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Given its easy and convenient access to downtown Chicago via the CTA Blue Line and it's vibrant restaurant and bar scene, Bucktown has quickly become a top destination for a variety of renters. Bucktown rentals can consists of quaint vintage two- or three-flats, large-scale apartment buildings, or even some detatched single-family homes. For more information on Bucktown rentals in Chicago, contact our team of downtown Chicago real estate and rental experts today at (312) 566-8141 today!
The boundaries of Bucktown and Wicker Park are so fuzzy that the two neighborhoods are often combined and referred to as the Wicker Park/Bucktown area. The dimensions almost form a triangle-like shape with the Chicago River, Western Avenue and Bloomingdale Avenue acting as its border lines. On the very eastern edge of Logan Square, Bucktown once housed the working class industrial workers of nearby factories; but since then, these living quarters have carefully been converted into stylish, urban studios and condos for young professionals and local artists. And like Wicker Park and River North, Bucktown has a high concentration of art galleries, upscale shops and restaurants. Every August, over 30,000 people flock to the Bucktown Arts Fest giving these businesses an added incentive to stay in the neighborhood. Every block also seems to have its own corner tavern making this area especially attractive for the younger generation.
Opening as a coffee house at 6:30 am and doubling as a tavern by early evening, the unique and stylish Map Room Tavern is located on North Hoyne Avenue. Filled with bookshelves of traveler’s guides and atlas’s, this traveler’s themed drinking establishment has been among favorites of Bucktown residents for years. Many vintage Bucktown units are reasonably priced between $1500 and $1700. Like anywhere, newer, more modern style condos tend to jump in price but can be found in the upper $$1800 and $3000 range.