Where to Search Luxury Apartments For Rent in Downtown Chicago

Posted by Nick Nastos on Monday, July 28th, 2014 at 2:09pm

Luxury Apartments in Chicago For Rent

Like any major city, luxury apartments are a major part of the local real estate landscape, and in Chicago, the luxury rental market couldn’t be any hotter. With the opening of 500 N. Lake Shore Drive, 111 W. Wacker, 73 E. Lake, and a number of other upscale luxury apartment buildings around town, Chicagoans in search of a new place to call home certainly have many different options to consider, and if it’s a luxury Chicago apartment you’re after, making a final decision on a building or location might just be a little more difficult than it was only a few years ago.

As most Chicago residents already know, finding a chic, luxury Chicago apartment for rent is rarely challenging, as many downtown Chicago neighborhoods offer dozens of fabulous rental listings that are enough to impress anyone looking for the perfect place to experience living in the heart of the Windy City. The key, however, is to locate a luxury Chicago apartment that meets all your needs and wants not only in terms of the unit itself, but also something that satisfies your location and lifestyle preferences as well.

Luxury Chicago Apartments

At Chicago’s Property Shop, our website is specifically designed to help you navigate the hundreds of luxury Chicago apartments currently for rent, most of which you’ll find organized by neighborhood and price range. Discover an upscale Gold Coast apartment for rent in one of the many vintage buildings that line the lakefront or a sleek and stylish condo rental in the trendy River North neighborhood on downtown’s north side. Whatever you desire, if you’re searching for luxury apartments in Chicago for rent, you’ve certainly come to the right place.

To begin your quest to find the perfect luxury apartment in Chicago for rent, start browsing the active MLS listings below, or call Nick Nastos with Chicago’s Property Shop today at (312) 243-5200!

Luxury Apartments in Chicago For Rent

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1970 North Burling Street

$42,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.50 Baths
  • 7,800 SqFt
  • 3 Garages

Outstanding home, built by Liederbach and Graham, offering a unique blend of exposed brick and industrial metal throughout. The 45' wide lot house sits inside of a walled "secret" urban garden, with the entire ground level of the house open to the outdoors. Ceiling heights feel limitless & light enters the open first floor living, dining, kitchen & greatroom from all sides. Every room is accompanied by beautiful stone, fabrics, & Hope's Windows. The enclave offers a very unique guest suite coach house over the attached gar w/ a full kitchen & living room bathed in natural light. There is even a lofted bedroom accessed by an industrial steel ladder, in addition to the large bedroom w/ vaulted ceilings. 900 bottle wine cellar/tasting room, and recreational room w/ sauna and bath on LL. The brick floor garage is reminiscent of an old Chicago street, and is perfect for three cars.

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11 East Walton Street #5802

$24,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.50 Baths
  • 2,650 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

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120 East Delaware Place #3019

$24,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 1,443 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

The Four Seasons Hotel, atop 900 N. Michigan Avenues Bloomingdales Building, is now offering a complete luxury rental package. The hotel's luxury apartments occupy the 30th and 31st floors with unobstructed view of Lake Michigan and Chicago's skyline. Residence, enjoy all the hotel amenities that include an award winning in-door pool, health club spa, fitness center and the famous Allium Restaurant and Bar. Guests will have direct shopping access to 70 luxury retailers, valet parking services and personal concierge services.

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11 East Walton Street #4302

$22,500
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.50 Baths
  • 3,500 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

Rarely available 3 bedroom + den, luxury residence at the Waldorf. Designer home with marvelous open floor plan features top of the line stainless steel appliances, 2 balconies, fireplace, formal dining room, and 3 spacious bedrooms. Den opens to stunning gourmet kitchen. Large windows throughout provide beautiful city and lake views. Rent includes; 1 parking spot, gas, heat, air, pool & fitness room. Building offers; Hotel Spa use, Self and valet parking, concierge service, restaurants and room service.

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514 North Peshtigo Court #3711

$22,500
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 3,323 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom penthouse is truly one-of-a-kind! Relax and entertain on your 23'x7' private terrace. North, east and south exposure offers picturesque city and lake views. A generously sized foyer leads to an open-concept kitchen with Robert A.M. Stern Architects custom-designed cabinetry, Sub-Zero built-in refrigerator, Bosch Benchmark appliances and quartz countertops with waterfall edges. Additional features include a separate living and dining area, walk-in laundry room, 9'6" ceiling height, roller shades and wide plank flooring throughout. One Bennett Park is enriched with a thoughtful suite of extensive amenities including the sprawling landscaped terrace with an outdoor pool and cabanas, a 60 foot indoor pool, 7,000-square-foot fitness center designed by The Wright Fit, a 2-acre park designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and dedicated limestone-clad porte cochere with 24 hour concierge and doorman. Garage rental parking available.

