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Near North Chicago apartment deals and finds

Atwater night view

Atwater, 355 E Ohio, will apply the $450 admin fee to the first month’s rent for a client who rents a currently vacant apartment within 48 hours of their initial visit. Resident parking at Atwater is $225 a month – a bargain for Streeterville. Unit 3506 at Atwater, a 1-bedroom, ...

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

The window of opportunity at 1345 Wabash condos

1345 S Wabash

The construction elevator will be coming down soon and all of the windows will be in place at 1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in downtown Chicago in years. The closing-in of the building signals a closing window of opportunity for home buyers to lock in the most ...

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

The dense dining and drinking scene near K2 apartments

K2

Head a few blocks in any direction from K2, the new luxury apartment tower at 365 N Halsted St, and you’re surrounded by some of Chicago’s best dining, drinking and grocery options. The Randolph Street, West Loop and Greektown dining corridors are just to the south, along with a new ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

New Lakeview apartments with outstanding views

Halsted Flats view

Halsted Flats is a new, full-amenity luxury apartment tower in Lakeview. We currently have a variety of available apartments with outstanding views and limited-time special offers. We have two west facing one bedroom apartments with amazing views of Wrigley Field: a junior one bedroom priced at $1,810 and the largest ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park apartment deals and finds

Park Lincoln

Park Lincoln, the 24-story high-rise at 2470 N Clark St, has quietly been undergoing a major makeover of its common areas and apartments. The revamped convertible and one-bedroom apartments have entirely new kitchens and baths, wood-look floors and in-unit washer / dryers. The new kitchens have granite counters, glass tile ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 28, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Enjoy the spectacular views from Echelon Apartments

Echelon view

Echelon‘s hyper-convenient location in the Fulton River District makes it unlikely that residents of the luxury apartment tower will ever experience cabin fever. On the rare winter day when the weather makes it painful even to walk across the street to the Jewel-Osco, Echelon residents can sit back and enjoy ...

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

Tour a furnished 3-bedroom model at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

Three-bedroom, 2-bath apartments are scarce in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, but a furnished model is currently available for viewing at 1225 Old Town, a new boutique high-rise on Wells Street. Rooftop pools and upscale in-building grocery stores are even scarcer – there’s actually only one of each, and they’re both ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 28, 2015

Tour a furnished apartment at Aloft at the Glen Town Center

Glen Town Center

The Glen Town Center is a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly, urban environment at The Glen, a master-planned community in north suburban Glenview on the site of the former Glenview Naval Air Station. The Glen has everything for the outdoor enthusiast and access to great schools and shops. It’s close to trains, expressways, ...

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

Jeff Jack model apartments open in the West Loop

Jeff Jack

The leasing office and four furnished models opened yesterday at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower that’s been drawing a lot of interest at YoChicago. I stopped in for a brief look. The high ceilings and windows in the lobby, and the muted tones of the furnishings, pay ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview apartment deals and finds

634 W Cornelia

Planned Property is waiving the $300 move-in fee for one-bedrooms renting from $1,300 a month at 634 W Cornelia. The large one-bedrooms in this classic courtyard building have refinished hardwood floors. Halsted Flats, a new luxury apartment tower, has a variety of deals: A free $200 parking spot for 12 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A look inside the West Loop’s new Circa 922

Circa 922

I stopped by yesterday for a brief look inside Circa 922, a new 104-unit, 11-story luxury boutique apartment building at 922 W Washington in the West Loop. The whimsical sculpture in the elevator lobby is a subtle reminder of the West Loop’s industrial and warehousing past. Most of Circa 922′s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2015
North suburbsMorton Grove

Morton Grove townhomes nearly sold out

Morton Grove Metra

Lexington Station has only a final few townhomes available, priced from $317,645. The community takes its name from the nearby Metra station pictured above. The 2- and 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath homes have attached two-car garages, sleek kitchens with granite countertops, high ceilings and hardwood floors. The homes have floor ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Are these Chicago’s tallest fire escapes?

Lawson YMCA

The 24-story Lawson YMCA on Chicago Ave is 262 feet high at the roof line, according to the Emporis database. The three exterior fire escapes on the north side of the building are the tallest I can recall seeing in Chicago. Are there any taller ones in Chicago, or were ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 26, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Short-term furnished apartments at AMLI Evanston

Suite Home Chicago

AMLI Evanston is a new, mixed-use, amenity-rich apartment and retail complex. The building has Dollop Coffee on-site, Firehouse Grill across the street, and good proximity to bars, restaurants, grocery shops, downtown Evanston and the Northwestern campus. Suite Home Chicago‘s fully-furnished, short-term apartments at AMLI Evanston set up with everything you ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Sunny Streeterville 2-bedrooms with great day and night views

Atwater view

Atwater, a luxury tower at 355 E Ohio St in Streeterville currently has sunny southeast corner 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments available for mid-February and mid-March occupancy at $3,102 to $3,262 a month. The apartments span 1,222 square feet and serve up spectacular day and night vistas from floor-to-ceiling windows and private ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

First residents move in at West Loop’s Circa 922

Circa 922

Circa 922, a new apartment tower at 922 W Washington in the West Loop, marked a few milestones late last week. The first-floor amenities opened for use, the leasing office moved on-site and and the first residents moved in to their new homes. Circa 922 is a full-amenity, pet-friendly, smoke-free ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Kingsbury Plaza’s fabulous two-bedroom apartments

Kingsbury Plaza

Kingsbury Plaza‘s riverfront location in River North affords residents great views in every direction, but one of the most sought-after views is of the skyline to the east. The fabulous two-bedroom apartments at Kingsbury Plaza have two ways to enjoy the skyline view: a curving wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A first look at the new Chestnut Place apartments

Chestnut Place

The 30-story Chestnut Place apartment tower at 850 N State in the Gold Coast / River North neighborhood changed ownership recently. The apartments, amenities and ground-level retail space are undergoing a complete makeover, and I stopped in earlier today for a look at one of the new apartments. The 1-bedroom ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 22, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An updated look at the 545 North McClurg apartment site

545 N McClurg Ct

When I last looked down on construction at 545 N McClurg Ct in Streeterville, two months ago, work was continuing on the building’s foundation. The tower crane has since been erected, and the building’s service core is just beginning to rise above ground. Dozens of workers from various trades were ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 22, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The enduring appeal of living in Old Town

Old Town

Old Town was the neighborhood of choice in the 60s and 70s when the north side of Chicago began its decades-long and continuing revitalization. Throughout the years it remained the neighborhood of choice for Chicagoans who wanted to live in a lively, low-density, pedestrian-friendly, architecturally diverse environment close to one-of-a-kind ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 22, 2015