Chicago – Applications to Reopen for 2022!


  • Address: 642 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60605, United States
  • Well-serviced by public transport in the Loop. City centre location
  • The bus also stops on your doorstep
  • Safe, secure & affordable
  • J1Accom representative on-call and in the building 24/7.
  • New Building for summer 2022
  • Large four person, two bedroom/two bathroom apartments with kitchen and living room


Payment plan:

  • Sign up on March 9th: €500
  • April 15th: €500
  • May 15th: €800
  • June 15th:€500/€650 depending on your departure date.
  • New Price list for Chicago in March.  All prices are perper and include a €250 deposit
  • 10 week contract minimum with the option of extending past that for as long as you like
  • Fully furnished and including all bills and charges.
  • We have two payment plans to help break up the payment into four parts.
    • €2000 for 71 nights or €2150 for 78 nights, plus a €250 deposit and €50 for bed sheets package
    • Earliest check-in date May 29th, check out August 8th or last check-out date August 15th
    • €250 security and cleaning deposit is fully refundable if the room is returned in the same condition as it was given
    • €500 payment up front to secure your place.


  • All utilities such as gas, electricity, wifi & refuse collection
  • Recreation rooms & TV lounges
  • Laundry rooms
  • 24/7 security
  • Extra-long twin sized bed

  • Pool tables

  • Extra-long twin sized bed
  • Bed linen, pillows and towels
  • Desk & chair, dresser & wardrobe
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Graffiti room


  • Move in the day you arrive and start your job the next day.
  • You don’t have to spend the first two weeks in a costly hotel or hostel.
  • Avoid getting scammed or living in an undesirable area.
  • Stay with over 150 Irish J1ers in one community

  • New building for summer 2022.
  • City Center location

New Year, New Building in Chicago!



This year we are in a new and more central building. We are located right in the heart of the city. This newly renovated building has unique features such as a sky lounge graffiti room an GYM. You will be able to either chill out after a day’s work or explore your creative side and spray paint on our graffiti floor walls. The ‘Dwight Loft’ building is located steps away from Grant Park, where the famous Lollapalooza festival is held each summer. We are also located just a 6-minute walk to the entire Loop tram system, giving you easy access anywhere within the city. 25 minutes from Navy Pier, where many Irish J1ers work. You will never be far away from the nightlife of the city and outdoor parks.

Enjoy the summer in Chicago with a building full of Irish students to share the experience with. We want you to have the best experience possible.  Join of tribe of Irish J1ers for a summer of a lifetime.




All apartments are shared between four people and come with a kitchen and large living room area. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each apartment has a large size fridge, microwave and TV with cable. Each person gets their own twin size bed, wardrobe, desk and chair. There is also tons of great amenities on site and near the building and all apartments have air conditioning and WiFi. Laundry room and GYM also on site.



Convenient access to the subway lines like LaSalle, Harrison and Harold Washington less than 6 minutes away, it makes all of Chicago funky bars, clubs and restaurants right in your door step. Be anywhere in Chicago in no time: Navy Pier in 26 minutes, Lollapalooza in 11 minutes, Airport in 40 minutes. With the Clark & Harrison bus stop right outside the door, Chicago will be at the tip of your fingers as you are located right on the Loop in the city centre.



Join our J1 family in Chicago and make the most of your J1 with 150 other Irish under one roof. The atmosphere inside our building is always buzzing and you can always find someone planning a get together of exploring with city. If you are a solo traveller then great, we can match you up with some of our other solo guests and I’m sure you will get on like a house on fire.







Please note: Actual units may vary from floor plan. All floor plans, room sizes and furniture depictions are approximate.

Each person gets their one personal space including desk and chair, dresser and wardrobe, extra-long twin mattress and bed frame. In addition, each apartment has couches and the kitchens have a cookers, microwave and refrigerator. We even supply bed sheets, duvets, linens, pillows and towels.  Fully furnished apartments so all you need is your suitcase.

Our large apartments have two bedrooms with two people per room.  We never place more than two people in a room and each apartment has two bathrooms.

With panoramic views of downtown Chicago. The J1Accom building is great for long summer nights.

Staffed 24 hours a day by community desk assistants. Students must use their student IDs to enter through the front door and pass the front desk.

Extensive audio/visual displays in the main lounges feature a 50″ HDTV plasma display, surround sound, DVD player, carousel CD player, and terrace speakers.

Internet and cable included

Temperature controls in each apartment

Laundry rooms

Our service is all inclusive meaning there’s no extra fees for taxes, bills, wifi, agency fees. Fully furnished so all you need is your suitcase and you are ready to move in the day you arrive in Chicago.


642 S Clark St
IL 60605, USA
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Applications will reopen in 2022.