Downtown Champaign Apartments

downtown Champaign apartments

Downtown Champaign Apartments For Rent

Whether you're a looking for affordable student apartments or a downtown apartment close to your workplace, Green St Realty is happy to help.


With over 30,000 students attending the University of Illinois, the state's flagship college, in addition to over 200,000 residents, the city is a popular place for downtown apartments.



On-Campus Apartments In Champaign IL | Off-Campus Apartments in Champaign IL


Should I live in Champaign, IL? | Living in Downtown Champaign

Yes! Champaign is filled with many restaurants, entertainment venues and family friendly activities. Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works, Nando Milano, Orpheum Children's Science Museum and Virginia Theatre are just a few of the amazing places to visit in Downtown Champaign. Whether you are moving to downtown Champaign or just need a new place to live, there are many apartment options available.


With a population of 81,000 residents, a large student population from the University of Illinois and major companies such as Abbott, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Caterpillar and Deere & Company, there are always apartment options available near Downtown. When you live downtown, there is always something to do! Check out this map resource ( for more information on downtown living!

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Is Downtown Champaign near U of I’s Campus?

Downtown Champaign is about a 10-minute car ride from the University of Illinois campus. Though it is not directly on campus, there are plenty of public transportation options available to use to get to where you want to go.


Bus stops, taxis and third party services such as Uber and Lyft are readily available to go from your apartment in downtown Champaign to Midtown, Campus Town or the Quad. Living in Downtown Champaign gives you the benefit of living quietly off campus while also being close by if you ever meet up with some friends near campus.


Affordable Apartments for rent in Downtown Champaign

Don’t worry! You won’t be spending too much money on your monthly rent. With Green Street Realty, you have the choice of choosing one of our many affordable apartments in order to ensure that you can afford the monthly rent costs.


Though there are many apartment options, you can trust that Green Street Realty will provide you with comfortable living for a low price. We have apartments of all sizes to accommodate families, couples and even students and they are all within walking distance of downtown Champaign. We have properties on West Church Street, West University Street, West Springfield Street and more!


Quality Apartment Rentals in Downtown Champaign, IL

We understand that you need an apartment that will be move in ready from the first day. That is why we have an experienced maintenance staff that are trained in quickly fixing any issues that may arise. We pride ourselves in having well-built apartments for rent in Champaign, IL. Whether you have a family, have roommates or live by yourself, you can trust out experienced staff to help you along your way.


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Beautiful Apartments Downtown Champaign

Due to our wide selection of apartments for rent downtown, you can trust that we will have what you need. Our goal is to provide all of our residents with beautiful properties that they can be proud of. Green Street Realty specializes in managing beautiful properties that anyone can feel at home in.


Champaign does not lack the vibrant features of a big city. Locals and visitors enjoy a wide variety of familiar hotels and restaurant chains. The Hilton Garden Inn, conveniently located two blocks from The University of Illinois Memorial Stadium, is a popular hotel for parents visiting their children in college. The Country Inn, Baymont, and the Courtyard are also popular hotels in the city. Visitors will find that the hotels, restaurants and bars employ the local college students living in apartments for rent and housing in Champaign IL.


Enjoy excellent food and service different restaurants in the city, including the Jim Gould Restaurant among many others. You can also enjoy different cuisines from Asian to Mexican, Italian, and French. Seafood and steakhouses also add to the diversity of food found in the city. After dinner, head to the Cowboy Monkey Bar for a nightcap. The famous DESTIHL beer is also served in DESTIHL restaurant and brew works. The Billy Barooz is also a fun place to hold special occasions.


If you are looking for local and organic produce, Champaign IL has the Common Ground Food Co-Op, and the Strawberry Fields. Both are great sources of health supplements and organic food items. A Farmer's Market in Urbana is also a destination for shoppers wanting to find the freshest ingredients for dishes

Where to Rent Great Apartments in Downtown Champaign IL


South of Springfield Avenue and west of State Street are great apartments for rent in Champaign IL. One can also find good housing in Champaign IL west of Duncan Road. These areas offer lower middle income housing and affordable apartments, to very high value subdivisions.


There are also very beautiful apartments north of Prospect Avenue in the development zone near Interstate 74. For more expensive housing in Champaign IL, Cherry Hills and Ironwood have beautiful and quiet environments. Southwest Champaign is also considered to be a higher class area.


Shopping options that come with the housing here are abundant. Prospect Avenue, and the intersection of Mattis Avenue and Springfield Avenue are great places to shop. Neil Street near Main Street has a nice casual bar scene where most college students unwind. You may want to veer away from Campustown during the school year as traffic becomes very congested. There are also a lot of wide open spaces like parks that have big old trees.


Overall, housing and apartments for rent in Champaign IL are very affordable. Life is good here, and the city just keeps on progressing over the years. Getting an apartment or housing here would be a good choice indeed. Contact Green Street Realty for more information about apartments and housing in Champaign.

Rent Apartments In Champaign IL Close to Great Schools


Champaign IL is also served by the Champaign Unit 4 School District. The Unit 4 district includes Champaign Central High School and Champaign Centennial High School. Two private high schools are also found here. St. Thomas More High School is a Roman Catholic High School located on the northwest side of the city. The Judah Christian School, located south of I-74 on Prospect Avenue, serves around 500 students from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade students. Good preschools in the area include the Montessori School in Savoy, Montessori Habitat School, and the Child Development Laboratory at the University of Illinois.


Downtown Champaign Apartments | Green St Realty

Office: 510 S Neil St Champaign IL 61820 
Phone: (217)356-8750