Tag: MCL Companies

Chicago’s aptly-named Frontier Ave

Chicago’s aptly-named Frontier Ave

When real estate developers are given the opportunity to influence a street name they often engage in flights of fancy or indulge themselves with ...
The Pointe townhomes, a bit of London in Lincoln Park

The Pointe townhomes, a bit of London in Lincoln Park

Townhome developments are a major presence in Lincoln Park, more so than in any other Chicago neighborhood. The popularity of the neighborhood, to ...
Yet more apartments headed for Streeterville?

Yet more apartments headed for Streeterville?

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday that a parcel of vacant land at Peshtigo Ct and Grand Ave and 704 parking stalls in an undergroun ...
North Pier returns from the deadpool as loft apartments

North Pier returns from the deadpool as loft apartments

Last September Chicago Real Estate Daily reported that the building then known as River East Plaza was on the market as a redevelopment opportunit ...
When MCL Companies jump-started West DePaul

When MCL Companies jump-started West DePaul

In the mid-1980s MCL Companies' Dan McLean began the transformation of Lincoln Park's West DePaul neighborhood with the Lakewood Commons townhomes ...
The loft deadpool – River East Center

The loft deadpool – River East Center

In 1988 we organized a home show at North Pier, a Streeterville loft building that has since been known as River East Center and, most recently, R ...
Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Crain's is reporting that 4.67 acres of vacant land is available at Metro Place, a failed development on the Near West Side. The asking price is $ ...
Price chops of over $800K on ParkView penthouse

Price chops of over $800K on ParkView penthouse

In April of last year Unit 4701 at the ParkView Condominium, 505 N McClurg Ct in Streeterville, was listed at $1,681,500. It was reduced to $1.3M ...
Dearborn Park – did they have to blight the South Loop to save it?

Dearborn Park – did they have to blight the South Loop to save it?

Travel back in time to the 1970s with Lois Wille's At Home in the Loop: How Clout and Community Built Dearborn Park: The only residents of the ...
Curbed on Rodkin on McLean

Curbed on Rodkin on McLean

Earlier today Curbed Chicago reported on Dennis Rodkin’s Chicago Magazine report on the sale of Dan McLean’s RiverView penthouse. At $2.85M this s ...
Sales update: 23 condos left at ParkView

Sales update: 23 condos left at ParkView

ParkView Condominiums hit the ground running in 2010 with 11 sales in the first quarter, enough to make it onto a "most improved" list in an Appraisal ...
The park and pool at ParkView

The park and pool at ParkView

Outdoor space is precious in a neighborhood as dense as Streeterville. In addition to private balconies, residents at the ParkView Condominiums, 505 ...
At ParkView, one-bedrooms get corners, too

At ParkView, one-bedrooms get corners, too

The corners of high-rises aren't normally reserved for one-bedroom condos, so naturally Joe was interested in seeing the corner one-bedroom that's o ...
The personality of ParkView

The personality of ParkView

Each high-rise has its own personality, says Prudential Rubloff agent Francesca Rose. 600 North Fairbanks, for example, is sleek and artsy, she says ...
A glimpse of new homes from Navy Pier

A glimpse of new homes from Navy Pier

Surely you've heard some of the hoopla over Navy Pier's new AeroBalloon by now. My advice to anyone who wants to take a ride: Call ahead, because th ...
ParkView's townhomes: single-family style with high-rise perks

ParkView's townhomes: single-family style with high-rise perks

ParkView isn't the only high-rise around with townhome-style units near its base, but I can't think of any others where the townhomes have terraces ...
ParkView's northern view

ParkView's northern view

Joe got his first glimpse of ParkView's Streeterville scenes last week when he followed MCL's Mike Maier up to the tower's 37th floor. See what they ...
New incentives for select ParkView condos

New incentives for select ParkView condos

As ParkView nears a sellout, MCL Companies has begun offering incentives on a few of its remaining units. Last week Joe Zekas asked MCL's Mike Maier ...
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