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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
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

Lakeview’s Halsted Flats is renting rapidly

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted St, has reached the point where everything seems to be happening at warp speed. The first residents moved into the new high-rise just a few days ago and the building’s convertible, one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments are nearly 40% leased. The lobby was completed and staffed 24/7 just ahead of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Move-ins begin at Lakeview’s Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats

The first residents will begin moving in tomorrow at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview. Halsted Flats is the first new rental high-rise built in Lakeview in more than 20 years, and the only full-amenity rental building in the neighborhood. Halsted Flats has a landscaped sundeck with an outdoor pool and hot tub, a ...

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

A Gold Coast 2-bedroom with a large private terrace

100 Bellevue 3F

Private outdoor space of any size is rare and precious in Chicago’s Gold Coast high-rises. The beautifully-updated 2-bedroom, 2-bath home at 100 E Bellevue Pl boasts a private terrace that spans more than 500 square feet and can be accessed from multiple rooms. The terrace has a view out to Lake Michigan and ample space ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 11, 2014
North Side

Lakeview’s Halsted Flats apartments are almost move-in ready

Halsted Flats

The first residents will begin moving in the weekend of March 15th at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted in Lakeview. Halsted Flats is the first new rental high-rise built in Lakeview in more than 20 years, and the only full-amenity rental building in the neighborhood. Halsted Flats has a landscaped sundeck with an outdoor pool ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 6, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The panoramic views from The LEX apartments

The LEX

The LEX, at 2138 S Indiana Ave in the South Loop, is one of the newest buildings in the neighborhood. Apartments at The LEX have condo-quality finishes, high-ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and private outdoor space. The building has a full suite of amenities, including an outdoor pool, sundeck, fitness center, resident lounge and party room, a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Elm Street Plaza apartments, 1130 N Dearborn St, Gold Coast

1130 North Dearborn

Elm Street Plaza is a 33-story, 396-unit, full-amenity apartment tower in the Gold Coast. The building was completed in 1976. The masonry-clad structure has 240 parking spaces. It was originally financed in part by the Illinois Housing Development Authority and includes a number of subsidized units. Habitat Company was the developer, Gordon & Levin the ...

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

Streeterville’s best apartments – Building amenities

500 Lake Shore Drive

Earlier posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments focused on location. We spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, bars and restaurants, retail shops, public transportation, parks and beaches and the expressway grid, and the shortest walk to the Loop. We then switched from location to ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 15, 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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

River North’s best apartments – building amenities

One Superior Place

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North concentrated on their location. We spotlighted the buildings with the best views, the most convenient grocery shopping, the best access to retail shops, public transit, parks and beaches , the expressway grid, the most nearby dining and nightlife, and the shortest walking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 6, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A video visit to the Sky Club at The Bernardin apartments

Lobby, The Bernardin

The Bernardin is a luxury boutique high-rise in River North just west of the Water Tower and Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile. I recently accepted an invitation to tour the building’s updated amenities package. My tour started in the lobby, which sets the tone for the building and conveys the feeling that you’ve entered a private ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 2, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Chicago Apartment Review – The Streeter in Streeterville

The Streeter

The Streeter is a 50-story, 481-unit apartment tower at 345 E Ohio St in Streeterville. The building was completed in 2007 and offers studio, convertible, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments. The Streeter has a full suite of amenities that have recently undergone a makeover. Join me for a look a walk through The Streeter and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 6, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1120 North LaSalle apartments, Gold Coast adjacent

1120 North LaSalle

1120 North LaSalle is a 20-story, 263-unit, full-amenity apartment tower situated at the cusp of the Old Town and Gold Coast neighborhoods. The building was completed in 1981. Barancik Conte & Associates was the architecture firm for the building. Its soaring vertical columns are a signature of the firm’s work, which includes 990 N Lake ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 1, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

1133 North Dearborn apartments, Gold Coast

1133 Dearborn

1133 North Dearborn is a 33-story, 275-unit, full-amenity apartment tower. The building was completed in 1988, making it the newest rental high-rise in a true Gold Coast location. The masonry-clad structure has an 8-story base housing a parking garage and two levels of retail space facing Elm St. Burnham Development Co was the developer, A. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 29, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Rent a spacious two-bedroom apartment in the Gold Coast’s best location

1133 Dearborn

If you’re experiencing sticker shock when you see what new 2-bedroom apartments are renting for in downtown Chicago you’ll want to take a look at some of the Gold Coast’s more established buildings. Two-bedroom, 2-bath apartments at 1133 North Dearborn rent in the mid-$2,000s and offer updated kitchens and baths, laminate wood-like floors, bay windows, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 28, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The annual doggie dip at Echelon luxury apartments

Debbie Lam

Residents at Echelon, a luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, have year-round access to a pet-friendly area in the park next to the building. The day before Echelon’s pool closes for the season residents at the dog-friendly building bring their pets there for a dip in the water. It’s also a chance for ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 8, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video – Kingsbury Plaza amenities surpass expectations

Kingsbury Plaza

The private amenities level at Kingsbury Plaza has a number of surprises, the biggest of which is an expansive and lush lawn bordered by seasonal plantings, dotted by tree-shaded areas, hosting grills and a latticed trellis. It’s an amazing environment in River North, a neighborhood where green space is precious and scarce. The lawn is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 25, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The greenest green roof in Chicago

Kingsbury Plaza

I may spend more time on more Chicago rooftops than anyone who isn’t in the roofing business. The reason is simple: I love being on rooftops, and seeing Chicago from rooftops. My roof romance recently took me to the 8th floor amenities deck atop the garage at Kingsbury Plaza, a luxury apartment tower at 520 ...

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

Meet Meliisa at a luau at Echelon at K Station

Melissa, Echelon

Renting in an urban high-rise doesn’t have to be a guarantee that you’ll never meet your neighbors. Echelon at K Station, a luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, hosts an ongoing series of events where residents can meet and mingle with their neighbors — if they want to. Echelon’s friendly staff helps to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 23, 2013