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K2 Apartments begins the countdown to summer fun

West Loop

K2‘s gateway location in the Fulton River Districts affords residents quick access to the best of the West Loop, River North and River West neighborhoods. As a bonus, Bucktown and Wicker Park are a few stops away on the CTA Blue Line. K2 residents are beginning the countdown to summer fun at the numerous street ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Completely-renovated apartments near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus

1246 Pratt model

1246 West Pratt has a classic façade, but everything inside is new. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with bleached hardwood floors, crown ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, surrounded by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2

The Fulton River District, home to Carnivale, Paramount Room, The Dawson, La Scarola, Piccolo Sogno, Emmit’s Irish Pub and a host of other restaurants and bars, is also where you’ll find K2 Apartments. The Fulton River District is bordered by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods: the West Loop, River West, River North and the Loop. K2 has ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

South Loop Market slates spring opening at The LEX Apartments

South Loop Market

Residents at the luxury lofts and apartments at The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, can look forward to the spring opening of the fourth South Loop Market location in their building. The popular, family-run business is a convenience store that offers a wide enough selection of groceries and staples to minimize trips to the supermarket. Beyond ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 10, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Look, lease and go off-leash at K2 Apartments

K2 apartments dog park

K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted, is currently offering a “look and lease” special. Apply for a studio or convertible within 48 hours of your first visit to the luxury Fulton River District Tower, and the $400 admin fee will be waived. Additional incentives may be available for move-ins prior to April 30. K2 is a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 10, 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

New CTA Green Line station opens near The LEX apartments

Cermak rendering Green Line

Residents at The LEX, a luxury apartment tower in the South Loop, enjoy great access to public transportation via nearby bus, Red Line and Metra stops, and convenient access to Lake Shore Drive and the city’s expressway grid. Yesterday’s opening of a new Green Line station at Cermak Rd, two short blocks from The LEX, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Apartments for the road warrior

K2

If your work takes around Chicagoland or around the world, you’ll want to live in a location that makes it easy to get everywhere and walk to everything when you return home. K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District, is a transit-oriented development steps from scores of bars and restaurants and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 5, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walk to the Michelin stars from K2 apartments

Sepia

The 2015 Michelin Guide restaurant star ratings and Bib Gourmand awards were released recently, and the big winners are residents at K2, the new luxury apartment complex in the Fulton River District. K2 residents have four 2015 Michelin-starred restaurants in the West Loop, within a 10-minute walk of their home. Grace, at 652 W Randolph, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The transit-oriented luxury apartments at K2

K2

A walk-to-everything location was the main draw for many of the residents at K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District. Others, including 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 to the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

South Loop 2-bedrooms at 1-bedroom rents

The LEX

The LEX, a luxury apartment tower in the South Loop, is about to add to its roster of locational advantages with the opening early next year of the new CTA Green Line station at Cermak. The Green Line stop, two short blocks from The LEX, connects to the South Side, the Loop, and suburban Forest ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 9, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video – A River West townhome in a quiet, convenient location

849 N May Tina

Just over a block from the vibrant intersection of Chicago Ave and Milwaukee Ave is a quiet oasis of townhomes flanking a large, open courtyard. That short distance takes you from a distinctively urban scene to a vision of suburban tranquility. The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome at 849 N May boasts hardwood floors, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

New apartments at the Paulina Brown Line stop

3400 N Lincoln

If you want to keep abreast of development proposals in the neighborhoods, DNAinfo is one of the sites you should check in on periodically. Yesterday DNAinfo reported that Centrum Partners is proposing to build a 5- to 7-story building with 32 to 48 apartments and ground-level retail space at 3400 N Lincoln Ave, directly adjacent ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 30, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago winters made easy at Park Michigan apartments

Millennium Park

If you’re visiting the South Loop’s Park Michigan apartments in the summer you’ll check out Grant Park – the city’s front yard and yours. You might take a stroll down Michigan Avenue past the Art Institute to Millennium Park, or you might head for the Museum Campus, the lakefront trail, 12th Street Beach or the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Echelon’s luxury apartments conquer Chicago’s cold

Echelon at K Station

Residents at Echelon at K Station can almost pretend that Chicago isn’t experiencing its worst winter conditions in decades. Well … almost. The luxury apartment tower’s location at 353 N Desplaines St in the Fulton River District conquers the cold with a cluster of conveniences. While some Chicagoans dig their cars out of the snow, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2′s luxury apartments are transit-oriented

Blue Line and K2

K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District, is a transit-oriented development. Residents who commute by car will appreciate K2′s quick access to the expressway grid, and those who rely on public transportation will appreciate how many options are within a short walk. The nearby CTA Blue Line stop connects to downtown, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Public transit access

Optima Center, Chicago

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping. If your definition of public transit includes only taxicabs, every building in Streeterville has great access to public transit. If you want a 2-minute walk to CTA or Metra trains, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 6, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North’s best apartment towers – public transit access

Grand Plaza, Chicago

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North spotlighted the buildings with the best views and the most convenient grocery shopping. Our topic today is access to public transit. We’re aware that some of you consider taxis and limos the only acceptable form of public transit, but our focus is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 26, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A classic timber loft steps from the Bloomingdale Trail

Thumbnail image for A classic timber loft steps from the Bloomingdale Trail

If you’re looking for the true loft aesthetic you’ll find it at Buck City Lofts. This one-bedroom plus den has the high ceilings, hardwood floors, large windows, exposed brick and ductwork, and a fireplace that define the loft genre. It also has its share of creature comforts: in-unit washer /dryer, an oversized bath, great closet ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 23, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A stalled 1K Fulton and Google rumors

1K Fulton

Ever since Crain’s reported that Google is considering a move to the new 1K Fulton development in the West Loop commenters at various websites have treated the deal as a fait accompli that would precipitate imminent change in the area. Here’s how Crain’s phrased the impact: If a deal is struck, it would dramatically reshape ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 17, 2013