One of Lakeshore East's most easily recognizable towers is Aqua. The 82
story mixed-use high-rise was designed by architect Jeanne Gang and
known for it's wavy balconies. The tower has in fact won several awards,
including the Emporis Skyscraper Award for best tower of 2009. The highrise
contains 262 Chicago condos and 474 apartments plus is in the process of finishing out 18 floors of
hotel space that will house a 334 room Radisson Blu hotel, the first in the
country. Chicago real estate developer Magellan also just recently completed a sale to J.P. Morgan
Asset Management for a majority stake of the rental portion of the tower,
which is 97% leased.
Lakeshore East has always been a favorite location for condo buyers.
Aqua is close to Millennium Park and all of its attractions, as well as the
Park at Lakeshore East. Balcony views take in everything from lake
Michigan, the Chicago skyline, parks and Navy Pier.
The condos at Aqua range in size from studios to three
bedroom units. They are located on floors 53 through 81. The finishes are
what you would expect at any luxury high-rise; hardwood flooring,
bedroom carpets, full size washer and dryer, GE stainless steel
appliances, granite counter tops, Toto, Moen and Grohe fixtures, custom
cabinets and lighting plus stone baths with oversized tubs and separate
showers. The units are also pre-wired for high-speed Internet, cable and
The apartments at Aqua come with the same high-end finishes as the
condos and are located on floors 19 though 52. The rental units come in
studio, convertible and one to two bedroom layouts.
Whether you lease or buy at Aqua, you'll get to enjoy all of the building
amenities, which are top notch as well. The 35,000 square foot Shore
Club at Aqua has just about every recreational opportunity you'd want.
There is a media room with theater-style seating, spa, fitness center,
whirlpool, sauna, steam room, massage room, yoga and pilates studio,
game room, party rooms with catering kitchen plus business center and
But it doesn't stop there. Aqua also has an 80,000 square foot
landscaped outdoor deck. There you'll find gardens, hot tubs, gazebos, a
running track, grilling area, fire pit, seating and pools with cabanas and
There are a limited number of apartments left for rent at Aqua, as well as
only a few condos available for purchase. For the most up to date
information on pricing and availability, please contact us.
Take your lifestyle to the next level with Chicago Aqua Lakeshore East Condominiums. Immediately, you’ll see from the outside. that this building is something special. It's simply beautiful. Jeanne Gang, the design architect from Studio Gang Architects, calls it “highly sculptural.” This high rise is sophisticated yet affordable, great for the up-and-coming professional or young couple planning to raise a family in style.
Aqua's flowing architecture
Yes, the building is beautiful but the neighborhood is equally fantastic. You will be near Millennium Park, but closer still to the 6- acre Park at Lakeshore East. There are pathway gardens, an area for the children to play, fountains and a dog park. This gorgeous building is part of a community of six luxury highrises already launched in the Lakeshore East District. You are also only mere minutes away from everything, including the Museum Campus, Soldier Field, the Theater District and the Magnificent Mile.
Living in this luxury high rise, you’ll experience two Chicagos—the city you travel around in every day, the city you shop in, dine in, work and play in...and the city you come home to at night. The city you gaze at from your balcony, with its breathtaking urban view. The lights at night, the greenery during the day. The people.
There are loads of amenities in these condos including gourmet kitchens, soaker tubs and walk-in showers in the master bedroom. And, your balcony will be unlike any other, as each balcony is unique.
The Shore Club itself has too many amenities, including a fitness center, spa, cardio and weight room, massage room, hot tub, yoga and pilates studio, even a media room with theaterstyle seating. Those are just a few of the cool things you'll find there. The building features a sundeck and gardens, running track, pool and hot tub, gazebos and poolside cabanas, a fire pit, barbecue areas and an outdoor shower.
You will never have to leave this Chicago luxury condo, especially since there is a business center and Internet cafe. Game and billiards room. Club suite with catering kitchen. A library. A coffee bar and lounge.
Designer condos exist from floors 53-56. Choice condos are floors 58-76. Designer units feature 8-foot, 8-inch ceilings; floor-to-ceiling windows; tempered sliding glass balcony doors; stacked washer and dryer walk-in closets in most units; carmelized bamboo flooring in dining rooms, living rooms and kitchens; contemporary wood base trim throughout the home; and 7-inch solid core interior doors finished with brushed chrome.
Choice units feature many of the same things, with a few exceptions. These homes have 4 ¼- inch painted wood base trim throughout; hardwood floors in the dining rooms, living rooms, kitchens, foyers and hallways; plush wall-to-wall carpeting in bedrooms; year-round individually controlled heating and airconditioning. They are also pre-wired for highspeed Internet and cable television. In the kitchen, you will have a choice between Snaidero or Fieldstone cabinets. You will also have a 3/4-inch granite countertop with halfround bull-nose and a 4-inch matching granite backsplash.
Choice condos also have 1/2-horsepower garbage disposal and stainless steel designer appliances. Powder rooms have Toto pedestal sinks, 12-inch stone flooring with wood base, Grohe or Moen fixtures and a white elongated Toto toilet.
Make a preconstruction purchase and get the best floorplan layouts at the best prices. You can also visit the sales center at 375 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL. It is open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.