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Say hello to River North’s latest Chicago luxury apartment high-rise. Located on the corner of Illinois and Franklin Streets, these new Chicago apartments a welcome addition in the heart of one of the city’s most popular neighborhoods. 3Eleven is 24-floors of luxury apartments for rent, boasting all the bells and whistles a bustling urban environment[...]

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After more than 2,000 visits to more than 100 downtown Chicago apartments, the results are in. Check out HotSpot Rentals winners for The Best of Chicago's Downtown Apartments 2017. The "Best of" Categories During the first half of 2017, we polled our agents and asked them to rank their top Chicago apartments from these five categories:[...]

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While the downtown Chicago rental market continues to be more competitive than ever,  the Roosevelt Collection in the South Loop just came up with a genius idea- Personality Passports! What’s a Personality Passport Personality Passports are product and experience based incentives to prospective tenants, uniquely tailored to each renter’s likes and dislikes. If you are[...]

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A large percentage of downtown Chicago apartments are in high-rise buildings. These are buildings that have 12 or more stories of residential apartments and generally come with every amenity a renter could need from gym, to dog run, to pool. For this convenience, high-rise apartments are more desirable than ever in today’s Chicago rental market. So,[...]

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Exciting urban neighborhoods are as prevalent as ever. Every city has new hotspots, gritty classics and much in between. But how do you quantify the “coolness” of a given neighborhood, beyond what’s simply trendy and hip? How do you compare the vibrant and diverse cultural epicenters of our nation’s most beloved cities? Put simply, we used data[...]

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The Aberdeen West Loop, one of the newest managed properties in the West Loop Gateway, was recently taken over by Waterton Residential. Waterton manages over 3,000 apartments in downtown Chicago, so we wanted to take a closer look at what the fuss is all about.   What Makes The Aberdeen West Loop Different This mid-rise[...]

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Summer is coming to an end, but there's never a shortage of festivals in Chicago! Here’s our 5 favorite for the month of August! Photo courtesy of Shedd Aquarium Jazzin’ at the Shedd The Shedd Aquarium comes to life every Wednesday evening in August with Jazzin’ at the Shedd, an aquatic celebration for kids and[...]

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You’re apartment hunting and can’t figure out why the 600-square foot studio apartment feels bigger than the 700-square foot one bedroom. Is this apartment really smaller than the last? Is there more than one way to measure square footage? Why waste time looking at apartments that are smaller than what I want? Does the square[...]

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This week we have compiled a list of our 7 favorite rooftops in Chicago’s downtown luxury apartments. Let’s take full advantage of this summer and check them out. #1) Niche 905, River North Thank you Niche for stepping back and taking advantage of the city skyline and the openness of the West view! This rooftop deck[...]

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