Fifield also plans a six-story, 72-unit apartment building at 863 N Orleans, across the street from 347 W Chestnut.
Information about the unit mix is not yet publicly available.
Units will feature wood-look plank floors, in-unit washer / dryers and 9-foot ceilings. Kitchens will include quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and glass tile backsplashes. Some units will have balconies.
Views. The location affords sweeping, uninterrupted, dramatic views of the Chicago skyline to the north, east and south.
Amenities, services, policies
Next will have an amenities suite comparable to many other new buildings. The building will have an outdoor deck with pool, cabanas, outdoor grills, a fire pit and seating areas.
Next will feature a resident lounge with demonstration kitchen, a fitness center with indoor / outdoor yoga studio, a media room with surround sound and a business center with computer stations and a private conference room.
The building will have on-site management and leasing staff and a 24-hour concierge.
On-site parking will be available to residents. The building will include a bicycle storage room and repair center.
The location, at the edge of River North, is poised for rapid change.
Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily has a recap of some of the developments planned and underway in the immediate neighborhood. A few short blocks northwest, 47 townhomes priced from the mid-$500s to the mid-$700s sold out pre-construction.
Walk-to proximity to 600 West, home to Groupon and other major employers, is a plus for the location.
Shopping. A new Target is a few blocks northwest of Next.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment. Residents at Next will have a decent selection of dining and drinking establishments within a few blocks of the building, and relatively easy access to River North’s vibrant dining scene. The scale of development in the area is likely to spawn additional retail and dining venues in the area.
Parks, recreation. Seward Park, which has softball / soccer fields, outdoor basketball courts and a field house with two gyms and a boxing ring, is a few blocks north of Next.
Transportation. Next has good access to public transportation.
The Brown and Purple Line stop at Chicago Ave is a 4-minute walk from Next.
Next has relatively good access to I-90/94 via Orleans St to the Ohio / Ontario on-off ramps, a few blocks south.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive River North apartment guide.
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