Where to Rent in Chicago: Luxury Apartments of 2016

Spring is the start of Chicago's annual construction season. But Chicago didn't just get a few pot holes fixed this year. Brand new, high-rise, full amenity rental buildings are on the horizon. Some already being called home-sweet-apartment by fellow Chicagoans.

We have the scoop on 13 of the swankiest new buildings opening (and already opened) in 2016. From 24-hour room service (midnight cheese fries anyone?), to an in-house kegerator these new buildings are stepping up Chicago's rental game.



1000 South Clark St

1000 South Clark St is a 29 Story unit apartment tower near Printer’s Row in South Loop. It features 43,000 sq ft of amenity space and 469 residences comprised of studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Residents began moving in February 2016.

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Building Amenities
  • 10,000 sq ft Fitness Center
  • Yoga Room
  • Racquetball Court
  • Indoor Basketball Court
  • Indoor / Outdoor Pool
  • ⅙ Mile Outdoor Running Track
  • 4th Floor Amenity Deck
  • 29th Floor Landscaped Sky Terrace
  • Library / Wine Bar
  • Multimedia Lounge
  • BYOB Brew Pub (with Kegerator!)
  • Penthouse Billiards Room and Card Lounge
  • Chef’s Kitchen
  • 5,000 Sq Ft Outdoor Dog Run
  • On-Site Pet Day Care
  • On-Site Dry Cleaner / Tailor
Apartment Features
  • In-unit Laundry
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • 9 ft ceilings
  • Wood Plank flooring
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Quartz counters
  • Balconies in select units


1001 South State St

1001 South State St is a 40 Story apartment tower two blocks north of the Roosevelt EL stop in South Loop. It has all the high end amenities you’d expect including a really cool 3-D printer for you to play with! Residences are comprised of studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. First move in’s are for August and pre-leasing has begun!

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Building Amenities
  • Outdoor Pool and Sundeck
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Professional 3-D Printer
  • Yoga Studio
  • Media Room and Game Room
  • Co-Working Office
  • Bike Repair Room with bike share
  • Pet Grooming Area and Dog Run
  • Guest Suite
  • Rooftop Lounge and Terrace
  • Cabanas
  • Grilling Stations
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas
  • Automated Package and Dry Cleaning System
  • USB Outlets throughout amenity areas
Apartment Features
  • Grey-Tone Plank flooring throughout, including bedrooms
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with Roller Shades
  • Dual-Tone kitchen cabinetry
  • Stainless Steel Whirlpool Appliances
  • Glass tile mosaic backsplash
  • Quartz countertops in kitchen and bath
  • Terrazzo base and glass-enclosed shower
  • Full-size Whirlpool Washer & Dryer
  • Custom closet shelving
  • USB Ports in kitchen and bedroom
  • Wi-Fi and Smartphone-Compatible Thermostat
  • Wired for up to 1GB internet connectivity
  • Pendant lighting
  • Keyless entry


Moment | 545 N McClurg Ct

Moment is an upcoming 45 story apartment tower in Streeterville. Residences are comprised of studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments, and will have arguably the coolest pool in the neighborhood when they open. First move in’s are for August and pre-leasing has begun!

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Building Amenities
  • Rooftop Pool + Lounge
  • Wellness Spa
  • Life Fitness Equipment, Complete with individual screens and Smart Phone Connectivity
  • Private studio featuring Fitness on Demand®
  • Entertainment Gallery
  • Media Theatre
  • Coffee + Tea Bar
  • Business Center
  • Pet Spa with 600 sq ft Outdoor Dog Run
  • Serenity Garden
  • Cabanas and Grilling Stations
  • Bike Storage and Repair
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Package Storage
Apartment Features
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with Custom Solar Shades
  • Grey-Tone Plank flooring throughout, including bedrooms
  • European-Style, Frameless Espresso Cabinetry with Glossy White Duotone option
  • Marble mosaic backsplash
  • Pearl Quartz countertops in kitchen and bath
  • Stainless steel KitchenAid Appliances
  • Under-mount 10” sink with garbage disposal
  • Pendant lighting
  • Custom integrated bathroom cabinetry and vanity
  • Porcelain tile flooring
  • In-unit, full-size Whirlpool Washer & Dryer
  • Walk-in closets with built-in shelving
  • USB Ports in the kitchen
  • Balconies and terraces in select units


The Hensley | 707 N Wells St

The Hensley is a very boutique 11 story apartment tower in River North. Residences are a mix of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Apartment finishes are very high end for for an apartment building. Residents began moving in this January. Come take a look before the few units left get snatched up!

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Building Amenities
  • Bike Racks
  • Heated Garage parking available
  • Landscaped Roof Deck
  • Fire Pit
  • Private Fob Entrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Pressbox
  • Luxer One
Apartment Features
  • 9ft Ceilings
  • Samsung Appliances
  • In-unit, full-size stackable Washer & Dryer
  • Grohe Fixtures
  • Spa inspired shower fixtures
  • Wood inspired blinds
  • Plank flooring
  • Porcelain tile in bathrooms
  • Covered balconies or terraces
  • NEST Thermostat in select units
  • Separate dining area in select units


Wolf Point West | 343 W Wolf Point Plaza

Wolf Point West is a 48 story apartment tower on the southwestern edge of River North. Residences are comprised of studio, convertible 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. If city views are what you're after, Wolf Point can't be missed! First move ins took place in January.