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120 East Delaware Place #3025

$20,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 2,000 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

The Four Seasons Hotel, atop 900 N. Michigan Avenues Bloomingdales Building, is now offering a complete luxury rental package. The hotel's luxury apartments occupy the 30th and 31st floors with unobstructed view of Lake Michigan and Chicago's skyline. Residence, enjoy all the hotel amenities that include an award winning in-door pool, health club spa, fitness center and the famous Allium Restaurant and Bar. Guests will have direct shopping access to 70 luxury retailers, valet parking services and personal concierge services.

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800 North Michigan Avenue #2301

$19,500
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 3,250 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

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120 East Delaware Place #3012

$19,000
  • 1 Beds
  • 1.00 Baths
  • 852 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

The Four Seasons Hotel, atop 900 N. Michigan Avenues Bloomingdales Building, is now offering a complete luxury rental package. The hotel's luxury apartments occupy the 30th and 31st floors with unobstructed view of Lake Michigan and Chicago's skyline. Residence, enjoy all the hotel amenities that include an award winning in-door pool, health club spa, fitness center and the famous Allium Restaurant and Bar. Guests will have direct shopping access to 70 luxury retailers, valet parking services and personal concierge services.

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118 East Erie Street #34ealt

$15,900
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 2,750 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

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2550 North Lakeview Avenue #n1403-4

$15,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.50 Baths
  • 3,712 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

5 star custom luxury residence. 3700+ sf home combines 03/04 units to create ideal flrplan to entertain & live in comfort. 3 terraces over 286 sq ft offers nearly 360 deg views. LR incl gas FP w/import Italian Marble Mantle. DR opens to lovely terrace. Sleek kitchen offers terrace to grill, Wolf oven, cooktop, micro, Miele DW, Sub-zero fridge & wine fridge. Custom white cabinetry & full gran bksplsh. 3 bdrms, 3.5 baths. Generous master ste w/sitting room & terrace. His/hers walkin closets, spa-like bath,double sinks, sep shower,soaking tub. Art gallery. Stunning paneled media room w/gold leaf ceiling, built-in couch, 70" HDTV, 3D enabled, 7 spkr surround, built-in blu ray & Apple TV. Crestron Smart Home & Media System wired for music, climate, shades, & lighting. Laundry/mudroom w/full W/D. Amen incl theater, billiard/game room, club room, fitness, pool, spa, sauna, yoga/massage, dog run, private gardens w/brilliant seasonal colors.2 car pkg incl. Lincoln Park living at it's finest.

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111 West Chestnut Street

$15,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 4,700 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

The Chestnut Row Homes will provide unique single-family rental residences in the heart of downtown Chicago. Located at the corner of Clark and Chestnut Streets, these seven new row homes represent a contemporary interpretation of the 1880s Italianate homes found in the surrounding Gold Coast historic district. Gracious bay windows create a cadence on the elegant limestone facade. Enhanced by traditional cornices, decorative railings and extensive streetscape, the building's exterior harmonizes with its sophisticated surroundings. Inside, the four-level homes feature timeless finishes and custom detailing. Units are outfitted with personal elevators, enclosed underground parking, and private decks at the top floor that overlook a landscaped common space.

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160 East Pearson Street #3105

$15,000
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.00 Baths
  • 1,385 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Offering an iconic address with Midwest sincerity and unparalleled service; the Ritz-Carlton Residence's, situated on the 31st floor, delivers unforgettable panoramic views of city, lake and sky. Residents of the Ritz-Carlton Chicago are also entitled to 20 percent savings on Spa Services, Dry Cleaning, Torali Resturants, Bar, Rooftop & Cafe. Valet parking, personal dining experience's, and valet laundry are also available. Take advantage of a luxury rental experience unmatched in the magnificent city of Chicago.

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55 East Erie Street #3703

$15,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.50 Baths
  • 4,350 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Fantastic duplex with spectacular north, east, and south views of lake and city. Gourmet windowed kitchen with Sub-Zero, Viking, and Miele appliances, and separate butler's pantry with additional Sub-Zero. Spacious dining room and living room separated by double-sided fireplace. Upstairs level features master suite with fireplace and custom walk-in closet, large windowed spa bath with soaking tub and separate shower, and 3 additional en-suite bedrooms, media room, and second kitchen. Hardwood floors throughout, two balconies, designer lighting, cedar closets, powder room, additional full bath, and storage. Full-service luxury building with indoor pool, fitness center, steam, sauna, dry cleaners, and more. Two prime first level parking spaces included.

