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A video tour of spacious Streeterville apartments

420 E Ohio

420 East Ohio is a 40-story, 263-unit full-amenity apartment tower in Streeterville. The location is a few minutes’ walk from parks, beaches, hospitals, and a wide array of dining, nightlife and shopping options. The apartments are larger than what you’ll find in newer buildings in the neighborhood and range in size from studios to 3-bedroom, ...

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

A beautifully-updated 2-bedroom at 680 Lake Shore Drive

680 LSD

The American Furniture Mart was briefly the largest commercial building in the world when it was completed in the 1920s, losing that title to the Merchandise Mart. The building, at 680 North Lake Shore Drive, was converted to condos in the early 80s and now houses three separate residential condo associations, a garage condo association, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New construction update – 435 North Park, Arkadia, Wolf Point

435 North Park Dr

We recently published a list of the new apartment towers that opened in downtown Chicago in 2013 and are slated to open this year and next. We’ll keep you up to date as construction progresses on those projects and on new ones as they’re announced. The ever-so-blue tower at 435 North Park Dr in Streeterville ...

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

Streeterville’s best apartments, a recap

Park in Streeterville

Renters have too many differing priorities – and budget constraints – to make singling out an overall best building anything but a fool’s errand. We’ve spotlighted the best Streeterville apartment buildings on each of 18 different criteria to make it easier for you to identify the one that’s best for you, based on the factors ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 24, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Three-bedroom floor plan

Streeterville aerial

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 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Two-bedroom floor plan

The Streeter

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 23, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – One-bedroom floor plan

The Streeter floor plan

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 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Studio / convertible floor plan

Cityfront Place convertible

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 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Private outdoor space

Cityfront Place view

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 21, 2014

Streeterville’s best apartments – Apartment finishes and features

Streeterville aerial

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 20, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Pet-friendliness

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 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Boutique ambiance

850 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 16, 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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Affordability

McClurg Court

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. In this and later posts we ...

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

Streeterville’s best apartments – Proximity to retail shops

900 N Michigan shops

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, bars and restaurants, public transportation, parks and beaches and the expressway grid, and the shortest walk to the Loop. Being close to retail shops isn’t likely to be the sole ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 13, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Nearby dining and nightlife

Pelago Ristorante, Chicago

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, public transportation, parks and beaches and the expressway grid, and the shortest walk to the Loop. Proximity to dining and nightlife is probably a bonus factor rather than a primary ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 10, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Walking distance to the Loop

Optima Center, Chicago

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, public transportation, parks and beaches and the expressway grid. One of the major reasons for Streeterville’s popularity is that it’s within walking distance of office towers in the neighborhood itself, ...

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

Streeterville’s best apartments – Expressway access

Aerial downtown Chicago

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping, public transportation and parks and beaches. Convenient access to the city’s expressway grid isn’t among the many positive aspects of the Streeterville neighborhood. We’re not picking a winner in this ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 8, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Proximity to parks and beaches

850 Lake Shore Drive

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping and public transportation. Picking the Streeterville building with the best access to parks and beaches is a tough call: all of the buildings north of Chicago Ave are a short ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 7, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Streeterville’s best apartments – Public transit access

Optima Center, Chicago

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to grocery shopping. If your definition of public transit includes only taxicabs, every building in Streeterville has great access to public transit. If you want a 2-minute walk to CTA or Metra trains, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 6, 2014