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Video tours of six Hyde Park / Kenwood apartment buildings

Hyde Park, Kardas Photography

Many confirmed North Siders have never visited Hyde Park / Kenwood, and it’s probable that even fewer have given any thought to moving there. We think Hyde Park / Kenwood merits at least a visit. A rapidly developing 53rd Street and the new City Hyde Park development will only add to the neighborhood’s lengthy list ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 11, 2014
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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
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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
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Regents Park apartments, 5020-5050 S Lake Shore Dr, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Regents Park Chicago

Regents Park‘s two modernist towers house 1,031 apartments at 5020-5050 S Lake Shore Dr in Hyde Park / Kenwood. Regents Park was built on the site of the former Chicago Beach Hotel, which had a private beachfront prior to the construction of South Lake Shore Drive. The hotel became 5th Army Headquarters after World War ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 3, 2014
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The circus-themed grand opening at Hyde Park’s Shoreland Apartments

Shoreland grand opening

The Shoreland, once one of Chicago’s grandest hotels, has been reincarnated as a luxury apartment building. The Shoreland’s soaring Art Deco lobby recently hosted a circus-themed grand opening party celebrating the Hyde Park landmark’s transformation. The Studio Gang-inspired renovation of the Shoreland resulted in a series of intimate gathering spaces in the lavish lobby, mezzanine-level ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 3, 2014
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Spacious modern apartments at Regents Park in Hyde Park

Regents Park Chicago

Regents Park, 5020 S Lake Shore Dr, has a lavish amenities package that outshines everything else in Hyde Park and ranks among the very best in Chicago. Regents Park’s extensive amenities include a sprawling landscaped terrace, an oversized pool with waterfall and whirlpool, a poolside restaurant, creative children’s play areas, an on-site coffee shop, a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 13, 2014
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Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

Del Prado

The former Del Prado hotel, an ornately-decorated landmark at the gateway between Hyde Park and the lakefront, has been renovated into luxury apartments. The Del Prado is across from Harold Washington Park, has bus service at its front door and a Metra stop a block away, and is a short walk from the now-thriving 53rd ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 8, 2014
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Affordable modern apartments in a prime East Hyde Park location

Algonquin

Modernist master Mies van der Rohe designed the Algonquin Apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, in the early 1950s. Several years ago the apartments were completely and stylishly renovated. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments have wall-to-wall windows, very functional layouts, kitchens with ample cabinet and counter space, granite counters, dishwashers and under-mount sinks. The location ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2014
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Amenity-rich apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

University of Chicago

The Sutherland was built as a hotel and briefly converted to a military hospital. Its most famous incarnation, however, was as a music venue frequented by some of the greats of jazz music. The Sutherland, 4659 S Drexel Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, was recently converted to luxury studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. As ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 28, 2013
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Tour the Sutherland model apartments in Hyde Park with the designer

The Sutherland

The Sutherland, 4659 S Drexel Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, was built as a hotel and briefly converted to a military hospital. Its most famous incarnation, however, was as a music venue frequented by some of the greats of jazz music. When the Sutherland was recently converted to luxury apartments the lobby was restored ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 20, 2013
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The Sutherland, renovated luxury apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

Sutherland, 4659 S Drexel

The Sutherland, a historic property at 4659 S Drexel in Hyde Park / Kenwood, has newly-renovated studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available for rent. The Sutherland offers 24-hour concierge service, a fully-equipped fitness / recreation facility, and a resident lounge. Studio apartments rent from $795, 1-bedrooms from $965, and 2-bedrooms from $1,200. Heat and internet ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 19, 2013
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The Del Prado’s terra cotta Native Americans

Del Prado Apartments Chicago

The exterior of the Del Prado Apartments in Hyde Park is distinguished by the Native American motifs of its extensive terra cotta detailing. The terra cotta Native Americans that cap the columns in the grand lobby were originally colorfully painted. The coloring deteriorated badly during the years the building sat vacant, and the terra cotta ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 24, 2012
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Hyde Park’s Regents Park reported sold

View north from Del Prado in Hyde Park

Crain’s is reporting that New Jersey-based Antheus Capital has agreed to buy Regents Park, a 1,031 unit two-tower apartment complex on the lakefront in Hyde Park. The property has been on the market for some time, and back in mid-March we quoted The Habitat Companies’ Mark Segal on its sale prospects: Not all markets are ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 31, 2011
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First look: the Studio Gang apartments at Hyde Park’s Del Prado

Del Prado apartments

If you’ve watched the earlier videos on the restoration of the exterior and grand public spaces at the Del Prado in Hyde Park, you may be shocked to see that the 10th floor apartments are move-in ready. Mac Apartments stripped the residential floors to the floor plate and the exterior and corridor walls, and completely ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 16, 2011
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Rebuilding the Del Prado’s public spaces

Video: Restoring the Del Prado in Hyde Park, Part 2

Architect David Gwinn of the Silliman Group is overseeing the restoration of the old Del Prado hotel in Hyde Park and recently gave Joe Zekas a tour of the project for a series of sponsored videos about MAC Apartments‘ conversion of the building into an apartment building. The first segment focused on the building’s exterior ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 13, 2011
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Restoring the Del Prado, a Hyde Park classic

Video: Restoring the Del Prado in Hyde Park, Part 1

The Del Prado, built in 1918, is one of a group of distinctive buildings that mark the gateway from Lake Shore Drive into Hyde Park in Chicago. The buildings comprise a National Register of Historic Places district. MAC Apartments is currently restoring the exterior and interior of the Del Prado, and will have studio to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 11, 2011
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The view from Hyde Park’s Del Prado

Viw from Del Prado, Hyde Park, Chicago

The sun made a brief appearance just as I was wrapping up a sponsored video tour of the Del Prado apartments, which are currently undergoing renovation in Hyde Park. The view north, overlooking Harold Washington Park and Lake Michigan, is one of the best in Hyde Park. Mac Apartments is anticipating August move-ins, with studio ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 6, 2011
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A tour of Hyde Park’s Windermere House apartments

Windermere House, Hyde Park

The Windermere House, 1642 E 56th St, has an enviable location a short distance from Lake Shore Drive and a Metra station, fronting the Museum of Science and Industry and Jackson Park. It’s a few minutes walk from the University of Chicago. The landmark building was built as a grand hotel in 1923, and converted ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 10, 2011