I’ve visited the building and its adjacent dog park several times with Dan McDonough, Planned’s marketing director, and can vouch for its dog-friendliness. There’s a supply of free dog treats in the management office, and the building recently added night lights, a grassy area, a poop-bag dispenser and paw-activated water fountains to the dog park.
At a recent resident event, Planned ran contests for the most talented dog, happiest dog and best owner-dog look-alike in the building. At 1:54 in the above video, McDonough appears to down a dog treat while competing in the happiest dog contest. I have a call in to Dan to learn whether he entered himself and his dog, Butkus, in the look-alike contest.
You can see my recent visit to the 1000 N LaSalle dog park in the following video:
If there’s ever a contest for best dancing by a Chicago apartment marketing director, McDonough has to be a contender: