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Smartbox Portable Storage and Moving of Chicago

Chicago is a large and thriving metropolitan city in the state of Illinois. More than 2.7 million residents call the city home, while nearly 10 million people reside within the Chicago metropolitan area. If you're planning to join the community and move to the city, rely on SMARTBOX to simplify the process. We offer convenient and budget-friendly moving and storage options that are flexible and customizable to your needs.

Welcome to Chicago

The city of Chicago sits on the shores of Lake Michigan and serves as a global hub for multiple businesses, including transportation, finance, telecommunications, commerce, technology, and industry. Chicago has several major sections, including The Loop, which is the central business district, and the West, South, and North Sides. The North Side has the highest population density of the three areas, while the South side makes up about 60 percent of the total land area. These areas are further split into communities and more than 200 different neighborhoods.

Chicago also has unique architecture. Famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright once lived in the Oak Park neighborhood, and his designs can be seen all over the city. You'll also find a variety of brick bungalows that were popular in the area beginning in the early 20th century. In downtown Chicago, high-rise apartment buildings and condominiums are prevalent, while the suburbs feature more single-family homes and townhomes. Whatever atmosphere you're looking for, you can certainly find it somewhere in the expanse of Chicago.

Special Points of Interest

Chicago is one of the most walkable large cities in the United States. One of the most well-known attractions is Millennium Park, a public park in The Loop that houses an ice-skating rink, venues for live music and entertainment, and the world-famous bean sculpture. Popular museums include the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the Field Museum. The city's culture also includes venues to experience literature, comedy, visual arts, film, and theater, while its food and drink scene is world-renowned as well.

Family-friendly attractions include the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Chicago Children's Museum, and the Adler Planetarium. Sports fans can root for teams across all major league sports, including the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, WNBA, and two teams in the MLB. The Chicago Park District includes more than 8,000 acres of green space spread out over 570 parks, including 31 beaches and 50 nature areas.

Moving to Chicago

When you're preparing to move to Chicago, you'll have plenty on your to-do list, so turn over some of the moving-related tasks to the team at SMARTBOX. You can focus on your home search while our moving experts provide you with the moving solutions you need for a seamless experience. One of our most popular options is a portable storage unit, which we can deliver to your home so you can pack at your own pace. Place items out of the way in the portable unit and allow us to transport it when you're ready to head to your new home.

We can also keep your storage container in one of our secure storage facilities if you're not quite ready to unpack. Our versatile solutions allow for a smooth transition, whether you're moving from the other side of the country or across state lines to Chicago.

Moving Locally in Chicago

Even a local move within the Chicago city limits can put a lot of stress on you. With SMARTBOX, you don't have to worry about the details of getting your possessions from one home to the next. From the moment you contact one of our moving specialists, we'll work with you to determine which of our solutions will be the best fit for you. We can arrange for transportation, provide you with a portable storage container, or even get you a storage unit in a secure facility to store your items on a long-term or short-term basis.

Storage Options

Unlike other moving and storage companies, our motto at SMARTBOX is providing a flexible, customizable moving experience. You have your own unique needs and expectations, whether you're moving across the country or from Oak Park to the West Side of Chicago. We'll work closely with you from start to finish, making sure you have access to the options you need for a move that doesn't put a lot of extra stress on you and your family.

Our portable storage containers help you pack up your possessions without having to move them twice, while our secure and climate-controlled storage facilities offer plenty of space for anything you might want to store. We can also take care of the transportation of your items to your new home. Throughout the process, we'll provide tips and options that will make moving and storage easier. We also provide free quotes that help you decide which services will be best for you.

Moving From Chicago

In addition to helping our clients move to Chicago, SMARTBOX is also available to assist those moving away from Chicago. We're a full-service moving and storage company, offering in-state and out-of-state transportation options. If you are moving out of the state of Illinois, you can feel confident that your belongings will be protected under our in-transit insurance policy. During the process, take advantage of our portable storage containers to keep your belongings neatly organized and out of the way as you prepare to embark on your next adventure.

When we take on a move, our team members treat each customer's belongings as if they were their own. We're also proud to offer discounts to university faculty, military personnel, and college students, on top of our already competitive moving and storage rates.

If you're ready to take the next step, contact us at SMARTBOX to get a free quote for the services that will benefit you as you prepare to move to Chicago. We look forward to assisting you in the process and creating a stress-free moving experience. When it comes to moving and storage, SMARTBOX has you covered with the ideal solutions that make for a better move.


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