CATALYST Chicago (5)

123 North Des Plaines Street, Chicago, IL 60661
  • Studio - 3 Beds
  • 1 - 3 Baths
  • Apartment
Last updated 26 Feb 2020 Verified Listing
Live inspired at Catalyst Apartments in Chicago, IL. Nestled in the popular West Loop neighborhood, our convertible, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments are the pinnacle of comfort and luxury. Allow our cutting-edge amenities and flawless finishes to welcome you into the urban oasis that is Catalyst Apartments. 
Convertible (03)
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 594 Sq.Ft.
$1,965 -to $5,834
Convertible (03) Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Available Now
Convertible (08)
  • Studio
  • 1 Bath
  • 594 Sq.Ft.
$1,965 -to $5,865
Convertible (08) Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
1 Available Now
1 Bed 1 Bath (04 & 05)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 785 Sq.Ft.
$2,593 -to $4,412
1 Bedroom 1 Bath (04 & 05) Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Available Now
1 Bed 1 Bath (06 & 07)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 785 Sq.Ft.
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1 Bedroom 1 Bath (06 & 07) Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
1 Bed 1 Bath (12)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 785 Sq.Ft.
$2,524 -to $4,333
1 Bedroom 1 Bath (12) Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Available Now
1 Bed 1 Bath (13)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 842 Sq.Ft.
$2,927 -to $4,973
1 Bedroom 1 Bath 3D Floorplan at Catalyst
1 Bed 1 Bath + Den (11)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 810 Sq.Ft.
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1 Bedroom 1 Bath B Floorplan at Catalyst
1 Bed 1 Bath + Den (14)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 844 Sq.Ft.
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1 Bedroom 1 Bath C Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
1 Bed 1 Bath + Den (15)
  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 910 Sq.Ft.
$2,790 -to $3,900
1 Bedroom 1 Bath A Floorplan at Catalyst
1 Available Now
2 Bed 2 Bath (01)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,242 Sq.Ft.
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2 Bedroom 2 Bath C Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Bed 2 Bath (10)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,202 Sq.Ft.
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2 Bedroom 2 Bath D Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Bed 2 Bath (09)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,272 Sq.Ft.
$3,866 -to $5,671
2 Bedroom 2 Bath E Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
1 Available Now
2 Bed 2 Bath (02)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,117 Sq.Ft.
$3,742 -to $5,629
2 Bedroom 2 Bath F Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
1 Available Now
2 Bed 2 Bath + Den (411)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,042 Sq.Ft.
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2 Bedroom 2 Bath A Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
2 Bed 2 Bath + Den (15)
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,237 Sq.Ft.
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2 Bedroom 2 Bath B Floorplan at Catalyst, Chicago, IL, 60661
3 Bed 3 Bath (01)
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,570 Sq.Ft.
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3 Bed 3 Bath (01)
Ranging from 594 to 1,570 square feet, our Catalyst Apartments can easily accommodate you and your family. Each of our homes comes with stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, quartz countertops with glass tile backsplashes, sky-high nine-foot ceilings, wide plank hard surface flooring, and many more high-end fixtures. The kitchens feature whirlpool stainless steel appliances, gas ranges, and 42” cabinets with generous storage. Lavish bathrooms offer a spa-like experience with double vanities, and in select units, stand-alone showers. When you’re ready to venture further, our community awaits you with a vast array of amenities. From the rooftop pool and Zen garden overlooking the city to our fitness center, private yoga studio, on-site dog run, outdoor grilling stations, and clubroom with billiards table, there’s always something to do. Plus, the best of Chicago is right on your doorstep. Explore the vast array of eateries on Randolph Street, visit the Chicago French Market, go for a picnic at Grant Park, or explore Downtown Chicago and dive into the rich culture of the city.  Find the right space for your life at Catalyst Apartments in West Loop, Chicago and give us a call to schedule a tour of the building. We’d love to show you all the reasons why we’re the best apartments for rent in Chicago, IL.
Step inside the Catalyst Apartments in the West Loop, and revel in the sophisticated, urban lifestyle of our luxury apartments for rent in Chicago, IL. Perfect for anyone looking for upscale living, our pet-friendly apartments boast an impressive list of perks and amenities.

