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Preview River North apartments in YoChicago video tours

Hubbard Place

We immodestly think that YoChicago’s video tours, some of which are sponsored, are a great way to preview apartment communities and narrow your apartment search. Join us in these videos for a look at four full-amenity luxury apartment towers in River North. Hubbard Place is a new 48-story, 450-unit apartment tower across from the East ...

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

Tour a model apartment at Hubbard Place in River North

Hubbard Place apartment

Hubbard Place, 360 W Hubbard in River North, is a new, luxury, full-amenity high-rise directly across from the East Bank Club and a short walk from the Merchandise Mart. Hubbard Place apartments are spacious and have well-designed, efficient floor plans that take maximum advantage of the space. Floor-to-ceiling windows open onto expansive views and expand ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 29, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour the over-the-top amenities at Hubbard Place in River North

Hubbard Place

Hubbard Place, a new 43-story, 450-unit apartment tower in River North, offers a lavish array of social spaces where its residents can meet each other or enjoy a quiet moment. A spacious, richly-landscaped deck hosts a pool with cabanas, BBQ grills, and a variety of “living room” areas for more intimate social gatherings. The deck ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Scenes from the unveiling party at Hubbard Place apartments

Hubbard Place party

On Thursday July 10, Hubbard Place, a new luxury apartment tower in River North, teamed up with CS Modern Luxury magazine to host a party unveiling the building’s lavish pool deck. Hundreds of people attended on a beautiful evening to meet their fellow residents and enjoy the music and refreshments, with views of Chicago’s skyline ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 15, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Some dazzling images from Hubbard Place apartments

Hubbard Place

As someone who dabbles in photography almost every day, I’m always in awe of the work of professional photographers. While I try to do a credible job of portraying what a place looks like, Paul Morgan paints an image with light, brings a place to life and involves you in what it feels like. When ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 2, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North’s best apartments – two-bedroom floor plan

Hubbard 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 16, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

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

River North’s best apartment towers – expressway access

View of River North Park, Flair Tower

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North spotlighted the buildings with the best views, the most convenient grocery shopping, the best access to public transit and parks and beaches . Among the many reasons for River North’s popularity with renters is its proximity to the Ontario St / Ohio ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 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

The latest Habitat plaza, and a bath with a skyline view

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Quite a few of The Habitat Company‘s apartment buildings included “plaza” in their name: Newberry Plaza, Asbury Plaza, River Plaza, Elm Street Plaza, Columbus Plaza, Huron Plaza, West Point Plaza, Kenmore Plaza and Kingsbury Plaza. Habitat’s newest offering, Hubbard Place, departs from that naming scheme but includes a plaza that’s seems destined to become a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 18, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

What’s with the garage paint at Hubbard Place?

Hubbard Place

There’s been some speculation at SkyscraperPage about the colorful bands of paint on the east wall of the Hubbard Place parking garage. One commenter viewed it as “a way to spark some interest” in the building. Another cast it as “a creative use of an un-creative way to hide construction joints and tie holes!” My ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 6, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Hubbard Place, 360 W Hubbard St, River North

360 W Hubbard

Hubbard Place is a 43-story, 450-unit apartment tower at 360 W Hubbard St in River North. An adjacent 8-story garage includes 520 parking spaces, 394 for the residences and 126 for the East Bank Club. The Habitat Company is the developer, Solomon Cordwell Buenz is the architect, and McHugh Construction is the general contractor. Preliminary ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 29, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago views, from the west

Aerial view of skyline

Morning isn’t the best time to capture this view from above the UIC campus, but it’s still dramatic. River North high-rises along the Chicago River offer panoramic views of the skyline. The shots are taken, in order, from the new Hubbard Place apartments, Kingsbury Plaza, and The Montgomery condos. The newly-opened K2 Apartments in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 21, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The views from the Montgomery in River North

View east from Montgomery

Buildings in the densest part of Chicago along the lakefront typically offer sweeping views only when they rise well above their surroundings. Few buildings have that distinction. Residents of many buildings in the West Loop, Fulton River District, River West and River North enjoy panoramic views of the skyline. We’ve recently shown you some of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 18, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The panoramic views from the roof of Hubbard Place

View from Hubbard Place

Late Friday afternoon I rode the construction elevator to the roof of Hubbard Place with Tom Black, who “directs the planning, design and construction of new properties” for The Habitat Company. The 43-story River North apartment tower at 360 W Hubbard is on schedule for early-October occupancy of half the building, according to Black, and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 15, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction update: Catalyst, 111 W Wacker, River Point and more

Catalyst, 630 W Washington

Recent visits to the roof of Hubbard Place in River North and a penthouse at K2 in the Fulton River District gave me good vantage points to look at the progress of a number of developments. Workers are completing the second floor of Catalyst, a 22-story, 223-apartment building pictured above at 630 W Washington in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 15, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Bridging River North and the Fulton River District

Alta etc

In the photo, the east tower of Alta at K Station and architect Harry Weese‘s River Cottages are flanked by Weese’s Fulton House condominium building and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Bridge. The bridge is a Chicago Landmark which “was reported to be the world’s longest and heaviest bridge of its type at the time ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 2, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Guerrilla marketing for 500 LSD opposite East Bank Club

500 LSD billboard

When East Bank Club members leave the building they’re confronted with a large, two-panel billboard touting the recently-opened 500 Lake Shore Drive as “Chicago’s most sophisticated apartments.” The same scene will greet prospective residents of the soon-to-open Hubbard Place, 360 W Hubbard, and Kingsbury Plaza, 520 N Kingsbury, if they approach the buildings from Kinzie ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 3, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A view of three new apartment towers

New downtown apartment projects

Three of the dozens of new apartment projects in downtown Chicago are visible in the above view. The building with the recessed balconies and construction elevator to the left of center is AMLI River North. The 50-story, 409-unit tower is currently leasing apartments for “summer 2013″ occupancy. Hubbard Place is front and center in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 17, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction update – Hubbard Place

Hubbard Place, Chicago

A tower crane is arguably the most critical element in the construction of a high-rise building, and the dismantling of the crane marks a major milestone in a building’s progress. Another major milestone is completion of the building’s fenestration. As you can see from the above photo, window installation has passed the halfway point at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 8, 2013