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Building Amenities
  • Outdoor Pool and Hot Tub
  • Golf Simulator
  • Business Center
  • Dog Run and Spa
  • Bike Storage
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Fire pits
  • Sauna and Steam Room
  • Fitness Center with Private Training Rooms
  • Sweeping, panoramic views of the Chicago skyline
  • 24-Hour Door Staff
  • On-site Parking Garage
  • Package handling including tracking and delivery notification
Apartment Features
  • Expansive Glass Paneled Balconies
  • GE Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Kohler kitchen and bath Fixtures
  • Undermount sink in kitchen and baths
  • Duotone cabinetry
  • Stainless Steel Pulls and Soft-Close Hinges and Rollers
  • Sparkling flecked White Quartz in kitchens and baths
  • Stainless Steel Single Bowl Sink with disposal in kitchen
  • Glass tile backsplashes
  • Plank flooring in hallways, living and Kitchen area
  • In-unit, full-size Washers & Dryers
  • Individually controlled Heat & Air-conditioning
  • High-Speed Internet and Premium TV Programming
  • Spacious closets, including walk-ins
  • Brushed Aluminum Mini-Blind Window Treatments
  • Open floor plans with floor-to-ceiling windows


KENECT | 504 & 505 N Green St

KENECT is an upcoming transit oriented apartment community in the Fulton River District. Situated on top of the Grand Blue Line stop, KENECT is both a 14 and 4 story building, but share amenities. It's comprised of studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. First move in’s are coming up quick in June, and pre-leasing has begun!

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Building Amenities
  • Community Room
  • Co-Working Lounge
  • Dog Run
  • Fire Pit
  • Fitness Center with cardio equipment and free weights
  • Landscaped Roof Deck
  • Outdoor Kitchens
  • Outdoor Television
  • Party Room with kitchen
  • Social Space
  • Swimming Pool
  • Yoga Room
Apartment Features
  • 9-Foot Ceilings
  • Grohe Plumbing Fixtures
  • High-Speed Internet Access (500 mbps) with USB Ports
  • In-unit Laundry
  • Quartz countertops in kitchens and baths
  • Roller Shades
  • Stainless Steel GE Appliances
  • Tile surrounds at tubs and showers


MILA | 201 N Garland Ct

MILA is a 41 story apartment tower right off Michigan Ave in the Loop. Residences are comprised of studio, convertible 1, and 2 apartments. MILA provides every luxury you could want, along with a few you didn't even know you wanted yet. They began welcoming residents in April.

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Building Amenities
  • On-Site Concierge, 24/7 Door Staff
  • Maid Service, 24/7 Room Service
  • Valet Parking for guests
  • Valet Dry Cleaning Service
  • Pet Salon, Grooming Station, On-Site Dog Run
  • Bike Storage with Tune Up and bike share
  • Secure enclosed Garage Parking with Valet
  • Urban Garden and Deck with BBQ grill stations and prep areas, Bocce Ball Court, Fire Pits, outdoor televisions and movie screen, and Herb Harden
  • Atelier Studio, Game Room with Tech Bar
  • Rooftop MILA Relaxation Pool and Sundeck
  • Resident-Only Fitness Center with Yoga Studio, Fitness-On-Demand, state-of-the-art cardio and weight training equipment
  • Secure Package Room with refrigerator and freezer for food deliveries
  • Storage available
  • Wi-fi in all common areas
Apartment Features
  • Gourmet Kitchens with Stainless Steel Appliance Package, gas range, garbage disposal, High Gloss cabinetry, and Quartz counter tops
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Balconies in all corner units
  • Spacious closets, including some walk-ins
  • Full technology package in place – all units pre-wired with 1GB fiber for cable and internet, and keyless entry system
  • In-unt washer & dryer
  • Individually controlled heating and cooling


Marquee at Block 37 | 25 W Randolph St

Marquee at Block 37 is a 38 story apartment tower on the in the Loop. Residences comprised of studio, convertible 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Marquee has fully embraced the surrounding theatre district in their interior aesthetic and is a welcome addition to Block37 and the surrounding neighborhood. First move ins are for June and pre-leasing has begun.

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Building Amenities
  • Outdoor Pool and Sundeck with Cabanas
  • Rooftop Hot Tub and Terraces
  • Cinema Lounge
  • Fire Pits and Grilling Stations
  • Direct access to CTA Red and Blue lines, pedway, Latinicity, and AMC Theater
  • Penthouse Level Fitness Center
  • Steam Room and Sauna
  • Game Room
  • Coffee Bars
  • Dog Run and Wash
  • Guest Suite
Apartment Features
  • 7.5” wide Plank flooring, including bedrooms
  • Leedo European Cabinetry
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • White quartz countertops in kitchen and bath
  • Porcelain tile backsplash
  • Full-size washer & dryer
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with Roller Shades


Parker Fulton Market | 730 W Couch Pl

The Parker Fulton Market is a 29 story apartment tower right off of Restaurant Row in West Loop. Residences are a mix of studio, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. The Parker's curvature makes for some absolutely spectacular views. First move ins are for June and pre-leasing has begun.

