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Franklin, Chicago

N Franklin St, Chicago, 60654, United States
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About the Property

Located at N Franklin St, Franklin, 60654, in Chicago, Illinois, US, provides an array of modern, comfortable living options, including Deluxe Room, Flex Plus, and Private Basic, all fully furnished to cater to the diverse preferences of students. Its prime location ensures that several prestigious institutions are within reach, such as The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Kendall College, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, making Franklin Chicago student housing a popular choice among students seeking convenience and comfort close to their educational pursuits.


Chicago isn't just a city; it's a diverse and vibrant metropolis that offers something for everyone. With a population exceeding 2.7 million, it ranks as the third-largest city in the US and the largest in the Midwest. Nestled along the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago boasts urban beaches and a skyline dotted with modern skyscrapers, a testament to its resilience and innovation following the devastating fire of 1871. Sports enthusiasts will find no shortage of excitement here, with professional baseball, basketball, football, hockey, and soccer teams calling Chicago home. Whether you're cheering on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field or catching a Cubs or White Sox game, the city's sports scene is sure to thrill. Beyond sports, Chicago is a culinary delight, offering a myriad of dining options ranging from deep-dish pizza to the iconic Chicago dog. The city also boasts world-class museums, architectural marvels, luxury shopping, and a vibrant nightlife scene filled with live music venues and comedy clubs.


Choosing Chicago Franklin means immersing oneself in the dynamic and culturally rich city of Chicago, renowned for its educational prowess and vibrant student life. With a significant student population, the city boasts a reputation for academic excellence as validated through the presence of top-tier institutions such as the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. This property places students in the heart of a city filled with history and modern attractions. From the iconic Millennium Park to the bustling Magnificent Mile, students at Franklin Chicago have the opportunity to experience the best of city living. The blend of a strong educational foundation and a wealth of cultural experiences makes Franklin, Chicago, an exceptional option for Chicago student housing.

Features

Unlock a premium student experience at Franklin Chicago, where the fusion of convenience and comfort creates the perfect environment for academic success and personal growth. Nestled in the vibrant heart of Chicago, the property offers an array of living options, including the Deluxe Room, Flex Plus, and Private Basic room types. Each space is thoughtfully designed for modern living, and students can enjoy the privilege of coming home to a fully furnished apartment that caters to their every need. The ensuites and non-ensuites come with a private room offering a cozy retreat, featuring a comfortable full bed with crisp bed linens, a study desk for focused work, and a wardrobe for storage. The shared bathroom and kitchen offer the perfect balance of privacy and community living, allowing you to socialize with roommates while still enjoying your own space. Need a break? Relax in front of the television in the common area, where you can unwind after a long day of studying. With three bedrooms and one bathroom, the accommodation provides a cozy and intimate living experience, perfect for students looking for a comfortable and affordable place to call home.


Students staying at Franklin Chicago are ensured a safe and professional environment. Embrace the ease of student life here and make the most of every opportunity in this exceptional city. Whether engaging in educational pursuits or taking time out for personal development, these accommodations are truly a place students can call their ideal home away from home.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at the heart of Chicago's dynamic urban center, Franklin Chicago student housing offers an unparalleled living experience for those seeking a blend of convenience and style. Just outside your door, the buzzing city life brims with all the essentials and extravagances a student could wish for. Food enthusiasts residing at Franklin Chicago can relish an array of cuisines at renowned eateries such as Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar, The Franklin Room, Indienne, and Avli River North. Cafes like Fairgrounds Craft Coffee and Tea and Ground Up Coffee & Bites provide the perfect backdrop for studying or catching up with friends. Grab a drink at  Original Hooters and Headquarters Beercade. For your shopping needs, you can head to Lake Park Pointe Shopping Center, Hyde Park Shopping Center, and Washington Square Park. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is nearby, making healthcare needs stress-free. Green spaces are within reach for those moments of relaxation, with scenic spots such as Millennium Park and Lincoln Park offering a haven amidst the city's bustle. Entertainment isn't far behind, with House of Blues and Chicago Theatre ensuring there's never a dull moment.


Moreover, Franklin Chicago student housing is exceptionally well-positioned for academic pursuits, located in proximity to prestigious institutes. Students can effortlessly integrate into the academic fabric of the city, having acclaimed universities such as DePaul University and the University of Illinois just a stone's throw away. Not to forget, institutions like Northwestern University and Illinois Institute of Technology also form part of the distinguished educational landscape surrounding the property. Living at Franklin Chicago gives students not just a place to stay but an experience rich with culture, learning, and entertainment. It truly stands as an ideal student accommodation in Chicago, offering a vibrant lifestyle that's hard.

