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West Loop is the area bounded by the Eisenhower Expy on the south, Lake St (200 N) on the north, from the Kennedy Expy west to Ashland Ave (1600 W). Sub-neighborhoods within the West Loop include Fulton Market, Greek Town, Jackson Boulevard and Randolph Market.

ZIP codes: 60607, 60661.

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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A late Saturday look at near-Loop construction sites

Mod

I was at K2 Apartments late Saturday afternoon for a video shoot and wandered around the area for a look at some of the construction sites. Can you spot the soon-to-open Catalyst apartment tower in the above shot from K2? Looking east toward The Madison, 1212 W Madison, with Mod just west of it and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

This week’s new West Loop apartment proposal

Aerial view of Halsted / Lake

It’s not quite a weekly occurrence, but you can be excused for feeling that each week brings the announcement of a new West Loop apartment development. Two weeks ago we wrote about a proposal to build 131 apartments on a site currently occupied by Carmichael’s Steak House. Last week the Chicago Architecture Blog revealed plans ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, the gateway to Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2 view

The new K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Fulton River District, has a keystone location that affords quick access to the city’s hottest neighborhoods. The West Loop, Fulton River District, River North and River West are seeing explosive development surges, with a raft of new restaurants, retail, office, nightlife and residential projects. Join ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An updated look at CA3 and CA on Adams in the West Loop

CA3

We’ve recently written quite a bit about new apartment developments in the West Loop, but new infill condo projects have also been in the works and selling quickly. We shot this photo of Belgravia Group’s CA3 last week. It was sold out pre-construction, and the following update on the development comes from FitzGerald Associates, the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Watch and weigh in on West Loop development from K2 apartments

1K Fulton

It’s been nearly 15 years since Chicago’s most recent plan was adopted for the Near West Side’s Fulton Randolph Market District. The area has changed dramatically since then and is poised for more substantial change in the near future. Sterling Bay‘s 1K Fulton development has attracted Google as a major tenant. Sterling Bay just won ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A West Loop apartment progress report

Catalyst, Chicago

Late in December we made the rounds of the new apartment projects underway in the West Loop. On Monday we took an updated look at some of them, from ground-level and from a penthouse at K2 Apartments in the Fulton River District. December’s images are on the left, Monday’s on the right. Click any of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New apartments proposed to replace Carmichael’s Steak House

Carmichael's

Last week Michigan Avenue Real Estate Group sent notices to property owners neighboring Carmichael’s Steak House in the West Loop that it planned to seek zoning variances enabling it to build two 4-story apartment buildings with a total of 131 units. The restaurant will be demolished as part of the plan, which contemplates building on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New construction update – 435 North Park, Arkadia, Wolf Point

435 North Park Dr

We recently published a list of the new apartment towers that opened in downtown Chicago in 2013 and are slated to open this year and next. We’ll keep you up to date as construction progresses on those projects and on new ones as they’re announced. The ever-so-blue tower at 435 North Park Dr in Streeterville ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments, a recap

West Loop

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. We’ve spotlighted the best apartment buildings in the area on each of 18 different criteria to make it easier for ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Three-bedroom floor plan

Aerial view of West Loop

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Two-bedroom floor plan

K2 apartments

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – One-bedroom floor plan

Presidential Towers

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Studio / convertible floor plan

Mondial studio

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Private outdoor space

Trio, Chicago

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Bowling alley apartments score $32.5M in West Loop

13Thirteen Randolph

The bowling-alley configuration of apartments at the recently renovated 13Thirteen didn’t deter an institutional investor from ponying up $32.5 million for the 74-unit West Loop building. Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported the sale yesterday. Will renters continue to spare the dollars for this location, or will they go on strike and split for the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Apartment finishes and features

K2 apartments

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Pet-friendliness

Echelon manager

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Boutique ambiance

Trio, Chicago

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Building amenities

K2 apartments

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – Affordability

Presidential Towers

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include the West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in these neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 7, 2014