If you choose an apartment for rent in River North you're in for an exciting time! This dynamic neighborhood is home to some of the hottest dance clubs and high-end restaurants in Chicago. This area sits just north of Downtown Chicago, giving it a distinctly urban feel. It has the highest concentration of upscale restaurants in the city, so patrons can expect a wide variety of cuisines steps from any River North apartment for rent you might select.
River North is relatively new to the scene, dating back to the mid 1970s, meaning its real estate and restaurants are modern as well. Once an industrial area filled with factories and warehouses, the area now boasts full amenity luxury hi-rise rental buildings, upscale loft condos many of which are available as River North rentals and over 100 art galleries with art from all over the world. This gives River North its buzzing atmosphere. River North is home to many notable eateries such as the circa 1950's style Rock and Roll McDonalds and Hard Rock Cafe as well as many swank retailers. One of those retail environments, Merchandise Mart is a 4,000,000 square foot indoor shopping center for fine home furnishings and upscale interior design with an abundance of options to decorate your new River North apartment rental. By day,this area is a haven of shopping and posh eateries but its nightlife is just as vibrant. Many of the restaurants stay open late to accommodate the bar crowd and there are plenty of sophisticated clubs and lounges. As with most Chicago neighborhoods, River North also has a few scattered pubs, dives and sports bars. If you're looking for an upscale area with tons of daytime fun and exciting nightlife River North is unsurpassed!
The CTA Brown Line train stops at both Chicago avenue and Merchandise Mart and there are Red Line train stops at both Grand and Chicago avenue. There are also several CTA bus routes running through the area.
If you are considering a River North apartment for rent you might also look into similar nearby neighborhoods such as the Gold Coast and Streeterville for even more options.