YoChicago http://yochicago.com Real estate news, video, guides, blog | homes, apartments, neighborhoods | Chicago & suburbs Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:56:54 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.1.2 New Rolling Meadows townhomes in a hyper-convenient location http://yochicago.com/new-rolling-meadows-townhomes-in-a-hyper-convenient-location/39118/ http://yochicago.com/new-rolling-meadows-townhomes-in-a-hyper-convenient-location/39118/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:56:54 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39118

The real estate market is constantly changing but one constant that doesn’t change is the importance of location.

The new townhomes at Lexington Crossing have a hyper-convenient Rolling Meadows location, less than a minute from Rte 53 and within walking distance of Jewel-Osco, restaurants, public parks and the public library.

The 2- and 3-bedroom homes have two-and-a-half baths, 2-car garages, span 1,603 to 1,913 square feet of living area, and are pre-completion priced from $304,990.

Lexington Crossing is offering a limited-time grand opening special offer of up to $20,000 in options at half-price.

Lexington Homes has been perfecting the art of suiting townhomes to home buyers during more than 40 years of building throughout Chicagoland. The innovative homes at Lexington Crossing have a touch of city style, ultra-smart, open-plan kitchens, spacious layouts and decks or patios that lend themselves to entertaining or just relaxing.

The Lexington Crossing sales and design center is open daily at 3245 Kirchoff Road in Rolling Meadows, 847-299-0500. Buyers can also schedule a walk through very similar homes at Lexington Homes’ recently-completed and sold out community in Morton Grove.

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Forty-eight single-family homes headed for Old Irving Park http://yochicago.com/forty-eight-single-family-homes-headed-for-old-irving-park/39102/ http://yochicago.com/forty-eight-single-family-homes-headed-for-old-irving-park/39102/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:08:52 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39102

Ranquist Development has announced plans to build 48 single-family homes at Addison and Milwaukee in Old Irving Park.

Buyers at Basecamp Old Irving Park can select from two plans: one with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and the other with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. All homes will have detached 2- or 3-car garages and private yards. Pre-completion prices are slated to begin at $479K.


The homes’ interiors will have a clean, contemporary aesthetic and flexible floor plans similar to the ones at Ranquist’s Basecamp River North, which sold out well before completion.


The model, at 455 W Hobbie in the Basecamp River North development, is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 5 and Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 6, or by appointment.

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In Lincoln Park, apartment finders are for apartment losers http://yochicago.com/in-lincoln-park-apartment-finders-are-for-apartment-losers/39107/ http://yochicago.com/in-lincoln-park-apartment-finders-are-for-apartment-losers/39107/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:06:18 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39107

If you’re looking for an apartment in Lincoln Park and working with an apartment finder a/k/a locator a/k/a rental service, you are absolutely certain to lose out on some of the neighborhood’s best apartments.

The Lincoln Park apartment market is tight this season, and a number of major property owners and managers in the neighborhood are not paying commissions to finders and will not allow them to show apartments.

If you want to ensure that you’re seeing the widest selection of Lincoln Park apartments – and the best apartments – you need to contact landlords directly. YoChicago makes it easy for you to do that.

You’ll find links to more than 80 building websites on our Lincoln Park at-a-glance apartment list. The list has links to near real-time rent and availability info for nearly 4 dozen of those buildings, and links to YoChicago video tours of twenty of them. We have detailed, objective reviews online for 21 of the buildings, and our oat-a-glance list links first to the reviews, where you’ll find links to the buildings.

Three-quarters of the buildings on the list are managed by just a half-dozen companies.

  • BJB Properties
  • Jerome H Meyer & Co
  • Lakeview Associates
  • Planned Property
  • Realty & Mortgage
  • Reside Living
  • We may have inadvertently omitted a few buildings from the list, and we’ve deliberately omitted a number that we’ve heard are very poorly managed.

    If you like our lists, pass them along to a friend who’s looking for an apartment. If you have suggestions for making the lists more useful, leave a comment.

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    A rare South Loop one-bedroom with two baths http://yochicago.com/a-rare-south-loop-one-bedroom-with-two-baths/39111/ http://yochicago.com/a-rare-south-loop-one-bedroom-with-two-baths/39111/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:04:48 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39111

    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. The apartments have condo-quality finishes and an in-unit washer / dryer.

    A studio apartment is available in early May for $1,499 a month, and several 2-bedroom, 2-baths are coming available, priced from $2,685.

    Astoria Tower has on-site leasing and management staff, and 24/7 door staff.

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    Video – A bright top-floor Lincoln Park one-bedroom http://yochicago.com/video-a-bright-top-floor-lincoln-park-one-bedroom/39091/ http://yochicago.com/video-a-bright-top-floor-lincoln-park-one-bedroom/39091/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:23:49 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39091

    Unit P11 at 2700 N Halsted is a bright corner 1-bedroom with high ceilings, hardwood floors, a private balcony, a beautiful kitchen, central air, heated garage parking and more. It’s in an elevator building with a fitness room and a roof deck with great skyline views.

    The home has just been listed for sale at $314,900.

    Eric Rojas of Kale Realty is your tour guide in the video.

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    Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 4/24/15 http://yochicago.com/downtown-chicago-apartment-deals-and-finds-42415/39089/ http://yochicago.com/downtown-chicago-apartment-deals-and-finds-42415/39089/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:09:40 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39089

    The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson.

    JeffJack is offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. Apply within 24 hours of your first visit and receive a discounted rate of $199 on reserved monthly parking.

    The new OneEleven apartment tower has a selection of studio apartment starting at $1,857. OneEleven is waiving its $450 admin fee for all apartment types for renters who apply within 48 hours of their first visit.

    K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District is offering parking at $199 a month and is waiving its move-in fee for renters who apply within 24 hours of their first visit.

    Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St in the South Loop has a 1-bedroom for mid-June occupancy at just $1,699, a rare 1-bedroom, 2-bath for mid-May occupancy at $2,023, and a 2-bedroom, 2-bath for early June occupancy at $2,685.

