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The first floor front of the brick building, which was built in the 1920s, has an elaborate terra cotta façade. The motif of fluted columns and fleur-de-lis is repeated in the interior entryway.
Reside at 823 has undergone substantial renovation since its acquisition by an affiliate of Reside Living.
Reside at 823 offers studio and 1-bedroom floor plans. Floor plans and availability are accessible online.
Studios span 374 square feet and 1-bedrooms have 686 square feet.
Kitchens and baths have been updated. The galley kitchens have gas ranges and built-in microwaves.
The apartments have separate dining areas, hardwood floors, vintage details and good closet space.
Amenities, services, policies
Like most vintage buildings, Reside at 823 has limited common-area amenities.
There’s a laundry room, bicycle storage and a patio with gas grills and seating areas. Free basic Wi-Fi is available.
Reside at 823 is pet-friendly, subject to limits, and smoke-free.
Reside at 823 is in the largely residential Buena Park neighborhood, which is dominated by low-rise buildings and single-family homes, in contrast to the denser and more commercial character of Lakeview to the south.
Thorek Hospital is two short blocks south of the property.
Shopping. The predominantly residential neighborhood has limited pedestrian access to shopping.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment. Residents are likely to head south to the thriving dining and nightlife scene in Lakeview, since there are few options in Buena Park.
El Mariachi, a 10-minute walk south, is a good spot for tacos and tequila.
Parks, recreation. Reside at 823 residents have convenient access to public parks and recreational activities.
The 8-acre Clarendon Park, a few blocks north of the building, has junior baseball and softball fields, tennis courts, a two-hoop basketball court, a dog-friendly area and a playground. The field house has a gym, a fitness center and several meeting rooms.
Free Wi-Fi, a concession stand and volleyball nets are just a few of the draws at nearby Montrose Beach.
The 2-acre Gill Park, a few blocks south of Reside at 823, has an indoor pool.
The 1,200-acre Lincoln Park, one of the great public spaces in America, is just east of Reside at 823. Lincoln Park has almost every recreational amenity imaginable, from an archery range to a great free zoo.
At this point in the park you’ll find a playground, the 9-hole Sydney Marovitz golf course, tennis courts and ball fields, and a picnic area.
Transportation. Reside at 823 has good access to public transportation.
It’s less than a 10-minute walk from Reside at 823 to the CTA Red Line stop at Sheridan. The #80 bus on Irving Park Rd, a few blocks south of the building, travels west to the Blue Line for connections to O’Hare Airport.
The #36 bus on Broadway, steps from the building, travels south through Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast and River North into the Loop, providing access to endless shopping, dining, nightlife and employment venues.
Reside at 823 residents have a short walk to the #146 (pdf) and #135 bus stops on Marine Drive. The 146 runs express to the 900 Shops, anchored by Bloomingdale’s, on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, and then on to the Loop. The #135 bus provides express service to the New East Side and Loop.
Lake Shore Drive access is convenient. Crosstown access to I-90/94 and the city’s expressway grid is inconvenient from this location, and can be especially time-consuming before and after Cubs’ games.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s Buena Park / Uptown apartment guide.
Rentals are typically available in a number of nearby condo buildings, sometimes at lower rents than in the managed apartment buildings.
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