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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

Is Grand Plaza feeling heat from new buildings?

River North

AMLI River North and Hubbard Place, two new rental towers that recently opened in River North, added a total of 877 new apartments to a market that had been clipping along at about a 95% occupancy rate. The 481-unit Grand Plaza, which was completed in 2003, may be feeling some heat from the new buildings. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 8, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grand Plaza apartments, 540 N State St, River North

Grand Plaza

Grand Plaza, 540 N State St, is a 56-story, 481-unit apartment tower in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Grand Plaza is the east tower of an original two-tower full-block development, completed in 2003, that also includes more than 100,000 square feet of retail space and a 1,000-car parking garage. The 37-story, 283-unit west tower was converted ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 7, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grand Plaza penthouses hit the rental market

Grand Plaza video

Several of the penthouse units at Grand Plaza, 545 N Dearborn, in the River North neighborhood have just become available for rent. The building has an impressive 50,000 square foot amenities floor that you can tour in the above video. Unit 3601, a 2-bedroom plus den, 2-bath corner unit with large rooms and a 2-story ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 10, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grand Plaza's condo auction: a recap

On Thursday the Chartwell Group will auction the last 10 penthouse units at Grand Plaza in River North, at reserve prices of $345,000 to $775,000, or as much as 53 percent in some cases. In case you missed our coverage of the auction during the first three weeks of August, here are some quick links ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 23, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grand Plaza's penthouses, ready for auction

The third and final video from Joe Zekas’ recent tour of Grand Plaza with Bud Blinick of the Chartwell Group finds the duo touring several of the tower’s high-floor units. Chartwell will sell the last 10 penthouses at Grand Plaza, 545 N Dearborn St, at auction on Thursday, August 26, at published reserve prices of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 19, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The impressive amenities at Grand Plaza

Every resident in the 37-story Residences at Grand Plaza, 545 N Dearborn St, has access to the private resort-style amenities located on the tower’s ninth floor, including include a swimming pool, an eighth-mile running track, a fitness center, a business center, and more. In this video, auctioneer Bud Blinick of the Chartwell Group shows Joe ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 16, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Preparing buyers for Grand Plaza's auction

Real estate auctions are fast-moving affairs. When a bidder secures the winning bid he immediately signs a contract. So it’s critical that bidders prepare fully before arriving at the auction. Grand Plaza, 545 N Dearborn St in River North, is auctioning its last 10 penthouses at discounts upwards of 48 percent from previous prices. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 12, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grand Plaza penthouses go to auction

The last ten residences at the Penthouses at Grand Plaza, 545 N Dearborn St in River North, will be sold at auction on Thursday, August 26, says Bud Blinick of the Chartwell Group. The condos will be sold at reserve prices of $345,000 to $775,000, down as much as 53 percent in some cases from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 6, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

East vs. West at Grand Plaza

In 2005, developer Near North Properties sold the Grand Plaza‘s west tower at 545 N Dearborn St to Jaeger Equities. Two years later, NNP sold the east tower at 540 N State St to US Equities. They’re two different buildings with different addresses and managed by different companies, but residents in both towers share many ...

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Posted by erik stonikas on November 2, 2009