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Lakeview, 1632 W Belmont Ave | Chicago
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  •  Building Laundry Room
  •  Cat friendly
  •  Controlled Access
  •  Dog friendly
  •  Fitness Center
  •  Granite Countertops
  •  Hardwood Floors
  •  Parking Available
  •  Private Balconies
  •  Stainless Steel Appliances
  •  Walk-in Closets
  •  Washer/Dryer In Unit

User Rating

7.5
Good
2 Reviews

About this Location

Whole Foods Market
4 min walk
Lots of bars and
restaurants nearby
77 (bus) - 2 min
9/X9 (bus) - 2 min
Hamlin Park
13 min walk

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  • Bathrooms

    •  Bath Tubs
  • Bedrooms

    •  Walk-in Closets
  • Building Related

    •  Elevators
    •  Smoke-Free Community
  • Included

    •  Basic Cable Included
    •  Heat Included
    •  Internet Included
    •  Sewage Included
    •  Water Included
  • Kitchen

    •  Dishwasher
    •  Garbage Disposal
    •  Granite Countertops
    •  Luxury Cabinets
    •  Microwave
    •  Refrigerator
  • Landscape

    •  Courtyard
  • Laundry

    •  Building Laundry Room
    •  Washer and Dryer Hookups In Unit  
    •  Washer/Dryer In Unit
  • Lease Terms

    •  Application Fee  
  • Living Room

    •  Air Conditioning  
    •  Hardwood Floors
    •  Large Windows
    •  Lots of Sunlight
  • Pet Terms & Amenities

    •  Cat fee  
    •  Cat friendly
    •  Dog friendly
  • Security & Maintenance

    •  Controlled Access
  • Storage

    •  Additional Storage Available
  • View

    •  Private Balconies
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Overall rating 7.5/10, based on 2 renter reviews

8.5
Location
6.5
Amenities
9.0
Management
6.0
Value
7.5
Social
8.5
Safety
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Great place when first moving to Chicago

I moved to Chicago and didn't really know anything about the city or where to live. I ended up living in a small studio in Lakeview and I really loved it. Rent was inexpensive, but the room was extremely small. When you live alone you don't need much though. You did have to pay for laundry downstairs on the first floor, and the elevator was extremely old and slow. It's not bad for a first apartment, but I wanted to move after a year.

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Small apartment in a great area. Close to grocery store and transportation. Great appliances. A little expensive but you get what you pay for (except more room). Appreciate the card entry. Lots of street parking and never have an issue finding somewhere free to park.

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The Neighborhood

Signature Spots

dining 30 Recs

Pizzeria Serio
The Art of Pizza
Chicago’s Pizza
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grocery 1 Rec

Whole Foods Market
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convenience 2 Recs

Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy
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fitness 32 Recs

Pure Barre
Lake View YMCA
CorePower Yoga
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parks 4 Recs

Hamlin Park
Margaret Donahue Park
Fellger Park
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coffee 10 Recs

Scooter’s Frozen Custard
Dinkel’s Bakery
Smallcakes
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About Lakeview

A massive and lively neighborhood, Lakeview offers great shopping, tasty dining options, celebrated pubs and bars, and a host of other entertainment options including live music, comedy shows, and exciting street festivals. Take an excursion to Krista K Boutique for tasteful brands and the latest fa...
Clean
Lively
Easy Commute
Unsafe At Times
Fun Neighborhood
Proximity To Lake
Diverse Population
Median rents in Lakeview
Studio
$
1,250
1 Bedroom
$
1,600
2 Bedroom
$
2,300

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Lakeview Reviews

148 reviews
The main reason we moved here was the neighborhood. Broadway, Clark, Diversey and Belmont are all within walking distance and offer all of the shops, restaurants, bars and grocery stores you could need. It really is in a prime, unbeatable location. Not to mention it's a block from Lake Michigan and walking distance to Lincoln Park and a short bike ride from Montrose Beach.
My street and neighborhood are usually fairly quiet. Sundays seem to be the going out day in the neighborhood but it isn't disruptive to my every day life. Overall it seems like a very safe area and being a young woman living alone, that is very important. Would definitely recommend to friends and family.
The area of lakeview this apartment is in is between where the bars start in Wrigleyville at Clark and Sheffield and Boystown at Newport and Halstead. The street itself is pretty quiet but there are plenty of options for bars since it's right near Wrigley Field and Boystown. There are also plenty of great restaurant options, and it's a 6 minute walk to the Addison red line or a 10 minute walk to the Belmont stop.
I love Lakeview! There's honestly something for everyone somewhere in the neighborhood. From Wrigleyville's baseball and country bars to the rowdy drag shows of Boystown, you can have a totally new experience a few blocks from something else. Lots of great food for both a quick, cheap meal and a sit-down dinner, and some fun local shopping too.
Wrigleyville is popular with young adults and recent graduates, making it a lively neighborhood. There is easy access to the Red Line, one of the city's most popular transit lines. It's also close to Lakeshore Drive, making commute by car easy as well. The area is incredibly safe and has a decent number of restaurants and cafes. The area also has a large number of TFA Corps Members, making meetups really easy.
I love the lakeview area. It is far more affordable than the surrounding boroughs, and everyone nearby is around my age (early 20s to mid 30s). There are plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and basic amenities (grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.) within walking distance, and it still feels very safe.
Pros:
-Close to the Clark St strip in Wrigley
-Lots of good restaurants nearby
-A mile from the lakefront path, which is good for running and biking
-Plenty of public transportation options

Cons:
-The only major grocery store in the area is Trader Joe's. You can't walk to a Jewel unless you want to walk over a mile. They are building a Mariano's around Broadway and Wellington, so that will be nice.
-Occasionally loud drunk people on weekends wandering around.
-The hospital (Advocated Masonic) can also be a source of late night noise.
I absolutely love living in Lakeview East. Has a very homey community feel, and it is very safe. Right near all my public trans needs and accessible to many entertainment needs (Wrigley Field, Boystown, Lincoln Park, etc). Extremely pet friendly and family oriented neighborhood.

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