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Common Bringing 2nd Coliving Home to Pilsen

Coliving brand Common is partnering with CityPads on the largest facility of its type in the city. To be known as Common Addams, it will open in Pilsen on the West Side, one of Chicago’s fastest-growing neighborhood.

The project will be Common’s second in Pilsen, its third partnership with CityPads in Chicago and its fifth property in the city. “This home will triple the number of Common members in Chicago, providing a stress-free, all-inclusive living environment to even more urban dwellers who crave our signature community and convenience,” said Common’s Sandy Albert.

The four-story new development will feature 223 beds with views of the Chicago skyline and more than 5,000 square feet of shared community spaces. Common opened its first Chicago home in 2017, and over the next two years is on track to have close to 500 beds in the city, with Common Addams expected to open in 2020.

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