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

Reviews

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Marina City Detailed Reviews

10 reviews

Overall

Neighborhood/Community

Doormen/Security

In-Unit Experience

Property Mangement

Amenities

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Great for the price. Don't expect a ton of amenities for what I pay. What do you like most: Location, size of the unit, responsiveness of management. What do you like least: Outdated.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

New York,NY

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?

Ok-can get a bit too hot or cold

How is the shower pressure?

Good

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Excellent

Building/Amenities Overall

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

Ok

How expansive are the offerings at the gym?

Moderate-enough to get by

Are there waits for the elevator?

Not an issue

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?

Security could improve

Management Overall

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

Excellent

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Each unit is individually owned so it's a toss up as to utilities etc. I love the location which makes up for virtually everything else. What did you like: My balcony view is incredible and the location and vintage feel.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

Chicago,IL

How's the neighborhood nightlife?

Great-a variety of options

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?

Good

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?

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?

Very-they take pride in their job

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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pretty good

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

Mchenry,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?

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?

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?

Very - they take pride in their job

Do you feel 'safe' in the building?

Yes

Management Overall

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

Excellent

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