Museum Park Tower I condos are situated within a series of residential towers within the Central Station development at the edge of Grant Park. These were the first of four 20-story high risesâ€”each containing 221 unitsâ€”built in 2002. The tower at 1322 S Prairie is not only the tallest building in this development, it is the tallest in Chicago south of Van Buren Street, as well as the second tallest all-residential building in the city after The Legacy at Millennium Park.
Layouts include one- and two-bedroom condominiums, each with private balconies. There is a well-equipped fitness center on the penthouse floor, housing professional-quality health club equipment. The building is pet friendly, and comes with 257 deeded parking spaces. Additional amenities include a bike room, storage room, door staff, 24-hour concierge services, exercise room, party room, outdoor pool, and sun deck.
Museum Park Tower I is a member of the Museum Park East Umbrella Association and as such its owners and residents have access to the umbrella clubhouse, a four-story facility that houses a market and dry cleaner, an outdoor swimming pool and wading pool, a clubhouse for relaxation with family and friends, and a party room that can be rented for private parties and celebrations.
Museum Park is located within walking distance of the Loop, Museum Campus, and Grant Park. Among its neighbors are the Field Museum, The Adler Planetarium, the Art Institute, Soldier Field, Millennium Park, and Chicago's magnificent lake front.
South Loopâ€”bounded by the Stevenson Expressway on the south and Congress Pkwy on the northâ€”is a dynamic mix of attractions and history, and offers some of Chicago's most eye-catching and unique real estate options, ranging from historic homes to luxury high-rises and a great selection of lofts.
The neighborhood's eastern edge is encompassed by the Museum Campus, a collection of cultural treasures such as the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium that sits on scenic lakefront parklands extended from Grant Park. Northerly Island, a peninsula sought out by nature lovers, and Soldier Field, the stadium for the beloved Chicago Bears football team, are also located here. Meeting attendees are most familiar with McCormick Place, the largest convention center in the country, which is also in the immediate area.
Also worth mentioning is the Motor Row District along South Michigan Avenue and nearby Prairie Avenue District, the "Millionaire's Row" that was lined with mansions belonging to Chicago's most wealthy elite during the end of the 19th century. In the adjacent Printer's Row neighborhood, urban loft condos now fill the commercial spaces in what was formerly the center of the Midwest's publishing industry.
Chicago's South Loop is one of the city's fastest growing neighborhoods, and the last few years have brought more change to the area than the last century. Business professionals and students have brought new life and redevelopment filling the restaurants, music clubs, smaller theaters and museums that have all established themselves in the community.