400 North LaSalle is a 45-story condominium tower with 452 luxury apartments. The building was finished in 2005, by a joint venture between Draper and Kramer, Incorporated and Equity Marketing. Together they form DK Equity LLC which acquires and converts rental properties. Other finished projects in Chicago are 401 East Ontario and The Grand Ohio.
There are four things that make 400 North LaSalle such a special place to live at – architecture, amenities, location and views. Those components combined with the affordability make this property the perfect choice for first-time buyers, empty nesters, and those looking for in-town residences.
The floor plans available are studios, convertibles, one bedrooms, one bedroom plus dens, two bedrooms and two bedroom plus dens. Although the building has gone condo, you can still rent here. You can do it either by checking with the central office or with the individual condo owners. Rents range from $1,150 to $1,364 for studios; $1,550 to $1,895 for convertibles, $1,800 to $2,175 for one-bedrooms; $2,150 to $2,475 for one-bedrooms with dens; and $2,650 to $2,967 for two-bedrooms.
Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz & Associates, 400 North LaSalle has a number of amenities that will satisfy even the most demanding buyers. There is a top of the line fitness center, so that all residents can stay/get in shape. The building also features an outdoor landscaped sundeck with heated pool and whirlpool spa. Party room with full-service kitchen. Indoor parking garage. Storage and bike lockers per unit. There is a ground level café called Camille. 24-hour door staff and alarm system takes care of the security. A very friendly and helpful maintenance staff is at the residents’ disposal in case any problems occur.
As far as the units are concerned, all of them have balconies; new wall-to-wall carpeting; abundant closet space; washer and dryer; kitchen equipped with General Electric stainless steel appliances and sink, pullout Kohler faucet, wood cabinetry; Kohler fixtures in kitchen and baths. Upgrades are available. All rooms are pre-wired for high-speed internet, telephony and cable TV.
The location is ideal. This is the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, known as the prestigious and wealthiest area in town. Residents are really close to downtown Chicago, so there is plenty of entertainment, shopping and dinning available, but at the same time, the complex is separated from the street by a 13,000-square-foot entry park with trees and a fountain. Public transport is easy to catch here as the 156 LaSalle bus stops right outside the door with the CTA stop on the Brown and Purple Lines at the Merchandise Mart, just a block south. The 156 LaSalle bus stops right outside the door.