426 Surf Street Building

426 W Surf St, Chicago, IL 60657

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BrianBTG • Resident 1992 - 1993 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/19/2017
I lived in this building back in 1992-1993 for a few years. Rents were affordable but they didn't accept pets back then, not even cats. The building was a roach infested dump. Maintenance was terrible and there were no amenities. The main issue living there was… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/18/2013
I would have to agree with the general consensus. We had a great deal for rent price, kitchen and wood floors were great. I was flanked by two female tenants, who each had very audible sexual habits. A total nuisance, which only furthered the initial problem… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/01/2012
Beware, the apartments may seem nice at first glance but there are roaches!
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robert836 • Resident 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/27/2011
I lived here from 2009 until 2011. At first I loved it, it was clean, looked nice, in my eyes, perfect. A few months later, I started seeing roaches in my apt, and I am ---- in my cleaning. First, it was in the bathtub, second… See More
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memeg517 • Resident 2008 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/23/2009
Do not live in this building or any of the others owned by Surf III LLC. They are horrible, lying people. The apartments look nice when you first see them but then once you move in, you realize what a pit you've moved into. 1) ROACHES… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/22/2008
The Management staff from BJB Partners, which manages the building on Surf as well as the building on Surf/Sheridan and Surf/Pinegrovis awful, to put it mildly. Requests and complaints are always met with hostility and a complete lack of care. They provide absolutely no support for… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/18/2008
1. I have seen two cock roaches, one crawling under my door, one crawling out of my drain. Disgusting. 2. An Ex. of the maintenance work I experienced lately - I called on a Monday to have fridge looked at because it was not cooling properly… See More
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Resident 2007 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/11/2008
Roaches, unfinished rehab work...very rude management...with the exception of one. very expensive for what you got. Look elsewhere.
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/02/2007
You can hear every word your neighbor says and maintainence is always slow and shoddy. <br>On move in day, our apartment was still under construction. We were outside in the street with all our stuff while the management made excuses. They put us in a different… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/24/2007
We lived w/ cockroaches and to top it off, upon moving out we realized our bikes were stolen. Management did not care and we were not even given an apology. There is 24 hour access to the building and even though there are cameras they only… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 06/15/2006
I've lived in this building for about nine months now and I absolutely love it. The building has a bit of a vintage feel to it, yet the majority of the apartments have been rehabbed. I have one of the newly rehabbed apartments and I love… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/05/2006
They rope you in with $0 deposit but the price you pay later is much higher.<br>- Constant rehabing of units creates noise, dust, debris and cables running down hallways.<br>- Humming from pipes dowstairs makes structure vibrate at all hours of day/night.<br>- Complaits fall on deaf ears… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/04/2006
This apartment seemed quite nice from first appearances. Newly renovated however in the beginning when things were not finished it was very difficult to have someone come and fix it. As someone else said the shower often turns off in the middle of a shower. The… See More
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Resident 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/15/2005
I have lived here almost 6 months and I don't think I can stand it any more! When I first moved in, I read these reviews and questioned the management about them. I told them the reviews said there was constant noise from construction and there… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 07/25/2005
Don't be fooled when you move into your apartment, find a dead roach in your shower, and then get told by managment that these are 'waterbugs.' And the scary part is that they say this to you with a staight face. Are you kidding me? A… See More
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Resident 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 03/13/2005
Ok for what it is
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cadencejane • Resident 2000 - 2002 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/30/2005
I moved into this place coming from CA. with literally two days to find one. We lived in a two bedroom, although I am not sure if technically the one room, being reaaaallly tiny, should account for a second room. We faced a brick wall on… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/12/2004
One of the worst apartments that I have lived in, and I've been renting for over ten years. Loud construction from dawn til dusk, loud neighbors, loud music blaring down the hallways, smokey smell, tiny elevator that hardly ever works, constant mail theft - I personally… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 06/20/2004
I lived there for about 7 months. I thought the management was good. They gave me a third floor studio and installed Pergo hardwood floors before I moved in b/c I thought the carpet was nasty. hey even allowed me to go extend my lease an… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/08/2004
I lived here for about 8 months last year and from the current reviews, it looks like nothing has changed. From the mail theft to the construction workers. Several times they left an air compressor on in the apartment next door - all night long. <br>… See More
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Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/09/2004
Water cuts off without warning, elevators don´t work a lot of the time, major mail theft problem, crappy parking, even crappier building managers and maintenence crew, loud annoying neighbors, smells weird, dirty gross hallways, noisy construction never ends, incredibly overpriced for such a slum. There is… See More
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thenewgirl • Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/09/2004
This apartment sucks. I agree with the other reviews, the management is terrible and they don´t care about their tenants at all. Very dirty hallways, water shutoffs, power outages, weird smells, mail theft in the mail room (postal service just leaves packages sitting on a little… See More
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nulaw • Resident 2003 - 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/23/2004
I will never rent from Barry Realty again. The apartment building I livein has been under construction since July of 2003. Construction starts at 7 a.m. every morning. Construction finally seems to be slowing down (6 months later), but during the height of the construction water… See More
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Resident 2003 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/13/2003
Although the building is beautiful and charming, the management (Barry Realty / BJB) is terrible. We currently have no heat in the building, so the management passed out "space heaters" to everyone. When mine didn´t work, and I let management know, they literally DID NOT CARE.… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2003 Recommended
Reviewed 03/05/2003
426 Surf has all the character and charm of a vintage building. (I believe it was a hotel back in the 1920s.) It has great amenities and my apartment is renovated with wood floors, a dishwaher and microwave. I love being steps away from the lake--it´s… See More
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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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