Welcome to 1228 W Melrose completed in 2018 with top-of-the-line finishes and beautiful craftsmanship. Set amidst the trees this Southport Corridor duplex Penthouse includes an expansive private, length of the building rooftop deck with a built-in grill station, shaded pergola lounge area, and unbeatable skyline views of the city. Open Living/Dining and Kitchen area include beautiful quartz countertops, refined finishes, pantry space, and high-end appliances. Custom built-ins flank each side of the gas fireplace in the large living room and a wet bar with lower storage offer a great drink/storage option. All of this connects to an outdoor balcony perfect for entertaining/cooking and outdoor family meals. The large master bedroom has plenty of natural light, a custom walk-in closet, and an adjacent master bathroom with heated floors, a steam shower, and dual vanity. The large second bedroom includes customized closet space and beautiful french doors. Additional coat closets, linen closets, and flexible storage spaces are found throughout the home. Interior stairs lead you up to the roof deck landing where a dry bar including a wine cooler and upper/lower storage greet you. Garage parking space included. Premier location walking distance to Chicago's lakefront, parks, grocery, boutique shops, CTA, Southport Corridor, and some of the city's best restaurants and bars. Custom Built Roofdeck Includes: Gas firepit, Electric heater, Grill/Cook Station, Sink and built-in buffet, Ceiling fan, Floating bar overlooking the amazing city and Sunset views, beverage center, and ice maker in the doghouse.