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River North is one of downtown Chicago’s trendiest neighborhoods for loft real estate. Whether it’s a chic artists’ studio or a quaint residential loft that just so happens to be in one of the more desirable and vibrant parts of the Windy City, River North lofts certainly appeal to a broad range of home buyers. For more information on River North lofts for sale or rent in Chicago, contact us today at (312) 566-8141.
River North loft buildings are larger than in some of the other neighborhoods like Lincoln Park, Lakeview, and even the West Loop. Given River North is a more centralized part of downtown, some loft buildings house hundreds of awesome loft units. 758 North Larrabee is a perfect example of a large-scale River North loft development, and given its ideal riverfront location, the demand for lofts here is as high as any other loft building in Chicago. Other top smaller River North loft developments however include 360 W. Illinois, 525 W. Superior, 375 W. Erie, and 33 W. Hubbard, but so many other terrific options should be available all around the area.
Along with being known for having a trendy nightlife and restaurant scene, River North is also home to dozens of chic art galleries and boutique shops, which make for perfect work-live studios, or just an inspiring place to call home. In addition, River North was also once a busy warehouse and industrial district, so the opportunity for real estate developers and investors to transform these existing structures into hot residential real estate was both savvy and lucrative back when development began.
What also makes River North lofts for sale attractive to home buyers is the neighborhoods one-of-a-kind location along the Chicago River. While some River North lofts offer tremendous views of the surrounding downtown area, others feature awesome water views unlike anything else offered in Chicago. For those who work downtown in other neighborhood areas such as the Gold Coast, Streeterville, or the Loop, a River North loft for sale isn’t only a stylish option that has character, but its also extremely convenient for your every day commute. Several CTA Brown Line stops are scattered all around River North, while the Red Line is also well within walking distance to many parts of the neighborhood. And while we mentioned the River North dining scene above, many restaurants situated here you just have to simply try in person to fully understand. Places like Japonais, RPM Italian, and SUSHISAMBA get much of the headlines but there are a seemingly endless supply of great places for a quiet dinner or fun-filled night out on the town.