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New Palatine townhomes at Lexington Hills deliver the unexpected

Lexington Hills

Over the years you may have developed a set of assumptions about what to expect in a townhome. And over the years Lexington Homes, one of Chicago’s most experienced homebuilders, has been refining the townhome form to delight and surprise home buyers. The townhomes at Lexington Hills in Palatine showcase how the townhome form can ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 16, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

New homes reflect the reinvention of Bridgeport

Lexington Place

The Chicago Advocate blog has an informative and detailed, if somewhat boosterish, overview of the changes that have occurred and are about to occur in Bridgeport. The Lexington Square townhomes and Lexington Place single-family homes reflect the continuing and growing appeal of one of Chicago’s most-storied and loyalty-inspiring neighborhoods. Lexington Square recently launched its third ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 1, 2014

Lexington Oaks townhomes in Palatine are all about convenience

Lexington Oaks

Lexington Oaks is a boutique development of fifteen new townhomes in three 5-unit buildings, pre-completion base-priced from $336,990. There are two home styles to choose from, both with 3-bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. One of the plans features a master suite on the first floor and two bedrooms and a loft on the second. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 24, 2014

New models open at Lexington Hills townhomes in Palatine

Lexington Hills

Over a span of four decades Lexington Homes has built thousands of townhomes and continues to refine the form to mesh perfectly with the way that home buyers want to live. Lexington Homes recently opened three new models at Lexington Hills in Palatine. The Summit model, which is base-priced from $334,990, has an open plan ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 12, 2014
North suburbsPark Ridge

Lexington Homes kicks off pre-sales at Park Ridge Place

Park Ridge Place

Lexington Homes has announced the start of pre-construction sales at Park Ridge Place, a gated community of 16 townhomes in north suburban Park Ridge. Construction will begin in September, with first deliveries slated for spring of 2015. Located on Dee Road, a quarter mile south of Touhy Ave, Park Ridge Place offers buyers upscale new-construction ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 27, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

See classic cars and classic homes in Bridgeport this weekend

A classic roadster

The St Barbara Classic Car Show will be held this Saturday, August 23, from 9 am to 4 pm, at 2859 S Throop St in Bridgeport. The event will feature classic show cars, antiques, custom hot rods and muscle cars. Car owners pay a fee to exhibit, but the event is free to viewers. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 21, 2014

Lexington Oaks in Palatine has first-floor master suites

Lexington Oaks

Lexington Oaks is a boutique development of fifteen new townhomes in three 5-unit buildings. There are two 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home styles to choose from, one of which features a master suite on the first floor and two bedrooms and a loft on the second. The other townhome plan has three bedrooms upstairs. Both ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 15, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

New homes in Bridgeport just steps from Donovan Park

Lexington Square kitchen

Lexington Square‘s third phase is launching 20 new rowhomes and the second phase of Lexington Place has begun the sale 19 new single-family homes. The Lexington Square rowhomes feature 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ or 3 ½ baths, high ceilings, hardwood floors in living areas, kitchens with ample cabinet and counter space and granite ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 14, 2014

New Palatine townhomes adjacent to Deer Grove Forest Preserve

Lexington Hills

Construction is in full swing at Lexington Hills, a community of 51 new townhomes adjacent to the Deer Grove Forest Preserve in northwest suburban Palatine. Furnished models are slated to open next month, but sales have already been brisk. Deer Grove spans 1,800 acres and hosts upland forest, wooded ravines, wetlands and meandering creeks. Fourteen ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 11, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Classic single-family homes near Donovan Park in Bridgeport

Lexington Place

The first phase of Lexington Place, pictured above, sold quickly and became an instant Bridgeport classic. The homes have the friendly, familiar, welcoming feel that marks a great neighborhood. Lexington Place 2 offers 19 new, spacious single-family homes at 37th Pl and S Sangamon St in a quiet location that’s been transformed by Lexington Homes, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 8, 2014
North suburbsMorton Grove

Lexington Station townhomes in Morton Grove more than two-thirds sold

Lexington Station

Construction is underway on 31 new townhomes at Lexington Station in Morton Grove, and more than two-thirds of them are already under contract. Two- and 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhomes with 2-car garages are priced from $312,990. Lexington Station has been attracting North Shore and city buyers who are excited about the opportunity to buy ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 5, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction underway at sold-out Basecamp River North

Basecamp River North

Building permits have issued for Basecamp River North, the new rowhome development at 450 W Oak St, and construction is underway. The 47-unit Near North Side development was first announced last December, and has sold out. Basecamp River North will enjoy some of the best rowhome views in Chicago when it’s complete.

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 1, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Will Basecamp River North have Chicago’s best rowhouse views?

Basecamp view

Foundation work is underway at Basecamp River North, a 47-unit rowhouse development at 450 W Oak that was announced last December. The first two phases of the Near North Side development are sold out. Phase III units are priced from $562,900 for 3-bedroom, 3-baths and $749,900 for 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath homes. The first photo ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 16, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Model grand opening at nearly sold-out Flexhouse2

Flexhouse2

If you’ve been paying attention to the market for new condos in the city you’ve doubtless noted that quality infill projects from established developers have been selling out prior to their completion. Ranquist Development’s Flexhouse2, for example, has only three rowhomes still available at 2640 N Ridgeway in Logan Square. One of those units is ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 11, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Construction update: Flexhouse2 in Logan Square

Flexhouse2

Flexhouse2 is edging closer to occupancy for its Phase I rowhomes at 2650 N Ridgeway in Logan Square, and Phase II units are making rapid progress. Ranquist Development and Sedgwick Investments teamed with award-winning ISA Architects to develop the project, which has 15 innovative rowhomes in its first two phases. A furnished model recently opened ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 21, 2014
North ShoreNorthfield

A tight-as-a-noose North Shore rental market

Colonial Square Northfield

The rental market for MLS-listed North Shore homes and condos in the New Trier School District is as tight as we’ve ever seen it. As of yesterday evening, for example, only a single home was listed for rent in Kenilworth. Four homes were available in Glencoe, 9 in Wilmette, 3 in Winnetka and 2 in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Innovative architecture in Logan Square at Flexhouse2

Flexhouse2

Ranquist Development and Sedgwick Investments have teamed with award-winning ISA Architects to develop Flexhouse2. Flexhouse2 rowhomes are modest, efficient, urban, and cool — appealing to sustainable lifestyle choices. Rather than rigidly defined rooms and hallways, the Flexhouse flows, is more open and allows easy adaptation to a variety of uses and lifestyles. The Flexhouse offers ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Basecamp River North is selling quickly pre-construction

Basecamp River North rendering

Thirty-two of the 47 rowhomes at Basecamp River North are under contract before construction has begun. The remaining 3-bedroom, 3-bath homes boast high-style architecture, two-car attached garages and roof decks with dramatic views of the River North and downtown skyline. The homes are pre-construction priced from the mid-$500s, with occupancy anticipated in the late summer ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Checking prices at Union Row in East Pilsen

Union Row

It’s been a while since we’ve checked on the status of the Union Row townhomes on 16th St in East Pilsen. You can join me for a walk around the development in the above video, and see much more of the neighborhood and Union Row in the 23 videos at this YouTube playlist. Union Row’s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 2, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

First two phases of Basecamp River North sell out

Basecamp River North rendering

Just over a month ago we reported that the 47-unit Basecamp River North was 40% sold prior to breaking ground. As of yesterday all of the 32 townhomes in Phase I and II of the development were under contract. All of the two- and three-story homes will have sleek contemporary interiors, private outdoor space, 2-car ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2014