Linea apartments, 215 W Lake St, Loop

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Linea, Chicago

Linea is a 33-story, 265-unit building with 5,300 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Construction began in February 2016, and first occupancy was in June of 2017.

The façade of the building is glass, punctuated by green accents.

The development team includes Thomas Roszak Architecture as the developer and the architect and Clark Construction as the contractor.

The apartments

Linea offers studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 2-bath and 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info are online.

Linea, Chicago

The distinctive hallmark of Linea’s bold architecture is a reprise of the classic Chicago bay window, with three walls of floor-to-ceiling glass. The bays dramatically expand Linea’s striking urban vistas.

Studio model, Linea, Chicago

Linea’s four furnished models showcase the livability and flexibility of its generously-sized floor plans, which have been thoughtfully designed to ensure space for dining room tables and home office desks.

2-bedroom model, Linea, Chicago
Studio model, Linea, Chicago

The loft-aesthetic apartments feature high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring throughout, in-unit washer / dryers and beautifully-finished kitchens and baths.

Views. Some of the higher-floor north-facing units have dramatic views, but most of the units’ view corridors are constricted by neighboring buildings.

Amenities, services, policies

Linea has over 22,000 square feet of amenities on four levels.

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Linea’s amenities start with lobby-level lounges and a coffee shop that opens from the lobby.

Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago

There’s an outdoor terrace with an “eco garden” and a dog run above the parking garage.

Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago
Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago

The majority of the amenities are situated on the top two floors of the building, where there’s a resident lounge with bar seating and TVs. The lounge has several quiet spaces, a billiards table, and opens to an enclosed outdoor seating area. A whimsical staircase leads to the top-floor amenities.

Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago
Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago

Linea has an indoor pool with glass walls that open seasonally to an outdoor terrace. There are several additional lounge spaces on the top floor, along with a media room.

Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago
Linea, 215 West Lake, Chicago

Linea has a well-equipped fitness center with a separate yoga studio.

Linea has on-site leasing, management and maintenance staff, and 24/7 door staff. Parking is available in an on-site garage. The building is pet-friendly and includes a dog spa and a private dog run.

Location

Linea has a convenient location near the northwest edge of the Loop.

Shopping. The nearest full-service grocery, City Target, is a half-dozen blocks away. Mariano’s is nearly a mile to the east, about the same distance as the nearest Jewel. Several convenience stores are less than a block away.

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The farmers market at Daley Plaza is a seasonal favorite.

Walgreens and CVS pharmacies are within two short blocks of the property.

Linea residents have quick access to State Street shops and are only a few minutes from North Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile shops.

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Dining, nightlife. There are abundant options in the immediate area, but many cater heavily to office workers and tourists. For those interested in a beer and a burger, Monk’s Pub is located next door to Linea.

Residents have quick access to the thriving River North restaurant, bar and nightlife scene a few short blocks to the north.

Riverwalk, Chicago

Parks, recreation. The expanding Chicago Riverwalk is a block north of Linea. Millennium Park and Grant Park begin a half-dozen to the east, but the Loop is otherwise a park desert.

Cultural attractions. Linea is near many of Chicago’s top cultural attractions. The Loop’s theatre district is a short walk away. The Art Institute, Lyric Opera and Chicago Symphony are a few minutes away.

Transportation. Public transportation is outstanding. The CTA El stop at Wells and Washington is two short blocks south and serves 4 different routes, including Orange Line access to Midway Airport. The Pedway, which is accessible across the street, enables all-weather access to the Red Line and the Blue Line to O’Hare Airport. CTA bus routes in the immediate area provide citywide connections.

Metra’s Ogilvie Transportation Center, about a 10-minute walk away, provides connections to west, northwest and northern suburbs.

Taxi and ride-sharing service is near-instantaneous at the front door. Zipcar locations are nearby.

I-90/94 and I-290 can generally be reached within a few minutes.

The competition

You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive Loop / New East Side apartment guide.

Note: Linea is a YoChicago advertiser.

Linea

Address 215 W Lake St
City Chicago
# of Units 265
Parking On-site garage
Pets Pet-friendly
Completed 2017
Management Lincoln Property
Website Linea
Apartments Rent & availability info

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