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Alta Grand Central Apartments

221 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL, 60605

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Total Units: 346
Application Fee: $50
Leases Available: Short Term, 12 months, 12+ months

Neighborhood Info: South Loop, Chicago Loop

The South Loop apartments for rent at Alta Grand Central, located at 221 W. Harrison St, set a new precedent for an already historic Chicago location. The apartment building’s site was once home to Grand Central Station. Today, the spirit of the movement, innovation, and excitement that helped Chicago grow into a modern metropolis is neatly encapsulated in the new South Loop apartments at Alta Grand Central. The neighborhood surrounds these new construction apartments in developing a new sense of identity, reclaiming unused land on the banks of the Chicago River South Branch, and creating a neighborhood that bridges the commotion of downtown Chicago and the classic areas of the city’s near south side. 

Renters at these South Loop apartments will discover a world of amenities that match any set offered by luxury apartments in Chicago. There are outdoor workout stations, dry cleaning pickup and dropoff, electric vehicle charging stations, a bike shop, a luxe rooftop lounge inspired by the romantic heyday of railway travel, a dog park and grooming spa, a yoga studio, massage room, fully equipped gym and fitness center, coffee room, outdoor swimming pool with cabana lounges, and a fully connected co-working space. 

The apartments boast a wealth of interior highlights, from the keyless digital entry system to the soft-close cabinetry. Every detail was obsessively crafted to create the perfect place for apartment renters to begin and wind down their Chicago journey. Kitchens feature quartz counters with oversized sinks to make meal prep a joy. Nest thermostats make the apartments for rent at Alta Grand Central comfortable and energy-efficient. Stainless steel appliances lend a modern look and feel to the interiors. Open concept layouts make it easy to entertain guests in the luxury apartments for rent at Alta Grand Central.

Renters can walk to neighborhood favorites such as Amarit Thai, Sofi, and First Draft from these South Loop apartments. Target isn’t too far away for any day-to-day errands, and there are numerous grocery stores in the neighborhood, including Trader Joe’s, Jewel-Osco, and Whole Foods. Immediately north of these apartments, renters will uncover the charming Printer’s Row neighborhood. This historic enclave hosts an annual literary festival, a big draw for artists and writers worldwide. Renters keen to explore Chicago’s natural side will find ample park space near these South Loop apartments, like Ping Tom Memorial Park to the south, Grant Park to the east, and Millennium Park to the northeast. 

Transportation options abound near these South Loop apartments, like the convenient LaSalle Metra station, only two blocks away. CTA Brown, Orange, Pink and Purple lines stop at the LaSalle/Van Buren station, about ten minutes walking distance from the apartments at Alta Grand Central. Schools in the neighborhood include South Loop Elementary School, British International School Chicago, Village Leadership Academy, and Jones College Prep.

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Located in South Loop

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South Loop apartments range from studios to 3 bedrooms. They have proximity to the Loop with numerous brand new luxury apartments available with great city views or Lake Michigan views.
South Branch of the Chicago River at Ping Tom Park with Chicago skyline in the background in the South Loop Chicago