    Echelon, a luxury tower across the street from Jewel in the Fulton River District, is waiving its $450 admin fee for renters who apply within 24 hours of their first visit.

    The West Loop‘s Circa 922 has classic lofts available that have access to the new high-rise’s full suite of amenities.

    Near real-time info about rents and available units can be accessed online.

    All offers, of course, are subject to expiration dates.

    Pass the word to anyone you know who’s looking for an apartment: YoChicago is the go-to source for information about available deals, discounts and infrequently-available apartments.

    Note: This feature includes only YoChicago advertisers.

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    Tour a new 2-bedroom model at Atwater in Streeterville http://yochicago.com/tour-a-new-2-bedroom-model-at-atwater-in-streeterville/39076/ http://yochicago.com/tour-a-new-2-bedroom-model-at-atwater-in-streeterville/39076/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:08:48 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39076

    Atwater, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, is barely 6 years old but it’s upgrading its apartments and amenities and has recently opened two new furnished models to showcase the changes..

    One of the models, Unit 2701, is a corner 2-bedroom, 2-bath with floor-to-ceiling windows, a split-bedroom layout and a sheltered private balcony with lake and city views.

    The kitchen is open to a spacious living / dining area and has a large peninsula, white quartz countertops, an under-mount sink, ample cabinet and counter space and designer finishes.


    The bedrooms also have hardwood flooring. The master suite has room for large furniture and has a bath with a wide vanity with drawers and a walk-in shower, an uncommon feature in Streeterville.


    The second bedroom is modeled as a combination guest room / home office.

    All of the apartments at Atwater have in-unit washer / dryers.

    Currently available studios rent from $1,662 to $2,045, convertibles from $2,209 to $2,334, 1-bedrooms from $2,218 to $3,063 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $3,100 to $3,763.

    Atwater is a full-amenity, high-service, smoke-free, pet-friendly community in a steps-to-everything Streeterville location a block from the new Whole Foods. Atwater’s website gives you the ability to check near real-time rents for available studio to 3-bedroom apartments.

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    Streeterville’s newest apartment tower has spacious studios and convertibles http://yochicago.com/streetervilles-newest-apartment-tower-has-spacious-studios-and-convertibles/39080/ http://yochicago.com/streetervilles-newest-apartment-tower-has-spacious-studios-and-convertibles/39080/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:06:37 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39080

    One of the many advantages of renting in a new apartment community is having a wide selection of homes on different floors with different views. That’s especially appealing when you’re seeking a type of apartment that’s scarce in your preferred neighborhood.

    The recently-opened 52-story North Water apartment tower in Streeterville has eight different studio and convertible layouts for you to choose among. They range in size from 550 to 684 square feet. North Water convertibles span more living space than you’ll find in many one-bedrooms in the neighborhood.

    Studios start at $1,799 and convertibles at $2,089.

    The 550 square foot studio plan, pictured here, is spacious enough to accommodate varied furniture layouts.

    North Water 1-bedrooms rent from $2,499, 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $3,629 and 3-bedrooms with 2 ½ or 3 baths from $8,989.

    North Water is a full-amenity, high-service, pet-friendly and smoke-free community. North Water’s experienced leasing staff can answer your questions or accommodate your pre-arranged or walk-in visit seven days a week.

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    River North apartments in a walk-to-Groupon location http://yochicago.com/river-north-apartments-in-a-walk-to-groupon-location/39086/ http://yochicago.com/river-north-apartments-in-a-walk-to-groupon-location/39086/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:02:08 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39086

    Parc Huron is a luxury apartment tower in a quiet residential pocket of River North – and just a 5-minute walk from the offices of Groupon, Dyson, TD Ameritrade and other major employers at 600 West.

    Parc Huron has a full suite of amenities, service-oriented on-site leasing and management staff and 24/7 door staff. The building is pet-friendly, and there’s a dog-friendly area adjacent to Ward Park.

    Floor plans for Parc Huron’s one- to three-bedroom apartments are available online.

    Parc Huron offices are open daily, from 9 until 6 on Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 to 7 on Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 to 5 on Saturday and noon to 5 on Sunday. Walk-ins are welcome, and no appointment is necessary, but it’s a good idea to call ahead to check rents on available apartments.

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    A celebrity-hosted Soul Cycle benefit at 1225 Old Town apartments http://yochicago.com/a-celebrity-hosted-soul-cycle-benefit-at-1225-old-town-apartments/39083/ http://yochicago.com/a-celebrity-hosted-soul-cycle-benefit-at-1225-old-town-apartments/39083/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:19:30 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39083

    Soul Cycle recently opened at the retail level of the 1225 Old Town apartment tower, joining the upscale Plum Market and Intelligentsia Coffee in the building.

    1225 Old Town raffled a free ticket to a $1,000 per person fundraising event at Soul Cycle for the Born This Way Foundation. Lady Gaga headlined the event, which raised more than $50,000 for the foundation.

    Erika, a 1225 Old Town resident, won the raffle, participated in the event, and sent along this report:

    Lady Gaga was a true class act and seemed very touched by everyone who was there to support her cause. She spoke a couple of times during the ride. We had a dance party in the middle of the room. She hugged and danced with just about everyone!

    It was an amazing event for a great cause! I am incredibly grateful to my leasing office for the wonderful opportunity!

    The opening of Soul Cycle reinforces 1225 Old Town’s emphasis on fitness, expanding the already wide range of options available to 1225 residents.

    1225 Old Town’s amenities suite includes a rooftop pool and sundeck with gas grills, a resident lounge, a business café, a demonstration kitchen, a fully-equipped fitness room, a media room and a rooftop dog run. The building is pet-friendly, smoke-free, and has on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff, and 24/7 door staff.

    Near real-time rent and availability information for the studio to 3-bedroom apartments at 1225 Old Town can be accessed on the building’s website.

