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What’s for rent in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview

2756 N Pine Grove

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 2756 N Pine ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Is the Gold Coast’s grandest yard at risk?

Gold Coast Lurie

The 19,000 square foot Gold Coast home at 1547 N Dearborn Pkwy has one of the most beautifully landscaped side yards on Chicago’s north side. It’s a true urban oasis that has to be a constant source of delight to its owner. You can see some of the yard in the above video and more ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 11, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Apartment deal – book your appointment online and save $300

Planned offer

A number of Chicago’s apartment buildings and management companies offer incentives to renters who book their appointments directly rather than through a rental service. Planned Property currently has one of the most generous rewards for online appointment-booking: up to a $300 discount on the first month’s rent. Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Where are Chicago’s best singles apartments?

Alta K Station

If you time-travel back to the 70s and look for an apartment you’ll be bombarded by come-ons to live where there’s a “swinging singles scene.” One Gold Coast building took the theme to the extreme, naming itself The Satyr. Most apartment marketing today avoids a blatant “party pad” approach to attracting tenants, with the notable ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Newly-renovated Gold Coast apartments

1260 Dearborn location

The 13-story, 196-unit 1260 North Dearborn was built in 1929 as the Park Dearborn Hotel. The Beaux Arts building was designed by Loewenberg & Loewenberg. 1260 North Dearborn was renovated in the 1990s and is currently undergoing additional renovations. Monthly rents for studio apartments start at $1,050 and 1-bedrooms range upwards from $1,550. Newly-remodeled kitchens ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A Gold Coast 2-bedroom with a large private terrace

100 Bellevue 3F

Private outdoor space of any size is rare and precious in Chicago’s Gold Coast high-rises. The beautifully-updated 2-bedroom, 2-bath home at 100 E Bellevue Pl boasts a private terrace that spans more than 500 square feet and can be accessed from multiple rooms. The terrace has a view out to Lake Michigan and ample space ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

10 West Elm apartments, 10 W Elm St, Gold Coast

10 West Elm Chicago

10 West Elm is a 20-story, 134-unit vintage apartment tower in the Gold Coast. The building also has 16,500 square feet of office and retail space. B. Leo Steif & Company & Company was the architect for the Art Deco building, which was completed in 1929. The multi-colored 10 West Elm is visually arresting, with ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 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

Rental deal of the day – book an appointment online and save $500

PPM screen cap

Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in dozens of buildings in prime Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview locations. Planned is currently offering a “February special” $500 discount off the first month’s rent for booking an appointment online. A number of other management companies offer discounts for booking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

40 East Oak apartments, 40 E Oak St, Gold Coast

40 E Oak

40 East Oak is a 20-story, 205-unit vintage high-rise at the southern edge of the Gold Coast. The building was designed in the Beaux Arts style by Maurice L. Bein, a Russian-born architect, and completed in 1929. Bein designed scores of Chicago buildings while still in his 20s before turning to general contracting at the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Dearborn North apartments, 1117 N Dearborn St, Gold Coast

1117 N Dearborn

Dearborn North is an 8-story, 134-unit vintage mid-rise in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in the early 1920s. It was designed by Maurice Bein, a Russian-born architect who was in his 20s at the time. Bein designed scores of Chicago buildings before turning to general contracting at the age of 33. The neoclassical ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Astor House apartments, 1340 N Astor St, Gold Coast

1340 N Astor

Astor House is a 30-story, 218-unit contemporary apartment tower at 1340 N Astor St in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in 1969 and designed by the much-maligned Hirschfield & Reinheimer. Another Chicago building in Rogers Park is also named Astor House. Astor House is the second-newest rental building north of Division St in ...

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

Deal of the day – free rent on Gold Coast two-bedrooms

1133 North Dearborn

1133 North Dearborn is a full-amenity high-rise in a hyper-convenient Gold Coast location. The building has an outdoor pool, a large sundeck, a fitness center, business center and 24-hour door staff. It’s a short walk from grocery shopping, Division and Rush Street bars and nightlife, Michigan Avenue shops, Oak Street Beach and the CTA Red ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1100 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1100 N Dearborn Chicago

1100 North Dearborn is a 20-story, 247-unit Gold Coast high-rise. The building was completed in 1930. McNally & Quinn was the architecture firm that designed 1100 North Deareborn. The brick building has some limestone trim, but it’s sparsely ornamented compared to nearby buildings built in the same era. Bands of thin limestone columns rise from ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rental deal of the day – a 2-bedroom Gold Coast duplex

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A two-story apartment – a duplex – offers great separation between living and sleeping areas. That’s a real benefit for roommates or couples who work different schedules. A 2-bedroom, 2-bath end-unit duplex is currently available for rent at 1133 North Dearborn, a full-amenity Gold Coast building with a pool, fitness room and 24/7 door staff. ...

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

65 East Scott apartments, 65 E Scott St, Gold Coast

65 East Scott

65 East Scott is a 17-story, 230-unit contemporary apartment tower in the Gold Coast. Arpen Group was the architect for the building, which was completed in 1971. 65 East Scott is the second-newest rental building north of Division St in the Gold Coast. It’s one of only a handful of apartment buildings in an area ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

18 East Elm apartments, 18 E Elm St, Gold Coast

18 East Elm Chicago

18 East Elm is a 10-story, 150-unit vintage courtyard apartment building in the Gold Coast. William P. Doerr was the architect for the building. It was built in 1926 and is distinguished by the neoclassical arched entryway at the north end of the courtyard. The building was originally an apartment hotel, and its lobby reflects ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Elm Street Plaza apartments, 1130 N Dearborn St, Gold Coast

1130 North Dearborn

Elm Street Plaza is a 33-story, 396-unit, full-amenity apartment tower in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in 1976. The masonry-clad structure has 240 parking spaces. It was originally financed in part by the Illinois Housing Development Authority and includes a number of subsidized units. Habitat Company was the developer, Gordon & Levin the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Urban Outfitters leases at the Mariano Park triangle

Mariano Park

When I looked down on Mariano Park from a balcony at 1133 North Dearborn several months ago I was surprised to see that the site formerly occupied by the Hunt Club was still completely vacant. It’s the property behind the fence at the lower center of the above photo. The park is ringed by popular ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 9, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Gold Coast apartment deal of the week

Clark & Division

The deal of the week is a half-month’s free rent on a Gold Coast 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at 1111 North Dearborn. One catch: you’ll have to mention Facebook to take advantage of the discount on Unit 2507, which rents for $3,400 a month. The corner unit has new hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows with great ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 31, 2013