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The Sterling

345 N La Salle Drive, Chicago, 60654

The Sterling is a 50-story high rise on the southeast corner of LaSalle and Kinzie, near the Chicago River. It opened in 2002 and has 389 residential units ranging from studios to three-bedroom units. Owners in the building have been troubled. As of March 10, 2012, 75% of sales in the building were distressed and as of April 10, 2012 almost 63% of the units in the building were being rented. 10 units were in foreclosure and 14 were delinquent in their assessments.

The amenities offered by The Sterling include hospitality/party room, sun deck, two outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor heated pool, and a fitness center. The commercial space on ground level includes CVS Pharmacy, dry cleaning, Quizno's, and a 7-11. There is an on-site management office, as well as 24-hour maintenance and door staff. The building does not have parking itself, but an adjacent building contains an eleven-story parking garage. Parking is separate from the condominium association.

The units feature a washer/dryer in each unit, garbage disposal, open kitchen plans, and granite countertops. Some units have private balconies, and many have stainless-steel appliances and hardwood floors. Monthly assessments include heat, air conditioning, and basic cable.

Floor plans vary depending on whether it is an even or odd floor; the chart below indicates, when necessary.

Floor Plate Floors Unit Sq Ft Beds Baths Floor Plan
2-12 05 880 1 1 Floor Plan
2-12 even, 15-31 odd 07 860 1 1 Floor Plan
2-31 08 800 1 1 Floor Plan
2-31 09 570 Studio 1 Floor Plan
2-31 10 760 1 1 Floor Plan
3-11 odd, 14-30 even 02 1160 1 1 Floor Plan
3-11 odd, 14-30 even 07 850 1 1 Floor Plan
3-11 odd, 14-42 even 01 1160 2 2 Floor Plan
3-11 odd, 16-30 even 06 1140 2 2 Floor Plan
4-12 even, 15-31 odd 02 750 1 1 Floor Plan
4-12 even, 15-31 odd 04 750 1 1 Floor Plan
15-31 03 810 1 1 Floor Plan
32-36 even, 40-46 even 02 1710 3 2 Floor Plan
32-44 even 05 850 1 1 Floor Plan
32-45 06 850 1 1 Floor Plan
32-45 07 1310 2 2 Floor Plan
32-46 03 1320 2 2 Floor Plan
33-45 odd 02 1630 3 2 Floor Plan
33-45 odd 05 850 1 1 Floor Plan
43 and 45 01 1160 2 2 Floor Plan
46 and 48 04 1130 2 2 Floor Plan
46 05 850 1 1 Floor Plan
46 06 850 1 1 Floor Plan
47 02 1630 3 2 Floor Plan
47 04 1130 2 2 Floor Plan
48 02 1710 3 2 Floor Plan