Artistic, Historic, Duplex Loft

Apartment - Entire home/apt · W Schiller St, Chicago, IL 60610, United States
John

Located in Chicago's premier, prominent and centrally located Old Town neighborhood this property offers an very unique, artistic atmosphere. Designed and by famous artists Edgar Miller and Sol Kogan. You will fall in love with its charm and location

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Located in Chicago's premier, prominent and centrally located Old Town neighborhood this property offers an very unique, artistic atmosphere. Designed and by famous artists Edgar Miller and Sol Kogan. You will fall in love with its charm and location

The Space

This is the best area in Chicago and very secure.

Included is a gorgeous and artistic, one-bedroom fully furnished “Old Town Chicago” duplex, loft with a Flat Panel HDTV, Wood Burning Fireplace, All Utilities, All Major Appliances, WiFi, Internet, Cable, Queen Size Tempur-Pedic Mattress, Sofa Bed, and all of the atmosphere that this Historic Old Town location can offer. You couldn't be in a better location in Chicago.

This building and its apartments were designed by famous architects and artists, one in particular being The Chicago Renaissance Men Edgar Miller and Sol Kogan, making this an amazing artistic experience. Some neighborhood attraction includes everything that Chicago has to offer!

We are walking distance away from Historic Oak St (Shopping), Oak St Beach, North Avenue Beach, and the Chicago Magnificent Mile (Shopping), “Michigan Ave”. Minutes from the Chicago Loop and Historic Lincoln Park. Steps from multiple public transportation resources and the Metra Rail, Navy Pier, all of the Convention Centers, all of the Theaters and every sporting venue.

Plus right in your proximity you will find Walgreens, Starbucks, Treasure Island, Jewel, currency exchanges and many, many banks...Cabs are on every corner and easily accessible.

EXPERIENCING LIVING LIKE THIS IS TRULY AMAZING!

You will be able to hear the horse-drawn carriages coming down the street. The world’s famous shopping down the street from this location and the best restaurants right outside your door.

Everything is included 100%.

Guest Access

Guests will have access to all amenities and a shared, complimentary laundry facility.

Interaction with Guests

We are available as needed to all of our guests and love to build relationships with them that have lasted in past experience for many years to come. We do not reside onsite but do have an office in the building and get down to the building as often as necessary.

The Neighborhood

We are located in the heart of Old Town at 165 W. Schiller St. which is at Schiller and Wells. Wells St is the main drag that goes through Old Town and houses many of the top boutiques, restaurants and cafe's. Old Town is the oldest and most affluent neighborhood in Chicago and centrally located between Lincoln Park four blocks to the North and the Chicago Gold Coast and Magnificent Mile four blocks to the South. The Chicago loop is easily accessed by the multiple public transportation stations directly within the vicinity.

We are walking distance away from Historic Oak St (Shopping)., Oak St Beach, North Avenue Beach, and the Chicago Magnificent Mile (Shopping), “Michigan Ave”. Minutes from the Chicago Loop and Historic Lincoln Park. Minutes from multiple public transportation resources and the Metra Rail, Navy Pier, all of the Convention Centers, all of the Theaters and every sporting venue.

Plus, right in your proximity you will find Walgreens, Starbucks, Treasure Island, Jewel, currency exchanges and many, many banks...Cabs are on every corner and easily accessible.

EXPERIENCING LIVING LIKE THIS IS TRULY AMAZING!

You will be able to hear the clicking of the horse-drawn carriages huffs coming down the street. The world’s famous shopping down the street from this location and the best restaurants right outside your door.

Getting around

There are multiple public transportation stations in the direct vicinity. You will find the Metro Red Line located 4 blocks south at Division and Clark St. and also the Metro Brown Line located at 3 blocks away from our door at the Paulina St. station. There are many Chicago Transit bus stops within a block in any direction. Parking is not onsite but parking can be made available within our residential permitted parking zone of 119. There are also many other paid parking lots within the direct vicinity as well.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $25 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 5 nights
Weekly Price: $1000 /week
Monthly Price: $2150 /month
Cleaning Fee: $85
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s), Cat(s), and Other pet(s)
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  • My husband and I would definitely recommend this property for anyone looking to experience downtown Chicago, but not wanting to stay in a touristy area. Old Town is 4 blocks from the beach and 10 minute walk to the Mag Mile. Wells Street has great restaurants and is home to Second City. If you are looking for the 4 Seasons- this property isn't for you. If you are looking to stay in a cool unique loft you have found your spot. John Capesius, owner of the property will make sure you have everything you need. We were appreciative and impressed with his immediate responses to all inquiries and requests.

    July 2012
  • the nicest apartment one can imagine: spacey, VERY cosy, with a lot of design - but with no compromise to convenience. We loved staying in the apartment. We had a great experience. the location is excellent - just a few minutes from any central point of interest, though quiet and secure. the best place fo to feel at home. the host,John, was very nice and careful - answered all of my questions prior to our vacation and did all to make our stay really good. sadly we didnt find time to meet. I would HIGHLY recommend this place to anyone. thanks a lot John

    June 2012
  • The host canceled my reservation 2 days before arrival.

    August 2011
  • A great little space in Old Town.

    June 2011
  • Great stay in a great location. The room was clean and access to the neighborhood and cabs was outstanding. I would stay here again for future trips to Chicago.

    June 2011
  • The host canceled my reservation 3 days before arrival.

    May 2011
  • It was easy, and John was helpful. Keyless entry let us come and go without even ever having to meet. He responded promptly to any questions I had.

    April 2011
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