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Everyone has a river view at the new OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven view

Residents who opt for a south-facing city view at the new OneEleven Apartments can join their north-facing neighbors on the 28th floor terrace overlooking the Chicago River. The sprawling terrace ensures that all OneEleven residents have access to spectacular river views. OneEleven has a lavish and extensive amenities package that includes an indoor pool that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 17, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Spacious Streeterville one-bedrooms at Atwater

Atwater D plan

The Atwater tower in Streeterville is known for its larger-than-average apartments. The west-facing D-plan one-bedrooms, for example, span more than 800 square feet. Open-plan kitchens and floor-to-ceiling windows make the space feel even larger. Atwater has a few D plan one-bedrooms coming available early in May and early in June. The units will have brand ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 16, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The riverfront park at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

Residents at Parc Huron have ready access to one of River North‘s scarcest amenities: quiet, uncrowded park space. The 3-acre Montgomery Ward Park on the Chicago River is directly across the street from Parc Huron. Ward Park is primarily a passive recreation space, but it does have an excellent children’s playground and it hosts a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 15, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

BigLaw attorney abodes, the new 73 East Lake apartments

73 EAst Lake

Every BigLaw attorney can look forward to a succession of lengthy workdays and working weekends punctuated by frequent travel. I lived the BigLaw life for five years and lived in Lincoln Park. If I were starting out in it today, I’d be tempted to opt for a full-amenity high-rise a short walk from work and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 14, 2015

Furnished model now open at Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club

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Woodleaf at the Sanctuary Club in Kildeer is a quiet enclave of twenty-six custom and semi-custom homes on half-acre and larger sites that back up to wooded areas and lakes. Woodleaf is in the Stevenson High School District, which Business Insider ranks as the second best in America. Lexington Homes, one of Chicago’s most experienced ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 14, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

The ride of your life at 1225 Old Town apartments

Soul Cycle

Soul Cycle – “the ride of your life” – is opening its first Chicago location tomorrow at 1223 N Wells, in the 1225 Old Town apartment building. Soul Cycle has been popular with A-list celebrities, including Lady Gaga who will be hosting a special benefit ride on Tuesday April 21st to benefit her foundation. 1225 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 13, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An upgraded 3-bedroom in a new Old Town high-rise

1225 Old Town

One of the hallmarks of a high-service luxury apartment tower is being responsive to residents and prospective residents. Being responsive can mean tearing out nearly-new carpeting and replacing it with wood flooring. 1225 Old Town, which opened just two-years ago, has recently extended wood flooring throughout Unit 1208, a 3-bedroom, 2-bath home renting for $5,073 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A new, truly exceptional Gold Coast single-family

1337 N Dearborn

Behind the classic, timeless façade of 1337 North Dearborn, everything inside is new, sunny and open. The home’s rooms are spacious and beautifully detailed the way homes used to be, but with the modern flair, sophistication and functionality that have made Noah Properties one of the city’s top-selling builders. 1337 North Dearborn has 5 bedrooms, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Two-bedroom corner apartments at OneEleven showcase livability and style

OneEleven

The furnished model of a corner 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at OneEleven Apartments illustrates the livability and style of the homes in this luxury community fronting the river in Chicago’s Loop. The model has two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the home with light and open sweeping views of the skyline. The home has a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

A River North free rent deal – Parc Huron one-bedrooms

Erie Cafe

Parc Huron, a boutique apartment tower at 469 W Huron St in River North, is offering a month-and-a-half free rent on select one-bedroom apartments for leases beginning before April 30. Parc Huron is in a quiet, largely residential pocket of River North, a short walk from the neighborhood’s pulsating dining and nightlife scene. The restaurant ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Old Town’s Scott Residences is 100% leased

Scott Residences

The first residents moved into The Scott Residences, 211 W Scott in Old Town, early last October and the 71-unit building is now 100% leased What accounted for the building’s rapid lease-up? “The neighborhood,” reports RMK Management‘s Amanda Letchinger. “The floor plans are great, with really usable space. Everything about Scott Residences is high-quality. And ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 6, 2015
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Today’s deal – free rent on luxury South Loop apartments

The LEX

The LEX, 2138 S Indiana, has luxury loft and high-rise apartments available for immediate occupancy. Rent for a two-bedroom, 2-bath apartment in the full-amenity community ranges upward from $2,285 a month and 1-bedrooms start at $1,629. The deal: sign a 14-month lease on an immediate-occupancy apartment and receive a month’s free rent. The LEX is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 6, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Old Town apartments with an on-site grocery and nearby farmers markets

Green City Market

Residents at 1225 Old Town have what some consider the ultimate amenity in the building: Plum Market, an upscale grocery that boasts a sprawling selection of fresh fruit and produce, fresh baked goods and prepared foods. In just over a month’s time 1225 residents will have two of the city’s best farmers markets within walking ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 2, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Spacious, beautifully upgraded Streeterville convertibles

Atwater convertible

Convertible apartments at Atwater span more than 700 square feet and are larger than many one-bedrooms. The apartments have a sleeping alcove that’s nearly as private as an enclosed bedroom. A nook near the entry provides space for a table or bookshelf. The convertible plan has a large bathroom and in-unit washer / dryer. All ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 2, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

BigLaw attorney abodes – OneEleven apartments

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The life of a BigLaw attorney consists of lengthy workdays, working weekends and frequent travel. I lived the BigLaw life for five years. If I were starting out in it today, I’d likely choose to live in a full-amenity high-rise a short walk from work and from a vibrant restaurant, nightlife and theater scene. Proximity ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walk-ins are welcome at River North’s Parc Huron apartments

Parc Huron

Parc Huron apartments in River North is a new YoChicago advertiser and I stopped in yesterday for a brief tour of the 21-story building. Parc Huron’s lobby has floor-to-ceiling windows and mirrors that showcase and reflect the varied architecture that helps make River North such an interesting place to live and work. There’s a sunny ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent an Old Town three-bedroom with a rooftop pool

1225

1225 Old Town is showcasing a new furnished model of its 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartments. Available 3-bedrooms start at $4,442 a month. The apartments have everything on your wish list: wood-look floors in living areas, stylish kitchens and baths, private outdoor space and in-unit washer / dryers. The upscale Plum Market is in the building, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Upgraded homes in Streeterville

Atwater

Atwater, 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, refers to its newly-renovated apartments as “Upgraded Homes.” When you move to Atwater you’re upgrading to more luxurious finishes, more space, a higher level of service, and a superior location. Upgraded Home studios start at $1,800, convertibles at $2,209, 1-bedrooms at $2,500 and 2-bedroom, 2-baths at $3,564. Atwater is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 27, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Riverfront luxury at OneEleven Apartments

OneEleven Apartments

When the weather warms up, the residents at the new OneEleven Apartments will have front row 50-yard line seats for the best show in town: the scene along the Chicago River. Better yet, OneEleven’s walk-to-everything location affords residents time to enjoy the show. The river will soon begin to come alive with a range of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New Streeterville studios with spectacular lake views

North Water

The just-opened North Water apartment tower in Streeterville has a tier of east-facing studios with views of Lake Michigan. The studios are on the 16th through 45th floors, accommodating a variety of view preferences. Rent ranges upwards from $1,798 a month. The apartments have hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and in-unit washer-dryers. Kitchens have quartz countertops, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 24, 2015