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    Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 4/23/15 http://yochicago.com/old-town-river-north-streeterville-and-gold-coast-apartment-deals-and-finds-42315/39073/ http://yochicago.com/old-town-river-north-streeterville-and-gold-coast-apartment-deals-and-finds-42315/39073/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:10:18 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39073

    Parc Huron in River North, is offering a month-and-a-half free rent on select one-bedroom apartments for leases beginning before April 30.

    All of the apartments at Parc Huron have balconies or walk-out terraces, and east-facing ones have spectacular skyline views.

    Chestnut Place, 850 N State, is offering a month’s free rent on newly-renovated vacant apartments.


    Atwater, a newer Streeterville building has two new designer models showcasing its newly-renovated apartments.

    Currently available studios rent from $1,662 to $2,045, convertibles from $2,209 to $2,334, 1-bedrooms from $2,218 to $3,063 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $3,100 to $3,763.

    Hubbard Place, a newer River North high-rise with fabulous amenities, is offering a month’s free rent on select 1-bedrooms.

    For new residents, Hubbard Place pays the initiation fee at the adjacent East Bank Club for new members and offers a $500 gift card to existing members.

    Book an appointment online for any of Planned Property’s dozens of River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park or Lakeview buildings and receive a credit toward your first month’s rent: $100 for a studio, $200 for a 1-bedroom and $300 for a 2- or 3-bedroom.

    The model apartments and on-site leasing office are open daily at North Water, the newest of the new apartment towers in Streeterville. North Water is a full-amenity view building with sweeping vistas in every direction.

    Studios and convertibles have rented quickly at many of the new downtown apartment buildings. North Water has a good selection available, with studios renting from $1,799 and convertibles from $2,069. Floor plans and near real-time availability info can be accessed online.

    Chestnut Tower is offering an $800 move-in bonus on vacant one-bedrooms and $1,200 on vacant two-bedrooms.

    All apartments currently on the market at Chestnut Tower have brand new renovations, including quartz counters, espresso cabinetry, glass tile back splash, wood flooring throughout the living and bedrooms areas and a built-in wine cooler in select apartments. The new wine cooler is featured in the above picture.

    The leasing center for State & Chestnut opened recently at 873 N Rush. Early birds can lock up some of the building’s best and best-priced apartments.

    A one-bedroom is available for mid-June occupancy at $2,195. The $450 admin fee will be waived for this floor plan if you’re a Reside Living resident, a Northwestern or Loyola faculty member or student, or one of a few additional preferred groups. Be sure to ask when you visit the leasing center.

    Kingsbury Plaza in River North is waiving its $400 admin fee and offering $150 a month parking on select units.

    The new Lofts at River East, Streeterville’s only rental loft building, has been leasing up at a sizzling pace. All of the 3-bedrooms, 2-bedroom plus dens, and nearly all of the studios are rented.

    Walton on the Park has large luxury 1-bedrooms for immediate and mid-May occupancy, 2-bedrooms for mid-May occupancy and mid-July occupancy, and 3-bedrooms for mid-May occupancy. Available one-bedrooms start at $3,445, 2-bedrooms at $4,910, and 3-bedrooms at $7,345.

    A 3,400 square foot 4-bedrom plus family room penthouse with 3 ½ baths is available for $13,000 a month.

    Current incentives for these apartments include a rent credit of $450 and six months’ free parking when you apply within 24 hours of your first visit.

    1225 Old Town is fully-leased on studio and convertible apartments and has a very limited number of 1-bedrooms starting at $2,450, 2-bedrooms from $3,200 and 3-bedrooms from $4,800.

    Scott Residences, a new boutique building in Old Town, is 100% leased after moving in its first occupants just last October.

    The first availabilities at the building may occur in late July, depending on lease renewals. If you’re interested, you can sign up for an availability alert by calling 312-643-5211.

    All offers, of course, are subject to expiration dates.

    Pass the word to anyone you know who’s looking for an apartment: YoChicago is the source for information about available deals, price reductions and infrequently-available apartments.

    Check in tomorrow for deals and finds in downtown neighborhoods – the Loop, New East Side, West Loop, South Loop, River West and Fulton River District.

    Note: This feature includes only YoChicago advertisers.

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    Ten fun facts about Evanston’s new E2 Apartments http://yochicago.com/some-fun-facts-about-evanstons-new-e2-apartments/39066/ http://yochicago.com/some-fun-facts-about-evanstons-new-e2-apartments/39066/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:06:34 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39066

    E2 Apartments in Evanston is special in very many ways. Here are a few:

  • E2 is Evanston’s newest apartment community.
  • E2 is Evanston’s largest apartment community.
  • E2 is Evanston’s only two-tower apartment community.
  • E2 is one of only two Evanston apartment communities with 24/7 door staff.
  • E2 has the only basketball court in an Evanston apartment building.
  • E2 is the closest apartment building to the Evanston farmers market.
  • E2 is the closest new building to the Northwestern campus.
  • E2 has the most Northwestern shuttle routes at its front door.
  • E2 has the only townhomes that have access to high-rise amenities.
  • On May 5 through 7, E2 will host the first-ever designer showcase of Evanston model apartments.
  • E2 is a full-amenity, high-service, pet-friendly new community with studio to 3-bedroom apartments and townhomes. The on-site leasing office is open daily at 1890 Maple Ave.

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    Lakeview’s best apartments are at Halsted Flats http://yochicago.com/lakeviews-best-apartments-are-at-halsted-flats/39062/ http://yochicago.com/lakeviews-best-apartments-are-at-halsted-flats/39062/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:04:03 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39062

    Until Halsted Flats opened just over a year ago renters had to take a regretful pass on Lakeview if they wanted to live in a full-amenity, pet-friendly high-rise with luxury apartment finishes.

    Halsted Flats residents enjoy a sprawling landscaped pool deck with a whirlpool, multiple seating areas and gas grills. A resident lounge and demonstration kitchen are adjacent to the pool deck. The building has a fully-equipped fitness center and a rooftop dog run with skyline views.

