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Moving to Downtown Chicago | UIC Apartments

The city of Chicago is world-renowned as the center of culture, entertainment, and more in the Midwest, and Fisher Building City Club Apartments will put you at the center of it all. From our UIC apartments, you will easily be able to explore all the city holds while enjoying an upscale living experience. Whether you’re most excited about Chicago-style pizza, entertainment and sports, or being able to navigate the city with public transit, you will be within arm’s reach of it all in our neighborhood. If you’re considering moving to Chicago, IL but aren’t sure if it’s right for you, we can help you make your decision! We have compiled 10 of our favorite things about the city below, and these perks will help make up your mind about moving to the windy city. See all that awaits you near our community today!

Top 10 Reasons to Move to Downtown Chicago

  1. Great Job Market

Chicago offers its residents numerous job opportunities and a higher-than-average salary expectation, so you can rest assured you’ll find the perfect place to work here. With major employers like Accenture, Boeing, United, LKQ, and many more, you can find something in your field here. Additionally, with universities like Chicago State University, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Northeastern Illinois University, and more, you can pursue further education as well.

  1. Easy to Get Around the City

Chicago’s grid is easy to understand, so whether you walk, drive, bike, or anything else, you won’t have trouble getting around. From our community, you can hope on Van Buren Street and visit anywhere from Grant Park or The Art Institute of Chicago to the University of Illinois Hospital and more. No matter where you need to go, you can get there with ease when you live in Downtown.

  1. Public Transportation

Public transit is alive and well in Chicago, and you can enjoy it all from Fisher Building. The Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren subway station is right outside of our doors, and it takes you everywhere from the airport and the university to Evanston and Lincoln Square. However, if you need to go somewhere else, there are numerous other lines just a block away. No matter where you need to go, you will be able to use public transit to do it in the city.

  1. Diverse Entertainment

Whether you’re a sports fan, enjoy the arts, or anything else, there will be a space for you in Chicago. You can visit Soldier Field to see the Chicago Bears play, The Art Institute of Chicago to see art from all over the world, or The Chicago Theatre to catch acts ranging from musicians like Carrie Underwood to comedians like Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. You’ll love all the entertainment in the city!

  1. Outdoor Recreation

Chicago also offers a variety of outdoor spaces for residents to explore! Millennium Park is a favorite with the “Bean” sculpture, stunning views, and an abundance of entertainment. Meanwhile, 12th street beach will provide the opportunity to swim, kayak, paddle board, and more, so you can enjoy the beautiful lake at any time. No matter what you enjoy, Chicago will have an outdoor space you’ll enjoy.

  1. Foodies Will Thrive

Everyone knows about Chicago pizza, and if you love food, you’ll love trying the famous pizza spots and so much more. Revival Food Hall is a modern food court with a variety of options, and this space is perfect if you’re going out with a large group and can’t agree on a place to eat. However, you won’t want to miss Giordano’s, Pazzo’s, Maharaj Indian Grill, and the countless other dining options in the area.

  1. Something to Do in Every Season

Winter can feel extreme in Chicago, so make sure you dress for the weather and go explore all the indoor spaces in Downtown! You can view art, catch a movie, or just meet friend at your favorite restaurant or bar for a night out. Meanwhile, over summer, the beach, Grant Park, and Navy Pier will be amazing spaces to explore.

  1. Exciting Annual Events

If you love feeling a sense of community, you will love Chicago’s annual events like the Chicago Marathon, Lollapalooza, Chicago Restaurant Week, the St. Patrick’s Day Downtown Parade and River Dyeing, and more.

  1. Bar Scene

The bar and nightlife scene in Chicago is thriving, and you will too when you find your home in the center of it all! Brando’s Speakeasy is in the same building as our UIC apartments, while Sky-Ride Cocktail Lounge, Kasey’s Tavern, and more are just around the corner.

  1. Cost of Living

Although the cost of living in Chicago is not particularly low, it is compared to other cities of the same caliber. Chicago is a great place to escape coastal prices while still enjoying all the conveniences and perks of a large city.

Learn About Our Chicago Loop Apartments Here!

All these perks will enhance your living experience at our UIC apartments in Downtown Chicago, but our community amenities will provide even more excitement. With an expansive fitness center, business center, and an on-site market, coffee shop, and speakeasy, you will have all you need within our grounds. This, paired with our selection of studio, one, two, and three bedroom floor plans, will ensure everyone can find the perfect place to spend their days at Fisher Building City Club Apartments! Contact our team today to find your home at our apartments.

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