Construction began in June of 2013 and occupancy began early in 2015.
Arkadia has a mix of studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans. There are 80 studios, 211 one-bedrooms, 53 two-bedrooms and six three-bedroom penthouses. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info are available online.
Units have floor-to-ceiling windows, wide plank wood-look floors, walk-in closets and an in-unit washer and dryer. Some units have balconies.
Kitchens feature quartz countertops, two-tone cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, gas stoves and glass mosaic tile backsplashes.
Short-term furnished rentals are available from Suite Home Chicago.
Views. Arkadia’s location fronting I-90/94 and its orientation on a north – south axis affords a majority of the units excellent and unbroken views of the Loop skyline.
Amenities, services, policies
Arkadia is a full-amenity building.
There’s a fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment, a stretching area and towel service.
An L-shaped resident lounge is adjacent to the pool and has multiple seating areas, a billiards table and a 60-inch TV.
The resident party room has a demonstration kitchen with ample seating. An outdoor terrace with additional seating is adjacent to the party room.
The business center has computers, a printing station and offers has a complimentary coffee bar and a variety of for-sale snack options provided by Avenue C.
Arkadia is smoke-free and pet-friendly and has a private dog run and grooming station. Arkadia has a two-story lobby with 24/7 door staff and on-site leasing and management staff.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is a few blocks south of Arkadia.
Dining. There are dozens of restaurants within a few blocks’ radius of Arkadia, and many more in nearby Loop and Fulton River District locations.
Greek Islands is directly across the street from Arkadia, and the popular Meli Café is a block south. Many residents are likely to avail themselves of the seemingly endless array of take-out options at the nearby Mariano’s.
Parks, recreation. Arkadia is two blocks block east of the new Mary Bartelme Park at Adams and Peoria. Heritage Green, a block to the east, is a one-acre passive green space that offers little in the way of recreational opportunities.
Transportation. Arkadia fronts the western edge of I-90/94 and has excellent access to the city’s expressway grid. Metra’s Ogilvie Transportation Center is a half-dozen blocks to the northeast and Union Station is 4 blocks to the east.
A number of CTA bus lines criss-cross the area.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive West Loop apartment guide.
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