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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
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Roscoe apartments, 532 W Roscoe St, Lakeview East

Reside on Roscoe

Reside on Roscoe is a 5-story, 70-unit contemporary elevator building at 532 W Roscoe St in the Lakeview East neighborhood a block from Lake Shore Drive. It was built in 1970. The property was substantially renovated after being acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments Reside on Roscoe ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 19, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Stratford apartments, 525 W Stratford Pl, Lakeview East

525 W Stratford

Reside on Stratford is a 5-story, 59-unit contemporary elevator building at 525 W Stratford Pl in the Lakeview East neighborhood a block from Lake Shore Drive. It was built in 1970. The apartments Reside on Stratford has a mix of studio apartments ranging in size from 349 to 448 square ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 18, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Pine Grove apartments, 3610 N Pine Grove, Lakeview East

3610 N Pine Grove

Reside on Pine Grove is a 5-story, 48-unit contemporary elevator building at 3610 N Pine Grove Ave in the Lakeview East neighborhood a block from Lake Shore Drive. It was built in the early 1970s. The apartments Reside on Pine Grove has a mix of studio apartments ranging in size ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Reside at 823 apartments, 823 W Buena, Buena Park

823 W Buena

Reside at 823 is a 4-story, 44-unit apartment building at 823 W Buena in the heart of the Buena Park neighborhood in Uptown. The first floor front of the brick building, which was built in the 1920s, has an elaborate terra cotta façade. The motif of fluted columns and fleur-de-lis ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 14, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Reside at 849 apartments, 849 W Buena, Buena Park

Reside at 849

Reside at 849 is a 4-story, 61-unit courtyard building at 849 W Buena in the heart of the Buena Park neighborhood in Uptown. The yellow-brick building, built in the 1920s, is notable for its rhythmic array of bay windows looking out onto a landscaped courtyard. Reside at 849 has undergone ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 13, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Reside on Clarendon apartments, 4157 N Clarendon, Buena Park

Reside on Clarendon

Reside on Clarendon is a 9-story, 115-unit apartment building at 4157 N Clarendon in the heart of the Buena Park neighborhood in Uptown. The building, which was completed in 1928, follows a classic architectural order with a limestone base, a brick shaft and a terra cotta capital on its street-facing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 12, 2014
ChicagoFar North

4100 N Marine apartments, 4100 N Marine Dr, Buena Park

4100 N Marine Dr

4100 N Marine is a 19-story, 187-unit apartment tower at 4100 N Marine Dr in the Buena Park neighborhood in Uptown, a block north of Lakeview. 4100 N Marine was built in 1958. A group headed by David Malkov was the developer and the architecture firm was a predecessor of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 11, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Irving Courts apartments, 718-56 W Irving Park Rd, Lakeview / Buena Park

Irving Courts by Reside

Irving Courts is a 66-unit, 3-story double-courtyard apartment building at 718-56 W Irving Park Rd on the border of Chicago’s Lakeview and Buena Park neighborhoods. Irving Courts was built in 1915 as the Kellshore Apartment Hotel. It was designed by architect E. Norman Brydges (pdf) for Nelson T. Kell and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 11, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Irving Park apartments, 725 W Irving Park Rd, Lakeview

Reside on Irving Park

Reside on Irving Park is a handsome 47-unit, 3-story courtyard apartment building at 725 W Irving Park Rd in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The building is notable for its large raised courtyard, alternating courses of different-colored brick, limestone trim and sheltered porches overlooking the courtyard. Reside on Irving Park was built ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Catalyst apartments, 123 N Desplaines St, West Loop

Catalyst

Catalyst is a 19-story, 223-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space and 161 on-site parking spaces. Catalyst is located at 123 N Desplaines St in the West Loop. Construction began in March of 2013 and the building opened for occupancy in the summer of 2014. Catalyst was developed by Marquette ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 10, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Surf apartments, 425 W Surf St, Lakeview

Reside on Surf

Reside on Surf is a 9-story, 144-unit vintage high-rise at 425 W Surf St in Lakeview, a block north of the Lincoln Park neighborhood and a block west of the park itself. The neoclassical building was designed by Grossman & Proskauer and completed in 1922 as the Sheridan-Surf Apartment Hotel. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 7, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside at 2727 apartments, 2727 N Pine Grove Ave, Lincoln Park

2727 Pine Grove

Reside at 2727 is a 5-story, 48-unit contemporary mid-rise at 2727 N Pine Grove Ave just south of the border of Lakeview and Lincoln Park. The 4+1 building was completed in 1968. It was acquired in 2011 by an affiliate of Reside Living and has since been extensively updated. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Barry, 533 W Barry Ave, Lakeview East

Reside Living

Reside on Barry is a 162-unit, 17-story, contemporary high-rise at 533 W Barry Ave in Lakeview East. The building was completed in 1966. Gordon & Levin was the architecture firm. The building was acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living several years ago and has since had a near-complete makeover. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 3, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside 707 apartments, 707 W Sheridan Rd, Lakeview

707 W Sheridan

Reside 707 is a 5-story, 151-unit contemporary apartment building at 707 W Sheridan Rd in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The building has undergone substantial renovation since being acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living. The exterior changes retain the kitschy integrity of the building’s early 1970s 4+1 architecture. One of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 3, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Park Lincoln by Reside apartments, 2470 N Clark St, Lincoln Park

2470 N Clark St

Park Lincoln by Reside is a 15-story, 140-unit contemporary apartment building at 2470 N Clark St in Lincoln Park. The building was completed in 1969. It’s easily recognizable by its white concrete risers and balconies and the horizontal bands of chocolate-colored brick. No architecture firm is identified with the building ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 3, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1000 South Clark apartments, 1000 S Clark St, South Loop

1000 S Clark St

1000 South Clark is a 469-unit, 29-story apartment tower under construction in the South Loop. First occupancies at 1000 South Clark are targeted for late in 2015. JDL Development is the developer and Hartshorne Plunkard is the architecture firm. The general contractor is Lend Lease. The apartments Details of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 29, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Halsted Flats apartments, 3740 N Halsted St, Lakeview

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats is a 15-story, 269-unit luxury apartment tower at 3740 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Lake View / Wrigleyville / Boystown neighborhood. The building has nearly 11,000 square feet of ground-level retail space and a 3-level parking garage with 276 spaces. Halsted Flats is the first new full-amenity rental ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 29, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Superior Park apartments, 720 N LaSalle St, River North

720 LaSalle rendering

Superior Park (perhaps not its final name), is a 35-story, 298-unit apartment tower slated for development at the corners of LaSalle, Superior and Wells streets. The building will have commercial space on the ground floor, 109 on-site garage spaces, and a small park fronting Wells St. Magellan Development and Mac ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 28, 2014
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