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The riverfront park at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

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 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 15, 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 head around the corner to ...

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

A River North free rent deal – Parc Huron one-bedrooms

Erie Cafe

Parc Huron, a boutique apartment tower at 469 W Huron St in River North, is offering a month-and-a-half free rent on select one-bedroom apartments for leases beginning before April 30. Parc Huron is in a quiet, largely residential pocket of River North, a short walk from the neighborhood’s pulsating dining and nightlife scene. The restaurant ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walk-ins are welcome at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

Parc Huron apartments in River North is a new YoChicago advertiser and I stopped in yesterday for a brief tour of the 21-story building. Parc Huron’s lobby has floor-to-ceiling windows and mirrors that showcase and reflect the varied architecture that helps make River North such an interesting place to live and work. There’s a sunny ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visit to Club 73 at 73 East Lake apartments

73 East Lake

In an earlier post, we toured the 9th floor amenities at the new 73 East Lake apartment tower in the Loop. The grand scale of the amenities continues in Club 73 on the building’s 42nd floor. There’s a grand, high-ceilinged lounge with wide walls of windows, multiple seating areas with flat-screen TVs and a large ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 31, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

The easy way to rent a great Lakeview apartment

Reside on Barry

Reside Living has renovated studio to 3-bedroom apartments in more than a dozen buildings, ranging from vintage walk-ups to contemporary mid- and high-rises in prime Lakeview locations. Reside on Barry is a 17-story high-rise at one of those great locations, steps from Broadway, with a CVS pharmacy and 7-Eleven at the corner, and a terrific ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 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 apartments span 682 to 695 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 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 is a partial look at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tier 07 apartments leased up at JeffJack in the West Loop

JeffJack

Every apartment community has some layouts with a special appeal, and they tend to rent very quickly. The new JeffJack apartments in the West Loop opened its leasing office a month ago and within a few weeks the 07 tier of convertibles had all been leased. The 07 tier overlooks the green roof above the ...

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

A rarely available furnished Gold Coast apartment

1133 Dearborn

It’s not often that you’ll find a furnished apartment in a true Gold Coast location. Unit 1402 at 1133 North Dearborn, for example, is available for the first time in two years. The one-bedroom apartment is furnished with everything you need to move in, and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony and great views. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 21, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Furnished apartments at Aqua from Suite Home Chicago

Aqua

Aqua is a full-service, high-amenity hotel / apartment / condo tower in Lakeshore East, a self-contained community just east of the Loop. Suite Home Chicago offers short-term furnished corporate apartments at Aqua with everything you need to feel at home, and hotel-like services to ensure your comfort. Join YoChicago for a tour in the video.

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Posted by sponsored post on January 19, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Barry, 533 W Barry Ave, Lakeview East

Reside Living

Reside on Barry is a 162-unit, 17-story, contemporary high-rise at 533 W Barry Ave in Lakeview East. The building was completed in 1966. Gordon & Levin was the architecture firm. The building was acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living several years ago and has since had a near-complete makeover. The apartments Reside on Barry ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 3, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Unusual condo amenities – a private running track

Domain

Newer downtown apartment buildings have vied to deliver elaborate amenities packages. Lavish landscaped pool decks with gas grills and fire pits, fitness centers, resident lounges, demonstration kitchens, business centers, theaters and more are common. We’ve identified three condo buildings that can boast an unusual amenity: a private running track. Domain, 900 N Kingsbury, has a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1000 North LaSalle apartments, Gold Coast adjacent

1000 N LaSalle

1000 North LaSalle is a 9-story apartment building situated at the cusp of the River North, Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods. The building was completed in 1981. Barancik Conte & Associates was the architecture firm for the building. Burton Lipman Associates was the general contractor. The apartments 1000 North LaSalle has studio, 1- and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1111 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1111 N Dearborn

1111 North Dearborn is a 32-story, 286-unit, full-amenity apartment tower. The building was completed in 1981, making it the second newest rental high-rise in a true Gold Coast location. Capital Associates Development was the developer, Barancik Conte the architecture firm and Burton Lipman Associates the general contractor. The broad white verticals that typify many of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

40 East Oak apartments, 40 E Oak St, Gold Coast

40 E Oak

40 East Oak is a 20-story, 205-unit vintage high-rise at the southern edge of the Gold Coast. The building was designed in the Beaux Arts style by Maurice L. Bein, a Russian-born architect, and completed in 1929. Bein designed scores of Chicago buildings while still in his 20s before turning to general contracting at the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Dearborn North apartments, 1117 N Dearborn St, Gold Coast

1117 N Dearborn

Dearborn North is an 8-story, 134-unit vintage mid-rise in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in the early 1920s. It was designed by Maurice Bein, a Russian-born architect who was in his 20s at the time. Bein designed scores of Chicago buildings before turning to general contracting at the age of 33. The neoclassical ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1100 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1100 N Dearborn Chicago

1100 North Dearborn is a 20-story, 247-unit Gold Coast high-rise. The building was completed in 1930. McNally & Quinn was the architecture firm that designed 1100 North Deareborn. The brick building has some limestone trim, but it’s sparsely ornamented compared to nearby buildings built in the same era. Bands of thin limestone columns rise from ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Elm Street Plaza apartments, 1130 N Dearborn St, Gold Coast

1130 North Dearborn

Elm Street Plaza is a 33-story, 396-unit, full-amenity apartment tower in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in 1976. The masonry-clad structure has 240 parking spaces. It was originally financed in part by the Illinois Housing Development Authority and includes a number of subsidized units. Habitat Company was the developer, Gordon & Levin the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Building amenities

500 Lake Shore Drive

Earlier posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments focused on location. We spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, bars and restaurants, retail shops, public transportation, parks and beaches and the expressway grid, and the shortest walk to the Loop. We then switched from location to ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 15, 2014