Great South Loop apartments close to the Green Line

The futuristic new Green Line station at Cermak provides quick access to the Loop, the West Loop, the IIT campus and the University of Chicago hospitals.

The Cermak station is just over a block from The LEX, a newer luxury apartment community that was built as a condo.

The LEX is a full-amenity, pet-friendly, high-service community with on-site parking and a range of 1- and 2- bedroom tower and loft-style apartments.

Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info can be accessed online.

The Lex currently has a selection of 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available. One-bedrooms start at $1,620 a month. Two-bedrooms with one bath start at $2,167 and at $2,353 a month with two baths.

The LEX’s location is near a growing restaurant, bar and nightlife scene, and has convenient access to McCormick Place, the new sports arena that’s under construction, Mercy Hospital, the lakefront and the city’s expressway grid.