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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A birthday and a bridge at K2 luxury apartments

Steve and Randy Fifield

On Thursday evening, April 10, a crowd of people who built K2 and who live in it gathered to celebrate the anniversary of the luxury apartment building’s opening. The event was also the occasion for the ribbon-cutting for the new bridge that connects K2′s luxury apartments directly to the adjacent Jewel-Osco supermarket and pharmacy, Radio ...

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

Meeting tonight on Gold Coast Jewel apartment tower

Clark & Division

A community meeting on the proposed new apartment tower on the Jewel site at Clark and Division is scheduled for 7 to 9 pm this evening, Monday February 24. The meeting will be held at the Thompson Hotel, 21 E Bellevue Pl. Fifield Companies will outline a proposal that reduces the height of the apartment ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 24, 2014
North ShoreEvanston

Saying thanks with coffee and donuts at E2 in Evanston

E2 Evanston

Temperatures were in the single digits this morning when Fifield Companies‘ Randy Fifield set out to thank the construction workers at the new 356-unit E2 Apartments in Evanston. The hard-working crews from McHugh Construction gained a brief respite from the cold with coffee and donuts while Randy shared some of her background as an Evanston ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

Chestnut and Orleans

The Cabrini-Green area has been the subject of intensified interest on the part of developers recently, including Ranquist Development’s planned 47-rowhome Basecamp River North project, and Fifield Companies‘ proposed 31-story, 333-unit apartment tower at Chestnut and Orleans (site pictured above). The Chicago Housing Authority recently released its draft plan (pdf) for the redevelopment of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Left Bank apartments, 300 N Canal St, Fulton River District

Left Bank apartments

Left Bank at K Station is a 36-story, 451-unit luxury apartment complex at 300 N Canal St in Chicago’s Fulton River District. Fifield Companies developed Left Bank. Power Construction was the general contractor and DeStefano & Partners the architecture firm. Left Bank was completed in 2006 as the first building in the 2,145-unit K Station ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 17, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Alta apartments, 555 W Kinzie St, Fulton River District

Alta at K Station

Alta at K Station is a two-tower 848-unit luxury, full-amenity apartment complex at 555 W Kinzie St in Chicago’s Fulton River District. Alta’s east tower is 41 stories and its west tower 37 stories. Fifield Companies developed Alta. McHugh Construction was the general contractor and Pappageorge Haymes the architecture firm. Alta was completed in 2010 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Echelon apartments, 353 N Desplaines St, Fulton River District

Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station is a 350-unit, 36-story luxury, full-amenity apartment tower at 353 N Desplaines St in Chicago’s Fulton River District. The building has a 287-space parking garage. Fifield Companies developed Echelon. McHugh Construction was the general contractor and Pappageorge Haymes the architecture firm. Echelon was completed in 2008 as the second building in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 3, 2013
North ShoreEvanston

E2 luxury apartments break ground in Evanston

1890 Maple Evanston

Steve and Randy Fifield of Fifield Companies and Robert King of Carroll Properties keynoted the official groundbreaking for E2, two luxury apartment towers on a high-profile site at 1890 Maple Ave in downtown Evanston. Randy Fifield outlined the extensive amenities and services that E2 will offer, including a pool, a fitness center, a party room, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 9, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 at K Station, 365 N Halsted St, Fulton River District

K2 at K Station Chicago

Construction of K2 at K Station, a 496-unit 34-story luxury apartment tower at 365 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Fulton River District, began in the fall of 2011 and the building opened for occupancy in April of 2013. The development team included Fifield Companies and Wood Partners as developers. McHugh Construction was the general contractor ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 4, 2013
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

Bridging River North and the Fulton River District

Alta etc

In the photo, the east tower of Alta at K Station and architect Harry Weese‘s River Cottages are flanked by Weese’s Fulton House condominium building and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Bridge. The bridge is a Chicago Landmark which “was reported to be the world’s longest and heaviest bridge of its type at the time ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 2, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Smith + Gill designs for K2 Apartments, the new hot spot

John Burcher, Smith + Gill

John Burcher, the Director of Interior Design at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, has overseen envelope-expanding projects around the world. Join Burcher for a look at K2‘s common areas in this video as he sketches the design concepts that animated the vision for K2, a new luxury apartment tower in Chicago’s Fulton River District. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 1, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 signs 125 leases in just 75 days

K2 resident lounge

Leasing agents for K2, a new 496-unit luxury apartment tower in Chicago’s Fulton River District, have signed 125 leases in 75 days, bringing the building to 25 percent leased. “We delivered Chicago’s premier luxury apartment building on March 1, two months ahead of schedule, and the market has responded enthusiastically,” said Randy Fifield, vice chair ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 26, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Does K2 have Chicago’s longest apartment dog run?

K2 apartments

The dog run at K2, a new luxury apartment complex in Chicago’s popular Fulton River District, spans a half an acre of greenery. “Dog run” is a phrase that doesn’t begin to do justice to the unique length and varied topography of what might more aptly be described as a “dog marathon.” Join Nano and ...

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

Brian Kidd offers an architect’s perspective on K2 Apartments

Brian Kidd

Brian Kidd was the senior project architect for K2 at K Station, a 34-story, 496-unit luxury apartment tower that recently opened in the Fulton River District. Brian is a Senior Associate at Pappageorge Haymes Partners in Chicago. Join Brian for an insider’s look at the challenges posed by K2′s site, the process that informed the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 7, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Scenes from K2′s Designer Showcase party

K2 party scene

The first of three evening events showcasing seven furnished model apartments took place last night at K2, the new luxury apartment high-rise in the Fulton River District. The event drew a crowd that numbered in the hundreds. There was great weather, good food, refreshments, music from KISS FM, luxury cars from Perillo and an opportunity ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 2, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A sneak peek at a K2 Designer Showcase model

K2 model apartment

The K2 Designer Showcase, May 1, 2 and 3, will feature seven models from Chicago designers Morgante Wilson Architects, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, Design for a Cure and Brook Furniture Rental. Each night from 6:30 to 9 pm guests will be able to tour all seven apartment models, which range from a bachelor studio ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 30, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Randy Fifield reports K2 pool open, Designer Showcase May 1, 2 and 3

Randy Fifield

K2, the new 496-unit luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, may have been the first Chicago high-rise to open its outdoor pool this season. It’s also the first to host a Designer Showcase, featuring seven furnished models from noted architects and designers. The models will be shown off at a Designer Showcase event, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 29, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

CBS 2 looks at K2 and the downtown rental boom

K2 apartments

The 496-unit, 34-story K2 at 365 N Halsted is the first new luxury high-rise to open in a rental boom that will add thousands of units to the downtown Chicago market before the year is over. Yesterday CBS 2 toured K2′s extensive amenities, interviewed one of the first residents in a model apartment, and talked ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 15, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A photo tour of K2′s amenities

K2 lobby

K2, the newly-opened apartment tower at 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District, is one of our sponsors. The management and leasing staff were just moving in when I visited two weeks ago. Workmen were putting the finishing touches on the amenities level. Furnishings and fitness equipment hadn’t been delivered or installed. I stopped ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 5, 2013