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Halsted Flats apartments, 3740 N Halsted St, Lakeview

Halsted Flats

Halsted Flats is a 15-story, 269-unit luxury apartment tower at 3740 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Lake View / Wrigleyville / Boystown neighborhood. The building has nearly 11,000 square feet of ground-level retail space and a 3-level parking garage with 276 spaces. Halsted Flats is the first new full-amenity rental building in Lakeview in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 29, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

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
ChicagoNorth Side

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
ChicagoNorth Side

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
ChicagoNorth Side

A sunny-day look at the Halsted Flats pool deck

Halsted Flats

The pool deck and landscaped terrace at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted, opened for the season recently. The deck is larger than you’ll find at many apartment complexes with more than twice as many units. The deck and pool are adjacent to a resident lounge, a demonstration kitchen and a fitness center. Some of the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Lakeview’s new Halsted Flats has a steps-to-everything location

Whole Foods on Halsted

Halsted Flats, the first new full-amenity rental high-rise built in Lakeview in decades, has a steps-to-everything location. The luxury tower is a half-block from Whole Foods and around the corner from Walgreen’s and Walmart. Starbucks is just up the street, and iHop is next door. Bars, restaurants and retail shops are abundant in the immediate ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 23, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A first look at Halsted Flats’ pool deck, terrace and dog run

Halsted Flats

The pool deck and landscaped terrace at Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted, were nearing completion late last week and should open soon for the season if the weather cooperates. If you take a walk around when you’re visiting Halsted Flats you’ll probably be surprised by the sheer scale of the area: it’s a far larger ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 16, 2014
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Deal of the day – rent now at Halsted Flats, move in September

Halsted Flats

As the first new full-amenity rental high-rise in Lakeview in decades, the 269-unit Halsted Flats has been generating a lot of excitement. “We’ve only been open less than two months and we’re nearly 50% rented,” reports Leasing Manager Obaid Khan. “People are awed by the building but fearful that there’ll be nothing available when their ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 9, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

500 West Belmont apartments, Lakeview East

500 West Belmont

500 West Belmont is a 10-story, 72-unit apartment building at 500 W Belmont St in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1967. It has a distinctive façade of glazed white brick and blue brick verticals. White brick was little used in Chicago after it had a brief heyday in the years leading ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

3130 North Lake Shore Drive apartments, Lakeview East

3130 LSD

3130 North Lake Shore is a 26-story, 287-unit apartment tower at 3130 N Lake Shore St in Chicago’s Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was completed in 1952 and designed by the prolific architecture firm of Shaw, Metz & Dolio, which also designed strikingly similar buildings at 3121 N Sheridan, 350 W Oakdale and 201 E ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 23, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside 707 apartments, 707 W Sheridan Rd, Lakeview

707 W Sheridan

Reside 707 is a 5-story, 151-unit contemporary apartment building at 707 W Sheridan Rd in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood. The building has undergone substantial renovation since being acquired by the current owner in 2008. The exterior changes retain the kitschy integrity of the building’s early 1970s 4+1 architecture. One of the building’s distinguishing features is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 14, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New City groundbreaking draws a crowd

Bob Mariano interview

Construction activity was in full swing yesterday while the groundbreaking ceremony was underway for the New City development at Halsted and Clybourn. The tent set up for the ceremony held a packed crowd, with an additional 50 people standing behind the camera platform. Structured Development’s J. Michael Drew announced that Kings Bowl America will be ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 4, 2013
North ShoreHighland Park

Lease a vibrant villa in Highland Park

1074 Clavey Highland Park

It isn’t often that you’ll see a 2-bedroom, 1-bath home described as a “hand-built country villa.” But then, how would you respond if challenged to describe this one-of-a-kind polychromatic pad? The home, at 1074 Clavey Rd in Highland Park, was recently listed for rent, fully-furnished, for $2,500 a month. Click on the listing link to ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 15, 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

A visual preview of eight YoChicago videos

Echelon at K Station

YoChicago shows you more of the faces, places and spaces that define how life’s lived in this great city than you’ll find at any other real estate website. We get around, and you can see where we’ve been in the 1,000s of videos at our YouTube channel and the more than 13,000 photos in our ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 21, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video from a West Loop groundbreaking for new luxury apartments

Pat FitzGerald

The Madison on Racine, a new 216-unit apartment complex held its official groundbreaking yesterday and I was in attendance. According to architect Pat FitzGerald, the project marks “a significant change in the West Loop, a large rental building in an area that’s seen mostly condo development up until now… there’s a lot of potential in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 24, 2013
North ShoreWinnetka

Library Place in Winnetka to enter the North Shore rental market

Library Place rental townhomes, Winnetka IL

Just south of the Winnetka Public Library is Library Place seven townhomes built in the 1960s that are being renovated by Chicago home builder and renovator, J. Lawrence Homes, a builder with projects all around the metro area. The project was formerly known as Library Plaza, but sales had stalled and J. Lawrence saw the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 31, 2012

Rental pick of the day – Wilmette 4-bedroom for $1,900

537 Romona Rd Wilmette

A 4-bedroom, 2-bath ranch home at 537 Romona Rd in Wilmette is being offered for rent at $1,900 a month. That’s an unusually low price for a 4-bedroom home in Wilmette. It’s also available for purchase for $399,000. The home, which last sold for $459,000 in 2004, is on a 63 x 132 lot almost ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 3, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Oakwood 200 Squared raises the bar on rental amenities in Chicago’s Loop

Indoor pool, Oakwood 200 Squared

Many of the high-rises in downtown Chicago offer an attractive and stylish array of building and in-unit amenities, which can make choosing your next downtown apartment a daunting task. Apartment hunters begin by prioritizing amenities that are the most important and useful to them. If an indoor pool is a must-have, for example, the number ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 27, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Oakwood 200 Squared is a Walker’s Paradise

Argo Tea

The popular WalkScore.com website gives Oakwood 200 Squared’s location, 210 N Wells St in Chicago’s Loop, a 98 of 100 Walk Score* rating – labeling it a “Walker’s Paradise.” As helpful as it is, the rating misses many of the intangibles that make Oakwood 200 Squared’s location a walker’s paradise. For starters, consider the visual ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 11, 2011