Chicago Tribune

River North’s Ardus apartments merge vintage and modern for unique vibe — with on-demand cleaning service

Some apartment communities are built from the ground up, and others are fashioned from existing structures. The Ardus, which recently opened in River North, is both — but it’s hard to tell by looking. The entire building gives off a vintage vibe, albeit with modern-day flourishes like Wi-Fi and USB ports. Read More…

Curbed

River North Rental Project Shows Early Signs of Life

Last summer, Cedar Street Co. announced plans to acquire 676 N LaSalle for $12 million and convert the vintage structure into a new FLATS-branded micro-apartment development. Though the project has since changed to non-micro units, the site is showing promising signs this week with the presence of soil testing equipment at the southwest corner of Huron and LaSalle.
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Curbed Chicago

Glassy Addition Planned for River North Apartment Proposal

Cedar Street Companies, one of the city’s busiest developers, is looking to add a glassy new addition to a River North office building that it acquired last year. This week, a rendering of what appears to be a seven-story addition planned for the vintage building at 676 N. LaSalle surfaced on the development-watching forum skyscraperpage.com.
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