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The apartment deal of the day is Astoria Tower in the South Loop

Astoria Tower

The South Loop‘s Astoria Tower isn’t participating in the “free rent” offers that have become common in the downtown Chicago apartment market. So where’s “the deal?” The deal is the community’s competitive advantage afforded by its near-Loop location, extensive amenities package, condo-quality finishes and attractive floor plans. YoChicago’s best of the South Loop reviews recently ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 24, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North’s best apartments – building amenities

One Superior Place

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North concentrated on their location. We spotlighted the buildings with the best views, the most convenient grocery shopping, the best access to retail shops, public transit, parks and beaches , the expressway grid, the most nearby dining and nightlife, and the shortest walking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 6, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A video visit to the Sky Club at The Bernardin apartments

Lobby, The Bernardin

The Bernardin is a luxury boutique high-rise in River North just west of the Water Tower and Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. I recently accepted an invitation to tour the building’s updated amenities package. My tour started in the lobby, which sets the tone for the building and conveys the feeling that you’ve entered a private ...

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

The views from Millennium Park Plaza

Millennium Park Plaza view

If you visit YoChicago with any frequency you know I’m addicted to visiting rooftops, high and low. Yesterday I wandered the block-long roof at Millennium Park Plaza, 151 N Michigan Ave, overlooking Millennium Park to the south and the Magnificent Mile to the north. The views from the roof are a good proxy for what ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 14, 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

Spacious high-rise apartments at the edge of the Gold Coast

1120 N LaSalle

1120 North LaSalle is a full-service, full-amenity high-rise apartment building at the edge of Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The building offers studio, 1- and 2-bedroom updated apartments with newer kitchens and baths. 1120s location affords steps-to access to transportation, dining, shopping, nightlife and Oak Street Beach. Planned Property’s Dan McDonough is our tour guide in ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 8, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The endless 44th floor amenities at the Hancock

Hancock amenities video

Residents of the Hancock building, 175 E Delaware, have access to what may be the most extensive fully-enclosed amenities package of any high-rise building in Chicago – and it’s all on the 44th floor. There’s a concierge, management office, high-ceilinged sky-lobby / lounge, a large indoor pool, sprawling fitness rooms with lockers, sauna and showers, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 30, 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

Oakwood 200 Squared raises the bar on rental amenities in Chicago’s Loop

Indoor pool, Oakwood 200 Squared

Many of the high-rises in downtown Chicago offer an attractive and stylish array of building and in-unit amenities, which can make choosing your next downtown apartment a daunting task. Apartment hunters begin by prioritizing amenities that are the most important and useful to them. If an indoor pool is a must-have, for example, the number ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 27, 2011