Aristocrat Tower at Prairie StationAristocrat Tower at Prairie Station is a new development project on 2039 South Prairie that brings a bit of blues history with it. If anyone is paying attention, several of the new condominiums being built in the South Loop bear names connected to the well known blues record label based in Chicago back in the late '40s and early '50s. Music history tells us that the brothers Phil and Leonard Chess founded the Aristocrat recording label in 1947 and later changed the name to Chess Records in 1950. Aristocrat Tower and Chess Lofts (which is located next to Aristocrat) are the namesakes of this legendary blues label.
The Aristocrat Tower is set to be twenty-five stories tall and feature a type of art deco design. The building will have traditional brick on the four corners, but be constructed of concrete in the middle, painted a shade of blue. It makes for an interesting combination and underscores why the Aristocrat is being marketed with the catch words of "bold, luxurious and clear."
Prairie Station is a fantastic location in which to live. Not withstanding the music history of the place, it is only a few minutes from Grant and Millennium Parks, Lake Michigan and Monroe Harbor. Music is alive and well here, with summer events like Jazz Fest, Gospel Fest and Blues Fest. Museum Campus offers lots of cultural and educational attractions and added to that are the Shedd Aquarium, Art Institute, Field Museum and Adler Planetarium.
Water sports, boating, beach combing...all can be a part of every day life when you live at the Aristocrat. Concert tours and major sporting events are held all through the year at Soldier Field. The Lake Shore Drive neighborhoods also feature many choices in restaurants and shopping, with both large and small retailers and simple coffee houses up to fine restaurants. If your tastes in art, culture and entertainment need another course, then the Aristocrat is in a prime location to launch you across the city with easy access to the Loop and public transportation.
The Aristocrat Tower will contain one hundred and forty-six individual condo units. Residents at the Aristocrat will have a beautifully landscaped roof top deck to enjoy on sunny days. You can grill up there and entertain family and friends. Lower levels include individual storage lockers and a bike storage area. There is an indoor dog run where you can spend some quality play time with your canine companion and indoor parking spots are available for purchase. A fitness center is housed at the Aristocrat and provides all the exercise equipment residents will need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. For more entertainment, the building has a large game room and a theater room where residents can watch first run movies.
The condos themselves are some of the best in Chicago and priced very affordably. The floor plans are studios, one bedroom condos, two bedroom condos and penthouse suites. With prices ranging from the upper $100,000 mark to the mid $800,000, there will be something available in anyone's budget. And with luxury features, building amenities and a great location these condo at the Aristocrat Tower won’t last long.
The condos will feature large balconies or terraces with spectacular city and lake views, ceilings that stretch nine feet high, hardwood flooring in the kitchens, living areas and hallways, wall to wall carpeting in the bedrooms and marble tile in the baths. The master bedrooms are roomy and built with lots of closet space for keeping your shoes and clothes. The large vertical expanses of windows will allow for even more of the great views outside the Aristocrat and help to create an open feel to the home.
The kitchens are designed for the ultimate cooking experience with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances that are top notch, handsome custom maple cabinets and designer track lighting. The baths don't skimp on room and come with glass walled showers and luxurious large six foot soaker tubs. Residents can literally wash or soak away the stress of the day in total comfort.
The Aristocrat Tower in Prairie Station doesn’t need to sing its own praises, even with the blues history attached to the building name. Just one look at the homes there will tell you all you need to know about the quality of life offered, without the chorus.