January 2019

There are 8 blog entries for January 2019.

In a city like Chicago, award-winning restaurants and mouth-watering eateries aren’t hard to come by when it’s time to grab breakfast, lunch, or dinner. But when its date night and the pressure’s on to impress that special someone, choosing the right place can make or break the evening. So in recognition of the upcoming Valentine’s Day celebration, here’s our short list of Chicago’s most romantic restaurants:

Tango Sur

This cozy, candlelit Argentinian steakhouse has been a Southport Corridor staple for year. There’s no denying that Tango Sur’s hearty Latin American menu is tops in Lakeview, and the atmosphere is perfect for a quiet Valentine’s Day dinner with that special someone.

Geja’s

Geja’s Café is known throughout Chicago for its romantic

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From brand new, high-profile projects coming through the pipeline to established high-rises with insane views and lifestyle amenities, here's our top picks for where to search luxury rentals in 2019. 

One Bennett Park 

With one- to four-bedroom floor plans to consider, One Bennett Park offers plenty of options for renters. The luxury units include upscale finishes and high-end appliances, as well as some amazing views of the lake and the city.

61 E. Banks

In comparison, 61 E Banks offers up a number of different delightful floor plans for renters to choose from. With apartments on the upper floors and two-story townhomes on the lower levels, the property also includes a fitness room, a roof deck and extra storage space. 

Aqua

One of

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Chicago NeighborhoodsIf you're finally looking to make the transition from renting to owning in 2019 but also want more bang for your buck so-to-speak, take a closer look at what's currently on the market in several of Chicago's top up-and-coming neighborhoods. 

Avondale 

Found on the city’s northwest side, the Avondale neighborhood celebrates more of a working class vibe. Known for everything from its traditional Polish supper clubs to its more affordable housing, this trendy area is definitely on the up-and-coming list. 

Uptown

Another option is Uptown, on the city’s north side. This diverse area is filled with ethnic dining, lively entertainment and a mix of housing, including some new development, as well as newly refurbished businesses and residences. 

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The Fulton Market District may be one of Chicago’s most recognized dining hot spots, but the restaurants of Logan Square are quickly gaining their own attention. Priced out of the area by soaring rent prices, some small, independent restaurants went looking for a more affordable location, and found it along Diversey Avenue.

The up-and-coming dining destination is quickly attracting new restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. You won’t find some of the larger restaurants in the area, but you will find plenty of great options. This includes an Indian-inspired restaurant opening soon, plus an eclectic café that just opened a few months ago.

There’s also a wine shop featuring unique selections from across the globe, a cocktail bar and a café that transforms into a

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River North LoftsThere are plenty of options and opportunities when it comes to buying a loft in Chicago. But right now, several buildings standout as being top locations to consider heading into the busy spring market.

The Ronsley

For New York-style loft living in River North, you’ll want to take a second look at The Ronsley. The property is home to around 40 lofts, complete with large windows and high ceilings.

Ontario Street Lofts

Found at 411 W Ontario, the Ontario Street Lofts include access to a rooftop deck, fitness center and a bike room. The property currently offers up a number of one-, two-, and even three-bedroom units for buyers to choose from.

Haberdasher Square Lofts

Once the site of a clothing factory, the Haberdasher Square Lofts now

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Chicago’s newest and tallest rental building is going to be hard to miss, rising up 76-stories above the downtown skyline. Set right along the southern edge of Grant Park, the soaring NEMA Chicago tower is quickly gaining attention not only for its spectacular design, but also for what’s inside.

The property serves up an indoor lap pool with incredible city views, plus more amazing views of the lake and the park from the private residences. As well, there’s also an outdoor deck with another pool, a demonstration kitchen, fitness center, a golf simulator, plus there’s a basketball court and squash court. All of this compliments the addition of spa treatment rooms, conference rooms, and even a Kids Club and Pet “Spaw” for four legged family members living at

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Looking for the perfect high-rise condo in Lincoln Park in 2019? We know just where you need to start your search.

Lincoln Park 2550

With an array of high-end features and finishes, Lincoln Park 2550 presents luxury living in Lincoln Park. The high-rise offers its residents stunning park, lake and skyline views, along with access to everything from an indoor swimming pool to a game room, theatre, gardens and a fitness center.

1555 N. Dearborn

Another property to consider is 1555 N Dearborn. You’ll find the high-rise on the southern edge of Lincoln Park with impressive views of the park, lake and the city from the floor-to-ceiling windows of the private residences.

2314 N. Lincoln Park West

Located at 2314 N Lincoln Park West, the

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River North is one of downtown Chicago's trendiest neighborhoods. But that doesn't necessarily mean buyers need a million dollar budget to call it home. In fact, listed below are several locations where buyers should find a variety of desirable living spaces with prices that don't break the bank.

600 N. Kingsbury

Found at 600 N Kingsbury, the Park Place condos enjoy close proximity to the park, plus amazing river and city views. Along with some two-level duplexes, the property offers up more affordable, one- and two-bedroom floor plans.

400 N. LaSalle

More budget-friendly options exist within 400 N LaSalle. This property has some studios and one-bedroom floor plans to fit your budget in River North, plus the luxury of an outdoor swimming pool

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