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Bargain-priced renovated Lakeview studios

3838 Broadway

The all-new, affordable studios at 3838 North Broadway are a dream come true in a prime Lakeview / Wrigleyville location. Apartments in the all-studio building, which has been renting up quickly, start at just $845 a month. Where you live is far more important than how much space you have ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent on the Gold Coast and River North’s Main Street

Chestnut Place

State Street is one of Chicago’s iconic thoroughfares, and it’s at its best in the Gold Coast and River North. More than 50 years ago the lyrics of a Frank Sinatra song summed up the magic of living on State Street: On State Street that great street I just want ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Transit-oriented apartments in the Fulton River District

K2

K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District, is a transit-oriented development steps from scores of bars and restaurants and convenient to parks and shopping. Residents who commute by car appreciate K2′s quick access to the expressway grid, and those who rely on public transportation appreciate how ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 1, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

New Evanston townhomes have high-rise amenities

E2 townhome

The new E2 Apartments in downtown Evanston has 3-bedroom, 2 ½ and 3 ½ bath tri-level townhomes available for rent, in addition to single-level apartments in the towers. Townhome residents have access to E2′s extensive amenities and services, which rival anything you’ll find in the newest Chicago apartment communities, and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Why Matt and Fernando bought in the South Loop at 1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash buyers

Matt and Fernando are among the newest homeowners at 1345 Wabash, the South Loop’s newest condo community, where 1-bedrooms start at $229,900 and 2-bedrooms at $289,900. We asked Matt and Feranndo a few questions about their purchase. Why 1345 Wabash? We were struck by three major things. 1. High quality ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A few apartments available at 1225 Old Town on fabulous Wells Street

1225 Old Town stretscape

With wide sidewalks lined with bars, restaurants, outdoor cafes, boutiques, one-of-a-kind shops and destination entertainment venues, Wells Street is one of the most attractive pedestrian thoroughfares in Chicago. It’s a great place to live. Apartments at Wells Street’s 1225 Old Town have rented quickly since the building opened several years ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The West Loop’s newest apartment tower has a walk-to-Google location

1K Fulton

According to Google Maps, Google’s new West Loop offices at 1K Fulton are a 12-minute walk from the West Loop’s newest apartment tower. Google’s move to the West Loop is slated for later this year and the new Gateway West Loop apartments at 11 S Green St are prepping for ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

How to find your best West Loop apartment

Luxury Living screen cap

If you’ve been searching for a new apartment in Chicago’s West Loop / Fulton River District, the odds are that you’ve been exposed to one or both of the above ads. The ads invite you to click through for help in finding your “perfect” West Loop apartment. Clicking on the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A list of River North and Streeterville apartments with indoor pools

River North

There are six apartment towers with indoor pools in Streeterville and three in the adjacent River North neighborhood. We’ve listed all of them below, with the newest buildings in each neighborhood first. The links will take you to our detailed, richly visual apartment reviews which link, in turn, to the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 29, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – free rent at hot new West Loop apartments

JeffJack

The West Loop has been Chicago’s hottest neighborhood and JeffJack, 601 W Jackson, has been the hottest new apartment tower. JeffJack opened earlier this year and is nearing full occupancy, but still offering a month’s free rent on select 1- and 2-bedrooom units. All of the studio and convertible apartments ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent a condo-quality apartment in the South Loop

The LEX

The LEX is a full-amenity, pet-friendly, high-service community with on-site parking and a range of 1- and 2- bedroom tower and loft-style apartments. The LEX was built as a condominium and boasts condo-quality apartment finishes, including in-unit washer / dryers. An infrequently available 1-bedroom in the loft portion of the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour the posh amenities at Streeterville’s new North Water apartments

North Water view

Residents at the sleek new North Water tower in Streeterville enjoy spectacular views and posh amenities. Join us for a quick look. The lobby sets a tone of quiet sophistication for North Water’s extensive amenities. The 15th floor fitness center has a good variety of cardio and strength training equipment, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Rehabbed Rogers Park apartments near Loyola and the beach

1246 Pratt

The area near Loyola’s campus and the lakefront is, to many, the most attractive part of Rogers Park. The completely renovated apartments at 1246 West Pratt are at the heart of that area, with close proximity to beaches, campus, shopping, dining, theaters and more. To gain a feel for the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a Potter Palmer rowhouse on Astor Street

1322 N Astor

One of the five Astor Street rowhouses built by Potter Palmer late in the 19th century has just been listed for sale. The 8,000 square foot home is on a 29-foot wide lot at 1322 N Astor. It was gutted and completely rebuilt by the current owner over a 2-year ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 28, 2015
ChicagoNorthwest Side

A sunny Lincoln Square townhome in a gated community

4949 Lincoln

Unit 1 at 4949 N Lincoln Ave is a sunny corner townhouse that’s owned in fee simple. The home boasts an unusually large and open kitchen, dining and living area that steps out onto a spacious outdoor terrace. Every room in the 2-bedroom, 2-bath home is light-filled and larger than ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 28, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A list of Loop / New East Side apartments with indoor pools

73 East Lake

Seven of the 14 apartment buildings in Chicago’s Loop / New East Side neighborhood have indoor pools. We’ve listed all of them below, with the newest buildings first. The links will take you to our detailed, richly visual apartment reviews which link, in turn, to the building websites where you’ll ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 6/26/15

JeffJack

Echelon, a luxury tower across the street from Jewel in the Fulton River District, is offering a rent credit when you apply within 24 hours of your first visit. The credit: $750 on all apartments, and $1,000 on Unit 505 (a 1-bedroom). Near real-time rent and availability info is online. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a Gold Coast / River North 2-bedroom with a great layout

State & Chestnut

Four furnished models are now open at State & Chestnut, the new luxury apartment tower on the cusp of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. The 02 tier 2-bedroom, 2-bath model, pictured here, illustrates the homes’ highly functional layouts and upscale finishes. Click any image to view a full-screen ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 26, 2015
ChicagoNorthwest Side

New single-family homes under $500K in Old Irving Park

Basecamp

Ranquist Development‘s history of building sophisticated, flexible, contemporary homes at an approachable price has made it one of the city’s hottest selling builders. Ranquist’s newest community is Basecamp Old Irving Park, 48 new single-family homes in the popular Old Irving Park neighborhood. The homes will be built around a small ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 26, 2015

Tour a furnished model in Kildeer at Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club

Woodleaf model

Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club in Kildeer is a lush enclave of luxury homes on sites that back up to wooded areas and lakes. Woodleaf is in the Stevenson High School District, which Business Insider ranks as the second best in America. Lexington Homes, one of Chicago’s most experienced home ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 26, 2015