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YoChicago brings you news of special offers and rarely-available or one-of-a-kind apartment finds as soon as we learn about them. View the latest deals and finds: Fulton River District Gold Coast Lakeview Lincoln Park River North South Loop Streeterville West Loop We’ll be adding several neighborhoods soon, and expanding the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 14, 2015

Apartment rental service misdirection, Luxury Living Chicago edition

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If you’ve been searching for an apartment in downtown Chicago, the cookies that track your online behavior result in your seeing banner ads for Luxury Living Chicago. The firm is one of dozens that have earned a spot on our rental service do-not-call list. Rental services will always give you ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 8, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

First look – the appealing amenities at The Lofts at River East

Lofts at River East

When warm weather arrives, residents at The Lofts at River East can head for the sprawling roof deck to hang out, grill a steak, watch a movie in the grassy outdoor theater – or watch the steady stream of pedestrians headed past the building to nearby Navy Pier. You can ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 7, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New Gold Coast / River North apartments are a visual feast

State & Chestnut

The colorful and comfortable amenities at the new 35-story apartment tower at State & Chestnut are a visual feast. If you’re looking for a new apartment on the border of the Gold Coast and River North, the apartments and amenities are a must-see. State & Chestnut has a steps-to-everything location ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 7, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Transit-oriented South Loop loft apartments available now and through May

Roosevelt Collection

One- and two-bedroom apartments at The Lofts at Roosevelt Collection are available for immediate occupancy – and for March through May occupancy. Currently available 1-bedrooms start at $1,802 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths at $2,374. Two-bedroom, 1-bath apartments are available March 19 from $2,033. Two-bedrooms with a single bath are available in ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 7, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment video walk-through – a 2-bedroom, 2-bath at the new Gateway West Loop

Gateway West Loop

The new Gateway West Loop apartment tower is directly adjacent to Mariano’s Fresh Market and around the corner from Whole Foods. Tons of restaurants, bars and shops are within a short walk. Join Peter from Gateway’s leasing team for a walk through a “08” tier 2-bedroom, 2-bath in the above ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 7, 2016
Far north suburbsVernon Hills

Stylish new Vernon Hills townhomes in the Stevenson High School District

Lexington Row

Lexington Row at Port Clinton Place is a home buyer’s trifecta: a stylish new townhome in Vernon Hills built by Lexington Homes in the Stevenson High School District. Lexington Homes has a decades-long reputation as an award-winning, innovative builder. The highly-rated Stevenson High School is nationally known for the excellence ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 5, 2016

Going Biblical on Live Here Chicago

Live Here Chicago Craigslist ad

“…one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.” That’s a first for YoChicago – a quote from the Bible, Luke 16. The quote perfectly sums up my take on Live Here Chicago, one of the rental services on our do-not-call list. The firm and its ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 5, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visual tour of a luxury Streeterville 2-bedroom at North Water

North Water

The new luxury apartments at North Water begin above the Loews Hotel. Continue reading for an in-depth look at a northeast corner 2-bedroom, 2-bath. The apartment has a spacious, open-plan living area with hardwood floors and two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows. The kitchen has high-end appliances, including a gas range, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s most lavish apartment tower opens February 15

1000 South Clark

The wait for the South Loop’s newest and most lavish apartment tower is over. The first residents will move into 1000 South Clark on February 15. The community offers a broad selection of apartment layouts, ranging from attractively priced studios that start at $1,630 a month to 3-bedroom, 3-bath penthouses ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A wide selection of Fulton River District one-bedrooms at K2

K2

K2, the Fulton River District’s newest apartment tower, has nine different one-bedroom floor plans, and the first word you’re likely to associate with the one pictured is “wide.” Apartments in the “11″ tier at K2 span 742 square feet and have sunny, south-facing living areas that can flexibly accommodate a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2016
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s apartment deal – free rent at Streeterville studios

McClurg Court

The two towers of McClurg Court occupy a location that’s hard to match for convenience. The apartments at McClurg Court have floor plans that are typically more spacious than what you’ll find in Streeterville buildings. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info for McClurg Court’s studio to 3-bedroom ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a West Loop corner 2-bedroom, 2- bath at the new JeffJack apartments

JeffJack

The apartments at the new JeffJack tower have a polished, sophisticated look that sets them apart. The character-rich, loft-look layouts at JeffJack have floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, brushed concrete beams and ceilings, designer finishes and in-unit washer / dryers. JeffJack currently has only one apartment available for rent, a 2-bedroom, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Transit-oriented apartments at the new NewCity

NewCity

Residents at NewCity, a new apartment tower, have a ton of parking available for their cars and their guests in an adjacent 1,100-car garage, but they also live in an environment where car-free living is an easy option. The NewCity apartments are at 1457 N Halsted in an upscale shopping, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Halsted Flats is Lakeview’s only new luxury apartment tower

Halsted Flats

If your wish list includes a walk-to-Wrigley Field location with a view of the ballpark and an apartment with upscale finishes and in-unit washer / dryer in a full-amenity new apartment tower, you have only one option: Halsted Flats. Floor plans for Halsted Flats’ studio, convertible, one-, two- and three-bedroom ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Classic West Loop lofts and new apartments at Circa 922

Circa 922

Circa 922, just around the corner from the West Loop’s famed restaurant row on Randolph, offers both classic lofts and apartments in a new full-amenity tower. Loft residents have access to the tower amenities. Circa 922 currently has a south-facing 2-bedroom loft with a balcony available for $3,935 and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2016
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent discounts at luxury Streeterville apartments

Atwater

Atwater, a 54-story luxury apartment tower at a steps-to-everything Streeterville location, is offering discounts on select apartments and fee credits for near-term move-ins. Apply for a lease within 24 hours of your first visit to Atwater and you’ll receive a $450 administrative fee credit if you move in by February ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

First look – A new Wolf Point West convertible apartment

Wolf Point West

Two furnished models are available for viewing at the striking new Wolf Point West apartment tower on the Chicago River. The models were furnished by bKL, the architecture firm that designed the building. One of the models is an east-facing convertible with a privacy wall between the living and sleeping ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 2, 2016
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent a sunny 2-bedroom, 2-bath in the West Loop

The Madison

The Madison at Racine has a sunny, south-facing, loft-look 2-bedroom, 2-bath available with a private balcony. The apartment rents for $3,495 a month. Apartments at The Madison at Racine have wood-look floors, high ceilings, in-unit washer / dryers and upscale kitchen and bath finishes. The Madison at Racine has floor ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 2, 2016
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

New look, new address and free rent at Gold Coast / River North apartments

Chestnut Place

Chestnut Place, an apartment high-rise on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods, has a new entrance to a new lobby. The location of the bright and spacious new lobby results in an address change, from 850 N State to 8 W Chestnut. The improvements to the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 2, 2016

New Tapestry Glenview apartments are close to work, shopping and dining

Tapestry Glenview

Tapestry Glenview is a new luxury apartment community with an enviable location just off the Willow Rd interchange from I-294. Mariano’s, Starbucks and a variety of restaurants are within walking distance, and major employers are a few minutes away. Tapestry Glenview has a full suite of amenities that includes an ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 2, 2016