The Draper Apartments

the Draper Apartments

5050 N Broadway, Chicago, IL, 60640

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Total Units: 342

Neighborhood Info: Uptown, Edgewater

The Draper Apartments is located at 5050 N Broadway, between Carmen and Winnemac in Uptown.  Originally a mid-century office building, The Draper Apartments is the result of a meticulous full gut rehab of 354 apartments that pays homage to the original 1950’s architecture with all modern conveniences and amenities.  As part of the rehab, this pet-friendly Uptown apartment building now has the first-class amenities of any luxury counterpart witha loft like feel.  The rooftop boasts an outdoor pool, terrace, BBQ grills and fire pits.  There is also door staff, a full fitness center, a full media room, Tiki Lounge, secure garage parking, and a bike room.  Inside the apartments in this 11 story building is an attention to detail with high-end finishes, beautiful kitchen cabinets and appliances.  The wood floors terminate right into the floor-to-ceiling windows that create beautiful Chicago skyline views.  These loft apartments have high ceilings and exposed beams.

There are many choices for getting around Chicago from The Draper Apartments.  These Uptown apartments are located just 1 block from the Argyle CTA Red Line train station.  The CTA 36 bus is right in front, or, walk to Marine Drive to the east and hop on CTA bus lines 136, 146, 148, 151.  Since these apartments are just a few minutes from the Lakefront Trail, biking is also a great and easy option.

When you live at The Draper Apartments, you are walking distance from the lakefront.  In a 5-10 minute walk you can be at Foster Beach and Foster Beach Fields.  A little further south along the Lakefront Trail is Montrose Dog Beach, Wilson Skate Park, Montrose Lakefront Track, and Montrose Beach.  North along the lakefront from Foster  is the beautiful Hollywood Beach.

The Uptown neighborhood is filled with great restaurants, shops and grocery stores.  Mariano’s is a 5 minute walk east at the corner of Foster and Sheridan.  Popular neighborhood spots around The Draper Apartments are The Bongo Room, The SoFo Tap, Chicago Grind, Tweet, Bar Roma, Tai Nam Food Market, and so much more.  

The area around The Draper Apartments in Uptown is home to many wonderful schools including Goudy Public School, McCutcheon Elementary School, Lourdes School, Chicago Waldorf School, Lake View High School, Helen Peirce School of International Studies, Senn High School, Lycee Francais de Chicago, Ravenswood Montessori School, and Courtney School.

Call The Draper Apartments today and schedule a tour of these lovely Uptown apartments for rent!

Apartment Features & Amenities

Stainless Steel Appliances

Building Features & Amenities

Fitness Center
Free Wi-Fi in Common Areas
Grill Area
Secured Entry

Leasing Office Information


Located in Uptown

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