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Walk to the Michelin stars from K2 apartments

Sepia

The 2015 Michelin Guide restaurant star ratings and Bib Gourmand awards were released recently, and the big winners are residents at K2, the new luxury apartment complex in the Fulton River District. K2 residents have four 2015 Michelin-starred restaurants in the West Loop, within a 10-minute walk of their home. Grace, at 652 W Randolph, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Belmont by Reside apartments, 3170 N Sheridan Rd, Lakeview East

3170 N Sheridan

Belmont by Reside is a 14-story, 341-unit vintage apartment building at 3170 N Lake Shore St in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1923. It was designed by Fugard & Knapp, a prolific architecture firm whose commissions included three of the luxury buildings on East Lake Shore Drive. The apartments Belmont by ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 21, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s apartment deal – Free rent at Chestnut Tower

Chestnut Tower

Chestnut Tower, a relatively new building in River North, has been undergoing a makeover. The new sundeck has a variety of seating areas, prairie landscaping, gas grills, and flat-screen TVs. It’s also a showcase for the panoramic views that residents enjoy from their apartments. Newly-renovated studios start at $1,755, 1-bedrooms at $1,975, 2-bedroom, 2-baths at ...

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

Pet-friendlier new West Loop apartments

Mary Bartelme Park

Chicago has become a city of pet lovers in recent years and new apartment buildings have rushed to welcome pet owners by including a dog run in their amenities package. Circa 922, a new full-amenity building in the West Loop, will have an outdoor dog run and an unusual pet-pampering bonus: an indoor dog grooming ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Student-friendly apartments in Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Gold Coast

55 W Chestnut

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in dozens of buildings in prime River North, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park andLakeview East locations. Planned Property’s offerings range from vintage courtyards to contemporary mid-rises to full-amenity high-rises, and they’re all student-friendly according to Planned’s Dan McDonough. McDonough recently outlined the top 5 reasons why students ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Keeping residents happy at Echelon at K Station Apartments

Tim at Echelon

Apartment hunters are drawn to Echelon, a luxury high-rise in the Fulton River District, by the convenience of its location, the building’s amenities package and the skyline and city views. Residents become attached to life at Echelon by the boutique ambiance fostered by an attentive and service-oriented staff. When something in their apartment needs attention ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville split-layout two-bedrooms with great views

Streeter Place

Apartment hunters who’ve been dismayed by the scant storage space at many apartment complexes will be delighted to visit the 2-bedroom, 2-bath K plan at Streeter Place. Each of the bedrooms in the 1,235 square foot plan has its own walk-in closet and there’s a separate coat closet in the entry foyer. The K units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

State & Chestnut tower topped out, pre-leasing in January

State & Chestnut view

The skies were dark with clouds when I rode the construction elevator to the 30th floor of State & Chestnut last Friday. The 35-story, 367 unit tower is topped out, but I opted not to climb five construction ladders to the top floor. The building will have good views to the south and west when ...

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

A look down on construction at 545 N McClurg Ct

545 N McClurg Ct

I was touring apartments at Streeter Place yesterday and stepped out on 21st-floor east-facing balcony for a look at the construction across the street at 545 N McClurg Ct. Caissons were being drilled to support a new 44-story tower with 490 apartments, office space and ground-level retail. A concrete truck was queueing up for a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The transit-oriented luxury apartments at K2

K2

A walk-to-everything location was the main draw for many of the residents at K2, the new luxury apartment community in the Fulton River District. Others, including couples and roommates who work in widely separated locations, revel in K2′s status as a transit-oriented development. Residents who commute by car will appreciate K2′s quick access to the ...

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

Video – Tour a one-bedroom plus den at Streeter Place apartments

Streeter Place

Streeter Place is a full-amenity luxury apartment tower in a convenient Streeterville location close to shopping, dining, nightlife, Northwestern Hospitals and Navy Pier. The spacious apartments at Streeter Place have in-unit washer / dryers and kitchens with granite counters, ample cabinets, gas ranges, dishwashers and built-in microwaves. Currently available studios rent from $1,520 to $1,792, ...

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

The restaurant scene near Circa 922 is adding flame-grilled chicken

Circa 922

When residents begin moving into the new Circa 922 apartments at 922 W Washington in the West Loop they won’t lack for nearby restaurants. There are dozens of outstanding dining venues within a few minutes’ walk of the building. Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that Nando’s Peri-Peri will be opening on Randolph Street’s restaurant ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A year of success for River North’s Hubbard Place apartments

Hubbard Place

Here’s something unusual – a news release that contains information about a new apartment community’s financial performance and the market conditions under which it was achieved: The Habitat Company, a leading property manager and developer, is proud to announce the one-year anniversary of Hubbard Place, and the tremendous success of the apartment community in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 12, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – South Loop two-bedrooms with free rent

The LEX

The LEX, a luxury apartment tower in the South Loop, has two-bedroom, two-bath apartments available for immediate occupancy, priced from $2,068 to $2,269. Two-bedroom plus den, 2-bath apartments are available from $2,334 to $2,346. The deal: apply within 24 hours of your first showing and the second month of your 12-month lease will be rent-free. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 12, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Video tours of six Hyde Park / Kenwood apartment buildings

Hyde Park, Kardas Photography

Many confirmed North Siders have never visited Hyde Park / Kenwood, and it’s probable that even fewer have given any thought to moving there. We think Hyde Park / Kenwood merits at least a visit. A rapidly developing 53rd Street and the new City Hyde Park development will only add to the neighborhood’s lengthy list ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Catalyst apartments, 123 N Desplaines St, West Loop

Catalyst

Catalyst is a 19-story, 223-unit apartment building with ground-floor retail space and 161 on-site parking spaces. Catalyst is located at 123 N Desplaines St in the West Loop. Construction began in March of 2013 and the building opened for occupancy in the summer of 2014. Catalyst was developed by Marquette Companies, with Brininstool + Lynch ...

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

Rent now, move as late as April to a new West Loop apartment

Circa 922

The first residents will move into Circa 922, 922 W Washington in the West Loop, in mid-January of 2015. The building, like every new apartment tower, will stage occupancy over a period of time beginning with its lower floors. Renters can take advantage of the staged delivery schedule to sign a lease now and lock ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 7, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Surf apartments, 425 W Surf St, Lakeview

Reside on Surf

Reside on Surf is a 9-story, 144-unit vintage high-rise at 425 W Surf St in Lakeview, a block north of the Lincoln Park neighborhood and a block west of the park itself. The neoclassical building was designed by Grossman & Proskauer and completed in 1922 as the Sheridan-Surf Apartment Hotel. It has a two-story terra ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Saturday is Zumba day at the Fulton River District’s K2 Apartments

K2

Zumba is a fitness program that combines dance and aerobics. But that’s telling you something you already know, and you’ve probably watched some of the YouTube videos that have collectively garnered more than 100 million views.. Saturday Zumba classes are among the fitness programs available to residents of K2 Apartments at the building’s fitness center ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 6, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Large Streeterville studios with lake views from $1,472

Streeter Place view

Streeter Place, a luxury apartment tower at 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, has a variety of studio apartments. The most popular layouts have views of Lake Michigan over a neighboring park. At 655 square feet they’re also the largest studios in the building and as spacious as many one-bedroom apartments. Select units are currently available, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 6, 2014