Tag: Downtown Loop

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Water Tower two-bedroom rents for $3,900

Water Tower two-bedroom rents for $3,900

David Nadler of City Ranch Real Estate is a staunch proponent of the notion that condo and townhome rentals are value-priced in comparison to rental a ...

Chicago’s Old Post Office continues to fake no little plans

Credit David Greising at the now-defunct Chicago News Cooperative for the "fake no little plans" take on British developer Bill Davies' proposals ...
A video tour of the K2 construction site

A video tour of the K2 construction site

K2 at K Station is a 496-unit 34-story apartment tower that's under construction in Chicago's Fulton River District. McHugh Construction Projec ...
Construction check – Optima Center in Streeterville

Construction check – Optima Center in Streeterville

Optima Center, 200 E Illinois in Streeterville, has risen to two stories above the upper-level of Illinois Street. When complete the 325-unit buil ...
Construction update – 500 North Lake Shore Drive

Construction update – 500 North Lake Shore Drive

The 500-unit apartment tower under construction at 500 N Lake Shore Dr in Streeterville is more than halfway toward its 45-story height. In the pi ...
Demolition update – Summit on Lake

Demolition update – Summit on Lake

Bits of the façade are nearly all that's left of the Mexican restaurant and rent-a-car outlet that formerly operated at 73 E Lake St in the Loop, ...
On the construction site at K2 at K Station

On the construction site at K2 at K Station

When I visited K2 at K Station earlier today approximately 150 workers from various trades were busy assembling plumbing fittings, installing elec ...
The hard-to-miss signage for SoNo East

The hard-to-miss signage for SoNo East

The honking RENT NOW! sign for SoNo East apartments, 840 W Blackhawk St, is atop SoNo West. It's hard to miss even from points that are miles away ...
Construction checkup – 360 West Hubbard in River North

Construction checkup – 360 West Hubbard in River North

The 43-story tower at 360 West Hubbard is just coming out of the ground in River North. It won't be long before it obscures the south-facing views ...
Construction checkup – The Coast at Lakeshore East

Construction checkup – The Coast at Lakeshore East

The Coast, 345 E Wacker Dr, is about two-thirds of the way toward its ultimate 49-story height. It appears to be on track to meet its targeted complet ...
An updated look at Wacker Gateway Park

An updated look at Wacker Gateway Park

A few days ago the multi-year reconstruction of Congress Parkway and Wacker Drive passed a major milestone with the opening of all lanes on Congre ...
Meet Colleen McIntyre, manager of Park Michigan Apartments

Meet Colleen McIntyre, manager of Park Michigan Apartments

Colleen McIntyre, the property manager at Park Michigan Apartments in the South Loop, has more than 20 years' experience managing commercial and r ...
A reconstructed Gold Coast greystone for $3.5 million

A reconstructed Gold Coast greystone for $3.5 million

The 6,300 square foot single-family greystone at 48 E Cedar St in the Gold Coast was completely reconstructed two years ago. The 3-story plus l ...
Tour a corner concrete loft in the South Loop

Tour a corner concrete loft in the South Loop

This high-ceilinged 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner loft floods with light through large windows facing south and east. The 1,600 square foot condo ho ...
Why don’t you see dead pigeons and baby pigeons?

Why don’t you see dead pigeons and baby pigeons?

The question of dead pigeons is addressed in a current post at Atlantic Cities. Short answer: dead pigeons are tasty treats for many predators. ...
A K2 at K Station construction update

A K2 at K Station construction update

My recent schedule has kept me from spending as much time as I would have liked to at K2 at K Station, which is under construction in the Fulton R ...
Chicago new home sales down 90% from 5 years ago

Chicago new home sales down 90% from 5 years ago

Five years ago we posted the following report: Sales of new homes downtown fell 46 percent during the first quarter, according to a story in Cr ...
The South Loop, from the country’s hottest neighborhood to Chicago’s Las Vegas

The South Loop, from the country’s hottest neighborhood to Chicago’s Las Vegas

When our then-editor Barry Pearce picked up his copy of the June 2007 issue of Chicago Magazine, he was "astounded … to learn that the South Loop is p ...
Soap on a rope, high-rise edition

Soap on a rope, high-rise edition

Some high-rise buildings have very elaborately engineered machinery for washing their windows. For some buildings, window washing is as simple ...
The views from Park Michigan apartments

The views from Park Michigan apartments

The international-style apartment tower at 1212 S Michigan Ave changed ownership recently, and has been renamed Park Michigan to emphasize its loc ...
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