55 East Erie Street Description

55 East Erie Street – Chicago's Mansion Row District

55 East Erie Street is an all-residential skyscraper in the heart of Chicago’s prestigious Mansion Row district. Designed by Fujikawa Johnson & Associates and Searl & Associates Architects, this 56-story tower is the fourth-tallest all-residential building in the United States. 55 East Erie was built in 2004 and features 194 residential units, which includes seven floors of split-story penthouse homes with express elevator service. There are also four “Skyhomes” atop the building, each with a private elevator. With 425 dedicated parking spots for residents, as well as a bicycle storage facility and an on-site dry cleaner, 55 East Erie offers luxurious living in one of the Windy City’s most exclusive neighborhoods.


55 East Erie isn't just famous for being the tallest all-residential highrise in Chicago—all residents live in the height of luxury with the following amenities:
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center With Towel Service
  • Full-Length Lap Pool and Jacuzzi
  • Men and Women's Locker Rooms w/Saunas and Steam Rooms
  • On-Site Dry Cleaner
  • Bicycle Storage Facility
  • Hospitality Room w/Full-Service Kitchen and Outdoor Promenade
  • Deeded Parking
  • 24-Hour Door Staff


55 East Erie is located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. At the turn of the 20th century, this area was known as Smokey Hollow due to its numerous factories and forges. As a home of industry and as a major transportation hub, this area has always been a bustling part of the Windy City. River North got its present name from Albert Friedman, who spearheaded the efforts to redevelop the area. Today, it is home to prestigious residences and some of the city's finest art galleries, nightlife spots, and shopping destinations.


River North is an affluent neighborhood that’s home to many of Chicago’s well-to-do businessmen and women. High-rise apartments and condominiums in River North have become more common in recent years, providing plentiful options for upscale luxury living right alongside the studios, showrooms, and galleries that characterize much of the neighborhood.

Popular Landmarks

River North is home to numerous universities and foreign consulates. 55 East Erie is just a block away from the Magnificent Mile, which is universally regarded as one of the city’s most prestigious shopping destinations. Navy Pier, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago are all within walking distance as well, so residents will always have something to hold their attention. Contact MB Luxury Group for information on available units at 55 East Erie today. Our expert realtors know all the best buildings in Chicago's River North neighborhood, and we'll be happy to help you find your next home!