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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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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
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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
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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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Affordable South Loop one-bedrooms available now

Park Michigan

Yesterday’s warm weather offered residents of Park Michigan the chance to head across the street to Grant Park, Chicago’s magnificent front yard. Jewel-Osco, Trader Joe’s and the CTA Roosevelt Rd hub are within a block of Park Michigan, and dozens of restaurants and bars are within a few minutes’ walk. Park Michigan has one-bedrooms renting ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 17, 2015
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South Loop Market slates spring opening at The LEX Apartments

South Loop Market

Residents at the luxury lofts and apartments at The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, can look forward to the spring opening of the fourth South Loop Market location in their building. The popular, family-run business is a convenience store that offers a wide enough selection of groceries and staples to minimize trips to the supermarket. Beyond ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 10, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Stylish, affordable new condos with great West Loop access

CTA Roosevelt Rd

Office expansion in the West Loop, headlined by Google’s impending move to 1K Fulton, has been garnering a lot of attention recently. If you work in the West Loop and want a stylish, affordable, new-construction condo you have a South Loop option with quick and convenient public transit access to the West Loop. The new ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – a corner 2-bedroom at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower owes its popularity to a steps-to-everything South Loop location, a full suite of amenities, a high level resident service, and apartments with great layouts and condo-quality finishes. There are currently only two units available for rent at Astoria Tower. One is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner with the popular split-bedroom and a large balcony. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Designer finishes at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

The new rental towers sprouting up in downtown Chicago boast of having “condo quality finishes.” The new condos at 1345 Wabash can rightfully lay claim to finishes that raise the definition of “condo quality” to a new level, at monthly ownership costs well below the rent at a new apartment tower. The finish brands at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

South Loop condo construction update

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1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in Chicago in the past half-dozen years, is nearing completion and first occupancies are slated for early spring. 1345 Wabash was designed by the award-winning firm of Brininstool + Lynch. The developer, CMK Companies, is one of Chicago’s leading real estate firms with a strong track record ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Hyper-convenient South Loop apartments

Park Michigan

City life is more fun when you live across the street from Grant Park and grocery shopping, a public transit hub, and a ton of bars and restaurants are a short walk away. The Park Michigan apartment tower has a stellar South Loop location across from Grant Park and steps from grocery shopping, dozens of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 18, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1345 Wabash condos will help you burst the rent bubble

1345 Wabash

If the rapidly rising rents of the past few years have you questioning whether it’s time to buy, it’s time for you to meet the friendly, professional and knowledgeable sales staff at the new 1345 Wabash condos. 1345 Wabash has a stellar South Loop location, high-style finishes, out-of-the-ordinary architecture and attractive rent vs own numbers. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 12, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visit to three new South Loop apartment sites

1000 S Clark St

I stopped by three South Loop construction sites yesterday for a brief look. The sixth floor of 1000 S Clark is nearing completion and work has begun on the seventh floor of JDL Development‘s 469-unit, 29-story apartment tower. Foundation work is continuing on Golub & Co‘s 41-story, 397 unit apartment tower at 1001 S State. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 11, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New CTA Green Line station opens near The LEX apartments

Cermak rendering Green Line

Residents at The LEX, a luxury apartment tower in the South Loop, enjoy great access to public transportation via nearby bus, Red Line and Metra stops, and convenient access to Lake Shore Drive and the city’s expressway grid. Yesterday’s opening of a new Green Line station at Cermak Rd, two short blocks from The LEX, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New South Loop condos have great transportation access

CTA

The new condos at 1345 Wabash in the South Loop have Trader Joe’s and Jewel-Osco just over a block north, close proximity to Grant Park and the Museum Campus, and dozens of bars and restaurants, including a half-dozen on the same block, within a short walk. Dealing with the daily commute, however, is often more ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 3, 2015