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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 suburbsPark Ridge

Walk-to-train apartments near downtown Park Ridge

2 S Greenwood, Park Ridge

2 South Greenwood is a beautiful, grand courtyard building with 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments a short walk from downtown Park Ridge and the Metra station. The apartments have been totally renovated and feature spacious rooms, hardwood floors, kitchens with cherry cabinets and granite countertops, in-unit washer / dryers and large marble baths. All of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

634 – 42 West Cornelia apartments, Lakeview East

634-42 W Cornelia

634-42 West Cornelia is a 48-unit, 3-story vintage courtyard walk-up in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The building, which dates to 1919, has a large, south-facing, landscaped courtyard. The apartments 634-42 West Cornelia has 1-bedroom apartments. In mid-May of 2014 rents for available apartments ranged from $1,285 to $1,325. Floor plans are available online. Apartments have ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

632 – 42 West Addison apartments, Lakeview East

632 W Addison

632-42 West Addison is a 3-story vintage courtyard walk-up in a keystone Lakeview East location steps from Wrigleyville and Boystown. The building, which dates to 1925, has a large, south-facing, landscaped gated courtyard. The apartments 632-42 West Addison has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. In mid-May of 2014 studios were fully rented. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 19, 2014

Stylishly renovated Park Ridge apartments

2 S Greenwood, Park Ridge

Those among you – and we know your number is legion – who consider donuts and pizza two of the essential food groups might have an interest in the apartments at 2 S Greenwood in Park Ridge. Dunkin Donuts and Carmine’s Pizza are directly across the street. The courtyard building has stylishly renovated, spacious apartments ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 13, 2013
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Rental deal of the day, a Lakeview East one-bedroom

632 Addison

Many of Chicago’s vintage courtyards have great bones — and sagging skin. They’re sorely in need of a modern update. The beautiful vintage court at 632-42 W Addison in Lakeview East has had a skin transplant to bring it up to par with the amenities that tenants expect — hardwood floors, newer kitchens and baths, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 26, 2013
North ShoreEvanston

Sunny, spacious apartments in a convenient Evanston location

618 Hinman Evanston

The one- and two-bedroom apartments at 618 Hinman Ave boast hardwood floors, spacious rooms, built-ins, updated kitchens and baths and a gracious floor plan. The building has a laundry room, a fitness room and a huge back yard for outdoor relaxation and recreation. 618 Hinman Ave has easy access to the South Blvd CTA station ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 10, 2013
North ShoreEvanston

A handsome Evanston courtyard close to downtown, campus, lake

1509 Hinman

The handsome vintage courtyard at 1509 Hinman Ave has an enviable Evanston location. It’s a few short blocks from the lake and Northwestern campus, a block from Whole Foods and a variety of restaurants and shops, and a leisurely stroll from downtown. One- and two-bedroom apartments are available, with hardwood floors, spacious rooms and updated ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 7, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A classic Beaux Arts courtyard on a great Lakeview East block

2828 N Pine Grove Chicago

2828 North Pine Grove has an impressive Beaux Arts façade reflecting its 1920s vintage, but everything inside the building is new. The Lakeview East building has a full fitness room and a large, bright laundry room just off the welcoming lobby. Renovated studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments have hardwood floors, and new kitchens and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 11, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Talking about the much-maligned four-plus-one

450 W Melrose Chicago video

The four-plus-one or 4+1 is the Chicago building type that everyone loves to hate – everyone, that is, except for the many renters who choose to move into one. For those of you unfamiliar with the genre, the Chicago four-plus-one takes its name from the four residential floors above a single floor that houses a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 26, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

A lush urban getaway at 430 W Diversey, Lincoln Park

430 W Diversey, Chicago

The classic vintage façade of 430 W Diversey Pkwy hides a true surprise – a lush rear courtyard with fountains, statuary, warm brick walls and lush greenery overlooked by private back porches. Planned Property Management‘s Dan McDonough tours me through two of the one-of-a-kind units in this sponsored video. Planned Property is the sponsor of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 24, 2011