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1530 South State Street #18a-b

$15,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 5.00 Baths
  • 6,500 SqFt
  • 5 Garages

Artfully curated penthouse! This one of a kind 6500 square foot penthouse was created with the focus on space, light and texture. This unique duplex is a glass jewel box with 18 foot ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and three exposures. You will never see another property like it! Every detail of this property was custom built with the highest finishes. The views are breathtaking with the magnificent Chicago skyline a prominent feature. Property includes 5 full bathrooms and 3 bedrooms. It is fully wired for sound and security. It includes 3 terraces and a light filled solarium. Upper level is completely private with no neighbors! Two parking spaces included. Furniture available. South Loop location gives it easy access to all the city has to offer. Building is full service with door staff, on site management and engineer, fitness center and dry cleaner. A must see!

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950 North Michigan Avenue #51-5203

$14,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 4,860 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

A stunning one-of-a-kind duplex with panoramic East, North & West views of the lake & city. Available furnished at $16,000 per month as well! Located on the 51st & 52nd floors. The spacious living room has a 19'6" vaulted ceiling & the formal dining room accommodates large dinner parties. The gourmet kitchen has a large island, high-end appliances, granite countertops & flooring and a separate breakfast room. One en-suite bedroom/office is on the main level & a grand staircase leads to three en-suite bedrooms on the second level. The expansive master suite has an enormous walk-in closet with dressing area, desk area & the master bath has a steam shower & whirlpool tub. In-unit washer/dryer. The building offers a beautiful indoor pool, whirlpool, sundeck, exercise facility, saunas, 24 hour door staff, and on-site manager. Ample owner and guest parking is available. Rental valet parking $348 per month. One dog up to 30 lbs is allowed. Extra security deposit for pet.

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1445 West Wolfram Street

$13,500
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 0 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Stunning city skyline views from the 4th floor terrace accessible via a 5-stop elevator. This elegant high ceilinged Lincoln Park single family home features 1700+ square feet of multi-level outdoor space, light filled living and dining rooms with French windows fronting wide Wolfram street. A spacious fully applianced chef's kitchen with a large island and pantry opens to a sunny south facing family room. A well-appointed master suite with 4 organized closets, private deck, marble bath with heated floors, jacuzzi tub, separate rain head shower, and dual vanities. The 3rd floor features a sunny library with terraces off the south and north. The lower level has a large rec room with heated floors and wet bar, 2 bedrooms, laundry room and a storage room. Custom millwork throughout. Security system includes cameras. Home audio system. Heated front steps and walk. Newly refinished walnut stained cherry hardwood floors. Walk the delights of Southport's al fresco restaurants and city parks.

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2335 North Southport Avenue

$13,250
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 5,800 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

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456 West Belden Avenue

$13,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.00 Baths
  • 7,600 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Great opportunity to rent a historic home on an oversized corner lot in East Lincoln Park! The beautiful home was gut renovated in 2018 and professionally designed and furnished. The main level includes two living spaces, luxury chef's kitchen, dining room and breakfast eating area connected to a huge rear deck. The second level of the home includes an office area, laundry room and 4 bedrooms, including a large master suite with custom closets. The third floor includes 1 bedroom, TV room area and rec area. There is also a wine cellar, side yard and attached oversized 2 car garage. The home is in Lincoln School District. The home can come fully furnished as the family is moving abroad and is looking for a 6-8 month lease.

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2645 North Racine Avenue

$13,000
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.50 Baths
  • 5,100 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Exceptional 5,100 sf home in Lincoln Park that looks and feels brand new! Recent (2016) renovation included: New Wide Plank White Oak Flooring on 1st & 2nd levels, New Lighting Fixtures, New Carpet on Lower Level, & New Garage Top Decking. The updated kitchen looks like a showpiece with its crisp cabinetry and gorgeous white marble counters & slab backsplash. Master suite features enormous 2-story walk-in-closet with W/D hookup and spacious bath with dual vanities, soaking tub & walk-in shower w/ body sprays. The other 4 bedrooms all have their own en suite baths as well! This home features beautiful crown moulding, tray ceilings, chair rails, and other classic details which combine with the modern finishes & color palette to create a timeless look. Nothing is left to do except move-in! Owner is IL licensed real estate agent.

