River West Condos ChicagoLooking to buy a Chicago condo just outside of downtown? If so, here's where we recommend starting your search in the rapidly growing River West neighborhood.

Caden James

At seven stories high, the Caden James offers up newer construction condos in a boutique setting. The building provides for three- and four-bedroom units with private balconies and a more affordable price point.

950 W. Huron

Meanwhile, 950 W Huron allows for a variety of floor plans with such extras as private balconies and a rooftop deck. Expect to find plenty of upgrades here too, including some granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and wood flooring.

859 W. Erie

Yet more options exist within 859 W Erie. The property provides large units with access to a…

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Printers Row Lofts For SaleLofts for sale in Chicago can get expensive, especially in some of downtown's hottest neighborhoods. In the South Loop, Printer's Row certainly qualifies as a top place to call home, but not every loft here has to break the bank. And to prove it, here are just a few examples of where you might find units under $400,000...

600 S. Dearborn

The lofts of 600 S Dearborn offer up outstanding city and lake views, with spacious units priced under $400,000. The price point also allows for an exercise room, doorman, and sits within a short stroll of shopping, dining and entertainment.

161 W. Harrison

Meanwhile, it’s also possible to find a two-bedroom unit at 161 W Harrison priced under $400,000. This building includes large windows, plentiful upgrades…

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Chicago Edgewater CondosEdgwater’s location right alongside the lakefront means many condo towers in the neighborhood offer sparkling, panoramic views of Lake Michigan. And while the list goes far beyond just a few buildings, here are a few that we’ve identified as offering some of the best lake views on Chicago’s far north side. 

5555 N. Sheridan 

Widely thought of as being Edgewater’s most iconic building, condo residences at the Edgewater Beach Apartments tower also feature exceptional views of the neighborhood and lakefront. Originally built back in 1928, it’s also the perfect place to begin a condo search if you’re someone who appreciate vintage charm and character. 

6007 N. Sheridan 

If you love the high-rise lifestyle but don’t necessarily prefer a building…

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Uptown Chicago Lofts For SaleWhile several downtown neighborhoods like River North, Printer’s Row, and the West Loop are well-known for their residential loft conversions, buyers can also find some pretty unique loft opportunities up on Chicago’s north side as well. And while options may be a little more scattered throughout the area, here are three great buildings to consider if you won’t settle for anything less than a sweet new loft just outside of downtown. 

Lofts at 1800

If you’re already familiar with The Lofts at 1800, you might agree that’s it’s arguably one of the most desirable loft conversions on the north side of town. Interior finishes are highly upgraded, and the wide range of floor plans ensures plenty of different options at various price ranges. 

1000 W.…

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Vista Tower Condos Chicago’s highest-profile condo development under construction has officially reached its half-way point, according to a new report out from Curbed. Earlier in the month, constriction crews poured the concrete slab to the building’s 50th floor, which is just shy of 20 months since the official ground breaking ceremony.

Once finished Vista Tower will reach 1,198 feet high and rise 101 stories above ground. It’ll also be Chicago’s 3rd tallest tower when completed, although that ranking may not last should the super-tall 1,422-foot tower next to the Tribune Tower be built.

Vista Tower was designed by renowned Chicago architect Jeanne Gang in collaboration with bKL Architecture and Hirsch Bedner Associates. The building is slated to include luxury…

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South Loop DevelopmentAs widespread development continues over on the West Loop, Chicago’s South Loop also seems to be booming right now, especially as progress is made on The 78, Riverline, and Southbank projects.

Just recently, though, another major apartment development was announced for the area, which would include two 14-story towers that would stand at the southwest corner of Wells and Harrison streets.

The development is officially being called Alta Grand Central and is a joint-collaboration between D2 and Atlanta-based Wood Partners. The sleek glass design, which can be viewed on the construction blog Building Up Chicago, is from Chicago-based

Pappageorge Haymes Partners.
Further details don’t yet appear to be available, although equipment already appears to…

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