540 Briar Apartments

540 Briar Street, Chicago, IL 60657

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Resident 2009 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 04/21/2011
I have lived in my apartment for almost 2 years and I have never had any problems. The space is quite large given the price. I looked for awhile in the area and apartments at the same price point were so small! Square footage wise, this… See More
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Resident 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/26/2011
Up until now I have generally been pretty happy living at 540 W Briar. It's in a great location, it's safe, the tenants are generally young and friendly, the maintenance is very responsive, and while it's nothing spectacular, you get what you pay for. The only… See More
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Prospective Resident Visited 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 12/28/2010
I just went to these apartments today to see one, I wasted my time clearly- First the leasing office personnel was wearing rags which looked very unprofessional, then he rushed me through the "model", which looked horrible-no fridge/broken cabinets/sheet metal steel closet doors? I heard someone… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2009 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/12/2009
ICM Property Management who owns this unfortunate building are about the most unethical, lying, cheating and thieving gang of punks you re ever going to meet as a landlord. They fragrantly violate the city and state tenants rights laws as if they don t exist. They… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/07/2008
the apartment was overpriced considering how scummy it was. everything was rusty and falling apart. the light fixture fell one day and crashed into a million pieces. the plumbing is old and constantly breaking down, the water is brown. what a rip off, the cabinets were… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2008 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/25/2008
one of the janitors is a ------- -------. he will follow you around, stare at you, scare away all your guests, and then scoff at you when you need some thing fixed, and treat you like ----. the women who work in the office are condescending… See More
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Resident 2006 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 07/11/2007
I moved in here about a year ago, looking to move to a larger place than my current studio. I have a studio apartment facing the inside of the "U". It is pretty bright inside most of the day, especially in the morning. The hardwood floors… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 06/25/2007
Not sure how it's possible these folks could get any negative reviews. This was my favorite apartment in Chicago, prior to buying a condo. The location was awesome, and the building was always spotless. Great laundry room -- the "workout"room is a joke, but I wasn't… See More
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Resident 2005 - 2007 Recommended
Reviewed 01/22/2007
Yes, ICM has a sketchy history of maintenance, but I have had no major problems. Mine is by far and away a huge studio with amazing natural light (facing the lake) and is the quietest place I have ever lived. The walls are cement cinder block… See More
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Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 07/29/2006
The on-site office has been amazing in helping me move to Chicago. Moving can be very stressful and the girls in the office did a great job in assisting me. Our building has TWO engineers and they are always walking around with a smile on their… See More
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Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/19/2006
STAY AWAY from any and all properties managed by ICM. They do not respect Illinois and Chicago laws that require them to perform maintenance requests in a timely fashion. The (one would logically conclude) undocumented workers that ICM employs enter tenant apartments without any notice and… See More
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Resident 2006 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/19/2006
I could go on and on about the problems I've had with ICM...holes in ceilings, leaky toilets, rats, ants, rude management....the complaints are endless. Save yourself a huge headache, don't listen to the obvious leasing office agents with their "THANK YOU ICM" comments, just google them.… See More
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Resident 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 03/29/2006
ICM has done a great job managing this building. ICM has kept both janitors plus they have two people working in the on-site office. Building is very clean, snow is never on the ground, and I see lots of smiles from management. I have been in… See More
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briley6 • Resident 2004 - 2006 Recommended
Reviewed 02/06/2006
Man are these apartments HUGE! My girlfriend and I got a 2 bed w/ a ton of closets and big living room & dining room. <br><br>When we had issues with the unit the people that work for ICM really came through. They replaced our broken window… See More
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Resident 2002 - 2005 Recommended
Reviewed 10/14/2005
I disgree with you. I love the new management company. They are friendly and always wiiling to help. Icm is a great company and really easy to work with See More
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darkshire1313 • Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/01/2005
The apartment I have is pretty decently sized for a studio, although there are both larger and smaller studios in this same building. The bathroom is teeny (no room for shelves or much of anything. No mildew problems in mine, but be careful. Other apartments in… See More
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Resident 2004 - 2005 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/21/2005
The building is nice and apartments are affordable but the new management is trying to up the price and with this the people are changing. Management is very rude and has even at one point posted a sign on their door "By Appointment Only." If something… See More
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Resident 2004 Recommended
Reviewed 01/03/2005
I have lived here for just over 6 months and have had a fairly good experience overall. The lobby is beautiful, although the halls are a bit dated (think the Shining). The units are spacious with nice hardwood, although they have added some ugly linoleum. There… See More
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Resident 2004 Not Recommended
Reviewed 10/26/2004
ICM Properties Inc. recently purchased this property and their business practices can only be characterized by such phrases as: disrespectful, unethical and felonious. If you’re the type of individual who doesn’t mind being treated like a dog by your landlord, you should love this building. They… See More
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Resident 2000 - 2001 Recommended
Reviewed 12/19/2003
This building is superbly cared-for, and has an attentive staff. I had a spacious studio with hardwood floors and great natural light. Located in a vital Lakeview neighborhood, near the lake, shops, restaurants, and Boys´ Town. Lakeview can be hit-or-miss, but this is one of the… See More
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Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,150

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1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,267

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