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 30 East @ 30 E Balbo Dr

30 East is the newest addition to Columbia College Chicago's residence hall portfolio. It's just steps away from the new Student Center and a block away from Grant Park. It houses the Residence Life office and approximately 340 Columbia College Chicago students. Those assigned to 30 East reside in apartment style units, with two to five students per unit in single and double-occupancy bedrooms. Each apartment has a full kitchen and en-suite bath, plus an open plan living and dining area.

30 East offers shared & private bedrooms, in shared and studio apartments. Here are some examples:


Check out these awesome amenities:
  • Outdoor terrace with gas grill, fire pit, and flat screen tv
  • Fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment, along with yoga/aerobic studio providing on-line fitness classes
  • Community space with indoor outdoor fireplace
  • Wireless Internet throughout all amenity spaces
  • Tech bar with computers and free printing
  • Indoor Sky Lounge and outdoor Sky Terrace at the top floor, each with panoramic views of downtown Chicago
  • 24-hour security with keyless fob access
  • Indoor bike storage, with repair station and gas pump
  • In-unit washer and dryer