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Future site of new luxury apartments in downtown Chicago Loop, on the northeast corner of Michigan Ave. and Wacker Place. A stretch of Michigan Avenue just south of the river is about to get classier...and glassier. In September, a 47-story residential apartment and micro-hotel tower broke ground at 300 N. Michigan Avenue. It replaces an[...]

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Something new and shiny is coming soon to Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood! Just a couple of blocks north of Wrigley Field, construction is underway on a seven-story luxury apartment building. The construction site, located at 949 W. Dakin, is buzzing with activity as developers stay on track to open these new apartments by August 2021.  Future[...]

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Fun fact: the second-largest urban medical district in the United States – the Illinois Medical District – is located right here in downtown Chicago. And it’s huge! Just a couple miles west of the heart of the Loop, this rapidly growing mega-campus is in desperate need of new apartments to accommodate its workforce. The Gateway[...]

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Exciting changes are in the air in downtown Chicago. Construction on a new luxury high-rise is moving closer to completion on the northeast corner of Wabash and Randolph streets. Expected to open in January 2021, the shiny 26-story tower will house both apartments and condos.  It’s a welcome change to the neighborhood; bringing a modern[...]

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Chicago’s Fulton River District has seen lots of growth in recent years. This small neighborhood borders nearby West Loop and both have seen a boom as small to super-sized businesses relocate their headquarters to the area. Wolf Point – the area where the Chicago River splits into north and south branches – has also seen[...]

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Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood has brand new apartments headed its way and I can’t wait to see this one come to life.  The newly named “The Balaban” apartment building is under construction at 4806 N. Magnolia and will add 54 new apartments in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. It’s the first mixed-use multi-unit building to be constructed under[...]

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Exciting news – one of my favorite neighborhoods in Chicago has a brand-new luxury apartment building that just opened its doors. Than Tower, at 343 W. Schiller is the newest, shiniest luxury apartment community in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood.  After keeping a watchful and patient eye on construction, I’m so pleased that Than Tower has[...]

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A new 7-story luxury apartment complex with a large atrium and abundant amenities is set to replace the shuttered Treasure Island grocery store in Chicago’s Lake View neighborhood at the intersection of Broadway and Cornelia.  Future site of Optima Lakeview luxury apartments, replacing the demolished Treasure Island grocery at Broadway and Cornelia.  This new construction,[...]

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Along the western side of the Chicago River, at the northeast corner of Chicago and Halsted, sits a wide industrial building that can best be described as...well, just big and brown.  It’s the former distribution hub for The Chicago Tribune newspaper and now sits vacant on 7 acres of land. It might not look like[...]

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