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Avant apartments, 347 W Chestnut St, River North

Avant rendering

Avant is a 29-story, 330-unit apartment tower that is slated to begin construction in the first quarter of 2015 at 347 W Chestnut St on Chicago’s Near North Side. First occupancies are targeted for the latter half of 2016. Chicago-based Fifield Companies is the developer and Pappageorge Haymes is the architecture firm. Fifield also plans ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 14, 2014
ChicagoFar North

A video visit to the Backyard Andersonville rowhomes

Chase Park

Twenty of the 23 townhomes have been sold at Backyard Andersonville, 4832 N Clark St. The model home, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath priced in the mid-$400s is available for immediate occupancy. Phase II began construction a few weeks ago and occupancy is slated for the fall. Two 3-bedroom, 2-bath homes are available in Phase II, priced ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 4, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Phase II of Backyard Andersonville poised to break ground

Backyard Andersonville

Phase I of BackYard Andersonville is nearing completion, and the project will break ground on the nine-unit Phase II within a few weeks, according to Heather Gustafson of CMK Realty. Four of the Phase II units are under contract. The remaining two-story rowhomes, at 4832 N Clark St, are priced from the $430s. You can ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Alta apartments, 555 W Kinzie St, Fulton River District

Alta at K Station

Alta at K Station is a two-tower 848-unit luxury, full-amenity apartment complex at 555 W Kinzie St in Chicago’s Fulton River District. Alta’s east tower is 41 stories and its west tower 37 stories. Fifield Companies developed Alta. McHugh Construction was the general contractor and Pappageorge Haymes the architecture firm. Alta was completed in 2010 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 16, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Echelon apartments, 353 N Desplaines St, Fulton River District

Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station is a 350-unit, 36-story luxury, full-amenity apartment tower at 353 N Desplaines St in Chicago’s Fulton River District. The building has a 287-space parking garage. Fifield Companies developed Echelon. McHugh Construction was the general contractor and Pappageorge Haymes the architecture firm. Echelon was completed in 2008 as the second building in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 3, 2013
ChicagoFar North

BackYard Andersonville rowhomes draw a crowd

BackYard Andersonville

The truly awful weather on Sunday didn’t deter a steady stream of buyers and brokers from attending the first open house for the BackYard Andersonville rowhomes. The model was being completed just minutes before the scheduled opening time, and half a dozen buyers were already on the scene when I arrived. I hung around for ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 19, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 at K Station, 365 N Halsted St, Fulton River District

K2 at K Station Chicago

Construction of K2 at K Station, a 496-unit 34-story luxury apartment tower at 365 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Fulton River District, began in the fall of 2011 and the building opened for occupancy in April of 2013. The development team included Fifield Companies and Wood Partners as developers. McHugh Construction was the general contractor ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 4, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Innovative rowhomes at Backyard Andersonville

Ranquist, Horowitz, Pappageorge

Backyard Andersonville is unusual in a number of respects. The development’s 23 rowhomes are on a large site that belies its Clark Street address by being tucked behind two mid-rise buildings. The architecture is a departure in style for the firm of Pappageorge Haymes in its clean lines, exterior cladding and two-story height. Backyard Andersonville ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 25, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Brian Kidd offers an architect’s perspective on K2 Apartments

Brian Kidd

Brian Kidd was the senior project architect for K2 at K Station, a 34-story, 496-unit luxury apartment tower that recently opened in the Fulton River District. Brian is a Senior Associate at Pappageorge Haymes Partners in Chicago. Join Brian for an insider’s look at the challenges posed by K2′s site, the process that informed the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 7, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Walton on the Park: Ready to go

Closings should begin at Walton on the Park, 2 W Delaware Pl, in early June, according to the sales associate manning the building’s on-site sales center on Monday afternoon. The sales staff has been inside the Enterprise / Mesirow-developed, Pappageorge / Haymes-designed high-rise for almost a month, she says, and its 14th-floor sales center and ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on May 25, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Web presence: Michigan Avenue Tower II

Michigan Avenue Tower II is one of two South Loop developments with units going up for auction this weekend. If you’re in the market for a condo and have decided to go for a home in a high-rise instead of a loft, you’ll probably want to do some last-minute research on the building. Here are ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on November 11, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Unit details and minimum bids for Michigan Avenue Tower II's condo auction

Accelerated Marketing Services has posted a breakdown of the Michigan Avenue Tower II condos it’s auctioning on November 15. I had to punch in my name and e-mail address before I could find it, but you should be able to access the list directly through the tower’s Web site. In case you can’t (or don’t ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 22, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

40 Michigan Avenue Tower II condos to be auctioned in November

Are the auction floodgates finally opening? Following the Vetro auction last winter, several market observers expected condos at big developments to hit the block left and right, especially in the South Loop. It’s taken a while, but we’re starting to see it. First came news that 20 homes at the Motor Row Lofts would go ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 21, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Web presence: OK at K Station

Welcome to the another installment of our ongoing “Web presence” feature, in which we collect as many links as we can for one residential development, from sites for the building and its developer, architect, and management company, to “fan” groups and discussions on social networking sites and forums. This week, learn more about life at ...

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Posted by erik stonikas on October 21, 2009
ChicagoSouth Side

Thousands of new homes planned for Pullman

The non-profit development arm of Park National Bank hopes to build as many as 3,000 new single-family homes, townhouses and low-rises on 138 acres in Pullman, according to Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily. The development, planned for the site of an old Ryerson steel mill plant at 720 E 111th St, will also include a ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 21, 2009
ChicagoNorth Side

Construction checkup: Walton on the Park

Up and up and up Walton on the Park goes…where it stops, somebody knows! I’ll hazard a guess and say it has another three stories left in it, based on the new photos above and the original Pappageorge / Haymes rendering below. Coldwell Banker, the project’s exclusive broker, currently lists 106 homes for sale in ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 19, 2009
ChicagoFar North

Making the two-bedroom / two-bath scene: Low to high in Uptown

Yesterday I started a three-part look at the two-bedroom / two-bath market in three lakeside communities on the North and Far North sides: Lake View, Uptown, and Edgewater. In Lake View, these types of condos run from the $340s to the $560s, with a median price in the $440s. Move north into the next community ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on September 24, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction checkup: River North high-rises

I stopped by a cluster of River North developments this Friday to check up on the progress of their construction. From ground level The Elysian looks virtually completed, with an equipment truck and tarps being the only signs of continued work. Walton on the Park is coming along, with about 30 of its planned 39 ...

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Posted by erik stonikas on September 21, 2009
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction checkup: Alta at K Station

Fulton River District‘s newest rental high-rise development, K Station’s Alta at K Station, 555 W Kinzie St, looks to be at a turning point in construction. The project’s western tower, Cirrus (at right), has topped out with all of its 37 stories completed and windows installed almost all the way up. Its counterpart to the ...

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Posted by erik stonikas on September 16, 2009
News & trendsArchitecture & design

Mondial's developer talks architecture

In the second part of our look at Mondial, architect / developer Jack Berger talks about his work in River West. I also solicited his take on other Chicago developments. Trump Tower? “Wonderful.” Pappageorge Haymes’ work at Museum Park – “a little kitschy” to “terrific.” Aqua? “Gimmickry …architecture for the fat lady in the front ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 6, 2009