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Rents start at $1,095 at Rogers Park’s newest apartments

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One of the most vibrant and convenient parts of the sprawling Rogers Park neighborhood is near the intersection of Pratt Blvd and Sheridan Rd, just north of the Loyola University campus. The area has a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and theaters that commands attention from renters looking for a pedestrian-friendly environment at a more ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 20, 2015

New Rogers Park 1-bedrooms from $1,045 a month

1246 Pratt

1246 West Pratt is a completely-renovated vintage high-rise in a convenient Rogers Park location just steps off Sheridan Road. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2015
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New Rogers Park apartments near Loyola, Glenwood Ave Arts District

Loyola

The completely-renovated apartments at 1246 West Pratt are a few short blocks north of Loyola University’s Rogers Park campus and just over a block west of Lake Michigan. 1246 Pratt is also a short walk from the colorful murals, shops, restaurants and theaters in the Glenwood Ave Arts District. 1246 West Pratt has a classic ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 28, 2015
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Rogers Park’s newest apartments are near the beach

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Rogers Park stretches more than two miles from south to north, and over a mile from east to west. One of the most vibrant and convenient parts of Rogers Park is near the intersection of Pratt Blvd and Sheridan Rd, just north of the Loyola University campus. The area has a selection of bars, restaurants, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 14, 2015
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1246 West Pratt apartments, Rogers Park

1246 West Pratt

1246 West Pratt is a 14-story, 144-unit apartment building in Rogers Park. The vintage brick and limestone building was completed in 1928. It was designed by Koenigsberg & Weisfeld and was originally known as the Astor House. The building was completely renovated in 2015 by an affiliate of BJB Properties. The apartments 1246 West Pratt ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 6, 2015
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Completely-renovated apartments near Loyola’s Rogers Park campus

1246 Pratt model

1246 West Pratt has a classic façade, but everything inside is new. The building has new elevators, an on-site leasing and management office, a new laundry room and a rooftop fitness room with views of the lake. 1246 Pratt has bright, sunny and stylish studio, 1- and 2-bedroom, 2-bath apartments with bleached hardwood floors, crown ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 25, 2015
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1063 West Columbia, 1063 W Columbia Ave, Rogers Park

1063 W Columbia

1063 West Columbia is a 4-story, 42-unit apartment building at 1063 W Columbia Ave, east of Sheridan Rd in Rogers Park. The vintage yellow brick and limestone building, which was completed in 1930, has undergone substantial renovation in recent years. The similar building next door at 1101 West Columbia is under common ownership and management ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 29, 2014
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1137 West Pratt, 1137 W Pratt Blvd, Rogers Park

1137 West Pratt

1137 West Pratt is an 8-story, 70-unit apartment building at 1137 W Pratt Blvd in Rogers Park east of Sheridan Rd. The vintage brick and limestone building, which was completed in 1929, has undergone substantial renovation in recent years. The apartments 1137 West Pratt has a mix of studio and 1-bedroom floor plans. Floor plans ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 29, 2014
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Reside on Morse, 1340 W Morse Ave, Rogers Park

Reside on Morse

Reside on Morse is a 4-story, 110-unit apartment building at 1340 W Morse in the Glenwood Ave Arts District in Rogers Park. The building, which was completed in 1967, has undergone substantial renovation since its acquisition by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments Reside on Morse has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoFar North

MLS-listed rental supply plunges in Edgewater, Rogers Park

Edgewater aerial

A month ago there were 154 homes, apartments and condos listed for rent in the Multiple Listing Service in ZIP Codes 60660 and 60626. As of late yesterday there were only 110, a 29% drop from 30 days ago. If you ask half a dozen real estate agents to explain this change in the Edgewater ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 14, 2014
ChicagoFar North

The clock tower twist in Howard Street’s shaggy dog story

Rogers Park clock tower

If you’ve never been to Howard Street in Rogers Park you might be surprised to learn that a lengthy streetscape project was recently completed. The installation of a clock tower at Howard and Rogers marked the completion of the project, which cost approximately $6.5 million. At an EveryBlock thread you’ll see the clock tower described ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 12, 2014
News & trendsMarket conditions

North lakefront MLS-listed rentals on the rise

Aerial view

The number of MLS-listed homes and condos available for rent in six north lakefront ZIP Codes from Lincoln Park to Rogers Park is 16% higher than it was six weeks ago, and 35% higher than at the same time two years ago. The 668 units currently available for rent represent only a 3% increase since ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 16, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Grading Flats Chicago – Incomplete, Fail

5718 N Winthrop

As Flats Chicago cranks up its hype machine with an eye on the spring rental market, we’ll try to provide an occasional reality check. Start with the current screen cap from Flats’ website: reservations were being taken last June for four buildings, only one of which has apartments ready for occupancy. But first, a look ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 3, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Media math not very sharp on Flats Chicago

1020 W Lawrence

Nearly a year ago the Sun-Times’ David Roeder reported that the seven buildings being branded as Flats Chicago totaled 1,200 units. Two days ago Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported that Flats Chicago was adding the troubled Lawrence House, 1020 W Lawrence in Uptown, to its portfolio. Flats Chicago’s Jay Michael was quoted as saying ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 8, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

What’s up with Flats Chicago?

2500 N Clybourn

In mid-June we were told that Flats Chicago’s projects at 2500 N Clybourn and 7722 N Ashland would be ready for occupancy in early July. That hadn’t happened when we visited on July 4 for the above shot. We stopped by all of the Flats Chicago projects about 10 days ago and they all remained ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 31, 2013
News & trendsMarket conditions

Is the north lakefront rental market getting softer?

Chicago's north lakefront

As of yesterday evening there were 616 MLS-listed homes and condos for rent in the six north lakefront ZIP Codes that we track periodically: 60614, 60657, 60613, 60640, 60660 and 60626. The current inventory is 13.6% higher than it was a month ago, and the highest number we’ve seen since we began tracking a year ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 19, 2013
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Will flat-out hype fall flat at Flats Chicago?

4875 N Magnolia Chicago

In my experience, when hype runs far ahead of performance in real estate the performance more often than not falls flat. Will that prove to be the case at Flats Chicago, a hyper-active attempt to conjure a positive brand for a group of buildings with troubled histories and sub-par locations? Flats Chicago has garnered a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 19, 2013

How life’s lived in renovated vintage apartments

1215 W Diversey Chicago

BJB Properties, one of our sponsors, owns and manages dozens of newer and recently-renovated vintage apartment buildings in prime Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Lake View and Rogers Park locations. BJB recently invited its residents to submit photos of their apartments to a prize competition. You can see some of the many submissions at BJB’s Facebook ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 6, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Distressed properties dominate the market in Rogers Park

7401-11 N Hoyne Chicago

Rogers Park developers periodically fall prey to a state of irrational exuberance. The peak of the most recent mania had already passed in May of 2008 when a 2-day survey of Rogers Park took us to more than 100 active condo conversions. It was already clear that the bubble had popped, and it only remained ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 22, 2013
ChicagoFar North

East Rogers Park apartments close to Loyola and the beach

Rogers Park beach

The remodeled vintage mid-rises at 1063 and 1101 W Columbia have the beach at one end of their tree-lined block and Starbucks, restaurants, a convennience store and a movie theater at the other end. The Loyola University campus and Loyola Red Line stop are just a few blocks south. The studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 31, 2013