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bigger space tips
May 16, 2016

5 Tips to Make Your Space Feel Bigger

Recently, I moved from a three-bedroom home to a one-bedroom apartment.  I had to get rid of a lot of stuff… and it was hard!  Now, with a lighter load so to speak, I feel my apartment looks better than my house did and has the illusion of a bigger space. Maybe you are moving […]

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5 ways to block out a noisy neighbor
May 3, 2016

5 Tips to Block Out a Noisy Neighbor

Ah, the noisy neighbor. Having neighbors in close proximity is one of the joys of urban apartment dwelling. Sitcoms have been based on this exact situation for decades. Friends, Seinfeld, The Jeffersons, The Big Bang Theory. The list could go on and on. While there are many benefits to having neighbors, like, having someone close […]

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Patio Picks Chicago
April 13, 2016

Patio Restaurant picks on the Northside

Once it starts to get warm in Chicago, we try to spend as much time outside as possible. That means patio time in Chicago dining al fresco. It is going to be in the 60’s this weekend, which feels like the 90’s to us after our brutal cold winters. We wanted to share some great […]

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March 4, 2016

Loyola Off-Campus Housing & Student Living

In February we spent a couple hours talking with students at Loyola about our off-campus housing options with Horizon properties near the Rogers Park campus. Right as you enter Rogers Park on Sheridan, you will find Sheridan Lake at 6401 N. Sheridan. The two-tower property is steps away from the Loyola campus. Just south of Sheridan […]

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February 1, 2016

Get On Board with Horizon!

Sign an 12-month lease with Horizon and receive a five-day luxury cruise!* This luxury cruise for two includes an interior stateroom (based on double occupancy), all gourmet meals and snacks, 24 hour complimentary room service, a wide range of nightly entertainment (Las Vegas style shows), all onboard activities, a state-of-the-art fitness center, plus fabulous international cities […]

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January 13, 2016

Hi winter. Bye cold.

Ugh. Winter is finally here. Here are a few apartment warming tips. I did not include booze…but that helps too.   1. Fake it. Some of our apartments have fireplaces, but if you live in a building without a fireplace, you can still have the cozy glow. YouTube has a bunch of fireplace videos with […]

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January 11, 2016

Jay Michael 1981-2016

Jay Michael, the co-founder and managing partner of Cedar St. Cos., one of the busiest developers in Chicago, passed away Friday, January 8 after a year-long fight with stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In addition to his career in real estate development, Michael was also one of the cast members of the Bravo show 100 Days […]

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January 8, 2016

Sheridan Plaza – Part of Chicago Cubs History

Did you know our building, Sheridan Plaza at 4607 N. Sheridan was once a grand hotel that opened in 1921? The Cubs and teams they played often stayed there. Imagine living in a slice of Chicago history! One and Two-bedrooms available. ***One Month FREE with lease that ends 4/30/17 or 1/2 month FREE with lease […]

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December 29, 2015

Horizon Instagram Giveaway

Let’s see your style! A few residents let us photograph their apartments to feature on our new website. We were wowed by all of the personal style. Let’s see yours! We will choose a winner at random to receive a $25 gift card from Amazon.  Here are the rules: 1. Follow Horizon on Instagram or like us […]

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