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You Can Now Dwell in a Reed on the Banks of the Chicago River






The primary riverside skyscraper at Lendlease’s Southbank improvement is now promoting items.  The Reed, at 234 West Polk Road, has begun gross sales of its condominiums, which run from 390,000 for 630 sq. toes of residing house to 1,400,000 for 1,670 sq. toes of residing massive house.

Rendering of The Reed
Rendering of The Reed

The Reed is anticipated to have 216 residences on flooring 23 by way of 41.  It’s going to even have 244 flats down under on 9 by way of 22, however for these you’ll have to attend till nearer to completion, which is scheduled for 2023.

Among the many stand-out options listed in a latest press launch are… a kitchen island “with architectural metal legs?”  To be trustworthy, the entire touted options are just about normal facilities on rental properties in locations like Houston, so we’ll transfer on.

Model unit for The Reed, at The Cooper (Courtesy of Lendlease)
Mannequin unit for The Reed, at The Cooper (Courtesy of Lendlease)

If you happen to’re a fan of the Chicago Riverwalk, you’ll have fast entry to that amenity, since a portion of it would run proper beneath the constructing.  And since The Reed is true on the river, a number of the views might be unblockable.  Except town decides to maneuver this part of the river.  And it’s been a century or so for the reason that final time that occurred. 

If you happen to don’t find yourself with a river view, you may nonetheless get view of Southbank Park from the second ground amenity deck, which is just for rental house owners.  No renters allowed.

Since The Reed isn’t absolutely a factor but, the gross sales workplace is on the highest of The Cooper, subsequent door at 720 South Wells Road.  That ought to offer you a fairly good concept of what the views might be like. 


Location: 234 West Polk Road, South Loop


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Editor based the Chicago Structure Weblog in 2003, after a protracted profession in journalism. He could be reached at [email protected]

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