HUBBARD221 is a 193-unit, 28-story apartment tower with a 91-car garage and ground-floor retail space. Pre-leasing has begun and first occupancy is slated for the fall of 2017.
HUBBARD221 has a mix of studio to 3-bedroom apartments.
The apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring, in-unit washer / dryers and kitchens with Italian cabinetry and quartz countertops.
Views. HUBBARD221 has relatively good view corridors to the east, west and north.
Views to the south are constrained by HUBBARD221’s proximity to the Merchandise Mart.
Amenities, services, policies
HUBBARD221 has a full suite of amenities.
The rooftop deck has a pool, hot tub and private cabanas.
The fitness center has an array of cardio- and strength-training equipment.
There’s an expansive resident lounge with large-screen TVs, multiple seating areas, and a kitchen.
The building is pet-friendly and has on-site parking.
HUBBARD221 will have on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff, and 24/7 door staff.
HUBBARD221 has a convenient near-Loop location in River North.
There’s little retail development in the immediate area, but The Shops at North Bridge and the shops along Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile are only a few minutes away and furniture showrooms are abundant nearby. For the work-at-home crowd, there’s an Office Depot just over a block away.
The River North Gallery District has shrunk during the economic downturn in recent years but remains a vibrant art scene.
Dining, nightlife. There are scores of dining, bar and nightlife options within a short walk of HUBBARD221.
Gene & Georgetti’s, which bills itself as “Chicago’s oldest and one of its finest steakhouses” and has been known to attract celebrities, is a block north.
HUBBARD221 residents are more likely to frequent the popular bar and restaurant scene along Hubbard St, just outside the building.
A few short blocks east, Clark St is one of the densest restaurant venues in the city.
There’s an array of dining options along the river, just south of HUBBARD221.
Parks, recreation. HUBBARD221, like almost of River North, has inconvenient access to parks with active recreation space.
Chicago’s exciting Riverwalk is two short blocks south.
Transportation. Public transportation is excellent.
CTA bus routes along Grand, Wells and LaSalle connect to Streeterville, Loop and Near North destinations. Taxis regularly cruise the area.
Access to the city’s expressway grid is good, via the nearby Ohio / Ontario off / on ramps to I-90/94.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive River North apartment guide.
Rentals are typically available in a number of nearby condo buildings, sometimes at lower rents than in the managed apartment buildings. The trade-off is that the condo buildings typically offer fewer amenities and services.