December 2014

Found 8 blog entries for December 2014.

Condos and Lofts For Sale or Rent Near Morgan-Lake CTA Station

When searching for a new condo, loft, or apartment in downtown Chicago, being located near a CTA train station is often a priority, ensuring easy and effective transportation to numerous other parts of the city.

Until the Morgan/Lake station was rebuilt and reopened back in 2012, most West Loop residents chose to use the UIC-Halsted Blue Line or the Grand Avenue Blue Line Station as a means for getting to and from the Loop or any number of Chicago’s west side neighborhoods. But depending on where you live in the West Loop, walking to either station was probably a pretty lengthy hike, especially if you were situated towards the central part of the neighborhood.

Today, the Morgan/Lake station acts as one of the busier stops along the Green and Pink Lines,

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West Loop Lofts For Sale, Chicago IL

It’s no secret we love Chicago lofts, and given we’re located over in the West Loop neighborhood in downtown Chicago, we tend to feature some of our favorite loft condos that happen to hit the market right here in our own backyard.  

This week, we’re taking you over to a loft that’s not only located in the heart of Chicago’s hottest neighborhood, but also one that has many of the true loft characteristics you’d want in an authentic, downtown Chicago loft residence.

The unit, 22 N. Morgan #106, isn’t exactly new to the market, however, given its custom finishes, soaring high ceilings, and almost ideal location within the neighborhood, we’re not sure how much longer this true artists’ loft will last.

Almost possesses a gallery-like feel, 22 N. Morgan #106

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1629 S. Prairie Condos For Sale or Rent, Chicago IL

Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood is no stranger to luxury real estate, and if you happen to be in the market for a newer construction condo or apartment for rent that’s full of appeal and desirability, there’s no better place to begin your search than Adler Place.

Located at 1629 S. Prairie in the South Loop’s Museum Park district, Adler Place is a newer construction high-rise that’s sure to take your breath away upon seeing some of its spectacular units for sale or rent.

Standing 32 stories high and housing over 500 gorgeous condominium residences, there’s little to dislike about this recently revamped building, especially considering its optimal location that’s just steps from a number of great restaurants and bars that line South Michigan Avenue.

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West Loop Coffee Shops & CafesIf you’re anything like us, you probably can’t think of a better way to start off the day than with a great cup of coffee. And whether you’re a latte connoisseur or just appreciate a plain old cup of black coffee, the West Loop is loaded with great coffee houses and cafes that brew up some of the best coffee you’ll find in all downtown Chicago.

Although the list always seems to be changing (and expanding!), here’s a quick glance at some of the best coffee shop’s the West Loop area has to offer:

Lou Mitchell’s | 565 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL

One of Chicago’s most iconic diners that’s been in business since 1923, Lou Mitchell’s is one of the best breakfast joints in all of Chicago, which of course means the coffee here is top-notch. Located just

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South Loop Apartments For Rent, Chicago IL A lot is happening around the South Loop neighborhood, and if you’re looking for a great deal on a Chicago apartment or condo for rent, there’s no better place to begin your search. DePaul’s new arena is one step closer to becoming a reality with construction set to begin in January 2015, while the entire South Loop area is poised for on-going new development for the foreseeable future in hopes of transforming this underutilized part of the city into a thriving entertainment district.

Prior to the housing crash of 2008, plenty of new construction high-rises were also added to the beautiful South Loop landscape, providing an array of attractive housing options to those now searching for a stylish new downtown apartment to call home. In addition, the

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600 N. Lake Shore Drive Condos For Sale or Rent, Chicago IL

600 N. Lake Shore Drive is one of our favorite condo buildings to show in Streeterville because, well, units here generally sell themselves. The breathtaking views of Lake Michigan, the full compliment of lifestyle and building amenities, and the development’s ideal downtown Chicago location make it the perfect option for your next place to call home; and whether you’re looking to buy or rent here in the Windy City, 600 N. Lake Shore Drive is sure to have something that checks off all the items on your never-ending wish list, and probably even exceed what expectations you may have for a lavish new Streeterville residence.

Currently, you'll find a wide range of condos for sale at 600 N. Lake Shore Drive, which range between $490,000 and $1.775

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Luxury Streeterville Apartments

When thinking about lavish, high-rise apartments or condos for rent in downtown Chicago, many often turn to Streeterville—a part of the city that's known most for its towering skyscrapers and being home to many of Chicago's best and most visited attractions.  

To some Chicagoans, the advantages of calling Streeterville home are limitless, and the inventory here truly speaks for itself, especially since the development of buildings like 500 N. Lake Shore Drive, 850 N. Lake Shore Drive, and Optima Chicago at 200 E. Illinois.

But while some of these new construction apartment buildings tend to get a lot of hype, other luxury options are available in buildings that offer equally desirable amenities and interior finishes, which you can see below by

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South Loop Condos For Sale, Chicago IL

Chicago’s South Loop has some pretty awesome and unique condo spaces, with 1600 S. Wabash certainly among one of our favorite buildings when it comes to luxury, comfort, and desirability.

Many often associate the South Loop as being one of Chicago’s best locations for residential lofts for sale, but if you're in search of something a bit more traditional that also offers ample living space and more than a few highly upgraded features, have a closer look at 1600 S. Wabash #4W.

What first caught our eye about this stunning South Loop condo for sale is that it’s not terribly common to find a three bedroom unit in downtown Chicago with these kinds of upgrades for under $500,000.

South Loop Luxury Condos For Sale, Chicago IL Additionally, the building's optimal location puts residents just steps from

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