    Apartments boast hardwood floors, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit washer / dryers, private outdoor space and showplace kitchens and baths.

    Halsted Flats is at 3740 N Halsted, a block from Whole Foods, steps from bars, restaurants, theaters and public transit, and walking distance from Wrigley Field and Lincoln Park.

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    New West Loop apartments close to Whole Foods and Graziano’s http://yochicago.com/new-west-loop-apartments-close-to-whole-foods-and-grazianos/39060/ http://yochicago.com/new-west-loop-apartments-close-to-whole-foods-and-grazianos/39060/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:02:40 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39060

    You’ve heard that Whole Foods has opened its new West Loop store at 1 N Halsted St, three short blocks east of the new apartments and lofts at Circa 922.

    Whole Foods is the new kid on the block, but there’s an old kid on the same block as Circa 922: JJ.P. Graziano Grocery. Graziano’s has been on the block since 1937, and it’s currently run by the fourth generation of the founding family. Graziano’s has a selection of imported cheeses, olive oils, pastas, beans and more – and they serve up a great sub sandwich.

    Graziano’s is one of the one-of-a-kind, locally-owned businesses that give the West Loop its distinctively urban flavor.


    Circa 922 is a full-amenity new high-rise paired with a classic West Loop loft building a short half-block south of Randolph Street’s restaurant row.

    You’ll find near real-time information about rents and available units at Circa 922′s website, or you can visit the on-site leasing office at 922 W Washington. It’s open daily.

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    Enjoy the best of River North at OneEleven Apartments http://yochicago.com/enjoy-the-best-of-river-north-at-oneeleven-apartments/39071/ http://yochicago.com/enjoy-the-best-of-river-north-at-oneeleven-apartments/39071/#comments Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:39:32 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39071

    Chicago’s River North neighborhood has a well-deserved reputation as having a varied and exciting dining and nightlife scene, and luxury apartments that offer a short walk to Loop offices.

    Residents of OneEleven Apartments, the new luxury apartment tower in the Loop, enjoy a short walk to many of River North’s most popular dining and nightlife venues, which are just across the Chicago River – and a shorter walk to Loop offices.

    Visit Club OneEleven, pictured above, and step out on the riverfront terrace, for a view of the outdoor decks at the great restaurants that line the river. You’ll immediately grasp how close you are to the best of River North.

    OneEleven is smoke-free and pet-friendly. The community has on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff and 24/7 door staff.

    Floor plans and near real-time availability info for OneEleven’s studio to 3-bedroom apartments can be accessed online. Leasing office staff can be contacted at 773-527-7347. Inquire about currently available incentive offers.

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    Help wanted – Apartment customer service manager http://yochicago.com/help-wanted-%e2%80%93-apartment-customer-service-manager/39056/ http://yochicago.com/help-wanted-%e2%80%93-apartment-customer-service-manager/39056/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:39:52 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39056


    This is something new for YoChicago – a help wanted posting from Planned Property Management, one of our advertisers.

    We’ve been hearing a number of requests recently from advertisers who are expanding and looking to hire new staff. As a reader and advertiser service, we’ll be offering free help wanted postings to our advertisers.

    Here are the details of a Planned Property job opening for a Customer Service Manager:

    Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your sales talents and your winning personality into a rewarding long-term position? Join our team today! We are a leader in Chicago apartment management, with residential communities in Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast and River North. We are currently seeking dynamic and personable Customer Service Managers to present our properties to prospective residents.

    We own our properties and are proud to live where we work—these are extremely marketable, well-maintained properties in Chicago’s most desirable locations—so you will have the security of working for a long-term and still growing company. You will find a work environment that is not only fun and supportive, but that also has a sense of friendly competition.

    Job responsibilities
    As a Customer Service Manager, your primary duty will be to keep our residents happy and exceed their expectations.

    Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Interface with current residents to ensure resident satisfaction
  • Resident retention
  • Issuing work orders
  • Selling the community to prospective residents
  • Marketing the concept of apartment living to the community
  • Leading prospective residents on tours of apartments
  • Processing lease applications
  • Initiating correspondence and following up with all prospective residents
  • Maintaining good resident relations
  • Assisting with property management (tenant work requests, guest parking, etc.
  • Job requirements
    As a Customer Service Manager, you must have a dynamic personality, ability to work independently, and the highest professional standards. You must also have the ability to work well as part of a team. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills are vital to success in this field.

    Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Minimum 2 years of strong work history; background in retail, hotel front desk, customer service, luxury retail, or restaurant hosting, a plus
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor and
  • appearance
  • Availability to work weekends
  • College degree, preferred
  • Reliable transportation and driver’s license, a plus
  • Benefits

    As a Customer Service Manager, you will be part of a solid and established organization with a commitment to a fun, friendly, and professional atmosphere, both in our offices and throughout our communities. Your hard work and professional dedication will be recognized and rewarded with competitive compensation and an aggressive benefits package.

    Here is just some of what we have to offer with a full-time position:

  • Health and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability plan
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation
  • Training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Sales contests
  • Direct deposit
  • Respond to:
    Submit your resume and a cover letter to help@ppmapartments.com.

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    Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 4/22/15 http://yochicago.com/lincoln-park-and-lakeview-apartment-deals-and-finds-42215/39042/ http://yochicago.com/lincoln-park-and-lakeview-apartment-deals-and-finds-42215/39042/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:08:41 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=39042

    Eugenie Terrace is Lincoln Park’s only full-amenity luxury rental high-rise.

    Eugenie Terrace has a very rare 2 bedroom combined with a studio as a 3 bedroom, 3 full bath apartment on the southwest corner of the 23rd floor. It’s one of only two 3-bedroom apartments in the tower, and features in-unit, full-size washer and dryer, upgraded baths and kitchen, and floor-to-ceiling bay windows in all rooms with unobstructed skyline and Lincoln Park / Old Town neighborhood views. The apartment is available for mid-May occupancy at $4,804 plus utilities.

