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Luxury River North Condo BuildingsOne of the most stylish Chicago neighborhoods to call home, we’ve found a collection of River North luxury condo towers worth considering in 2018.

100 E. Huron

Found at 100 E Huron, the Chicago Place condos allow for an enriched lifestyle, with a tower complete with exercise rooms, a sundeck and an indoor lap pool. The mixed-use building also puts residents close to high-end retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue on its lower levels, topped by spacious condo units featuring large terraces and sweeping views.

The Montgomery

Once headquarters to Montgomery Ward, The Montgomery now supplies stylish residences to River North. This condo conversion project offers selections ranging from one- to three-bedrooms, with a total of 28 stories. The building

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Several new boutique condo developments are in the works right now, including contemporary residences with sophisticated features.

5 N. Oakley

One option exists within 5 N Oakley. The new and modern building is just minutes away from the West Loop, with the convenience of extra storage and garage parking.

As well, the units also include stained hardwoods, quartz countertops and spa-like baths. Some of the units also command sweeping city and skyline views.

2618 W. Fullerton

Another boutique development is going in at 2618 W Fullerton. The sleek building includes units with natural black walnut flooring, chef’s kitchens and an array of higher-end appliances.

In addition, the building provides for private decks, bike storage and garage

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Streeterville Luxury Condo ListingsAn appealing location to live, work, dine and play, Streeterville also contains some of Chicago’s most expensive listings. Some of the most current options on the market in this community right now are noted for sweeping views, high-end features and, of course, an enviable location.

Perhaps the priciest is a massive three-bedroom duplex currently listed for $8.99 million. Housed within Riverview West, the penthouse unit contains an almost unheard of 9,300 square feet of luxurious living space. Meanwhile, the prestigious Palmolive Building currently offers a $6.7 million dollar condo in Streeterville, overlooking the lake and the city. 

Not to be outdone, One Bennett Park commands an already impressive position, also overlooking the city and lake.

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Filled with art galleries, restaurants, boutiques and more, River North is now one of Chicago’s most stylish communities. With that location comes a wealth of opportunity for buyers, including some of the area’s most expensive new listings.

Perhaps most exclusive is 312 West Huron. The pricey new condo building currently features a four-bedroom, 4.5-bath penthouse unit on the 25th floor for $6.3 million. As well, there’s also an 18th floor unit priced at $2.95 million and an 11th floor unit for $2.8 million.

Other options exist within a four-bedroom, three-level penthouse unit within The Ronsley. The new construction condos are part of a reimagined, boutique building that also features large, private outdoor space. There is also a three-bedroom unit

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A high-profile condo development in downtown Chicago now has listings featured on the MLS. Dubbed 1000M, the spectacular new tower, which will stand 74 stories high once finished, currently has 12 units listed that range from $570,000 for a one-bedroom/one-bathroom layout all the way up to over $8 million for one of the four-bedroom/four-and-a-half bathroom penthouse residences. 

Located at 1000 S. Michigan down in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood, 1000M was designed by Helmut Jahn and overlooks Grant Park and the city’s mesmerizing lakefront. 

As you might expect, condos for sale at 1000M boast premium, top-of-the-line finishes, extraordinary views of the city and lake, and quite the compliment of luxury lifestyle amenities, which include

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New Construction Apartments ChicagoDespite a steady stream of new apartment developments being brought to market over the last few years, Chicago’s luxury rental market has remained strong over the course of 2017. Just this year alone, thousands of new units were delivered all over the city, and 2018 also promises to bring a number of new high-profile projects that won’t leave anybody looking for a new place to call home disappointed.

If your current lease is expiring soon though and you aren’t able to wait until next year to make a move, plenty of newer construction options are already listed on the MLS, and here are just a few we strongly recommend checking out before you make any final decision:

Linea

Linea is one of our favorite rental buildings in the Loop. Its location in the

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With the weather cooling down and the holiday season right around the corner, summer in Chicago already feels like a distant memory. But thanks to a stunning new drone video from Sasaki Associates and Chang Kim Photography, those of us who don’t quite enjoy winter weather as much as we do those sun-filled 85-degree days can now re-live summer in the city, albeit for only just a few extra minutes.

As you’ll see, the video fully captures all the energy surrounding one of our favorite downtown amenities, taking us on a one-day journey all along Chicago’s bustling new Riverwalk. From joggers and dog-walkers to countless patrons at City Winery and Tiny Tapp, watch as hundreds enjoy the newly transformed riverfront on an absolute picture perfect day.

Oh, and

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Luxury South Loop Condos It’s easy to find luxury condo buildings in Chicago, but there are a number in Chicago’s South Loop that also offer fabulous upscale living spaces that also won't break the bank. Let's look at just a few below...

50 E. 16th

The first option is a high-rise located at 50 E 16th. Also known as The Guild, the building enjoys contemporary-style, loft condos filled with luxury finishes. Prospective buyers can expect to find quartz countertops, wide plank hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances. 

Ranging from one- to three-bedrooms, the more than 140 condo units include walls of windows, some with flexible space, designed to appeal to the needs of individual buyers. The building also offers a newly designed gym, a doorman and sensational views

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Bucktown Lofts For Sale Bucktown is one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods right now, and lofts are among the most sought-after properties in the area. While you might associate the high timber ceilings and spacious open layouts of a residential loft with certain buildings found over in the West Loop or River North, Bucktown also has a pretty deep inventory of loft conversions that won’t leave you disappointed as a prospective home buyer. And despite limitations of availability, here are 3 Bucktown loft buildings that all have at least one unit currently listed for sale at the time of this post:

1750 Wolcott

Among all the choices, 1750 Wolcott might be our favorite Bucktown loft conversion. But as a smaller building, it’s almost rare to see something listed on the market.

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Lincoln Park Condo Buildings with the Best ViewsAs a Chicago neighborhood that sits right off the lakefront, one would think countless condo buildings in Lincoln Park offer superb views of not only the water, but also of the park in which the neighborhoods gets its name. 

Not surprisingly, however, some Lincoln Park condo buildings feature better sight lines than others, which may also include a pretty sweet vantage point of the broad downtown Chicago skyline as well. So if you’re looking for a luxury Lincoln Park condo with an extraordinary view, here’s where we recommend starting your search. 

Lincoln Park 2550 

Topping the list has to be Lincoln Park 2550—one of Lincoln Park’s most luxurious buildings, not to mention among the tallest on the north side of town. Interior finishes are premium

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