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5 Chicago apartments with awesome outdoor spaces

These five Chicago apartments have balconies, porches or rooftop patios that emphasize the outdoors

Chicago apartments are best when paired with balcony or porch space, and even better with a rooftop to call your own. This is especially so in the summer, when the weather is ripe for hosting get-togethers and lazing in the sun like nobody's business.

These five spots in Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Logan Square, whose listings can be found on real-estate site Zumperoffer just that, including proximity to great a brunch in Chicago and cocktail bars.

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2672 N Orchard St, apt 3E


Gorgeous Lincoln Park rooftop patio

This duplex penthouse is sunny, spacious and a short walk from the heart of Lincoln Park and the lake. The rooftop porch has a pleasant view of the lush tree-lined streets, making it perfect for the summer grilling weather on the horizon. At 1,700 square feet, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment gives one the opportunity to pick up a roommate with room enough to stay out of one another's hair. There's also a fireplace.

Rent: $3,500 / month

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2672 N Orchard St, apt 3E


Gorgeous Lincoln Park rooftop patio

This duplex penthouse is sunny, spacious and a short walk from the heart of Lincoln Park and the lake. The rooftop porch has a pleasant view of the lush tree-lined streets, making it perfect for the summer grilling weather on the horizon. At 1,700 square feet, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment gives one the opportunity to pick up a roommate with room enough to stay out of one another's hair. There's also a fireplace.

Rent: $3,500 / month

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3/12

303 Sub Lower Wacker Dr


Luxury studio in the Loop

If you like living alone and settling down with the finer things in life, this cozy spot downtown might be your ideal partner in crime. The studio is already outfitted with all the bells and whistles one would need except food, a toothbrush and toilet paper. Yes, even silverware and towels are included. Most of the perks actually happen to be outside of the apartment, though, and that includes the balcony. There's valet dry cleaning, a spa pool, a sun deck, several pool tables to entertain, and then there's that spectacular view. It's not just one to write home about, it's fit for a postcard.

Rent: $3,200 / month

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4/12

303 Sub Lower Wacker Dr


Luxury studio in the Loop

If you like living alone and settling down with the finer things in life, this cozy spot downtown might be your ideal partner in crime. The studio is already outfitted with all the bells and whistles one would need except food, a toothbrush and toilet paper. Yes, even silverware and towels are included. Most of the perks actually happen to be outside of the apartment though and that includes the balcony. There's valet dry cleaning, a spa pool, a sun deck, several pool tables to entertain, and then there's that spectacular view. It's not just one to write home about, it's fit for a postcard.

Rent: $3,200 / month

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5/12

2065 N Kedzie Ave, apt 326


Logan Square penthouse

Soaring ceilings are a constant throughout the 1,400-square-foot floor plan of this penthouse. The open layout makes the apartment ideal for company, especially with the exclusive rooftop deck and front balcony combo. While it's a bit of a walk from the Blue Line, it's worth it for your proximity to often overlooked gem Palmer Square.

Rent: $2,200 / month

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6/12

2065 N Kedzie Ave, apt 326


Logan Square penthouse

Soaring ceilings are a constant throughout the 1,400-square-foot floor plan of this penthouse. The open layout makes the apartment ideal for company, especially with the exclusive rooftop deck and front balcony combo. While it's a bit of a walk from the Blue Line, it's worth it for your proximity to often overlooked gem Palmer Square.

Rent: $2,200 / month

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7/12

2065 N Kedzie Ave, apt 326


Logan Square penthouse

Soaring ceilings are a constant throughout the 1,400-square-foot floor plan of this penthouse. The open layout makes the apartment ideal for company, especially with the exclusive rooftop deck and front balcony combo. While it's a bit of a walk from the Blue Line, it's worth it for your proximity to often overlooked gem Palmer Square.

Rent: $2,200 / month

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8/12

40 E Ninth St, apt 1616


South Loop palace with a hot tub

This wonderfully enormous three-bedroom, three-bathroom South Loop apartment has a view of the iconic Chicago skyline from the comfort of a hot tub on the roof. Sleek hardwood floors run throughout the apartment's ample interior and new stainless steel appliances adorn the kitchen. It's a short jaunt to the lakefront and a painless commute downtown.

Rent: $3,000 / month

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9/12

40 E Ninth St, apt 1616


South Loop palace with a hot tub

This wonderfully enormous three-bedroom, three-bathroom South Loop apartment has a view of the iconic Chicago skyline from the comfort of a hot tub on the roof. Sleek hardwood floors run throughout the apartment's ample interior and new stainless steel appliances adorn the kitchen. It's a short jaunt to the lakefront and a painless commute downtown.

Rent: $3,000 / month

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10/12

40 E Ninth St., Apt. #1616


South Loop palace with a hot tub

This wonderfully enormous South Loop apartment has a view of the iconic Chicago skyline from the comfort of a hot tub on the roof. Sleek hardwood floors run throughout the apartment's ample interior and new stainless steel appliances adorn the kitchen. There is also a washer and dryer in the three-bed, three-bath unit, making laundry hassle-free. Expect a short jaunt to the lakefront and a painless commute downtown.

Rent: $3,000 / month

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11/12

3020 N Sheridan Rd, apt 4S


Lakeview summer lounge

With plenty of porch space (and a massive 2,500 square feet in general), this unique three-bedroom condo in Lakeview has a lot going for it. And if the square footage isn't enough, it also has a spiral staircase, a fireplace, a bathroom for each of the house's rooms and on-site laundry. The view from the windows isn't half bad either.

Rent: $4,500 / month

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12/12

3020 N Sheridan Rd, apt 4S


Lakeview summer lounge

With plenty of porch space (and a massive 2,500 square feet in general), this unique three-bedroom condo in Lakeview has a lot going for it. And if the square footage isn't enough, it also has a spiral staircase, a fireplace, a bathroom for each of the house's rooms and on-site laundry. The view from the windows isn't half bad either.

Rent: $4,500 / month

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