30 East Honored with National Design Award
(Chicago, IL) – October 4, 2017
30 East has won an award for the Multifamily, Student Housing category in the 2017 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Award levels, including platinum, gold, silver and Home of the Year, will be announced at the NAHB International Builders’ Show on January 10.
30 East is a new student-oriented housing community located in Chicago’s South Loop – a superb location among eight colleges/universities with more than 40,000 students. The property is a high rise configuration of 15 levels of apartments and amenities, above ground-floor retail space and a residential lobby. The unit mix consists of 134 units and 254 beds including studios, convertibles, two-bedroom units, three-bedroom units, and four-bedroom units. Residents enjoy modern amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center, a sky lounge and sky deck on the 17th floor with magnificent city views, multiple study rooms, a tech bar with computers and free printing, a café with self-serve coffee bar, outdoor terraces with gas grills and fire pits, and a club room with HDTV and game tables. The property also provides free Wi-Fi Internet and bike storage. Each residential unit is apartment-styled, fully furnished with private bathrooms and bedrooms, and features an in-unit washer/dryer, a kitchen with quartz counters and full appliances, large walk-in closets, high speed Internet, cable, and a flat-screen TV.
Now in its 34rd year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors. BALA is built on the principle that all great homes start with great design, no matter cost or size.
Buying a home is often the most significant purchase people will make in their lifetime, and BALA winners spotlight what building industry professionals need to know to set their project apart and hit the right mark with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers.
Award winners will be formally announced during the annual NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida.
Additional Information about the BALA program can be found at bestinamericanliving.com. The 2017 Winners Portfolio, featuring design trends and project photographs, will be available online beginning January 10, 2018.