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BigLaw attorney abodes, the new 73 East Lake apartments

73 EAst Lake

Every BigLaw attorney can look forward to a succession of lengthy workdays and working weekends punctuated by frequent travel. I lived the BigLaw life for five years and lived in Lincoln Park. If I were starting out in it today, I’d be tempted to opt for a full-amenity high-rise a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 14, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Rogers Park’s newest apartments are near the beach

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Rogers Park stretches more than two miles from south to north, and over a mile from east to west. One of the most vibrant and convenient parts of Rogers Park is near the intersection of Pratt Blvd and Sheridan Rd, just north of the Loyola University campus. The area has ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 14, 2015

Furnished model now open at Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club

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Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club in Kildeer is a quiet enclave of twenty-six custom and semi-custom homes on half-acre and larger sites that back up to wooded areas and lakes. Woodleaf is in the Stevenson High School District, which Business Insider ranks as the second best in America. Lexington Homes, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 14, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

The ride of your life at 1225 Old Town apartments

Soul Cycle

Soul Cycle – “the ride of your life” – is opening its first Chicago location tomorrow at 1223 N Wells, in the 1225 Old Town apartment building. Soul Cycle has been popular with A-list celebrities, including Lady Gaga who will be hosting a special benefit ride on Tuesday April 21st ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Rent more for less at stylish new Wrigleyville studios

3838 Broadway

Savvy renters value location and creature comforts more than apartment size. They’ve learned that where they live is critical to their happiness and opt for the best apartment they can afford in the best location over a larger one in a lesser location. The stylish new studio apartments at 3838 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A visual mini-tour of The Belmont by Reside

Belmont by Reside

The second you step into the lobby at Belmont by Reside in Lakeview East, you’ll realize that it’s not like other vintage buildings that you’ve seen. The lobby treatment announces the complete transformation that the building has undergone since its acquisition by an affiliate of Reside Living. The color scheme ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Block Thirty Seven’s fascinating façade

Block 37

The new 34-story, 674-unit apartment tower that’s rising above the Block 37 retail center promises to present one of the more interesting facades in the Loop. The end result will provide a sharp contrast to the studied simplicity of the adjacent Daley Center. If you’re driving or walking Randolph Street, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 13, 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 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown Chicago apartment deals and finds, 4/10/15

Astoria view

K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District is offering a free month’s rent on select floor plans for leases beginning before April 30. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a new West Loop apartment tower at 601 W Jackson. JeffJack ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 10, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

A look and lease deal at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats opened a year ago as the first new full-amenity rental tower built in Lakeview in decades. Apartments that had rented quickly are now beginning to turn over as leases expire. A true find is a one-bedroom with a large walk-out terrace on the pool level. Halsted Flats is ...

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

New apartments in an exciting River North / Gold Coast location

State & Chestnut

The new State & Chestnut apartment tower is located at the intersection of River North and the Gold Coast. Visit the recently-opened leasing center at 873 N Rush, then walk a block or two in any direction. You’ll find an amazing variety of shops, restaurants, bars, parks and more steps ...

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

Studios and convertibles with great views at the new North Water apartments

North Water

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 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 10, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 4/9/15

Walton on the Park

1225 Old Town has extended hardwood flooring throughout the 3-bedroom, 2-bath Unit 1208, renting for $5,073 a month. Unit 1207, also a 3-bedroom, is available for $4,530 a month. 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. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

West Loop lofts with high-rise amenities

Circa 922

When you rent a loft you typically resign yourself to foregoing the amenities of a high-rise. The lofts at Circa 922 are anything but typical. Circa 922, the new full-amenity high-rise in the West Loop, is an addition to a 7-story loft building that shares its pool, fitness center, business ...

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

At 73 East Lake apartments, summer fun is just around the corner

Riverwalk

Residents of the new 73 East Lake luxury apartment tower can avoid winter cold and spring rains by heading to the nearby Chicago Pedway for an underground walk to work or a Blue Line connection to O’Hare Airport. Summer is just around the corner and 73 East Lake residents can ...

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

An upgraded 3-bedroom in a new Old Town high-rise

1225 Old Town

One of the hallmarks of a high-service luxury apartment tower is being responsive to residents and prospective residents. Being responsive can mean tearing out nearly-new carpeting and replacing it with wood flooring. 1225 Old Town, which opened just two-years ago, has recently extended wood flooring throughout Unit 1208, a 3-bedroom, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 9, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 4/8/15

350 Oakdale

Halsted Flats opened a year ago as the first new full-amenity rental tower built in Lakeview in decades. Apartments that had rented quickly are now beginning to turn over as leases expire. A true find is a one-bedroom with a large walk-out terrace on the pool level. Halsted Flats is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 8, 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 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Free rent at hot new West Loop apartments

JeffJack

JeffJack, a new West Loop apartment high-rise, is a hot property. More than half of its 190 apartments were leased by the time the first residents moved in just weeks ago. JeffJack is turning up the heat by offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. New ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A highly-upgraded River North 3-bedroom condo

Unit 712, 500 W Superior

Unit 712 at The Montgomery, 500 W Superior in River North, spans nearly 2,300 square feet and encompasses 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a family room. Living, dining, kitchen and family areas flow beautifully in an open layout. The home has been extensively upgraded with custom built-ins and upscale ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2015