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5′ x 5′ Small
  • 1st Floor Access
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$45.00
$11.25
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5′ x 5′ Small
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$49.00
$12.25
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5′ x 5′ Small
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$55.00
$13.75
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5′ x 10′ Small
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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$119.00
$29.75
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5′ x 10′ Small
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$165.00
$41.25
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8′ x 10′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$155.00
$38.75
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10′ x 10′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$189.00
$47.25
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10′ x 10′ Medium
  • Drive Up Access
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$199.00
$49.75
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10′ x 15′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$219.00
$54.75
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10′ x 15′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
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$279.00
$69.75
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10′ x 20′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$325.00
$81.25
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10′ x 20′ Large
  • Drive Up Access
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$339.00
$84.75
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12′ x 17′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$335.00
$83.75
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10′ x 25′ Large
  • Drive Up Access
First Two Months Rent 75% Off *
$369.00
$92.25
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5′ x 10′ Small
  • Drive Up Access
5′ x 15′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
8′ x 10′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
10′ x 10′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
10′ x 12′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
10′ x 13′ Medium
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
10′ x 15′ Medium
  • Drive Up Access
12′ x 13′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
12′ x 15′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
10′ x 20′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
10′ x 22′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
10′ x 22′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Climate Controlled
10′ x 25′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
10′ x 30′ Large
  • Drive Up Access
17′ x 18′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
13′ x 25′ Large
  • 1st Floor Access
  • Heated
  • Mon 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tue 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sat 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Sun 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Mon 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sun 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Mon 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Sun 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Features & Amenities

Every storage feature is designed from scratch against standards forged from years of experience in the self storage industry. The result is a high quality consistent customer experience you can count on.

Boxes and Moving Supplies Available
Car Storage
Climate Controlled Units
Covered Loading Bays
Deliveries Accepted
Drive-Up Access
Electronic Gate Access
Friendly & Professional Staff
Fully Fenced Facility
Ground Level Units
Major Credit Cards Accepted
Month-to-Month Leasing
Property Manager
Security Monitoring
Tenant Insurance Available

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Kathy was really sweet and helped us out with everything we needed . thank u

The0nlyLala Jun 11, 2024

This is an awesome service. Great rates. Very accessible. And the customer service is excellent. Highly recommend.

Jioha Amatokwu Jun 06, 2024

Kathy Did A Awesome Job Helping Me Today Love Her Service !

Marquise Gonnigan Jun 02, 2024

Big shout out to Kathy from metro self storage!! Was exceptionally helpful and courteous. Great customer service! I highly recommend.

Monroe Akins May 22, 2024

Kathy was a wonderful person. She helped me get a unit. Best price best price best location. Thank you

Joseph Lewis May 20, 2024

The representative provided excellent customer service. We intended on going to u haul, but the service there was horrible. The representative at Metro felt lik… Read More

The representative provided excellent customer service. We intended on going to u haul, but the service there was horrible. The representative at Metro felt like family.

Cledis Vaughn Apr 23, 2024

Kathy is very helpful and informative, she always has great customer service and provides a delightful experience

Mark Robinson Apr 03, 2024

They were quick, easy, and straight to the point with good deals!

Sye K Mar 30, 2024

Kathy is excellent at her job and made me fell welcome I will definitely tell a friend about this place if they need storage

Delilah Robinson Feb 11, 2024

Kathy & JJ have always treated me well regardless of how late my behind is on rent lol but they’re amazing and always pleasant.

Serine Jones Jan 18, 2024

Kathy is wonderful and super helpful. Always has a smile and a fix for you

Katie Booher Jan 03, 2024

Ms. Kathy is excellent! She is very professional and polite. Thanks Ms. Kathy!

Marcus Avidius Dec 18, 2023

Thank you to JJ for the great customer service and care! He was very patient, professional and friendly!

Brittany Holmes Dec 10, 2023

Kathy and JJ were very kind and courteous. Kathy did and excellent job of taking care and explaining the prices and storage sizes.

