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The area known as Greektown is just a strip of Halsted Street (800 W), from Van Buren St (400 S) to Monroe St (100 S). The strip hosts a number of Greek restaurants and, perhaps, even a Greek or two.

ZIP codes: 60607, 60661.

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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Arkadia apartment tower underway in the West Loop

Arkadia, 765 W Adams

A contributor to the SkyscraperPage forum noted yesterday that site prep for construction appears to have begun at 765 W Adams, the site of a proposed new 33-story, 350-unit apartment tower in the Greektown part of the West Loop. FitzGerald Associates is the architect for the project, and the firm’s website has a new rendering ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 27, 2013

K2, a new apartment tower between River North and the West Loop

K2 apartments

You can think of the increasingly-lively Fulton River District as a keystone neighborhood. Its residents have pedestrian-friendly access to the huge array of dining and nightlife options in River North, River West, the West Loop and Greektown. K2 is Chicago’s newest residential tower, hosting 496 luxury apartments with sweeping views of the city in all ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 22, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Greektown offers a lot more than food

Joeff Davis image

Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood in the West Loop centers mainly on Halsted Street from Van Buren St on the south to Monroe St on the north. Greektown is a vibrant area of restaurants, shopping, nightlife, residential and commercial buildings and the newly built, National Hellenic Museum that opened last December. Longtime Chicagoan and real estate agent ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 12, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Odyssey Lofts epic is nearing its end

770 Lofts, Chicago

We were saddened when Odyssey Lofts underwent a name change late in 2010. The original name called attention to its Greektown location and to the journeys underway on the adjacent expressway. The 62-unit development formerly known as Odyssey Lofts purported to be more than 70% sold at one point, but fewer than 25% of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 11, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

One South Halsted developer ready to rezone

One South Halsted, Chicago

Let the hearings begin: Developer David Friedman has applied to rezone his property at the southeast corner of Madison and Halsted streets in the West Loop, signaling a desire to move forward with his proposed 48-story apartment high-rise, One South Halsted, says the Sun-Times’ David Roeder. If approved, the building could become the tallest tower ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 20, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A one-of-a-kind, combo corner loft in the West Loop, priced at $1.15M

Video: A one-of-a-kind, combo corner loft in the West Loop, priced at $1.15M

Earlier this week, Niko Apostal of Coldwell Banker and the Apostal Group showed me around one of his newest listings, a 4,400 square-foot corner loft at 850 W Adams St in Chicago’s West Loop. The combo loft has three bedrooms (four, actually, although one is currently set up as an office space), a massive living ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 12, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

@properties slashing prices at rebranded 770 Lofts in Greektown

770 Lofts floor plan, 770 W Gladys Ave, Chicago

Today Crain’s dished on @properties’ aggressive new sales campaign at 770 Lofts, the adapted-use development at 770 W Gladys Ave in Greektown once promoted as the Odyssey Lofts. (You know the building, Kennedy commuters — “If you lived here, you’d be Homer by now.”) @properties and MCZ Development, the company that bought the building this ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 7, 2010