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ChicagoFar North

1246 West Pratt apartments, Rogers Park

1246 West Pratt

1246 West Pratt is a 14-story, 144-unit apartment building in Rogers Park. The vintage brick and limestone building was completed in 1928. It was designed by Koenigsberg & Weisfeld and was originally known as the Astor House. The building was completely renovated in 2015 by an affiliate of BJB Properties. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 6, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

3838 North Broadway apartments, Lakeview

3838 Broadway

3838 North Broadway is a 140-unit, 6-story apartment building in the Wrigleyville area of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The building has ground-floor retail space. The length of the yellow brick building’s span is emphasized by a strong limestone band above the first level, and scaled down by ornamented vertical columns at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 16, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, The Judson, 1243 Judson Ave

1243 Judson Evanston

The Judson is a 3-story, 19-unit vintage apartment building at 1243 Judson Ave in Evanston. The Judson was built in 1909 and has been recently remodeled. The building is an Evanston landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The apartments 1243 Judson has a mix of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 1, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, The John Evans, 1600 Hinman Ave

John Evans Evanston

The John Evans is a 4- and 5-story, 85-unit vintage courtyard building at 1600 Hinman Ave in Evanston. The John Evans was built in 1929. The 5th floor, on the western and southern wings of the building, was a later addition. Northwestern’ University’s original building was located on the site ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 1, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1303 Maple Ave

1303 Maple Evanston

1303 Maple is a 3-story, 52-unit vintage courtyard apartment building at 1303 Maple Ave in Evanston. 1303 Maple was built in 1924 and has been recently remodeled. The apartments 1303 Maple has a mix of studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments, all with a single bath. Floor plans are available ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 1, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1501 Maple Ave

1501 Maple Evanston

Maple Grove is an 8-story, 70-unit contemporary apartment building at 1501 Maple Ave in Evanston. The T-shaped building was built in 1966 and has since been renovated. The building’s front façade has been replaced, giving it a crisper, more modern look. The apartments Maple Grove has a mix of studio, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 31, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 2121 Ridge, 2121 Ridge Ave

2121 Ridge

2121 Ridge is a 3-story, 30-unit vintage courtyard apartment building at 2121 Ridge Ave in Evanston. 2121 Ridge was built in 1924. The apartments 2121 Ridge has a mix of 2- and 3-bedroom apartments, all with a single bath.. Floor plans are available online. As of late-December 2014 2-bedrooms rented ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 30, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, Main Station, 855 Hinman Ave

Main Station Evanston

Main Station is an 8-story, 120-unit apartment building built in 1952 at 855 Hinman Ave in Evanston. The apartments Main Station has seven different floor plans of 1-bedroom apartments ranging in size from 650 to 725 square feet. Floor plans are available online. In late-December 2014 rents ranged from $1,077 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 30, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 2247 Ridge, 2247 Ridge Ave

2247 Ridge

2247 Ridge is a 3-story, 37-unit vintage apartment building at 2247 Ridge Ave in Evanston. The brick and limestone 2247 Ridge was built in 1923 and boasts an unusually large, park-like courtyard. The apartments 2247 Ridge has a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments, all with a single bath.. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 30, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, Central Station, 1730 Central St

Central Station Evanston

Central Station is a new 4-story, 80-unit apartment complex built in 2013 at 1730 Central St in Evanston. The project has ground-level retail space. Dodge Capital and M&R Development co-developed the project on the site formerly occupied by the Evanston Theater. Central Station takes its name from the nearby Central ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 29, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 618 Hinman Ave

618 Hinman

618 Hinman is a 3-story, 25-unit vintage apartment building at 618 Hinman Ave in Evanston. It was built in 1915. The apartments 618 Hinman has a mix of 1- and 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartments. Floor plans are available online. The apartments have hardwood floors, crown moldings and ceiling fans. Some of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 29, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, The Reserve, 1930 Ridge Ave

Reserve at Evanston

The Reserve is a 4-story, 193-unit apartment complex built in 2003 at 1930 Ridge Ave in Evanston. The developer was a joint venture of Fifield Companies and Invesco Real Estate. The apartments The Reserve has a mix of studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Two-bedrooms have either 1 or 2 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 29, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, AMLI Evanston, 737 Chicago Ave

AMLI Evanston

AMLI Evanston is a new 6-story, mixed-use development built in 2013 at 737 Chicago Ave in Evanston. AMLI Evanston has 214 apartments and street-level retail and live-work spaces. AMLI Evanston has received LEED Silver certification from the US Green Building Council. The apartments AMLI Evanston has a mix of 1-, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 28, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 860 Hinman Ave

