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Downtown Chicago Apartment Buildings Near Dog ParkIf you're a dog owner looking for a new apartment somewhere in the Downtown Chicago area, chances are living near a dog park is high up on your list of priorities. So, to help get your search started off in the right direction, we've started a running list of Chicago's top luxury apartment buildings near a downtown dog park.


At 76-stories high, NEMA rises high above the South Loop with some fantastic views overlooking the lake, downtown and Grant Park. The building is conveniently positioned near Grant Bark Park; an off-leash park that’s fully fenced and even offers a doggy drinking fountain.

73 E. Lake

Just steps away from Michigan Avenue, 73 E Lake offers luxury apartments complemented by such amenities as an outdoor deck, theater, pet

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Luxury Chicago Condos BuildingsWith the month of October nearly in the books and Thanksgiving right around the corner, what better time to take a closer look at what we consider to be 10 of Chicago’s top places to call home, especially if you’re planning to be in the market for a new luxury condo later this year or in 2020. So without further ado, here are the 10 Chicago condo buildings we’re thankful for most this holiday season.

10) Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Located at 11 E. Walton, this hotel-condo combination is certainly considered among Chicago's most exclusive buildings, and if you're looking for a place where you can enjoy world-class hotel-style amenities 24 hours a day, there are few better options than the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.  [Search condos for sale at Waldorf

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Gold Coast DevelopmentAn existing parking ramp could soon transform into the site of a new condo tower in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Developers recently released plans for the 40 W Oak high-rise.

The slender tower plans for just 90 upscale condos and 160 parking spaces. Some of those spaces would be reserved for the neighboring rehab center.

The 500-foot building is taller than some nearby buildings, but shorter than others. It’s said to still retain some signature style points of its architect, however, including ornamental balconies, a sculpted crown, stepped corners and vertical buttresses. Still, it has been toned down when compared to an earlier rendering of the project that was released last year.

The height of the building means it has to proceed through

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The fall season is one of the busier times of the year for the housing market, and that's especially the case for Chicago's luxury market. As of now, here are just a few condo buildings where you'll find some of the Windy City's most expensive real estate as we approach the end of summer.

One Bennett Park

Luxury is key at One Bennett Park with its spa and salon, swimming pools, outdoor kitchens and a fitness center. Although it has several multi-million-dollar condos currently on the market, a penthouse unit tops $15 million, complete with more than 7,500 square feet of customizable living space.

840 N. Lake Shore

Located at 840 N Lake Shore, Residences of Lakeshore Park is a luxury high-rise in Streeterville. This full-amenity building

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Looking for a luxury co-op apartment in Chicago for under $1 million? Where know just where you need to start your search...

1120 N. Lake Shore

The price point affords several options at 1120 N Lake Shore. The Gold Coast co-op currently has a number of residences to choose from priced under $1 million, including a three-bedroom with an impressive 2,400 square feet of living space.

12 E. Scott

Staying in the Gold Coast, 12 E Scott provides the option of an entire floor of living space for under $1 million. The budget allows for high ceilings, an eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors and access to a common rooftop deck.

70 E. Cedar

A similar priced point can also get you in the door of 70 E Cedar. The building currently offers your choice of a

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Wondering where to find a classic and elegant co-op style apartment in Chicago? We've identified several co-ops in the Gold Coast buyers should consider right now.

1242 N. Lake Shore

With amenities including a fitness center, doorman and some private balconies, 1242 N Lake Shore is easily one of the top choices for buyers. Current options in the Gold Coast building range from a two-bedroom unit to a sweeping four-bedroom unit with more than 2,700 square feet of living space.

70 E. Cedar

Another top building sits at 70 E Cedar. This 1920s-era building has several units currently on the market, including a two-bedroom with 1,200 square feet of living space, on up to a four-bedroom with well more than twice the amount of space.

1320 N. State

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Home to less than 20 private residences, the lavish 65 E. Goethe may be the premiere building to call home in Chicago’s Gold Coast. This exclusive building may not be one of the largest condo buildings in the neighborhood, but it certainly holds its own.

Featuring French-inspired architectural elements, the building is filled with luxuries. The sophisticated building may look like an elegant old building, but it actually only dates back to the early 2000s.

You’ll find plenty of luxurious additions to the private homes, including crown molding, hardwoods, granite countertops and large kitchen islands. You’ll also find private balconies and large master suites with plenty of closet and storage space.

Residents of this boutique building are treated to a

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61 Banks is easily one of Chicago’s most impressive and most luxurious new rental developments; and it’s also one of the only opportunities to rent new construction in the city’s highly sought-after Gold Coast.

With all that the building has to offer, it’s easy to see what makes 61 Banks an intriguing option for anyone looking for an upscale living experience right on Chicago’s breathtaking waterfront.

The problem, however, is that if you’re interested in a 61 E. Banks apartment for rent, you’re quickly running out of time.

Right now, 2-bedroom apartments at 61 Banks are priced from $4,900 while a 2 or 3 bedroom maisonette will run you $11,800.

Amenities at 61 E. Banks include 24 hour door service, full-time concierge, a resident lounge, parking, a

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9 W. Walton ChicagoWith an enviable location and high-end amenities, 9 W Walton provides an ideal location for buyers to search for a luxury condo in Chicago. Right now, the Gold Coast condo building has two-, three- and even four-bedroom condos on the market.

The smallest available floor plan is the two-bedroom, two-bath unit with around 1,900 square feet of living space. The unit includes a private terrace and plenty of upscale extras.

A three-bedroom, 3.5-bath unit in the building commands more than 4,400 square feet of living space. This half-floor, corner unit provides for some incredible city and lake views. There is also a new four-bedroom unit with a similar amount of space and custom finishes.

The largest unit on the market right now offers more than 7,000 square feet

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Chicago co-op apartment buildings feature more charm and character than just about any other property-type in town. If you're someone already searching Chicago co-op apartments for sale, chances are you also know all about the structure of a co-op investment, which means we'll just get right to where to find some of the more desirable co-op apartments in Chicago.

1500 N. Lake Shore

For a variety of floor plans on Lake Shore, you’ll want to consider the co-op apartments of 1500 N Lake Shore. The property offers up large apartments, including a multi-level penthouse unit with outdoor space.

1430 N. Lake Shore

Another top co-op building to consider in Chicago offers up full floor apartment homes. Found at 1430 N Lake Shore, the building also

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