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Park Michigan Apartments adds dining options

Park Michigan

The South Loop merits more attention than it gets as a destination dining venue, but there’s a growing awareness of its many attractions. Park Michigan Apartments, 1212 S Michigan Ave, has an almost ideal location for those who value walk-to access to scores of dining and drinking establishments. There’s a stunning selection of cuisines and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 30, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Grant Park gets better near Park Michigan apartments

Grant Park

Grant Park is literally across the street from the Park Michigan apartments, and residents are only a few minutes away from the Art Institute, Millennium Park, the new Maggie Daley Park, the Lurie Garden, Buckingham Fountain, and the other attractions in Chicago’s spectacular 319-acre front yard. Construction is underway to transform a previously-vacant section of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 18, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Park Michigan has a luxurious South Loop location

Park Michigan location

Imagine having Grant Park and CTA bus service at your front door, CTA trains, Jewel-Osco and Trader Joe’s a block away, and dozens of restaurants, bars and nightlife venues within a few minutes’ walk. Your imagination comes to life at Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan Ave, where you’ll have the luxury of living at the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Celebrate Millennium Park’s 10th anniversary at Park Michigan Apartments

Crown Fountain

Millennium Park is a civic treasure and Chicago’s second most-popular tourist attraction. On July 16 Chicago will celebrate the 10th anniversaryof Millennium Park’s opening, but before that date the park will come alive with music, art, recreational and fitness events. Residents of the South Loop‘s Park Michigan apartments, 1212 S Michigan Ave, can enjoy a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 30, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s most affordable luxury apartments

Chicago skyline

The luxury apartments at Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan, were ranked among the South Loop’s best by YoChicago in six separate categories. The only category that matters to renters is affordability, and Park Michigan was the clear winner in that category. Park Michigan has a stellar location across from Grant Park, conveniently close to public ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Deal of the day – Park Michigan offers one month free

Park Michigan Chicago

Park Michigan has a South Loop location that YoChicago ranked among the best in five different categories: views; grocery shopping convenience; public transit access; proximity to parks and beaches and most nearby dining and nightlife. YoChicago also ranked Park Michigan number one in the South Loop in the category that’s top-of-mind for many renters: affordability. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 21, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago winters made easy at Park Michigan apartments

Millennium Park

If you’re visiting the South Loop’s Park Michigan apartments in the summer you’ll check out Grant Park – the city’s front yard and yours. You might take a stroll down Michigan Avenue past the Art Institute to Millennium Park, or you might head for the Museum Campus, the lakefront trail, 12th Street Beach or the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 29, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rental deals of the day – South Loop and Fulton River District

Echelon screen cap

The chill in Chicago’s winter air signals you to be on the alert for deals on apartments. Major apartment complexes are vying to attract a greater share of the limited number of renters willing to brave the cold and search for an apartment. Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan in the South Loop, is offering a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s best apartments – dining and nightlife

Zapatista

Our earlier posts spotlighted the South Loop apartment buildings with the best views, most convenient grocery shopping and best public transit access, proximity to parks and beaches and the expressway grid and the shortest walk to the Loop. Although it can’t match River North for dining and nightlife density, the South Loop has a surprisingly ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 17, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The South Loop’s best apartments – Public transit access

CTA Roosevelt Rd

The first posts in our series on the best South Loop apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient grocery shopping. Deciding which buildings have the best access to public transit will depend on where your daily commute generally takes you and whether you get there by bus or train. Three buildings ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 11, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Park Michigan apartments, 1212 S Michigan Ave, South Loop

1212 S Michigan

Park Michigan is a 30-story, 344-unit apartment tower in the South Loop. The building also has ground-level retail space and a parking garage. This sleek, international-style tower, designed by Loewenberg-Fitch, was completed in 1981. It recently changed ownership and has been undergoing a complete renovation of the common areas and updating of the apartments. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 12, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Views, high and low, from the South Loop

Aerial view of South Loop

The South Loop has a different perspective on Chicago’s skyline, and it’s often a great one. We begin with the views from a 41st floor penthouse at The Columbian. Its location at 1160 S Michigan Ave affords unbroken views of Grant and Millennium Parks, Navy Pier and the Museum Campus. While we’re on the subject ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 23, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Views of Grant Park and Millennium Park

Aerial view of Grant Park

Grant Park is walled-in on three sides by high-rise apartment, condo and office buildings, many of which offer sweeping, forever-uninterruptible (we hope) views of the park, Millennium Park and the Museum Campus. A view from the roof of Millennium Park Plaza, 151 N Michigan Ave. The above views are from a full-floor penthouse condo atop ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 20, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A new sundeck caps the new amenities at Park Michigan Apartments

Park Michigan deck

A yearlong makeover of the amenities is nearing completion at Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan Ave in the South Loop. A new roof deck is currently under construction. It boasts views over Grant Park, environmentally friendly materials, grills and comfortable seating. The roof deck caps a completely revamped amenities package: a sleek new lobby, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 22, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The Park Michigan apartments, an outdoor living paradise

Women's garden, South Loop

Residents at Park Michigan Apartments enjoy a South Loop location that’s hard to beat. The intersection of Roosevelt Road and Michigan Avenue provides across-the-street access to Grant Park, and a pleasant stroll past the Art Institute to Millennium Park. The Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium are immediately east of Park Michigan, and beyond ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 24, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The all-new amenities at Park Michigan Apartments

Snap Fitness

The common areas and amenities at the Park Michigan apartments have recently undergone a complete makeover and expansion. The building is across from Grant Park at 1212 S Michigan Ave in the South Loop. The changes have brought a stylish and welcoming look to the lobby, where residents can tap the services of 24-hour concierge ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 2, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a terrific studio model at Park Michigan Apartments

Park Michigan apartments

Join us for a tour of a model apartment in the 07 tier of studios, one of five studio floor plans available at Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan in the South Loop. If you’ve been looking at studio apartments in the South Loop, you’ll notice that the Park Michigan studios offer excellent closet space. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A snapshot look at a Park Michigan studio

Park Michigan studio apartment

Some people have difficulty visualizing an apartment’s layout from a floor plan. The panoramic view, above, makes it easy to understand the layout of the 07 tier of studios, one of five studio floor plans, at Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan in the South Loop. If you’ve been looking at studio apartments in the South ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 22, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

South Loop apartment update – modest price changes, $1,305 one-bedroom available

Aerial view of South Loop

Last week we noted that the lowest-priced units rented out during the previous week at several South Loop apartment buildings. There were only modest changes in the pricing and availability of South Loop apartments during the past holiday week, but one building – Park Michigan, 1212 S Michigan – did see a one-bedroom priced at ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 3, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Crescent Heights acquires 3 acres of South Loop land

Crescent Heights South Loop site

S Loop Chicago Development, LLC, a single-purpose entity which is part of a group of companies affiliated with Crescent Heights, has purchased approximately 3 acres of land in the South Loop, it was announced today by Jason Buchberg, Vice President of the company. The purchase consists of two sites in the highly-trafficked Michigan / Roosevelt ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 18, 2012