Columbus Plaza Apartments

233 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

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[email protected] • Resident 2012 - 2018 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/02/2018
This place has very good location, excellent maintenance crew, and very poor management. They lure you in with teaser rents and then at first renewal your rent jumps by double digits (percentage wise). This means new residents can get an apartment identical to yours for hundreds… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 06/27/2017
I can easily say this is the worst place I have ever lived. You can easily get a cheaper place with amenities and central air. However, cockroaches are included in the rent. Also, maintenance will enter your apartment on multiple occasions without prior authorization. Which can… See More
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Resident 2016 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/10/2017
Columbus Plaza is an old, dingy building with very expensive apartments and no utility is included in the rent. There is no pool or spa and just a tiny gym. There is a fire department right next to the building and IT IS LOUD!!! They have… See More
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Resident 2016 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 03/30/2017
The location and room sizes are the only positive of this apartment. The more frustrating parts are the management (especially the Maintenance Manager, who is particularly rude and inhospitable) and the parking garage. Their maintenance crew will enter your apartment without permission, there will be loud… See More
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Douglas R • Resident 2010 - 2017 Not Recommended
Reviewed 01/17/2017
My partner and I have leased from Habitat company for 10 years. We've lived at Columbus Plaza for 6 years. Our new lease was just presented to us to find that the market price on all of their 2 bedroom apartments had decreased and were being… See More
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Verified Resident 183363 2015 Not Recommended
Reviewed 09/13/2015
Staff was not helpful and friendly during the move in process. Staff had a very by-the-book mentality, did not care about renter's needs, did not think a step further to help renters solve problems, was not friendly, did not follow up after the transaction was done.… See More
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Verified Resident 180628 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 09/02/2015
I have lived in this building for 3 years and loving it. Just moved to another apt. in the same building. The location is great and the building is well maintained with an excellent staff. I have shopped around in the immediate neighborhood and decided to… See More
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Verified Resident 178836 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 08/28/2015
Good location; convenient Pedway link to Metra station - great thing in the winter; Nice view of the river; close to Millennium Park; good community of Chicago Booth MBA students; Easy to walk to River North for food options; Close to Mariano's and Whole Foods
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priprak • Prospective Resident Visited 2015 Recommended
Reviewed 07/15/2015
Columbus Plaza is a great apartment to stay at. I stayed at Manilow Suites and then decided to move in full time. One of the safest, most hygienic and best-maintained apartments in the Loop, with great community Management, I highly recommend CP! Access to Pedway is… See More
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sumaes47 • Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/21/2013
My wife and I moved out of Columbus Plaza last week, and we miss it already. The features that attracted us to the building initially were its central location, (including Pedway access), modern facilities (gym, sun room, laundry) and generous square footage. Upon moving into the… See More
Columbus Plaza Apartments Manager08/21/2013

Thank you for your review on Columbus Plaza. We appreciate your comments on the community and team. Best wishes in your next move and please know you're always welcome at Columbus Plaza.

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Resident 2012 - 2013 Recommended
Reviewed 08/21/2013
I have been living at Columbus Plaza for a little less than a year. My experience here has been great. Pros: Great location - Very safe and convenient to everything. Walking distance to Michigan ave, Millennium Park, Lake shore, etc. Extremely helpful staff - All I… See More
Columbus Plaza Apartments Manager08/22/2013

Thank you for taking the time to review Columbus Plaza. We are glad you were able to experience many of Columbus Plaza's highlights in your time here. We greatly appreciate your recommendation and wish you all the best in your next move.