    Eugenie Terrace also has an 1,800 square foot 2-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome featuring 2 full levels of living space, a separate dining area and private outdoor patio. It has access to all of the tower’s amenities and is available at $4,849 for immediate occupancy.

    Eugenie Terrace is offering a “look and lease” special of reduced move-in fees for renters who apply within 24 hours of their initial visit.

    BJB Properties has completely renovated studios starting at $855 a month at 3838 North Broadway. Three furnished models are available for viewing.

    BJB Properties has dozens of additional renovated properties in prime lakefront neighborhoods.

    Reside on Barry in Lakeview East has a renovated 2-bedroom available with a large living room, granite counters, a dishwasher, good closet space and southern views. The rent: $2,095. The building is steps from a CVS pharmacy, a 7-Eleven, restaurants, bars and the Broadway bus.


    The pet-friendly Park Lincoln by Reside has been undergoing a makeover and has several completely renovated apartments available for first-occupancy.

    The apartments have features you don’t often see in Lincoln Park, including in-unit washer / dryer, granite counters, dishwasher, a balcony and a retro brick wall. Unit 301, a 1-bedroom, is available for $1,851.

    Reside on Surf has a northeast corner 1-bedroom with lake views, hardwood floors throughout, and great closets. It spans more than 1,000 square feet and rents for $1,878 a month.

    Reside Living has dozens more properties in prime lakefront locations.


    Planned Property has a studio available for $970 at 544 W Melrose, steps from the Melrose Restaurant.

    Book an appointment online for any of Planned Property’s dozens of River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park or Lakeview buildings and receive a credit toward your first month’s rent: $100 for studios, $200 for 1-bedrooms and $300 for 2- and 3-bedrooms.

    Planned is also waiving dog fees at 3130 Lake Shore Drive and 2756 Pine Grove.

    Halsted Flats opened a year ago as the first new full-amenity rental tower built in Lakeview in decades.

    Halsted Flats is offering a “Look and Lease” special. Agree to lease any currently available studio to 3-bedroom apartment the day of your first tour and the building will waive its $400 admin fee. For a limited time you can also qualify for a discounted pet fee.

    All offers, of course, are subject to expiration dates.

    Pass the word to anyone you know who’s looking for an apartment: YoChicago is the source for info about available deals, discounts and infrequently-available apartments.

    Check in tomorrow for deals and finds in River North, Old Town, the Gold Coast and Streeterville.

    Note: This feature includes only YoChicago advertisers.

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    Free rent at JeffJack in the West Loop http://yochicago.com/free-rent-at-jeffjack-in-the-west-loop-2/39046/ http://yochicago.com/free-rent-at-jeffjack-in-the-west-loop-2/39046/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:06:20 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39046

    Jeff Jack, a new apartment tower at 601 W Jackson in the West Loop, is nearly two-thirds leased after only a few months on the market.

    JeffJack is offering a month’s free rent on select one- and two-bedroom apartments, and $199 reserved monthly parking for renters who apply within 48 hours of their first visit.

    JeffJack has furnished models available for viewing.

    Jeff Jack is a full-amenity, pet-friendly community. Floor plans are available online. The on-site leasing office is open daily at 601 W Jackson.

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    73 East Lake apartments emphasize style http://yochicago.com/73-east-lake-apartments-emphasize-style/39049/ http://yochicago.com/73-east-lake-apartments-emphasize-style/39049/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:05:17 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39049

    Style is a matter of detail, and the attention to detail at the new 73 East Lake apartments results in a sophisticated look you’ll want to see.

    Details you rarely see in new apartments include a built-in desk.

    Espresso-colored kitchen cabinets beautifully complement white quartz countertops and a black faucet and under-mount sink.


    The oversized baths have designer cabinetry, lighting and fixtures.

    In paying attention to detail, 73 East Lake doesn’t overlook the big picture. The apartment layouts are attractive and very livable.

    The extensive amenities at 73 East Lake include a year-round indoor pool and fitness center, a media room, a business center, sprawling resident lounges and a private dog run. Large outdoor terraces on the 9th floor and rooftop level, are ideal for relaxing in the summer sun or grilling a steak for dinner.

    73 East Lake is pet-friendly and has on-site leasing and management staff and 24/7 door staff.

    73 East Lake has convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments available for immediate occupancy.

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    Furnished luxury apartments at River North’s One Superior Place http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-river-norths-one-superior-place/39052/ http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-river-norths-one-superior-place/39052/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:02:56 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39052

    One Superior Place is a full-service, high-amenity luxury apartment tower in a hyper-convenient, hyper-fun River North location.

    Suite Home Chicago offers furnished corporate apartments at One Superior Place with everything you need to feel at home, and hotel-like services to ensure your comfort.

    Join YoChicago in the video for a tour of the location, the building and two high-floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments.

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    Wish-list-come-true apartments in a prime Lincoln Park location http://yochicago.com/wish-list-come-true-apartments-in-a-prime-lincoln-park-location/39039/ http://yochicago.com/wish-list-come-true-apartments-in-a-prime-lincoln-park-location/39039/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:07:04 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39039

    At Park Lincoln by Reside you can live in a prime Lincoln Park location in a pet-friendly new apartment with everything on your wish list.

    Your spacious and sunny Park Lincoln apartment has a private balcony with a view, in-unit washer / dryer, hardwood floors throughout, a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a glass-tile backsplash and great cabinet and counter space, and a new bath with a large vanity.

    Your 1-bedroom or convertible Park Lincoln apartment comes with all the perks and extras that Reside Living residents enjoy.

    Join YoChicago in the video for a brief tour of the building, the apartments and the location.

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    Video – Tour renovated apartments in Lakeview East http://yochicago.com/video-%e2%80%93-tour-renovated-apartments-in-lakeview-east/39028/ http://yochicago.com/video-%e2%80%93-tour-renovated-apartments-in-lakeview-east/39028/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:08:48 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39028

    The Belmont by Reside has a prime location at Sheridan and Belmont, just across from Belmont Harbor in Lakeview East.

