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ChicagoNorthwest Side

New single-family homes in Old Irving Park take a step forward

Basecamp Old Irving Park

Site clearance began last week at Basecamp Old Irving Park, a development of 48 new single-family homes. Ranquist Development‘s newest community has been generating a lot of buzz, based on its location and Ranquist’s track record of creating sophisticated, flexible, contemporary homes at approachable prices. The homes are on a ...

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

South Loop apartments across from Grant Park

Park Michigan sundeck

Residents of Park Michigan, the luxury apartment tower at 1212 S Michigan, enjoy grilling on their sundeck. One of the pleasures of relaxing on the sundeck is reveling in the proximity of Grant Park, across the street from Park Michigan. Trader Joe’s and Jewel-Osco are at the end of the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 6, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A spacious, new, open-plan Lincoln Park single-family

2510 Marshfield

The 6-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 2510 N Marshfield will far exceed your expectations for what $1.65M will buy you in a newly-built home in Lincoln Park. The home has Smart Home technology, top-of-the-line appliances, spacious rooms with high ceilings and multiple large outdoor spaces topped off by a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 6, 2015

Tour a new Gold Coast / River North alcove studio apartment

State & Chestnut studio

Unless you’re an expert at visualizing how furniture can fit into a floor plan, you might miss the livability of the 03 tier of studios at the new State & Chestnut. The living area of the apartment lends itself to creating a sleeping area that’s separate from the space in ...

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

Leasing office opens at the new New City apartments

New City

The New City apartment tower is nearing the date when it welcomes its first residents and has opened its on-site leasing office at 1457 N Halsted St, Suite L400. New City’s stylish apartments offering stunning views of the Loop and lakefront skyline, and dramatic cityscape views to the west and ...

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

Gold Coast 3-bedrooms from $3,250

Gold Coast aerial

It’s hard to find a more convenient location than 1111 North Dearborn. The full-amenity high-rise is on a beautiful street steps from scores of bars and restaurants, grocery shopping, CTA bus and Red Line transportation. The Division Street Farmers Market and Oak Street Beach are a short walk away. 1111 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 4, 2015

Is Kale Realty a rental service scofflaw?

Kale sign

Illinois law bars licensed real estate agents from advertising property without written permission and bans the “use of URL, domain name, metatag, keyword or other device or method intended to deceptively direct, drive or divert internet traffic or mislead consumers.” Kale Realty has been on our rental service do-not-call list ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 3, 2015

Only 3 homes still available for sale at Lexington Oaks in Palatine

Lexington Oaks

Sales have heated up recently at Lexington Oaks in Palatine, and only three homes remain available for sale. The 3-bedroom homes have two-and-a-half baths, 2-car garages, and span more than 1,800 square feet of living area in addition to a full basement. The homes are priced from $336,990. Lexington Oaks ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 2, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Rent in Lakeview’s only full-amenity luxury apartment tower

Halsted Flats

Lakeview’s Halsted Flats has a limited selection of apartments available for immediate and near-term occupancy. The apartments have high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring and private balconies. Kitchens have white quartz counter tops, side-by-side refrigerator / freezers with an ice maker, gas ranges, a large peninsula island and a pantry ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 2, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Bargain-priced renovated Lakeview studios

3838 Broadway

The all-new, affordable studios at 3838 North Broadway are a dream come true in a prime Lakeview / Wrigleyville location. Apartments in the all-studio building, which has been renting up quickly, start at just $845 a month. Where you live is far more important than how much space you have ...

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

Rent on the Gold Coast and River North’s Main Street

Chestnut Place

State Street is one of Chicago’s iconic thoroughfares, and it’s at its best in the Gold Coast and River North. More than 50 years ago the lyrics of a Frank Sinatra song summed up the magic of living on State Street: On State Street that great street I just want ...

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

Transit-oriented apartments in the Fulton River District

K2

K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District, is a transit-oriented development steps from scores of bars and restaurants and convenient to parks and shopping. Residents who commute by car appreciate K2′s quick access to the expressway grid, and those who rely on public transportation appreciate how ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 1, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

New Evanston townhomes have high-rise amenities

E2 townhome

The new E2 Apartments in downtown Evanston has 3-bedroom, 2 ½ and 3 ½ bath tri-level townhomes available for rent, in addition to single-level apartments in the towers. Townhome residents have access to E2′s extensive amenities and services, which rival anything you’ll find in the newest Chicago apartment communities, and ...

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

Why Matt and Fernando bought in the South Loop at 1345 Wabash

1345 Wabash buyers

Matt and Fernando are among the newest homeowners at 1345 Wabash, the South Loop’s newest condo community, where 1-bedrooms start at $229,900 and 2-bedrooms at $289,900. We asked Matt and Feranndo a few questions about their purchase. Why 1345 Wabash? We were struck by three major things. 1. High quality ...

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

A few apartments available at 1225 Old Town on fabulous Wells Street

1225 Old Town stretscape

With wide sidewalks lined with bars, restaurants, outdoor cafes, boutiques, one-of-a-kind shops and destination entertainment venues, Wells Street is one of the most attractive pedestrian thoroughfares in Chicago. It’s a great place to live. Apartments at Wells Street’s 1225 Old Town have rented quickly since the building opened several years ...

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

The West Loop’s newest apartment tower has a walk-to-Google location

1K Fulton

According to Google Maps, Google’s new West Loop offices at 1K Fulton are a 12-minute walk from the West Loop’s newest apartment tower. Google’s move to the West Loop is slated for later this year and the new Gateway West Loop apartments at 11 S Green St are prepping for ...

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

How to find your best West Loop apartment

Luxury Living screen cap

If you’ve been searching for a new apartment in Chicago’s West Loop / Fulton River District, the odds are that you’ve been exposed to one or both of the above ads. The ads invite you to click through for help in finding your “perfect” West Loop apartment. Clicking on the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A list of River North and Streeterville apartments with indoor pools

River North

There are six apartment towers with indoor pools in Streeterville and three in the adjacent River North neighborhood. We’ve listed all of them below, with the newest buildings in each neighborhood first. The links will take you to our detailed, richly visual apartment reviews which link, in turn, to the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 29, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – free rent at hot new West Loop apartments

JeffJack

The West Loop has been Chicago’s hottest neighborhood and JeffJack, 601 W Jackson, has been the hottest new apartment tower. JeffJack opened earlier this year and is nearing full occupancy, but still offering a month’s free rent on select 1- and 2-bedrooom units. All of the studio and convertible apartments ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent a condo-quality apartment in the South Loop

The LEX

The LEX is a full-amenity, pet-friendly, high-service community with on-site parking and a range of 1- and 2- bedroom tower and loft-style apartments. The LEX was built as a condominium and boasts condo-quality apartment finishes, including in-unit washer / dryers. An infrequently available 1-bedroom in the loft portion of the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 29, 2015