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Downtown Chicago Apartments for All Weather Living

Bask in the sun poolside in the summer then bundle up at the abundance of indoor amenities these downtown Chicago apartments have to offer.

These terrific luxury apartments all offer direct access to the Pedway, a system of underground walkways connecting buildings all over the Chicago Loop. The Pedway houses a plethora of shops, restaurants, and services, like dry cleaners and salons. Moreover, the Pedway affords direct access to the Metra trains and “L” subway, which goes to the airport, making the Pedway an efficient way to access anything you might need in the winter time, all without going outside.

Marquee at Block 37

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, Marquee at Block 37 is the prime spot for summertime luxury living. Warm weather amenities include the outdoor pool and sundeck with cabanas, a rooftop hot tub, multiple terraces with fire pits and grilling stations, as well as a dog run.

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In the wintertime warm up in the resident lounge, steam room and sauna, or penthouse level fitness center, which offers a complementary selection of fitness classes. Relax in the cinema screening lounge, game room, or one of several coffee bars. In addition to direct access to the Pedway and both red and blue line “L” stops, Marquee offers access to the on-site Shops at Block 37, including Magnolia Bakery, Sephora, AMC, as well as a preponderance of additional stores and restaurants.

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Lakeshore East‘s Aqua building is the perfect place to soak in the Chicago summer or brave the Chicago winter.

Enjoy the sunshine from your own downtown Chicago apartment at the outdoor resident area. Spend the day at the outdoor pool area, complete with a hot tub and personal cabanas. As the night cools down, head over to the sky garden rooftop resident area where you can cozy up by one of Aqua’s many fire pits.

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You’ll never have to feel cooped up in the winter time at Aqua. The on-site Filini restaurant and bar and CVS keeps going out to dinner and shopping for essentials convenient. Find entertainment without leaving your apartment at the indoor sky garden lounge. The lounge features a fireplace and is just steps from the media room and movie theatre. Entertain guests in the game room, basketball court, or indoor pool, or work up a sweat in the fitness center, sauna and steam rooms. Furthermore, if you’re looking for something you can’t find inside the building, Aqua offers direct access to the Pedway system.

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Columbus Plaza

Located along the Chicago River in one of the city’s most lively areas, Columbus Plaza is a comfortable and convenient place to call home.

The year round sun room’s retractable sky light makes it conducive to rain-or-shine relaxation.

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Warm weather entertainment is a breeze at the outdoor bar-be-cue grilling stations and resident rooftop area.

Get fit and stay fit during the holiday season without leaving home at the 48th floor fitness center, where you can admire the Chicago skyline. Find just about anything your heart desires just steps from the Columbus Plaza Pedway entrance.


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Great Restaurants in Downtown Chicago: Lakeshore East Edition

Check out these great Lakeshore East spots!

Lakeshore East Apartments are just steps from world-class cuisine, top-ranked chefs, and beautiful spaces!

Lakeshore East offers tons of amazing options when it comes to great food and a luxurious dining experience. Here are the best restaurants to check out when you’re in the Lakeshore East neighborhood.

#1 III Forks

Only the finest Prime steak makes the cut at this mouthwatering steak house. Paired with ocean-fresh seafood like Wild Yellow Tail Hamachi and Seared Scallops, you’re in for a feast! Additionally, there’s an awesome rooftop patio for those who’d love to enjoy great food and great views of Chicago.

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#2 Filini

Another gem of Lakeshore East is located in the luxe Aqua building. Filini is an upscale Italian restaurant and bar featuring renowned chef, Rick Starr. Braised Veal Cheeks, Tortellini, Avocado Fries, Coconut Chocolate Mousse — these are just a few of the delicious items that await you at Filini.

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Courtesy of Filini Restaurant and Bar


#3 MingHin Cuisine

Featured on WTTW’s “Check, Please!” Series, MingHin Cuisine is famous for its authentic Cantonese dishes. This stylish, contemporary restaurant has all of the dumplings, egg rolls, and stir-fry dishes that you can imagine!

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#4 Mezcalina

This upscale Mexican restaurant is known for its authentic flavors and mosaic of ingredients. With dishes like Chile-Marinated Pork, Lamb in Adobo Sauce, and Carnitas Tacos on the menu, there are tons of mouthwatering options to choose from. Furthermore, to top it all off, savor the Tres Leches dessert — a special vanilla cake infused with three delicious milks.

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The possibilities are endless! Ready to live in the Lakeshore East neighborhood? Then call us or stop by our office at 180 N. Wacker to get started. We’d be happy to keep you in the loop!