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441 West Oakdale apartments, 441 W Oakdale Ave, Lakeview

441 W Oakdale

441 West Oakdale is a 15-story, 70-unit contemporary high-rise at 441 W Oakdale Ave in Lakeview East. The building was designed by the architecture firm of Schiff & Freides and completed in 1965. The glazed-green brick on the building’s façade roots it definitively in the 60s. The apartments 441 West Oakdale has only five studio ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1000 North LaSalle apartments, Gold Coast adjacent

1000 N LaSalle

1000 North LaSalle is a 9-story apartment building situated at the cusp of the River North, Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods. The building was completed in 1981. Barancik Conte & Associates was the architecture firm for the building. Burton Lipman Associates was the general contractor. The apartments 1000 North LaSalle has studio, 1- and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

350 West Oakdale apartments, 350 W Oakdale Ave, Lakeview

350 W Oakdale

350 West Oakdale is a 14-story, 148-unit contemporary high-rise at 350 W Oakdale Ave in Lakeview East. The brick and concrete building was completed in 1951, and was one of the first modern high-rises built in Lakeview East. It was designed by the architecture firm of Shaw, Metz & Dolio, which also designed strikingly similar ...

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

1111 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1111 N Dearborn

1111 North Dearborn is a 32-story, 286-unit, full-amenity apartment tower. The building was completed in 1981, making it the second newest rental high-rise in a true Gold Coast location. Capital Associates Development was the developer, Barancik Conte the architecture firm and Burton Lipman Associates the general contractor. The broad white verticals that typify many of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview apartments

3130 LSD

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 3130 N Lake ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 18, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

What’s for rent in the Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview

2756 N Pine Grove

Planned Property owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in twenty-eight Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview buildings in prime locations. The buildings range from walk-ups to contemporary mid-rises to vintage and modern high-rises. Read on for rent and availability information at each of the buildings. Our featured building this week is 2756 N Pine ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 11, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Design Planned Property’s new t-shirt and win $500

T-shirt flyer

Have you ever wanted to see one of your designs on a t-shirt? Here’s your chance! Summer is coming and we need a cool new t-shirt! The winning design will be made into a t-shirt and the first place winner will receive $500 (rent credit, check or Amex Gift Cards). Second and third place winners ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Apartment deal – book your appointment online and save $300

Planned offer

A number of Chicago’s apartment buildings and management companies offer incentives to renters who book their appointments directly rather than through a rental service. Planned Property currently has one of the most generous rewards for online appointment-booking: up to a $300 discount on the first month’s rent. Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

New Lakeview apartments at 3130 N Lake Shore Drive

3130 LSD

The contemporary high-rise at 3130 is the only rental building in the Lakeview neighborhood with a Lake Shore Drive address. 3130 N Lake Shore Drive recently carved five studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments out of previously underutilized space. The apartments have all new windows, hardwood floors, stylish kitchens, baths with an oversized shower and spacious ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A Lakeview one-bedroom across from Yolk on Diversey

430 Diversey

The one-bedroom apartment available for rent at 430 W Diversey floods with light from south-facing windows. The apartment has new hardwood floors, an updated kitchen and bath, and a brick wall in the bedroom for a touch of character. The location is on the border of Lincoln Park and Lakeview, just west of the park. ...

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

Where are Chicago’s best singles apartments?

Alta K Station

If you time-travel back to the 70s and look for an apartment you’ll be bombarded by come-ons to live where there’s a “swinging singles scene.” One Gold Coast building took the theme to the extreme, naming itself The Satyr. Most apartment marketing today avoids a blatant “party pad” approach to attracting tenants, with the notable ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 20, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Great Lakeview apartment deals at 515 West Barry

515 W Barry Chicago

The theme of this rental season will be deals, according to Planned Property’s Dan McDonough. Planned has deals available on studio and one-bedroom apartments at 515 West Barry, a contemporary elevator building where apartments feature hardwood floors, updated kitchens and baths and more. Covered and uncovered parking is available at the building. Planned Property owns ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 26, 2014

Rental deal of the day – book an appointment online and save $500

PPM screen cap

Planned Property, one of YoChicago’s sponsors, owns and manages more than 3,000 apartments in dozens of buildings in prime Gold Coast, Lincoln Park and Lakeview locations. Planned is currently offering a “February special” $500 discount off the first month’s rent for booking an appointment online. A number of other management companies offer discounts for booking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Deal of the day – free rent on Gold Coast two-bedrooms

1133 North Dearborn

1133 North Dearborn is a full-amenity high-rise in a hyper-convenient Gold Coast location. The building has an outdoor pool, a large sundeck, a fitness center, business center and 24-hour door staff. It’s a short walk from grocery shopping, Division and Rush Street bars and nightlife, Michigan Avenue shops, Oak Street Beach and the CTA Red ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A sleek new lounge in a dog-friendly Lakeview East building

515 W Briar

In the hotly competitive Chicago apartment market, some property owners are constantly upgrading their buildings to attract and retain residents. In recent months Planned Property has added a new outdoor seating area, a dog park and a bike room to the vintage charmer at 515 W Briar in Lakeview East. In response to resident surveys ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 20, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Deal of the day – renovated Lincoln Park studios steps from the park

1940 N Lincoln

If you know Lincoln Park, you know that 1940 N Lincoln is a great location — just down the block or around the corner from bars, restaurants, boutiques, theater, a Treasure Island supermarket and, of course, the Zoo, the French Market and the best the park has to offer. If you haven’t looked at Lincoln ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Urban Outfitters leases at the Mariano Park triangle

Mariano Park

When I looked down on Mariano Park from a balcony at 1133 North Dearborn several months ago I was surprised to see that the site formerly occupied by the Hunt Club was still completely vacant. It’s the property behind the fence at the lower center of the above photo. The park is ringed by popular ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 9, 2014
DealsChicagoDowntown / Loop

Gold Coast apartment deal of the week

Clark & Division

The deal of the week is a half-month’s free rent on a Gold Coast 3-bedroom, 2-bath apartment at 1111 North Dearborn. One catch: you’ll have to mention Facebook to take advantage of the discount on Unit 2507, which rents for $3,400 a month. The corner unit has new hardwood floors and floor-to-ceiling windows with great ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 31, 2013
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Book an apartment appointment online and save $250

$250 off rent

You’re generally going to get the most accurate and up-to-date information about an apartment building by visiting its website directly rather than scanning ads on Craigslist or other sites. As a bonus, you’ll often see discount coupons and special offers that reduce the cost of your first month’s rent. RMK Management, for example, has $100 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 12, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Holiday food drive in Lake View needs your help

Food drive

Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood is best known as a playground for the young and affluent, but it’s also home to many families and elderly citizens, some of whom need periodic help with the most basic of needs: food. Lakeview Pantry, one of Chicago’s largest food pantries, has been helping its neighbors since 1970. This year ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 1, 2013