184 Apartments for rent in Elmwood Park, IL

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Starting at $1,100
Updated 7 days ago
2225 73rd Ave
2225 73rd Ave
Elmwood Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
Starting at $2,250
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7836 West Oakleaf Ave
7836 West Oakleaf Ave
Elmwood Park, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
Starting at $1,350
Updated 15 days ago
2946 North 73rd Court
2946 North 73rd Court
Elmwood Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
Starting at $1,100
Updated 15 days ago
2047 North 73rd Avenue
2047 North 73rd Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,100
Starting at $1,750
Updated 15 days ago
2534 North HARLEM Avenue
2534 North HARLEM Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
Starting at $895
Updated 15 days ago
2612 N. 75th Ct. 2
2612 N. 75th Ct. 2
Elmwood Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$895
Starting at $3,700
Updated 16 hrs ago
1530 Ashland Avenue
1530 Ashland Avenue
River Forest, IL
3 Bedrooms
$3,700
Starting at $1,080
Updated 8 days ago
1535 Bonnie Brae Place
1535 Bonnie Brae Place
River Forest, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,080
Starting at $2,000
Updated 14 days ago
2534 Budd Street
2534 Budd Street
River Grove, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
Starting at $2,250
Updated 21 days ago
3614 n Nordica
3614 n Nordica
Chicago, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
Starting at $2,150
Updated 25 days ago
1121 Harlem Ave
1121 Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$2,150
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Starting at $1,518
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100 Forest Place
100 Forest Pl
Oak Park, IL
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1 Bedroom
$1,518
2 Bedrooms
$1,875
Air conditioning, hardwood flooring, bathtub and all kitchen appliances, including dishwasher and garbage disposal. In-unit laundry facilities. Garage, clubhouse, coffee bar, 24-hour gym and luxurious lobby. Pets are welcome.
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Starting at $1,417
Updated 4 hrs ago
Vantage Oak Park
150 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,417
1 Bedroom
$1,631
2 Bedrooms
$2,529
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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Starting at $1,455
Updated 5 hrs ago
Oak Park City Apartments
675 Lake St
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,455
1 Bedroom
$1,530
2 Bedrooms
$1,930
This property is a short walk from Downtown Oak Park along Lake Street. Residents enjoy a clubhouse and 24-hour gym in this pet-friendly community. Units have their own walk-in closets and stainless steel appliances.
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Starting at $1,540
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Oak Park Place
479 N Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,540
1 Bedroom
$1,819
2 Bedrooms
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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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Starting at $1,462
Updated 2 hrs ago
The Emerson
1135 Westgate St
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,462
1 Bedroom
$1,859
2 Bedrooms
$2,759
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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Starting at $1,034
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The Pavillion
5441 N East River Rd
Chicago, IL
Studio
$1,034
1 Bedroom
$1,133
2 Bedrooms
$1,777
The Cumberland "L" station and Triangle Plaza are only minutes from this property. Community amenities include a sauna, tennis court, hot tub and pool. Apartments are furnished and feature a range of appliances.
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Starting at $995
Updated 4 hrs ago
729 N Central Ave
729 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$995
Newly renovated apartments with hardwood floors and eat-in kitchens close to various Austin neighborhood amenities. Walk to pharmacies, shops, restaurants and public transportation. Short drive to I-290.
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Starting at $895
Updated 4 hrs ago
5100 W Monroe St
5100 W Monroe St
Chicago, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$895
3 Bedrooms
$1,010
One-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in three-story building originally built in 1924. Appliances included in each unit. Electric heat included in rent. Easy walking to shopping, dining, parks, schools and entertainment. Excellent bike lanes.
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Starting at $1,160
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111 Garfield St
111 Garfield St
Oak Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,160
2 Bedrooms
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Recently renovated apartments with hardwood floors, new appliances and central A/C. Pet-friendly. Close to a few highly-rated schools: Irving Elementary, Percy Julian Middle and Oak Park & River Forest High.
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Starting at $885
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320 N Mason Ave
320 N Mason Ave
Chicago, IL
Studio
$885
1 Bedroom
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Enjoy a cozy 12-unit community near Austin Park. Community has contemporary units with spacious floor plans and granite counters. Pet-friendly complex with easy access to public transportation.
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Starting at $905
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723-25 N Central Ave
723 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$905
Freshly updated one-bedroom apartments offer eat-in kitchens with appliances. Carpeting and tile floors. Uncovered parking available. Easy access to public transit, shopping, local schools, Levin Park, and I-290. Near West Suburban Hospital.
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Starting at $1,000
Updated 1 hr ago
3111 Elm Street
3111 Elm Street
River Grove, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
Starting at $1,575
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7535 West Foster Avenue
7535 West Foster Avenue
Harwood Heights, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,575

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City GuideElmwood Park

Archaeologists have found evidence of Paleo-Indian Settlements in Elmwood Park, showing that it's been a settled town for more than 14,000 years -- making it officially "The Oldest Continually Inhabited Village" in the Chicago region.

