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Benefits of raising kids in chicago

For several decades, the American dream was to own a home with a white picket fence and a large backyard or acreage where your children could run around and play.

Although this is still the ideal for many, families in the past few years have been reconsidering raising their kids in the city.

Big cities attract tons of families each year, not only because of their wide selection of career opportunity, but because urban centers are simply great places to live.

Chicago is no exception to this.

Arguably, Chicago is one of the best places to raise a family. Here are a few of the benefits of raising kids in the city:

Variety in Public and Private Schools

One of the benefits of raising your kids in a city like Chicago is that you have a

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Why move to Chicago

Although Chicagoans often complain about the city’s long winters and congested traffic, it’s undeniable that Chicago is one of the best cities in the nation.

It has a vibrant downtown core, outstanding entertainment districts, and plenty of parks right in the urban center.

People from across the nation are relocating to Chicago to experience everything this wonderful city has to offer.

Here are some of the reasons why people are moving to Chicago:

Lower Cost of Living

Oftentimes, living in a big city means you sacrifice affordability. This is true especially for places like Los Angeles and New York.

But in Chicago, you can have your cake and eat it too.

Even though Chicago is the third largest urban center in the nation, the cost

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The Montgomery real estate Chicago

500 West Superior Street is one of the most sought after addresses in all of Chicago real estate. And this weekend you can view five luxury condos at the same time at our open houses.

Come down to The Montgomery Sunday, September 8th, between 12:00pm - 2:00pm to visit some of the most phenomenal condos on the market.

Learn about everything these condos for sale at The Montgomery have to offer:

Unit #2601

3 Bedroom, 4.5 Bathrooms

This 3,550 square foot condo at The Montgomery takes elegance to a new level. You’ll be amazed with this unit from the moment you first walk in with its sleek designs and high-end features.

One of the first things you’ll notice upon entering this magnificent space is the 14-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows that

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the montgomery: luxury real estate in chicago at its best

When you live at The Montgomery, you live in the lap of luxury.

This high-end condo building in Chicago’s River North is one of the most sought-after addresses in the whole of the city. With condos that epitomize elegance and sophistication, The Montgomery was built to please those with the most lavish lifestyles.

Learn why so many homebuyers dream of buying a condo for sale at 500 West Superior Street:

The Montgomery’s Breathtaking Condos

From the moment you first walk into a condo at The Montgomery, you’ll be impressed with all of its phenomenal features and amenities.

Guests are greeted with 10-foot tall ceilings and open-concept living rooms, which make the space feel massive.

The size, though, isn’t just an illusion. Many of the

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A new level of luxury is coming soon to Chicago's luxury condo market! A rare find, Residence #1501 at 9 W. Walton Street is a true revelation in the city's iconic Gold Coast neighborhood.

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Put simply, No. 9 Walton is the shining gem of Chicago's infamous & exclusive Gold Coast community. With an interior straight from the pages of Architectural Digest, the unit boasts an incredible 3,100 square feet of interior space including 2 bedrooms plus a den, 2 bathrooms with an additional powder room, not to mention a brilliantly laid-out chef's kitchen.

The attention to detail in the finer points of its design features stunning walnut-plank flooring, over-sized black lacquer doors and singular O'Brien Harris custom

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Chicago has experienced a lag in its economy for the past few years, but now the city’s job market seems to be taking off!

According to studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the past six months, the metro Chicago area has gained employment faster than the United States as a whole.

In fact, since January of this year, Chicago has gained 164,000 jobs, which is more than any other metro area in the nation, except for New York City.

Typically, Chicago’s economy is more prosperous during the spring as construction, hospitality, and other weather-related industries gain speed, so it’s not certain if this upward trend will stick, but the last 12-month data report has confirmed positive trends.

12-month reports are more telling of the

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exterior view of the Montgomery Ward Building, 500 W Superior St. Chicago

500 West Superior Street

Sunday, July 28th

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Make some time this weekend to check out two open houses at Chicago’s most prestigious address: 500 West Superior Street.

Condos for sale at The Montgomery are exclusive listings that offer luxurious amenities and features that impress even the most lavish lifestyles.

Unit 2601

This three bedroom plus a family room, four bathroom plus powder room condo is the epitome of luxury. With just under 3,600 square feet of space, you’ll feel as though you’re living in a mansion in the sky.

You’ll be impressed by this condo from the moment you first enter it. The soaring 14-foot tall ceilings make the space feel massive.

Possibly the best aspect of this condo is its

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We are pleased to announce that Unit 2601 in Chicago's iconic Montgomery building, located at 500 W Superior St., is now on the market!

Join us in an exclusive tour of the former model unit at the Montgomery.

The first thing you'll notice as you enter are the absolutely gorgeous South City views from the unreal 14-foot, floor-to-ceiling windows that can be found throughout the spacious, open-concept unit. Beyond the foyer, you'll be greeted by supremely elegant condo finishes wherever you look - from the high-end, stainless-steel appliances in the wonderful chef's kitchen to the stunning master suite that boasts two walk-in closets.

But don't take our word for it, see for yourself!

 

Beautiful oak hardwood floors throughout & vaulted

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Have you noticed landscaping trucks and crates and crates of new plants, as well as new, full-grown trees spread all the North Lawn Patio at 500 W. Superior Street? It’s because one of Chicago’s most prestigious condo buildings, The Montgomery, is getting a facelift!

Construction and landscaping crews are working hard to upgrade the North Lawn Patio at this phenomenal Chicago development.

The Montgomery has undergone much change since it’s construction in 1972. Designed by architect Minoru Yamasaki, this development was built as the headquarters of The Montgomery Ward Company—a historic American department store.

Luxury Condos in the Heart of Chicago

After Montgomery Ward closed its retail doors indefinitely, the headquarters opened its

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Chicagoans are a tasteful people, and so are their pets.

When you are looking for real estate in Chicago, great amenities are a plus, for both you and your furred roommates. Are you on the hunt for pet friendly condos for sale in Chicago? Well we have a treat for you, and we won't even make you sit for it...

The Best Dog-Friendly Condo In Chicago

Finding pet-friendly condos in Chicago is tough. Really tough. Cats often have an easier time, but their canine brethren can't always catch a break.

Finding a dog-friendly condo for sale in Chicago shouldn't mean that you have to make sacrifices. You and your puppy deserve to live exquisitely with all of the best amenities and amazing attractions only steps away. You should be able to live close

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