Peek inside Chicago’s Marina City, aka ‘Corncob Towers’
There's no way to venture through downtown Chicago without seeing these impressive towers. (If you've never seen them in person you're not going far enough into the city.) Personally, I've seen these structures a hundred times and always wondered what they look like on the inside. If you've ever wondered what the homes inside these towers look like, here's your chance. Before the views, here are some facts about Chicago's Marina City.
Marina City was built in 1967 and is a mix of business and residential properties. Both buildings' shapes represent flower petals and are 65 stories tall, hold 450 apartments. The apartments each have a balcony, are wedge-shaped, contain no right angles (because right angles don't exist in nature), and can hold parties on their 360-degree roofs. The property is also home to Chicago's House of Blues, Hotel Chicago, 10Pin Bowling Lounge, and a few restaurants, according to Wikipedia.
Oh, and here's a quick fun fact. Rental properties start as low as $1,400 for 500 sqft. studio apartment, according to Zillow.
Check out this video tour of the residential parts of Marina City from Chicago Architecture Center.