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Apartment deal of the day – a month free in the Fulton River District

Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station is a full-amenity luxury high-rise at 353 N Desplaines in the Fulton River District. Echelon is currently offering a limited-time winter deal: renters who commit to renting within 24 hours of the time they tour the building can choose a month’s free rent or 12 months of free parking. Renters who ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago’s best West Loop / Near West apartments – views

Fulton River District apartments

We define Chicago’s “near west” neighborhoods to include West Loop, Fulton River District and River West. You’ll find all of your major apartment options in those neighborhoods on our at-a-glance list of downtown apartments. Our goal is to help you find the apartment that best fits your needs. Renters simply have so many differing priorities ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An itinerant YoChicago evening

Stout Chicago

If you’ve been following YoChicago, you know that our days aren’t spent in the office. Yesterday evening’s schedule called for four sponsored video shoots, starting with a “resident appreciation” party at Planned Property‘s 1000 N LaSalle. From there it was on to Stout in River North for a gathering of staff and residents at the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 12, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video tour – the pool and fitness center at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station

It’s sunny outside and you’re thinking about biking over to your fitness center, and wishing it had a pool. Head over to Echelon at K Station instead and see how convenient it is to have a pool with spectacular views and an adjacent fitness center a short elevator ride away. A bonus you won’t find ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 25, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visual preview of eight YoChicago videos

Echelon at K Station

YoChicago shows you more of the faces, places and spaces that define how life’s lived in this great city than you’ll find at any other real estate website. We get around, and you can see where we’ve been in the 1,000s of videos at our YouTube channel and the more than 13,000 photos in our ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 21, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Crescent Heights acquires 3 acres of South Loop land

Crescent Heights South Loop site

S Loop Chicago Development, LLC, a single-purpose entity which is part of a group of companies affiliated with Crescent Heights, has purchased approximately 3 acres of land in the South Loop, it was announced today by Jason Buchberg, Vice President of the company. The purchase consists of two sites in the highly-trafficked Michigan / Roosevelt ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 18, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Recent resident events at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station video

Echelon at K Station, a luxury apartment tower in Chicago’s Fulton River District, hosts a variety of events for its residents throughout the year. Join us for a brief look at three recent events: an after-work happy hour at Bull & Bear, a doggie dip the day before the pool closed for the season, and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 9, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The doggie dip at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station, a pet-friendly luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, opened its outdoor pool for a “doggie dip” before the pool closed for the season late in October. It was a cold and windy Sunday morning, and residents’ dogs studiously avoided the water. Attempts to coax dogs into the water with ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 31, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Fulton River District’s Trio Park appears complete

Trio Park Chicago

There’s a decent-sized park, complete with a dog area and playground, adjacent to Echelon at K Station. The part of the Fulton River District south of the Metra tracks, however, had no park. Trio Park, a half-acre park just west of the new Trio high-rise at 670 W Wayman, after being stalled for years, now ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 25, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

What rental agents like about Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station video

Echelon at K Station, a high-rise apartment community in Chicago’s Fulton River District, recently updated its common areas despite the fact that the building is only five years old. Echelon recently hosted a brokers’ open house to show off the changes to rental agents, and quite a few of them attended — lured by great ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 24, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Lakefront Chicago landlords upgrading nearly everything

Echelon at K Station

The spate of stories you’ve been reading recently about record-high rents and low vacancy rates might have you wondering whether Chicago landlords have put their properties on auto-pilot and laid back to enjoy the feast. They haven’t. The addition of thousands of units to the market during the past several years, along with the competition ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 7, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Movies in the Park at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station video

Within the past few years Chicago’s Fulton River District has become a lively community packed with restaurants, nightlife and neighborhood activities. A neighborhood event that draws a crowd is Movies in the Park at the park adjacent to Echelon at K Station. Echelon is a full-amenity luxury rental high-rise, and one of the sponsors of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 20, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour the outstanding amenities at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station video

Although the building is less than half a dozen years old, Echelon at K Station has undergone a recent makeover following a change of ownership. Some of the more visible changes include an expanded and revamped amenities package. The large lap pool and sundeck have expanded seating, cabanas and a fire pit. The lobby is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 20, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Echelon at K Station, a new level of urban delight

Echelon video

The residences at Echelon at K Station offer a compelling package of location, views, in-unit and common area amenities and services. Directly across the street is a Jewel-Osco that rivals a Whole Foods. A park with a dog run is adjacent to the pet-friendly community. Echelon’s Fulton River District location has a wide range of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 12, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The spectacular view from Echelon at K Station

View from Echelon at K Station

You feel the absence of sunlight more keenly when you have a great view of Chicago spread out before you. And the panoramic view from the 37th floor of Echelon at K Station is clearly a great one. I was there earlier today to shoot a sponsored video. It’s highly unusual to have a view ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 14, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Year-end flurry of downtown high-rise sales

Flair Tower Chicago

Crain’s is reporting the sale of Flair Tower, 222 W Erie St, and 1212 S Michigan Ave, both rental apartment buildings. A sale may also be in the works for Echelon at K Station, 353 N Des Plaines, according to Crain’s. The downtown apartment investment market has been on fire this year, with rising rents ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 7, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Slow rentals at Echelon at K Station?

If you’re working with a rental service that’s touting Echelon at K Station over the alternatives, the reason may be Echelon’s latest incentive offer to agents. A source tells us that Echelon is offering rental services a one-and-a-half month commission rate, 50% higher than the typical commission, and a sign that rentals may be slow ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 14, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Concession collection: Deals at three downtown rental high-rises

I spent part of the morning calling some of the newer rental high-rises to find out what kinds of incentives and concessions they’re offering new tenants. Here are the answers from three locations, complete with some video we’ve shot at each building within the past year. Streeter Place, 355 E Ohio St in Streeterville: Three ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on January 26, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Web presence: Alta at K Station site updated with prices, floor plans, and more

The not-quite-twin towers of Alta at K Station at 555 W Kinzie St will have added well over 800 new apartments to the Fulton River District‘s inventory by the middle of 2010, so it’s time to start paying attention to what the project has to offer. Until this month, Alta’s Web site has been little ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on December 29, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction checkup: Alta at K Station

Fulton River District‘s newest rental high-rise development, K Station’s Alta at K Station, 555 W Kinzie St, looks to be at a turning point in construction. The project’s western tower, Cirrus (at right), has topped out with all of its 37 stories completed and windows installed almost all the way up. Its counterpart to the ...

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Posted by erik stonikas on September 16, 2009