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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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If you're looking for a lavish and luxurious living space but also tired of browsing the same old listings, here are 3 ultra high-end condo towers that feature a penthouse unit that JUST hit the market. 

The Fordham 

Enjoy sweeping 360-degree views of the city, with a penthouse that just hit the market at The Fordham. This spectacular property offers nearly 6,500 square feet of living space, including a chef’s kitchen, a massive master suite, a private garage and two oversized terraces. 

The Legacy

Just as incredible, spectacular views overlooking Lake Michigan, Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park can be found at The Legacy. A newly listed penthouse unit in the building offers a new buyer the exclusivity of an entire full floor of living

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With the Thanksgiving holiday nearly upon us, food, family, and football is obviously on the brain to kick off the short work week. For some, there’s nothing quite like hosting a Thanksgiving feast, especially if you have the kind of kitchen needed to really do things right. And while images of a sprawling kitchen found inside a charming suburban home might first come to mind while dreaming of the perfect Thanksgiving setup, a number of luxury condo buildings right here in the city also feature kitchens perfectly equipped to entertain. We explore several below….

Trump Tower

If you’re wanting to host a Thanksgiving dinner party right in the heart of downtown, providing guests with some of the best views of any condo building in the city will

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Chicago New Construction Real EstateA small, one-story currency exchange and surface parking lot at 777 N. LaSalle Drive in Chicago’s booming River North neighborhood could soon be replaced, according to a recent report from Curbed. 

The site was reportedly sold to a private developer for $4.2 million, and plans for a mixed-use project that includes retail space and private residences above are already in the works. 

As mentioned by Curbed, the property covers about 6,200 square feet and its location is tailor made for new development. The site already has a high density zoning designation of DX-7, and its location is right in the heart of River North and just blocks from the Mag Mile. 

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Chicago’s next skyline-altering project is set to break ground as early as January, accordion to a recent report.

Called One Chicago Square, the supertall skyscraper is planned for a surface parking lot across from the Holy Name Cathedral in River North and is being developed by Chicago-based JDL Development and Sterling Bay.

If you’re still unfamiliar with One Chicago Square, the sleek, two-tower design is projected to include 869 rental units, luxury condominium residences, office space, and retail space that will feature a new Whole Foods Market and a massive, 100,000 square foot Life Time Athletic club.

The building’s stunning design is by Goettsch Partners and Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, and when finished, the towers will stretch 654 and 1,011

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Luxury Condos in River North Under $1 MillionRiver North is unquestionably where you'll find some of Chicago's hottest nightlife, trendiest restaurants and eateries, and of course plenty of luxury homes and condos. And if you're looking for a style and sophistication in a new place but still don't want to break that million dollar threshold, several buildings come to mind that may just be the perfect fit.

55 E. Erie

Just a short block from the Magnificent Mile, 55 E Erie provides a prestigious address and luxurious residences. While its possible to find a large unit at a higher price point, you can still buy luxury in this building with some two-bedroom plans for under $1 million.

Trump Tower Chicago

With a prominent name, Trump Tower Chicago celebrates a sophisticated setting and

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River North Condos Under $250,000Although the Chicago rental market is thriving and young professionals are still leaning towards renting rather than buying right now, plenty of great options are available for first-time home buyers still entertaining the “scary” idea of home ownership. Additionally, for those already working or spending a lot of time in the downtown area, there may be no better time than right now to invest in a long(er)-term housing solution while interest rates are still low and prices are still somewhat favorable to buyers actively searching the market.

If you’re considering buying a downtown Chicago condo but are working with a budget of around $250,000, River North, one of the hottest and trendiest locations in all of downtown, has some exceptional options that

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It’s no secret Chicago’s Trump Tower is one of downtown’s most luxurious and sought after condo buildings in town. With a sleek and contemporary design, ultra-high-end interior finishes, and five-star amenities that rival the best condo buildings and hotels in the world, who wouldn’t love to call Trump Tower Chicago home?

Although most Trump Tower condos for sale often come with a substantial price tag, it’s still fun to dream about one day being able to call this iconic downtown Chicago high-rise home. And whether your dreams of living at 401 N. Wabash are realistic or nothing more than a fantasy you can only hope will come true, there’s no better resource for information on the one-and-only Trump International Hotel & Tower®.  

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Trump Tower Chicago Condos For Sale

Along with being one of downtown Chicago’s most luxurious condo buildings, Trump Tower Chicago was also built in a unique and highly-desirable River North location that’s hard to compare to other residential developments in the area. Situated on a section of the Chicago River that allows for sprawling views of downtown as well as Lake Michigan, it shouldn’t be much of a surprise that every unit housed within Trump Tower features spectacular outlooks you just can’t find in any ordinary Chicago condo building. But aside from its position on the river however, many love Trump Tower’s location for its close proximity to the Loop, as well as so many other downtown attractions and destinations.

A short walk, jog or drive across the Wabash Street Bridge

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If you’re searching for a condo in Downtown Chicago, The Ronsley is one location you definitely don’t want to pass up. In fact, we can think of three great reasons to make one of the lofts your next home.

Modern Loft Finishes

The first has to do with the finishes you’ll find inside. Sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows, designer cabinetry, upgraded countertops and high-end appliances all compliment the homes. In addition, you’ll find generously sized outdoor space with each unit.

Premium Amenities

Next, The Ronsley is packed with amenities. The building offers its residents a fitness center and yoga room along with a deck and garden for additional outdoor space. The property also provides garage parking and a 24-hour door person.


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