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Blending modern and vintage in Chicago’s grandest courtyard

The Pattington

The grand connected courtyard buildings that span more than 400 feet a half-block from Lincoln Park are among Chicago’s most recognizable landmarks. Welcome to The Pattington, a Landmarks Preservation Council award-winning building with on-site resident parking, a private children’s playground, and a park-like tree-shrouded seating area. Unit 7F at 674 W Irving Park Rd is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 4, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Apartments in Buena Park, Ravenswood, Sheridan Park or just Uptown?

Blue light camera

Buena Park, just north of Lake View and west of Lincoln Park, is one of the more desirable parts of the Uptown community, so it’s natural that an apartment owner might lay claim to the neighborhood name for a nearby property. A part of the Uptown community, west of Clark St between Montrose and Foster, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 19, 2013
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Contemporary high-rise apartments across from Lincoln Park

4100 Marine Dr

Studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments with updated kitchens and baths are available in the contemporary high-rise at 4100 North Marine Dr. The apartments have hardwood floors in the living areas, large windows and excellent closet space. Many of the units have balconies with spectacular park and city views. 4100 North Marine Drive is across ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 1, 2013
ChicagoFar North

A bulk sale of units planned at Buena Park’s Polo Tower

4180 Marine Dr

Polo Tower, 4180 N Marine Dr in the Buena Park section of Uptown, has a long history with YoChicago and its New Homes Magazine predecessor. We first mentioned Polo Tower as a high-rise condo conversion in October of 2001. At the time, one-bedrooms in the building ranged upwards from the $140s. By the time of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 19, 2012
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The views from a Buena Park high-rise

4100 N Marine Dr aerial view

Yesterday was a great day, despite the chill in the air, to be visiting rooftops. The air was brilliantly clear in the sunshine and fall colors were beginning to establish a firm presence in Lincoln Park. These views were shot from the roof deck at 4100 N Marine Dr, a 20-story apartment tower in Buena ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 9, 2012
ChicagoFar North

The daily news: Hear back in three weeks or less about Uptown short sale

Is everyone figuring out this short sale business? Several Realtors have bragged to me this year about their easy short sales, and none have shared any horror stories about unbearable delays or mounds of red tape. Their advice is still the same as it was last year — “Short sales are fine, if you’re patient” ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on June 7, 2010
ChicagoNorth Side

Roof decks, outdoor fireplaces, and movie screens on Gordon Terrace

The final video from Joe’s visit to 707 W Gordon Terrace in Buena Park is a showcase of the home’s recreational spaces, from an expansive rooftop deck with an indoor kitchen, a gas line, and multimedia wiring, to a back yard with a built-in gas fireplace. The ground level family room doubles as a private ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2010
ChicagoNorth Side

Big bedrooms, fancy baths at 707 W Gordon Terrace

From the circular mosaic tile work in the showers to the unique lighting fixtures mounted throughout the hallways, the finishes at 707 W Gordon Terrace seemed to keep capturing Joe Zekas’ attention. In the second segment from his video tour with Sergio & Banks agents Tina Culver and Melanie Giglio, Joe walks through some of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 27, 2010
ChicagoNorth Side

A "wow" in Uptown: New single-family living, steps from Lincoln Park

Joe Zekas doesn’t throw praise around willy-nilly, so when I hear him refer to the new construction single-family home at 707 W Gordon Terrace as “a wow,” I take it to mean he really is impressed. As he notes in the opening minute of this video, it’s hard to find new construction single-families close to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 25, 2010