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The Loop is Community Area 32 of the 77 on the city's official list.

Its official boundaries are from Roosevelt Rd (1200 S) north to the Chicago River, and Lake Michigan west to the Chicago River. The Loop is more commonly thought of as the area bounded by the El tracks and the streets that border the El: Van Buren St (400 S) to Lake St (200 N), Wabash Ave (45 E) to Wells St (200 W).

ZIP codes: 60601 through 60607.

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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Everyone has a river view at the new OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven view

Residents who opt for a south-facing city view at the new OneEleven Apartments can join their north-facing neighbors on the 28th floor terrace overlooking the Chicago River. The sprawling terrace ensures that all OneEleven residents have access to spectacular river views. OneEleven has a lavish and extensive amenities package that includes an indoor pool that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 17, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Block Thirty Seven’s fascinating façade

Block 37

The new 34-story, 674-unit apartment tower that’s rising above the Block 37 retail center promises to present one of the more interesting facades in the Loop. The end result will provide a sharp contrast to the studied simplicity of the adjacent Daley Center. If you’re driving or walking Randolph Street, pause for a look up. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 13, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 4/10/15

Astoria view

K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District is offering a free month’s rent on select floor plans for leases beginning before April 30. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson. JeffJack is offering a month’s free ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 10, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

At 73 East Lake apartments, summer fun is just around the corner

Riverwalk

Residents of the new 73 East Lake luxury apartment tower can avoid winter cold and spring rains by heading to the nearby Chicago Pedway for an underground walk to work or a Blue Line connection to O’Hare Airport. Summer is just around the corner and 73 East Lake residents can head around the corner to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Two-bedroom corner apartments at OneEleven showcase livability and style

OneEleven

The furnished model of a corner 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at OneEleven Apartments illustrates the livability and style of the homes in this luxury community fronting the river in Chicago’s Loop. The model has two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the home with light and open sweeping views of the skyline. The home has a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visit to Club 73 at 73 East Lake apartments

73 East Lake

In an earlier post, we toured the 9th floor amenities at the new 73 East Lake apartment tower in the Loop. The grand scale of the amenities continues in Club 73 on the building’s 42nd floor. There’s a grand, high-ceilinged lounge with wide walls of windows, multiple seating areas with flat-screen TVs and a large ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 31, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 3/27/15

The LEX

The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson. JeffJack is offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. The new OneEleven apartment tower has spectacular north views over the river, and a 3-bedroom available now for $4,600. Ask ...

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

Riverfront luxury at OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven Apartments

When the weather warms up, the residents at the new OneEleven Apartments will have front row 50-yard line seats for the best show in town: the scene along the Chicago River. Better yet, OneEleven’s walk-to-everything location affords residents time to enjoy the show. The river will soon begin to come alive with a range of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

New high-amenity apartments steps from Millennium Park

73 East Lake

73 East Lake, a new luxury apartment tower in the Loop, boasts an amenities package that rivals the offerings in much larger buildings. The convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments at 73 East Lake also stand out. They’re spacious and have very livable floor plans, designer finishes and built-in desks. Convertible apartments span 682 to 695 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A partial tour of 73 East Lake’s vast amenities

73 East Lake

I visited 73 East Lake, a new apartment tower in the Loop, yesterday and toured the amenities and several furnished models. The grand lobby is colorful and looks out on Lake St. The building has 24/7 door staff and on-site leasing and management staff directly off the lobby. Today’s post is a partial look at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New luxury apartments steps from the Riverwalk

Riverwalk rednering

Residents at OneEleven, the new luxury apartment tower at 111 W Wacker, can look down on Phase 2 of the Chicago Riverwalk, which is racing toward completion.   OneEleven residents will have unrivaled access to the Riverwalk. The River Theater, directly across from OneEleven, will have steps down to the river and an ADA compliant ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 17, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The easy way to find a Loop / New East Side apartment

Aerial view of Loop

There are only seven apartment buildings in Chicago’s Loop proper, and another seven in the part of the Loop known as the New East Side. You’ll find all of them on YoChicago’s at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. The list gives you a quick snapshot of apartment types, amenities and pet policies at each building. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 16, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment deals and finds in downtown Chicago, 3/13/15

OneEleven view

The new OneEleven apartment tower has spectacular north views over the river, and 1-bedrooms available now from $2,400.. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson. JeffJack is offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Sign a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The scaled-up, upscale amenities at OneEleven

OneEleven view

The new OneEleven apartment tower is at the northern edge of Chicago’s Loop, just across the river from the densest clusters of restaurants, bars and nightlife in River North. It’s closer to the main attractions of River North than parts of that neighborhood and, of course, a short walk from Loop offices. I visited OneEleven ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 11, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment deals and finds in downtown Chicago, 2/27/15

The LEX

The West Loop‘s Circa 922,, 922 W Washington, is offering two months free rent on new studio and 1-bedroom apartments and a month on new 2-bedrooms. Renters must take occupancy by April 24, 2015 to qualify for the free rent offer. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment deals and finds in downtown Chicago

JeffJack

The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson. The second month’s rent is free at Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St in the South Loop, on select apartments. The offer applies to renters who “look and lease” for 15 months ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Furnished apartments in the Loop at Randolph Tower

Randolph Tower Chicago

Randolph Tower is a pet-friendly, smoke-free luxury high-rise in a steps-to-everything location in the Loop’s Theatre District. Randolph Tower’s extensive amenities include an enormous fitness center that will wow you, a skylit indoor pool, a business center with a conference room, outdoor decks with grilling areas, and a sprawling, colorful resident lounge with a game ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds

Circa 922

The West Loop‘s Circa 922,, 922 W Washington, is offering a month’s free rent on new 1-bedroom apartments and a month-and-a-half on new 2-bedrooms. Renters must take occupancy by March 31, 2015 to qualify for the free rent offer. Agree to rent within 24 hours of your initial visit to Echelon in the Fulton River ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

More apartments headed for the South Loop

Clark & Harrison

The 398-unit AMLI Lofts opened recently in the South Loop and a 469-unit apartment tower at 1000 S Clark St is targeting occupancy for late next year. Hundreds of additional units have been proposed for sites at 1001 S State and 1333 S Wabash. Student housing is a major part of the residential market in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 9, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Luxury South Loop 2-bedrooms from $2,138 a month

The LEX

In a market that’s seen skyrocketing rents in recent years, it’s comforting to know that a 2-bedroom, 2-bath luxury South Loop apartment can still be yours for less than $2,200 a month. The LEX, a newer full-amenity apartment tower, currently has 2-bedroom, 2-baths priced from $2,138 to $2,416 a month. The homes have the sought-after ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 6, 2014