August 2014

Found 17 blog entries for August 2014.

Warehouses to Condos for Sale in Chicago, IllinoisThere are plenty of beautiful Chicago condos for sale in existing buildings that have plenty of history, but not all of these residential units were always used for living.

A recent piece from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently highlighted a cluster of warehouses in Chicago’s South Water Market, which were turned into condos much to the delight of interested condo buyers across the city.

The news source stated that for 78 years, the six terra cotta warehouses in Chicago’s South Water Market were used as fruit and vegetable stands for the region’s restaurants and eateries but when that market was to the Chicago International Produce Market more than 10 years ago, the empty warehouses were ripe for development.

That’s when Enterprise Cos., a

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Chicago condo options for sale in Lakeshore EastIt’s not every day that you get the opportunity to live in a lush, green foliage-filled area in the heart of one of the country’s biggest urban metropolises, but that is exactly the case if you lived in a Lakeshore East condominium.

Located close to beautiful Lake Michigan and the Lakeshore Path, Lakeshore East Condos are nestled in a gorgeous area, 40 percent of which is green. So those who want the aesthetic of living in nature but want to be close enough for all the perks and commodities associated with big city living will find the location of Lakeshore East condos more than adequate. Many, many people are now searching for condos for sale in Chicago's Lakeshore East - so much so that buyers are complaining of a lack of inventory.

Billed as a

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Chicago Place Condos for Sale - 100 East Huron St, Chicago, IllinoisRiver North’s Chicago Place condos are the epitome of class and style. Located in close proximity to the Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan and Millenium Park, Chicago Place is one of the Windy City’s most sought-after residences. So much so that people pro-actively search for Chicago Place condos for sale because they love the building itself, and know exactly where they want to live. If you’re looking for luxury, convenience and some of the city’s most outstanding dining options nearby, Chicago Place is the ideal building to call home.

Buying a Condo in Chicago Place Means Great Amenities

First-class amenities like a health club, on-site tailor, sauna, indoor parking garage, pool, sundeck and 24-hour door service are just the tip of the iceberg. With

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Chicago condos for sale on Lake Shore DriveAre you looking for an oasis in the middle of a bustling urban hub? Looking to beat the commute and buy a condo for sale or rent at 500 Lake Shore Drive? Look no further than the new Chicago luxury rental building at 500 Lake Shore Drive. With Lake Michigan as the front yard and some of the city’s most beloved attractions within steps, life at 500 Lake Shore Drive is high-end living at its finest.

Catch a glimpse of Chicago’s most iconic architecture just by gazing out the floor-to-ceiling windows at 500 Lake Shore Drive or head out the door to find all the summer activities along the lake at your fingertips. While there is plenty of entertainment, dining and recreational amenities at every turn, you don’t even need to leave the building to enjoy

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Buy a Condo at the Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, IllinoisIf you’re looking for a luxury Chicago condo for sale, chances are your search is based on featured amenities like a rooftop deck, on-site gym and pool. But what about an art exhibit? Across the country, high-end residences are attracting buyers by integrating art into public spaces within the buildings. Chicago’s Ritz-Carlton Residences is among the affluent buildings to adopt this trend, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.  This art as residence trend is yet another reason why shoppers are looking for condos for sale in the Ritz-Carlton.

Buy a Condominium in the Ritz-Carlton, Own Some Art

Starting this spring, buyers interested in the Ritz-Carlton purchasing homes for $1 million to $11 million will not only find themselves with a new home,

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Chicago has long been a destination for connoisseurs and appreciators of architecture, and Lincoln Park is a tremendous representation of the beauty that the Windy City holds.

In fact, Lincoln Park was featured for the first time ever as part of the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Third Annual Open House Chicago.

Held this year Oct. 19 - 20, the event featured a tour of Lincoln Park’s historic mansions, secret rooms, private clubs, legendary theaters, hotels, offices and the gorgeous walk-ups and alleyways that lead up to them.

"Evidence of rebuilding from the Chicago Fire of 1871 can still be seen along Menomonee Street, a narrow alley just west of the park, which still retains much of its 1800s character," the Lincoln Park Patch reports from

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Although the housing market in Chicago is in full swing, those looking to rent will be pleasantly surprised with the newest trend in the Windy City. Luxury condos in Chicago are popping up everywhere and amenities are anything but lacking in these stunning towers. You can browse condos for rent in Chicago online, or meet with an area expert to get insights unavailable from a computer on where to live in the trendy, windy city. From on-site light therapy to pet salons to outdoor movie screenings, luxury rental buildings in Chicago are offering virtually anything renters could need and much more.

Chicago renters of condominiums saw several downtown towers open up this spring and summer in some of the hottest neighborhoods and a few more are expected in

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Chicago luxury rental condominiums at Optima Located a stone’s throw away from iconic Michigan Avenue, the Optima Chicago Center is among the city’s most elegant luxury rental buildings. Optima towers 42 stories in the heart of downtown with a recessed outdoor space, fitness and aquatic center, residents’ club and more. There are few places in the city that say luxury like Optima.

People often know that they want to rent a condominium here, or they search Chicago condos for rent and find out about this amazing place in that fashion. Either way, it's love at first site (or click).

Stunning floor-to-ceiling windows offer views of the city skyline and ideal natural lighting in each room. The open-concept floor plan provides optimal space and a perfect flow for entertaining guests. Beautiful

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Chicago condos in River North One of the most eye-opening neighborhoods in all of Chicago, River North has seen its stock soar in recent years due to an influx in population and startup companies laying down roots.  As a result, River North condos for sale have seen plenty of success in recent memory.

Attracting an affluent and educated group of individuals of all age groups, River North is bordered by the Chicago River on the south and west, Chicago Avenue on the north and Michigan Avenue on the east.

According to Yo Chicago, much of the population in River North is relatively new as the area has seen a significant population boom over the past decade or so. Joining the number of luxurious and beautiful high-rise condos are rental high-rises, townhomes, vintage walk-ups,

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Chicago condos for sale in Streeterville The Streeterville neighborhood located in downtown Chicago is one of the most sought-after areas for young families, urban professionals and empty nesters. It has an abundance of rentals, and condos both for sale and rent.

Situated between Michigan Avenue to the west, Lake Michigan to the east, the Chicago River to the south and Walton Street to the north, Streeterville is conveniently located among the finest the Windy City has to offer as far as dining, shopping, transportation and more. 

Condominiums and Townhomes for Sale in Streeterville: Options

“Streeterville rentals consist almost entirely of high-rise apartment towers, of which there are only eleven, and units in high-rise condos,” states YoChicago.com. “Townhomes along the river and

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