Aqua at Lakeshore East

225 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Studio - 2 Beds
  • 1 - 2 Baths
  • Apartment
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Aqua Apartments is located in the Lakeshore East community, situated where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan, just steps away from the best the city has to offer. Aqua Apartments’ convenient location to West Loop and River North means you have access to the best of Chicago, IL. Right outside your door is the Village Market at Lakeshore East, providing shopping, dining and a variety of services. Retailers include Mariano’sCuticle Nail SalonMezcalinaEggy’s Diner and more.
Convertible 02a
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 564 Sq.Ft.
$2,295 -to $2,834
Convertible 02a
1 Available Now
Studio 05b
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 571 Sq.Ft.
$1,834 -to $2,328
Studio 05b
1 Available Now
Studio 05a
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 571 Sq.Ft.
$1,884 -to $2,387
Studio 05a
2 Available Now
Studio 07
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 582 Sq.Ft.
$1,940 -to $2,525
Studio 07
3 Available Now
Studio 06a
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 584 Sq.Ft.
$1,915 -to $2,372
Studio 06a
1 Available Now
Convertible 08a
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 681 Sq.Ft.
$2,323 -to $3,079
Convertible 08a
2 Available Now
Convertible 08b
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 681 Sq.Ft.
$2,475 -to $3,283
Convertible 08b
3 Available Now
Convertible 04a
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 681 Sq.Ft.
$2,491 -to $3,235
Convertible 04a
2 Available Now
One Bedroom 12
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 734 Sq.Ft.
$2,291 -to $3,063
One Bedroom 12
3 Available Now
One Bedroom 11a
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 774 Sq.Ft.
$2,286 -to $3,018
One Bedroom 11a
2 Available Now
One Bedroom 03a
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 849 Sq.Ft.
$2,396 -to $3,120
One Bedroom 03a
3 Available Now
One Bedroom 01
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 854 Sq.Ft.
$2,521 -to $3,345
One Bedroom 01
3 Available Now
Two Bedroom 09a
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1080 Sq.Ft.
$4,119 -to $7,156
Two Bedroom 09a
2 Available Now
Two Bedroom 10a
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1160 Sq.Ft.
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Two Bedroom 10a
Application fee: $50. Other fees may apply, please contact property for details.
In addition to the rent, tenant shall be responsible for an additional monthly Utility & Service Amenity fee which includes the cost of heating, air conditioning, water, natural gas for cooking, and natural gas for the operation of the clothes dryer.

Due to the unique architecture and design of the Aqua Apartments, floor plans and balcony size/availability will vary.  Please see your consultant for specific room and balcony dimensions.
The Shore Club at Aqua Apartments boasts two full-floors of indoor and outdoor entertainment and recreational facilities for residents to explore, and features the largest outdoor pool and amenity deck in Chicago.  Aqua has it all by delivering the amenities of a world-class resort to your front door. Make every day feel like a vacation each time you explore and relish every detail of this striking outdoor escape.  

Community Amenities

Apartment Amenities

Aqua Apartments are unlike anything else in the city. Towering an impressive 87 stories, these Chicago high-rise apartments are surrounded by the best of the city. Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, Millennium Park, and the 6-acre Park at Lakeshore East are all within walking distance to explore and enjoy. Accent your home with a balcony as unique as you are, with no two balconies alike. The architectural fluid contour of Aqua Apartments’ exterior flows into the contemporary interiors. Choose from a variety of studios, convertibles, 1 bedroom, and 2 bedroom apartments for rent in this iconic Downtown Chicago high-rise. Finishes include glass tiled backsplashes, vinyl plank flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, tiled entries, full-granite kitchens with contemporary wood cabinetry, stainless steel GE™ appliances, and in-home laundry.

Residents enjoy exclusive access to Aqua Apartments’ Shore Club, with 115,000 square feet of amenities on two full-floors, including Chicago’s largest outdoor recreation deck. This atmosphere complements today’s interactive lifestyle. Life is easier at Aqua Apartments with the Magellan Rewards program, giving you access to numerous events, preferred partner incentives and the Lakeshore East eco-friendly shuttle.

Aqua Apartments is located in the Lakeshore East community, situated where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan, just steps away from the best the city has to offer. Aqua Apartments’ convenient location to West Loop and River North means you have access to the best of Chicago, IL. Right outside your door is the Village Market at Lakeshore East, providing shopping, dining and a variety of services. Retailers include Mariano’s, Cuticle Nail Salon, Mezcalina, Eggy’s Diner and more.

Designed for LEED qualification, the ‘green’ character of Aqua Apartments and Lakeshore East is embodied in numerous ways that merit mention, ranging from its location and master plan, to the extraordinary and expansive Aqua Apartments outdoor deck.
Pets - allowed
  • Restrictions: Restrictions Apply
This apartment community is located on 225 N. Columbus Drive in the 60601 zip code. Browse through Studio Apts, 1 Bedroom Apts or 2 Bedroom Apts with floorplans ranging from 564 Sq.Ft to 1160 Sq.Ft.The Magellan Property Management LLC property management company will verify your lease application and send you a timely response. Once you become a resident of Aqua at Lakeshore East, you will be able to pay your rent online, submit maintenance requests, and get community news by logging in securely to your Resident Portal.

Public Schools

GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Jones College Prep High School
High School
(773) 534-8600 9-12 1427 1.033
Ogden Elementary School
Elementary School
(773) 534-8110 PK-5 856 1.069
Salazar Elementary Bilingual Center
Elementary & Middle School
(773) 534-8310 PK-8 380 1.259
Payton College Preparatory High School
High School
(773) 534-0034 9-12 899 1.307
South Loop Elementary School
Elementary & Middle School
(773) 534-8690 PK-8 904 1.471

Private Schools

GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Chicago Basketball Academy
Middle & High School
(800) 279-8120 7-12 32 0.388
Frances Xavier Warde School
Elementary & Middle School
(312) 466-0700 PK-8 895 0.777
Frances Xavier Warde Schools
Elementary & Middle School
(312) 466-0700 PK-8 822 0.777
Chicago Grammar School
Elementary & Middle School
(312) 944-5600 PK-7 80 1.209
British International School of Chicago, South Loop
Elementary, Middle & High School
(773) 998-2472 PK-12 580 1.218

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