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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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Atrium Village gains demolition permits

Atrium Village aerial

Eight demolition permits were issued last Thursday for the 2-story buildings flanking the mid-rise at Atrium Village. Onni Group had previously announced plans to develop retail space and four high-rises with a total of 1,500 apartments on the 7.2-acre site. The first phase of the redevelopment is slated to include 25,000 square feet of retail ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 1, 2015
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Old Town apartments on pedestrian-friendly Wells Street

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town leased up quickly when it opened several years ago, and only a few apartments are typically available for rent. 1225 Old Town’s appeal is easy to grasp. Head a block west of the CTA Red Line stop on Division, then stroll along pedestrian-friendly Wells Street until you reach the tower across from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 25, 2015
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Apartments on Chicago’s most pedestrian-friendly street

1225 Old Town view

Wells Street in Old Town is a strong contender for the title of “Chicago’s most pedestrian-friendly street.” Wells Street has broad sidewalks lined with one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, restaurants, outdoor cafés, bars and destination entertainment venues, many of which have been in the neighborhood for decades. It has varied architecture, most of it 2- and 3-stories ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 18, 2015
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1225 Old Town apartments have a location you’ll love

1225 Old Town

Start at the corner of Division and Wells in Old Town and take a leisurely stroll north past the one-of-a-kind shops, bars and restaurants. You’ll quickly fall in love with the location. Walk-ins are welcome at 1225 Old Town, a boutique high-rise at 1225 N Wells. Stop for a bite at one of the sidewalk ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 11, 2015
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Rent now for November at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

Apartments at 1225 Old Town, a boutique high-rise at 1225 N Wells, typically rent quickly. The smart strategy is to book yours well in advance of your move-in date. 1225 Old Town currently has a selection of 1-bedrooms for November occupancy, starting at $2,888, and a 3-bedroom, 2-bath for November at $4,805 a month. Floor ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 5, 2015
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Sought-after 1225 Old Town has a few apartments coming available

1225 Old Town

The popularity of 1225 Old Town, a boutique high-rise at 1225 N Wells, ensures that few units are available at any given time. If you’re looking for immediate occupancy in this full-amenity, high-service luxury building, your only options are 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments renting at $3,672 and $3,783 a month. A few additional apartments will become ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 28, 2015
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Great rates on Old Town 2-bedrooms

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town has a selection of 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments coming available at rents that begin at $3,600 a month. That’s an attractive price for one of the North Side’s most sought-after buildings. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info for 1225 Old Town’s studio to 3-bedroom apartments are online. 1225 Old Town ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/30/15

Chestnut Place

Move in to any currently vacant apartment at Kingsbury Plaza within two weeks of the date you apply, and the $400 admin fee will be credited to your first month’s rent. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info can be accessed online. Chestnut Place, is offering a half-month’s free rent on four renovated ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 30, 2015
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Rent a dramatic Old Town corner two-bedroom

1225 view

Apartment 1309 at 1225 Old Town is one of only a few corner 2-bedrooms boasting two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area. The unit is currently available for occupancy at $4,326 a month. The 2-bath apartment has a large balcony with expansive panoramic views. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 24, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 7/16/15

420 East Ohio

Move into any McClurg Court apartment by August 1 and enjoy a month’s free rent. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info for McClurg Court’s studio to 2-bedroom apartments can be accessed online. New City, the new luxury tower at 1457 N Halsted St, is prepping for its first occupants and offering a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 16, 2015
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Luxury Old Town apartments on wonderful Wells Street

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1225 Old Town leased up quickly when it opened several years ago, and only a few apartments are typically available for rent. 1225 Old Town’s appeal is easy to grasp. Head a block west of the CTA Red Line stop on Division, then stroll along pedestrian-friendly Wells Street until you reach the tower across from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 10, 2015
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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 ago, but a few are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 6/25/15

State and Chestnut

Four furnished models are available at the new State & Chestnut tower, which recently welcomed its first occupants. Some tiers are fully leased, but early birds can still lock up some of the building’s best and best-priced apartments. Rent and availability info is online. The $450 admin fee will be waived on select floor plans ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 25, 2015
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The ultra-convenient location of 1225 Old Town apartments

Intelligentsia

The new apartments at 1225 Old Town have what some consider the ultimate amenity: a full-service upscale grocer in the building. Plum Market is joined at 1225′s retail level by Intelligentsia Coffee and SoulCycle. Starbucks and a string of bars and restaurants are just across the street. The CTA Red Line stop at Division is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 18, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 6/11/15

McClurg Court

McClurg Court is offering the first month’s rent free when you take occupancy in select corner one-bedrooms on or before July 1. Window walls expand the space in these unusually large apartments, which rent from $1,832 a month. Floor plans and near real-time rent and availability info for McClurg Court’s studio to 2-bedroom apartments can ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 11, 2015
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It’s THE weekend for Old Town apartments and art fairs

Old Town Art Fair

The Old Town Art Fair, one of the best in the country, draws a crowd to view the work of 250 participating artists. The Wells Street Art Festival has less art than the Old Town Art Fair, but more and better music and food. Both of these Chicago traditions take place this Saturday and Sunday, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 10, 2015
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A few sought-after Old Town apartments are available now

1225 OT streetscape

Ever since it opened several years ago 1225 Old Town‘s apartments have rented rapidly. 1225 Old Town currently has a studio available at $2,405 a month and a 1-bedroom at $2,784. A few additional 1-bedrooms will be available for July occupancy. The first 2-bedroom, 2-bath availability, at $4,720 a month, is in August. Take a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 4, 2015
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Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 5/28/15

Kingsbury Plaza

Kingsbury Plaza in River North has a studio available for immediate occupancy and several more for the end of June, mid-July and mid-August. Rents range from $1,815 to $1,872 for 12-month leases. River North’s west77 is offering reduced $7 application fees and $77 admin fees when you lease a currently vacant apartment. Studios start at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 28, 2015
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City living at its best at 1225 Old Town apartments

1225 Old Town

Residents at 1225 Old Town have the upscale Plum Market, Intelligentsia Coffee and Soul Cycle in the building and Starbucks across the street. The CTA Red Line is around the corner and the fabulous pedestrian-friendly strip of bars, restaurants, theaters and shops along Wells Street is outside the front door. Oak Street Beach, Division Street ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015
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A fully-renovated 1-bedroom at Sandburg Village’s Alcott House

1460 Sandburg

Unit 808 at 1460 N Sandburg Terr is all new, open, sunny and ready for you to move in. The newly-renovated kitchen has granite counters, ample cabinet and counter space, and a stainless steel appliance package with a dishwasher, built-in microwave and wine cooler. The kitchen opens to a spacious living / dining area. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2015