Sister Neighborhoods Known for Boutiques and Galleries

Bucktown & Wicker Park

Thinking About a Wicker Park or Bucktown Apartment Rental in Chicago?

One of the first steps in exploring apartments for rent in Wicker Park or Bucktown, Chicago, is to learn about the neighborhood. Whether you’re interested in studio apartments or a 1-, 2- or 3-bedroom unit, we know you have questions: Where is it located? What activities are available? Is shopping convenient? Are there Wicker Park apartments for rent near good restaurants and bars? How is the transportation for Bucktown luxury apartments? You’ve come to the right place for answers!

What Is There to Do Here?

The Bucktown/Wicker Park area enjoys a reputation for creativity. Within easy walking distance of our Wicker Park apartment complexes, you’ll find art galleries, unique designer boutiques, vintage stores, unusual bookstores, and an array of independently owned shops as well as major retailers.

Wondering what to do when you’ve finished shopping? Well, that’s not a problem in this hot spot! Residents of Bucktown apartments enjoy an active nightlife right in their own backyard. Trendy restaurants with great food like Big Star and Piece Brewery and Pizzeria, live music, hipster craft breweries and mixology lounges are plentiful! Be sure to check out Map Room if you like rare and varied beers, and The Violet Hour to sip artisanal cocktails.

Are you the outdoorsy, active type? The elevated 606 trail provides three miles of green space for walking, running and biking — all without having to worry about traffic. Along the route, you’ll find sculptures and other art installations, educational information, an observatory and access to ground-level parks. The 606 runs above four city neighborhoods, connecting people and communities.

This area is home to families, young professionals and hipsters who revel in the active urban lifestyle. A great location with plenty of housing choices, including many Bucktown apartments for rent, it also offers access to public transit that allows residents to get almost anywhere quickly and affordably. There’s something here for everyone — young, old and families alike — and every budget.

How Do I Get Around?

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus routes and the rapid transit “L” blue line connect the neighborhood’s destinations and provide fast, cheap transportation to and from downtown Chicago. Once downtown, you can access the other rapid transit and bus lines to get practically anywhere in the city or take a Metra train to the ‘burbs. Taxis and ride-shares are plentiful in the neighborhood, as are bicycle lanes and parking racks. If you need a car, you can find parking lots, garages and street parking.


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The vibrant center of Bucktown is the “six corners” intersection, where Damen, Milwaukee and North Avenues meet. Here, you’ll find many shops, packed restaurants and lounges, a dedicated sports bar and access to the CTA’s blue line. The Flat Iron Arts Building on Milwaukee houses many unique art galleries and artist studios and is definitely worth scoping out! And don’t miss the Bucktown Arts Festival. Every summer, this premier art fest showcases the work of 200 artists, while offering music, dance and kids’ activities.



Wicker Park

Wicker Park is filled with art galleries, upscale boutiques, resale shops, fashionable as well as chain restaurants, small independently owned stores, dive bars and trendy cocktail lounges. Entertainment includes live music, exhibits by nationally known artists, and bars with DJs. Wicker Park luxury apartments put you close to the annual summer festivals, including the Do Division Street fest that spans 10 city blocks, the Wicker Park Fest featuring more than 40 cutting-edge bands performing on three stages, and the Green Music Fest that celebrates environment sustainability via an eco-friendly stage powered by volunteers on stationary bikes.

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More Information Bucktown & Wicker Park

Whether you are looking for apartments in Wicker Park or Bucktown, from 2-bedroom apartments to studios, come to us. We have a rental to suit you in this vibrant and lively neighborhood. For your convenience, we have created multiple guides to help you get a better sense of what it’s like to live in Bucktown & Wicker Park:


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