The Darien Chicago Apartments

Overview

3100 N Lake Shore Drive is an old construction (1951), amenity condo building located in east Lakeview.

What Occupants Love

Great neighborhood nightlife and dining scene. Doormen go above and beyond. Easy access to the lake and fantastic lake views. Fun pool/deck scene.

What Occupants Love Less

Less than expansive gym offering. Moderate elevator wait times. Some residents feel the building is far from the grocery store and the train.

Nearby The Darien Chicago

Nearest Grocery Store : Walmart Neighborhood Market (12-minute walk)
Nearest Convenience Store : Lakefront Corner (1-minute walk)
Nearest Public Transportation : Red Line - Addison - 5 min walk

Amenities

  • Dogs Allowed

  • Cats Allowed

  • Parking

  • Fitness Center

  • Laundry Room

  • Storage Room

  • Bike Room

  • Doorman

  • Common/Event Room

  • Outdoor Space

Reviews

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In-Unit Experience

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The Darien Chicago Detailed Reviews

5 reviews

Overall

Neighborhood/Community

Doormen/Security

In-Unit Experience

Property Mangement

Amenities

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The building is great, though the assessments are pretty high.

What did you like most?

The rooftop, garage, and doormen are great.

What did you like least?

The management can be a pain with silly rules.

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?

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?

They're ok

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Older crowd, but amazing and safe place to live. What did you like: The rooftop is one of the best in the city. What did you like less: Older crowd is very quiet.

Neighborhood/Community Overall

What city/state did you move from?

Not Listed

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?

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?

Good

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?

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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It's not perfect, but overall, it's a great place to live -- especially given the location (right near the lake and in Lakeview with plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops).

What did you like most?

Location

What did you like least?

Parking

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?

Excellent

How is the internet/Wi-Fi connection?

Ok

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?

They're ok

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