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Noah Properties’ single-family asks $3.2M in Bucktown

2163 N Oakley

Noah Properties has been one of Chicago’s hottest-selling builders. Most builders concentrate in a price niche, but Noah’s offerings have ranged from condominiums priced in the mid-$200s to luxury single-family homes selling for nearly $3 million. A new home from Noah Properties that’s nearing completion at 2163 N Oakley in Bucktown is the company’s highest-priced ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 31, 2014
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Three dramatic new homes steps from the Bloomingdale Trail

1833 N Fairfield

Ultimate Homes has three new luxury single-families under construction in the 1900 block of Rockwell in Logan Square. The location is steps from an entry to the Bloomingdale Trail, two blocks from a CTA Blue Line stop, close to restaurants and bars, and with easy access to the Kennedy Expressway. The 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2014

A builder’s own handcrafted home in Glenview

902 Glenshire, Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 6-bath home at 902 Glenshire Rd in Glenview was lovingly handcrafted in every detail by a home builder for his personal residence. http://www.koenigrubloff.com/homes-for-sale/IL/Glenview/60025/902-Glenshire-Road-125891366 “Must-see” is a real state cliché, but one that’s particularly true and appropriate for this spacious and livable home. Every room in the home is richly detailed in a unique ...

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

The space-expanding views from Streeter Place

Streeter Place view

Streeter Place, 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, has a variety of studio to 3-bedroom apartments that are more spacious than many in the neighborhood. Square footage is just one measure of space, and not the most important. Streeter Place’s floor plans make efficient use of their space and expand it dramatically with floor-to-ceiling windows that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Tour the new luxury apartments at Webster Square in Lincoln Park

Webster Square sundeck

Webster Square is the first new construction apartment building in Lincoln Park in decades. Webster Square boasts a top-tier location at 558 W Webster Ave, steps from the best of everything in Lincoln Park. Oz Park and Mrs Green’s Natural Market are directly across the street. Buses at the corner connect to downtown and to ...

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

The scary swift service at K2 luxury apartments

Juan and Rafael at K2

K2 is a new luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District. K2 has a stellar location, a full suite of amenities that includes a pool deck with skyline views, a fitness center, a basketball court / yoga studio, resident lounge and party rooms, a business center, a theater and the city’s largest dog run. ...

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

View the Taste of River North from K2 Apartments

Ward Park

K2 Apartments has a gateway location in the Fulton River District that affords its residents quick access to the bars, restaurants, nightlife and other attractions in the adjacent West Loop, River West and River North neighborhoods. One of the advantages of K2′s location is that summer becomes a months-long festival of nearby neighborhood events. On ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 18, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

An impressive new Lincoln Park home by RD Precision

2455 N Greenview

RD Precision homes have been selling pre-completion, attracting buyers with a rich mix of standard features and impressive craftsmanship. The homes have open floor plans, high ceilings, extravagantly large windows, spacious kitchens with high-end appliances, oversized islands and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry. The most striking features of an RD Precision home are the custom stonework and details ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments’ half-acre dog park has an anniversary

K2

It was just over a year ago that K2, a luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, attracted a crowd to the grand opening of its dog park — the largest in the city. K2 was in the early stages of it leasing program at the time, but it’s now more than 90% leased. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 3, 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

Tour a new Noah Properties home in East Village

1944 W Erie

Noah Properties, one of Chicago’s hottest-selling builders, has five new homes under construction in a part of East Village where Noah’s homes have sold rapidly. The new homes all have 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, 2-car garages, outdoor decks and the showplace kitchens and baths that have been a Noah Properties signature. The homes are ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 30, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Deal of the week: rent specials at Streeter Place

View from Streeter Place

Streeter Place, 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, just announced special pricing on select units. The current best prices for 13-month leases at the luxury tower are: Studio, $1,797 Convertible, $2,195 One-bedroom, $2,121 Two-bedroom, 2-bath, $2,648 Apartment features vary, but invariably include generous room sizes, good closet space, floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit washer / dryers, and kitchens ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New East Village single-family open this weekend

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Noah Properties has five new single-family homes under construction in the 1800 and 1900 blocks of Erie and Ohio in the East Village. One of the homes, at 1948 W Erie, is nearly complete and will be open for viewing this Saturday, June 28, from 11 to 1 and Sunday, June 29, from noon until ...

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

The neighborhood scene outside Streeter Place

Streeter Place

I stopped by Streeter Place yesterday to meet the new management team from Riverstone Residential, and planned to bring you some view shots. The weather wasn’t cooperating, so I checked out the scene at several local businesses. My first visit was to Kriser’s Pet Food, across the street from pet-friendly Streeter Place, where Rachel waved ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 26, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The outdoor living scene at Echelon at K Station Apartments

Echelon at K Station

The outdoor living scene starts just outside the fitness center at Echelon at K Station, a luxury apartment high-rise in the Fulton River District. The fitness center opens to a large, landscaped, south-facing pool deck with sunny and shaded seating areas, cabanas, skyline views and a fire pit. Neighborhood street fairs are held nearby nearly ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 16, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Enjoy the great outdoors at the South Loop’s Astoria Tower

Grant Park

Residents at the South Loop‘s Astoria Tower are a short block away from Grant Park, Chicago’s 319-acre front yard. Tennis courts, ball fields, formal gardens, tree-shaded walkways, the Art Institute, Millennium Park, the lakefront trail and 12th Street Beach are a few of the nearby attractions. A seasonal farmers market, street fairs and festivals, neighborhood ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Three corner 1-bedrooms still available at K2 Apartments

K2 pool deck view

K2, the popular new luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, is closing in on full occupancy but studio to 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments are still available for first-occupancy. The selection includes three Tier 17 apartments, corner one-bedrooms with balconies, high-ceilings, hardwood floors in living areas and south and west exposures from floor-to-ceiling windows. The ...

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

Only three 08 tier studios left at K2 Apartments

K2 studio

The 08 tier at K2 Apartments, 365 N Halsted in the Fulton River District has proved popular with renters, and only 3 units remain available. The floor plan spans 596 square feet and boasts hardwood floors, an alcove sleeping area, a walk-in closet and in-unit washer / dryer. “What people love most about this home,” ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 6, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Del Prado apartments, 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Del Prado apartments

The Del Prado, 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, is a 12-story vintage hotel that was recently converted to 202 apartments. The Del Prado was designed by Newhouse & Bernham and built in 1918 by Sherman Tecumseh Cooper. It’s one of a group of distinctive buildings that mark the gateway from ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 5, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Algonquin apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Algonquin, Hyde Park

The Algonquin, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, consists of six 14-story apartment towers with a total of 414 units. The Algonquin was built in 1951 on part of the site of the former Chicago Beach Hotel. Pace Associates designed the Algonquin with the peripheral involvement of Mies van der Rohe. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 4, 2014