Topic: Chicago Metro

Running in Chicago – The City’s Best Trails

August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago is the home of many miles of running paths and trails, making it the perfect city for runners of every level of experience. Trails Lakefront Trail:  18 miles long Runs from the north end of Hollywood Avenue to the south end of 71st Street Weaves alongside Lake Michigan As it cuts through popular financial […]

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Running in Chicago - Exercising with Others

Running in Chicago – Exercising with Others

July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chicago also offers a slew of activities geared toward making running in the city a social experience. Running Clubs: [1] Every week, dozens of groups meet to run together   CARA (Chicago Area Runners Association): 30 years-old Over 9,000 members Tons of training and running opportunities Universal Sole: Monday night meetings Group convenes at the Universal […]

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Ways Chicago is Going Green

December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to our Three Cities that Are Going Green post, we’re giving you the Chicago information on its own. Enjoy!   Chicago, Illinois Chicago has been effectively going green since the election of mayor Richard M. Daley in 1989. [2]   Attractions: [1] The windy city houses environmentally-conscious conservatories, museums, planetariums, galleries, zoos, and […]

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What are some of the southwest Chicago suburbs?

If you are searching for apartments in southwest Chicago suburbs, be sure to take a look at Aurora, Downers Grove and Naperville. Aurora is a fast-growing city that has a population close to 160,000 people. Although this city is a bit of a drive from Chicago, some people still make the commute because they love […]

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What are some things to consider when looking at rentals in Chicagoland?

If you are considering living in the Chicagoland area, there are some factors that you may want to consider ahead of time. For example, the city is known to have pretty harsh winters, so you may want to think about looking for an apartment that has heat included if you don’t want to pay extra […]

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What are some suburbs to the west of Chicago?

Apartments in west Chicago suburbs like Oak Brook or Burr Ridge tend to have a more natural landscape than those closer to Chicago. This can make the area a nice place to live—especially if you are not particularly fond of the city. Some of these suburbs are closer to downtown than others, and each offers […]

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What are apartments like in Illinois?

Illinois apartments come in many different shapes and sizes. Along Lake Michigan you will find some of the most expensive rentals in the state—along with a view to justify the price tag. As you get away from the downtown area, apartments tend to be less costly, although that isn’t always the case. In many suburban […]

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What is Chicago like?

Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States and it is the biggest city in Illinois. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago and its surrounding suburbs have plenty of rental properties available. Chicago apartments come in many different forms, from slick loft apartments in the city center to single-family brick […]

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What are rents in Chicago?

If you are looking for apartments in Chicago, you probably would like to have some idea of how much they cost. The average low price of a rental is $804 and the average high is $1,455. Although much of this depends on things such as location and size, you would be safe making general estimates […]

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What is the downtown area like in Chicago?

Chicago’s downtown is affectionately known as "The Loop," and it is here that you will find skyscrapers and State Street. Home to The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park, this is one of the most beautiful sections of the city. Apartments in downtown Chicago are conveniently located near much of the city center, but […]

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