8 East Huron is a 26-story, 102-unit apartment tower with ground-level retail space at the northeast corner of State and Huron in the River North neighborhood. First occupancy is slated for the fall of 2017.
8 East Huron has a mix of studio to 3-bedroom, 3 ½ bath apartments. Floors 15 through 21 have four 2 and 2 ½ bath 2-bedrooms ranging in size from 1,210 to 1,460 square feet. The 22nd and 23rd floors have only two units per floor, with 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths, spanning over 2,500 square feet.
Apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring throughout and in-unit washer / dryers.
Kitchens have duotone cabinetry, stainless steel appliance packages and quartz counters.
View corridors are constrained by neighboring high-rises.
Amenities, services, policies
8 East Huron is a full-amenity building.
There’s a rooftop pool and sundeck with grilling stations.
The building has a fitness room and a party room adjacent to the pool deck.
A lobby rendering indicates that 8 East Huron will have door staff.
8 East Huron has a very appealing location in the dense eastern stretch of River North, a few short blocks from Michigan Avenue’s Mag Mile.
Shopping. Whole Foods “Gold Coast store” is just across the street from 8 East Huron. Trader Joe’s and Jewel-Osco are a few short blocks south of the building.
Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile shops are just over two short blocks east.
The River North Gallery District has taken some hits from the economy in recent years but remains a vibrant art scene. Home furniture and design shops are abundant in the neighborhood.
There’s a dizzying array of dining and nightlife options in every direction from 8 East Huron.
A little further north is one of the densest, most interesting restaurant and nightlife clusters in Chicago around the triangle-shaped Mariano Park.
Head a few blocks south and you’ll pass Eataly and many other dining and drinking establishments on your way to the restaurants that line the Riverwalk.
Parks, recreation. Washington Square Park is a tranquil, tree-shrouded oasis four short blocks northwest of the building.
Lake Shore Park, which has a running track, softball fields, tennis courts, a playground and a small field house, is a few blocks northeast of the building.
The popular Oak Street Beach is within walking distance.
Transportation. Public transportation is excellent. The CTA Red Line stop at Chicago Ave two short blocks north of 8 East Huron.
A variety of CTA bus routes traverse State St, Grand Ave and Chicago Ave steps from the building.
The location has relatively quick access to I-90/94 and the city’s expressway grid via the Ontario St / Ohio St on / off ramps.
Rentals are generally available in nearby condo buildings, frequently at lower rents. The trade-off is that the condo buildings may not offer the level of finishes or amenities you’ll find at 8 East Huron.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive River North apartment guide. You can see every major River North apartment complex on the following map. Click a green icon to view video tours of the property.