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Countdown to Whole Foods at Streeter Place

Whole Foods

Residents at Streeter Place, a full-amenity luxury apartment tower, will soon have Whole Foods at the end of their block. Whole Foods plans to open the first of the seven former Dominick’s stores it acquired at 255 E Grand Ave in Streeterville. The store’s opening is slated for next January. In the meantime, Streeter Place ...

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

Echelon at K Station has the apartments and location you want

Echelon at K Station

If you’re looking for a luxury high-rise apartment with great amenities, panoramic views, a full-service grocery across the street, a park next door, convenient access to public transportation and expressways, and tons of nearby restaurants, you’ll find everything you’re looking for at Echelon at K Station. Located at 353 N Desplaines St in the Fulton ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 28, 2014

Will luxury high-rise dwellers be shivering in September?

100 E Huron

Chicagoans experienced cooler than normal temperatures in July, and the Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a cold winter. Anyone who’s lived in Chicago for any length of time is keenly aware of how volatile temperatures can be. New residents of “luxury” high-rises, however, are often unaware that may not be able turn on the heat when ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A wonderful Bucktown home that’s large yet cozy

1614 Leavitt

When you arrive at 1614 N Leavitt in Bucktown you’ll feel like you’re at a home built in the late 1800s. In fact, the home is less than 10 years old but is a wonderful recreation of an architecturally distinctive period piece. Every element in the home is of artisan quality and a high level ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 22, 2014
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Checking out a one-bedroom apartment in Streeterville

Streeter Place

I stopped by Streeter Place yesterday, for my first look at the model apartments. Streeter Place is a 54-story, 480-unit full-amenity apartment tower at 355 E Ohio St in Streeterville. It was completed in 2009. The “I” model is an east-facing one-bedroom that spans 846 square feet. The model was furnished in a minimalist style ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, a short walk from Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2 pool deck

K2 Apartments, the new luxury tower at 365 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Fulton River District, has a keystone location that affords quick pedestrian access to the city’s hottest neighborhoods. The West Loop, River West and River North – the neighborhoods adjacent to K2 – are all just a few minutes’ walk away, and they’re ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Attend the Bash on Wabash, and check out Park Michigan Apartments

Bash on Wabash

The 1300 block of South Wabash Ave is one of the best restaurant and bar destinations in downtown Chicago. It’s also just a block south of the Park Michigan Apartments, 1212 S Michigan Ave, in the South Loop. Starting at 13th and Wabash, a few steps south will take you to Gioco, Zapatista, Asian Outpost, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 21, 2014
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A corner two-bedroom with a great balcony at Astoria Tower

Astoria Tower

The two-bedroom, two-bath apartments with downtown views at Astoria Tower in the South Loop have been one of the popular building’s most sought-after floor plans. One of them is currently available for September 29 occupancy, renting for $2,645 a month. The apartment has a split-bedroom layout that’s ideal for roommates or a home office. Both ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 19, 2014
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Hit the lakefront trail from a Streeter Place studio

Streeter Place

Residents at the high-service, full-amenity Streeter Place apartment tower have quick access to Chicago’s glorious lakefront and the 18-mile lakefront trail. The trail is a magnet for walkers, bikers, joggers and rollerbladers. It affords great views of the skyline and access to beaches, playgrounds, soccer and baseball fields, volleyball nets, tennis courts, harbors and more. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 15, 2014
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There’s a food mall outside Astoria Tower’s apartments

South Loop Club

If you rent at Astoria Tower and commute to the Loop via the CTA Red Line stop at Harrison, or attend Roosevelt University’s nearby vertical campus, you’ll pass a food mall along your 5-minute walk home. Heading south along the east side of State Street the first venue you encounter is the South Loop Club. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 15, 2014
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Kingsbury Plaza’s curvaceous two-bedroom apartments

Kingsbury Plaza

I recently toured the new model apartments at Kingsbury Plaza, 520 N Kingsbury in River North. My favorite was a two-bedroom at the northeast corner of the building. The living / dining area boasts a wide, curving wall of floor-to-ceiling windows with striking views of the Chicago skyline, even from the seventh-floor model. Plank flooring ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 14, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A stunning new Bucktown home from Noah Properties

2163 N Oakley

A visit to the 6-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home at 2163 N Oakley in Bucktown elicits a flurry of superlatives. The home is set on an extra-wide corner lot and boasts outdoor space that’s difficult to match. A wall of folding windows in the family room opens to a deck overlooking a private courtyard with ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 13, 2014
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Check out the apartment deals at Streeter Place in Streeterville

Streeter Place, at arrow

If you’re looking for a deal on a spacious apartment at a high-service, full-amenity tower in a prime Streeterville location, you’ll want to put Streeter Place on your must-visit list. Available studios rent from $1,853 to $2,451, convertibles from $1,875 to $2,350, one-bedrooms from $2,093 to $3,290, one-bedroom plus den units from $2,635 to $3,009, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 13, 2014

Quick-delivery luxury homes at Woodleaf in Kildeer

Woodleaf at Sanctuary Club

The half-acre home sites at Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club in Kildeer boast a pastoral setting overlooking ponds and trees. The Portfolio Homes division of Lexington Homes, one of the area’s most experienced builders, is offering semi-custom homes at Woodleaf in a wide variety of designs. Several homes are available for quick delivery, including the ...

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

West Loop Famers Market opens steps from K2 Apartments

West Loop Farmers Market

Residents at K2, the new full-amenity luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, have access to great grocery shopping options. What’s arguably the city’s best Jewel-Osco is connected to the building by a bridge. Mariano’s and the year-round indoor French Market are a few short blocks away. Whole Foods is slated to open a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 12, 2014
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Deals on Streeter Place apartments this weekend

Streeter Place

Wondering where you can get a deal on rent this weekend? Streeter Place is a high-service, full-amenity apartment tower in a prime Streeterville location. Available studios rent from $1,877 to $2,474, convertibles from $2,133 to $2,530, one-bedrooms from $1,958 to $3,003, one-bedroom plus den units from $2,486 to $3,009, two-bedroom, two-baths from $3,024 to $3,925 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 8, 2014
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Rental deal of the day – South Loop 2-bedrooms in the $2,300s

The LEX

The LEX, a luxury apartment tower at 2138 S Indiana in the South Loop, currently has a selection of two-bedroom, two-bath units at monthly rents in the $2,300s. The apartments have 9-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, a gas-cooking kitchen that’s open to a spacious living / dining area, large balconies with panoramic views, in-unit washer / ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 8, 2014
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Spend an afternoon and evening at K2 Apartments

K2 pool

A great way to learn whether a new apartment is right for you is to invest a few hours immersing yourself in the environment. Tuesday, August 19 is an ideal day to do just that at K2 Apartments, the new luxury tower in the Fulton River District. Start by making a late-afternoon appointment with the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 8, 2014
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Rental deal of the day – Streeterville one-bedrooms with lake views

Streeter Place

One-bedroom apartments in the I tier at Streeter Place span 846 square feet of functional, efficient space. They boast a large, open living / dining area and a bedroom that’s spacious enough to accommodate a seating area or a home office desk. Available units in this tier currently rent from $2,096 to $2,735, depending on ...

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

A spacious contemporary townhome in a quiet Gold Coast oasis

1241 Beekman Place

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome at 1241 Beekman Place, 55 W Goethe, is set in a gated community steps from the best of everything in the Gold Coast. The home boasts generously-sized rooms, a sleek eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, a step-down living room with woodburning fireplace, a master suite with a skylit ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 4, 2014