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945 West Fulton is a 3-story mixed-use building in the Fulton Market section of the West Loop. The building, which dates to the 1920s, has ground-floor restaurants and 16 renovated live-work loft apartments.
945 West Fulton was acquired recently by an affiliate of Reside Living.
945 West Fulton has 3-bedroom apartments that range in size from 2,150 to 2,300 square feet. Floor plans are available online.
The apartments have a classic loft aesthetic, with high ceilings, exposed brick, joists and ductwork, polished concrete floors, large windows and open layouts. Kitchens have ample cabinet and counter space, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.
The apartments have expansive rooms, great closet and storage space, individual heating and air-conditioning, and in-unit washer / dryers.
Most of the apartments have a single bath with a stall shower. Several units have two baths.
Amenities, services, policies
945 West Fulton is smoke-free and pet-friendly, subject to limits. A limited amount of parking is available.
945 West Fulton is located in a pedestrian-friendly environment that still retains some of the gritty aura of its days as a meat-packing center.
The location has good access to shopping, dining, nightlife, Loop offices, the Illinois Medical District hospitals and the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.
Shopping. Residents at 945 West Fulton have a good variety of grocery shopping options nearby.
Whole Foods is a few short blocks southeast on Halsted St.
Mariano’s has been generating a lot of positive buzz and drawing crowds to a large selection of prepared foods and craft beers. Jewel-Osco and Walmart also have locations nearby, and Target is about a mile southwest.
There’s a seasonal farmers market a few blocks east on Fulton, although it may be moving to a new location.
The retail scene in the West Loop is sparse.
Dining, nightlife. The West Loop is an almost indescribably-rich dining and nightlife venue, and 945 West Fulton has great proximity to the best of it.
The building is home to Moto, Next and Aviary, and chef Grant Achatz will be opening another restaurant in the building.
1K Fulton, Google’s new home in Chicago, will have restaurant space.
The Publican and Glazed & Infused are a short block east, across from a planned Brooklyn Bowl.
Randolph Street’s restaurant row, a Chicagoland destination dining spot with dozens of foodie venues, is two short blocks south of 945 West Fulton.
Head a bit further south of Randolph St and you may be overwhelmed by the number and variety of local restaurants.
Nearby Greektown is largely a tourist draw, but some of the restaurants are definitely worth a visit.
Parks, recreation. The nearest public park is more than a half-mile away from 945 West Fulton, and the nearest park with active recreation space is nearly a mile away.
Transportation. Public transportation is excellent.
The building is just around the corner from the new CTA Pink and Green Line stop at Morgan.
The #8 Halsted St bus, a few short blocks east, travels south to the UIC campus and north to Lincoln Park and the Blue Line stop at Grand Ave for transit to O’Hare Airport.
945 West Fulton has excellent access to the city’s expressway grid. Taxi service is readily available near the building. The nearest Zipcar car-sharing location is 3 blocks south on Madison, but one is expected to be added at 1K Fulton. A DIVVY bike station is adjacent to the CTA stop on Morgan.
You’ll find additional options at YoChicago’s comprehensive West Loop apartment guide.
Note: Reside Living is a YoChicago advertiser.