7 Benefits of Downtown Living

The decision to live in the city or in the suburbs can be a very tough decision for individuals, couples, and even small families. And while some may find suburban life to be more comfortable and enjoyable, we beg to differ.

So is city living the life for you? Check out our list of downtown Chicago perks and decide for yourself.

The Entertainment – Chicago is home to the #1 art museum in the world, and is known for it’s annual festivals including Lollapalooza at Millennium Park. The city’s top restaurants, shopping and entertainment are all just steps from your front door.

The Food – There’s an endless variety of food options at your fingertips to satisfy your hunger no matter what time of day. Some even say that Chicago’s food beats out rival city New York when it comes to comparing famous American dishes like pizza and hot dogs.

The History – Find yourself surrounded by beautiful buildings that all have a different story to tell. Almost everyone will agree that Chicago’s skyline is simply stunning.

The Apartments – Amenity-filled downtown apartments, like Reside Living apartments in Chicago, are perfect for city dwellers.

The People – Downtown is a perfect place to meet friends, both old and new.

The Commute – Between walking and easy access to public transportation, there’s no need to drive to work anymore.

The Exercise – Get fit without even realizing! All that walking will leave you feeling great at the end of the day. With quick access to Lakeshore Drive and athletic leagues/events provided by apartment communities (like Reside) you won’t have an excuse to bum around.

Are we missing a reason why downtown life is the best life? Let us know in the comments!

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