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340 East Randolph Street #5403

$12,800
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.50 Baths
  • 2,750 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

340 On The Park, the first residential tower in the Midwestern United States to achieve Silver LEED certification for its green design, this spectacular 2750 sq ft South-facing three bedroom plus study owns impeccable and unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, Monroe Harbor, Grant Park, Millennium Park, Maggie Daley Park, Buckingham Fountain and stunning Michigan Avenue night views. Bamboo floors throughout. Open Living, Dining and Kitchen w upgraded custom Ann Sacks backsplash, Hyland design custom shelving, GE monogram appliances, gas cooktop and double ovens. Snaidero cabinets in the kitchen and baths, Toto, Dornbracht and Duravit fixtures. Motorized control Lutron designers shades in all rooms. Outstanding amenities incl Winter Garden, pro level 4000 sq ft Gym, 75 ft Lap Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam Bath. Convenient access to shopping, cultural activities and expressways. Steps to Village Market, Lakefront and the Chicago RiverWalk. 2 Deeded parking spots additional. A Must See

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161 East Chicago Avenue #55de

$12,500
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 2,783 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

Brand new just completed total gut-rehab of spacious 3 bedroom plus den at Olympia Center. Southwest corner unit features extraordinary unobstructed south, east and west views. New solid wide plank rift sawn white oak flooring installed throughout unit. All new open eat-in kitchen with Sub Zero fridge, Bosch double oven, two dishwashers and terrazzo floors. All 2.5 baths are brand new. Master bath is fully clad with caspian fossil stone, and features a volcanic limestone soaking tub, separate rain shower and heated floors. All new LED lighting. Built in humidification. New HVAC control system. All new fire sprinklers. Unit has eight large closets all of which have been completed outfitted by California Closets. Oversized laundry room in unit. Olympia is a full service luxury building featuring an indoor pool, sundeck, exercise room, party room, 24hr door staff and engineers. Leased parking. Agent owned.

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1664-r North Burling Street

$12,500
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.50 Baths
  • 5,000 SqFt
  • 2 Garages

This elegant custom-designed 5000 SQFT SF house enjoys a privileged East Lincoln Park location, recognized among the Chicago's most exclusive and most desired addresses. Just minutes away from the Lake and DownTown, yet offering complete privacy & tranquility. Large panoramic windows create amazing continuity between indoor and outdoor spaces. Grand foyer opens to spacious Living room with arched pass-through to formal Dining room. The residence boasts state-of-the-art Chef's kitchen w/ SS Sub Zero & Wolf appliances, white cabinets and large island with breakfast bar. Sunken family room with French doors to patio and fabulous garage roof deck This striking home featuring 12" ceiling, African wood flooring, marble mosaic foyer, millwork thru-out, state of the art library & entertaining space on 3rd level with built in, wet bar, vaulted ceilings, multiple outdoor spaces. Huge master bedroom and luxurious marble bathroom featuring steam shower, whirlpool tub, dual vanity, & double-sided.

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451 East Grand Avenue #4402

$12,500
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 2,121 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

Live in the private residences of One Bennett Park designed by world-renowned Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Enter your private motor court with 24 hour valet service. Rise to your apartment where you will live in this 3 bedroom, 2.1 bath unit with stunning views of the lake, city and north shore line from every room. Custom interior finishes include a kitchen with Subzero and Wolf appliances, an oversized island with quartzite counters, a full height double pantry, and under counter wine refrigeration. The floor plan is split with en-suite bedroooms and a master suite with a walk-in closet and a bath with heated marble floors , double bowl sinks and a separate tub/shower. The unit also has a large laundry room with 1 garage space and storage included. Building amenities include a private gym designed by fitness expert J.Wright and a stunning amenity floor with a living room, dining room, billiards room, cordial room and 2 separate terraces.

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118 East Erie Street #28e

$12,500
  • 2 Beds
  • 2.50 Baths
  • 2,461 SqFt
  • 1 Garages

EXCEPTIONAL SOUTH AND WEST FACING RESIDENCE. BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS WITH TWO TERRACES OVERLOOKING MICHIGAN AVENUE AND DOWNTOWN. 10 FT. CEILINGS. EXQUISITE FINISHES. IMPECCABLE STAFF AND MANAGEMENT OF RITZ-CARLTON RESIDENCES OFFER UNEQUALLED SERVICES. RELAX OR ENTERTAIN THE FULL FLOOR PRIVATE LANDMARK CLUB. 1 VALET PARKING SPACE INCLUDED IN PRICE. SMOKE-FREE UNIT. NO PETS.

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