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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New River North / Gold Coast apartments prep for summer occupancy

State & Chestnut

First occupancies at the new State & Chestnut apartment tower are slated for July 1, Apartment finishes and common-area amenities can be previewed at the leasing center at 873 N Rush St, just around the corner from State & Chestnut. If you’re unfamiliar with the exciting, steps-to-everything neighborhood, a two-blocks walk in any direction from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 6, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville convertibles that live like one-bedrooms

Atwater convertible

At more than 700 square feet, convertible apartments at Atwater are larger than many one-bedrooms. The layout has a sleeping alcove that’s nearly as private as an enclosed bedroom. A nook near the entry provides space for a table or bookshelf. The convertible plan has a large bathroom and in-unit washer / dryer. Available units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 6, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The panoramic views from North Water’s corner 2-bedrooms

North Water view

The corner apartments at the new 52-story North Water tower in Streeterville are 2-bedroom, 2-baths with balconies. The apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase the views, but you’ll need to step out on the balconies to fully appreciate how terrific they are. The interior and north view shots, above, are from a northeast corner on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Gold Coast / River North apartments near three charming parks

Washingto Square Park

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods in a steps-to-everything location. Park space is scarce in River North, but three of the north side’s most charming small parks are a short stroll from Chestnut Place. Washington Square Park, pictured above. Is a short block ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal: Two months’ free rent on new West Loop studios and one-bedrooms

View from Circa 922

The West Loop‘s vibrant restaurant, street fair and nightlife scene is its marquee attraction, but convenient access to public transit and the city’s expressway grid is the main reason many residents opt for the neighborhood. Circa 922, a new high-rise at 922 W Washington, has enviable proximity to CTA trains and buses and is just ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Three-bedroom luxury apartments at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town currently has several 3-bedroom apartments available for immediate and near-term occupancy, starting at $4,466 a month. The homes have plank flooring in living areas and carpeted bedrooms. A spacious living / dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, and opens to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts track and pendant lighting, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 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
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston’s E2 Apartments welcomes its first residents

E2 lobby

The first residents moved into E2, the new apartment tower in downtown Evanston, over the past weekend. Developers Randy and Steve Fifield refer to E2 as “uber-luxury,” a tag that’s backed up by the most extensive amenities suite in any North Shore apartment community and by E2′s high level of apartment finishes and resident services. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A wow-factor one-bedroom at Halsted Flats in Lakeview East

Halsted Flats one-bedroom

Step into the bedroom in this northwest corner apartment at Halsted Flats and you’ll experience the “wow factor.” The bedroom has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, flooding the space with light. You need to be there to feel the full impact of the windows. This one-bedroom floor plan also has a large balcony, and there’s ...

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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

Dog-friendly 2-bedrooms steps from the Gold Coast and Old Town

1000 N LaSalle

We could compare the search for a dog-friendly high-rise in the Gold Coast to barking up the wrong tree, but that would be a horrible pun, so we won’t. The contemporary high-rise apartment building at 1000 N LaSalle is dog-friendly and adjacent to a tranquil private dog park. The tree-shrouded, grassy area is a favorite ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
North ShoreEvanston

What brokers like about Evanston’s new E2 Apartments

E2

Real estate brokers toured the new E2 Apartments in Evanston a few days ago, and they were enthusiastic about what they saw. Most of the brokers focused their praise on E2′s extensive amenities, while others were impressed by the architecture and the apartment layouts. The positive reviews from real estate professionals are an indication that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartment deals and finds in downtown Chicago, 2/27/15

The LEX

The West Loop‘s Circa 922,, 922 W Washington, is offering two months free rent on new studio and 1-bedroom apartments and a month on new 2-bedrooms. Renters must take occupancy by April 24, 2015 to qualify for the free rent offer. The leasing office and four furnished models are now open at Jeff Jack, a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A high-floor Streeterville 3-bedroom a block from Whole Foods

Atwater

Atwater, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, currently has a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home on the 39th floor available for early March occupancy. The home sprawls over 1,802 square feet and boasts dramatic views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan kitchen / dining / living area has plank flooring, space for multiple furniture groupings, and an ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 27, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Hear the Cubs fans cheer from your Lakeview balcony

Wrigley Field

If Cubs fans have anything to cheer about this season, you’ll be able to hear them from the balcony of a south– and west-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats. Step inside and close the sliding-glass doors and all will be calm and quiet. A 9th floor 2-bedroom is currently available at Halsted ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 27, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Old Town, River North, Streeterville and Gold Coast apartment deals and finds, 2/26/15

North Water view

The on-site leasing office and model apartments are now open at North Water, a 52-story apartment tower at 340 E North Water in Streeterville. North Water is a full-amenity view building with sweeping vistas in every direction. Apartments are available for March 1 and later occupancy. Chestnut Place, 850 N State, is offering a month’s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walk to West Loop street festivals from Circa 922

Taste of Randolph St

Chicago comes alive in the summer with street fairs and festivals, and they’re best enjoyed when you live nearby. Circa 922, the new apartment high-rise in the West Loop, is a short walk from a number of major events and has easy access by public transportation to many more. West Loop events near Circa 922 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 26, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartment deals and finds, 2/25/15

Reside on Barry

Reside on Barry is a pet-friendly high-rise at 533 W Barry, steps from the lively Broadway strip of bars, restaurants and shops. A renovated 2-bedroom is available for $2,075 on the 16th floor with south-facing skyline views. The apartment has wood-look floors, a stylish kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, a renovated bath and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments has an ideal location for dual-direction commuters

K2

Over-the-top amenities and a walk-to-everything location have been the main draws for many of the residents at K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District. Couples and roommates who work in widely separated locations revel in K2′s status as a transit-oriented development. Residents who commute by car will appreciate K2′s quick access ...

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

Start thinking about the joys of an Old Town summer

1225 Old Town

On days like this it seems like winter will never end. It will, and when it does residents at the 1225 Old Town apartment tower will enjoy an enviable location that showcases neighborhood life at its best. 1225′s Wells Street location is on one of the most interesting and pedestrian-friendly strips in all of Chicago. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015