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The panoramic views from North Water’s corner 2-bedrooms

North Water view

The corner apartments at the new 52-story North Water tower in Streeterville are 2-bedroom, 2-baths with balconies. The apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase the views, but you’ll need to step out on the balconies to fully appreciate how terrific they are. The interior and north view shots, above, are from a northeast corner on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 5, 2015
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Gold Coast / River North apartments near three charming parks

Washingto Square Park

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods in a steps-to-everything location. Park space is scarce in River North, but three of the north side’s most charming small parks are a short stroll from Chestnut Place. Washington Square Park, pictured above. Is a short block ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
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Today’s deal: Two months’ free rent on new West Loop studios and one-bedrooms

View from Circa 922

The West Loop‘s vibrant restaurant, street fair and nightlife scene is its marquee attraction, but convenient access to public transit and the city’s expressway grid is the main reason many residents opt for the neighborhood. Circa 922, a new high-rise at 922 W Washington, has enviable proximity to CTA trains and buses and is just ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
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Three-bedroom luxury apartments at 1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town

1225 Old Town currently has several 3-bedroom apartments available for immediate and near-term occupancy, starting at $4,466 a month. The homes have plank flooring in living areas and carpeted bedrooms. A spacious living / dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, and opens to a private balcony. The kitchen boasts track and pendant lighting, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 5, 2015
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Tier 07 apartments leased up at JeffJack in the West Loop

JeffJack

Every apartment community has some layouts with a special appeal, and they tend to rent very quickly. The new JeffJack apartments in the West Loop opened its leasing office a month ago and within a few weeks the 07 tier of convertibles had all been leased. The 07 tier overlooks the green roof above the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
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Stylish, affordable new condos with great West Loop access

CTA Roosevelt Rd

Office expansion in the West Loop, headlined by Google’s impending move to 1K Fulton, has been garnering a lot of attention recently. If you work in the West Loop and want a stylish, affordable, new-construction condo you have a South Loop option with quick and convenient public transit access to the West Loop. The new ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 4, 2015
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Today’s deal – a corner 2-bedroom at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower owes its popularity to a steps-to-everything South Loop location, a full suite of amenities, a high level resident service, and apartments with great layouts and condo-quality finishes. There are currently only two units available for rent at Astoria Tower. One is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner with the popular split-bedroom and a large balcony. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
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Dog-friendly 2-bedrooms steps from the Gold Coast and Old Town

1000 N LaSalle

We could compare the search for a dog-friendly high-rise in the Gold Coast to barking up the wrong tree, but that would be a horrible pun, so we won’t. The contemporary high-rise apartment building at 1000 N LaSalle is dog-friendly and adjacent to a tranquil private dog park. The tree-shrouded, grassy area is a favorite ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2015
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A bright and spacious East Village duplex

931 N Wolcott

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath duplex at 931 N Wolcott is bright and spacious, with high ceilings, newer appliances, and an open-plan kitchen with great cabinet and counter space and an island. The home has private outdoor space and garage parking, and has just been listed for sale at $539,000. The location is a short ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015
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A high-floor Streeterville 3-bedroom a block from Whole Foods

Atwater

Atwater, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, currently has a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home on the 39th floor available for early March occupancy. The home sprawls over 1,802 square feet and boasts dramatic views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan kitchen / dining / living area has plank flooring, space for multiple furniture groupings, and an ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 27, 2015
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Walk to West Loop street festivals from Circa 922

Taste of Randolph St

Chicago comes alive in the summer with street fairs and festivals, and they’re best enjoyed when you live nearby. Circa 922, the new apartment high-rise in the West Loop, is a short walk from a number of major events and has easy access by public transportation to many more. West Loop events near Circa 922 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 26, 2015
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A sunny southwest corner at a Mies masterpiece

860 LSD 17L

Earlier this week Chicago Magazine reported that sales at Mies van der Rohe’s 860-880 Lake Shore Drive “took off late in 2014 and have not abated …” Unit 17L at 860 N Lake Shore Drive is a sunny southwest corner with city views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath home boasts a brace of high-end ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2015
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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
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Start thinking about the joys of an Old Town summer

1225 Old Town

On days like this it seems like winter will never end. It will, and when it does residents at the 1225 Old Town apartment tower will enjoy an enviable location that showcases neighborhood life at its best. 1225′s Wells Street location is on one of the most interesting and pedestrian-friendly strips in all of Chicago. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
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Designer finishes at new South Loop condos

1345 Wabash

The new rental towers sprouting up in downtown Chicago boast of having “condo quality finishes.” The new condos at 1345 Wabash can rightfully lay claim to finishes that raise the definition of “condo quality” to a new level, at monthly ownership costs well below the rent at a new apartment tower. The finish brands at ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 25, 2015
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Two-bedrooms with balconies available at Echelon

Echelon at K Station

The two-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with balconies rent quickly at Echelon at K Station in the Fulton River District. Unit 2407 is available for immediate occupancy for $2,792 a month and unit 2107 will be available March 24 for $2,698. The apartments have in-unit washer / dryers, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Echelon is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 24, 2015
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A walk-in tour of new Gold Coast / River North apartments

State & Chestnut

The leasing center for the new State & Chestnut apartment tower opened recently around the corner from the building at 873 N Rush. The ground-level leasing center has a model kitchen and bath and all the information you need to experience the sleek new apartment tower itself. The first residents will move in to State ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 20, 2015
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A Streeterville one-bedroom with a den space

Atwater H plan

Atwater is a full-amenity, full-service, pet-friendly community with on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff, and 24/7 door staff. The location is convenient to shopping, dining, nightlife and parks – and a block from the new Streeterville Whole Foods. Atwater apartments in the 08 tier are one-bedrooms that span 921 square feet and include a number ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 20, 2015
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South Loop condo construction update

Thumbnail image for South Loop condo construction update

1345 Wabash, the first new condo high-rise built in Chicago in the past half-dozen years, is nearing completion and first occupancies are slated for early spring. 1345 Wabash was designed by the award-winning firm of Brininstool + Lynch. The developer, CMK Companies, is one of Chicago’s leading real estate firms with a strong track record ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015
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Only four east-facing 2-bedrooms left at new West Loop high-rise

Circa 922

It’s only been a month since the first residents moved into Circa 922, a smoke-free, pet-friendly, full-amenity apartment community in a steps-to-everything West Loop location. East-facing 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with skyline views have been one of the more popular layouts, and only four remain available for rent. Residents who move in prior to March 31st ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2015