The 3 Hottest River North Apartment High-Rises Right Now
by Nick Nastos
on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at 6:18pm.
Bordering the infamous Magnificent Mile, River North is one of Chicago’s trendsetting communities when it comes to award-winning restaurants, entertainment, galleries and chic residential options. Some of the area’s hottest apartment high-rises reside in River North, with an array of exceptional amenities to match.
Wolf Point West
One of the most popular locations is Wolf Point West, at the convergence of three branches of the Chicago River. A full 46-stories high, the building offers up sensational, floor-to-ceiling windows, in addition to some inset balconies, providing stunning scenery, high above the city. The new construction apartments are adorned with quartz countertops and wood-grained flooring, with a variety of floor plans ranging from a cozy studio to a sprawling, three-bedroom penthouse unit.
The building also features a Sky Lounge and sundeck on its top level, serving up dramatic views, along with a fitness center and sauna. In addition, main floor amenities range from an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub to a golf simulator and dog run. With a prime location just across from the Merchandise Market, the high-rise is close to an impressive array of shops, restaurants, museums and boutiques. As well, the building sits close to options in transportation, as well as the Chicago Riverwalk.
640 N. Wells
The luxurious 640 N Wells high-rise invites plenty of natural light with floor-to-ceiling windows and high ceilings. As well, some units also include private balconies for enjoying the sensational views. Additionally, the high-end homes include chef’s kitchens, with stainless steel appliances and stone countertops.
Residents are sure to delight in the heated rooftop swimming pool atop the building’s 23rd-floor, along with a hot tub and private cabanas, with exceptional, 360-degree views of the surrounding downtown area. There’s also a penthouse social club and demonstration kitchen, plus a grilling terrace and fitness on a lower level of the building. The building even offers a uniquely landscaped putting green.
Gallery on Wells
Meanwhile, the 39-story high, Gallery on Wells features an outstanding amenity deck, with a swimming pool and cabanas, plus a grilling area. There’s also a private terrace for units residing on the upper floors, a community garden, a fitness center with city views and a sauna, among other top-notch amenities.
The tower hosts a collection of studios and convertible floor plans, as well as units of up to three-bedrooms. The stylish setting includes sweeping views of Downtown and River North, with an artistic setting that’s hard to match.