakland: Like the Hyde Park / Kenwood area, North Kenwood / Oakland has a ton of rentable condos and apartments from which you can choose.

State Street: Legends South on State Street offers one of the best places to live in the Bronzeville area after a huge revitalization program was undertaken in the last decade. State Street is likewise the home to the Chicago Bee Building, where the Chicago Bee Newspaper was founded by Anthony Overton.

S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive: Prairie Shores Apartments on S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive offers plenty of rental opportunities, from condos to rental apartments of varying sizes. The Apartments are also pet friendly, so feel at liberty to bring along your kitty or your pooch.

Life in Bronzeville

Getting Around

Bronzeville is one of the very few neighborhoods within touching distance of Chicago's center that is best traversed by car. Parking is also in ample supply. Compared to the high parking fees in downtown Chicago, Bronzeville has all kinds of free on-street parking throughout the neighborhood! Residents can quickly reach downtown thanks to the Green and Red Line trains which both journey through the heart of Bronzeville.

Keeping Busy

Although it's small, 31st St. Beach makes for a super place to have a cooling swim during the mid-summer heat. Situated on the southside, it's rarely crowded and offers superb views over the Chicago skyline. If you enjoy your basketball -- playing or merely watching -- then check out Fuller Park on East 45th St. This is where the more serious aficionados meet to play some ball. The streets get pretty desolate at night, so you should limit your live b-ball to the daytime. To enjoy summertime festivities, band performances and sporting activities, visit the expansive Washington Park. While you're there, why not also peruse the DuSable Museum of African-American History.