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A Streeterville convertible with a great layout

Streeter Place convertible

Superior finishes, good storage space, an in-unit washer / dryer and a semi-private sleeping alcove are among the reasons that led YoChicago to rank the convertible layout at Streeter Place as one of the best in Streeterville. The convertibles at Streeter Place span a generous 708 square feet. They include a semi-private sleeping space that ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 26, 2014
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A Lofts at River East update

Lofts at River East

The Lofts at River East recently sent us photo-realistic renderings of the building’s lobby and apartment finishes. The renderings illustrate a sophisticated lobby and apartments with elements of the classic loft aesthetic: large windows, high ceilings, wood floors and ceilings, and exposed heavy timber columns and beams. The 285-unit Streeterville loft conversion is targeting early ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 24, 2014
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Streeterville split-layout two-bedrooms with great views

Streeter Place

Apartment hunters who’ve been dismayed by the scant storage space at many apartment complexes will be delighted to visit the 2-bedroom, 2-bath K plan at Streeter Place. Each of the bedrooms in the 1,235 square foot plan has its own walk-in closet and there’s a separate coat closet in the entry foyer. The K units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
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A look down on construction at 545 N McClurg Ct

545 N McClurg Ct

I was touring apartments at Streeter Place yesterday and stepped out on 21st-floor east-facing balcony for a look at the construction across the street at 545 N McClurg Ct. Caissons were being drilled to support a new 44-story tower with 490 apartments, office space and ground-level retail. A concrete truck was queueing up for a ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 14, 2014
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Video – Tour a one-bedroom plus den at Streeter Place apartments

Streeter Place

Streeter Place is a full-amenity luxury apartment tower in a convenient Streeterville location close to shopping, dining, nightlife, Northwestern Hospitals and Navy Pier. The spacious apartments at Streeter Place have in-unit washer / dryers and kitchens with granite counters, ample cabinets, gas ranges, dishwashers and built-in microwaves. Currently available studios rent from $1,520 to $1,792, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 14, 2014
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Large Streeterville studios with lake views from $1,472

Streeter Place view

Streeter Place, a luxury apartment tower at 355 E Ohio in Streeterville, has a variety of studio apartments. The most popular layouts have views of Lake Michigan over a neighboring park. At 655 square feet they’re also the largest studios in the building and as spacious as many one-bedroom apartments. Select units are currently available, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 6, 2014
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Dramatic lake views from Streeterville one-bedroom apartments

Streeter Place view

The 846 square foot I-tier one-bedrooms at Streeter Place are more spacious than many Streeterville one-bedrooms, and they’re one of the building’s most popular plans. Floor-to-ceiling windows and dramatic views over a neighboring park toward the lake make these apartment homes feel even larger. Several apartments in this tier are available for both immediate and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 31, 2014
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Streeter Place hosts its first doggie dip

Streeter Place

If you’ve ever tried to coax your longtime companion into a swimming pool for the first time you’ll understand the wisdom of an oft-repeated saying: “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” To paraphrase another venerable phrase, “you can lead a dog to water, but you can’t make him swim.” The best course of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 24, 2014
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Value-priced Streeterville studios close to Northwestern, Lurie hospitals

Streeterville

Streeter Place, a full-amenity luxury tower at 355 E Ohio St in Streeterville, currently has value-priced studios available for immediate, November and December occupancy. With 576 square feet of living space the Plan B studio works well as a starter home or an in-town apartment for a busy doctor or professional. The 14th through 38th ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 22, 2014
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Today’s deal – Look and lease a 3-bedroom apartment at Streeter Place

Streeter Place

Three-bedroom apartments are typically in short supply in Streeterville, but one will be available for December 23rd move-in on the 50th floor of Streeter Place. The home sprawls over 1,802 square feet and boasts dramatic views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The open plan kitchen / dining / living area has plank flooring, space for multiple furniture ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 17, 2014
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This Streeterville one-bedroom has a flexible bonus space

Streeter Place

The one-bedroom plus den at Streeter Place has always been one of the most popular floor plans at the luxury Streeterville apartment tower. The layout ranges in size from 979 to 1,067 square feet. A number of residents have opted to use the den area as a home office. The one-bedroom plus den plan is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 10, 2014
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Spacious Streeterville convertibles with a semi-private alcove

Streeter Place

Square footage doesn’t tell you much of anything about how well an apartment space functions. A smaller, well-conceived space can live better than a larger one with space that doesn’t contribute to livability. Having an optimal layout is especially critical when you’re renting a studio or convertible apartment. The convertibles at Streeter Place span a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 3, 2014
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Lofts at River East launches its website

Lofts at River East

The preliminary website for Lofts at River East, a 285-unit loft conversion currently underway in Streeterville, has just gone live. According to the website, loft apartments in more than 100 different floor plans will be available for occupancy early next year. The units will have a true loft aesthetic, with exposed brick and ductwork, high ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 3, 2014
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The Fairbanks, 240 E Illinois St, Streeterville

The Fairbanks

The Fairbanks at Cityfront Plaza is a 31-story condominium at 240 E Illinois St in Streeterville. The building has 42 loft units at its base and 239 units in the tower portion. The ground-level retail space, which had been a Dominick’s, will re-open in January of 2015 as a Whole Foods. The loft portion of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 29, 2014
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Today’s deal – a month free on a Streeterville studio

Streeter Place studio

Streeter Place has a good selection of studio apartments available for immediate to late-November occupancy. The apartments have gorgeous lake views, a large walk-in closet, an in-unit washer / dryer and the popular open-kitchen plan. Dog-friendly units are available. Streeter Place is a full-amenity, full-service building with on-site management, maintenance and leasing staff, and 24/7 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 25, 2014
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Today’s apartment deal – large, dog-friendly Streeterville one-bedrooms

Streeter Place view

The “I” tier one-bedrooms at Streeter Place boast expansive views over a nearby park toward the lake. The park is a popular gathering spot for dog owners. The “I” tier one-bedrooms span 846 square feet, nearly one-third more space than you’ll find in many area one-bedrooms. The apartments have floor-to-ceiling windows, wood-look or carpet flooring ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 19, 2014
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Today’s apartment deal – a bargain-priced Streeterville 2-bedroom

Streeter Place

Unit 401, a 1,226 square foot 2-bedroom, 2-bath at Streeter Place is available for October 18 rental for $2,692 a month on a12-month lease. The southwest corner unit has a similar layout to the model in the video tour, above. To sweeten the deal, renters who sign a lease within 48 hours of their initial ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 16, 2014
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A first look inside The Lofts at River East in Streeterville

Lofts at River East

If you pass by The Lofts at River East, 445 E Illinois in Streeterville, you’ll have only a few clues to the scale of construction that’s underway inside. The conversion of the building into 285 loft apartments is far along, and occupancy is targeted for late this year. At the time of my visit on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 15, 2014
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Today’s apartment deal: Spacious Streeterville studios with lake views, free rent

Streeter Place

The east-facing J-plan studios at Streeter Place, a luxury apartment tower in Streeterville, offer a lot of unexpected features. For starters, there’s space. At 655 square feet, the J-plan studio is larger than many 1-bedroom apartments. And then there’s storage: a large walk-in, a linen closet and a foyer that can accommodate an armoire. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 11, 2014

The right way to find a Streeterville apartment

Streetervillea partments

Quite a few Chicago renters share the misunderstanding that they’ll save time by using a rental services a/k/a apartment finder a/k/a apartment locator to make appointments to see apartments and drive them from one to the other. In some neighborhoods, Streeterville being a prime example, it’s far easier to walk from one building to the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 10, 2014