Molise PR client EnV Chicago Luxury Apartments (161 W. Kinzie St.), is River North’s anticipated new boutique building and one of the Chicago’s first LEED certified residential developments, will open its doors this September 2010. Built by San Antonio, Texas based Lynd Development Partners to cater to the lives of the affluent and young professionals in Chicago, EnV is a modern high rise that provides an elevated level of comfort, convenience and style.
Steps away from the most buzz-worthy restaurants, galleries and nightlife, the 29-story building features 249 apartment rentals, 27,000 square feet of retail space, and secure, private parking complete with Zip Car access. Residents arrive home to seamless glass windows that offer views of the skyline; plus private balconies, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, built in wine racks and bamboo floors.
Two amenity floors boast a rooftop pool terrace with cabanas and chaise lounges, catering kitchen, barbeque grill area, private wine lockers, 24-hour rooftop fitness center, fire pit lounge and garden, media room, dog run and more. In addition, a full service concierge is on site to guarantee express access and VIP service to the most exclusive events in town – yacht excursions, celebrity events at Enclave nightclub and more. Mobile integration with “The EnVironment” smart phone app allows tenants to view security cameras, schedule training sessions in the fitness center, pay rent, submit a work order, and more.
EnV Luxury Apartments provides an unprecedented level of lifestyle amenities for residents including:
Private EnV Winos Meeting –Each member of the club donates one bottle of wine per month to the “wine bank,” used when hosting EnV events such as EnV Wine Social. EnV Winos club meets once a month with the occasional excursion to various local wine bars.
Café EnV – A fun and interactive event, Café EnV brings a luxurious, seated brunch experience directly to residents on the 28th floor, complete with an array and breakfast delights and morning cocktails.
Yappy Hour – A pet-friendly social hour, hosted by our preferred pet service company, My Kind of Hound! At the monthly Yappy Hour, residents discuss various pet-related topics, such as local pet-friendly events, services, pet health, adoption, activities and local pet exercise areas. EnV will schedule pet-friendly excursions to dog-beach and local dog-parks at these events as well.
BBQ & Brew – During the sunny summer months, EnV hosts a monthly pool party – firing up the grill, popping the bottles and rolling out the beach towels for long afternoons in the Midwestern sun on the rooftop pool deck. Beer, hot dogs, burgers and more gets residents in the summer spirit in no time!
Tail Gate Party – As summer ends…the party continues as EnV hosts a tailgate party before the big games in the 28th floor resident lounge. Residents can bring a friend for pizza, beer and salad and watch the game from the comfort of their own building.
Spa Parties – Mini facials, chair-massage, mani/pedis and more. At the spa parties, residents will get beauty tips, complimentary pampering, and coupons to the areas hottest salons and spas.
Cooking Classes – Working with neighborhood restaurants and fine food distributors, EnV brings guest chefs and restaurant experts to demonstrate proper cooking techniques, fun new recipes and offer food and wine pairings and tastings.
Speakeasy Casino Night –EnV will host tournament-style Blackjack with cocktail service and a Texas Hold’Em ”loser’s lounge,” at the Speakeasy Casino Night. Finalists and tournament winner are awarded handsomely!
Guests enjoyed a private VIP green carpet house warming grand opening on Friday, September 24 on the rooftop terrace of River North’s new EnV Luxury Apartments, one of the first LEED certified residential and retail buildings. The event featured a fashion show by Sofia Vintage perched atop the glowing swimming pool and overlooked the city’s glittering skyline. Residents and guests alike experienced a live art demo from contemporary artist JD Miller and viewed one-of-a-kind sculptures from artist and two-time Academy Award-winner, the late Anthony Quinn. Svedka provided cocktail refreshments and guests dined on hors d’oeuvres provided by Catered by Design, plus special tastings from Chef Kassie Rath of Theory & Chef Ryan Poli of Perennial.
The event then “moved along” to a public celebration at EnV’s nightlife partner Enclave (220 W. Chicago Ave.) featuring a performance by Tyson Ritter, lead singer for The All American Rejects, where Tyson preformed his smash hits “Dirty Little Secret,” “Move Along” and more. View photos from the event here.
The building’s architect is Valerio Dewalt Train Associates and the builder is McHugh Construction.
For more information about EnV including a virtual tour and photo gallery visit www.EnVChicago.com. For additional information or to schedule a viewing, call (312) 854-1700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.