Marlowe apartments, 169 W Huron St, River North

Marlowe, Chicago, Antunovich renderingMarlowe, Chicago, Antunovich rendering

Marlowe, 169 W Huron St in River North, is a 15-story, 176-unit apartment tower with ground-level retail space. A building permit for the foundation was issued in mid-April, 2017, and pre-leasing is expected to begin early in 2018.

Lennar Multifamily is the developer, Antunovich Associates is the architecture firm, and Power Construction is the general contractor.

The apartments

Marlowe will have a mix of studio, convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments.

Expect the units to have a high level of finishes to be competitive in the market.

Marlowe’s view corridors will be constrained by surrounding high-rise buildings, but higher floors should have great skyline views to the east.

Amenities, services, policies

Marlowe will be a full-amenity building.

Marlowe, Chicago
Marlowe, Chicago

Plans show a rooftop pool and sundeck with grilling stations, a rooftop fitness room with an adjacent yoga studio, and a rooftop resident lounge.

Marlowe, Chicago

Preliminary plans show on-site management and leasing offices, and door staff in the lobby.

The location

Marlowe has a strong River North location close to public transit and daily conveniences.

Marlowe site, Chicago

Marlowe is a few blocks south of the Gold Coast and west of the Mag Mile and Streeterville.

Loyola University’s Quinlan School of Business is three blocks east of Marlowe. The former Montgomery Ward catalog warehouse, now home to the corporate headquarters of Groupon and Dyson, is a half mile west of the building.

Shopping. Marlowe residents will have convenient access to grocery shopping.

There’s a locally-owned Potash Markets and a Whole Foods a few blocks to the east.

A number of convenience stores are nearby and Jewel, Plum Market and a new Target are not far away, as are a number of Walgreens and CVS pharmacies.

Marlowe is in the River North Gallery District, which has been shrunken by the economy in recent years, but remains a scene worth visiting.

The 900 North Michigan shops, anchored by Bloomingdale’s, Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile shops, and Water Tower Place and Oak Street boutiques are all within a 10-minute walk of Marlowe.

Dining, nightlife. Marlowe residents will be a few minutes’ walk from scores of popular dining and nightlife options in River North and the Gold Coast. They can avoid the crowds and explore the more relaxed scene closer to home in the 700 blocks of Clark, LaSalle and Wells, steps from the building.

Café Iberico on LaSalle is known for its tapas, and for an outstanding selection of affordable wines.

Nearby Clark St venues include Zed 451, 25 Degrees, and Clark Street Ale House.

The 700 block of Wells St hosts Brehon Pub, Prosecco and the ever-popular Yolk. Oak + Char and Farmhouse are just around the corner.

Parks, recreation. Residents at Marlowe will have limited access to parks and recreational opportunities.

Washington Square Park, a tranquil oasis a few blocks northeast of Marlowe, is the only public park within a 10-minute walk of the building.

Chicago’s Riverwalk is a few blocks south of the building.

Transportation. Public transportation from the location is excellent.

Marlowe is a few minutes’ walk from the Brown / Purple Line stop at Franklin and Chicago and the Red Line stop at State and Chicago.

A variety of CTA bus routes run on LaSalle St and along Chicago Ave, Clark St and State St near the property.

The location has fairly quick access to I-90/94 and the city’s expressway grid via the Ontario St / Ohio St on / off ramps.

A Zipcar car-sharing location and a DIVVY bike station are just over a block away. Taxi service is available 24/7.

The competition

You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive River North apartment guide.


Address 169 W Huron St
City Chicago 60654
# of Units 176
Pets Pet-friendly
Parking On-site garage parking
Completed 2018
Management Lennar Multifamily
Website Marlowe

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