Brick installation has begun for JK Equities‘ 1400 Monroe, a seven-story condominium building located near the southwest corner of West Loop. The project addressed as 1404 W Monroe Street will yield 42 residences, ranging in size from 1,242 to 3,887 square feet. Prices will fall between $650,000 and $2.5 million.
Each condominium will include private outdoor space in the form of either a balcony or terrace. Additional in-unit features comprise of interior finishes by Mojo Stumer and Lutron Caseta smart home technology. Kitchens specifically will offer large islands, quartz countertops, as well as brands such as Thermador, Bosch, and Kohler. Baths will be lined with designer porcelain finishes and Kallista fixtures.
Designed by Chicago-based Booth Hansen, the rectangular massing will be indented by a series of wide bays along its street-facing elevations. The now-underway facade will incorporate a dark gray brick, metal accents, and warehouse-inspired windows to reflect the surrounding neighborhood.
Condominium owners will have access to 42 parking spaces and 22 bike spaces located in an integrated garage. Also nearby are multiple transit options, such as east and westbound Route 20 bus stops, available via a four-minute walk northwest to Madison & Laflin. A block west from this intersection at Ashland & Madison are additional north and southbound stops for Routes 9 and X9. Lastly, those looking to board Route 126 buses will find stops at both Jackson & Loomis and Van Buren & Loomis via a five-minute walk south.
As for the CTA L, closest access is a seven-minute walk south to the Blue Line at Racine station. The Green and Pink Line at Ashland station are a 12-minute walk northwest.
Residents will have access to Skinner Park located directly across Monroe Street, along with Skinner Elementary adjacently east. While the surrounding neighborhood has a more residential feel, the development will lie within close reach of Chicago’s urban core, as well as various retail and dining corridors such as Randolph Street, Fulton Market, and Halsted Street.
Summit Design + Build is the general contractor for the $17 million construction. Sales gallery appointments are now available, and move-ins are expected for later this year.