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A smile and an umbrella at K2 Apartments

Ariane, K2 apartments

The lyrics of an old song tell you to “let a smile be your umbrella.” “Let a smile be your umbrella, and you’ll end up with a face full of rain,” noted comedian George Carlin. Residents at K2 apartments were greeted at the concierge desk yesterday morning by Ariane, who was armed with a smile ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 9, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The endless 44th floor amenities at the Hancock

Hancock amenities video

Residents of the Hancock building, 175 E Delaware, have access to what may be the most extensive fully-enclosed amenities package of any high-rise building in Chicago – and it’s all on the 44th floor. There’s a concierge, management office, high-ceilinged sky-lobby / lounge, a large indoor pool, sprawling fitness rooms with lockers, sauna and showers, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 30, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Meet Eugene, the lead concierge at Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower video

The role of the doorman in luxury high-rise buildings has evolved over time. The skilled people who greet residents at the door have become concierges, dispensing advice on local attractions and serving residents in a variety of ways. Eugene, the lead concierge at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower, often takes on an additional role: father ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 12, 2012