Commute

Living in Franklin Chicago means enjoying unparalleled ease of commute around the vibrant city of Chicago. Students residing at Chicago Franklin can take advantage of a myriad of public transportation options conveniently accessible from their doorstep. The area boasts some of the city's most efficient transit links, including major bus stops that connect seamlessly to various parts of the city. You can take the Orleans & Erie bus stop, the Wells & Ontario bus stop, and the Orleans & Huron bus stop. The presence of subway stations, such as Jackson subway station and Monroe subway station within the vicinity, also adds to the list of transport modes, providing a fast and reliable way to navigate the city. Students accommodated at Franklin Chicago student housing will find traveling to and from essential universities like the University of Illinois Chicago and DePaul University both simple and stress-free. With such an accessible location, Franklin Chicago student housing serves as a convenient hub for students looking to balance their academic and social lives with ease.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is required for booking?

To book you will need to complete the verification process by uploading a photo ID, proof of study, proof of address, ID proof of guarantor, and then pay the deposit listed in the booking process. If you are a student, they require proof of study instead of proof of work. They also require everyone to fill out and return a Covid-19 Questionnaire. This full process can be completed online.

What is proof of guarantor?

It is proof that you have a guarantor agreeing to secure or 'guarantee' tenancy agreement/contract.  A guarantor can be an individual (parent, spouse, relative, etc.) who promises to pay a tenant’s debt in the case the payment has not been transferred for a reason.

Why can’t I select the dates I want?

You can only select the beginning of the end of the month as a move-in date. If you have a specific move-in date in mind, you may contact in case they can accommodate your inquiry.

How do my friend and I rent an apartment together?

Bookings are done individually, but you may request to live in the same apartment with your friend. They do their best to make this happen but it is based on availability. 

Can I meet my roommates before moving in?

In most circumstances, your exact room is assigned the day you move in. There housing coordinators will introduce you to your roommates when you move in.

Are Management premises Co-ed?

They have all-female, all-male, and mixed apartments, based on availability at the time of booking. During the booking process kindly let them know your preference and they will do their best to accommodate it.

How can I book a room?

Select your location > Pick the room type you like > Select the dates. Afterward, you will be prompted to the check-out page. Complete your information, and submit your payment. You are all set!

How does the rent payment work?

At the time of check-out, you are only required to make your deposit payment. Paying a deposit will secure your room. Your first rent payment is due upon your move-in. Let's say today is January 15 and you would like to book a room from March 1 to September 31. Today, you will need to pay the deposit amount to hold your room. The first rent payment is due any time until March 1. You will need to pay your first rent to receive your apartment keys. In other words, the deposit secures your room, and the first rent brings you the keys.

What is the verification process?

After the booking submission, you will be asked to follow the instructions to verify your identity and proof of study/work. They want to make sure they only accept people who are verified to be a good fit for their co-living community.

What does the rent include?

The rent includes all utilities, internet, as well as living in a fully furnished apartment. It also includes the use of the building amenities, such as a gym, swimming pool, rooftop, and so on (if applicable).

Do I pay my rent month to month, or weekly?

They allow flexible lease terms, and rent payment is due every 4-week. A payment plan will be generated and added to the end of your housing agreement for your reference. Let's say you rented a room at a rate of $275/week, and your total duration of stay is 12-week. You will need to make payments in 3 installments of $1100/each.

What if I want to change my room type?

Room type changes are subject to availability and will involve an extra cleaning fee pending approval.

How can I extend my stay?

You need to provide a written request to extend your stay, preferably with a 30-day notice. Extensions are based on availability and they do their best to accommodate them.

How many people will I be living with?

You will live in a co-living space with other roomates. 95% of  premises accommodate three (3)  roommates in total. An exact number of roommates depends on the apartment layout and location.

Do I get my own bathroom?

Unless specified otherwise, all rooms have shared bathrooms. If you are looking for ultimate privacy, they do have a master room with a private bathroom and entire apartment options in certain locations.

How many people share the same bathroom?

Generally, you will be sharing the bathroom with 2 other roommates depending on the apartment layout. They have some apartments with a master room with a private bathroom, based on availability.

Does the apartment have a common living room?

There is a small dining area near the kitchen area. Particularly with the Covid-19 precautions, they discourage their residents to gather in common areas unless necessary.

Is a kitchen included?

Yes, all of there apartments come with a fully furnished, shared kitchen. This includes a small dining area, pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and appliances.

Is the internet included?

They are happy to provide each resident with an unlimited Wi-Fi internet connection. This is included in the rental price. Also, Pmg prepares the rooms with fresh bed linens and deep cleaning before the move-in. Residents need to leave the room in the same condition as it is found, including the replacement of fresh bed linens and completion of deep move-out cleaning.

Is there a laundry?

Yes, all there premises have either in-unit or on-site laundry.

Is parking included?