860 Hinman

860 Hinman is a 7-story, 102-unit vintage apartment building at 860 Hinman Ave in Evanston. 860 Hinman was built in 1923 and has been recently renovated. The brick building has a handsome limestone base and a broad sidewalk with plantings. The apartments 860 Hinman has a mix of studio and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 27, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1500 Chicago Ave

1500 Chicago Ave

1500 Chicago is an 8-story, 168-unit contemporary apartment building at 1500 Chicago Ave in Evanston. The building was completed in 1961. The apartments 1500 Chicago has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Two-bedrooms have either 1 or 2 baths. Floor plans are not available online. In late-December 2014 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 27, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, Evanston Place, 1715 Chicago Ave

Evanston Place

Evanston Place is a 190-unit contemporary apartment complex at 1715 – 1735 Chicago Ave in Evanston. Evanston Place consists of two 9-story buildings connected by an 800-car 6-level parking garage. Evanston Place was designed by John Macsai & Associates. When it opened in 1990, it was the first large apartment ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 27, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, Park Evanston, 1630 Chicago Ave

1630 Chicago

Park Evanston is a 24-story, 283-unit contemporary apartment building at 1630 Chicago Ave in Evanston. Park Evanston is part of a mixed-use complex whose ground-level retail tenants include Whole Foods. Park Evanston was designed by Harry Weese Associates. It ended a 20-year drought of high-rise construction in Evanston when it ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 27, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, E2, 1890 Maple Ave

E2 Evanston

E2 is a new 356-unit apartment complex nearing completion at 1890 Maple Ave and 1881 Oak Ave in Evanston. First occupancy is slated for spring of 2015 at the 14- and 16-story towers. The developer is a joint venture of Fifield Companies and Carroll Properties. McHugh Construction is the general ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 23, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1509 Hinman Ave

1509 Hinman

1509 Hinman is a 3-story, 33-unit courtyard apartment building at 1509 Hinman Ave in Evanston. The handsome brick and limestone building was completed in 1923 and has been recently remodeled. The elaborate limestone detailing on the building’s façade was a contributing factor to its listing on the National Register of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 17, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1410 Chicago Ave

1410 Chicago Evanston

1410 Chicago is an 8-story, 84-unit contemporary brick apartment building at 1410 Chicago Ave in Evanston. 1410 Chicago was built in 1957 and has been recently remodeled. The apartments 1410 Chicago has a mix of studio, 1- and 3-bedroom apartments. Floor plans are available online. In mid-December 2014 rents started ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1575 Oak Ave

1575 Oak Evanston

1575 Oak is an 8-story, 57-unit contemporary apartment building at 1575 Oak Ave in Evanston. The building was completed in 1961 and has been recently renovated. The apartments 1575 Oak has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartments. In mid-December 2014 rents started at $1,055 to $1,755 depending ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1420 Chicago Ave

1420 Chicago Ave Evanston

1420 Chicago is an 8-story, 28-unit contemporary apartment building at 1420 Chicago Ave in Evanston. 1420 Chicago was built in 1962 and has been recently remodeled. Locals call it “the blue building” for reasons that are readily apparent. The apartments 1420 Chicago has a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 14, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1576 Oak Ave

1576 Oak Evanston

1576 Oak is a 3-story, 36-unit courtyard apartment building at 1576 Oak Ave in Evanston. The brick and limestone building was completed in 1917. The large limestone quoins on the first-floor corners and sunrooms facing Oak Ave give the building a distinctive presence. The building also has frontage on Davis ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 13, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1717, 1717 Ridge Ave

1717 Ridge Evanston

1717 is a new 8-story, 175-unit apartment building at 1717 Ridge Ave in Evanston. The building was completed in 2013 and has received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The development team included Focus Development and Atlantic Realty Partners. Focus was the general contractor and Booth Hansen ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

State & Chestnut apartments, 845 N State St, River North

845 N State St

State & Chestnut is a new 35-story, 367-unit apartment tower under construction at 845 N State St in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. When complete, the building will include ground-floor retail space and 185 garage parking spaces. Construction began in the summer of 2013 and the building was topped out in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 1, 2014
ChicagoFar North

1063 West Columbia, 1063 W Columbia Ave, Rogers Park

1063 W Columbia

1063 West Columbia is a 4-story, 42-unit apartment building at 1063 W Columbia Ave, east of Sheridan Rd in Rogers Park. The vintage yellow brick and limestone building, which was completed in 1930, has undergone substantial renovation in recent years. The similar building next door at 1101 West Columbia is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 29, 2014
ChicagoFar North

1137 West Pratt, 1137 W Pratt Blvd, Rogers Park

1137 West Pratt

1137 West Pratt is an 8-story, 70-unit apartment building at 1137 W Pratt Blvd in Rogers Park east of Sheridan Rd. The vintage brick and limestone building, which was completed in 1929, has undergone substantial renovation in recent years. The apartments 1137 West Pratt has a mix of studio and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 29, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Reside on Morse, 1340 W Morse Ave, Rogers Park

