June 2018

Found 5 blog entries for June 2018.

We're big fans of anything that's eco-friendly and helps make the world a better place - and that's definitely something that we focus on at Magellan Realty and in Lakeshore East in general. In fact, that's one of the reasons why it's our favorite Chicago neighborhood!

And that's what makes us so excited that the latest new construction - the stunning Vista tower - will not only be the third tallest building in Chicago, it'll be the first to include a unique amenity. Vista residents will have access to Tesla's car share program!

The vehicles will be located in the high rise's private garage and users can schedule usage via a mobile app.

In our own words? “Vista Tower’s location provides residents with direct access to the city’s premier

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Are you active on Instagram? Of course you are (and you should follow us @MagellanRealty). We love to see the amazing images of Chicago and our beautiful architecture, delicious food, exciting festivals, and other fun activities that make living in Chicago great. Here are some of our favorite users to follow ASAP:

Jeremy Hinton - A Chicago architect who posts photo of (unsurprisingly) Chicago architecture, this is a great way to get a glimpse of the Windy City

Nick Ulivieri - A local photographer who documents the city's amazing architecture, delicious food, and more via his personal Instagram account.

Nathan Michael - Perhaps the best possible Instagram to check out if you are at all into the Chicago food scene.

Lettuce Entertain You -

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One of the many reasons why we love Lakeshore East is how pet-friendly it is. From the dog runs in the buildings themselves to the park areas and easy access to Lake Michigan and the Lakeshore drive paths, it's a little piece of heaven for dogs and their human companions alike.

Living in downtown Chicago during the summer can be one of the most amazing times of the year for dog owners. After all, the weather is just about perfect, the parks and trails are open, and almost every restaurant with a patio welcomes your canine friend with open arms.

Speaking of parks and trails, the Lakeshore Drive path is quite dog-friendly, and so are many of Chicago's beaches. And there are plenty of dog parks as well, making this city perhaps the ideal place to

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As soon as the summer starts, everyone in the city wants to get out there and explore new neighborhoods, parks, restaurants, and more. And with more than 200 amazing neighborhoods in the city, there's a lot to explore! And here's how to do it...

  • Pick a festival and go from there! The Red Eye always has a comprehensive list that will help you plan your summer weekends, and once you're in a given neighborhood you can walk around and explore more.
  • Pick a cuisine and go from there - in the mood for Mexican? Explore Pilsen? Vietnamese? Head north to Argyle Street. German? Lincoln Square is calling your name. And of course there's Chinatown and Little Italy. Follow your tastebuds and discover a new area.
  • Pick a park and explore the rest of the
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Is there anything better than being out on the water on a beautiful Chicago summer day? We don't think so, which is why we've rounded up some of the best options for boat rentals and tours that will let you experience the city from a Lake Michigan or Chicago River view.

Chicago Architecture Foundation Boat Tour - These tours are perpetually popular with tourists and locals alike, and for good reason! You can learn about our city's most amazing buildings and architectural features from a knowledgeable guide all while you're enjoying the summer breeze from atop a river boat. There are lots of other architecture tours, but this one is perhaps the most consistently highly rated.

Jet Ski Chicago - Okay, these aren't exactly boats, but there's nothing

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