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Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 3/25/15

Eugenie Terrace

3838 North Broadway has just undergone a complete renovation and has stylish new studios available from $855 a month. 2756 North Pine Grove is waiving its dog deposit and dog rent and offering $300 off the 1st month’s rent on rehabbed one-bedrooms renting from $1,425 and rehabbed two-bedrooms that start ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 25, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Completely-renovated apartments near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus

1246 Pratt model

1246 West Pratt has a classic façade, but everything inside is new. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

West Loop apartment deals about to do a disappearing act

Circa 922

The West Loop‘s Circa 922 is offering deals on the few apartments that remain available at the new high-rise. For 14-month leases that begin prior to May 15, Circa 922 is offering 2 months’ free rent on studios, a month free on one-bedrooms and one-and-a-half free months on two-bedrooms. Circa ...

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

Riverfront luxury at OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven Apartments

When the weather warms up, the residents at the new OneEleven Apartments will have front row 50-yard line seats for the best show in town: the scene along the Chicago River. Better yet, OneEleven’s walk-to-everything location affords residents time to enjoy the show. The river will soon begin to come ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, surrounded by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2

The Fulton River District, home to Carnivale, Paramount Room, The Dawson, La Scarola, Piccolo Sogno, Emmit’s Irish Pub and a host of other restaurants and bars, is also where you’ll find K2 Apartments. The Fulton River District is bordered by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods: the West Loop, River West, River North ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015

Chicago rental service deceptions, net rent edition

Streeterville

Advertising a lower rent than what’s actually available in a building is only one of the many ways that Chicago rental services trawl for renters. Advertising a “net rent” when a building is offering a month or more of free rent is another way to deceive unsophisticated renters into calling ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 24, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New Streeterville studios with spectacular lake views

North Water

The just-opened North Water apartment tower in Streeterville has a tier of east-facing studios with views of Lake Michigan. The studios are on the 16th through 45th floors, accommodating a variety of view preferences. Rent ranges upwards from $1,798 a month. The apartments have hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and in-unit ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

New high-amenity apartments steps from Millennium Park

73 East Lake

73 East Lake, a new luxury apartment tower in the Loop, boasts an amenities package that rivals the offerings in much larger buildings. The convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments at 73 East Lake also stand out. They’re spacious and have very livable floor plans, designer finishes and built-in desks. Convertible ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Free rent at new West Loop apartments

JeffJack

JeffJack, a new luxury apartment tower, has an attractive close-to-everything West Loop location east of the expressway. JeffJack is leasing up rapidly and is currently offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with a loft aesthetic and highly-functional floor plans. JeffJack is a full-amenity, pet-friendly community. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Crain’s deeply misleading article on Lincoln Park’s population

Lincoln Park aerial

Today’s Crain’s brings this apparently-startling statistic: Indeed, just a few miles from the heart of the Loop lies a neighborhood that, despite a rich history, beautiful architecture and quick access to the second-largest business district in America, has lost 40 percent of its population since the middle of the last ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The cloudy-day views from Chestnut Place apartments

Chestnut Place view

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. Chestnut Place has 1- and 2-bedroom apartments and, due to the building’s unusual configuration, all of them are corners. Last Friday I headed for the roof of Chestnut Place to approximate the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 23, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

Bridgeport single-families nearly sold out, rowhomes available

Lexington Square

Lexington Place 2 is nearing a sellout, with only two of 19 new single-family homes remaining available. The classic Chicago-style single-family homes range in size from 3 to 6 bedrooms and offer either 2 ½ or 3 ½ baths. They’re base-priced from $519,990. Lexington Square 3, the third phase of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The outdoor living scene at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station

Days that tease with sunshine and warm weather hint at the outdoor living fun in a Chicago summer. The outdoor living scene starts just outside the fitness center at Echelon at K Station, a luxury apartment high-rise in the Fulton River District. The fitness center opens to a large, landscaped, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New apartments near the best of the West Loop

Whole Foods

The West Loop spans quite a bit of territory and encompasses sizzling growth in jobs, restaurants and night life. If you want to be near the best of what’s happening in the neighborhood, you’ll head for the new Circa 922 apartments before they’ve all been rented. If you’re visiting on ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015
North ShoreWinnetka

Open Sunday in Winnetka – a Greeley School 4-bedroom

756 Foxdale Winnetka

756 Foxdale is a home with a lot of charm and character. The home has 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths and first-floor and lower-level family rooms. Front and rear sunrooms and a separate dining room are some of the spaces that enable residents to host friends while other household members ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015
North Side

Plan ahead if you want to rent at Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats has been a flat-out success since it opened just over a year ago as the only full-amenity rental high-rise in Lakeview. Only one apartment is available for immediate occupancy and only a few become available in April. You have more options if you’re looking for May 1, occupancy. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent now to enjoy Old Town and Wells Street art fairs

Old Town Art Fair

The Old Town Art Fair is one of the best art fairs in the country, and it will draw a crowd to the 250 participating artists on June 13 and 14. The Wells Street Art Festival takes place on the same dates. The Old Town fair typically has better art ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment spotlight

170 North Park

Reside on North Park is in the Old Town Triangle, one of the most charming parts of Lincoln Park. Available two-bedroom apartments have just been reduced to $2,475 a month, and Reside on North Park is also waiving its admin fee for a limited time. The Belmont by Reside Flats ...

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

A partial tour of 73 East Lake’s vast amenities

73 East Lake

I visited 73 East Lake, a new apartment tower in the Loop, yesterday and toured the amenities and several furnished models. The grand lobby is colorful and looks out on Lake St. The building has 24/7 door staff and on-site leasing and management staff directly off the lobby. Today’s post ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Renovated two-bedroom apartments overlooking Belmont Harbor

Belmont by Reside

The Belmont by Reside is a stately, recently-renovated high-rise in a convenient Lakeview East location. The Belmont currently has a selection of 2-bedroom, 1- and 2-bath apartments available for immediate occupancy. Rents range from $2,590 to $2,701. Studio and 1-bedrooms are also available, and floor plans and rent info can ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 19, 2015