The Residences at NEWCITY in Chicago’s Lincoln Park earns LEED Gold certification

January 05, 2016  |  Staff Writer  |  Print Article  |  Email this Article


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The Residences at NEWCITY tower has earned LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), according to a recent announcement by Bucksbaum Retail Properties, Structured Development and JP Morgan Asset Management.

At 19 stories tall, the rental tower is the 199-unit residential portion of the 8.5-acre mixed-use NEWCITY development along the Clybourn Corridor in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

The building features a higher level of insulation and indoor air quality, plus energy-efficient appliances, a green roof and utilizes green cleaning materials. Floor plans at NEWCITY measure 590 to 1,315 square feet and include studio, convertible, one-bed/one-bath, one-bed/one-bath plus den, and two-bed/two-bath plans.

Notable interior features, depending on the residence, include sliding partitions in the convertible units; a semi-circular full wall of windows in select two-bedroom plans; and balconies stretching the full length of an apartment home.

In addition to high-end homes, residents of NEWCITY also enjoy a 24-hour doorman at the building’s private entrance, cyber café and coffee bar, reservable conference room, bike parking and repair station, and a fitness studio with interactive classes. The building’s fourth floor features an outdoor grilling area, lounge with a fire pit, swimming pool and spa, and dog run; a theater room; and a 24-hour gym with Life Fitness equipment. Residents also have access to Pressbox dry cleaning valet. Reserved parking is available.

NEWCITY has more than 360,000 square feet of retail and commercial space including a new Mariano’s, ArcLight Cinemas, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Earl’s Kitchen and Bar, Nandos Peri Peri, LYFE Kitchen, Adobe Gilas, Kings Bowling and more.


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