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West Loop’s JeffJack nearly 80% leased, offering deals

JeffJack

All of the studio and convertible apartments at Jeff Jack, the hot new West Loop tower, have been rented and only 43 of the building’s 190 apartments remain available. JeffJack opened its leasing office just three months ago. To continue its torrid leasing pace, JeffJack is offering a month’s free rent on select 1- and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2015

New Rogers Park 1-bedrooms from $1,045 a month

1246 Pratt

1246 West Pratt is a completely-renovated vintage high-rise in a convenient Rogers Park location just steps off Sheridan Road. 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, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Bargain-priced apartments where the Gold Coast meets Old Town

1120 N LaSalle

1120 North LaSalle offers a lot of space and value, starting with a hyper-convenient location on the border of the Gold Coast and Old Town. 1120 North LaSalle is a full-amenity building with a popular rooftop pool, fitness center and business center. The CTA Red Line is at the corner and buses stop outside the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Visit the 50th floor sundeck and lounge at North Water apartments

Sundeck North Water

North Water, the newest luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, has a 15th floor amenities suite that includes a pool deck with gas grills, a resident lounge, a fitness center with a separate yoga studio and a business center. Residents who want to enjoy day-long sun and spectacular views of the lake and Navy Pier fireworks, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The light-filled year-round pool at 73 East Lake

73 East Lake pool

It’s the first full week in May and many high-rise residents are wondering when their pool will open – or contemplating a move to a building that has a pool. Residents at 73 East Lake, the new luxury apartment tower in the Loop, enjoy a year-round indoor pool with light streaming through soaring floor-to-ceiling window ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Renovated lofts and new apartments in the hot West Loop

jCirca 922

Circa 922, the new full-amenity high-rise in the West Loop, is an addition to a 7-story loft building that shares its pool, fitness center, business center, resident lounge and other amenities. Circa 922 offers both contemporary and loft apartments, all of which have access to the building’s amenities suite. The loft portion of Circa 922 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 5, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A hardhat tour of the new Gateway West Loop apartments

Gateway West Loop

The new Gateway West Loop is gearing up for first occupancies late in July. Last Friday afternoon I rode the construction elevator to the roof for a look at the skyline view and a brief walk through several of the apartments that are nearing completion. Gateway West Loop is a full-amenity building with a rooftop ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 4, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Luxury South Loop 2-bedroom, 2-baths from $2,232 a month

The LEX

You can rent a 2-bedroom, 2-bath with condo-quality finishes in a full-amenity South Loop tower for less than many one-bedrooms on the North Side. The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, has luxury 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments available for immediate occupancy from $2,232 a month. Gaining more space for less rent, however, is just one of the reasons ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 4, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A first look at the New City apartments

New City

The New City apartment tower on the Near North Side is still under construction, prepping for mid-July occupancy. Last Friday I met representatives of RMK Management at the on-site leasing trailer for a mid-day hardhat tour of the apartments. The first of a number of surprises was that every apartment, including studios and convertibles, has ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 3, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An upgraded Streeterville studio a block from Whole Foods

Atwater studio

Scrap your expectations about studio layouts and check out the recently-upgraded B-plan studios at Atwater, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville. The layout features a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows that extend into the kitchen area and flood the space with light. The kitchen has ample cabinet and counter space, white quartz counters, a glass tile ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The appealing amenities at OneEleven apartments

OneEleven

Once you’ve seen the new apartments at OneEleven, the decision to live here becomes an easy one. The riverfront location, the amenities and the apartment finishes make a compelling statement. Once you’ve moved into OneEleven, deciding where to spend your time becomes a challenge. Each of OneEleven’s many amenities spaces has a strong appeal. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Luxury apartments in pedestrian-friendly Old Town

Wells Street

Wells Street in Old Town is one of the most delightful pedestrian experiences in Chicago. The street is lined with bars, restaurants, outdoor cafes, a mix of new shops and old favorites, salons and fitness studios, landmark buildings, and a stream of people enjoying the scene. The excitement of Wells Street is right outside your ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Select your new apartment and view at North Water in Streeterville

North Water view

The recently-opened 52-story North Water apartment tower in Streeterville has eight different studio and convertible layouts for you to choose among. They range in size from 550 to 684 square feet. North Water convertibles span more living space than you’ll find in many one-bedrooms in the neighborhood. Studios start at $1,799 and convertibles at $2,089. ...

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

Luxury Fulton River District apartments with great views

K2 views

If having a great view is the number one priority in your apartment hunt, you’ll want to visit K2, a new luxury tower in a walk-to-everything Fulton River District location. All of K2′s apartments boast floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors in living areas, in-unit washer / dryers and stylish kitchen and bath finishes. Many of the ...

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

Chestnut Place has steps-to-everything apartments

Chestnut Place

Chestnut Place, an apartment tower at 850 N State St, spans the border between the Gold Coast and River North. The location affords Chestnut Place residents quick access to a rich and varied dining, nightlife and shopping scene. Step outside the front door at Chestnut Place and Tempo Café is across the street. Five Starbucks ...

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

The colorful aqua center at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

The Parc Huron apartment tower is in a quiet residential pocket of River North near the Chicago River. The amenities suite at Parc Huron includes an unusual aqua center with a waterfall, a spa pool, sauna and steam rooms, lounging areas and a massage room. Parc Huron has a full suite of amenities, service-oriented on-site ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New West Loop apartments with a boutique appeal

Circa 922

The West Loop’s new 104-unit Circa 922 offers an amenities suite you’d typically find only in a much larger building. Circa 922 has an outdoor pool deck, a rooftop sun deck, a fitness room, a large resident lounge, a media room and a business center. Circa 922 is pet-friendly and smoke-free. The apartments have high ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 29, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Great space and style in new West Loop apartments

Jeff Jack

Style and space may be the first words that come to mind when you visit the new Jeff Jack apartments at 601 W Jackson in the West Loop. The apartments have highly-functional open layouts with no wasted space.. High ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, wood-look floors and a brushed concrete loft aesthetic combine to make them feel ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 28, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

Corner one-bedrooms with balconies at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Lakeview’s Halsted Flats has three northwest corner apartments available, two for immediate occupancy and one for mid-June. Rents range from $2,240 to $2,450. The apartments have high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, plank flooring and private balconies. Kitchens have white quartz counter tops, side-by-side refrigerator / freezers with an ice maker, gas ranges, a large peninsula island ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 28, 2015
ChicagoFar North

New Rogers Park apartments near Loyola, Glenwood Ave Arts District

Loyola

The completely-renovated apartments at 1246 West Pratt are a few short blocks north of Loyola University’s Rogers Park campus and just over a block west of Lake Michigan. 1246 Pratt is also a short walk from the colorful murals, shops, restaurants and theaters in the Glenwood Ave Arts District. 1246 West Pratt has a classic ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 28, 2015