    The Belmont has been completely and stylishly renovated and offers a rich array of amenities and beautifully updated studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments.

    Join YoChicago in the video for a look at the building, the apartments and the location.

    Floor plans and near real-time info about rents and available apartments can be accessed online.

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    Today’s apartment deal: Look and lease a great view in the Fulton River District http://yochicago.com/todays-apartment-deal-look-and-lease-a-great-view-in-the-fulton-river-district/39026/ http://yochicago.com/todays-apartment-deal-look-and-lease-a-great-view-in-the-fulton-river-district/39026/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:08:14 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39026

    Echelon‘s location in the Fulton River District affords residents spectacular views in every direction..


    The northeast and northwest exposures offer a dramatic look at the changing face of the city.

    Once you’ve seen the views you’ll want to take advantage of today’s deal: lease an apartment within 24 hours of your first visit and the $450 admin fee will be waived.

    Pet-owning residents appreciate having a dog park adjacent to the building,.

    Echelon is a full-amenity, high-service, smoke free community with on-site leasing, management and maintenance staff and 24/7 door staff.

    Floor plans and near real-time availability info for Echelon’s studio to 2-bedroom apartments can be accessed online.

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    South Loop condo sales accelerate http://yochicago.com/south-loop-condo-sales-accelerate/39033/ http://yochicago.com/south-loop-condo-sales-accelerate/39033/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:05:49 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39033

    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 week the sales office will be moving on-site and two additional furnished models are slated to open next week.


    With the advent of warm weather, the fabulous restaurant / bar cluster in the 1300 block of Wabash will open outdoors. A few steps north of 1345 Wabash you’ll find Gioco, Zapatista, Asian Outpost, Flo & Santos and The Scout.

    1345 Wabash has a steps-to-everything South Loop location. One-bedroom condos at 1345 Wabash start at $228,900 and two-bedrooms at $290,900.

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    Park Ridge townhomes hit the 50% sold mark http://yochicago.com/park-ridge-townhomes-hit-the-50-sold-mark/39030/ http://yochicago.com/park-ridge-townhomes-hit-the-50-sold-mark/39030/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:03:07 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39030

    At Park Ridge Place Lexington Homes, one of Chicagoland’s most experienced builders, is crafting just 16 townhomes that will delight both first-time buyers and long-time homeowners looking to right-size. Fifty percent of the homes have been sold.

    Park Ridge Place is a gated community of 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhomes priced from $379,490. The homes span 1,758 to 1,913 square feet and include private outdoor space and a 2-car garage.

    The community is located on Dee Road, just south of Touhy Ave and a quarter-mile from the highly-rated Maine South High School. The Dee Road and downtown Park Ridge Metra stations are each just over a mile from Park Ridge Place. Expressway access is nearby.

    The sales office for Park Ridge Place is open daily at 100 S Dee Rd in Park Ridge. For more information, or to make an appointment, visit the community’s website or call 847-232-7711.

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    Furnished luxury apartments at The Shoreham at Lakeshore East http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-the-shoreham-at-lakeshore-east/39022/ http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-the-shoreham-at-lakeshore-east/39022/#comments Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:02:15 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39022

    The Shoreham is a full-service, high-amenity luxury apartment tower in Lakeshore East, a self-contained community just east of the Loop.

    Suite Home Chicago offers furnished corporate apartments at The Shoreham with everything you need to feel at home, and hotel-like services to ensure your comfort.

    Join YoChicago for a tour of The Shoreham and of a studio and a top-floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath.

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    Tour a sunny North Center one-bedroom condo http://yochicago.com/tour-a-sunny-north-center-one-bedroom-condo/39019/ http://yochicago.com/tour-a-sunny-north-center-one-bedroom-condo/39019/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:04:10 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39019

    The vintage first-floor one-bedroom at 3718 N Hoyne has an open flow, large east- and west-facing windows, hardwood floors throughout and central air.

    The home has a nicely-updated kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens to a nice-sized outdoor deck overlooking the back yards of adjacent single-family homes.

    Free laundry is one floor down in the basement.

    The home has just come on the market at $219,000.

    Eric Rojas of Kale Realty is your host in the video.

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    Furnished luxury apartments at The Tides at Lakeshore East http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-the-tides-at-lakeshore-east/39016/ http://yochicago.com/furnished-luxury-apartments-at-the-tides-at-lakeshore-east/39016/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 05:02:41 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39016

    The Tides is a full-service, high-amenity luxury apartment tower in Lakeshore East, a self-contained community just east of the Loop.

    Suite Home Chicago offers furnished corporate apartments at The Tides with everything you need to feel at home, and hotel-like services to ensure your comfort.

    Join YoChicago for a tour of a spectacular, 50th floor 2-bedroom, 2-bath in the video.

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    Rent online at Streeterville’s newest luxury apartments http://yochicago.com/rent-online-at-streetervilles-newest-luxury-apartments/39012/ http://yochicago.com/rent-online-at-streetervilles-newest-luxury-apartments/39012/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:08:23 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39012

    North Water, Streeterville‘s newest luxury apartment tower, has a superb location, a stellar amenities suite, a high level of resident service, top-tier apartment finishes and fabulous lake or city views from every apartment.


    Make North Water the first stop on your apartment, hunt and it’s likely to be your last stop. You’ll leave feeling confident that it’s an ideal choice, and elated at the time that you’ve saved.

    You’ll find floor plans and near real-time rent and availability information online,. Find the floor plan that’s right for you before your visit.


    You can, of course, skip a site visit and complete your application online, feeling secure in the knowledge that you’ll love living at North Water.

    North Water is pet-friendly and smoke-free. North Water’s experienced leasing staff can answer your questions or accommodate your pre-arranged or walk-in visit seven days a week.