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Apartment Amenities

West Loop Luxury Apartments Choose from our convertible, one, two, and three-bedroom apartment floor plans and we’ll take care of the rest. Our apartments feature soaring 9-foot ceilings, wide plank hard surface flooring, expansive, floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies and patios, large closets, and generous storage space. The kitchens come fully equipped with Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and glass tile backsplashes. Relax in the breeze and enjoy the view from our rooftop pool and sundeck. Work toward your goals in our fitness center with free weights, or find inner balance effortlessly with our private yoga room and fitness studio with on-demand classes. Unwind after a long day in our billiards lounge, impress everyone with your cooking skills in the demonstration kitchen, or entertain your friends on the stunning rooftop lounge with grilling area and fire lounges. Enjoy breathtaking views of the West Loop from our 19th floor rooftop pool. The resident lounge offers a complimentary coffee bar to kick-start your mornings, while the tech center is a godsend when you have a tight deadline to meet. Fido will love the private dog run and you’ll be grateful for the indoor pet washing station. To top it all, free wi-fi can be found in all the common areas. Experience the Catalyst difference. Our building has been named a 2018 Apartment Ratings Top Rated Award Winner as well as a 2018 Satisfacts Insite Award Winner for Resident Satisfaction. We are committed to providing an unparalleled living experience. Come experience our exceptional service and community - the best in the West Loop. Stop by for a visit or give us a call today! 
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Welcome to Catalyst Apartments, a luxury community where you can truly be yourself. Offering everything you need for a comfortable and lavish lifestyle, our 123 N. Des Plaines location in Chicago’s West Loop is the best choice for anyone looking to elevate their urban apartment living experience in Chicago, IL. At Catalyst Apartments, your well-being is our main concern, and we’ve got the amenities to prove it. Our Zen rooftop garden overlooks the city, providing the perfect balance between the bustling city life and the serene ambiance of your home. The fitness center and yoga room are equipped with everything you need from yoga mats and free weights to machines and fitness on-demand. To top it all off, Catalyst also features a billiards lounge and demo kitchen, as well as an outdoor grilling area and fire lounges where you can entertain guests. Relax, unwind, and let us take care of everything else. Choose from our convertible, one, two, and three-bedroom luxury apartments. Catalyst is conveniently located close to the Green & Pink Line, boasting a walk score of 98, as well as easy access to I-90 and I-94. Easily commute throughout the city and suburbs! And be sure to check out the fabulous restaurants on Randolph Street, explore West Loop’s night scene or visit the nearby the Grant Park. Find out more about our rental specials and give us a call, or better yet stop by for a tour. Let us show you why Catalyst Apartments is the best choice. We look forward to showing you an incredible, pet-friendly apartment to rent in Chicago’s West Loop. Testimonials "I love living at the Catalyst! The staff is friendly and helpful, management takes care of any issues right away, and the amenities are wonderful. I have lived in 4 apartments in various cities and this is by far the best rental experience I have ever had."  
Pets - Max 2 allowed, No weight limit, One time Fee $350.00, pet rent of $15 per month per pet. Comments: Catalyst welcomes both cats and dogs. Cats are allowed on all floors, and dogs are allowed on most floors. Restrictions: Please call us for details, including breed restrictions. Pet Screening: Catalyst uses a third-party pet application service called Pet Screening. All applicants must complete a Pet Profile. Applicants without pets must complete an online affidavit, while pet/animal owners must upload vaccination records, microchip information and photos of the pet. There is no charge ($0) for a No-Pet Profile and an Assistance Animal Accommodation request, $20 for an individual Pet Profile and $15 for each additional Pet Profile. Pet Profiles are completed at https://Catalyst.PetScreening.com.

Overall rating 5 Reviews

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Maintenance

Roberto is amazing!!!!!

By: Stephanie Yokana Verified
10 Aug 2017
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Recent Work Orders - Thank You

We recently had a few work orders performed (A/C repair, new entry key, etc.). Just wanted to say that the maintenance team did a fantastic job. We are always very pleased and impressed at the responsiveness and quality of work. We greatly appreciate everything the team does, and want to say thank you. The strength of the team is another reason why we love living in the building.

By: Jonathan Adler Verified
8 Aug 2017
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Work Order Success!

Recently, the drain in my bathtub was badly clogged. I submitted a work order in the morning and came home that evening not only to a fully cleared bathtub drain, but also to a fixed lightbulb above my my vanity, that had just gone out the night before. Our custodians really go above and beyond the norm when helping out Catalyst residents! Love this building!

By: Stephanie Kezios Verified
31 Jul 2017
  • Maintenance

Incredible Maintenance Experiences

Roberto and the maintenance team have performed above and beyond since our move-in a couple of weeks ago. From the WeCater Service of mounting our TVs to remedying some minor issues, each service has been performed with the utmost care and professionalism. Thanks again for all of your help!

By: Justin Yap Verified
21 Jun 2017
  • Maintenance

The best apartment in the city

The Catalyst apartments are the best. It's all new construction. Hardwood floors. New, big washer dryers Marble kitchen island. New gas stove. New steal fridge. 24 hour security with ONLY one entrance. The engineer will fix anything fast than a Jimmy Johns. Super clean. A back yard you can walk on. A free, fresh ground Starbucks machine. Very, nice staff. Totally posh. And the value is amazing. The bathrooms are big and have lots of drawers and nice shower pressure. A killer pool. Fitness center with new machines that rival any health club. A yoga room with a big video instructor. And free Yoga from a gorgeous woman every Saturday. Coll residents with jobs. Safe hood. By the whole foods. It's the anti Prez Towerz

By: Chris Pfau Verified
6 Feb 2016
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This apartment community is located on 123 North Des Plaines Street in the 60661 zip code. Browse through Studio Apts, 1 Bedroom Apts, 2 Bedroom Apts or 3 Bedroom Apts with floorplans ranging from 594 Sq.Ft to 1570 Sq.Ft.The Marquette Management, Inc property management company will verify your lease application and send you a timely response. Once you become a resident of CATALYST Chicago, 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
Skinner Elementary School
Elementary & Middle School
(773) 534-7790 PK-8 963 0.832
Galileo Elementary Math & Sci Schol Acd
Elementary & Middle School
(773) 534-7070 K-8 558 0.965
Ogden Int High School
Middle & High School
(773) 534-0866 6-12 748 1.046
Jackson A Elementary Language Academy
Elementary & Middle School
(773) 534-7000 K-8 566 1.071
Jones College Prep High School
High School
(773) 534-8600 9-12 1427 1.1

Private Schools

GreatSchools Rating School name Phone number Grades Students Distance
Bennett Day School
Elementary, Middle & High School
(312) 236-6388 PK-12 200 0.663
Intercultural Montessori Language School
Elementary School
(312) 865-1514 PK-6 240 0.756
Montessori Academy Of Chicago
Elementary & Middle School
(312) 243-0977 PK-8 288 0.851
Chicago Basketball Academy
Middle & High School
(800) 279-8120 7-12 32 0.934
Village Leadership Academy
Elementary & Middle School
(312) 675-0056 PK-7 175 0.958

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