Tag: Aqua

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Furnished apartments at Aqua from Suite Home Chicago

Furnished apartments at Aqua from Suite Home Chicago

Aqua is a full-service, high-amenity hotel / apartment / condo tower in Lakeshore East, a self-contained community just east of the Loop. Suite ...
Short-term furnished rentals in Chicago high-rises

Short-term furnished rentals in Chicago high-rises

Almost all of downtown Chicago's rental high-rises have furnished apartments available for short-term stays, either directly from the building or ...
Unusual condo amenities – a private running track

Unusual condo amenities – a private running track

Newer downtown apartment buildings have vied to deliver elaborate amenities packages. Lavish landscaped pool decks with gas grills and fire pits, ...
Question of the day – who’s getting the supervouchers?

Question of the day – who’s getting the supervouchers?

Crain's Chicago Business reported yesterday that the Chicago Housing Authority is issuing "supervouchers" that enable low-income residents to rent ...
Will this seller get a nearly $200K pop on an Aqua convertible?

Will this seller get a nearly $200K pop on an Aqua convertible?

Unit 5909 at Aqua, 225 N Columbus Dr, was just listed for sale at $482,000. According to the Cook County Recorder's Office, the unit was purchased in ...
Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – private outdoor space

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – private outdoor space

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – building amenities

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – building amenities

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – grocery shopping

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – grocery shopping

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – views

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – views

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Aqua apartments, 225 N Columbus Dr, New East Side

Aqua apartments, 225 N Columbus Dr, New East Side

Aqua is an 82-story mixed-use tower in the 28-acre Lakeshore East development on Chicago's New East Side. The building has a 334-room Radisson Blu ...
Aqua resale tries for 46% price increase after a year

Aqua resale tries for 46% price increase after a year

Unit 6901 at Aqua, 225 N Columbus Dr, was purchased for $905,000 in May of last year. The purchase price of the 1,756 square foot, 3-bedroom, 2 ½ ...
If Frank Gehry and Jeanne Gang co-designed Kingsbury Plaza

If Frank Gehry and Jeanne Gang co-designed Kingsbury Plaza

Kingsbury Plaza, 520 N Kingsbury, occupies a striking position on the river, at the western edge of River North. It's one of the first structures ...
Aqua’s underutilized high-floor balconies

Aqua’s underutilized high-floor balconies

In the torrent of words that's been written about Aqua's balconies, I haven't seen any mention of the fact that they're almost completely unused. ...
Rarely seen views of Chicago skyscrapers

Rarely seen views of Chicago skyscrapers

Whether you spend your days earthbound or high up on Chicago high-rises, there are some sights you'll never see, no matter how many different venu ...
$1,950 rent conundrum – an Aqua convertible or a 2-bedroom, 2-bath across the street

$1,950 rent conundrum – an Aqua convertible or a 2-bedroom, 2-bath across the street

Here's a good test of what you prioritize and value in your next apartment. Consider a convertible studio and a 2-bedroom, 2-bath in two different ...
New construction in Chicago, then and now

New construction in Chicago, then and now

What a difference five years makes! Five years ago today we were – Reporting the imminent start of construction at Aqua Touting 1349 S Wabash ...
Three-bedroom rental shootout – Aqua vs 340 on the Park

Three-bedroom rental shootout – Aqua vs 340 on the Park

If you're in the market for a high-end rental on Chicago's New East Side you have options in two very different buildings in the complex: Aqua and ...

Jeanne Gang – The sky’s the limit

A hat tip to architecture critic Lynn Becker for alerting us to this captivating introduction to Jeanne Gang, the magnetic starchitect who's ...
The Coast will cost Aqua, Tides, Shoreham, Aon and 340 some views

The Coast will cost Aqua, Tides, Shoreham, Aon and 340 some views

The Coast will definitely not be clear. The new 499-unit 45-story rental tower that's coming out of the ground at 345 E Wacker Dr as part ...
Up on the roof at Aqua – views that speak for themselves

Up on the roof at Aqua – views that speak for themselves

Join Todd Wendell, who was the project manager for the design team at Aqua, on the roof above the penthouse level, over 800 feet above Chicago, c ...
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