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Millennials, who now make up the largest generation in the world, are renting more than the prior generations. Unlike Gen Xers or boomers, millennials have preferred renting an apartment rather than moving to the ‘burbs for the larger living space and backyard. They choose natural over pre-packaged. They seek small versus grandiose. But in their[...]

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It’s here. After the anticipation, after the expectation, Alta Grand Central has opened its doors and is ready for action. It’s time to come home. Built on the land that was once home to Grand Central Station — the busiest train depot in the country —  this new pair of luxury apartment buildings houses 346[...]

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As Chicago’s Loop continues to hustle to meet the high rental demand, another residential building has gotten the green light to move ahead. The former parking lot at 410 S. Wabash at the southwest corner of Wabash and Van Buren is set to transform into a 24-story downtown Chicago luxury apartment building. Future home of[...]

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Chicago has always been a study in contrasts. With a heavily industrialized past which has given way to a more sleek and modern future, it’s not uncommon to see elements of both sides of the city wherever you go. Now this harmonious blend is brought to your doorstep with Union West apartments, the brand-new luxury[...]

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Progress is flowing smoothly on the construction of Lakeshore East’s newest luxury apartments whimsically named, Cirrus and Cascade. These twin residential towers are scheduled to open in the summer of 2021. While Cirrus is reserved for upscale condos, Cascade will be open to renters looking to lease modern, brand-new apartments. Plans for a future third[...]

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Big! Bold! And...Beautiful! The sky-high apartments going up at 2111 S Wabash in Chicago’s McCormick Square area are slated to debut in 2020. With construction now underway, the glassy facade and flashy sawtooth design are beginning to take shape. We think this luxury building is going to be a South Loop head-turner! 2111 S Wabash[...]

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The Salvation Army Freedom Center on Monroe and Ashton served its purpose for over a century and now, it’s time for a change. Construction at The Duncan has progressed quickly, and soon new luxury apartments will join the West Loop Chicago neighborhood. FLAT-Out Fabulous   The developer, Cedar Street Companies, stayed in theme with much of[...]

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Long before the Gold Coast luxury apartments at 1400 N Lake Shore existed, the wealthy passed by this 1920s building while on their leisurely carriage rides up and down the quaint brick-lined street. Now, the historical high-rise, which has long been home to condos-only, is about to open its doors to luxury apartment rentals as[...]

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If you live in downtown Chicago, you know how lucky you are. From practicalities like easy-to-use transit to indulgences like Michelin-starred restaurants, the city is bursting with reasons to put down roots.  Now, if you’re a resident at a luxury apartment in downtown Chicago...well, you know you’re one of the real lucky ducks. Your decision[...]

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Construction is progressing nicely on a 31-story luxury apartment midrise in Chicago’s South Loop. Recently named Imprint, this new property is taking to the sky in popular Printer’s Row neighborhood at 717 S. Clark between Harrison and Polk Street.  This mirrored glass tower will replace the former Palmer Printing building - Printer’s Row’s last printing[...]

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