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A view of the construction at the new The Grand luxury apartment building in Chicago'd River North

The dust has cleared at the former site of River North’s Clark and Barlow hardware store, located on the southwest corner of Grand & Orleans. In its place is a brand new luxury apartment building in the making.

Plans are already moving forward for the 452-foot upscale apartments, which are set to grace 369 W. Grand Ave. “The Grand”, as its proposed to be named, is reaching high into the sky and looking fine.

A map of the neighborhood surrounding 369 West Grand Avenue in Chicago's River North neighborhood
Neighborhood map around 369 W Grand Avenue in Chicago’s River North neighborhood

Successful and Seasoned Developers & Designers

At the helm of The Grand project is the highly successful developer, Onni Group.  With projects such as The Hudson, Old Town Park Tower 1 and the brand new Tower 2 in its portfolio, the Onni Group is well-known for its innovative approach and ability to make things happen.

Photo of Living Room Luxury Apartment at Old Town Park

Brininstool & Lynch will contribute their architectural expertise to the building as well.  The firm is responsible for the design of two luxury apartment communities that recently opened in downtown Chicago – 1333 S Wabash in the South Loop and The Mason in the West Loop.

High Expectations and Amazing Amenities Await You

Stretching a full 452 feet into the sky, the 38-story tower will offer 356 residential rentals and a whopping 261 convenient parking spaces on-site.

The high-end River North apartments will be filled with all the extras. On the 6th floor, you’ll find a pool complete with cabanas, perfect for mingling with your neighbors and for entertaining guests.

The tower will sit on a 5-story, block-long podium of retail and garage space.  You won’t even have to leave the building to get your shopping on.  With 11,000 square feet of dedicated retail going in on the ground floor, it will be a shopper’s paradise.

All About the Town

Since the property is situated on the southwest end of River North, in a matter of a few minutes’ walk and a quick cross of the river, you’ll be at the Loop, Fulton River District, and West Loop.

Here’s what’s within a short 10-minute walk from the location of “The Grand”:

Plenty of Perks for Pet Parents and their Pooches

These pet-friendly River North apartments will include a dog run on the 5th floor – an amenity that will be especially appreciated when it’s freezing or scorching outside. 

On better-weather days, you and your furry friend can unleash at the huge, dog-devoted area at Ward A Montgomery Park – a mere 5-minute walk away. Or, take a short stroll to the Riverwalk Promenade on the north bank where the two of you can lap up the mile and a half stretch.

A Legacy in the Making

It’s exciting times at 369 W Grand Avenue as one chapter ends, giving way to a new one. If you’re looking for a new apartment in fabulous River North, this masterpiece may be “the one”.

Call HotSpot Rentals today and let us help you find your perfect place.  

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