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The Belmont by Reside Flats is a 3-story, 29-unit vintage apartment building at 425 W Belmont Ave in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood.
The building is instantly recognizable by the brick piers and large balconies fronting Belmont Ave.
The building has undergone a complete renovation following its recent acquisition by an affiliate of Reside Living.
The Belmont by Reside Flats has a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. One-bedrooms range in size from 620 to 680 square feet, and 2-bedroom, 2-baths from 905 to 1,235 square feet. Three-bedroom, 2-bath apartments span 1,265 square feet.
Floor plans and availability are accessible online.
The completely renovated apartments have hardwood floors in living areas and exposed brick walls.
The apartments have in-unit washer / dryers, new baths, and stylish kitchens with gas ranges and built-in microwaves. Units have individual heat and central air. Reside’s “accent wall” program enables the use of color to expand the space visually.
Amenities, services, policies
The Belmont by Reside Flats has a resident lounge and limited on-site parking.
The building is pet-friendly, subject to limits, and smoke-free.
The Belmont by Reside Flats is on Belmont Ave just west of the intersection of Sheridan Rd and Lake Shore Drive.
Shopping. The nearest full-service grocery stores are about a half-mile from The Belmont by Reside Flats.
Jewel-Osco and Treasure Island are north on Broadway and Trader Joe’s and Walmart Neighborhood Market locations are about the same distance south. The Walmart has a pharmacy and there’s also a Walgreens at Belmont and Broadway.
Construction is underway for a new Mariano’s at Broadway just north of Wellington, a few blocks west of the building. The Mariano’s is slated to open in 2016.
Dining, nightlife, entertainment. The neighborhood has a hyper-abundance of restaurants, bars and theaters, but you’ll have to travel a few blocks west to reach almost all of them.
Walk west to Broadway and you’re in the center of a lively scene with too many venues to list.
The dense bar and restaurant scene in Wrigleyville is within walking distance.
Neighborhood street festivals and fairs are a great source of entertainment in the summer. Events near The Belmont by Reside Flats include – to name a few – Northalsted Market Days, the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts, Wrigleyville Summerfest, SausageFest, the Chicago Marathon and, of course, Pride Week. The websites for the Lakeview Citizens Council and the Lakeview and Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce are a good source to learn about upcoming events.
Parks, recreation. The Belmont by Reside Flats residents have convenient access to public parks and recreational activities.
The 1200-acre Lincoln Park, one of the great public spaces in America, is just east of The Belmont by Reside Flats.
Transportation. The Belmont by Reside Flats has good access to public transportation.
A variety of CTA bus routes traverse the area, steps from the property.
The Belmont by Reside Flats residents have a short walk to the #146 CTA bus (pdf) which runs express to the 900 Shops, anchored by Bloomingdale’s, on Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile, and then on to the Loop.
The #156 and #151 buses stop just east of the building on their way to the Loop. The #77 bus stops outside the building and connects to the CTA Red, Brown and Purple lines and the Blue Line to O’Hare Airport.
Lake Shore Drive access is a half-block away. 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 Lakeview 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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