Wendy Mccall Dec 06, 2023

Kathy and JJ were very friendly professional and helpful with my rental needs

Charles Heard Dec 06, 2023

Kathy is excellent! Professional,accommodating, knowledgeable. I highly recommend.

Janise Alston Nov 22, 2023

Kathy No, kathy’s customer service is through the roof there’s never been a long way I did not feel like I was being helped places always clean and the surface … Read More

Kathy No, kathy’s customer service is through the roof there’s never been a long way I did not feel like I was being helped places always clean and the surface always helpful when you coming to make sure you ask for Kathy

D.C Hardge Nov 21, 2023

Kathy has given me great customer service, while being very punctual, and I appreciate her professionalism.

Malik Dunn Oct 22, 2023

Wonderful experience with Kathy and JJ today! They were very helpful and nice!

Bianca Bohanan Sep 12, 2023

Kathy and JJ made the move in process so easy and effortless, if you need a place for your belongs store here.

Chelsea Brown Sep 06, 2023

The service was above and beyond what I was expecting thanks to J.J. and Kathy. Their help was much appreciated. ?

Luther Haynes Aug 16, 2023

I had a great experience at Metro self storage the staff is very friendly and helpful.also informative.they have a very clean property thur out. Rate are great … Read More

I had a great experience at Metro self storage the staff is very friendly and helpful.also informative.they have a very clean property thur out. Rate are great I got half off the first two months that was a great factor in making me choose them .Great people to do business with.?????

Curtis Carson Aug 10, 2023

I took my mom to this storage and when I tell u Kawana took care of her & was so efficient in explaining what she may need I already have a unit with them and d… Read More

I took my mom to this storage and when I tell u Kawana took care of her & was so efficient in explaining what she may need I already have a unit with them and definitely wouldn’t go to any other storage Shout out 87th & Kawana

Tryce Arnold Jun 29, 2023

Kathy’s and Jj’s customers service is top tier kind understanding very informative with prices and how everything operates at Metro Self Storage if your looking… Read More

Kathy’s and Jj’s customers service is top tier kind understanding very informative with prices and how everything operates at Metro Self Storage if your looking for a place to store your things this is the place for you. Thanks Kathy and Jj Again?

keepit simple Jun 07, 2023

I came back because so love it here! JJ is awesome! It was good that he remembered me after all this time. Definitely my place to store my items!

Jorita Smith May 26, 2023

Kathy and JJ were so polite and respectful during my time of getting my services with them. Come check them out! They will make sure you fully understand what y… Read More

Kathy and JJ were so polite and respectful during my time of getting my services with them. Come check them out! They will make sure you fully understand what you are getting.

bryjane blackman May 11, 2023

The service I received from your employee pleasant professional ? ? she was great I believe I will enjoy my stay ,ps when I was looking for a cart I seen water … Read More

The service I received from your employee pleasant professional ? ? she was great I believe I will enjoy my stay ,ps when I was looking for a cart I seen water coming from under a unit around the corner but so far exhilarating

Dollie Mainor May 01, 2023

I came in at about 8:30 am ms Kathy greeted my with a smile upon arrival and got strait to the point. She matched me with a unit that suited my needs and she wa… Read More

I came in at about 8:30 am ms Kathy greeted my with a smile upon arrival and got strait to the point. She matched me with a unit that suited my needs and she was extremely nice. I would recommend coming here! Thank you ms Kathy

Shalon Hammons Apr 15, 2023

I’ve been a customer for years. Fantastic customer service and staff.

Eugene Mandeville Apr 08, 2023

Kathy was great and very helpful. I would recommend.

E J Apr 05, 2023

Just want to thank Kathy on her great customer service! Very informative about the storage here at Metro. Didn’t mind showing me see the size of units before … Read More

Just want to thank Kathy on her great customer service! Very informative about the storage here at Metro. Didn’t mind showing me see the size of units before actually paying (love that!) and it was close to closing hours and she stayed for me, I thank her for that! Thanks Metro!!!

