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Chicago's most expensive condos for saleLive in luxury at these ultra-luxe condos for sale in Downtown Chicago's hottest neighborhoods.

840 N. Lake Shore #2601

Luxury hits new heights with this full-floor penthouse at 840 N Lake Shore. Unit #2601 offers
8,800 square feet of living space and a large amount of private outdoor space. The home is built for upscale living and entertaining. On the market for $13.5 million, the condo includes six bedrooms, eight baths, a wine cellar and three garage parking spaces.

Lincoln Park 2550 Ph-3

A massive two floor penthouse is situated on the 38th and 39th floors of Lincoln Park 2550. Priced at $13 million, the grand home features large arched windows overlooking Lincoln Park, five bedrooms, a private elevator and an array of other upscale

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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.

NEMA

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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Grant Park Views Chicago Condo and Apartment BuildingsWhether you're looking to rent or buy within a luxury high-rise building near Grant Park, there are a number of amazing properties to see. Many of the properties have luxurious amenities, spacious units, and unique design elements. Below are 3 properties near Grant Park that will blow you away!

Essex on the Park

Essex on the Park is a uniquely designed apartment community located on Chicago’s prestigious Michigan Avenue. Residents of this property will enjoy all that Lake Michigan and Grant Park have to offer. There is a wide array of floor-plans available with unit sizes ranging from, studios up to the massive 4-bedroom penthouse. The penthouse units are the gems of the Essex offering large outdoor terraces for entertaining. If you're not in a

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It’s been about 4 years since plans for the Helmut Jahn designed condo tower at 1000 S. Michigan were introduced publicly, but after a long wait and a few bumps in the road, reports are out that construction is finally set to begin on Chicago's newest luxury high-rise next week.

Both Curbed and the Chicago Tribune are reporting that an official groundbreaking ceremony will happen on October 24th, and the event has been confirmed by the project’s developers.

When finished, the tower, called 1000M, will stand 74 stories high (896 feet) and have a major impact on the city’s lakefront skyline. The building will also have 40,000 square feet of amenities, including a pool deck, fitness center, music conservatory, and a Himalayan salt therapy room.

If all goes

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The Chicago city housing market cooled in the first quarter of the year, with the city performing much like the suburbs. Of the city’s 77 neighborhoods, sales were down in more than half of them during the first few months of 2019. Local agents have seen homes in some neighborhoods take longer to sell than they did during the same time period a year ago.

Analysts look at three key measures in determining a local market’s vitality. This includes the number of homes sold, the average time homes sit on the market and the median sale price.

In condos and townhomes specifically, no city neighborhoods saw improvements of all three measures during the first quarter of the year. In fact, only two neighborhoods in the Chicago area saw improvement in all three key

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The Heritage at Millennium Park leads off the list of Hot Commodities in The Loop. Heritage at Millennium Park units have a wide price range from under $300K to over $3.5M. Most every unit has at least 1 bedroom, but there are a few studios as well. Penthouse units are located on the 56th and 57th floors. Heritage offers many distinctive amenities including: an exercise room, indoor pool, whirlpool, party room, sundeck, Additionally, It’s one of only a few Chicago condos that have access to the Chicago Pedway, a network of underground and above ground walkways. That unique feature along with its close proximity to the train line and multiple bus stops make it a commuter’s paradise. It holds a Walk Score of 94, Transit Score of 100, and Bike Score of 84.

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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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Loop Rentals ChicagoAlthough the spring and summer is when Chicago's' robust apartment market really comes alive, fall can also be a great time to find a good deal, especially in the heat of downtown. Here's a closer look at where to rent in the Loop this month and beyond...

223 W. Lake

The boutique development of 223 W Lake offers up plenty of luxurious features and finishes. The renovated lofts of this building include soaring ceilings and fantastic city views, along with some exposed brick accents and private elevator entry.

130 N. Garland

Also called The Heritage at Millennium Park, 130 N Garland is the Loop’s tallest residential building, with easy and secure access to area shops and public transportation. The full-amenity building also features its own

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New renderings were just revealed for a planned mixed-use development that will soon be built at 171 N. Wabash in the Loop. According to Curbed, the building will feature 81 new apartments and 5,500 square feet of ground level retail space, and also provide a location that’s just steps from two CTA stations, which is important given the project won’t include any on-site parking.

The new 171 N. Wabash building was designed by Chicago-based Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture (HPA), and its warehouse-like exterior blends in perfectly with other neighboring mid-rise buildings that date back to the 1920s and ’30s.

Also featured in the new renderings is a pretty sweet rooftop swimming pool and sun deck, and also the noticeable addition of “vertical planted

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The Chicago Loop is known more for being a bustling commercial and financial district as opposed to being one of downtown’s premier residential neighborhoods. Home to the Chicago Stock Exchange, the famed Willis Tower, the Chicago Board of Trade, City Hall and hundreds of other local businesses and corporations, The Loop truly is the core of commercial commerce here in the Windy City.

But among all the towering commercial high-rises and the thousands of workers commuting in and out of the neighborhood each and every day, some of the most luxurious downtown condo buildings are also lay claim to the Loop, also making it an attractive place to consider if you're looking to live right in the middle of all the action.

Condos lining South Michigan Avenue

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