Marina City Apartments

Overview

Marina City (1964) is an iconic, full-amenity condo building located in south River North.

What Occupants Love

Residents love living in one of Chicago’s most famous buildings. Excellent dining and nightlife options. Responsive and accommodating building management. Easy access to public transportation.

What Occupants Love Less

Some residents believe the surrounding area can feel touristy. Less than expansive gym offerings. Expensive communal laundry.

Nearby Marina City

Nearest Grocery Store : Jewel (6-minute walk)
Nearest Convenience Store : North Loop Market (in building)
Nearest Public Transportation : Red Line - Chicago - 5 min walk

Amenities

  • Cats Allowed

  • Parking

  • Fitness Center

  • Laundry Room

  • Business Center

  • Storage Room

  • Bike Room

  • Doorman

  • Common/Event Room

  • Outdoor Space

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Marina City Detailed Reviews

10 reviews

Overall

Neighborhood/Community

Doormen/Security

In-Unit Experience

Property Mangement

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Older building (built in the 60's) with excellent views of downtown Chicago (lake, river, downtown, etc.). Close to every color of L train line. Amenities include internal convenience store with good beverage selection, real estate offices and dry cleaners. Communal laundry rooms are decent but each washer costs over $2 per load. Few units have washer/dryer in unit.

What did you like most?

Location, historic appeal of the building.

What did you like least?

Gym is almost non-existent, no pool, no washer/dryer in unit.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

Chicago,IL

How's the neighborhood nightlife?

Excellent - live here if you love nightlife

What about nearby dining options?

Excellent - live here if you love restaurants

In-Unit Experience Overall

How is the unit's temperature control?

Ok - can get a bit too hot or cold

How is the shower pressure?

Ok

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Ok

Building/Amenities Overall

How 'nice'/well-maintained is the communal space?

Ok

How expansive are the offerings at the gym?

Poor - few machines/weights

Are there waits for the elevator?

Moderate - peak times / moving days

How would you describe the building's vibe?

Mixed bag

Doormen/Security Overall

If there are doormen/superintendents, are they courteous and helpful?

Moderately

Do you feel 'safe' in the building?

Yes

Management Overall

If you have ever interacted with building management, how would you describe them?

NA

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The central location is awesome and allows for easy access to stores, restaurants, bars, etc. Overall the building is fairly well maintained, but it could definitely use some updating. What did you like: The location and the outdoor space -- we have two awesome balconies. What did you like less: the tenant crowd is interesting and the doormen could be a bit friendlier.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

East Lansing ,MI

How's the neighborhood nightlife?

Excellent-live here if you love nightlife

What about nearby dining options?

Excellent-live here if you love restaurants

In-Unit Experience Overall

How is the unit's temperature control?

Excellent-set it and forget it

How is the shower pressure?

Good

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Good

Building/Amenities Overall

How 'nice'/well-maintained is the communal space?

Good

How expansive are the offerings at the gym?

Moderate-enough to get by

Are there waits for the elevator?

Moderate-peak times/moving days

How would you describe the building's vibe?

Mixed bag

Doormen/Security Overall

If there are doormen/superintendents, are they courteous and helpful?

Moderately

Do you feel 'safe' in the building?

Yes

Management Overall

If you have ever interacted with building management, how would you describe them?

They’re ok

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Love Chicago. River North is a little expensive but a good time. Not a YUPPY city though. What do you like most: Close to work. What do you like least: Not as many Young Professionals and more expensive than good places in Lincoln Park and other nice and trendy neighborhoods.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

Miami,FL

How's the neighborhood nightlife?

Great-a variety of options

What about nearby dining options?

Great-a variety of options

In-Unit Experience Overall

How is the unit's temperature control?

Excellent-set it and forget it

How is the shower pressure?

Good

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Good

Building/Amenities Overall

How 'nice'/well-maintained is the communal space?

Ok

How expansive are the offerings at the gym?

Poor-few machines/weights

Are there waits for the elevator?

Not an issue

How would you describe the building's vibe?

Private/distant

Doormen/Security Overall

If there are doormen/superintendents, are they courteous and helpful?

Moderately

Do you feel 'safe' in the building?

Yes

Management Overall

If you have ever interacted with building management, how would you describe them?

Good

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