Alexis Andrews Mar 19, 2023

I’ve been using my unit for a few years and have always had positive experiences with staff, always helpful, professional and friendly. I highly recommend comin… Read More

I’ve been using my unit for a few years and have always had positive experiences with staff, always helpful, professional and friendly. I highly recommend coming here if you are looking for a storage unit.

Keyana Jones Mar 11, 2023

I had a very good experience with Metro story I love it will tell a friend about it very good customer service

Joann Douglas Feb 27, 2023

Mrs Kathy was great everytime I come in there she treat me with great customer service I really enjoy her!

Tramaine King Jan 19, 2023

The service was great I felt welcome and my items will be safe.

victoria thomas Dec 01, 2022

I absolutely thank and appreciate Kathy for being helpful. I was able to get what I needed quickly and all of my questions were answered!

Keesiya Robertson Nov 22, 2022

I went to metro self storage and the lady kathy was so nice she explained everything to me so well…… We need more people like her that really care about cus… Read More

I went to metro self storage and the lady kathy was so nice she explained everything to me so well…… We need more people like her that really care about customers.

The Marshall’s Oct 05, 2022

This place is always clean and the people are nice I believe her name is kawanda she is new she has a sense of humor and still learning thank you for all your h… Read More

This place is always clean and the people are nice I believe her name is kawanda she is new she has a sense of humor and still learning thank you for all your help .

Pretty. Niyaah Sep 03, 2022

Kathy is very good with customer service it made me happy to see such a good and professional person

Adebayo Adeniran Aug 18, 2022

Ms Kathy is the best salesperson. She definitely made it so easy to get a unit.

Pearl Smith Aug 04, 2022

Very helpful! I wasn’t having a very bad day and down on my luck when she did me a BIG favor.

Tamaria Range Aug 04, 2022

Ms. Kathy did a great job getting my storage together in a timely manner. Will do service again.

pearl jam Aug 01, 2022

The agent or desk clerk working there if I’m saying the correct title was named Kathy. She explained everything thoroughly and took her time doing so. It help… Read More

The agent or desk clerk working there if I’m saying the correct title was named Kathy. She explained everything thoroughly and took her time doing so. It helped me understand everything and how things are supposed to go. So I really do appreciate her

Malique Keene Jul 22, 2022

Kathy Was Very Friendly & Helpful. Did A Great Job Explaining Everything & Made My First Time Renting Very Easy & Pleasant.

Mishaa Milian Jul 06, 2022

The service and accommodation for my needs was excellent. JJ the mgr made my transfer to a larger space seamless. My only complaint is no climate control. Hope … Read More

The service and accommodation for my needs was excellent. JJ the mgr made my transfer to a larger space seamless. My only complaint is no climate control. Hope the winter isn’t too cold to go inside.

Bernadine Rideau Jul 02, 2022

Kathy is amazing and made this a delightful experience. Took away all the stress!! Definitely recommend this location.

D M May 08, 2022

Excellent customer service from Kathy at the 87th street location. Smooth rental process and great prices. Win/win.

Natosha Johnson May 03, 2022

JJ is the best at customer service. The place is always clean & he’s very professional

Elmer C. Mccullough Apr 29, 2022

Kathy Was very polite and informative .I highly recommend this storage place

Michelle Rounds Apr 10, 2022

JJ and Cathy are the best. Metro Storage came through for me. Clean facility, reasonable rates and climate controlled unit. If I need storage in the future I’m … Read More

JJ and Cathy are the best. Metro Storage came through for me. Clean facility, reasonable rates and climate controlled unit. If I need storage in the future I’m definitely bringing my business here. ?

Sean C. Mar 17, 2022

Great customer service and warm staff. Been using this place for years, never had a problem. Thank you Kathy and Jay Jay I love you!!!

Taneisha Bruessard Feb 23, 2022

Kathy and Jason did a tremendous job. Keeping me informed of rates and referrals.

Julius Crenshaw Jan 13, 2022

Kathy was really great friendly. Thank you so much for making this process smooth and lovely. From Akouvi

Ahoegne Group LLC Jan 02, 2022

Annette is a Great storage Consultant. Very Knowledgeable, pleasant with excellent customer services!!

