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Evanston apartment review, 1509 Hinman Ave

1509 Hinman

1509 Hinman is a 3-story, 33-unit courtyard apartment building at 1509 Hinman Ave in Evanston. The handsome brick and limestone building was completed in 1923 and has been recently remodeled. The elaborate limestone detailing on the building’s façade was a contributing factor to its listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The apartments 1509 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 17, 2014
DealsChicagoNorthwest Side

This 3-bedroom Ravenswood short sale is the deal of the year

1949 Foster

The 3-bedroom, 2-bath duplex at 1949 W Foster Ave in Ravenswood has all of a buyer’s wish-list items: a recent renovation with a separate family room, a ton of space and light, central air, in-unit laundry room, hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and parking included in a great neighborhood steps from Winnemac Park. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 4, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Clark apartments, 2200 N Clark St, Lincoln Park

Reside on Clark

Reside on Clark is a 3-story mixed-use building at 2200 N Clark St in Lincoln Park. The building has retail space on the ground level and 28 apartments above. The flatiron-shaped building was built in 1894 and was renovated after being acquired by an affiliate of Reside Living. The apartments Reside on Clark has studio, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

429 West Melrose apartments, Lakeview East

429 W Melrose

429 West Melrose is a 3-story vintage six-flat apartment building in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The building was built in 1910. The apartments 429 West Melrose has 2- and 3-bedroom apartments with either 1 or 2 baths. In mid-November of 2014 2-bedrooms rented from $2,370 and 3-bedrooms from $2,694. Floor plans are available online. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 26, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A sunny, vintage one-bedroom in the Southport Corridor

1304 Waveland

The one-bedroom condo at 1304 W Waveland in the Southport Corridor has a large, light-filled living room with a bay window, and a separate dining room adjacent to a sunroom that could be a second bedroom. The 1,137 square foot home has fabulous original vintage detailing, including a rusticated brick fireplace and a finely-carved hutch ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Reside on Wellington, 510 W Wellington Ave, Lakeview East

Reside on Wellington

Reside on Wellington is a 90-unit apartment complex at 510 W Wellington Ave in Lakeview East. 510 W Wellington was originally a 26-room home built in 1900 and designed by W.A. Otis. The home was the Chicago residence of Frederic A. Delano, an uncle of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was purchased in the early 1920s ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 20, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Stylish Old Town Triangle studios near $1,000 a month

1940 N Lincoln

1940 North Lincoln is a 7-story, all-studio vintage building in the Old Town Triangle neighborhood in Lincoln Park. It was built in the 1920s and the apartments have recently undergone a stylish renovation. The apartments have wood-look floors and new kitchens and baths in a variety of finishes. Currently available studios rent for $980 to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Video – Tour twenty Lincoln Park apartment buildings

Lincoln Park

You can sit for half an hour at an apartment rental service waiting to repeat the information you’ve already given over the phone to a rookie agent who will put you in a car and show you to rundown, hard-to-rent apartments that may or may not be in Lincoln Park. Or you can spend half ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 2, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Tour a vintage 3-bedroom in an Edgewater 6-flat

5445 N Kenmore

This 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath vintage condo at 5445 N Kenmore in Edgewater sprawls over 2,800 square feet of living area. The home boasts large, light-filled rooms with great separation between public and private spaces. It has hardwood floors, a newly-renovated kitchen with a breakfast area, a spacious formal dining room, a large updated master ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 22, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A Lakeview East 3-bedroom with everything on your wish list

416 Briar

This 3-bedroom, 2-bath vintage condo at 416 W Briar Pl is on a tree-lined Lakeview East street close to the park and public transportation. The spacious, extra-wide home is in a 4-unit boutique building. It has all of the features that buyers want but so rarely find in homes in this location: 2-car parking, central ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 10, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Tour twenty Lincoln Park apartment buildings in half an hour

Lincoln Park aerial view

You can fritter away half an hour at an apartment rental service waiting to repeat the information you’ve already given over the phone to a rookie agent who will put you in a car and show you rundown, hard-to-rent apartments that may or may not be in Lincoln Park. Or you can spend half an ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 9, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

515 West Briar apartments, Lakeview East

515 W Briar

515 West Briar is a 73-unit, 8-story vintage building completed in 1937 in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The apartments 515 West Briar has studio and 1-bedroom apartments. Late in May of 2014 available studios rented for $930 and one-bedrooms from $1,255 to $1,315. Floor plans are accessible online. The apartments have wood-look floors, walk-in closets ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 3, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

596 West Hawthorne apartments, Lakeview East

596 Hawthorne

596 West Hawthorne is a 39-unit, 4-story vintage walk-up built in 1926 in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The apartments 596 West Hawthorne has studio and 1-bedroom apartments. Late in May of 2014 available studio rents ranged from $800 to $855. No one-bedrooms were available at that time. Floor plans are accessible online. The apartments have ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 28, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

634 – 42 West Cornelia apartments, Lakeview East

634-42 W Cornelia

634-42 West Cornelia is a 48-unit, 3-story vintage courtyard walk-up in the Lakeview East neighborhood. The building, which dates to 1919, has a large, south-facing, landscaped courtyard. The apartments 634-42 West Cornelia has 1-bedroom apartments. In mid-May of 2014 rents for available apartments ranged from $1,285 to $1,325. Floor plans are available online. Apartments have ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 21, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

632 – 42 West Addison apartments, Lakeview East

632 W Addison

632-42 West Addison is a 3-story vintage courtyard walk-up in a keystone Lakeview East location steps from Wrigleyville and Boystown. The building, which dates to 1925, has a large, south-facing, landscaped gated courtyard. The apartments 632-42 West Addison has a mix of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. In mid-May of 2014 studios were fully rented. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 19, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A vintage Streeterville condo that lives like a single-family home

222 E Chestnut 6B

Unit 6B at 222 E Chestnut is a 2,400 square foot, 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath architecturally-interesting condo that has the feel of a single-family home. The public living and private bedroom spaces are entered from a gallery hall with Moorish vaulted ceilings and herringbone parquet floors. Spacious living and dining rooms open from either end ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 15, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

Del Prado

The former Del Prado hotel, an ornately-decorated landmark at the gateway between Hyde Park and the lakefront, has been renovated into luxury apartments. The Del Prado is across from Harold Washington Park, has bus service at its front door and a Metra stop a block away, and is a short walk from the now-thriving 53rd ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 8, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A spacious and bright 2-bedroom where Lincoln Park and Lakeview meet

2726 Pine Grove

Unit 2N at 2726 N Pine Grove is a spacious and bright vintage home in a close-to-everything location. The 2-bedroom home boasts a remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, a large separate dining room, generous room sizes and original vintage detailing. The home has just been listed for sale at $324,900 and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 8, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Clark, Broadway & Diversey – where Lincoln Park meets Lakeview

Clark & Diversey

The intersection of Clark, Broadway & Diversey – on the border of Lincoln Park and Lakeview – is one of the most vibrant scenes in Chicago. This crossroads is steps away from major grocery stores like Trader Joe’s, Walmart and The Market Place, pharmacies, Bed, Bath & Beyond, a raft of fashion-oriented retailers, fitness centers, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 6, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A spacious, gracious Lakeview East 2-bedroom

3100 N Sheridan 10E

The Barry, 3100 N Sheridan Rd, is a vintage landmark in the Lakeview East / Belmont Harbor neighborhood. Condo homes at The Barry are sought after for their location, their unusually spacious and gracious layouts, the building’s boutique ambiance, and the range of its amenities. Unit 10E at The Barry is a 2-bedroom, 2-bath home ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 28, 2014