Loop / New East Side apartment guide

The Loop is Community Area 32 of the 77 on the city’s official list. Its official boundaries are from Roosevelt Rd (1200 S) north to the Chicago River, and Lake Michigan west to the Chicago River.

The Loop is more commonly thought of as the area bounded by the El tracks and the streets that border the El: Van Buren St (400 S) to Lake St (200 N), Wabash Ave (45 E) to Wells St (200 W). The Loop includes ZIP codes 60601 through 60607.

The New East Side is part of the larger Loop neighborhood, and the Lakeshore East development is part of the New East Side.

The Loop is bordered on the north by River North and Streeterville, on the west by the West Loop and Fulton River District, and on the south by the South Loop.

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Every Loop / New East Side apartment building, with a total of more than 7,100 apartments, is listed in this guide. The newest buildings, including ones under construction, are listed first. All of the buildings are pet-friendly, subject to limits, and all of the newer buildings have on-site parking.

Apartment reviews

Review pages are visually rich and provide objective summary information about each property’s apartments, amenities and location. Where noted, they also feature narrated video walk-throughs of apartments and amenities.

View east from Linea, Chicago

Linea is a 33-story, 265-unit tower under construction at 215 W Lake St. Pre-leasing is slated to begin in the spring of 2017.

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Spa terrace, Marquee at Block 37, Chicago

Marquee at Block 37 is a 38-story, 696-unit tower at 25 W Randolph St, above the Block 37 mall. Marquee welcomed its first residents in June of 2016.

MILA apartments, Chicago

MILA is a 41-story, 402-unit tower at the corner of Michigan Ave and Lake St, with a lobby entrance at 201 N Garland Ct. MILA welcomed its first residents in July of 2016.

73 East Lake, Chicago

73 East Lake is a 42-story, 332-unit tower built in 2014.

OneEleven, Chicago

OneEleven is a 60-story, 504-unit tower completed in 2014 at 111 West Wacker Dr.

Resident lounge, Coast, Chicago

Coast, the newest Lakeshore East tower, was completed in 2013. It rises 49 stories at 345 E Wacker Dr, and has 515 units.

Aqua, Chicago

Aqua, 225 N Columbus Dr, built in 2010, is a mixed-use tower with 474 apartments. a Radisson Blu hotel, retail space and condos.

Oakwood 200 Squared, Chicago

Oakwood 200 Squared, built in 2010, rises 42 stories at 210 N Wells St and hosts 329 apartments.

215 West Washington, Chicago

215 West is a 50-story, 389-unit tower built at 215 W Washington St in 2010.

The Tides, Chicago

The Tides, 360 E South Water St, 51 stories, 608 units, built in 2008

The Shoreham, Chicago

The Shoreham is a 46-story, 548-unit tower built at 400 E South Water St in 2008.

View south from North Harbor Tower, Chicago

North Harbor Tower rises 55 stories at 175 N Harbor Dr and hosts 600 apartments. It was built in 1988.

Millennium Park Plaza, Chicago

Millennium Park Plaza, 155 N Michigan Ave, was built in 1982, hosts 552 units, and spans 38 stories.

Columbus Plaza, Chicago

Columbus Plaza, a 48-story tower at 233 E Wacker Dr, was built in 1980 and hosts 533 apartments.

Randolph Tower, Chicago

Randolph Tower, 188 W Randolph St, 45 stories, was built in the 1920s and recently converted to 313 apartments.

MDA City Apartments, Chicago

MDA City Apartments, 63 E Lake St, 24 stories, was built in the 1920s and recently converted to 190 apartments.

Fisher Building, Chicago

Fisher Building, 343 S Dearborn St, 20 stories, was built in 1896 and recently converted to 184 apartments.