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Resident 2008 - 2013 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/14/2013
If you want your rent to increase by 12% every year, this is the place for you. If you want the management to start charging for the new fees almost every year - bike storage, lock out fees, increase laundry fees - this is the place… See More
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Resident 2010 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 02/10/2013
The noisiest neighborhood I've ever lived in. Which came first--the apartment building or the big fire station across the street? No matter which way you'll face, you'll hear three to four fire engines every 20 minutes at night with sirens blaring. It's annoying and frustrating. WHY… See More
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Resident 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 09/17/2012
I have never written a apartment review before but this place is that good... I have been working the past few summers with my company in different cities around the USA. In Boston, NYC, DC, San Francisco and now Chicago, they always find a upscale downtown… See More
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Resident 2011 - 2012 Recommended
Reviewed 09/13/2012
Generally, my experience here was fine. If I weren't moving for other reasons, I'd probably stay. Pros: 1. Moving in was super easy. They let you reserve the loading dock and an elevator, so you can just pull up the moving van to their dock and… See More
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jennistar • Resident 2011 - 2012 Not Recommended
Reviewed 05/05/2012
This s##t hole is a [email protected]#king trap!!!!!!!!!!! They raise your rent every year by 15-20%. But they don't tell you that in the beginning. You might think you got a good deal, but this is until you will get a letter to renew ur contract. And… See More
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Resident 0 Not Recommended
Reviewed 04/10/2012
I'm what people around this place call an, "Old Timer." I've lived here since 1998 and have a spacious one-bedroom The past few years have been sorta topsy turvy, building-wise. Around 2003, they seemed to change their marketing toward becoming an auxiliary dorm for International college… See More
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swar097 • Resident 2006 - 2010 Not Recommended
Reviewed 11/29/2011
Location is good...well that's about it. You will think rent is OK for this kind of location, well let me tell you its a trap. Notice, that all the people saying "YES" for columbus plaza are only in residents who moved in within an year or… See More
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robstuart66 • Resident 2011 Not Recommended
Reviewed 08/05/2011
I lived there about a year ago and the very first day I moved, already problems.as soon we started moving in our things the office called me and said they need to speak to me,because they needed more paper work.I would think before they give you… See More
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Resident 2008 - 2011 Recommended
Reviewed 02/25/2011
i have to say that most people rent here because of the wonderful staff! i've rented in many other properties downtown before, but columbus plaza has one of the friendliest staff in any building i've ever rented or toured before. since the new manager, i have… See More
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lucianaandrew • Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 11/02/2010
I LOVE Columbus Plaza! I live here for 6 months now, but I new the condo before because a friend used to live here. You cannot find more spacious apartments. People from the administration are great and very helpful. I have a walk-in closet for me… See More
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francinemanilow • Resident 1997 - 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 11/02/2010
Manilow Suites has been renting apartments in Columbus Plaza for temporary housing clients for over 25 years. They have made some wonderful improvements during the last several years and we consider this building to be a hidden treasure. The apartments are spacious and I love our… See More
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number504 • Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 11/01/2010
I moved to Columbus Plaza in September. I simply love my new home. The staff are courteous and so helpful. they make me feel very welcome and comfortable as I come and go in the lobby. Leasing staff are simply superb! My views of the clock… See More
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ksterlin1922 • Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 10/17/2010
I have been living in Columbus Plaza for the last 2 and a half years and it has been a very enjoyable experience. The leasing, security and maintenance staff are very friendly, helpful and professional. Any issue that I bring to their attention is resolved immediately.… See More
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Resident 2010 Recommended
Reviewed 10/16/2010
I moved to Columbus Plaza a few months ago and so far, my time here has been really great. Staff was very helpful from the beginning. With my moving in from another country, the staff has made it a very easy transition for me. When I… See More
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Features & Amenities

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  • Laundry On-Site

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  • Covered Parking
  • Garage

General

  • BBQ and Picnic Area
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Guest Room
  • On-Site Maintenance
  • Package Receiving Service
  • Resident Referral Program
  • Spacious Floor Plans
  • Walk In Closets

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  • Cats Allowed
    Comments: Columbus is a pet-friendly community. Please call for details.
  • Dogs Allowed
    Comments: Columbus is a pet-friendly community. Please call for details.

Floor Plans & Pricing

Studio, 1 Bathroom

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    $1,537 - $2,149

  • SQ. FT.

    587 - 595

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    Studio

1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

  • Price

    $1,593 - $2,198

  • SQ. FT.

    563 - 590

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  • Model

    1 Bedroom Convertible

  • Price

    $1,744 - $2,479

  • SQ. FT.

    792 - 1,052

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  • Model

    1 Bedroom

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

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  • SQ. FT.

    1,352

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    2 Bedroom

Disclaimer: Floor Plans data have been collected from Internet users and may not be a reliable indicator of current or comprehensive floor plans offered.

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Start your day soaking in the view of the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan and the river from your floor-to-ceiling windows. Then walk to work, shopping, dining... wherever! Located on Wacker Drive and just east of Michigan Avenue, you're literally steps from everything. Columbus Plaza is one of the few apartments connected to Chicago's underground Pedway, so you have indoor access to restaurants, shopping and offices throughout the Loop. Columbus Plaza is built for the way you live. Full time door staff. Well-equipped fitness center with skyline views. Generous floor plans. Large walk-in closets. Apartment living has never treated you this well.

Office Hours Closed

  • Sunday: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Monday - Friday: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Columbus Plaza Apartments is a 563 - 1,352 sqft apartment in Chicago in zip code 60601. This community has a Studio - 2 bedroom, 1 - 2 bathroom, and is for rent for $1,537 - $2,479. Nearby cities include Hines, Cicero, Oak Park, Elmwood Park, and River Forest. 60602, 60603, 60604, 60611, and 60606 are nearby zip codes.

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