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Resort living at Streeterville newest apartment tower

North Water, Streeterville‘s newest apartment tower, has the amenities and ambiance of a posh resort – with fabulous city and lake views as a bonus. North Water’s south- and west-facing pool deck has a separate area with gas grills and a lounge area with a large flat-screen TV. The 50th ...

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

Rent a Streeterville one-bedroom with a home office nook

If you’re looking for a Streeterville 1-bedroom that’s as large as many 2-bedrooms, at Atwater has your new home. One-bedrooms with northwest views of the city span 1,010 square feet and include a private balcony and a nook that’s ideal for a home office. Several are available for immediate through ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 29, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North apartment deals across from Ward Park

If you’d like to live in a quiet pocket of River North across from a park, you’ll want to visit Parc Huron, 469 W Huron. Parc Huron currently has a selection of 1-bedroom apartments available for immediate, early June and dates through mid-August. All of the apartments have upscale finishes ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 29, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 5/29/15

OneEleven, the new riverfront apartment tower at 111 W Wacker, has several studio apartments slated to become available for July and August occupancy, starting at just under $2,000 a month. Administrative fees will be waived for renters who apply the day of their first visit. Floor plans and near real-time ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 29, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A rare Logan Square 5-bedroom home steps from the 606

The 5-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 1838 N Fairfield in Logan Square spans more than 4,000 square feet of space on three levels. The relatively home has very traditional detailing and the classic touches of time-tested layouts. A foyer opens to a formal living room that steps up to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 29, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 5/28/15

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 5/28/15 Kingsbury Plaza in River North has a studio available for immediate occupancy and several more for the end of June, mid-July and mid-August. Rents range from $1,815 to $1,872 for 12-month leases. River North’s west77 is offering ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 28, 2015

Innovative new townhomes at Palatine’s Lexington Oaks

When you’re buying a newly-built home your first and most important consideration should be the builder’s track record. At Lexington Oaks in Palatine you can benefit from Lexington Homes‘ more than 40 years of experience in creating delightfully livable townhome environments. Lexington Oaks will have only fifteen homes, some of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 28, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Summer deals at Lakeview’s newest rental high-rise

When Halsted Flats opened last year it rented quickly. Renters flocked to the first new full-amenity apartment tower built in Lakeview in decades. A year later, leases are beginning to turn over and several one-bedrooms are available for immediate occupancy, renting from $2,161. For a limited time, Halsted Flats will ...

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

New West Loop apartments in a steps-to-everything location

When you move to the new Gateway West Loop, 11 S Green St, you’ll have Mariano’s next door and Whole Foods around the corner. Scores of bars, restaurants, night clubs and shops will surround you. Bus service at and around the corner connects to CTA transit hubs, the Loop, the ...

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

Live large in a new Loop studio at OneEleven

OneEleven, the new riverfront apartment tower at 111 W Wacker, has several studio apartments slated to become available for July and August occupancy, starting at just under $2,000 a month. Administrative fees will be waived for renters who apply the day of their first visit. The lavish amenities at OneEleven, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 5/27/15

Eugenie Terrace is Lincoln Park’s only full-amenity luxury rental high-rise. Eugenie Terrace is offering a “look and lease” special that reduces its $400 lease administration fee to $200 for renters who apply within 24 hours of their initial visit. Eugenie Terrace has limited availability between now and August 1 for ...

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

City living at its best at 1225 Old Town apartments

Residents at 1225 Old Town have the upscale Plum Market, Intelligentsia Coffee and Soul Cycle in the building and Starbucks across the street. The CTA Red Line is around the corner and the fabulous pedestrian-friendly strip of bars, restaurants, theaters and shops along Wells Street is outside the front door. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent deals at the West Loop’s hottest new apartments

Jeff Jack, 601 W Jackson, passed the 80% leased mark just a few months after opening. JeffJack’s convenient West Loop location has been a major draw. New residents have also been attracted to the building’s extensive amenities and the character-laden loft aesthetic of the apartments. JeffJack is currently offering a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

The new rooftop amenities at River North’s west77 apartments

In last week’s post we showcased the imaginative makeover and expansion of the lobby lounge at west77, 77 W Huron in River North. Today’s tour takes you up to the roof for a look at amenities on a scale you don’t expect to see in a boutique building. Before you ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New E2 apartments are steps from the Evanston Farmers Market

If you visit the Evanston Farmers Market this Saturday morning you can’t help noticing the sleek new apartment towers just half a block away. E2′s amenities and apartments set a new standard for Evanston. Amenities include a block-long outdoor deck with a pool, whirlpool, multiple seating and grilling areas, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A fully-renovated 1-bedroom at Sandburg Village’s Alcott House

Unit 808 at 1460 N Sandburg Terr is all new, open, sunny and ready for you to move in. The newly-renovated kitchen has granite counters, ample cabinet and counter space, and a stainless steel appliance package with a dishwasher, built-in microwave and wine cooler. The kitchen opens to a spacious ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A renovated 2-bedroom, 2-bath at River North’s Grand Plaza

Unit 2907 at 545 N Dearborn in the Grand Plaza condo spans approximately 1,100 square feet of freshly-renovated space. The home has the popular split-bedroom layout. Both bedrooms are spacious enough to accommodate large furniture, and have good closet space. The kitchen has designer hardware, ample cabinet and counter space, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

A month’s free rent on never-occupied Loop one-bedrooms

73 East Lake, a new boutique apartment tower steps from Millennium Park, has a small selection of one-bedrooms available that have never been occupied. Apartments on the 13th and 14th floors are priced at $2,299 and other one-bedrooms range from $2,449 to $3,085. The first month’s rent is free for ...

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

New South Loop condos are move-in ready

1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise to be built in Chicago in the past half-dozen years, has moved in its first residents and has move-in ready units available for purchase. Prices start at $229,900 for one-bedrooms and $289,900 for two-bedrooms. Unit 510, pictured here, is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath with ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 26, 2015

Rental services give renters bad advice

Chicago’s rental services a/k/a apartment locators a/k/a apartment finders are a source of almost endless misinformation and bad advice. The worst advice you’ll often get from rental services is on the topic of when to begin your apartment search. Their general rule of thumb: 30 days in advance of your ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 26, 2015