Though the majority of high-rise buildings being built in Chicago are apartments, the condominium market is beginning to heat up again too. Certainly, those looking for luxury living in a new or reinvigorated tower will appreciate the many unique opportunities to own in some of the city's best neighborhoods. These range from awe-inspiring luxury penthouses to one-bedroom homes that are perfect for young professionals looking to live where the action is. Over the next few years, we'll be seeing a number of exciting new high-rise constructions appearing across the city, but we've selected the best. Read about each of them below.
One Bennett Park
The stunning masonry and glass facade of One Bennett Park makes it a striking—yet classic—addition to Chicago's Streeterville skyline. At 843 feet, it's also the thirteenth tallest tower in the city, offering a combination of luxury condos and apartments. While its soaring heights might make it imposing, though, a 1.7-acre park at its the base should have the opposite effect.
When completed, the 69 One Bennett Park condos for sale will be available in two-to-four-bedroom layouts and will include a number of high-end finishes and luxury amenities. From floor to ceiling, each has been carefully crafted with an artful eye toward timeless design, meaning One Bennett Park is likely to be one of Chicago's hottest properties for years to come. One Bennett Park is expected to be completed in 2019. Read more about it here.
Built within the preserved skeleton of the former Lincoln Park Hospital, Webster Square's twelve-stories of luxury units start around $460k and go all the way up to $2.3 million. These luxury units offer a great location in the heart of Lincoln Park, with unparalleled access to a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences. The final plan for Webster Square includes a mix of rental units, condos, and even single-family homes, ensuring a diverse local community. Some of the amenities you'll find here include:
- Residents lounge
- 24-hour doorman
- Heated underground parking
- Landscaped rooftop sundeck
- State-of-the-art fitness center
Webster Square condos are ready for buyers. Take a look at Terri McAuley's listings of Webster Square homes for sale here.
Wicker Park Connection
Like many new developments in Chicago, Wicker Park Connection will include a variety of dwelling units, from apartments to condos to townhomes. At the moment, plans include a seven-story condo tower, an eleven-story rental building, and 17 townhomes. When completed, the development will also include a winding pathway of restaurants and shopping that's sure to create street life between Milwaukee Avenue and Division Street. This walkway will also include a recreation area and green space for residents to relax.
Construction began on Wicker Park Connection this summer, and information for buyers should be available soon. You can sign-up for their mailing list on the official Wicker Park Connection website or register with us and create alerts for when listings at this address appear.
Hayden West Loop
The first of two nine-story towers projected for the development, this unique West Loop building will offer 28 large, multi-bedroom condos carefully designed for single-family lifestyles. Designed by renowned architects at Booth Hansen, these ultra-luxury homes feature brilliant floor-to-ceiling windows and folding wall systems that emphasize the connection between inside and out. Hayden West Loop is sure to attract buyers who want to live in one of the city's fastest-growing neighborhoods. From fine dining and boutique shopping to art galleries and world-class performances, West Loop represents the pinnacle of Chicago lifestyles.
Some of the amenities you'll discover at Hayden West Loop include:
- Full-time doorman
- Private elevator access and separate freight elevator
- 2 heated parking spots with electric hook-ups
- Wolf and Subzero appliances
- Crestron home automation systems
All this luxury comes at a price, however. Homes at Hayden West Loop start at $1.8 million. Read more here.
900 W. Washington
This supremely elegant building is another of West Loop's most exciting new development. It includes just 22 high-end residences, topped by two envy-worthy penthouses, in a striking neo-industrial wrapper that hearkens back to the neighborhoods industrial roots. As you'd expect with ultra-luxury homes, no expense has been spared in including high-end finishes, including an abundance of upgrade options that can accommodate a variety of tastes. You can expect 10-foot ceilings and walls of windows that create a sense of openness throughout your home. State-of-the-art features like retinal scan entry, heated concrete floors, and private elevators make life here very convenient indeed.
Occupancy is expected to being in the summer of 2018. Read more about 900 W. Washington here.
At 111 South Peoria in West Loop, Illume (or 111ume) was originally conceived as 205 rental units but changed to 78 high-end condos to better appeal to the neighborhood's demographics. Illume's design has been inspired by the art and creativity on display in Chicago's West Loop, and makes brilliant use of space to provide one to three-bedroom spaces for families and young professionals who appreciate a stellar location. When completed, the building's amenities will include 24/7 doorman service, dry-cleaning drop-off, gargage parking, and much more.
Condos at Illume start at an affordable $192,000 but go all the way up to $2.5 million for the largest penthouse. Read about Illume here.
No. 9 Walton
A new start of living in Chicago's Gold Coast, No. 9 Walton is home to ultra-luxury condos that start—yes, start—at $1.95 million and top out at $12.5 million. From its old-word motor court to its impeccably detailed lobby, No. 9 Walton has been appointed to reflect the timelessness of luxury living. Each one of these 66 spectacular residences can be customized to suit the buyer's individual needs. Kitchens include Wolf, Subzero, and LaCornue appliances and Kallista nickel plated plumbing features. Each home includes a fireplace, oak or walnut hardwood floors, crown moldings, a built-in safe, and heated floors. And the amenities at No. 9 Walton are no less impressive. They include
- A fully staffed lobby and valet
- House car and drive
- Indoor lap pool, steam room, and sauna
- Fully equipped fitness center
- Private wine storage
By: Terri McAuleyChicago Condos for Sale
“Chicago’s Luxury Condo Specialist”