Alta Roosevelt is a 496-unit, 33-story rental high-rise being built along the Metra Tracks in the South Loop.
Details of the unit breakout and finishes have not been released yet. Expect Alta Roosevelt to have a similar level of finishes as other newer buildings.
Views. Since there are no high-rise buildings within a block of the building, Alta Roosevelt will have good views of the Loop and the South Loop skyline.
Amenities, services, policies
The amenities package for Alta Roosevelt has not been released, but preliminary renderings show a fourth-floor pool and deck.
The building will include 348 parking spaces.
Alta Roosevelt is one of the closer-to-the-Loop buildings in the South Loop.
Alta Roosevelt has good proximity to the Willis Tower, the Chicago Stock Exchange, the Board of Trade and other financial trading institutions in the Loop.
It’s just three blocks west of the Printers Row neighborhood and within walking distance of a number of local colleges and universities.
Shopping. Alta Roosevelt has decent access to grocery stores.
The nearest major grocery is Target, four-tenths of a mile south east of Alta Roosevelt along a highly-trafficked stretch of Clark St.
There are several decent convenience stores several blocks away, including Urban Pantry.
The most convenient retail cluster for Alta Roosevelt residents will be the Shops at Roosevelt Collection, a few blocks south on Roosevelt.
There’s a large and growing cluster of big-box shops just west of the river along Roosevelt Rd, and State Street shops are easily accessible by CTA train.
There are a number of friendly, neighborhood-oriented spots near Alta Roosevelt.
Jazz Showcase serves up live music seven nights a week and at a Sunday matinee at Dearborn Station, a short stroll east of Alta Roosevelt.
Parks, recreation. Alta Roosevelt has relatively poor access to public parks and outdoor recreational opportunities.
There’s a large stretch of vacant land along the river across Wells St a block away from Alta Roosevelt, and the southern part of it has become popular with dog owners.
Transportation. Public transportation from the location is good.
Metra’s LaSalle Street Station is a block north of the building and provides access to Chicago’s south side and southern suburbs.
The nearest CTA train stops are a Blue Line station at LaSalle and Congress and a Red Line Stop at Harrison, both a 7-minute walk from Alta Roosevelt. Other nearby stops are at LaSalle and Van Buren and Quincy and Wells, each a 10-minute walk from the building.
A wide variety of CTA bus routes criss-cross the area, with stops within a few blocks of the building.
Rentals are typically available in a number of nearby condo buildings, sometimes at lower rents than in the managed apartment buildings.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive South Loop apartment guide.
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