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Building Amenities
  • Integrated High-Speed Fiber access
  • Gym with Yoga Studio and Smartphone ntegrated cardio equipment
  • Indoor car park with Tesla and electric vehicle charging stations
  • Sun Terrace with Pool, Daybeds, Fire Pits, and Grills
  • Coffee Bar
  • Penthouse Lounge with Fire Pit
  • 1,100 sq ft outdoor Dog Patch with indoor Dog Shower
  • Indoor secure bike storage
  • Doorman
  • Pressbox dry cleaning
  • Package delivery system
  • Front desk and online concierge service
  • Housekeeping availability
  • 24-hour emergency maintenance
Apartment Features
  • Loft and Penthouse residences available
  • Two interior color schemes
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass
  • NEST thermostats
  • Balconies and private patios in select units
  • Minimum 9 foot ceilings
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning in-unit
  • Keyless fob entry
  • Quartz kitchen counters, stainless steel sinks
  • Stainless Steel Whirlpool appliances
  • Kitchen Islands with counter height seating
  • Built in closet systems


NEXT | 347 W Chestnut St

NEXT is a 29 story apartment tower on the northwestern edge of River North. Residences are comprised of studio, convertible 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Most importantly, they'll have a house dog named Daisy! First move ins are for August and pre-leasing has begun.

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Building Amenities
  • 24-Hour Concierge
  • Controlled access resident parking garage
  • Coffee bar
  • Bicycle storage and “kitchen” with supplies, tools, and air pump
  • Electronic access control
  • Pet-friendly with dog wash and grooming station
  • Close to CTA Brown Line & numerous CTA bus routes
  • Outdoor pool, spa, and sun terrace with chaise lounges and cabanas
  • Outdoor grills with intimate seating areas
  • Outdoor fire pit
  • Expansive fitness club with indoor/outdoor Group X and yoga studio
  • 24 hour fitness on demand center
  • Arcade gaming center
Apartment Features
  • 9 foot Ceilings
  • Private balcony in select units
  • Plank flooring
  • In-unit washer & dryer
  • Oversized windows
  • Walk-in closets in select units
  • Double vanity in master in select units
  • Quartz counter tops
  • GE stainless steel appliances


L | 2211 N Milwaukee Ave

L - Logan Square Apartments is a 6 story mid rise building along the Milwaukee Corridor in Logan Square. Residences are comprised of convertible 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. This is the first building of it's type to come to the immediate area and is a great new option. First move ins began in May.

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Building Amenities
  • Rooftop Deck with grills, water feature, and Chicago L car
  • Fitness Center
  • Dog Run
  • Bike room with repair equipment
Apartment Features
  • In-unit laundry
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • 9 ft ceilings
  • Custom cabinetry
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Quartz counters
  • Wide Plank hardwood floors
  • Keyless entry
  • California Closets
  • Walk-in showers
  • Outdoor Terrace in select units


Vue53 | 1330 E 53rd St

Vue53 is a 13 story rental high rise in Hyde Park. Residences are comprised of studio, convertible 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. It's another high end addition to the Hyde Park landscape. First move ins are for September and pre-leasing has begun.

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Building Amenities
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Business Center & Study Lounges
  • Package Receiving and Holding
  • Game Room including Pool Tables and Flat Screen TV
  • Tanning
  • Multiple Outdoor Sun Decks
  • Ample bike storage
  • Optional in-building parking
  • 24/7 Doorman
Apartment Features
  • In-unit laundry
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • 9 ft ceilings
  • European Cabinetry
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Quartz counters
  • Hardwood floors
  • Keyless entry
  • USB Charging Stations
  • Balconies in select units


City Hyde Park | 5105 S Harper Ave

Located at 5105 S Harper Avenue, City Hyde Park is a 15 Story apartment tower in Hyde Park. Residences are comprised of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments. Residents began moving in February 2016.

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Building Amenities
  • Fitness Center
  • Resident Lounge and Coffee Bar
  • Party Room and Private Dining Room
  • Study room with wi-fi and charging stations
  • Resident roof deck terrace and green roof
  • 24/7 secure access control via private residential lobby
  • On-site parking and supplemental resident storage
Apartment Features
  • Bright and airy apartments with minimum 9-foot ceilings
  • Floor-to-ceiling fixed and operable windows
  • Generous European-style kitchens with modern finishes
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • In-unit Washer & Dryer
  • USB charging outlets in every kitchen
  • Quartz countertops with Grohe faucets
  • Wood, carpet, and porcelain tile floor finishes
  • Smart lock keyless entry door and building access
  • Private balconies