Tagged: South Loop

  • The South Loop Gets in on the Chicago High Rise Construction Boom

    The South Loop is one of those corners of Chicago that’s hard to define, hard to stick a label on. Unlike River North, Lincoln Park, West Town, and the like, the South Loop has seen all sorts of booms and busts, dating all the way back to Chicago’s early years. One thing is certain, though- [ … more ]

  • Meet the Developer: CMK Companies

    Chicago is ripe with action in the simmering downtown real estate market, with new residences popping up all the time. Have you ever wondered who’s behind those fresh, gleaming, soaring buildings? CMK Companies can lay claim to more than a few. If CMK’s luxury condominium residences have a calling card, it’s undoubtedly sleek, modern, and [ … more ]

  • New Construction: Fred Anderson Dog Park, South Loop

    We recently posted a detailed list of all the dog parks in the South Loop, and it looks as though that list may be updated soon with the arrival of the Fred Anderson Dog Park at 1629 S Wabash. The South Loop Dog PAC consulted on much of the design process, and the result is [ … more ]

  • 4th of July 2014: A Chicago Weekend Event Guide

    The Fourth of July is a big deal no matter where you live in the good ol’ U-S-of-A, but we all know that no city celebrates like our city celebrates. Here are the big happening’s around Chicago this patriotic weekend, on the North side, the South side, and right smack dab in the middle. Food [ … more ]

  • South Loop Building Profile: AMLI Lofts

    AMLI Lofts, 850 S Clark Within walking distance to just about everything, AMLI Lofts offers a laid back, spread out, but still luxurious residence option in the South Loop. Design I’ll be the first to say it: AMLI Lofts looks, from the outside, as if it would be more at home in a Chicago suburb [ … more ]

  • South Loop Building Profile: Harbor View

    Harbor View, 1901 S Calumet Backed by the premier management of Related, Harbor View delivers stunning urban vistas while ensuring all your luxury living needs are met. Nearby to the lake, Grant Park, Soldier Field, and the museum campus, you’ll never have to wander far to enjoy your city. Design Undeniably contemporary, Harbor View oozes [ … more ]

  • Your Guide to Chicago’s Best Farmers Markets

    Summer brings farmers markets to Chicago, which means you can forgo packaged, big-name, big-box foods and pick up locally grown fresh produce, flowers, and prepared foods. In doing so, you support local business, sustainable agriculture, and your city. Printers Row Farmers Market (South Loop) Saturdays, 7am-1pm June 21st-October 25th, 2014 Printers Row Park, 700 S [ … more ]

  • South Loop Building Profile: The Grant

    The Grant, 1201 S Prairie Steps away from the lakefront and Grant Park, you’d think The Grant would call it a day—but exquisite design and an incredible amenity package served by a highly-trained staff make this one of the most desirable South Loop high-rises. Design The Grant rises tall, blue glass and thin steel skeleton [ … more ]

  • Dog Parks: South Loop

    We love living in Chicago. Main attractions aside, each and every neighborhood-especially the South Loop- has something to offer its residents, whether it be restaurants, bars, museums, historic sites, or any number of intriguing venues. Those with pets, however, should seek out another key attraction: dog parks. City life may be great for us humans, [ … more ]

  • ParkChicago: Goodbye Meter, Hello App

    It brings me great pleasure to announce the spread of the ParkChicago program, a new way to pay meter rates for public street and lot parking in Chicago. Download the app, connect it to your credit card, and pay for your parking from your phone, anywhere. How It Works Have you noticed new signs popping [ … more ]

  • South Loop Building Profile: Burnham Pointe at Printers Row

    Burnham Pointe at Printers Row, 730 S Clark St Located near the many historic loft buildings of Printers Row and the South Loop, Burnham Pointe rises above its neighbors offering luxury high-rise, high style apartments and a host of relaxing and empowering amenities. Design Burnham Pointe’s neatly organized columns of windows and balconies rises above [ … more ]

  • South Loop Building Profile: AMLI 900

    AMLI 900, 900 S Clark St Located in the heart of the South Loop—near dining, nightlife, parks, and Chicago’s famous museums—AMLI 900 offers luxury apartments in a variety of shapes and sizes. Design Built only about 5 years ago, AMLI 900 possesses a modern, stately, and clean look, if a bit uninspiring. Still, points to [ … more ]