Just Northwest of Chicago proper is Elmwood Park, a small village with about 25,000 residents. Elmwood Park is an old community (officially considered the longest-inhabited in the area!) -- but a tight one, with strong community organizations and great public amenities. Elmwood Park was officially incorporated as a village in 1914, and it was incorporated in order to avoid being annexed into Chicago (talk about a way to alienate your neighbors!). The town has tons of great public amenities, like parks, rec centers, libraries and more. The city is beautiful for the area; it was named after a large Elm tree grove, and it continues to have beautiful, marshy swamp terrain in parts -- beautiful, but muddy!

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Moving to Elmwood Park

If you want to move to Elmwood Park, you'll be in great proximity to reaching one of America's best cities -- Chicago! But you don't have to leave Elmwood Park to enjoy a wonderful setting. In fact, the town is full of great neighborhoods for you to rent an apartment or find a rental property.

Get to Know the Neighborhoods

Village Center: Often considered the "cute part of town," this is the historic area in Elmwood Park. It's also probably the most sought-after area. Look for house rentals or apartments in Village Center and you'll have the best access to the businesses, restaurants and actual entertainment in town. This area is also closest to Chicago.

Northwest Elmwood Park: The corner of Elmwood Park furthest away from Chicago is the quietest and most residential. There is lots of rural-feeling land here, but it makes a great place for a quiet home.

Southeast Elmwood Park: The city was once called "Mud Town" because of the marshy, muddy areas throughout. This area has some of the muddiest -- and you can see lots of natural sites. It's also in closer proximity to Chicago than some of the other areas, so you have easy access (and a bit more crime, too).

Northeast Elmwood Park: Closest to the lake, the Northeast Elmwood Park is a suburban area. Expect to find nice homes and quiet neighbors. Many people favor it, though, since it has easy access to Chicago without being right on top of the big city.

If you're looking for 1 bedroom apartments in Elmwood Park, or any type of new home, expect the rental process to be just like anywhere else. Gather all the papers you'll need to rent -- your ID, tax returns, bank statements, letters from landlords, letters of employment, and whatever else you'll need to apply. You'll want to have all of this ready so that when you see your dream home you can move on it. Also, try looking in the spring, summer or fall here -- winter can be a real killer, and you probably won't want to be out and about looking for a home in the freezing temps.

Living in Elmwood Park

So you want to be near Chicago, but not in it? That's probably why you're ending up in Elmwood Park -- after all, that's how the city became an official city in the first place! The great thing about Elmwood Park is that it offers quieter, more affordable living than that in the big city, but still easy access to all the amenities Chicago has to offer. If you want to get into Chicago, you don't even have to have a car! Just head to the Elmwood Park Station in town, get on Metra's Milwaukee District/West Line, and then you can get anywhere between Elgin and Chicago. Many people here do have a car, just to get around their own hometown, but you certainly don't need one!

Even if you do have a car, though, or love riding the train, you don't have to escape to Chicago to find great things to do and see! One of the most famous attractions in Elmwood Park is the legendary Johnnie's Beef. Johnnie's Beef is a famous sandwich meat joint that was even once featured on Food Network's Sandwich King. The restaurant is famous for its Italian Beef; it has become legendary for being the centerpiece of an Italian beef sandwich topped with sweet peppers and Hot Giardiniera.

Food isn't the only thing happening in Elmwood Park. The city has a great public library that does more than just loan books. It has a popular movie showing series where residents can see the newest in great films or old classics. Elmwood Park also has a great community recreation center. It's a gathering place for the community, and there are regular events there. The center hosts everything from teen nights to senior events -- and tons of things in between!

If you decide to leave Elmwood Park and venture into Chicago, there is an endless amount of activities for you to enjoy. Take a walk on the Navy Pier and enjoy the attractions and restaurants, or go to a Chicago Cubs or White Sox game if you're a baseball fan. The city is also known for the arts, with excellent fine arts and theater options. Check out the Chicago Institute of Art for some of the best fine art in the world or the Goodman or Steppenwolf theaters for world class performing arts. You can also check out the streets of the city, if you love shopping. Chicago is home to some of the world's best designer outposts and department stores!

If you end up living in Elmwood Park, you'll be in good company. The city is the birthplace or hometown of some famous and noted people! Val Belmonte, legendary hockey coach (CCHA Coach of the year) was born in Elmwood Park. Belmonte is now the Vice President of Athletics at Quinnipiac University. Lee Loughnane, one of the founding members of the band Chicago, was born in Elmwood Park, as well as Ray Nitschke, a linebacker for the Green Bay Packers and a member of the NFL Football Hall of Fame. The current village president of Elmwood Park, Peter N. Silvestri, was also born right in town.

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