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Six months free parking in a walk-to-everything location

K2

K2 is the newest luxury high-rise in the popular Fulton River District. A private bridge connects K2 residents to Jewel-Osco, Radio Shack, a Chase Bank branch and service establishments. There are DIVVY bikes outside the Jewel and summer movies in the park across the street from Jewel. A dedicated bike lane outside K2 speeds residents ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 19, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Two months free at new West Loop apartments

Circa 922

Circa 922 is a new, full-amenity boutique high-rise in a steps-to-everything West Loop location. The first residents will be moving into the building in mid-January of 2015. Renters can take advantage of the staged delivery schedule for new buildings to sign a lease now and lock in some of Circa 922′s most desirable units. Circa ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Space for a home office in a large Streeterville one-bedroom

Streeter Place

The H plan one-bedroom at Streeter Place in Streeterville offers the advantages of a one-bedroom plus den at a lower price point for comparable floors, making it one of the community’s more popular floor plans. The H plan is available on the 14th through 53rd floors of the building and spans 929 square feet – ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 18, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats almost fully occupied

Halsted Falts

Halsted Flats, the first full-amenity rental high-rise built in Lakeview in nearly 3 decades, has rented up rapidly. A single one-bedroom and a few 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments are all that remain available at the new luxury apartment tower. The pet-friendly Halsted Flats boasts resort-style amenities, a high level of resident services, on-site parking and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The hot Fulton River District is poised to get hotter

Echelon at K Station

Two giant office developments currently underway will add 2.5 millions square feet of office space and 3 acres of riverfront parks and plazas to the Fulton River District neighborhood. Workers at the new 52-story River Point and 53-story 150 North Riverside towers will enjoy spectacular views east along the Chicago River and on-site restaurants bolstering ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 17, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1509 Hinman Ave

1509 Hinman

1509 Hinman is a 3-story, 33-unit courtyard apartment building at 1509 Hinman Ave in Evanston. The handsome brick and limestone building was completed in 1923 and has been recently remodeled. The elaborate limestone detailing on the building’s façade was a contributing factor to its listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The apartments 1509 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 17, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1410 Chicago Ave

1410 Chicago Evanston

1410 Chicago is an 8-story, 84-unit contemporary brick apartment building at 1410 Chicago Ave in Evanston. 1410 Chicago was built in 1957 and has been recently remodeled. The apartments 1410 Chicago has a mix of studio, 1- and 3-bedroom apartments. Floor plans are available online. In mid-December 2014 rents started at $1,025 to $2,595 depending ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1575 Oak Ave

1575 Oak Evanston

1575 Oak is an 8-story, 57-unit contemporary apartment building at 1575 Oak Ave in Evanston. The building was completed in 1961 and has been recently renovated. The apartments 1575 Oak has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartments. In mid-December 2014 rents started at $1,055 to $1,755 depending on apartment size. Floor plans ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A random look at new downtown apartment construction

1000 S Clark St

Last week I visited a number of the new apartment projects under construction in downtown Chicago to check on their progress. Site prep has just begun at 1001 S State. Construction is making rapid progress at 1000 S Clark, pictured above, which is targeting occupancy late in 2015. The Wolf Point apartment tower is advancing ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 15, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New lofts slated to begin construction near Wicker Park

1515 Haddon

Wicker Park Apartments has obtained an $8.175M construction loan for a 40-unit “soft loft” apartment building near Wicker Park in Noble Square. Developer Mark Sutherland reports that construction will begin at Wicker Park Lofts, 1515 W Haddon, as soon as this week and occupancy will be available late next summer. The location is a short ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 15, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1420 Chicago Ave

1420 Chicago Ave Evanston

1420 Chicago is an 8-story, 28-unit contemporary apartment building at 1420 Chicago Ave in Evanston. 1420 Chicago was built in 1962 and has been recently remodeled. Locals call it “the blue building” for reasons that are readily apparent. The apartments 1420 Chicago has a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. Two- and 3-bedroom apartments ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 14, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1576 Oak Ave

1576 Oak Evanston

1576 Oak is a 3-story, 36-unit courtyard apartment building at 1576 Oak Ave in Evanston. The brick and limestone building was completed in 1917. The large limestone quoins on the first-floor corners and sunrooms facing Oak Ave give the building a distinctive presence. The building also has frontage on Davis St with ground-level service establishments ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 13, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Evanston apartment review, 1717, 1717 Ridge Ave

1717 Ridge Evanston

1717 is a new 8-story, 175-unit apartment building at 1717 Ridge Ave in Evanston. The building was completed in 2013 and has received LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The development team included Focus Development and Atlantic Realty Partners. Focus was the general contractor and Booth Hansen the architecture firm. The apartments ...

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

Construction underway on new South Loop apartment tower

1001 S State

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday that Golub & Co had begun construction on its new 397-unit, 41-story apartment tower at 1001 S State in the South Loop. I was in the area and stopped by for an updated look at the site. Construction is still in the preliminary phase of clearing the site ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

West Loop deal of the day – two months free rent at Circa 922

Circa 922 view

Circa 922 , a new luxury apartment tower in the West Loop, is offering two months’ free rent for move-ins prior to March 31, 2015. Circa 922 is a boutique full-amenity building in a steps-to-everything location. The first residents will be moving into the building in mid-January of 2015. Renters can take advantage of the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 11, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview apartment deal – 12 months free parking at Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats video

Halsted Flats is almost fully leased in well under a year. The rapid rent-up is a measure of the excitement that’s accompanied the first new rental high-rise in Lakeview in three decades. Halsted Flats’ extensive amenities rival those found in much larger buildings, and have been a major draw. A rooftop dog park overlooks a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North apartment tower takes a step forward

833 N Clark

Construction bids are being solicited for a 33-story, 392-unit apartment tower planned for the southeast corner of Clark and Chestnut in River North. The site is in the lower foreground in the photo. The project, which was designed by Antunovich Associates, received Plan Commission approval in October. BicClerk is reporting the start date of construction ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Take a 10-second tour of a Streeterville studio

Streeter Place

Spend a few seconds scrolling through the photos in this post and you’ll see that the J plan studio at Streeter Place has everything you’re looking for in a Streeterville studio. Click on any photo to enlarge it to full screen size. At 655 square feet, the studio is larger than a number of one-bedrooms ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

More apartments headed for the South Loop

Clark & Harrison

The 398-unit AMLI Lofts opened recently in the South Loop and a 469-unit apartment tower at 1000 S Clark St is targeting occupancy for late next year. Hundreds of additional units have been proposed for sites at 1001 S State and 1333 S Wabash. Student housing is a major part of the residential market in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 9, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Pop-up entrepreneurs and a penthouse at K2 apartments

K2

K2, a luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District, sponsors a whirl of on- and off-site social events for residents throughout the year. Resident events range from happy hours at local bars to cooking demonstrations to pool parties to yoga classes. The grand entry concourse and one of the resident lounges hosted a production ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 9, 2014