Catalyst Chicago

123 N Desplaines St, Chicago, IL

- West Loop Gate
 12 reviews

27 Apartment Floorplans for RentUpdated 1 hour ago

Overall rating of 4.4 / 5 based on 12 renter reviews

Total Reviews



4.4 / 5

Feb 2016

Love it.

What did you like most?

Apartment layouts, amenities

Jul 2015

The units are new with updated appliances. My unit has in-unit washer/dryer and a personal balcony. While the management is not great, the units make it worth living here.

What did you like most?

Lots of natural light.

What did you like least?

Poor cable connection, and the management team.

Oct 2015

Building is nice. Some features aren't always available. Building staff is ok but they don't go out of their way to make you feel at home.

Catalyst Chicago Overview and Highlights


123 North Desplaines Street is a glass construction (2014), full-amenity rental building in West Loop Gate.


123 N Desplaines St, Chicago IL

What Occupants Love

Well maintained. Excellent restaurant scene/dining options. Doormen/superintendents go above and beyond. Great shower pressure.

What Occupants Love Less

Rents are pricey even by West Loop standards. Less than expansive gym offering. Occasional issues with internet/Wi-Fi connectivity. Building isn’t overly social.



Building Type



Cats Allowed
Dogs Allowed
Fitness Center
Outdoor Pool
Storage Room
Bike Room
Business Center


Resident Responsible for

Cable/Internet, Gas, Heat, Trash, Water, Electricity

Near Catalyst Chicago


West Loop Gate

Do you need easy access to the suburbs but want to live in the city? Check out the West Loop Gate neighborhood for easy access to Metra trains at Ogilvie Station. Residents live in a mix of mid-rise lofts and high-rise buildings, and many take advantage of their balconies in the summer.

West Loop Gate is located between The Loop and West Loop, just east of the I-90/94 Highways. It’s a transit-oriented neighborhood and is considered a transportation hub for downtown Chicago. It’s also extremely walkable and bikeable, meaning a car is not necessary.

Nearest Grocery Store

Whole Foods (4-minute walk)

Nearest Convenience Store

CVS (3-minute walk)

Nearest Public Transportation

Brown/Purple/Pink/Orange Line - Quincy/Wells (4-min walk)

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