310 S Michigan Avenue, Metropolitan Tower
Originally constructed in 1924 and formerly known as the Straus Building, Metropolitan Tower has been a celebrated fixture of Chicago’s skyline for nearly a century. Located in Chicago’s renowned Loop neighborhood, Metropolitan Tower enjoys a prestigious Michigan Avenue address and a prominent place on the edge of Millennium Park.
This grand and opulent structure was built to impress and was instantly embraced by Chicagoans and architectural critics alike. Fortunately, much of the building’s grandeur has been painstakingly preserved.
The superior craftsmanship and attention to detail that run throughout this structure are noted in special features such as its imposing brass elevator doors that depict scenes of arts and sciences, ornate cream-colored moldings and columns, an iconic 20 ft. high blue beacon that crowns Metropolitan Tower and sweeping marble floors which adorn the lobby. Metropolitan Tower represents the best of classic vintage architecture and, to that end, is a landmark building.
The epitome of elegance and luxury, Metropolitan Tower has quickly become one of Chicago’s most desirable residential condominium buildings for discerning homebuyers. Ceiling heights range from 9’5” to 15’. All units boast spectacular views. Depending on the location of each unit, residents can enjoy lake and park vistas or the city skyline. Crown moldings and natural oak hardwood floors emanate quality and taste. Stainless steel appliances and granite countertops reign in the kitchen. Walk-in closets, spacious master bedrooms and bathrooms.
Metropolitan Tower boasts protected, breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and Grant Park, a full fitness center, deluxe party room, 24 hour door staff and a dry cleaning/valet.
Metropolitan Tower’s location also affords convenience. Across the street from Millennium Park, residents enjoy easy access to the many festivals and concerts hosted by both Millennium and Grant Parks throughout the summer. Lake Michigan is a five minute walk away and so, too, is Chicago’s Museum Campus.
Fabulous shopping on Michigan Avenue is just minutes north of Metropolitan Tower while the city’s premier cultural venues, including the Symphony Center and several theaters are a stone’s throw. Metropolitan Tower is also convenient to several of Chicago’s major transportation systems and is also a true walk-to-work building.