Mary Bethany Nov 24, 2021

Kathy and JJ are awesome I was with them for the longest time and they’re customer service is top notch…

Nick Jae Nov 08, 2021

I have had an account with Metro for years! Top tier customer service! They have always been very nice and super helpful over the the phone and in person. Woul… Read More

I have had an account with Metro for years! Top tier customer service! They have always been very nice and super helpful over the the phone and in person. Wouldn’t recommend no other storage facility!

Simply Sandii Nov 03, 2021

Kathy and jj are such good workers. I like how they’re patient with me when I am renting out storages.

Aaron Faulkner Oct 26, 2021

Kathy has great customer service,, she was very helpful and I think she deserves a raise.

Ari Oct 10, 2021

Kathy has great customer service,, she was very helpful and I think she deserves a raise.

Ayrreon,gamer gamer Oct 10, 2021

Cathy & Jayjay are wonderful employees and their customer service is exceptional??

Simoan Kendrick Sep 29, 2021

Kathy is the best every time. I walk through the door she greets me and she bring positive vibes.

Kevon Keaton Aug 29, 2021

My third time renting with this company and the service is always superb. JayJay is kind and has excellent customer service.

Salsi Lover Aug 11, 2021

J.J. was Amazing! I look forward to doing business with this company again.

Claudia Jul 23, 2021

The staff. The lady that showed me the storage unit and booked it was PHENOMENAL. Excellent customer service with an efficient and smooth booking.

Misty Kirby-Nolan Jul 11, 2021

Kathy is a wonderful lady who helped us tremendously. Definitely appreciative of her.

Justin Byrd Jun 10, 2021

The employee who was there when I arrived. Very helpful and patient. Registration went very smooth ! ???

Donna #4 May 17, 2021

JJ is wonderful. I have occupied storage space For almost 15 yrs and each and every time He has done a great service, always polite and professional. Keep up th… Read More

JJ is wonderful. I have occupied storage space For almost 15 yrs and each and every time He has done a great service, always polite and professional. Keep up the good work.

Bathr00m • Apr 23, 2021

JJ is wonderful. I have occupied storage space For almost 15 yrs and each and every time He has done a great service, always polite and professional. Keep up th… Read More

JJ is wonderful. I have occupied storage space For almost 15 yrs and each and every time He has done a great service, always polite and professional. Keep up the good work.

Ookayy • Apr 23, 2021

The Customer Service was Excellent. Fast, Friendly, All Aspects Of Purchase Was Explained In Detail. Access To Premises Was Demonstrated & My Wife & I Are Tru… Read More

The Customer Service was Excellent. Fast, Friendly, All Aspects Of Purchase Was Explained In Detail. Access To Premises Was Demonstrated & My Wife & I Are Truly Happy With Our Selection. Great Job I Will Definitely Recommend This Storage Facility To Friends & Family. ???

DJ Dragon Cedric Apr 02, 2021

Kathy was amazing, super helpful and thorough. She helped us get into our new unit with no problems. Smooth transition. Very knowledgeable of the products and s… Read More

Kathy was amazing, super helpful and thorough. She helped us get into our new unit with no problems. Smooth transition. Very knowledgeable of the products and services offered. And overall pleasant to speak to. Thank you Kathy ?

Hey Good Cookin’ Feb 03, 2021

The facility is very clean and well lit. Customer service was phenomenal. I was greeted both times I visited. They were also very thorough in making sure I un… Read More

The facility is very clean and well lit. Customer service was phenomenal. I was greeted both times I visited. They were also very thorough in making sure I understood everything. Paperwork was minimal.

D. L. Jan 19, 2021

Metro Storage on 87th St is awesome because of the personal, professional and thorough service provided by Ms. Kathy. She was patient and understanding while a… Read More

Metro Storage on 87th St is awesome because of the personal, professional and thorough service provided by Ms. Kathy. She was patient and understanding while addressing my questions even though I have been a customer with them for over 2 years. I never was worried or concerned about my belongings while they have been stored. Thank you Kathy for reducing the stress in my life. You are truly appreciated!

