Essex on the Park South Loop Luxury Apartments Breaks Ground

January 30, 2017 | By JD Eaton
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Essex on the Park, located at 808 S. Michigan Avenue, off Grant Park and Lake Michigan, will feature 476 South Loop luxury apartments within 57 stories. The building will provide the ultimate lakefront living experience.

Developer Oxford Capital broke ground on Essex on the Park South Loop luxury apartments January 2017.

Famous Address in Chicago

Hollywood Boulevard, Wall Street and Bourbon Street are all famous streets in America. In early 2019, residents of Essex on the Park will be able to call another well-known street home – Michigan Avenue.

Another notable Chicago landmark, the Essex Inn, will be adjacent to the apartment tower and receive an upgrade. The hotel is expanding from 254 to 271 guest rooms and is rebranding to the Hotel Essex.

Developer of South Loop Luxury Apartments

Oxford Capital and Quadrum Global, the same duo who built Chicago’s LondonHouse, The Godfrey Hotel Chicago, and The Langham Hotel, are the developers for Essex on the Park. Because of the developer’s success in hospitality, Essex on the Park is set to offer the same level of luxury and impressive attention to detail.

Essex on the Park Apartment Details

Essex on the Park will feature a variety of unit types including studios, one, two and three bedrooms. Noteworthy, is the availability of extraordinary duplex penthouse apartments. Amenities will include a winter garden, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and club room. Also, throughout the building, residents will find multiple indoor-outdoor spaces separated by sliding walls with breathing taking Lake Michigan views.

Furthermore, Essex on the Park will feature the unique offering of in-building access to a chef-driven restaurant and bi-level sky bar with fully retractable walls.

While the building won’t be open until 2019, Chicago renters interested in learning more about Michigan Avenue’s newest South Loop apartments can sign up for the priority list at

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