Reside on Morse

Reside on Morse is a 4-story, 110-unit apartment building at 1340 W Morse in the Glenwood Ave Arts District in Rogers Park. The building, which was completed in 1967, has undergone substantial renovation since its acquisition by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments Reside on Morse has a mix ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

945 West Fulton lofts, 945 W Fulton St, Fulton Market / West Loop

945 West Fulton

945 West Fulton is a 3-story mixed-use building in the Fulton Market section of the West Loop. The building, which dates to the 1920s, has ground-floor restaurants and 10 renovated live-work loft apartments. 945 West Fulton was acquired recently by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments 945 West Fulton ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

1640 North Damen apartments, 1640 N Damen Ave, Bucktown / Wicker Park

1640 N Damen

1640 North Damen is a 3-story mixed-use building at 1640 N Damen Ave in Bucktown. The building, which dates to the late 1920s, has 5 renovated apartments and ground-floor retail space. Nike Running.occupies the retail space in the building. The building was acquired recently by an affiliate of Reside Living. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

2010 West Pierce apartments, 2010 W Pierce Ave, Wicker Park

2010 W Pierce

2010 West Pierce is a 4-story mixed-use building at 2010 W Pierce Ave in Wicker Park. The building has 18 apartments, retail space and 34 parking spaces. Retail tenants include Moon Voyage. The apartments 2010 West Pierce has 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments ranging in size from 1,175 to 1,450 square feet. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1500 North Damen apartments, 1500 N Damen Ave, Wicker Park

1500 N Damen

1500 North Damen is a 3-story mixed-use building at 1500 N Damen Ave in Wicker Park. The building has retail space, 52 parking spaces and 18 apartments. Retail tenants include a bank branch, a 7-Eleven and a Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. The apartments 1500 North Damen has 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. As ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on North Park apartments, 1700 N North Park Ave, Lincoln Park / Old Town Triangle

Reside on North Park

Reside on North Park is a 5-story, 56-unit apartment building at 1700 N North Park Ave in Lincoln Park‘s Old Town Triangle neighborhood. The apartments Reside on North Park has eight different studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 1-bath floor plans. Studios range in size from 455 to 470 square feet, 1-bedrooms ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside at 2525 apartments, 2525 N Clark St, Lincoln Park

Reside at 2525

Reside at 2525 is a 2-story mixed-use vintage building at 2525 N Clark St in Lincoln Park. The building dates to 1923 and has 12 apartments above 4,300 square feet of ground-level retail space anchored by Starbucks. The apartments Reside at 2525 has studio apartments ranging in size from 227 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Clark apartments, 2200 N Clark St, Lincoln Park

Reside on Clark

Reside on Clark is a 3-story mixed-use building at 2200 N Clark St in Lincoln Park. The building has retail space on the ground level and 28 apartments above. The flatiron-shaped building was built in 1894 and was renovated after being acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

429 West Melrose apartments, Lakeview East

429 W Melrose

429 West Melrose is a 3-story vintage six-flat apartment building in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was built in 1910. The apartments 429 West Melrose has 2- and 3-bedroom apartments with either 1 or 2 baths. In mid-November of 2014 2-bedrooms rented from $2,370 and 3-bedrooms from $2,694. Floor ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

The Belmont by Reside Flats, 425 W Belmont Ave, Lakeview East

425 W Belmont

The Belmont by Reside Flats is a 3-story, 29-unit vintage apartment building at 425 W Belmont Ave in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building is instantly recognizable by the brick piers and large balconies fronting Belmont Ave. The building has undergone a complete renovation following its recent acquisition by an ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside at Belmont Harbor apartments, 426 W Belmont Ave, Lakeview East

426 W Belmont

Reside at Belmont Harbor is a 13-story, 98-unit vintage apartment building at 426 W Belmont Ave in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1927. It was designed by Robert S. DeGolyer & Co, a firm that’s been said to have had “a remarkable design vocabulary.” The façade ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 24, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Belmont by Reside apartments, 3170 N Sheridan Rd, Lakeview East

3170 N Sheridan

Belmont by Reside is a 14-story, 341-unit vintage apartment building at 3170 N Lake Shore St in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1923. It was designed by Fugard & Knapp, a prolific architecture firm whose commissions included three of the luxury buildings on East Lake Shore ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Wellington, 510 W Wellington Ave, Lakeview East

Reside on Wellington

Reside on Wellington is a 90-unit apartment complex at 510 W Wellington Ave in Lakeview East. 510 W Wellington was originally a 26-room home built in 1900 and designed by W.A. Otis. The home was the Chicago residence of Frederic A. Delano, an uncle of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 20, 2014
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