Pencil Factory Lofts Apartments

Overview

1800 W Roscoe Street is an old construction (1924), full-amenity condo building in Roscoe Village.

What Occupants Love

Excellent shower pressure and solid internet/Wi-Fi connectivity. Social/friendly residents. Responsive building management. Quick access to the CTA Brown Line via the Paulina stop.

What Occupants Love Less

Limited gym offering. Some residents feel the door staff could be a bit more accomodating. Thin walls.

Nearby Pencil Factory Lofts

Nearest Grocery Store : Whole Foods (8-minute walk)
Nearest Convenience Store : Shell (4-minute walk)
Nearest Public Transportation : Brown Line - Paulina - 5 min walk

Amenities

  • Dogs Allowed

  • Cats Allowed

  • Parking

  • Fitness Center

  • Laundry Room

  • In-Unit Laundry

  • Storage Room

  • Bike Room

  • Doorman

  • Common/Event Room

  • Outdoor Space

  • Communal Grill

Reviews

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Pencil Factory Lofts Detailed Reviews

3 reviews

Overall

Neighborhood/Community

Doormen/Security

In-Unit Experience

Property Mangement

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Good building.

What did you like most?

Friendly neighbors. Low taxes.

What did you like least?

Thin walls.

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?

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?

Excellent

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Excellent

Building/Amenities Overall

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

Excellent

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?

Social/friendly

Doormen/Security Overall

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

Not at all

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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I enjoy living here and like my neighborhood. What did you like: Communal roof deck. What did you like less: Outdated appliances.

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?

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?

Good

Building/Amenities Overall

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

Excellent

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?

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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Recently moved in but loving it so far

What did you like most?

Location (near paulina brown line)

What did you like least?

noise -- can hear neighbors occassionally

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?

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?

Excellent

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?

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?

Excellent

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