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Downtown Chicago’s West Side neighborhoods have seen quite the transformation over the past 20 years. This just-west-of-downtown area has gone from rough around the edges to thee place to live, work and play.  There’s often a spotlight on popular West Loop (and for good reason – it’s a fantastic ‘hood), but if you wander west[...]

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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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Trying to decide which downtown Chicago neighborhood you should live in? Good news – you’ve got so many fantastic options. If you’ve done your research and settled on the West Loop, the next step is to find the perfect spot to call home.  As this popular neighborhood has grown, so have its number of new[...]

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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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If you live in a studio apartment or are thinking about renting one, you probably have space on your mind. Fitting all of life’s necessities into a studio might feel challenging, especially if you’re moving from a larger apartment or home. But, I promise you that not only is living in a studio apartment possible,[...]

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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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If you’ve spent time in downtown Chicago you know it has a magical quality to it you won’t find anywhere else. The lake, the shopping, the parks, the art, the river, and omg, the food – they all come together to create an atmosphere that’s one-of-a-kind. Each neighborhood has its own magic qualities too, but only[...]

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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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