Kenect, 504 & 505 N Green St, Fulton River District

Kenect is a 227-unit apartment tower nearing completion at 504 & 505 N Green St in the Fulton River District neighborhood.

The complex includes a 4-story low-rise rental building situated on the corner of Milwaukee and Grand as well as a 14-story rental tower situated behind the low-rise. The development has 14,000 square feet of commercial space between the two buildings.

Akara Partners and CA Residential are the developers, Tishman Construction is the general contractor and Pappageorge Haymes Partners is the architecture firm.

First occupancies began in spring 2016.

The apartments

Kenect has a mix of studio, convertible, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 2-bath and 3-bedroom, 3-bath apartments. Floor plans and availability are accessible online.

1-bedroom model, Kenect

Units feature 9-foot ceilings, in-unit washer / dryers and roller window shades. Fourth-floor units have 12-foot ceilings. Some of the apartments have balconies or private terraces.

1-bedroom model, Kenect

Kitchens have quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, gas ranges and Grohe fixtures.

1-bedroom model, Kenect

Baths are spacious, have attractive finishes and include linen closets in some of the units.

View from Kenect rooftop

Views. Kenect has sweeping skyline views to the north, east and south from the higher floors.

Amenities, services, policies

Kenect has a full suite of amenities.

Kenect lounge, Chicago
Kenect lounge, Chicago

Kenect’s resident lounge / party room is a spacious area with dramatic, soaring ceilings and window walls. It has multiple seating areas and a billiards table.

Kenect lounge, Chicago
Kenect co-working space, Chicago

The lounge includes a party room and a stair to a co-working space.

A fourth-floor sundeck features a pool, outdoor kitchens, firepits, and a private dog run.

Kenect fitness, Chicago
Kenect fitness, Chicago

Kenect’s fitness center is adjacent to the pool deck. It has a variety of cardio and strength-training equipment and a separate yoga space.

On-site parking accommodates 122 cars and bicycle storage for 50 bicycles.

The location

Kenect is located in the Fulton River District neighborhood at the six-corner intersection of Halsted St (800 W), Grand Ave (500 N) and Milwaukee Ave.

The location affords residents quick access to River North, River West and the West Loop.

Shopping. Grocery shopping near Kenect is relatively convenient.

A flagship Jewel-Osco is three blocks southeast of Kenect at the corner of Desplaines St and Kinzie St.

A CVS Pharmacy is on Chicago Ave, a half-mile northwest of Kenect.

Retail shopping is very limited near the building. Clybourn Corridor and Michigan Avenue shops can be reached fairly quickly by buses along Halsted St and Grand Ave, respectively.

Dining, nightlife. There’s a good selection of highly-rated restaurants with a distinctive character near Kenect.


Within a block of Kenect there’s a fun cluster of bars and restaurants including Iguana, The Dawson, Emmit’s, Richard’s Bar, La Scarola and Piccolo Sogno.


The Matchbox, a less than 10-minute walk from Kenect on Milwaukee Ave, speculates that it might be “the smallest tavern in Chicago.” The adjacent Silver Palm diner is open seasonally in an original railroad dining car. DeLux, a few blocks northwest of Kenect, serves up “chef driven upscale bar food” for lunch, dinner and weekend brunches.

The thriving dining and nightlife venues in River North and the West Loop are a short bike, cab, Uber or bus ride from Kenect.

Parks, recreation. Kenect has limited access to public parks and outdoor recreation opportunities.

Eckhardt Park, the nearest public park of any size with recreational facilities, is almost a mile northwest of Kenect.

Transportation. Kenect has outstanding access to public transportation.

The Grand Ave Blue Line station and CTA bus routes along Halsted, Grand and Milwaukee are just outside the building.

The Blue Line provides direct access to the Loop, O’Hare Airport and west-suburban Oak Park and Forest Park.

Kenect has quick access onto I-90/94 for north and westbound travelers, but less convenient access south and eastbound. Expressway access to Kenect from the south is inconvenient.

Bike lanes along Halsted St, Milwaukee Ave and Grand Ave provide quick access to River North, the Loop, Wicker Park, Bucktown and Lincoln Park.

Zipcar rentals are available at a number of nearby locations.

The competition

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 Fulton River District / River West apartment guide.

Kenect

Address 504 & 505 N Green St
City Chicago
# of Units 227
Parking 122 on-site spaces
Completed 2016
Management Greystar
Website Kenect

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Tour a model 1-bedroom at Kenect

 

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