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Chicago-area real estate certainly varies in terms of price and amenities, but it’s still possible to find a place in the Streeterville neighborhood for under $400,000.

600 N. Lake Shore

One such location is at 600 N Lake Shore. The dual luxury towers provide sensational views of the city and the lakefront, within an easy walk of desirable sites and attractions in the area. For less than $400,000, though, it’s still possible to purchase a one-bedroom, 1.5-bath unit in the development, with access to rooftop terraces, a business center and plentiful upgrades.

240 E. Illinois

More desirable options within this price point can be found within 240 E Illinois. The contemporary building includes some one-bedroom, one-bath lofts for less than

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Gold Coast Condos Under $500,000The affluent Gold Coast is known for its upscale homes and enviable selections, yet it’s possible to purchase a condo for under a half million in some of our favorite buildings.

1250 N. Dearborn

Built back in 1989, this Gold Coast high-rise has everything you could want in downtown condo, including spacious floor plans with plenty of living space that won't cost you an arm and a leg.

1030 N. State

The 1030 N State high-rise is known for its incredible views overlooking the lake and the surrounding Gold Coast neighborhood. Constructed in the early 1970s, the building is more affordable than some of newer properties in the area, with options starting at studio floor plans.

1000 N. Lake Shore

Sitting just across from the Oak Street Bridge,

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While new construction in Chicago can be pricey, it’s certainly possible to find an option in the area for less than $700,000.

540 West Webster Avenue

With nearly 100 new luxury units, 540 West Webster Avenue presents upscale amenities and sensational lake views in Lincoln Park. The Webster Square Condos can soar above $1 million, but less than $700,000 still affords a one-bedroom unit in the building, with access to a rooftop sundeck, fitness center, play room and catering kitchen.

Caden James Chicago

The new Caden James development of River West presents around two-dozen private units, with some private balconies and shared access to a rooftop deck. For less than $700,000, though, the boutique building still offers the option of a

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Possessing historic charm all its own, enviable Old Town also contains some affordable high rises in the Chicago area that active home buyers should consider. .

1460 N. Sandburg

One such option is the building of 1460 N Sandburg. The property is an easy walk to area restaurants and theaters, plus it also offers access to a swimming pool, tennis courts, parking and a sundeck. A variety of different floor plans and layouts lend to the property’s affordability.

1250 N. LaSalle

Located at 1250 N LaSalle, The Gallery 1250 condos come in spacious designs, with some one-bedroom units boasting around 1,000 square feet of living space. Though accented by private balconies and plenty of upgrades, the units are still affordable for the area.

1540 N.

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Condo units within the new 1550 N Clark development are now up on the MLS, presenting a new option for luxury high-rise living in the area. The new project includes fantastic views of both Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park, as well as some area landmarks and Chicago area attractions.

This full-amenity, boutique building presents the option for new buyers of two-, three- and four-bedroom condos, complete with high ceilings, top-of-the-line appliances, large balconies or terraces and oak flooring. Additionally, the property boasts the luxury of several other high-end features and finishes, including an impressive array of other private luxury additions.

As well, the building at 1550 N Clark also presents the security of 24-hour staff in the building’s lobby, a

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Luxury New Construction Condo Buildings in ChicagoSome of the most luxurious new construction condo buildings in the Chicago area for 2018 just happen to be in the downtown area.

No 9 Walton

This includes the offerings of No 9 Walton. The lavish building contains condos of two- to five bedrooms, complete with private terraces, high ceilings and custom floor plans. In addition, the building offers a house car, indoor lap pool and hot tub, a full fitness center and wine storage.

Renelle on the River

Renelle on the River consists of just 50 new luxury condos, named for its location right alongside the Chicago River. The three- and four-bedroom units are joined by incredible river views, a rooftop lounge, outdoor terrace, yoga room and dog run.

366 W. Superior

Not to be outdone, 366 W

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In a city known for its luxury high-rises, it’s certain that One Bennett Park will still likely blow luxury condo buyers away with its offerings. The new condo tower is under construction right now in Chicago, with plans to develop it into the city’s tallest, all-residential building.

The project calls for nearly 70 luxury condos when complete, as well as upwards of 200 apartments and a creative new green space and park on the ground level. Ultra-luxurious and private, the two-, three- and four-bedroom designs at One Bennett Park start at around 1,700 square feet, with the largest units topping 5,100 square feet of living space. 

In addition, prospective residents are sure to be taken back by the tower’s exceptional location. Found in the heart of

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If you’re in search of a new construction, single-family home in Chicago, you’ll definitely want to check out a select handful of area neighborhoods on the north side. And while this list certainly isn't comprehensive, it's definitely a great place to start.


Lakeview offers a unique selection of housing options, including new multi-level homes designed to fit in with some of the older homes in the area. This highly desirable area also includes a selection of new, contemporary-style homes for buyers to choose from.

Lincoln Park

There are also some new construction possibilities in Lincoln Park. Luxury selections include some homes sitting just a short walk from the park, filled with an array of upscale features and finishes.


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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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