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South Loop is the area bounded by the Stevenson Expy (2450 S) on the south, Congress Pkwy (500 S) on the north, from Lake Michigan west to the Chicago River. ZIP codes: 60605, 60616, 60607.

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New South Loop condos selling at a brisk pace

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1345 Wabash has secured 39 new contracts over the past two months, and the sales pace has accelerated since the opening of an on-site office and furnished models. Rising rents in the South Loop, interest rates that are low by historical standards, and a growing awareness of the neighborhood’s advantages have prompted renters to sharpen ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Luxury South Loop rents on the rise, but still a bargain

The LEX

If you’ve been following rent prices in the South Loop you’ve noticed that they’re trending upward. The good news is that luxury apartments in the neighborhood are still bargain-priced. The LEX, which was built as a condominium and converted to rentals, has 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-baths available in its loft and tower sections. All of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos are move-in ready

1345 Wabash Unit 510

1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise to be built in Chicago in the past half-dozen years, has moved in its first residents and has move-in ready units available for purchase. Prices start at $229,900 for one-bedrooms and $289,900 for two-bedrooms. Unit 510, pictured here, is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath with an expansive living / dining ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Astoria Tower has great South Loop 2-bedrooms

Astoria Tower

Apartment 1504 at Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St, may have the most attractive floor plan you’ll ever find in a luxury South Loop rental tower. Astoria Tower was built as a condominium and boasts layouts designed to satisfy long-term residents. Unit 1504 has an expansive living / dining area with an open-plan kitchen, hardwood ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Own a new condo for less than rent on a great South Loop block

1345 S Wabash

Do the math and you’ll have reverse sticker shock at how much lower your monthly costs will be when you own a new condo in the South Loop instead of renting. 1345 Wabash is ready for occupancy and has an on-site sales office and four furnished models open for viewing. One-bedroom condos at 1345 Wabash ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 20, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Stylish new condos on the South Loop’s best block

1345 S Wabash

Everyone’s taste will differ, but many buyers have been attracted to the loft aesthetic at the new 1345 Wabash condos in the South Loop. Everyone’s taste in restaurants will also differ, and residents of 1345 Wabash can satisfy their varying tastes at Gioco, Zapatista, Asian Outpost, Flo & Santos and The Scout without leaving their ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Bargain-priced luxury at South Loop apartments

Park Michigan

Luxury comes in many forms. For some apartment dwellers, the highest form of luxury is a location close to work, to parks, to public transit and to a broad selectin of bars, restaurants and shops. Others give top rank to an attractive suite of amenities in a boutique environment, or apartments with space and up-to-date ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 11, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Four furnished models at new 1345 Wabash condos

1345 S Wabash

1345 Wabash, the new South Loop condo tower, has opened an on-site sales office and has four furnished models open for viewing. Occupancy is available beginning this month. For a limited time buyers can still select their finishes from the designer options on display at the on-site sales and design center. 1345 Wabash has a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 8, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Luxury South Loop 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $2,232 a month

The LEX

You can rent a 2-bedroom, 2-bath with condo-quality finishes in a full-amenity South Loop tower for less than many one-bedrooms on the North Side. The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, has luxury 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments available for immediate occupancy from $2,232 a month. Gaining more space for less rent, however, is just one of the reasons ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 4, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New models, on-site sales office open at 1345 Wabash condos

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, the stylish new condo tower in the South Loop, recently opened an on-site sales office and has new furnished models slated to open this weekend. Occupancy is available beginning this month. For a limited time buyers can still select their finishes from the designer options on display at the on-site sales and design ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A rare South Loop one-bedroom with two baths

Astoria Tower

It isn’t often that you’ll find a one-bedroom plus den with two full baths, especially one that’s attractively priced. Astoria Tower, a full-amenity, close-to-everything, pet-friendly South Loop tower currently has a 1-bedroom with two baths available for late June occupancy at $2,143 a month. Another 1-bedroom with two baths is available in mid-May for $2,023. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

South Loop condo sales accelerate

1345 S Wabash

The new South Loop condo tower at 1345 Wabash has seen significant increases in buyer interest and sales this spring. What’s driving the recent sales activity is the great value, the convenient location – and the ability to take immediate occupancy. The first closings at 1345 Wabash are slated for early next week. Late this ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 21, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a furnished model at 1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, the new high-rise condo in the South Loop, is prepping for its first closings in a fw weeks. Two furnished models are now open for viewing, by appointment. One of the furnished models is a tier 09 two-bedroom, two-bath. The home has 10-foot high ceilings that are finished in exposed concrete, a defining ...

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

Park Michigan apartments blend convenience and value

Park Michigan

The residents at Park Michigan apartments, 1212 S Michigan Ave, enjoy a blend of convenience and value that’s unmatched in downtown Chicago. Grant Park is across the street. Michigan Avenue buses stop at the front door, and the CTA’s Roosevelt Road hub is a block west. Trader Joe’s and Jewel-Osco are within a block. Park ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The low-amenities advantage at new South Loop condos

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If you’ve been looking at new apartments, you’ve probably experienced sticker shock at hearing how high rents are. The high-levels of service and over-the-top amenities at new and upgraded apartment buildings necessitate high rents. Elaborate pool decks, lounges, business centers, fitness centers, pet spas, 24/7 door staff and concierge services all come at a steep ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – free rent on luxury South Loop apartments

The LEX

The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, has luxury loft and high-rise apartments available for immediate occupancy. Rent for a two-bedroom, 2-bath apartment in the full-amenity community ranges upward from $2,285 a month and 1-bedrooms start at $1,629. The deal: sign a 14-month lease on an immediate-occupancy apartment and receive a month’s free rent. The LEX is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 6, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Spring fever accelerates sales at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash, the first new high-rise condo built in Chicago in half a dozen years, signed fifteen sales contracts during the month of March. Furnished models are now available for viewing, and first occupancies will occur within the next 30 days. New construction, superior finishes and a steps-to-everything location make 1345 Wabash an outstanding value. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 2, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s most conveniently-located apartments

Astoria Tower

Chicago’s South Loop stretches from Congress Pkwy (500 S) on the north to the Stevenson Expressway on the south – a distance of two miles. Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St, has the most convenient overall proximity to the Loop, Grant Park, the CTA Red Line, college and university campuses and the Museum Campus, of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos nearing first occupancy

1345 S Wabash

1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in Chicago in years, is about a month away from welcoming its first occupants to a prime South Loop location. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath plus den unit pictured in this post is mirrored on opposite sides of the building on floors 4 and 5. All of the units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Sneak peek at a furnished model at 1345 Wabash

1345 S Wabash

Two furnished models at 1345 Wabash are prepping for their first viewings, a milestone in the completion of the South Loop‘s newest condo tower. 1345 Wabash will welcome its first occupants in the spring of this year. One of the furnished models is a tier 05 one-bedroom. The home has 10-foot high ceilings that are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 17, 2015