The Ardus Apartments

The Ardus Apartments Chicago, beautiful skyline view in light, airy space

676 N. LaSalle Street

Neighborhood: River North, Downtown Chicago

How Much is Rent at The Ardus?

Studio Apartments from $1,650
Convertibles from $2,000
1 Bedroom from $2,095
3 Bedrooms from $5,595


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About The Ardus Apartments

Are you searching for a sunshine-filled, super modern, extra cool apartment in River North? Look no further than The Ardus. This luxury apartment building in River North checks all the boxes – an incredible location, top-notch amenities, and interior design that makes heads turn. Take a look at these River North boutique apartments, and you’ll be ready to sign a lease in no time.

The Ardus’ location is central to everything you love about downtown Chicago. Right in the heart of River North, these apartments are just six blocks north of the Chicago River and six blocks west of Michigan Avenue. Rent at Ardus, and enjoy walking to shopping, the lakefront, restaurants, nightlife and so much more.

If you’ve been looking at the apartments in River North, you know there are some amazing buildings out there! And The Ardus – a part of the FLATS collection – is one of the best luxury apartments in River North. Formerly an industrial warehouse, The Ardus was reimagined into a sleek and drop-dead beautiful apartment building. The original warehouse was paired with a new addition, marrying old-school River North style and ultra-modern design.

One of the most popular luxury apartments in River North, The Ardus feels like a private clubhouse, complete with incredible hangout spots and amenities you’ll enjoy on the daily. The design is super chic, with warm, earthy hues and moody lighting throughout the shared spaces. Polished concrete floors mix seamlessly with shiny brass fixtures and natural wood accents.

When you rent a luxury apartment at The Ardus, access to all the fantastic amenities is yours. The lobby and lounge spaces are both excellent spots to enjoy coffee with a friend, curl up with a book, or dive into work. The roof lounge is a great space to host guests and has access to the rooftop deck. Outfitted with huge sofas, grills, and lounge chairs, the outdoor space at The Ardus will be your favorite hang-out at your new River North apartment.

The fitness center at The Ardus isn’t just outfitted with the latest equipment – it’s a beautiful space too. Cancel your gym membership, because all you need to stay fit is at your fingertips. Cardio machines, weights, TRX systems, and complimentary fitness classes – find your favorite routine and stay healthy.

The Ardus’ apartment units are modern, smartly designed, and have unique touches that make them stand out from the other luxury units in River North. Walk into an Ardus apartment, and the first thing you’ll notice is the natural light streaming through the floor-to-ceiling windows. You won’t believe the views of downtown are all yours! Select apartment units have private outdoor decks too.

Floor plans at The Ardus include studio apartments, 1-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units. They have high-end kitchens with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. In the bathrooms, you’ll find rain showers and modern tiling. The hardest part about signing a lease at The Ardus will be choosing which apartment to make your own.

Finally, The Ardus has one awesome feature you’ll totally love. If you’ve ever wished you had your own private barista to make you the perfect latte each morning, get this – there’s a coffee shop on the first floor. The Outpost by Heritage is a beautiful spot to grab your coffee each morning without even leaving your apartment building.

The Ardus Apartment Features and Amenities

  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry- W/D In Unit
  • Lofted (Open)-Some Bedrooms
  • Luxury Property
  • New Property
  • Security-Intercom/Key Fob
  • Smoking-No
  • Stove-Gas

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The Ardus Apartment’s Neighborhood

The Ardus is located in River North, just a quarter-mile north of the Chicago River. Only blocks away from the heart of the downtown Loop, when you live at The Ardus, the whole city of Chicago is right outside your door.

Full of awesome things to do, River North is one of the most popular Chicago neighborhoods to rent a luxury apartment in.


River North is known for its incredible restaurants and bars and is home to some of Chicago’s best eateries and classic pubs. Rent at The Ardus and you’ll have your pick of awesome spots within walking distance: 

  • Etta: Cute and casual Italian restaurant with wood-fired pizza. 
  • Kerryman Irish Bar & Restaurant: Classic Irish dishes and brews. 
  • Indienne: Michelin star-worthy cuisine, just blocks from The Ardus. 
  • Edie’s All Day Cafe and Bar: A charming coffee and breakfast spot right next door to The Ardus apartments.

Transportation Options

Since The Ardus is so centrally located, its residents are able to walk to all the best spots in downtown Chicago. Getting out of the neighborhood is easy too since the train is close to The Ardus. 

To the east of The Ardus apartments, the CTA Brown and Purple lines will take you north or south of downtown. To the west, the Red Line will get you north to Wrigley Field and beyond. Or, zip down to the South Loop. Train stops are just a few blocks from The Ardus, making it a favorite commuter-friendly apartment in River North.

Parks and recreation

Yes, you can live downtown and have green space near your apartment. The best parks and recreation spots close to The Ardus are:  

  • Exhibit Dog Park: Yes, The Ardus is a dog-friendly River North apartment, and this great little dog park is nearby. 
  • The Riverwalk: This paved path runs along the Chicago River and is an awesome spot to walk or run. 
  • Lakefront Trail: A scenic trail that hugs the Lake Michigan shoreline, Lakefront Trail is just a mile from The Ardus apartments. 


If you work or go to school downtown, The Ardus apartments are a perfect place to call home. A few of the biggest employers and universities in the area include:

  • Loyola University
  • Northwestern University’s downtown campus
  • Echo Global Logistics
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • The Merchandise Mart
  • Kirkland & Ellis 
  • American Bar Association  
  • Jenner & Block LLP

Grocery and Conveniences

Renting an apartment at The Ardus means having every convenience super close. These grocery and drug stores nearby make city living a breeze: 

  • Target
  • Whole Foods 
  • Trader Joe’s 
  • Jewel-Osco 
  • CVS
  • Walgreens

The Ardus Apartments Reviews

The best way to know if you’ll like living here is to hear what renters at The Ardus have to say. Here are some reviews of The Ardus apartments to help you make a decision…

“ can always count on my maintenance request being [completed] in a timely manner and with no issues [afterward]! I would recommend the Ardus to folks looking for an apartment in River North!” – Mikelle, The Ardus resident
“The amenities are wonderful. The building is in a great location. I have found the management team to be very responsive. Christina (the PM) is an incredibly kind person who helped me very much through a difficult situation. I greatly appreciate that. Having a property manager who genuinely cares about residents as people sadly isn’t present at every building, but it’s there at the Ardus.” – KM, The Ardus resident
“I’ve had a great time living at Ardus. Amenities are solid and the location can’t be [beaten]. Tim, Teresa, and Burim are fantastic members of the mgmt team and do a lot to keep the building going. They do an amazing job!” – Nicco, The Ardus resident
“The Ardus has a nice industrial modern aesthetic. The building manager does a great job and makes sure that I as a resident feel accommodated. My unit has great amenities in its wood flooring, high ceiling, modern bathroom, spacious closets and treated windows. The location is amazing and the building is awesome. The coffee shop in the lobby is terrific. I am happy to be living here!” – Joseph, The Ardus resident
Disclaimer: Pricing, availability and specials are subject to change at any time and without notice. Prices may be net effective of specials (after specials are factored into the monthly rent price) and may be on different lease terms other than 12 months. Information is believed to be accurate, however is subject to errors and omissions.
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