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BigLaw attorney abodes – OneEleven apartments

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The life of a BigLaw attorney consists of lengthy workdays, working weekends and frequent travel. I lived the BigLaw life for five years. If I were starting out in it today, I’d likely choose to live in a full-amenity high-rise a short walk from work and from a vibrant restaurant, nightlife and theater scene. Proximity ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walk-ins are welcome at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

Parc Huron apartments in River North is a new YoChicago advertiser and I stopped in yesterday for a brief tour of the 21-story building. Parc Huron’s lobby has floor-to-ceiling windows and mirrors that showcase and reflect the varied architecture that helps make River North such an interesting place to live and work. There’s a sunny ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

State & Chestnut architecture stars in stripes

State & Chestnut

Pulitzer prize-winning architect Blair Kamin recently noted a trend in new buildings that he called “sliced minimalism:” It involves cutting straight slots and meandering ribbons into mirror-smooth surfaces of reflective glass, as if the architect were a surgeon wielding a scalpel. . Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB), the architecture firm responsible for State & Chestnut, the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments begins the countdown to summer fun

West Loop

K2‘s gateway location in the Fulton River Districts affords residents quick access to the best of the West Loop, River North and River West neighborhoods. As a bonus, Bucktown and Wicker Park are a few stops away on the CTA Blue Line. K2 residents are beginning the countdown to summer fun at the numerous street ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visit to Club 73 at 73 East Lake apartments

73 East Lake

In an earlier post, we toured the 9th floor amenities at the new 73 East Lake apartment tower in the Loop. The grand scale of the amenities continues in Club 73 on the building’s 42nd floor. There’s a grand, high-ceilinged lounge with wide walls of windows, multiple seating areas with flat-screen TVs and a large ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 31, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s most conveniently-located apartments

Astoria Tower

Chicago’s South Loop stretches from Congress Pkwy (500 S) on the north to the Stevenson Expressway on the south – a distance of two miles. Astoria Tower, 8 E 9th St, has the most convenient overall proximity to the Loop, Grant Park, the CTA Red Line, college and university campuses and the Museum Campus, of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 30, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent an Old Town three-bedroom with a rooftop pool

1225

1225 Old Town is showcasing a new furnished model of its 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Available 3-bedrooms start at $4,442 a month. The apartments have everything on your wish list: wood-look floors in living areas, stylish kitchens and baths, private outdoor space and in-unit washer / dryers. The upscale Plum Market is in the building, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Upgraded homes in Streeterville

Atwater

Atwater, 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, refers to its newly-renovated apartments as “Upgraded Homes.” When you move to Atwater you’re upgrading to more luxurious finishes, more space, a higher level of service, and a superior location. Upgraded Home studios start at $1,800, convertibles at $2,209, 1-bedrooms at $2,500 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths at $3,564. Atwater is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Look, lease and save at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Two northwest corner one-bedrooms are currently available at the new Halsted Flats luxury high-rise in Lakeview. The units rent at $2,234 and $2,444. The bedroom has dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides, flooding the space with light. You need to be there to feel the full impact of the windows. One of the available one-bedrooms ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

The easy way to rent a great Lakeview apartment

Reside on Barry

Reside Living has renovated studio to 3-bedroom apartments in more than a dozen buildings, ranging from vintage walk-ups to contemporary mid- and high-rises in prime Lakeview locations. Reside on Barry is a 17-story high-rise at one of those great locations, steps from Broadway, with a CVS pharmacy and 7-Eleven at the corner, and a terrific ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2015
ChicagoFar North

Completely-renovated apartments near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus

1246 Pratt model

1246 West Pratt has a classic façade, but everything inside is new. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with bleached hardwood floors, crown ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

West Loop apartment deals about to do a disappearing act

Circa 922

The West Loop‘s Circa 922 is offering deals on the few apartments that remain available at the new high-rise. For 14-month leases that begin prior to May 15, Circa 922 is offering 2 months’ free rent on studios, a month free on one-bedrooms and one-and-a-half free months on two-bedrooms. Circa 922 is a full-amenity, pet-friendly, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Riverfront luxury at OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven Apartments

When the weather warms up, the residents at the new OneEleven Apartments will have front row 50-yard line seats for the best show in town: the scene along the Chicago River. Better yet, OneEleven’s walk-to-everything location affords residents time to enjoy the show. The river will soon begin to come alive with a range of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, surrounded by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2

The Fulton River District, home to Carnivale, Paramount Room, The Dawson, La Scarola, Piccolo Sogno, Emmit’s Irish Pub and a host of other restaurants and bars, is also where you’ll find K2 Apartments. The Fulton River District is bordered by Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods: the West Loop, River West, River North and the Loop. K2 has ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New Streeterville studios with spectacular lake views

North Water

The just-opened North Water apartment tower in Streeterville has a tier of east-facing studios with views of Lake Michigan. The studios are on the 16th through 45th floors, accommodating a variety of view preferences. Rent ranges upwards from $1,798 a month. The apartments have hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and in-unit washer-dryers. Kitchens have quartz countertops, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

New high-amenity apartments steps from Millennium Park

73 East Lake

73 East Lake, a new luxury apartment tower in the Loop, boasts an amenities package that rivals the offerings in much larger buildings. The convertible, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments at 73 East Lake also stand out. They’re spacious and have very livable floor plans, designer finishes and built-in desks. Convertible apartments span 682 to 695 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Free rent at new West Loop apartments

JeffJack

JeffJack, a new luxury apartment tower, has an attractive close-to-everything West Loop location east of the expressway. JeffJack is leasing up rapidly and is currently offering a month’s free rent on 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with a loft aesthetic and highly-functional floor plans. JeffJack is a full-amenity, pet-friendly community. Floor plans are available online, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The cloudy-day views from Chestnut Place apartments

Chestnut Place view

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. Chestnut Place has 1- and 2-bedroom apartments and, due to the building’s unusual configuration, all of them are corners. Last Friday I headed for the roof of Chestnut Place to approximate the views from the higher floor ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The outdoor living scene at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station

Days that tease with sunshine and warm weather hint at the outdoor living fun in a Chicago summer. The outdoor living scene starts just outside the fitness center at Echelon at K Station, a luxury apartment high-rise in the Fulton River District. The fitness center opens to a large, landscaped, south-facing pool deck with sunny ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 23, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New apartments near the best of the West Loop

Whole Foods

The West Loop spans quite a bit of territory and encompasses sizzling growth in jobs, restaurants and night life. If you want to be near the best of what’s happening in the neighborhood, you’ll head for the new Circa 922 apartments before they’ve all been rented. If you’re visiting on or after next Wednesday, March ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 20, 2015