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The Old Town neighborhood is bounded by Division St (1200 N) on the south, North Ave (1600 N) on the north, Clark St (100 W) on the east and Clybourn Ave and Larrabee St (600 W) on the west.

Old Town is often confused with its more affluent and settled northern neighbor, the Old Town Triangle, which is part of Lincoln Park.

In recent years, developers have attempted to extend Old Town to include parts of the Cabrini-Green neighborhood.

ZIP code: 60610.

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Three-bedroom luxury apartments at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town currently has several 3-bedroom apartments available for immediate and near-term occupancy, starting at $4,466 a month. The homes have plank flooring in living areas and carpeted bedrooms. A spacious living / dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, and opens to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts track and pendant lighting, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 2/26/15

North Water view

The on-site leasing office and model apartments are now open at North Water, a 52-story apartment tower at 340 E North Water in Streeterville. North Water is a full-amenity view building with sweeping vistas in every direction. Apartments are available for March 1 and later occupancy. Chestnut Place, 850 N State, is offering a month’s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2015
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Start thinking about the joys of an Old Town summer

1225 Old Town

On days like this it seems like winter will never end. It will, and when it does residents at the 1225 Old Town apartment tower will enjoy an enviable location that showcases neighborhood life at its best. 1225′s Wells Street location is on one of the most interesting and pedestrian-friendly strips in all of Chicago. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
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Luxury Old Town apartments a block from the Red Line

1225 Old Town

When the wind chills dip into double digits below zero, the thought of hiking to and waiting on an elevated train platform becomes daunting. Residents of 1225 Old Town can walk a short block to the new LaSalle Street entrance to the Division Street subway stop on the CTA Red Line. The recently-opened entrance has ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015

An Old Town / Gold Coast high-rise with spacious renovated apartments

1120 LaSalle

1120 North LaSalle doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of the newest apartment towers, but it does have spacious renovated apartments in a terrific location on the border between Old Town and the Gold Coast. Join YoChicago in the video for a tour of the building and several renovated apartments, and a look at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 17, 2015
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Three-bedroom apartments in a full-amenity Old Town high-rise

1225 Old Town

Three-bedroom apartments are typically hard to find in top-tier buildings, but 1225 Old Town currently has several available for immediate and near-term occupancy, starting at $4,466 a month. The homes have plank flooring in living areas and carpeted bedrooms. A spacious living / dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, and opens to a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 13, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds

River East

The Lofts at River East, Streeterville’s only rental loft building, has been leasing rapidly for April 1 occupancy. All of the south-facing two-bedrooms with balconies overlooking the Ogden Slip have been rented for April, but a few are available for mid-May at rents ranging from $4,020 to $4,200. One-bedrooms are still available for April occupancy, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 12, 2015
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Suite Home Chicago’s furnished apartments at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town is a luxury rental high-rise in Old Town, one of Chicago’s great neighborhoods. 1225 Old Town is a pet-friendly, smoke-free, high-service, full-amenity boutique building in a great Wells Street location. The building is steps from everything and has an upscale Plum Market and Intelligentsia Coffee in the building. Join YoChicago for a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 9, 2015
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1225 Old Town apartment availability through May is online

1225 Old Town

The luxury apartment tower at 1225 N Wells St in Old Town has just updated its roster of what’s available for rent now and through May 1, 2015. Convertible studios have been especially popular at 1225 Old Town, and only one is slated to become available. The apartment has a private balcony, a feature that’s ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 6, 2015
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Near North Chicago apartment deals and finds

Atwater night view

Atwater, 355 E Ohio, will apply the $450 admin fee to the first month’s rent for a client who rents a currently vacant apartment within 48 hours of their initial visit. Resident parking at Atwater is $225 a month – a bargain for Streeterville. Unit 3506 at Atwater, a 1-bedroom, has been newly renovated with ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 29, 2015
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Tour a furnished 3-bedroom model at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

Three-bedroom, 2-bath apartments are scarce in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, but a furnished model is currently available for viewing at 1225 Old Town, a new boutique high-rise on Wells Street. Rooftop pools and upscale in-building grocery stores are even scarcer – there’s actually only one of each, and they’re both at 1225 Old Town. Plum ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 28, 2015
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The enduring appeal of living in Old Town

Old Town

Old Town was the neighborhood of choice in the 60s and 70s when the north side of Chicago began its decades-long and continuing revitalization. Throughout the years it remained the neighborhood of choice for Chicagoans who wanted to live in a lively, low-density, pedestrian-friendly, architecturally diverse environment close to one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, bars, parks, Oak ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 22, 2015
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Fun, food and fitness at Old Town apartments

1225 Old Town

Residents at 1225 Old Town can take part in on-site wellness and fitness events four days a week: Pilates on Saturday, yoga on Sunday, Zumba on Monday and Boot Camp on Tuesday. The fitness center at the luxury apartment tower is open 24/7 for residents who prefer a self-guided workout or one with their personal ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 13, 2015
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Ride an Old Town elevator to great grocery shopping and coffee

Plum Market

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and an unexpected number of guests have polished off the liquid refreshments and munchies by halftime. You could call one of the new liquor or food delivery services and learn that the game has generated long wait times for service. Or, if you live in one of the luxury apartments at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 6, 2015
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Old Town’s Scott Residences more than 50% leased

Scott Residences

It’s been just over two months since The Scott Residences began offering hardhat tours for prospective renters, just over a month since first offerings. Finish detailing is still underway at some of the apartments, but the building is already more than 50% leased. Scott Residences is an unusual offering in the hyper-active market for new ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 13, 2014
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Free fitness, fun and food at 1225 Old Town apartments

Plum Market Old Town

Residents of 1225 Old Town frequently have tough choices to make: step outside and enjoy the great Old Town neighborhood, or stay home and attend one of the many social activities taking place at their luxury apartment community. On Wednesday, November 12, Plum Market will host a free private wine tasting exclusively for 1225 residents. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 5, 2014
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A first look at the amenities at Old Town’s Scott Residences

Scott Residences

The Scott Residences, a 6-story, 71-unit boutique building in Old Town is gearing up to receive its first occupants later this month. I stopped by several days ago for a first look at some of the amenities, which are extensive for a building the size of Scott Residences. The lobby, which will have 24/7 door ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 10, 2014
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A mini-tour of the new Scott Residences in Old Town

Scott Residences lobby

It’s been just over 3 weeks since my last visit to The Scott Residences, a new 71-unit apartment building at the corner of Scott and Wells in Old Town. There’s been a great deal of progress during that time period, beginning with the opening of the on-site Starbucks. Signage indicates that Massage Envy will be ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 30, 2014
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Video – A luxurious Old Town single-family on a tree-lined street

1442 N Wieland

The luxurious home at 1442 N Wieland has many features that make it an unusual find in Old Town. The home has an attached 3-car garage with a heated driveway / snow-melt system, elevator access to all of its levels, outdoor living spaces on all levels, and uncommonly large bedrooms, four of which are en-suite. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 23, 2014
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Scott Residences in Old Town prepping for October occupancy

Scott Residences

The Scott Residences in Old Town has begun offering hardhat tours of the new apartments at 211 W Scott St. I joined in briefly on one of the tours in the early evening yesterday. Interior finishes at some of the apartments are nearing completion, and first occupancies are slated for early October. The one-bedroom in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 3, 2014