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112 North 12th Avenue
112 North 12th Avenue
Melrose Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
Starting at $950
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918 North 18th Avenue
918 North 18th Avenue
Melrose Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$950
Starting at $1,300
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804 S 15th Ave
804 S 15th Ave
Maywood, IL
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
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Hyde Park Avenue
Hyde Park Avenue
Bellwood, IL
4 Bedrooms
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Starting at $1,700
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8233 Lake Street
8233 Lake Street
River Forest, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
Starting at $750
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1024 South 11th Avenue
1024 South 11th Avenue
Maywood, IL
2 Bedrooms
$750
Starting at $2,000
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2534 Budd Street
2534 Budd Street
River Grove, IL
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
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Starting at $1,571
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The Emerson
1135 Westgate St
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,571
1 Bedroom
$1,936
2 Bedrooms
$2,734
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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The Pavillion
5441 N East River Rd
Chicago, IL
Studio
$1,002
1 Bedroom
$1,146
2 Bedrooms
$1,751
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 $1,380
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Oak Park Place
479 N Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,380
1 Bedroom
$1,900
2 Bedrooms
$2,348
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 $1,518
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100 Forest Place
100 Forest Pl
Oak Park, IL
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1 Bedroom
$1,518
2 Bedrooms
$1,850
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 $1,343
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Elm Creek Apartments & Townhomes
1 Elm Creek Dr
Elmhurst, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,343
2 Bedrooms
$1,905
3 Bedrooms
$4,295
Recently renovated luxury apartments with in-unit laundry, granite countertops, a fireplace and stainless steel appliances. Has garage parking. Pet-friendly. Other amenities include spa, Jacuzzi and new 24-hour fitness center.
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Starting at $1,455
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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 $1,510
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Uptown La Grange
31 East Ogden
La Grange, IL
Studio
$1,510
1 Bedroom
$1,795
2 Bedrooms
$2,695
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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Starting at $1,245
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Vantage Oak Park
150 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL
Studio
$1,245
1 Bedroom
$1,529
2 Bedrooms
$2,360
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 $1,395
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5556 W Jackson
5556 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL
2 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$1,395
Great location in the South Austin neighborhood. Building has on-site laundry and is close to the CTA Green Line and Blue Line. Units include free heat and have spacious floor plans.
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Starting at $910
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1145 N Austin Blvd
1145 North Austin Boulevard
Chicago, IL
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1 Bedroom
$910
Near public transportation, parks, and schools. Spacious interiors with large windows for ample light. Updated kitchens. Pet-friendly. A smaller community in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago.
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Starting at $975
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729 N Central Ave
729 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$975
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 $940
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723-25 N Central Ave
723 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$940
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 $1,934
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Elmhurst 255
255 N Addison Ave
Elmhurst, IL
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1 Bedroom
$1,934
2 Bedrooms
$2,586
A modern, upscale community. On-site amenities include a large fitness area, garages and group exercise programs. Open floor plans in each home. Walk-in closets and a private balcony or terrace provided.
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Starting at $1,050
Updated 23 days ago
HOMESTEAD APARTMENTS
443 Sherwood Rd
La Grange Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$1,050
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
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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Starting at $1,850
Updated 3 hrs ago
2929 Maple Avenue
2929 Maple Avenue
Brookfield, IL
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
Starting at $975
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2047 North 73rd Avenue
2047 North 73rd Avenue
Elmwood Park, IL
1 Bedroom
$975
Starting at $2,100
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403 North MARION Street
403 North MARION Street
Oak Park, IL
2 Bedrooms
$2,100

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City GuideMelrose Park

Melrose Park has a glorious -- and fun -- past! This Chicago suburb was once home to the beloved Kiddieland Amusement Park, which recently closed in 2010. Today, that land is home to Maywood Park Racetrack. Melrose Park is also the hometown of Stern Pinball, Inc -- the world's last manufacturer of coin-operated pinball machines!

