Tag: Downtown

Walk-to-train apartments near downtown Park Ridge

Walk-to-train apartments near downtown 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 Metr ...
Downtown Chicago’s boomer bust

Downtown Chicago’s boomer bust

Joel Kotkin, writing at newgeography, argues that the oft-reported back-to-the-city trend among empty nesters is a myth: Perhaps no urban legen ...
1225 Old Town over 85% leased; Plum Market begins construction

1225 Old Town over 85% leased; Plum Market begins construction

1225 Old Town, the sponsor of our Old Town Rental Guide, had leased more than 85% of its 250 studio to 3-bedroom apartments as of late last week. ...
Chicago had largest downtown population growth from 2000 to 2010

Chicago had largest downtown population growth from 2000 to 2010

Our local media have been taking pride in a recent US Census report (PDF) showing Chicago as the metro area with the largest numeric increase in " ...
Is Glencoe an alternative to some Chicago neighborhoods?

Is Glencoe an alternative to some Chicago neighborhoods?

Glencoe has a small, but surprisingly lively downtown near its Metra station. The downtown area has one-of-a-kind shops, sidewalk cafes, the Write ...
Contemporary Evanston apartments in the heart of downtown

Contemporary Evanston apartments in the heart of downtown

1575 Oak offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments in a contemporary 8-story building with outdoor and garage parking. Apartments feature ...
Sunday open house pick – dramatic downtown Elmhurst townhome

Sunday open house pick – dramatic downtown Elmhurst townhome

While many suburban downtowns have been struggling for years and searching for ways to reinvent themselves, downtown Elmhurst has been thriving. ...
Evanston Grand Prix scheduled for Sunday July 17

Evanston Grand Prix scheduled for Sunday July 17

On Sunday July 17, just a few blocks from Grand Bend at Green Bay condominiums in the heart of downtown Evanston, the Downtown Bike Grand Prix will ...
Open Sunday – a Northbrook fix-and-flip

Open Sunday – a Northbrook fix-and-flip

The Sunday open house schedule is light in most suburbs this weekend, extremely light in others. Glenview appears to be an outlier, with 32 homes ...
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