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Storage units near Near South Side in Chicago, IL 60616

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  • Storage units starting at $77

  • 1 left! Hurry only one 5' by 8' Climate Controlled space left!

    5' x 8' Climate Controlled

    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $86

  • 1 left! Hurry only one 10' by 10' Climate Controlled space left!

    10' x 10' Climate Controlled

    • Indoor access
    • Basement
    • Elevator access

    Per Mo. former price: $144

  • 1 left! Hurry only one 10' by 12.5' Climate Controlled space left!

    10' x 12.5' Climate Controlled

    • Indoor access
    • Ground Level

    Per Mo. former price: $186

  • 2 left! Hurry only two 10' by 15' Climate Controlled spaces left!

    10' x 15' Climate Controlled

    • Indoor access
    • Upper Level
    • Elevator access

    Per Mo. former price: $195


    Serving Chicago and Near South Side

    Our self storage facility on S. State St. is located north of the Stevenson Expy, between E 24th St and E 23rd St, near Park No. 540. Click here for directions.

    At Life Storage Facility #551, we offer great property security systems and clean, affordable storage units to rent for the residents of Near South Side, Chinatown, Douglas, and other neighborhoods in Chicago, IL. Call us with questions, reserve online, or click here to compare other storage units in Chicago.

    Office & Access Hours

    • Office Hours

      • Today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
      • Mon-Fri: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
      • Saturday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
      • Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Access Hours

      • Daily: 5:00am - 11:00pm
    • Closings

      • Thursday, 7/4: 1:00pm-6:00pm

      Features & Info

    • Storage Facility Features

      • Climate Controlled Storage Units
      • Rent our Moving Van or Truck with your Storage Rental!
      • Extended Access Hours
      • Surveillance Cameras
      • 40' Truck Access
      • Mailbox Rental
      • Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here
      • Elevator available
      • Hand carts available
      • Customer deliveries accepted
      • Month-to-month storage rental
      • 24-hour emergency service
      • Online account management
    • Rental Requirements

      • Insurance required
      • Storage insurance available (third party)
      • $25 admin fee for new rentals
      • Payments due monthly, with a minimum of one month rental
    • Payment Methods

      • Cash
      • Check
      • Visa
      • Mastercard
      • American Express
      • Discover
      • Auto-payment
      • Online payment
    • Climate Controlled Storage Units

      Climate Controlled storage spaces provide a temperature controlled environment for your belongings. These spaces keep your items cool in the summer and heated in the winter, and are ideal for protecting items such as wood, electronics, and plastic that can be damaged from temperature changes and extremes. Learn more about the benefits of climate controlled storage here.
    • Rent our Moving Van or Truck with your Storage Rental!

      When you rent storage, you can rent our moving van or truck! Rental times will vary based on time slot availability, and we allow one use per storage space rented. For further details contact your local storage manager or read our van and truck rental guide here.
    • Extended Access Hours

      Even when our office is closed, you can access your space well before and after our office hours! You enter your personal access code at a keypad to access the property. Your space is secured with a lock, and only you have the key!
    • Surveillance Cameras

      Smile, you're on camera! Surveillance cameras are positioned throughout the facility to create a safer environment by monitoring traffic in and out of the facility and deterring trespassers.
    • 40' Truck Access

      The entrance, aisles, and most drive-up accessible storage units are wide enough to accommodate large vehicles, up to and including 40' moving trucks.
    • Mailbox Rental

      Looking for a more convenient place to pick up your mail? This Life Storage offers private mailbox rental. Our rates are very competitive, and you rent month-to-month - no long-term commitment! Contact us for details.
    • Boxes & Packing Supplies Sold Here

      This Life Storage location carries a full line of moving and storage supplies such as boxes, packing tape, packing materials, and more! Our supplies help move awkward items like wardrobes and big screen TVs and keep delicate items like dishes safe during moving and storage. Stop in our office before the big move for your supplies! For helpful moving and packing tips, visit our guide here.

      Customer Reviews

    • We at Life Storage want to maintain the best storage facilities in Chicago, and in every city where we do business. That's why we routinely ask our customers about their experience with us and challenge ourselves to make it better. You can read what customers think about us here on our website - over the past four years, we've had over 100,000 customers respond to our surveys and tell us what they think. We publish their reviews here, and we're proud of the result!

      Write a Review
      • Overall Rating for Life Storage in Chicago (#551)
      4.77 out of 5 based on 14 of our most recent Reviews
      • Stephanie from Frankfort, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "Service agent and the front door was incredibly helpful and kind. I wish I remembered her name but she works at your S State Street Chicago location. The facility was clean and tidy."

      January 18, 2019
      • Ramona from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "Jena and the staff were amazing and incredibly helpful. I really appreciate their assistance and work everyday."

      April 03, 2018
      • Henry from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "I was very impressed of the premises. A very secure location. I can't think of anything else to add."

      January 26, 2018
      • Renee from Chicago, IL
      4.9 out of 5

      "I was with lifestorage before and that's what made me return. Jessica is truly awesome at all that she does there all by herself. I've also recommended lifestorage to friends and family . Thank you"

      December 28, 2017
      • Tara from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "This was my first storage experience, and I was very impressed. Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming and made the process very easy. Facilities were neat, and felt very secure. Thanks!"

      December 23, 2017
      • Delphine from Virginia Beach, VA
      4.9 out of 5

      "Extremely pleased with how the storage facility is being managed. "

      November 26, 2017
      • Bertrand from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "We had a excellent experience. Facility was clean and staff professional. A+++ rting"

      August 23, 2017
      • Tarsha from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "The representatives were very attentive and helped me a lot "

      June 28, 2017
      • Anya from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "The two ladies that work at the facility I use on South State street are incredible. They went above and beyond for me and I really can not say enough kind things about them. I was going through an extremely stressful time and they made everything calm, easy and painless. They really made, what is normally overwhelming, easy peasy."

      May 23, 2017
      • Valerie from Chicago, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "I have been here for 3 years and your company was fantastic keeping my items safe and secure. I had no issues and I have been very happy with your service. I wish I could use you in Florida where I am moving too. Thank you"

      May 20, 2017
      • Latasha from Chicago, IL
      4.0 out of 5

      "I got what i wanted but not that im happy with the rate of space i can move to another company for equal rate more space closer to my home."

      May 17, 2017
      • Lori from Chicago, IL
      3.6 out of 5

      "We rarely go into the office during a visit but staff is helpful when we do if present. Carts are not kept in well functioning order and could use some smaller carts."

      March 29, 2017
      • Adrienne from Chicago, IL
      4.4 out of 5

      "I wish I knew more about online requests, payment or change of address information."

      March 28, 2017
      • Marjorie from Dolton, IL
      5.0 out of 5

      "Everyone have been helpful in all situations. Thank you. "

      October 21, 2016
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