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Most Expensive River North Condo Buildings

Nestled against the majestic Chicago River, the River North neighborhood is an enclave of luxury, art, and culture. For discerning buyers seeking the pinnacle of city living, River North is also an ever-alluring canvas of contemporary design and urban convenience. In this deep-dive exploration, we uncover the architectural treasures and opulent lifestyles tucked away in the most exclusive condo buildings that this iconic downtown Chicago neighborhood has to offer.

The Fordham

The Fordham, locates at 25 E. Superior in River North, is superior in every respect. The modern condo sets a high standard of living with interior features that go beyond what the average apartment building offers. Condos at The Fordham come in a diverse array of layouts…

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Best Gated Communities Chicago IL

Welcome to our guide of top gated communities in Windy City! If you're looking for luxury living and a tight-knit community, you've come to the right place. While Chicago is renowned for its skyscrapers and deep-dish pizza, it also houses several gated communities that offer an enviable blend of tranquility and city life. Read on to explore these hidden treasures.

Hawthorne Court 

Hawthorne Court, renowned as one of Chicago's premier gated communities, boasts a vibrant vibe that effortlessly blends urban convenience with suburban tranquility. These multi-floor townhouses are priced around the high $500,000s. These comfortable townhouses span anywhere from 1,400 to 1,750 square feet, providing ample space for comfortable living.

A noteworthy…

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Luxury Condos and Apartments Sold and Rented in Chicago

Low inventory and increasing mortgage rates have made much of 2023 both an interesting and challenging year for Chicago’s real estate market. But despite these difficult conditions, the last 6 months have yielded some pretty high-profile deals, both on the rental and the sales sides of the market

Most Expensive Homes/Apartments Rented in Chicago

(May-October '23)

Despite many of the most expensive apartments for rent being in newer construction buildings, a 12th floor unit in The Ambassador was the highest-priced apartment rented in Chicago over the last 6 months. The Row Fulton Market and One Bennett Park also continue to be among the city's most popular buildings for luxury rentals and are the only two buildings to have multiple units…

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Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Chicago IL

Located right on the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is one of the largest cities in the United States and has a reputation for delivering the very best of the country’s dining, art, culture, entertainment, and architecture. The Windy City is home to a number of neighborhoods, each of which has its own unique feel, go-to restaurants, local shops, and noteworthy attractions. Some of Chicago’s most desirable neighborhoods also happen to be some of the city’s most expensive, but for those looking to relocate to these Chicago neighborhoods, the steep price tag may very well be worthwhile.

Gold Coast

An historic district with charming streets and luxurious homes, Chicago’s Gold Coast is a neighborhood known for its gorgeous architecture, upscale…

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River North Condo Buildings With a Pool

While features like door service, a fitness center, extra storage space, and even a social lounge can certainly be convenient to condo owners in Chicago, nothing quite says luxury like a spacious indoor pool, which of course can be enjoyed all year round even despite the awful winters Chicago sees each and every year. Nowadays, an indoor or outdoor pool is almost standard for new construction developments, but once upon a time that wasn’t always the case. Regardless of construction date, Chicago’s River North neighborhood is home to a number of high-end condo buildings with an indoor pool, and as you can expect, they’re among the area’s most sought after buildings. So, if a having access to an indoor pool is high up on your wish list, here’s a look at…

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River North Condo Buildings With Bike Storage

Chicago is not only one of the busiest cities in the United States, but it’s also one of the most bike-friendly. In recent years, the city has gone to great lengths to improve the city’s biking conditions, including adding miles of bike lanes and bike sharing locations. For Chicago residents who prefer cycling as a primary means of transport or for exercise, bike storage is a top priority when choosing a place to call home. River North is one of the most highly sought-after neighborhoods in all of Chicago, and several of its top condo buildings have bike storage, making it easier than ever to get around the city on two wheels.

The Sterling - 345 N. LaSalle

The Sterling is synonymous with luxury for locals, and though it lies in the River North…

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Downtown Chicago Condo Buildings With Large Balconies

If there is one luxury that is a must-have in Chicago, it’s a large balcony for taking in the city’s breathtaking views. Whether buildings face Lake Michigan, the Chicago River, or the Chicago skyline, everywhere you turn is another magnificent view. Not only do large balconies make for the perfect place to take in the city’s scenery, but they also offer outdoor space for gardening, gathering, or relaxation. Outfit your balcony with an herb garden, flowers, outdoor furniture, or take a yoga mat outside for a peaceful outdoor workout. With a beautiful balcony, you’ll find countless reasons to get outside and enjoy the view.

Marina Towers

A Chicago landmark, Marina Towers located inside Marina City was the tallest residential building in the world…

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Walkable Neighborhoods in Chicago

A lot of buyers and renters in Chicago are searching for a neighborhood close to what they want and need, and that makes some of these walkable neighborhoods so desirable in today's fast-paced real estate market. So if you're looking for a condo that's close to shopping, dining, entertainment, and transit, here are several walkable neighborhoods in Chicago you'll want to consider.  

River North

The trendy River North neighborhood is where you’ll find some of the city’s best bars, restaurants, art galleries, and retailers. The walkable neighborhood is also home to Ward Park, which is right along the Chicago River, plus it hosts the annual Taste of River North festival, which brings in live music, food, and artwork. The highly desirable River…

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Tallest Condo Buildings Chicago IL

Chicago is packed with things to do, see, and experience. And if you want a birds-eye view of everything the city has to offer, why not buy a condo in one of the Chicago's tallest condo towers?

Trump Tower

401 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

As one of the nation’s tallest buildings, Trump Tower in Chicago rises high above the Chicago skyline. The more than 90-story high-rise delivers sweeping river and lake views. The height isn’t just for the building either, as private units in the building commonly have ceilings that range from 10 to 16-feet. Residential condos in the prestigious high-rise are located on floors 29 through 89. 

St. Regis Chicago

363 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

The lavish St Regis Chicago is another extremely…

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Downtown Chicago Investor-Friendly Condo Buildings

Downtown Chicago has no shortage of enviable condo buildings, and some of them are also investor friendly, which can be a real bonus for owners who want to rent out their unit for extra income. So if you're looking for an investor-friendly condo somewhere in the downtown Chicago area, try beginning your search at any of these desirable buildings. 

400 N. LaSalle

One such building is 400 N LaSalle. There are condos for sale and rent in the investor-friendly building. Expect to find floor plans mostly consisting of studios, one-, and two-bedrooms. Originally built in the early 2000s, some of the condos have been recently updated with newer appliances and more modern finishes. On-site amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness room, and…

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