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The foyer. Antique rugs and arresting art greets all my guests. This Airbnb listing has been featured in local and national spotlights.I am honored to be  Airbnb Chicago's recipient of the "Above & Beyond" Award.  I truly enjoy hosting guests from all corners of the globe.
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Classic Chicago Greystone Apt. ( Support a Cause)

Classic Chicago Greystone Apt. ( Support a Cause)

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath

First floor artist's apartment in a century old Chicago greystone in Uptown Square, a national Historic District. Close to the 24/7 Red Line direct to downtown and is at the center of the Uptown Entertainment District filled with live music venues, wonderful architecture & awesome restaurants. Experience an Airbnb stay that is truly unique as it was named as 1 of the 10 Unbelievable Airbnbs in the city. *Your proceeds will benefit local artists and people in need including homeless youths.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox

83 Reviews

Lorrie User Profile
April 2018
<3 to your work with art in service of homeless youth. Everything about your home and yourself was great!
Oliver User Profile
Response from Oliver:
Thanks Lorrie for the warm comments. I'm glad you had a wonderful stay. Your stay helped rent out a van to move donated artwork for a show to showcase local artists that may not get the opportunity to exhibit in traditional galleries.
April 2018
Alejandra User Profile
April 2018
Very cozy and such a great host!
Caleb User Profile
April 2018
The apartment is pretty cool. Loved the towels. Oliver is very welcoming and more than willing to explain the art and furniture throughout the apartment. A classic AirBNB experience!
Jay User Profile
January 2018
Great and artsy environment - We loved how close it was to all of the music venues. Oliver was quick to reply and an all around great host.
Akosua User Profile
January 2018
The apartment is lovely, comfortable, and light, and Oliver is the consummate host, offering us tea/coffee and sharing any info we might want on the local scene. Great Uptown location, waking distance to good restaurants and shops, and easy access to public transport.
Sam User Profile
November 2017
My wife and I went to Chicago to spend the weekend celebrating her birthday. We had a concert we wanted to go to, but other than that no specific plans. Oliver provided countless tips on cool restaurants and fun places to hang out. His place was very conveniently located with lot…
Kelly User Profile
October 2017
We loved our stay at Oliver's place. Walkable to restaurants, nightlife, the lake, and the Red Line. Oliver is an absolutely amazing host. Just take all of his suggestions and you'll have a great time in Chicago!

Hosted by Oliver

Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in June 2015
Oliver User Profile
138 Reviews
Airbnb Chicago 'Above & Beyond' Award Recipient. Airbnb Community Leader Host. Art For Life Chicago, a non-profit organization. Founder and Philanthropist. Proceeds to your stay will supports local artists and support my non-profit organization that help people in need inc…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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About the home
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Justin & Derek helps host.
Justin & Derek


Chicago, IL, United States

My apartment is located in Uptown Square, at the center of the Uptown Entertainment District and is designated as a National Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. Cool places…

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CTA Red Line, Divvy bike rentals, Car Share program are all within walking distance.

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