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    Everyone has a river view at the new OneEleven Apartments http://yochicago.com/everyone-has-a-river-view-at-the-new-oneeleven-apartments/39010/ http://yochicago.com/everyone-has-a-river-view-at-the-new-oneeleven-apartments/39010/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:06:40 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39010

    Residents who opt for a south-facing city view at the new OneEleven Apartments can join their north-facing neighbors on the 28th floor terrace overlooking the Chicago River.

    The sprawling terrace ensures that all OneEleven residents have access to spectacular river views.

    OneEleven has a lavish and extensive amenities package that includes an indoor pool that opens to a multi-level sundeck with space for grilling.

    OneEleven is smoke-free and pet-friendly. The community has on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff and 24/7 door staff.

    Floor plans and near real-time availability info can be accessed online. Leasing office staff can be contacted at 773-527-7347. Inquire about currently available incentive offers.

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    Tour a furnished model at 1345 Wabash http://yochicago.com/tour-a-furnished-model-at-1345-wabash/39008/ http://yochicago.com/tour-a-furnished-model-at-1345-wabash/39008/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:04:21 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39008

    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 element of the home’s aesthetic. The living area has a wall of windows and an opening to a private balcony.

    The kitchen has good cabinet and counter space, white quartz counters, an under-mount sink, and a stainless steel appliance package that includes a gas range and a built-in microwave. All of the homes have in-unit washer / dryer hookups.


    Each of the oversized baths has a floating vanity. The secondary bath has a walk-in shower.

    For a limited time buyers can still enjoy the ability to individualize their home to reflect their personal style.

    1345 Wabash has a steps-to-everything South Loop location. One-bedroom condos at 1345 Wabash start at $228,900 and two-bedrooms at $290,900. The sales and design center is open at 1620 S Michigan Ave.

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    Rent a West Loop loft steps from restaurants, street fairs http://yochicago.com/rent-a-west-loop-loft-steps-from-restaurants-street-fairs/39003/ http://yochicago.com/rent-a-west-loop-loft-steps-from-restaurants-street-fairs/39003/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:30:50 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39003

    Circa 922 is a full-amenity new high-rise paired with a classic West Loop loft building a short half-block south of Randolph Street’s restaurant row.


    Circa 922 satisfies renters seeking a loft aesthetic or a contemporary vibe.

    Circa 922 residents can enjoy a taste of Randolph Street’s fabled restaurants year-round or sample them to the sound of dozens of bands at the upcoming Taste of Randolph Street festival.

    Residents who’ve been inspired by Randolph restaurant recipes can pick up the ingredients at the new West Loop Whole Foods, a few short blocks east of Circa 922.

    Near real-time info about rents and available units can be accessed online. The on-site leasing office is open daily at 922 W Washington.

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    Spacious Lakeview East apartments steps from the park http://yochicago.com/spacious-lakeview-east-apartments-steps-from-the-park/38994/ http://yochicago.com/spacious-lakeview-east-apartments-steps-from-the-park/38994/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:06:09 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38994

    The contemporary high-rise at 350 West Oakdale has studio and one-bedrooms currently available.

    The apartments have all new wood-look floors, all new windows, good closet space and spacious rooms. Studios rent from $1,100 and one-bedrooms from $1,450.


    350 West Oakdale has a fitness room and a business center with free Wi-Fi. There’s also a laundry room, and personal and bike storage space. The building has on-site covered reserved parking – a scarce amenity in this part of Lakeview.

    Bars and restaurants are in abundant supply along Diversey, two short blocks south. Go Grocer is across the street. Lincoln Park is just to the east and Saint Joseph Hospital is a short block south.

    The #151 bus stops at the corner and connects to the Loop via Michigan Ave. The #76 bus connects to the CTA Brown Line stop at Diversey.

    Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in prime River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview East locations. Book an appointment online and you’ll receive a $300 discount on your first month’s rent.

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    Corner two-bedrooms where the Gold Coast meets River North http://yochicago.com/corner-two-bedrooms-where-the-gold-coast-meets-river-north/38996/ http://yochicago.com/corner-two-bedrooms-where-the-gold-coast-meets-river-north/38996/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:04:05 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38996

    Chestnut Place has an enviable location at 850 N State St, at the intersection of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. Shops, bars, restaurants, parks and public transportation options are abundant, just steps from the building.

    Chestnut Place currently has a selection of northwest corner 2-bedroom, bath-and-a-half apartments renting from just $2,521 a month.

    The apartments have very livable floor plans, starting with a welcoming foyer large enough for a desk.

    Kitchens have ample cabinet and counter space and open into a well-defined dining area with a window. The dining area flows into a large living area. The apartments have unusually good closet space and both bedrooms are generously sized.

    Chestnut Place is pet-friendly, non-smoking and has on-site leasing and management staff, and 24/7 door staff.

    Floor plans and near real-time availability info can be accessed online.

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    Spacious Streeterville one-bedrooms at Atwater http://yochicago.com/spacious-streeterville-one-bedrooms-at-atwater/39000/ http://yochicago.com/spacious-streeterville-one-bedrooms-at-atwater/39000/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:02:30 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=39000

    The Atwater tower in Streeterville is known for its larger-than-average apartments.

    The west-facing D-plan one-bedrooms, for example, span more than 800 square feet. Open-plan kitchens and floor-to-ceiling windows make the space feel even larger.

    Atwater has a few D plan one-bedrooms coming available early in May and early in June. The units will have brand new finishes, including hardwood floors throughout. Upgraded kitchens will include quartz counters, under-mount sinks, designer fixtures and glass tile backsplashes.

    The D plan one-bedrooms rent from $2,343 to $2,373 per month on a 12- to 15-month lease. Atwater studios rent from $1,753 to $2,017, convertibles from $2,209 to $2,334, 1-bedrooms from $2,228 to $3,063 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $3,182 to $3,763.

    The new Streeterville Whole Foods is a block from Atwater.

    Atwater is a full-amenity, high-service, smoke-free, pet-friendly community in a steps-to-everything Streeterville location. Atwater’s website gives you the ability to check near real-time rents for available studio to 3-bedroom apartments.

