This studio is a surprise. Whereas most roll the kitchen, living room and bedroom into one room, this unit has a wall, as well as a small hallway, separating the living room and kitchen. This studio just feels fresh—with its tasteful paint job and ample sunlight. The balcony and rooftop access aren't too bad either.
Roommates can be a serious drag. They have pets. They have friends. Their mere emotions can reduce you to hiding in the dark recesses of your thin-walled room for days. Sometimes, you feel just too old for roommates to be a possibility anymore.
Chicago rents might be on the rise, but even so, our friends at Zumper discovered a selection of fairly cheap Lincoln Park studios that make a compelling case for living solo in one of the city's most fashionable neighborhoods.