With the advantage of open floor plans, soaring ceiling heights and unique design elements, the loft buildings of Chicago invite a unique option to condo living. Some of the top boutique buildings cater to buyers in search of stunning views, convenience and a blend of old and new features, surrounded by modern luxury.
223 Lake Street
With the enjoyment of new construction, the 223 Lake Lofts supply industrial, yet modern style elements in a sophisticated setting. Complimented by direct elevator access to each condo, the loft-style development also adds in heated, garage parking. The Loop location is close to everything too, with upscale dining, shopping and transportation easily within reach.
With open concept floor plans and up to 3,300 square feet of living space, a mix of exposed brick and stark white walls, complimented by reclaimed, wood-beamed ceilings, also accents the homes and contemporary finishes. The sleek condo units additionally offer chef’s kitchens and plenty of room to entertain, including dual penthouse units with private, rooftop terraces.
215 W. Illinois
Meanwhile, 215 W Illinois ushers in a blend of stunning indoor and outdoor living space in River North. The lofts are accented by soaring ceilings and exposed brick walls, with an open design infused with plentiful natural light from the large windows.
The building supplies attached garage parking while residents also have the added bonus of an extra storage room and bike room. The Anchor Lofts offer less than 20 residential units, sharing a sundeck and a superb location with city views.
1750 N. Wolcott
A former suit factory now ushers in soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls, gourmet kitchens and plentiful natural light. The redesigned, residential loft building at 1750 N Wolcott additionally provides the option of gated parking and a rooftop deck, extending 360-degree city views.
Just one block from the park, the Signature Lofts also include floor-to-ceiling windows. At home in the Bucktown neighborhood, the development features only around two-dozen condos, a newer construction project completed in 2000.
No matter if you are lured by the open floor plans or the boutique-style attraction of loft living, there are plenty of top choices when it comes to Chicago condos.
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