18 East Elm

18 East Elm Street, Chicago, IL 60611

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Resident 2016 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/10/2018
Some of the units in this old building were designed as apartments, and some were clearly not, since it is a former hotel. My apartment, for example, would be fine as an hotel room but is bad as a apartment. It is comically small for the… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Recommended
Reviewed 06/23/2017
New Management and redesign make this building a gem! I moved here last year (2016) and it was ugly, not very kept but decent. Just google to see the old photos, it was very dark and spooky looking. But now, wow! It's totally modern and I'm… See More
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Resident 2015 - 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/10/2016
The aprtment lets in a lot of cold air in the winter. There was actual frost inside my apartment during a relatively mild winter. The lobby often smells like something has died in the walls for no apparent reason. The internet often goes out. The complimentary… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 01/03/2012
I have lived here for several months and I really can't complain. I'd rate the place overall with a B . It's an older building, but the price can't be beat for the location and the amenities. The grounds are kept cleaned and the place feels… See More
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Resident 2009 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/30/2010
The elevator in this building is ALWAYS out. Parking is a nightmare. You have to have a city of Chicago sticker which costs over $100 per year and in addition you need a residential parking permit which cost more $ and allows you to park in… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/08/2010
Imagine this: a Friday night and you're bored and drunk in Chicago. You could spend hours riding up and down the elevators at Elm since they are ALWAYS F****** BROKEN!! It's pretty much pointless as it stops on floors 2,5,7, 9...etc etc...and this cheap---- management won't… See More
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Resident 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/02/2010
Management- fix the elevators...its been 2 weeks and they go up and down all night long! Stop being cheap! See More
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18eastelmishell • Resident 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/03/2009
this is a great deal.....and guess what YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET.... I would not refer the son of ----- to live in this hell See More
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Resident 2005 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/08/2009
This is the only building I have lived in since moving to Chicago, and it was perfect when I first moved in. At that time ALL utilities (including electric) were included. The location is great, and my apartment was really cute and a decent size. However,… See More
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Resident 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/18/2008
I lived in this place for 4 years since 2004. I will say the good things first and then move to the bad things. Very nice and safe area. The building is well maintained. Always clean. Laundry room is ok. Fitness room is ok, even though… See More
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192837465 • Resident 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/25/2007
I love the building, beautiful hardwood floors, dishwasher etc. I was sooo excited to move here. But from day 1, this place has disappointed me over and over. It took until the last minute for them to get the lease ready. When I moved in, the… See More
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asiullec25 • Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 06/21/2006
I fell in love with the ELMS, wooden floors, vintage character of the place, general cosyness of the building, price-all included,dogs!Very nice maintenance team. As I continued living there I realized the A/C unit was falling apart and basicly uneffective for one person, not to mention… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 05/25/2006
I lived here for one year and can honestly say, you get what you pay for. For the location (1 block from the beach, right next to great bars and resturaunts and in the Gold Coast, you can't beat that). I HIGHLY recommend 18 E. for… See More
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lyra06 • Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 02/15/2006
This is the best management company owned building I have lived in so far in this city. There is a downside to these larger companies...there can be a bit more red tape to get something done, and service is a bit less personal...but BJB has been… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/03/2006
Well, I don't think it allows me enough space to write all of the things I have had wrong with my apartment during the time I've been here. We were the first to move into this "newly redone" apartment and that's where it all started. First,… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 02/01/2006
I have lived here for several months now and I really like it. All my utilities are included and the staff has always been great. When I first moved in there were a few things broken in my apt, they came during the day while I… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 01/20/2006
I have never never never seen an insect in my house. And trust me, if I did I would FREAK OUT.<br>I have lived at 18 East Elm for about a year and have had no problems. In fact, it is the best Chicago apartment building I… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/10/2005
The good things about this apartment: they take dogs (but for a fee). The Gold Coast location is great. And the rent is fairly low, and includes utilities.<br><br>The bad things about this apartment: The management is terrible. I moved in July '04, and had a bunch… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/27/2004
This place is infested with cock roaches. In the winter you freeze because they barely give you any heat. In the summer, the air conditioners are horrible, so you die of heat. The management is very cheap, so they do everything half assed. This place is… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/22/2004
I've lived in this building since they converted it from a hotel, so I had to live with all of the water problems (shut-offs) and construction and mess. Now I pay super-cheap, so I guess it was okay in the beginning - let me tell you,… See More
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Resident 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/14/2003
I moved in this apartment in Aug, landload was nice before we signed a contract, but right after we wanted to ask something, she became totally distracted and rude. <br> Bedroom´s heater doen´t work, they cannot fix it, said would provide electic heater, but it has… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,282

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,601

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It's not, unless you want to pay quite a bit at a local lot or garage. No street parking except temporary.
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