When Melrose Park was first established, it was called Melrose, a small Chicago suburb in 1882. For some reason in 1893, the residents decided to add a "Park" to their name, and with that, the population began to grow. It hasn't been total smooth sailing in town; in 1920, there was an F4 tornado on Palm Sunday that killed 10 residents and destroyed the Sacred Heart Church and the attached convent. But since then, the small town has recovered, repaired itself, grown and continued to thrive as one of Chicago's most beloved suburbs. People that live here tend to commute into Chicago for work and play. But the community itself is solid and strong, and there are actually tons of things to do in town without having to leave.

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Moving to Melrose Park

Thinking about moving to Melrose Park? You're in luck! The town's a great place to find places for rent! It pays before moving anywhere, though, to do some research about the town. You want to make sure you end up in the right area! Want to know more about Melrose Park neighborhoods? Check out the list below.

Southern Melrose Park: Southern Melrose Park feels more like the city's center. That's because it's home to most of the town's main amenities. In southern Melrose Park, particularly on West Lake Street, you can find tons of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and even transportation options. This is a great place to live if you want to be in the heart of the action; search for apartments here if you want to be close to all the amenities you could want.

Central Melrose Park: The center of Melrose Park is a good transition area. It has some businesses and restaurants, but it's mostly residential. You can find places for rent here, in addition to homes to buy. There are still some commercial joints here, so you won't have to drive too far if you want to go out to eat.

Northern Melrose Park: Northern Melrose Park is the most rural and suburban feeling of any area in town. The area has the largest and nicest property rentals in Melrose Park, but it does have some apartments for rent if you look hard. One great part about Northern Melrose Park is that it has greenery! There are lots of parks here -- playgrounds, dog runs, picnic areas and more. Come here if you're an outdoorsy person who also wants to be near a big city.

If you want to move to Melrose Park, the smartest thing to do would be to gather all the proper documentation you'll need to apply for an apartment. This is because apartments that are affordable near Chicago are highly-sought after, and you don't want to miss out in case you find your dream home! The requirements of every landlord are different. But you can expect to have to have things like your driver's license, copies of your IDs, letters from former landlords, letters of reference, proof of employment, proof income -- and possibly more! You'll also want to have the deposit prepared in case you find the apartment you love! Living near Chicago is something a lot of people do, and if you find just the right place, you'll want to secure it -- don't let it get snatched out from under you!

Living in Melrose Park

If you live in Melrose Park, there's a really good chance you commute into Chicago. Some people commute in for work, and others commute in for play. The town, of course, has some of the best amenities in the entire country. You can see world-class theater at the Goodman or Steppenwolf, have the time of your life at Navy Pier, shop on the Magnificent Mile, check out art at the Chicago Institute of Art, or just wander around the architecturally beautiful city. One of the best parts about living in Melrose Park, then, is how easy it is to get into Chicago. The city is on a Metra line, which means you can hop a train on into the big city whenever you want. The city is on the Union Pacific/West Line, which is a fast, easy and quick way to get into town. Want to drive into Chicago? Many other residents of Melrose Park own cars. You can easily hop on Interstate 290 and be in Chicago in a jiffy.

You don't have to leave Melrose Park to have a good time, though. The legendary Kiddieland might be closed, but there's still plenty to do! If you like to eat, Melrose Park's a great place for you. Abruzzo's Italian Restaurant serves up famous class Italian fare, while famous chain Lou Malnatis serves that classic Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Shopping's good in Melrose Park. There are a myriad of boutique stores and malls to browse through if you're on the hunt. Maywood Park Racetrack, which took the place of Kiddieland, also offers tons of entertainment. Not only does the venue feature horse races, but people can also host parties and special events there.

People in Melrose Park also value spending time outside. The city has a lot of public parks that residents can take advantage of. These parks include Memorial Park District, the Veterans Park District, and the Westdale Park District. If people like playing racket sports, Melrose Park is also home to an outstanding Racquetball Club, which is located at 24th and Cortez in the city.

Often called "Corporate Suburbia," Melrose Park has a unique history, and it's churned out its fare share of outstanding residents. If you decide to make the move there, you can be in the company of people like actress Carol Lawrence, basketball player Doc Rivers, actor Dennis Grimaldi, L.A. Dodgers player Roy Gleason, basketball player Michael Finley, cookbook author Clara Cannuciari, and many more!

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