Printer's Row

The Scholarly Neighborhood
This community oriented neighborhood offers fabulous lofts and condominiums alongside prestigious restaurants and bookstores to keep one occupied even on the weekends. The Annual Book Fair held annually attracts several book sellers providing rare collections and finely bound books. Residents love their neighborhood because of its friendly and lively atmosphere.
What Printer's Row Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.0
value
8.0
amenities
7.5
social
7.5
management
7.9
safety
8.1
Median rents in Printer's Row
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedroom
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Living in
Printer's Row

Safe
Quiet Neighborhood
Proximity To Amenities
Lively
Great Location
Pet Friendly
Walkable
Expensive Parking
Printer's Row — 8.8/10 Rating (based on 5 neighborhood reviews)
Although not near campus, UChicago is very easily accessible via the #2 bus (about a 20 minute commute). The area is very safe, relatively quiet, and close to down-town amenities. There are not many restaurants in walking distance, but River North restaurants are within 10 minutes via public transit.
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Neighborhood Rating
Library Tower
Printer's Row is near the Loop and train stations and is therefore easily accessible. It's also near Grant Park and the Lake which is great during the summer. There are some decent restaurants and a few bars, but if you're young you'll probably be heading up to River North and further north for a night out. Overall, the neighborhood feels very friendly but has a great location, and new construction in the South Loop will surely make Printer's Row even better.
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8
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Neighborhood Rating
Printers Square
Neighborhood is essentially between the Loop and South Loop. It has lots of restaurants and grocery stores, as well as schools from K-12 in walking distance. Transportation is a breeze as there are plenty of options.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
600 S Dearborn St
It's a lot livelier than Hyde Park, and you are far more connected to the rest of Chicago. Printer's Row feels a lot safer too, and I do not feel as concerned when I walk around at night. It has great little bars and restaurants, and is close to a Trader Joe's, Jewel, and Target. There is a Mariano's and Whole Foods a few minutes further away.
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10
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Neighborhood Rating
Printers Square
Everyone is very friendly and is a great neighborhood for dog lovers/owners. Great local restaurants and very walkable to absolutely everything you could need. Super close to every subway line. Very safe. Nearby college students can get rather loud on the weekends. Parking is expensive if you need to rent a monthly space.
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Printers Square
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Getting to Know
Printer's Row

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundary: S Clark St to S Slater St
North to South Boundary: W Congress Pkwy to W Polk St
dining
Pats Pizzeria
Sofi Restaurant
Tamarind
Waffles
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey
• Printer's Row contains the 5 digit ZIP code of 60605. 45.2% of residents are renters, and the rental vacancy rate is typically 10.2%.

• 87% of units are in 20+ unit buildings, with 53% having being built in the past 15 years. 2BR+ properties make up roughly 39.4% of the market, with the balance in 1BR and studios.

• About 38% of people who live in Printer's Row drive to work.

The median gross rent in Printer's Row is $1,605. 36.1% of Printer's Row residents are 24-35, 8.8% are below 24, 22.6% are 36-50, and 24% are older than 50.

• Roughly 23.8% of Printer's Row residents are students (8.5% grad, 15.3% undergrad), and 3.2% are unemployed or retired.

• Most units are heated by either gas (about 53% of units) or electricity (45.8%).

Best Apartments
in Printer's Row


Studio $1,485
1 Bed $1,750
2 Beds $2,385

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1 Bed $1,800
2 Beds $2,600

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Studio $1,395
1 Bed $1,750
2 Beds $2,600

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Studio $1,855
1 Bed $2,335
2 Beds $3,355

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1 Bed $1,850
2 Beds $2,800
3 Beds $3,650

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Studio $1,505
1 Bed $1,750
2 Beds $2,397

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