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A Lofts at River East update

Lofts at River East

The Lofts at River East recently sent us photo-realistic renderings of the building’s lobby and apartment finishes. The renderings illustrate a sophisticated lobby and apartments with elements of the classic loft aesthetic: large windows, high ceilings, wood floors and ceilings, and exposed heavy timber columns and beams. The 285-unit Streeterville loft conversion is targeting early ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 24, 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
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
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
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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New West Loop apartments with a great neighborhood vibe

Circa 922 aerial

The Wall Street Journal recently caught up with what’s common knowledge in Chicago: the West Loop is hot. The Journal article focuses on luxury condo development, but the bigger story is the pace of new rental apartment construction in the area. Developers have flocked to the West Loop, recognizing its appeal to renters who want ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 31, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Circa 922 apartments, 922 W Washington St, West Loop

Circa 922, rendering

Circa 922 is an 11-story, 104 unit apartment building nearing completion in the West Loop. The building is an expansion of 123 North Sangamon, the existing loft building immediately to the north. When completed in early 2015, the development will have a total of 149 units and 130 parking spaces. 123 Sangamon Venture Partners LLC ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A first look inside the West Loop’s new Circa 922

Circa 922

Construction at Circa 922, the new 11-story, 104-unit apartment community in the West Loop, is on track for mid-January occupancies. Renters can also take advantage of the building’s staged delivery schedule to sign a lease now and lock in a move-in date as late as April, 2015. Circa 922 is currently offering hardhat tours of ...

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

Rent new West Loop apartments now for next spring

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 phase 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 October 15, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New website, hardhat tours at new West Loop apartments

Circa 922

First occupancies are slated for January at Circa 922, 922 W Washington in the West Loop. Circa 922 just launched its new website, with floor plans and details on the apartments and the full suite of common-area amenities. Hardhat tours of the building and the apartments have begun on a by-appointment basis. The tours are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video – A 2-bedroom, 2-bath loft on the River in River North

Niko, Kate

Two River Place, 720 N Larrabee, is a 17-story new construction loft building completed 10 years ago during the makeover of the sprawling Montgomery Ward complex in River North. In keeping with the loft aesthetic the condo units have high ceilings, large windows, and exposed ductwork and concrete columns and ceilings. Unit 1002 is a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Lofts at River East launches its website

Lofts at River East

The preliminary website for Lofts at River East, a 285-unit loft conversion currently underway in Streeterville, has just gone live. According to the website, loft apartments in more than 100 different floor plans will be available for occupancy early next year. The units will have a true loft aesthetic, with exposed brick and ductwork, high ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 3, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Hard hat tours begin next week at new West Loop apartments

View from 922 Washington

First occupancies are slated for January of 2015, and beginning next week Circa 922 will be conducting hard hat tours of the new luxury apartment building at 922 W Washington. Circa 922 has a hyper-convenient West Loop location, close to Randolph Street’s hot restaurant row, public transit, Mariano’s, and the new Whole Foods opening in ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 2, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Aviation Lofts, 1340 S Michigan Ave, South Loop

Aviation Lofts

Aviation Lofts is a 7-story, 49-unit apartment building in the South Loop. A Giordano’s restaurant occupies the ground-level retail space. The Neoclassical-style building was built in 1922 for the Interior Furniture Company and served as both a showroom and a warehouse. During later years it was the home of the Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical University, hence its ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 29, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video tour – New West Loop luxury apartments at Circa 922

Circa 922 view

Circa 922, a new boutique apartment building, will be ready for occupancy in January of 2015 at 922 W Washington. A leasing office is currently open at 123 N Sangamon, an adjacent loft building that will share amenities with Circa 922. Circa 922 has a terrific West Loop location, steps from a park, dining, nightlife, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 26, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Circa 922, new apartments steps from the best of the West Loop

Aerial view of West Loop

Chicago’s West Loop ranges a mile-and-a-half from east to west, from the Chicago River to Ashland Ave (1600 W), and nearly a mile from Lake St (200 N) on the north to the Eisenhower Expressway on the south. In a neighborhood this large, some locations are far more convenient than others. The new Circa 922, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A first look inside The Lofts at River East in Streeterville

Lofts at River East

If you pass by The Lofts at River East, 445 E Illinois in Streeterville, you’ll have only a few clues to the scale of construction that’s underway inside. The conversion of the building into 285 loft apartments is far along, and occupancy is targeted for late this year. At the time of my visit on ...

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

The West Loop’s new Circa 922 has bodacious balconies

Circa 922

Bodacious is just the right word to describe the balconies at Circa 922, a new luxury apartment community at 922 W Washington in the West Loop. Southeast corner 2-bedrom, 2-bath apartments have balconies that are impressively sized and serve up dramatic views of the Loop skyline. All of Circa 922′s apartments, even studios, have balconies ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 11, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Lofts at River East, 445 E Illinois St, Streeterville

Lofts at River East

The Lofts at River East is one of Chicago’s most distinctive structures, and a reminder of the lakefront’s industrial past. The building is what remains of the Pugh Terminal Warehouse (PDF), which was built between 1905 and 1920 and consisted of 18 modules that stretched about a third of a mile along the Ogden Slip ...

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

Circa 922 apartments nearing occupancy in West Loop

View from 123 n SAngamon

Circa 922, an 11-story, 104-unit apartment building that’s nearing completion at 922 W Washington in the West Loop, has just gone live with a new website. The building has begun accepting applications for occupancy later this year for studio to 3-bedroom apartments. The picture above, shot from 123 N Sangamon, is a close proxy for ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 5, 2014