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167 West Erie apartments, 167 W Erie St, River North

167 West Erie

167 West Erie, 167 W Erie St, will be a 39-story, 450-unit apartment tower in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. The project will include ground-level retail space fronting Wells St. The development received Plan Commission approval in August of 2014. Construction is anticipated to begin early in 2015, with completion slated for 2016. Chicago-based Mac Management ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 28, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A spacious light-filled landmark on Astor Street

1345 N Astor

The Edwin J Gardiner house, 1345 N Astor St, was built in 1887 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 14-room, 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath Gold Coast home has east, west and south exposures, large windows and multiple skylights that flood the home with natural light. The home has been beautifully ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 26, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

From the vault – Sweet Home Chicago, Fall 1988

Sweet Home Chicago

YoChicago started in business in 1987 as a weekly real estate newspaper called the Real Estate Profile and, later, Apartments & Homes. Among other activities we ran five home shows, most recently at Navy Pier in 1989, where we drew a crowd of nearly 20,000 over a 3-day period. Join us for a nostalgic look ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Condominium review, 2650 Lakeview, Lincoln Park

Sudler Property Management

2650 Lakeview is a 44-story, 398-unit full-amenity contemporary high-rise at 2650 N Lakeview in Lincoln Park. It’s easily recognizable by its strong vertical risers and bay windows. The building was built in 1972 as a rental building, and was converted to condominiums in 1979. The architect for the building was Loebl, Schlossman, Bennett & Dart ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 25, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A wonderful Bucktown home that’s large yet cozy

1614 Leavitt

When you arrive at 1614 N Leavitt in Bucktown you’ll feel like you’re at a home built in the late 1800s. In fact, the home is less than 10 years old but is a wonderful recreation of an architecturally distinctive period piece. Every element in the home is of artisan quality and a high level ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 22, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

K2 Apartments, a short walk from Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods

K2 pool deck

K2 Apartments, the new luxury tower at 365 N Halsted St in Chicago’s Fulton River District, has a keystone location that affords quick pedestrian access to the city’s hottest neighborhoods. The West Loop, River West and River North – the neighborhoods adjacent to K2 – are all just a few minutes’ walk away, and they’re ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 21, 2014
News & trendsArchitecture & design

Apply for the 21st Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards

Harvest Commons

Applications are now open for the 21st Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards (CNDA). The CNDAs recognize innovation and best practices in neighborhood development. Established in 1995, the awards “recognize and honor the outstanding achievements in neighborhood real estate development and community building, as well as the essential role that both non-profit and for-profit developers play ...

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

View the Gold Coast’s best pool party

1120 North LaSalle

Planned Property sponsors a series of resident appreciation events throughout the year at 1120 North LaSalle, but the most-anticipated is the annual pool party. We think it’s the Gold Coast’s best pool party and hope you agree after watching the video. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are available at 1120 North LaSalle, which is a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 19, 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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

West Loop Famers Market opens steps from K2 Apartments

West Loop Farmers Market

Residents at K2, the new full-amenity luxury apartment tower in the Fulton River District, have access to great grocery shopping options. What’s arguably the city’s best Jewel-Osco is connected to the building by a bridge. Mariano’s and the year-round indoor French Market are a few short blocks away. Whole Foods is slated to open a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A large Old Town 2-bedroom with terrific outdoor space

1522 N  Cleveland #2

This spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo at 1522 N Cleveland in Old Town presents an opportunity for great urban living. It has just been listed for sale at $499,900. The home has a front terrace off the living room, high ceilings, a gas / woodburning fireplace, hardwood floors, and an updated kitchen with ample cabinet and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 12, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Spend an afternoon and evening at K2 Apartments

K2 pool

A great way to learn whether a new apartment is right for you is to invest a few hours immersing yourself in the environment. Tuesday, August 19 is an ideal day to do just that at K2 Apartments, the new luxury tower in the Fulton River District. Start by making a late-afternoon appointment with the ...

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

A spacious contemporary townhome in a quiet Gold Coast oasis

1241 Beekman Place

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome at 1241 Beekman Place, 55 W Goethe, is set in a gated community steps from the best of everything in the Gold Coast. The home boasts generously-sized rooms, a sleek eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, a step-down living room with woodburning fireplace, a master suite with a skylit ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 4, 2014
ChicagoFar North

A Lincoln Square 2-bedroom with a terrific private deck

5067 N Lincoln

This spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo, Unit 205 at 5067 N Lincoln Ave, offers high ceilings, crown moldings, hardwood floors, a large kitchen with ample cabinets and counter space, and a luxurious feel throughout. The highlight of the home is a private outdoor terrace that spans more than 400 square feet and that could be expanded. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Stylish new condos in a fun stretch of West Town

1327 W Grand

Grand Avenue in West Town has a lively restaurant and bar scene, convenient public transportation, grocery shopping nearby and the beginnings of a retail and boutique scene. It’s a fun location that resulted in a pre-completion sellout of six new condos at 1327 W Grand. The stylish new condos from Dolyva Development sold from the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New farmers market a 3-minute walk from K2 Apartments

Farmers market

Residents at K2, the new luxury tower at 365 N Halsted St, have convenient grocery shopping across a pedestrian bridge that links K2 with Jewel-Osco. Beginning a week from tomorrow, they’ll also have a farmers market within a 3-minute walk. The new West Loop Farmers Market will run from 7 am to 1 pm from ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 1, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Noah Properties’ single-family asks $3.2M in Bucktown

2163 N Oakley

Noah Properties has been one of Chicago’s hottest-selling builders. Most builders concentrate in a price niche, but Noah’s offerings have ranged from condominiums priced in the mid-$200s to luxury single-family homes selling for nearly $3 million. A new home from Noah Properties that’s nearing completion at 2163 N Oakley in Bucktown is the company’s highest-priced ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 31, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

All but one unit sold at 1611 Hermitage in Bucktown

Hermitage Sixteen11

Hermitage Sixteen11 sits on the Bucktown side of North Ave, the dividing line between Wicker Park and Bucktown. When I stopped by yesterday, the building was one floor shy of its full four-floor height. Despite its pre-completion status, all but one of the building’s seventeen units are under contract. The remaining home is Unit 303, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 31, 2014
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Three dramatic new homes steps from the Bloomingdale Trail

1833 N Fairfield

Ultimate Homes has three new luxury single-families under construction in the 1900 block of Rockwell in Logan Square. The location is steps from an entry to the Bloomingdale Trail, two blocks from a CTA Blue Line stop, close to restaurants and bars, and with easy access to the Kennedy Expressway. The 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2014

A builder’s own handcrafted home in Glenview

902 Glenshire, Glenview

The 5-bedroom, 6-bath home at 902 Glenshire Rd in Glenview was lovingly handcrafted in every detail by a home builder for his personal residence. http://www.koenigrubloff.com/homes-for-sale/IL/Glenview/60025/902-Glenshire-Road-125891366 “Must-see” is a real state cliché, but one that’s particularly true and appropriate for this spacious and livable home. Every room in the home is richly detailed in a unique ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 31, 2014