Residents who call Six North Michigan Avenue home know they are not only living in luxury, but they’re also a part of Chicago’s history, as this notable structure is a member of the landmark Michigan Avenue street wall and once served as the original headquarters for retailer Montgomery Ward.
Located directly in front of the world-renowned Millennium Park, the building includes 120 luxury condominiums with spectacular views. The facade and substance of the exterior have been preserved, while the interiors are contemporary and urban chic. All homes at Six North Michigan feature a high level of finish and an array of amenities, which provide homeowners a comfortable, maintenance-free lifestyle.
However, he residences at Six North Michigan are nearly all sold. Only six homes remain.
While the building boasts several unique features, the allure of Six North Michigan is also in the interior design. Each residence offers high ceilings, innovative lighting, hardwood flooring, complete closet organization, and in-unit laundry access.
But the distinctiveness of the building’s residences lies in the designer details. The condos incorporate the finest finishes including Liebherr, Bertazzoni and Bosch appliances. Scavolini Italian cabinetry modernizes the kitchen and baths, along with Toto Sana Rendezvous glass sinks with Dornbracht Tara Classic high-arching polished chrome faucets and Sonia Tecno chrome accessories.
It’s not just the residences that are decorated in style. Upon entering the building, residents and their guests encounter an Art Deco inspired, designer lobby featuring stunning vaulted ceilings, walnut paneling and limestone floors. Along with distinctive décor, the building provides homeowners a host of conveniences for a hassle-free, urban lifestyle including three passenger elevators designed to accommodate oversized furnishings, 24-hour lobby attendance, key entry building access, parking garage and loading areas, and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a full range of cardio and weight equipment, steam room and sauna.
In addition to the creature comforts of home, city dwellers love the location of their Six North Michigan Avenue residence. Situated in the hub of the city’s culture, entertainment and recreation, homeowners enjoy accessible leisure time activities all week long. Without the hassle of commuting and traffic, working in the Loop is easy; short walks to shopping areas or along the lake are enjoyable options; and watching the changes of season is something to welcome instead of dread.
One of the city’s most popular tourist attractions, Millennium Park, is also a neighborhood playground for locals. Favorite sites include the Frank Gehry-designed bridge which connects the Jay Pritzker Pavilion to the Daley Bicentennial Plaza and beyond; the outdoor Boeing Galleries on the north and south side of the Park featuring monumental exhibitions; artist Jaume Plensa’s 50-foot glass block towers of flowing water that project video images of a thousand different Chicagoans; and the popular McCormick Tribune Ice Rink and Plaza to name a few.
With the city’s abundance of artistic venues, residents can visit one of the many museums and theaters on a regular basis. Nearby options include the Art Institute, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Harris Theater, The Chicago Theater, the Ford Center for Performing Arts Oriental Theater, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Shubert Theater.
The number of dining options makes enjoying a tasty meal in the neighborhood an easy choice. Restaurants including the Park Grill, The Gage, Rhapsody, Henri, Heaven on Seven and Hot Woks Cool Sushi are a short walk from Six North Michigan. Residents also love the easy access to the variety of fine shops and boutiques along the city’s Magnificent Mile.
Six North Michigan Ave. is ideal for those seeking luxury living in a historic building loaded with elements of style and all the comforts of home. Remaining homes range from a 1,253-square-foot two bedroom for $575,000 to two three bedrooms that are 1,976 and 2,558 square feet and are priced at $935,000 and $1,300,000. Three penthouses round out the available residences. All are over 3,200 square feet, with the largest over 6,000 square feet, and are priced from $1.6 million.
The sales center and models are open Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., and by appointment only during the week. To schedule a tour or for additional information, call the sales center at (312) 782-0500 or visit www.sixnorthmichigan.com.