Grand Plaza

540 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois


  • River North

Property Type:

  • Luxury Rental Towers


  • Two Towers – 56 Stories/37 stories
  • 764 units
  • 1,385,344 total sf
  • 1,000 car parking facility


  • 105,000 sf


  • Loewenberg Architects, Architect of Record
  • Anthony Belluschi/OWP&P Architects, exterior facade

Status: Completed 2002

Grand Plaza is a mixed-use building with two residential towers atop a podium comprised of retail, parking and common areas. The building, which houses 764 units, fills one square city block in the heart of Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Situated between Chicago’s downtown and Gold Coast, Grand Plaza makes up one square block in the heart of River North, three blocks from North Michigan Avenue between State, Dearborn, and Ohio Streets and Grand Avenue. Amenities include a Club Floor that fills an entire city block, featuring a library, business center, billiards and game room, fitness facility, spa with whirlpool and resistance pool, and landscaped terrace with outdoor pool, barbeque area, running track and golf putting greens. Both residence towers are toped with 6 floors of duplex apartment homes including fireplaces and dramatic two-story living rooms.


  • 2004 The Greater North Michigan Avenue Association – Development of the Year
  • 2004 The National Apartment Association Paragon Award – Best High Rise Community