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Chicago’s River West’s popularity is growing as quickly as the neighborhood itself. An urban, industrial vibe is what you’ll get in this downtown ‘hood, and luxury apartments Reside on Green Street suits its surroundings perfectly. 

Situated near the 6 corners of Halsted, Grand and Milwaukee, Reside on Green Street (formerly known as Kenect) is fabulously located for those who work downtown as well as city dwellers who commute to the ‘burbs. 

Resident Lounge in Reside on Green Street Luxury Apartments
The interior of the resident lounge, complete with a pool table and River West views

The Outside View

With 227 units in two staggered towers, these River West apartments are located on the corner of Green Street and Grand Avenue. The exterior balances a mix of old and new, combining concrete pillars and sleek reflective glass. 

The first tower – a 14-story high-rise – opened in the summer of 2016 (and yes, has incredible views!). Across the street, a 4-story mid-rise debuted just a few months later. The street level houses commercial space, including Stax Cafe, which serves up the best breakfast and brunch in River West.  

While you’re soaking in the aesthetics of the building, take a big whiff. Do you smell it? Yes…it’s chocolate…from the nearby Blommer Chocolate Factory in Fulton River District. That’s how close River West is to Fulton Market and nearby West Loop.

Designed to Celebrate Chicago

Step inside to find light-filled common spaces and a wow-worthy design detail you’ll only find at Reside on Green Street. 

When creating the interior, urban designer Pappageorge Haymes paid homage to the soul of the River West neighborhood by commissioning local Chicago street artists Hebru Brantley and JC Rivera to paint large wall murals in the common areas. It’s a unique feature and a real treat for residents. 

Brantley has work featured throughout the world. With his nods to gritty urban life, he weaves in his own relationship to Marvel comics and hip-hop music. He’s quickly gained notoriety, collaborating with Nike, Adidas and Chicago native, Chance the Rapper, to name a few. His work has been collected by Jay Z and the Pritzker Family. Love his work, but can’t afford his original pieces? Check out his store and grab a tee.

Giant Art Piece in Resident Lounge at Reside on Green Street Apartments
A huge painting by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley fills the resident lounge

Rivera is an artist based out of Chicago known famously for his character The Bear Champ, a great reminder of our everyday struggle and fighting for what we believe in. You may have seen his work on the streets of Chicago, from Pilsen to The Loop to Wicker Park. JC has also collaborated with some favorite Chicago artists like Matthew Hoffman’s “You Are Beautiful Campaign” and has work featured in local spaces like Galerie F and  All Star Press.

Hallway Wall Art Mural inside Reside on Green Street Apartments
One of several awesome murals by Chicago artist JC Rivera

Reside on Green Street’s Apartments

Reside on Green Street offers over 30 different floor plans that cover:

  • Studio
  • Convertible
  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 bedroom
  • 3 bedroom
Open Floor Living Room and Kitchen in Reside on Green StreetApartment
A light and bright interior at River West’s Reside on Green Street

The apartment features include:

  • Spacious 9-foot ceilings (12-footers for upper floors)
  • Balconies and terraces in some units
  • In-unit washer and dryer
  • Luxurious quartz countertops in kitchens and baths
  • Stainless steel GE appliances
  • Gorgeous surround tile in all showers and tubs
  • Grohe plumbing fixtures

Smart Amenities and More 

Playing where you live is not a problem when you live at Reside on Green Street. 

Indoor amenities include:

  • Community room
  • Co-Working Space 
  • Dog-Run
  • Lounge
  • Social space
  • Party room complete with a kitchen

And it gets even better outside: 

  • Swimming pool
  • Landscaped deck on the roof
  • Fire pit
  • Outdoor kitchens
  • Outdoor television (does it get any better than that?)
Rooftop with Outdoor Fire Pit and City Views at Reside on Green Street
A rooftop view of downtown Chicago that cannot be beat!

The amenities are great, but the sense of community that the Reside staff fosters is what totally wins me over. Whether you’re a social butterfly, or an introvert looking for a push to meet your neighbors, the Reside event calendar is brimming with opportunity. 

Join your neighbors for The Office trivia night in the lounge or cooking classes in the party room. Looking to get out and explore the city? The Reside staff plans outings ranging from salsa classes and bonus fitness classes. Grab your roommate, a few neighbors and head out for a little fun on the town. 

Reside is also dog friendly and ready to welcome your pet. Your canine companion will love the private dog run. There is no weight limit for dogs but please contact us about breed restrictions. Cats, of course, are welcome too.

A Location that Connects You

If you don’t know the River West neighborhood yet, you’re going to love its awesome location. It’s perfectly located for commuting in and out of the city with ease, and has conveniences close-by. 

A map of the location of downtown Chicago's River West neighborhood
  • Grand Stop is the closest Blue Line, a mere 2 block walk for easy accessibility to anywhere downtown.
  • You can catch the Blue Line and zip on over to O’Hare (excellent for pilots and airport employees).
  • If you need to grab some groceries, 8 minutes up the street is Jewel-Osco.
  • CVS is about a half a mile northwest.
  • Fabulous restaurants, including Piccolo Sogno and The Iguana Cafe are a short stroll to Fulton River.

Call it Home 

If you want to learn more about River West’s Reside on Green Street, reach out to us. The team at HotSpot Rentals knows downtown Chicago apartments better than anyone else and is ready to help you find yours!

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