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New Lakeview three-bedroom has two master suites, three full baths

Halsted Flats

There’s only one 3-bedroom apartment remaining for rent at Halsted Flats, the first new full-amenity high-rise built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years, and it’s special in a number of ways. For starters, all of the bedrooms are large, and two of them are master suites with walk-in closets and stall showers. There’s a third ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 28, 2014
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Condominium review, 2650 Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Sudler Property Management

2650 Lakeview is a 44-story, 398-unit full-amenity contemporary high-rise at 2650 N Lakeview in Lincoln Park. It’s easily recognizable by its strong vertical risers and bay windows. The building was built in 1972 as a rental building, and was converted to condominiums in 1979. The architect for the building was Loebl, Schlossman, Bennett & Dart ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 25, 2014
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Lakeview East apartments double down on dog-friendliness

515 W Briar

Dog-friendly apartments aren’t easy to find in the popular Lakeview East neighborhood. Planned Property owns and manages a range of dog-friendly Lakeview East buildings, from courtyards to high-rises, and is continually looking for ways to make the buildings more welcoming to pet owners. A private, gated dog run was recently added at 515 W Briar, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 25, 2014
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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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Only one studio left at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats studio

Halsted Flats is the first new full-amenity rental high-rise built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years, and it’s been renting rapidly since it opened in the spring. The studio apartments at Halsted Flats have been especially popular and only one remains available for rent. Unit 1118 offers 550 square feet of space and is priced ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 22, 2014
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Going for the groceries at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats

Whole Foods on Halsted

Residents in some parts of Lakeview have an inconvenient slog or a traffic-clogged drive to the nearest grocery store. Residents at Halsted Flats, the new luxury apartment tower at 3740 N Halsted, have a variety of options conveniently close by. Whole Foods is a short block south of the building at Halsted and Waveland, and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 14, 2014
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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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Rental deal of the day – free utilities at Halsted Flats 2-bedrooms

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats, the new, full-amenity luxury tower at 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview, has passed the 80%-leased mark in just a few months. In a bid to achieve full occupancy before the winter, Halsted Flats is offering free utilities on select 2-bedroom apartments. Contact the leasing office for the details of this limited-time offer. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 6, 2014
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Yesterday’s kitchens, Bridgeport and Bucktown

1614 Leavitt

The only thing “yesterday” about the three kitchens in this post is the day I visited and shot them. All of the kitchens have the features that are currently in high demand by home buyers. They’re open to living space, and have an island, in-kitchen seating, stone countertops, a generous amount of cabinet and counter ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 5, 2014
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Amenities have been a big draw at Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats is more than 75% leased just a few months after moving in its first residents. The rapid rent-up is a measure of the excitement that’s accompanied the first new rental high-rise in Lakeview in three decades. Halsted Flats’ extensive amenities rival those found in much larger buildings, and have been a major draw. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 1, 2014
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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
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All but one unit sold at 1611 Hermitage in Bucktown

Hermitage Sixteen11

Hermitage Sixteen11 sits on the Bucktown side of North Ave, the dividing line between Wicker Park and Bucktown. When I stopped by yesterday, the building was one floor shy of its full four-floor height. Despite its pre-completion status, all but one of the building’s seventeen units are under contract. The remaining home is Unit 303, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 31, 2014
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Lakeview’s Halsted Flats is more than 70% leased

Halsted Flats deck

A scant four months after moving in its first residents, Halsted Flats is more than 70% leased. That’s a torrid pace for a new apartment tower, and a reflection of the excitement that’s accompanied the first new rental high-rise in Lakeview in three decades. Visit Halsted Flats’ floor plan page and mouse up and down ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 25, 2014
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Apartment deal of the day – a pet-friendly Lincoln Park one-bedroom

2756 Pine Grove

The 176-unit, 11-story vintage high-rise at 2756 North Pine Grove, close to the park in Lincoln Park, has a variety of renovated one- and two-bedroom apartments. A renovated one-bedroom with hardwood floors and a separate dining area is currently available for $1,325 a month. Vintage touches in the apartment include crown and picture frame moldings. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 25, 2014
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A very special duplex loft on a quiet Lakeview street

1318 W George

1318 W George is a former warehouse renovated into a boutique loft condominium with seven distinctly different homes open from a second-floor courtyard. Unit 2B has a soaring living area that’s ideal for entertaining. The up-to-date kitchen has a large island and stainless steel appliances. The home has a large master suite, a second-level bedroom, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 21, 2014
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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
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Rent an apartment and donate to the Lakeview Pantry

Lakeview Pantry

You need a new apartment, and many Chicago residents need help with food, especially in the summer months when children are out of school. When you become a new resident at one of Planned Property‘s apartments this July and August, Planned will donate a portion of your rent to the Lakeview Pantry to help meet ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 18, 2014
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Forty acres and a mull in Lincoln Park

Finkl Steel aerial

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday on a meeting hosted by North Branch Works to mull the future of a 40-acre stretch of Lincoln Park. The location, from the Chicago River north to Webster Ave, includes the former Guttmann Tannery, Finkl Steel and A. Lakin & Sons sites and is included in a Planned ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 17, 2014
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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
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The shockingly good views from Webster Square

Webster Square view

One of the expected trade-offs for living on a pedestrian-friendly street in the lower-density parts of Lincoln Park is giving up skyline views. If that’s your expectation, you’re likely to be shocked when you step out on the sundeck at Webster Square. The views are sweeping, and they’re extraordinary, even at mid-day on a mostly ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 16, 2014