Over 2,000 New Apartments Coming Soon to River North

A rendering of 8 E. Huron, one of several apartment towers now under construction in River North.

People want to live in the middle of cities today. They want to ditch their cars and walk to shops, restaurants, public transportation and theaters. And it’s not just young people: A mix of empty nesters, Baby Boomers and Millennials are all choosing the urban lifestyle in cities across the country.

That’s why we’re seeing so many new apartment buildings rising in the center of cities. Demand is high, and developers are racing to meet it.

Chicago’s River North neighborhood is no exception with over 2,000 units coming to market this year and next. In fact, apartment developers are especially busy in this part of the city. This shouldn’t be a surprise: River North features exactly what those seeking the urban lifestyle want, plenty of restaurants, shops, bars, theaters and options for public transportation.

Here, then, is a quick look at some of the most important new apartment projects now under construction in River North and slated for delivery in 2017 and 2018: Continue reading “Over 2,000 New Apartments Coming Soon to River North”