Tag: EnV

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River North’s best apartment towers – walking distance to the Loop

River North’s best apartment towers – walking distance to the Loop

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North spotlighted the buildings with the best views, the most convenient grocery ...
EnV apartments, 161 W Kinzie St, River North

EnV apartments, 161 W Kinzie St, River North

EnV, 161 W Kinzie St in Chicago's River North neighborhood, is a sleek 28-story, 249-unit full-amenity apartment tower. The building has 129 parking s ...
Does a Yelper live in Lincoln Park and at EnV?

Does a Yelper live in Lincoln Park and at EnV?

A year ago in April we wondered whether, based on its uniformly negative Yelp reviews, EnV was Chicago's worst new apartment tower. We also expres ...
McClurg Court joins the month’s free rent movement

McClurg Court joins the month’s free rent movement

The new apartment buildings all seem to be offering a month's free rent as an incentive to renters. We recently noted that EnV was the first "t ...
Two free months at EnV – a sign of a softening market?

Two free months at EnV – a sign of a softening market?

Renters at EnV in River North might be envious of the views (and closet space) enjoyed by residents of nearby buildings. Will residents of those b ...
River North’s EnV bars rental services from advertising apartments

River North’s EnV bars rental services from advertising apartments

Earlier this month EnV, a luxury apartment high-rise in River North, sent out an email, with a broker agreement attached, informing rental service ...
EnV digs even deeper for discounts

EnV digs even deeper for discounts

It seems like only yesterday that we were reporting steep price cuts on apartments at EnV in River North. It was, in fact, all of four days ago. ...
EnV apartments offers steep rent discounts

EnV apartments offers steep rent discounts

Discount is a dirty word in the world of new rental high-rises, where price-cutting takes the form of "free rent" specials limited to new renters. ...
Is EnV Chicago’s worst new apartment tower?

Is EnV Chicago’s worst new apartment tower?

I've recently updated our Near North at-a-glance apartment list and map with several new links to online availability checks, and added links to Y ...
Do Parc Huron, EnV prices suggest possibility of condo-to-rental conversions?

Do Parc Huron, EnV prices suggest possibility of condo-to-rental conversions?

The prices at which two new apartment towers have sold recently raise the question of whether owners in some newer condo buildings could realize h ...
Another River North apartment tower up for sale

Another River North apartment tower up for sale

The market for downtown Chicago apartment towers has been active lately, and River North has been the strongest submarket. EnV, 161 W Kinzie, ...
EnV for sale for $500K a unit?

EnV for sale for $500K a unit?

According to Crain's, the new, not yet fully-occupied EnV apartment tower in River North is for sale and might fetch its owners $125 million. T ...
Will EnV renters envy others’ closets?

Will EnV renters envy others’ closets?

Call it a coat closet. Call it a hall closet. Call it a utility closet. Call it missing in the illustrated floor plan, which rents from $2,444 to ...
Retail watch: EnV still EmT

Retail watch: EnV still EmT

Sharon Kahan and Peter Graham of CB Richard Ellis are still searching for a few good tenants for EnV's 27,000 square feet of retail space. The to ...
EnV gets LEED certification

EnV gets LEED certification

The 249-unit EnV apartment tower at 161 W Kinzie St in River North is now LEED certified. "EnV achieved LEED certification for use of recycled and ...

Quote of the day: EnV misses the mark

We thought we could deliver a product that renters would appreciate and pay for. Not yet, apparently. That's David Lynd of the Lynd Company, on his e ...
The party has started at EnV in River North

The party has started at EnV in River North

Today Mark Boyer stumbled across the Facebook page for 200 Squared, the new rental high-rise at Lake and Wells street in the Loop, and posted a fe ...
First deliveries on EnV's horizon

First deliveries on EnV's horizon

The first 12 residential floors of EnV in River North will open to tenants the middle of next month, according to the tower's leasing staff. EnV's se ...
Construction checkup: Wells Street's rental high-rises

Construction checkup: Wells Street's rental high-rises

On Friday I found myself on Wells Street in the Loop, starting my hike back toward the Yo offices in River North, when I happened upon the construc ...
Construction checkup: EnV

Construction checkup: EnV

Joe Zekas brought back this shot of EnV, 161 W Kinzie St, from his visit to 400 North LaSalle yesterday afternoon. Window installation appears to ha ...
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