At 1000 West Washington stand two beautiful brick buildings, one of which was built in 1884 and the other in 1902. Originally, they housed industrial-sized bakeries that churned out product for the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco), but in the mid-1990s were converted to historic residential lofts. Today, the 1000 West Washington Lofts offer a luxurious home with generous amenities in Chicago's much-loved West Loop neighborhood.
When converted to loft condos, the buildings at 1000 West Washington were extensively renovated and updated. Designers melded the building's vintage sophistication with more modern touches, including a new courtyard, a shared rooftop deck and an atrium that was carved into one of the buildings, where residents are free to garden and lounge. In addition to its architectural features and amenities, these lofts also offer a heated garage, 24-hour doormen and on-site bicycle storage.
Of the 180 individual units at 1000 West Washington, there are 160 different floor plans, which means just about every loft is completely unique. Layouts include from one to four bedrooms and up to 3,200 square feet of living space. Finishes include the exposed brick and timber you'd expect in a traditional loft, plus all units boast hardwood floors throughout, private balconies and soaring 15-foot ceilings. High-end finishes include both granite and marble, and most living areas feature a fireplace.
Just across the river, about a mile-and-a-half east, are such retail havens as Macy's, Nordstram Rack and The Shops at North Bridge. Grocery shopping, on the other hand, is just beyond your front door - and it's a delightful scene. Two blocks west, Arista Foods offers a wide selection of cheeses, deli meats, soups and salads, while J.P. Graziano (two blocks in the opposite direction) provides an even wider selection of fine imported and domestic foods, including baking staples, nuts and grains, condiments, coffees, baked goods, spices and more.
Perhaps the most inviting aspect of this property's location is its proximity to "Restaurant Row." You'll never tire of dining out, with establishments like Next, Moto Restaurant and The Publican less than a half mile away (and each with a ZAGAT rating of 26-29). And it doesn't end there. Flat Top Stir-Fry Grill is just next door; La Sardine is less than 200 feet away; the southern comfort of Wishbone Restaurant is right around the corner; and the unique Market is not two blocks down.