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An extra-wide top-floor Lakeview East home on a prime block

622 Oakdale

The newly-listed 3-bedroom, 2-bath top-floor home at 622 W Oakdale Ave has been highly-upgraded and boasts a number of unusual features. The home’s width enables all of the rooms to be generously-sized and allows for plentiful storage. A spacious kitchen has ample cabinet and counter space, a high-end appliance package and is open to the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 23, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

3130 North Lake Shore Drive apartments, Lakeview East

3130 LSD

3130 North Lake Shore is a 26-story, 287-unit apartment tower at 3130 N Lake Shore St in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1952 and designed by the prolific architecture firm of Shaw, Metz & Dolio, which also designed strikingly similar buildings at 3121 N Sheridan, 350 W Oakdale and 201 E ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 23, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

441 West Oakdale apartments, 441 W Oakdale Ave, Lakeview

441 W Oakdale

441 West Oakdale is a 15-story, 70-unit contemporary high-rise at 441 W Oakdale Ave in Lakeview East. The building was designed by the architecture firm of Schiff & Freides and completed in 1965. The glazed-green brick on the building’s façade roots it definitively in the 60s. The apartments 441 West Oakdale has only five studio ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

350 West Oakdale apartments, 350 W Oakdale Ave, Lakeview

350 W Oakdale

350 West Oakdale is a 14-story, 148-unit contemporary high-rise at 350 W Oakdale Ave in Lakeview East. The brick and concrete building was completed in 1951, and was one of the first modern high-rises built in Lakeview East. It was designed by the architecture firm of Shaw, Metz & Dolio, which also designed strikingly similar ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartments

3130 LSD

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 3130 N Lake ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 18, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

What’s for rent in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview

2756 N Pine Grove

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 2756 N Pine ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 11, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Apartment deal – book your appointment online and save $300

Planned offer

A number of Chicago’s apartment buildings and management companies offer incentives to renters who book their appointments directly rather than through a rental service. Planned Property currently has one of the most generous rewards for online appointment-booking: up to a $300 discount on the first month’s rent. Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

New Lakeview apartments at 3130 N Lake Shore Drive

3130 LSD

The contemporary high-rise at 3130 is the only rental building in the Lakeview neighborhood with a Lake Shore Drive address. 3130 N Lake Shore Drive recently carved five studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments out of previously underutilized space. The apartments have all new windows, hardwood floors, stylish kitchens, baths with an oversized shower and spacious ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Tour dozens of Lakeview East apartment buildings

Joeff Davis photo

You can spend less than an hour touring some of Lakeview East’s best apartment buildings in YoChicago videos. Or you can waste an hour at an apartment rental service waiting to repeat the information you’ve already given over the phone to a rookie agent who will put you in a car and show you rundown, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 19, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Move-ins begin at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

The first residents will begin moving in tomorrow at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview. Halsted Flats is the first new rental high-rise built in Lakeview in more than 20 years, and the only full-amenity rental building in the neighborhood. Halsted Flats has a landscaped sundeck with an outdoor pool and hot tub, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 14, 2014
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Lakeview’s Halsted Flats apartments are almost move-in ready

Halsted Flats

The first residents will begin moving in the weekend of March 15th at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview. Halsted Flats is the first new rental high-rise built in Lakeview in more than 20 years, and the only full-amenity rental building in the neighborhood. Halsted Flats has a landscaped sundeck with an outdoor pool ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 6, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Great Lakeview apartment deals at 515 West Barry

515 W Barry Chicago

The theme of this rental season will be deals, according to Planned Property’s Dan McDonough. Planned has deals available on studio and one-bedroom apartments at 515 West Barry, a contemporary elevator building where apartments feature hardwood floors, updated kitchens and baths and more. Covered and uncovered parking is available at the building. Planned Property owns ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Sit back and tour dozens of Lakeview East apartment buildings

Joeff Davis photo

You can spend less than an hour seeing some of Lakeview East’s best apartment buildings in YoChicago video tours. Or you can waste an hour at an apartment rental service waiting to repeat the information you’ve already given over the phone to a rookie agent who will put you in a car and show you ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 31, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A sleek new lounge in a dog-friendly Lakeview East building

515 W Briar

In the hotly competitive Chicago apartment market, some property owners are constantly upgrading their buildings to attract and retain residents. In recent months Planned Property has added a new outdoor seating area, a dog park and a bike room to the vintage charmer at 515 W Briar in Lakeview East. In response to resident surveys ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 20, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Large Lakeview East apartments with private balconies

Dan McDonough

The spacious apartments at 441 W Oakdale in Lakeview East have been undergoing a makeover recently, with new laminate floors and updated kitchens and baths. Some of the sought-after basics haven’t changed: great closet space, private balconies and on-site parking. Join Planned Property’s Dan McDonough for a look at the views, the apartments and the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 18, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

New apartments nearly complete at Clark and Broadway

600 W Diversey

The high-rise apartment building at 600 W Diversey, on the border between Lincoln Park and Lake View, was completed in 1982. The building occupies a prime corner at the point where Broadway begins and Clark St angles to the northwest. Multiple CTA bus routes pass through the intersection, which is a few short blocks west ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 13, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Dog-friendly buildings in Lincoln Park and Lake View

Dan McDonough

Dog-friendly apartments aren’t always easy to find in Lincoln Park and Lake View. Planned Property, one of our sponsors, has dog-friendly buildings ranging from walk-ups to vintage and contemporary high-rises. In the video, Planned’s irrepressible marketing director, Dan McDonough, visits the dog beach at Montrose Harbor then takes you on a whirlwind tour of several ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 13, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Video tours of dozens of Lakeview East apartment buildings

Joeff Davis photo

You can spend less than an hour seeing some of Lakeview East’s best apartment buildings in YoChicago video tours. Or you can waste an hour at an apartment rental service waiting to repeat the information you’ve already given over the phone to a rookie agent who will put you in a car and show you ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 9, 2013
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Rental deal of the day, a Lakeview East one-bedroom

632 Addison

Many of Chicago’s vintage courtyards have great bones — and sagging skin. They’re sorely in need of a modern update. The beautiful vintage court at 632-42 W Addison in Lakeview East has had a skin transplant to bring it up to par with the amenities that tenants expect — hardwood floors, newer kitchens and baths, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 26, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview East apartment high-rises with balconies

441 W Oakdale

Lakeview East high-rises with balconies? Nope. There are eighteen high-rise apartment buildings in the neighborhood, but there’s only one that has private balconies: 441 W Oakdale. The 14-story cat-friendly building offers sweeping views from large windows and south-facing balconies. Another feature that’s unusual in Lakeview East: on-site covered parking. Join Planned Property’s Dan McDonough in ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 10, 2013