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    Lakeview’s Halsted Flats has dog-friendly convertibles http://yochicago.com/lakeviews-halsted-flats-has-dog-friendly-convertibles/38998/ http://yochicago.com/lakeviews-halsted-flats-has-dog-friendly-convertibles/38998/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 05:02:00 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38998

    The new Halsted Flats is the only Lakeview building with downtown amenities and services.

    Residents enjoy a sprawling landscaped pool deck with a whirlpool, multiple seating areas and gas grills. A resident lounge and demonstration kitchen are adjacent to the pool deck. The building has a fully-equipped fitness center and a rooftop dog run with skyline views.

    Halsted Flats has a selection of convertible apartments available on dog-friendly floors with move-in dates throughout the month of May, at prices ranging from $1,592 to $1,747. Price and availability change frequently, so it’s a good idea to contact the leasing office for up-to-date info.

    Halsted Flats is at 3740 N Halsted, a block from Whole Foods, steps from bars, restaurants, theaters and public transit, and walking distance from Wrigley Field and Lincoln Park.

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    The riverfront park at River North’s Parc Huron apartments http://yochicago.com/the-riverfront-park-at-river-norths-parc-huron-apartments/38992/ http://yochicago.com/the-riverfront-park-at-river-norths-parc-huron-apartments/38992/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:56:13 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38992

    Residents at Parc Huron have ready access to one of River North‘s scarcest amenities: quiet, uncrowded park space.

    The 3-acre Montgomery Ward Park on the Chicago River is directly across the street from Parc Huron.


    Ward Park is primarily a passive recreation space, but it does have an excellent children’s playground and it hosts a number of Night out in the Parks events. Peet’s Coffee and a 7-Eleven are at the south end of the park.

    Parc Huron has a full suite of amenities, service-oriented on-site leasing and management staff and 24/7 door staff. The building is pet-friendly, and there’s a dog-friendly area adjacent to Ward Park.

    Floor plans for Parc Huron’s one- to three-bedroom apartments are available online.

    Parc Huron offices are open daily, from 9 until 6 on Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 to 7 on Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 to 5 on Saturday and noon to 5 on Sunday. Walk-ins are welcome, and no appointment is necessary, but it’s a good idea to call ahead to check rents on available apartments.

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    The must-see pool deck at K2 apartments http://yochicago.com/the-must-see-pool-deck-at-k2-apartments/38989/ http://yochicago.com/the-must-see-pool-deck-at-k2-apartments/38989/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:25:33 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38989

    If a pool and sundeck are on the must-have list for your next apartment, the pool deck at K2 is a must-see.

    The south-facing deck hosts a large pool, a whirlpool and cabanas, and serves up great views of the nearby Loop skyline.

    A bridge from the K2 pool deck connects to Jewel-Osco, where you can grab a beef or salmon or veggie steak and toss it on one of the deck’s gas-fired grills.

    You can dine al fresco at the fire pit adjacent to the grills.

    K2 has sleek new apartments with great views, hardwood floors, high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, designer kitchens and baths, and in-unit washer / dryers.

    K2 is a full-amenity, high-service, pet-friendly luxury community. You can access studio to 3-bedroom floor plans and near real-time info about available apartments and rents at K2′s website.

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    A first look at the JeffJack amenities level http://yochicago.com/a-first-look-at-the-jeffjack-amenities-level/38986/ http://yochicago.com/a-first-look-at-the-jeffjack-amenities-level/38986/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:32:41 +0000 Joe Zekas http://yochicago.com/?p=38986

    The new Jeff Jack apartments in the West Loop are nearly two-thirds leased after only a few months on the market. JeffJack is continuing to offer a month’s free rent on select one- and two-bedroom apartments.

    I stopped by yesterday for a look at the 15th floor amenities at JeffJack, which were complete except for a few finishing touches.

    The resident lounge spans a large area, and floor-to-ceiling windows make it seem even larger.


    Furniture groupings facilitate small gatherings, bringing the space to a more intimate scale.

    The views from the lounge bring you into close contact with the West Loop’s wonderfully varied architecture.


    The fitness room is one of the areas that was nearing its final state. The colorful view from the cardio equipment will encourage usage.


    JeffJack has a skylit indoor pool and whirlpool with floor-to-ceiling accordion windows that open the space to the outdoors. The adjacent sun deck has multiple grilling areas.

    The sun deck overlooks a green roof and private dog run atop the parking garage.

    JeffJack also has a business center with a conference room, and a media room.

    Jeff Jack is a full-amenity, pet-friendly community. Floor plans are available online, and the Jeff Jack leasing office is open daily at 601 W Jackson.

    Note: JeffJack is a YoChicago advertiser.

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    Rent a new Evanston townhome with high-rise amenities http://yochicago.com/rent-a-new-evanston-townhome-with-high-rise-amenities/38982/ http://yochicago.com/rent-a-new-evanston-townhome-with-high-rise-amenities/38982/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:08:22 +0000 sponsored post http://yochicago.com/?p=38982

    The new E2 Apartments in downtown Evanston has a variety of studio to 3-bedroom single-level floor plans and 3-bedroom, 2 ½ and 3 ½ bath tri-level townhomes.

    The townhomes front Central Street, and open to a welcoming foyer.

    The homes have hardwood floors, large windows and high ceilings. Kitchens have ample cabinet and counter space, quartz countertops, under-mount sinks, glass mosaic tile backsplashes and a stainless steel appliance package with a gas range.

    The top-floor master suite has an oversized bath with double-bowl vanity and separate tub and walk-in shower. The master suite has a private roof deck.

    Parking couldn’t be more convenient. Townhome residents are assigned a garage space adjacent to the back door of their home.


    Townhome residents have access to E2′s amenities and services, which rival anything you’ll find in the newest Chicago apartment communities, and surpass most.

    Floor plans and near real-time availability info can be accessed online.

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