Parking may be provided for an additional fee, provided that the duration of the stay is a minimum of one year. 

Are there locks on doors?

Unfortunately, they do not place locks on doors. Due to existing fire code requirements, they attach importance to the security of the co-living units, and individual locks create a less preferable environment in terms of the security of their tenants.

What is flex space?

Flex space is one of the budget-friendly options they offer. It’s ideal for students looking for luxury living with basic privacy. The space is an alternative to a shared room and is created with a temporary bookcase partition. 

Do you have a cleaning service?

Prior to moving in, your room is cleaned and you are provided with fresh linens. It is up to all roommates to keep their rooms and common areas clean.

Do you accept pets?

Even though they love pets, a co-living environment does not allow them to be pet friendly. Their current or future guests might be allergic to pets.

What is your guest policy?

Due to the unqiue living environemnt at Harrington premises, constant overnight guests are not allowed. You are able to have friends and family visit you. However overnight guests overpopulate the apartment and are not permitted.

Do you provide a meal plan?

Meal plans are not provided. Their apartments have fully furnished kitchens with standard appliances including pots, pans, dishes, and cutlery. There are grocery stores nearby.

Can I bring my own sheets and furniture?

They provide fresh bed linens prior to moving in. Rooms are fully furnished with a bed, study desk, side table, lighting, and smart TV. As long as the room is left in the same condition after your stay, you may replace your own linens and small furniture.

Can I rent an apartment to myself?

Yes, you can rent an entire studio or one-bedroom apartment. 

What if I have a roommate issue?

Their residence is a co-living shared space and they encourage open communication to try and resolve any household issues. Please contact your housing coordinator, for some further assistance.

Is there 24/7 security on the premises?

Most of there locations have a concierge security desk. Additionally, a key fob is needed, to enter the building.

What is the check-in process?

Check-in generally begins after 4:00 pm on your planned move-in date. You will receive move-in instructions by email, which will include the housing coordinator’s contact information. You can inform them when you’re on the way, or a time you plan to be at the residence and they will meet you. You will have a short orientation when you arrive and will receive your keys if your first rent payment was made.

What to do for Earlier Check-ins (early arriving flights)?

You can call / message the coordinator via WhatsApp and let them know your arrival time. You will be able to leave your luggage in the common area of the apartment and return later once your room is ready.

Is the furniture deposit returned?

The deposit will be returned within 21 business days after the rooming agreement term stays, provided that the contractual obligations have been met and mandatory fees have been deducted.

Why am I paying a furniture deposit?

The furniture deposit is to secure the room and cover any potential damage to furniture, other loss, or default in rent payment.

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With a vibrant student community flocking to Chicago as their preferred study destination, finding Chicago student housing is a breeze. Known for its delicious pizzas, the city is also renowned for hosting several prestigious universities, including Rush University, DePaul University, and the University of Chicago. These esteemed institutions attract a significant influx of international students, contributing to a thriving student population. However, during peak periods of high demand, securing suitable Chicago student housing can pose a considerable challenge.

You'll discover a wide range of student apartments in Chicago catering to various preferences and budgets, all conveniently located in the heart of the city and in close proximity to the aforementioned universities. These Chicago student accommodations range from luxurious to affordable and budget-friendly. Whether you seek ensuites, non-ensuites, studio apartments, private rooms, or shared rooms, ample choices are available.

Amber assists in simplifying the process for you by helping you get the best student apartments in Chicago, which is also well-suited to your budget requirements. Some of the most popular Chicago student housing include Harrington Housing River North, Scio At The Medical District, The Letterman, The Flats East West, and many more!

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With a vibrant student community flocking to Chicago as their preferred study destination, finding Chicago student housing is a breeze. Known for its delicious pizzas, the city is also renowned for hosting several prestigious universities, including Rush University, DePaul University, and the University of Chicago. These esteemed institutions attract a significant influx of international students, contributing to a thriving student population. However, during peak periods of high demand, securing suitable Chicago student housing can pose a considerable challenge.

You'll discover a wide range of student apartments in Chicago catering to various preferences and budgets, all conveniently located in the heart of the city and in close proximity to the aforementioned universities. These Chicago student accommodations range from luxurious to affordable and budget-friendly. Whether you seek ensuites, non-ensuites, studio apartments, private rooms, or shared rooms, ample choices are available.

Amber assists in simplifying the process for you by helping you get the best student apartments in Chicago, which is also well-suited to your budget requirements. Some of the most popular Chicago student housing include Harrington Housing River North, Scio At The Medical District, The Letterman, The Flats East West, and many more!

