The Lydian, a 22-story, 279-unit apartment building at 513 S. Damen in the Illinois Medical District, about two miles west of the Chicago Loop, has been finished and will soon be officially opened, according to Marquette Companies.
The building is the second to be built by Marquette Companies in a three-phase development, which is an important milestone in the neighbourhood’s revitalization. In 2021, the company opened the 18-story, 272-unit Atrio, a renovated apartment building next to The Lydian, marking the completion of the first phase. Further, the third phase’s plans have not yet been fully developed.
The Lydian, which is expertly managed by Marquette Management, became available for occupancy in January and is already 80% leased, with 15% of the units occupied. The Lydian provides studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments with one to two bathrooms. Furthermore, all apartments have wood plank flooring, quartz countertops, kitchen islands, stainless steel appliances, and in-unit washers/dryers. Apartments range in size from 446 to 1,234 square feet, with $1,900 as the entry-level rent.
Features and amenities at The Lydian at Illinois Medical District
The Lydian’s architectural style has a seaside feel. The light, natural wood textures and colours are influenced by the ocean. The building has a doorman available around- the clock, a gym, a yoga studio, and a pet spa. Additionally, there is a sundeck, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop lounge with breathtaking city views.
The property demonstrates Marquette Companies’ dedication to environmentally friendly building methods. This is because it was constructed to Green Globe Initiative accreditation criteria.
The Lydian is close to various eateries and coffee shops, as well as some of Chicago’s best hospitals, workplaces, and companies, including RUSH Medical Center, John H. Stroger Hospital, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. The CTA Blue Line and Interstate 290 will be conveniently accessible to locals. The United Center and Malcolm X College are located directly across I-290 from the neighbourhood. Prices start in the $1,900 range.