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And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate...
EVERYWHERE— Yesterday we sampled some weird, disarming, and/or disturbing rent-oriented craigslist posts. People will do anything. You may want to double check to see if yours is there.
LINCOLN PARK— Curbed seeks to answer that burning question: Where might I rent an apartment with a private rooftop suitable for yoga instruction or bocce tournaments? We found a mighty plausible candidate.
EVERYWHERE— Our Outlandish Amenity Du Jour is tennis courts. Check out a brief profile of three amenity-rich tennis court rental buildings with surprising affordability, and never fight for a lakefront court again.
LOGAN SQUARE— Serving up some availabilities at the $1,500/mo price point, Curbed gives a plug to swinging Logan. There's a fancy one-bedroom duplex and a few large 2-beds, all close to the Blue Line and the burgeoning food & drink scene.