225 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
Here are the Aqua condos for sale and rent with their location, building and apartment information. Schedule a showing online.
Aqua apartments with a condo form of ownership range from studios to 3 bedrooms. Studios have 573 to 584 square feet. One bedroom condos have 571 to 1,550 square feet. Two bedroom condos have 1,090 to 1,900 square feet. Three bedroom condos have 1,581 to 3,631 square feet. Aqua penthouses are on floors 76 to 81.
All of the condos have balconies, floor to ceiling windows and a washer and dryer. Cooking appliances are gas. Since the condos are on the upper floors of the building they all have great city and/or lake views!
Here’s a link to several of the floor plans. One feature you’ll not see is a stall shower.
Prices range from $300K to over $2M. See the listings below for current list prices.
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CONDOS SIMILAR TO THE AQUA BUILDING
Aqua was built in 2009 at 225 North Columbus Drive. The building is known for its unique exterior with irregularly shaped balconies that create the appearance of water flowing down. It won the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2009. Aqua is also known as the third tallest building in the world currently with a woman as the lead architect.
The building houses 260+ condos at the top of its 81 stories. It’s the fifth tallest residential building in Chicago and the ninth tallest in the United States.
The condos are above 474 rental apartments and the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. The residential units have their own entrance.
The tower has both indoor and outdoor pools, a bike room, sauna, sundeck, exercise room, yoga/pilates room, running track, basketball court, media room and party room. It also has a dry cleaner, concierge and access to Chicago’s Pedway. Parking is deeded. Pets are ok. Utilities included in the monthly assessment are: air conditioning, cable TV, gas, heat and water.
Community Specialists manages the building. The management office phone number is (312) 233-0225 . The front desk phone number is (312) 278-2025.
The condo association has a helpful web site. See Aqua At Lakeshore East Condominium Association.
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225 N Columbus is located between Lake and South Water north of Millennium Park. It’s in the New Eastside neighborhood of Chicago’s Loop and part of the Lakeshore East Development. The lakefront is 4 blocks east. Michigan Avenue is 2 blocks west.
There are 2 grocery stores within a block, Mariano’s and Bockwinkel’s. There’s also a CVS Pharmacy next door. To learn more about the neighborhood visit NewEastside.org.
The Aqua building currently has a Walk Score of 94 and a Transit Score of 100. Multiple bus stops are within 2 blocks. Multiple car sharing services are on the same block. The stop for almost every L line is around half a mile away.
The tower has a Bike Score of 83. A Divvy bike sharing station is 2 blocks to the south.
According to WalkScore.com, 225 N Columbus has a Crime Grade of A. That means it’s a lowest crime area compared to all of Chicago.
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