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How to get the worst deal on a Lincoln Park or Lakeview apartment

How to get the worst deal on a Lincoln Park or Lakeview apartment

If you're apartment hunting in the prime near-lakefront areas of Lincoln Park or Lakeview, working with one of Chicago's apartment finders (a/k/a ...
HUBBARD221 apartments, 221 W Hubbard St, River North

HUBBARD221 apartments, 221 W Hubbard St, River North

HUBBARD221 is a 193-unit, 28-story apartment tower with a 91-car garage and ground-floor retail space. Pre-leasing has begun and first occupancy ...
Spoke apartments, 728-38 N Morgan St, River West

Spoke apartments, 728-38 N Morgan St, River West

Spoke is a 363-unit apartment project nearing completion in the River West neighborhood. The development consists of 14- and 15-story towers with ...
Renovated apartments on the Lakeview / Buena Park border

Renovated apartments on the Lakeview / Buena Park border

Irving Park Road is the northern boundary of the Lakeview neighborhood and just beyond is Buena Park, a tranquil, largely residential enclave of g ...
8 East Huron apartments, River North

8 East Huron apartments, River North

8 East Huron is a 26-story, 102-unit apartment tower with ground-level retail space at the northeast corner of State and Huron in the River Nort ...
Marlowe apartments, 181 W Huron St, River North

Marlowe apartments, 181 W Huron St, River North

Marlowe, 181 W Huron St in River North, is a 15-story, 176-unit apartment tower with ground-level retail space. A building permit for the founda ...
Linkt apartments, 830 N Milwaukee Ave, River West

Linkt apartments, 830 N Milwaukee Ave, River West

Linkt, 830 N Milwaukee Ave in River West, is a 5-story building with 47 apartments, 24 garage parking spaces and ground-level retail space. It w ...
Landmark West Loop, 1035 W Van Buren St, West Loop

Landmark West Loop, 1035 W Van Buren St, West Loop

Landmark West Loop is a 30-story, 300-unit apartment tower nearing completion at 1035 W Van Buren St in the West Loop neighborhood. Pre-leasing ...
Short-term apartment provider Suite Home Chicago wins a national award

Short-term apartment provider Suite Home Chicago wins a national award

Suite Home Chicago, a provider of short-term, fully-furnished luxury apartments, was given the “Company Member of the Year” award by the Corporate ...
Wirtz Residential apartment video tours

Wirtz Residential apartment video tours

Wirtz Residential, one of Chicago's longest-tenured and most professional management firms, manages more than a dozen apartment communities in pri ...
YoChicago’s five most popular apartment video tours

YoChicago’s five most popular apartment video tours

You can see 100s of YoChicago's apartment walk-through videos linked from our spreadsheet grids and maps for downtown Chicago, Lakeview and Lincol ...
Sophistication and style at Streeterville’s new North Water apartments

Sophistication and style at Streeterville’s new North Water apartments

The views from Streeterville's posh new North Water apartment tower showcase Chicago's dramatic architecture and lakefront setting at their best, ...
Rental services are a bad bet for Lincoln Park and Lakeview East apartments

Rental services are a bad bet for Lincoln Park and Lakeview East apartments

If you're looking to rent in a prime near-the-park location in Lincoln Park or Lakeview East, the worst mistake you can make is to work with one o ...
Spacious apartments at Sienna, Streeterville’s new boutique community

Spacious apartments at Sienna, Streeterville’s new boutique community

High-rise towers dominate in the Streeterville neighborhood, but there's now a more intimate, boutique alternative at the new Sienna. ...
The 2017 list of Chicago’s best landlords

The 2017 list of Chicago’s best landlords

The City of Chicago publishes a list of problem landlords, and updates it twice a year. The list has no properties in the prime near-lakefront nei ...
Dan Willenborg’s AptAmigo is an outlaw rental service

Dan Willenborg’s AptAmigo is an outlaw rental service

Section 20-22 of the Illinois Real Estate License Act provides that: "Any person who is found working or acting as a managing broker, real es ...
The neighborhoods where YoChicago visitors are looking to rent

The neighborhoods where YoChicago visitors are looking to rent

Since we began publishing our neighborhood apartment guides in mid-January of this year, we've been tracking the number of times each has been vis ...
Tour the spacious apartments at Sienna, a new boutique community in Streeterville

Tour the spacious apartments at Sienna, a new boutique community in Streeterville

The Streeterville neighborhood is dominated by high-rise towers, but there's now a boutique alternative at the new Sienna. Sienna is offeri ...
When you relocate to Chicago, start with a short-term furnished apartment

When you relocate to Chicago, start with a short-term furnished apartment

Relocating into a new city (or possibly a new country) can be nerve-wracking and stressful. You are not only trying to find the perfect apartmen ...
2970 North Sheridan apartments, Lakeview

2970 North Sheridan apartments, Lakeview

2970 North Sheridan is a 15-story, 408-unit vintage apartment high-rise in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. 2970 North Sheridan was built in 1 ...
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