Best Student Housing in Chicago

Choosing off campusChicago student housing is a crucial decision for those studying abroad, and the city attracts thousands of students worldwide who seek top-notch education at its prestigious universities. As a result, Chicago student housing plays a significant role in the student journey. Before choosing Chicago student accommodation, students need to be sure of certain important elements, such as the rent, amenities and bills included, the property’s proximity to various universities and institutions, and how close the student apartments in Chicago are situated in the city for the students to have fun and unwind over the weekend.

Amber offers a smooth booking process through its website by making the Chicago student accommodation hunt with finding you the best student accommodation near the university of your choice.

1. Lake Meadows Apartments, Chicago

2. Prairie Shores, Chicago

3. The Letterman, Chicago

4. The Buckingham, Chicago

5. Tailor Lofts, Chicago

6. Harrington Housing River North, Chicago

7. McCormick, Chicago

8. Sable, Chicago

9. The 808 Cleveland, Chicago

10. Harrington Housing Franklin, Chicago

Cost of Living in Chicago

Chicago is very well known to be one of the most affordable cities in the US, especially for students. The average cost of living for an international student in Chicago depends on various factors such as food, transport, and rent. Here is a list of all the factors that will help you understand the cost of living-

1. Food & Beverages: $90-$160/ per week

2. Entertainment & Leisure: $45-$130/per week

3. Transportation Charges: $80-$100/ per week

4. Stationery & Course Books: $15-$30/ per week

5. Gas & Electricity: $55-$75/ per week

6. Mobile Recharge Bills: $35-$45/ per week

7. Miscellaneous: $45-$60/per week

Student Travel Chicago

Finding Chicago student accommodation that is closer to the university becomes a bit difficult given the population of students and the student housing in demand. Although, the city has a systematically laid out transit structure to make the connectivity throughout the city more seamless, especially for students. The CTA, or Chicago Transit Authority, helps in running this complex network of public transportation within the city.

1. Bus: Pace is one of the most prominent bus service providers in Chicago, covering 284 municipalities city-wide. It runs through various routes, especially among universities, to airports and other tourist destinations. The average fare of the bus in Chicago (one-way) is  $2.25. To pay for buses in Chicago, students can avail of discounts and use the Ventra Card.

2. Metra Rail: Another efficient way to travel across Chicago is the Metra Rail, which can take you across the multiple suburbs in the city. It has around 11 lines and connects 240 stations laid across the city. The fare depends on the distance you travel, the maximum being $ 9.50 to travel from Zone A to Zone J.

3. Taxis & Cabs: Taxis and cabs are a great alternative if you wish to reach somewhere point to point. Cabs can help you get to your desired exact location without much hassle. The fare for taxis and cabs in Chicago starts from $3.50 and keeps adding on for every extra mile you travel.

4. Water Taxis: Being one of the most unconventional options to travel across, it is still one of the many experiences that you might not be able to grab everywhere. It is for sure one of the most unconventional and unique ways to get around Chicago. The fare ranges from $6-$7 for a one-way ride.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Chicago

Chicago is a lively city with various attractions for ex-pats. There are various Chicago student accommodations for the students to explore. Chicago is well-known for its haute couture, and Oak Street is the main attraction for fashion stores. The city has sandy beaches along with Lake Michigan. The most preferred Beaches are Ohio Street Beach and 63rd Street Beach. Talking about fast food, hot dogs and pizzas are the most famous, along with other exotic delicacies. The city comes with numerous dining options suitable for every taste bud. Some of the must-visit restaurants for students in Chicago are Lou Mitchell’s, Wildberry Pancakes & Cake, Portillo’s, Sweetgreen, 5411 Empanadas, and many more!

The days are pleasant, but as the nights draw in, students must experience the city's nightlife. The famed nightclubs, bars, and public attractions in Chicago provide a safe evening for you to enjoy. Some of the top pubs for soft drinks, margaritas, and mocktails are The Underground, Berlin, Five Iron Gulf, and Kirkwood. There are a number of museums and galleries to visit, like the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. The theatre scene is vibrant and buzzing, and it includes places like the Goodman Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where students can enjoy performances. There are no fewer party spots to enjoy on weekends and burst out all the stress.

Chicago Tourist Attractions

With a beautiful view of skyscrapers, the city also comprises museums and multiple tourist dining options. Chicago student accommodation provides freedom to students and allows them to enjoy the nightlife and various other attractions in Chicago. Following are some fascinating tourist attractions of Chicago.

1. Millennium Park

2. Art Institute of Chicago

3. Riverwalk

4. The Magnificent Mile

5. Navy Pier

6. Field Museum

7. Shedd Aquarium

8. Cloud Gate

Top Universities in Chicago

There are a number of esteemed universities in Chicago that attract students from all over. With amazing faculty and top-notch education, here are some of the best universities in Chicago:

1. University of Chicago

2. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

3. University of Illinois (UIC)

4. Illinois Institute of Technology

5. Loyola University

6. Rush University

7. DePaul University

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