The Coolest Concrete Loft Buildings in Chicago Right Now

Posted by Helaine Cohen on Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 10:56am.

Chicago Concrete Loft BuildingsConcrete lofts are among the coolest, most desirable living spaces you'll find in the city. Along with being a quieter option than timber, concrete walls and ceilings also allow for minimal recurring maintenance, and its versatility in creating both historical and ultra modern aesthetics is second-to-none. So just where can buyers some a sweet concrete loft on the market? We explore a few options below...

The Ontario Lofts

The Ontario Lofts, located at 411 W Ontario St is a striking residential loft building built in 1910. Amenities for residents include; a bike room, rooftop deck with BBQ grill area and seating, 24/7 door-staff, a fitness center, and the ultra-convenient on-site cleaners. This building screams sophistication with its industrial accents and concrete walls The building is 7 stories high and houses 159 residential loft homes. The architecture combined with a great River North location makes the Ontario an industrial loft seekers dream. 

Heartbreak Lofts

The West Loop is home to the Heartbreak Lofts, an incredible property offering a true warehouse living experience. The 4-floor building was built in 1924 and has industrial design staples inside and out like; exposed duct work and brick, genuine hardwood floors, concrete accents, and massive windows. The Heartbreak Lofts was converted from an old warehouse building to offer 42 exclusive concrete live/work units. These lofts are conveniently located close to public parks, cafes, shopping, and entertainment within the West Loop. 

The Pencil Factory Lofts

The “Pencil Lofts” inside Roscoe Village is another residential building ideal for anyone in search of a premier  modern living unit. It offers residents a number of amenities including; a beautifully landscaped yard, a shared rooftop deck, a heated garage or carports, and amazing industrial finishes. Individual units at the Pencil Factory Lofts range in size from 1-3 bedroom layouts with elements such as; natural stone, concrete accents, maple floors, and industrial lighting. Pencil Loft residents are able to walk to; Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Four Moon Tavern, and much more. This property with 139 units and located at 1800 W Roscoe is truly a must see!

Helaine Cohen, Chicago Real Estate Broker

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