Rebecca Dobbs Jan 02, 2021

Great customer service! Kathy was extremely helpful and managed to make everything stress free and run very smoothly. She had great professionalism and kept a f… Read More

Great customer service! Kathy was extremely helpful and managed to make everything stress free and run very smoothly. She had great professionalism and kept a friendly and organized atmosphere. Any questions I had were answered immediately and with ease. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

ontavius perkins Dec 08, 2020

Chicago, IL, Storage Units Near Chatham and Marynook

Moving to a new apartment or house in the Chicago area? When life brings you to Marynook, Stoney Island Park, Avalon Park, West Chesterfield, Pill Hill, Calumet Heights, Grand Crossing, Burnside, Chatham, or Cottage Grove Heights, consider renting storage at Metro Self Storage in Chicago, IL. Our facility on East 87th Street sits nestled among several nearby neighborhoods and is just minutes from nearby bus stops and the Metra train station at 87th and Woodruff. We’re also just 1.5 miles away from Chicago State University. Whether your storage needs include a small space for a few odds and ends or the contents of your entire home while you shop for a new place, we have room for you!

Chatham and Marynook Storage Features

No matter if you’re a student at Chicago State University or a brand new resident of Jeffrey Manor, Metro Self Storage on 87th Street can help solve your storage woes. We make planning and packing for your move in or out of the city of Chicago easier with moving supplies such as boxes and tape for sale in our office, and our facility’s affordable storage units and friendly customer service mean you won’t find a faster answer to your questions about how, what, and when you should store your belongings.

Other features and amenities at this Chicago facility include:

  • Electronic gate access
  • Climate controlled storage units
  • Month-to-month leasing with flexible payment options
  • Delivery acceptance
  • Security monitoring and a fully-fenced facility
  • Drive-up units with ground-level access

Chatham Storage with Covered Loading Docks

When you’re moving into a storage unit or one of our storage facilities, the last thing you want or need to worry about is the weather. Unpredictable Chicago weather—from pelting rain to heavy snow to oppressive summer heat—can often make moving harder than it should be. Our covered loading docks allow you to get your items into (and out of) storage with fewer headaches. Your items are protected from the elements after they’re moved in, too, thanks to climate-controlled storage units. No matter what unit size you need, you can trust that we’ll help make getting into your storage unit as smooth as possible.

Find Your Chatham Storage Unit at Metro Self Storage

Whether you need storage for the short-term or plan on putting items into storage for a longer period of time, we’ve got you covered. At Metro Self Storage, we’ve been making room for our Chicagoland neighbors since 1973. With plenty of climate-controlled storage units, easy access thanks to covered loading, and great security features, our facility is ideal for both personal and business storage needs. To get started, visit our facility for a tour; you can also call with any questions. Know exactly what you need? Rent your unit online today!

– RV Storage

– Climate Controlled Storage

– Car Storage

– Boat Storage

– Indoor Storage

– Ground Floor Storage

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Storage Insurance in Chicago

Storage insurance is important to protect your belongings in the event that they are damaged or destroyed. You can bring your own insurance or take advantage of our SBOA TI Renter’s Program.

Chicago Storage Unit Size Guide

Figuring out how much square footage you need can be difficult. Take a look at our convenient storage size guide to learn what size storage unit is right for your needs.

Chicago Storage and Packing Tips

Putting items away for extended periods of time can be difficult, check out our storage and packing tips to help you with properly protecting your items for a storage unit based on Chicago climate.

Chicago Moving Guide

Moving can be a difficult and tiresome task, whether it’s across the city or across the country. Check out our moving guide to get useful tips and tricks to make your move into one of our storage facilities go smoothly.


 *All promotional offers are subject to change and are available for new rentals only. Offers are not available to existing customers transferring between units. Offers are not combinable and apply to the storage unit rental fee only. Certain promotions may only be available on certain units and are subject to additional terms and conditions. All storage unit sizes are approximate. Contact store for details.


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