Apartment Design I October 29, 2019

2019 Chicago Apartment Design Contest

Wow! We want to thank each resident who took the time to upload a photo of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for…..

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Chicago Events I Feb 18 2020

Solstice on the Park – 2020 Events

Check out this page to stay up to date on all Solstice on the Park resident Events. More events coming soon!

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Apartment Design I Oct 29 2019

2019 Chicago Apartment Design Contest

Wow! We want to thank each resident who took the time to upload a photo of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for…..

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Chicago Events I Sep 12 2019

2017 Annual Resident Apartment Design Contest

We wanted to thank each resident who took the time to upload photos of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for design. Friends, family, residents, and people from

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Chicago I Aug 28 2019

2016 Resident Design Contest – Chicago

This was our first annual resident apartment design contest and we were humbled with the participation and beauty of your apartments. We had over 40 apartments submitted with over 1,700 votes.

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Chicago I Aug 28 2019

2018 Annual Resident Design Contest – CHI

We wanted to thank each resident who took the time to upload photos of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for design. Friends, family, residents, and people from neighboring areas voted

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Chicago I Jul 07 2019

The Ultimate Firework Watching Destination

Another Parc Frontenac rooftop event was a success! Thank you to everyone who joined us on the roof for our 4th of July Party, it was a fantastic turnout. The weather was perfect for a July night and the sunset was stunning.

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Chicago Events I Dec 11 2018

2018 Hyde Park Pet Photo Contest

Thank you to all of our residents who shared a photo of their pets with us!  While this is one of our favorite annual contests to host, it is also the most difficult for our staff and judges as choosing “the best” pet is close to impossible- some look sassy, some look playful, and some […]

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Apartment Design I Sep 28 2018

2018 Annual Resident Design Contest – CHI

 2018 Chicago Design Contest Winners  We wanted to thank each resident who took the time to upload photos of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for design. Friends, family, residents, and people from neighboring areas voted for their favorite apartments. We then took the top 10 apartments with […]

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People of Mac - Chi I Jun 25 2018

Employees of Mac – Mayra G. – Chicago

Mac Employee – Mayra Gutierrez We had an opportunity to get Mayra’s photos as well as get a few of our questions answered regarding her personal and professional life. Thank you for giving us a look into your day-to-day Mayra! Keep doing your thing! What is your home town? Chicago, Illinois. What is your position […]

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People of Mac - Chi I Jun 25 2018

Employees of Mac – Ken Cox – Chicago

Ken Cox – Mac Employee We had the chance to interview one of our great Chicago employees and get to know him a little better. Ken has been a major asset to the Mac team and we are grateful to have him aboard. What is your hometown? I’m from here in Chicago. What is your […]

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People of Mac - Chi I Apr 09 2018

Employees of Mac – Valerie – Senior Resident Retention Specialist

Employees of Mac – Valerie – Senior Resident Retention Specialist What is your home town? Edwardsville, IL for half my life, Rosemount, MN for the other half, but Midwestern to the core. What is your position at Mac and how long have you been an employee? I am a Senior Resident Retention Specialist. I’ve been with […]

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Chicago I Feb 03 2018

Chicago’s Newest Apartment: Solstice On The Park

125 Years ago, the City of Chicago hosted the World’s Columbian Exposition.  Millions of visitors from around the world traveled to Hyde Park to marvel at the emerging technology of electric energy that would power and transform the coming new century.  Solstice on the Park sits on the site of the Columbian Exposition and carries on its […]

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Chicago I Dec 18 2017

2017 Hyde Park Pet Photo Contest

Thank you to all of our residents who submitted a photo of their pet this year!  While this is one of our favorite annual contests to host, it is also the most difficult for our staff and judges as choosing “the best” pet is close to impossible- some look sassy, some look playful, and some […]

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Apartment Design I Sep 08 2017

2017 Annual Resident Apartment Design Contest – Hyde Park, Chicago

2017 Annual Resident Design Contest Prizes! See submission and voting platform below. We wanted to thank each resident who took the time to upload photos of their apartment this year, giving us a look inside their personal style and detail for design. Friends, family, residents, and people from neighboring areas voted for their favorite apartments. We […]

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Chicago I May 03 2017

Refer a Friend to Mac

We offer referral rewards to residents who suggest that their friends live here. The Process: Log-in to your resident portal and click on the tab on the right side of the page titled, “Refer a Friend”. Fill out the form. That information goes directly to our customer database and to a leasing agent who will […]

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Chicago I Mar 01 2017

Chicago Pet Photo Contest 2017

Chicago Pet Photo Contest We had over 50 pet photos submitted by our residents in the pet photo contest.  For the last two weeks, we have been collecting votes from Hyde Parker’s and resident friends. The votes from the last two weeks determined the top 10, which were then voted on for official ranking. Ranking […]

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Chicago I Jan 30 2017

Employees of Mac – Anthony W. – Chicago

Anthony Weatherington – Mac Employee We had a chance to grab Anthony’s photos as well as get a few questions answered regarding his personal and professional life. Thank you for giving a look into your day-to-day Anthony, we appreciate you as a co-worker! Where is your hometown? Indianapolis, Indiana   What is your position at […]

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Chicago I Jan 09 2017

Employees of Mac – Nicole – Chicago

Nicole Goodnight – Employees of Mac This month is a feature of one of our own, Nicole Goodnight. She is a leasing agent in thy Hyde Park area and has been with us for 2 years now. She shares some info about her love for travel, her past work, and reasons why she works at […]

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Chicago I Dec 22 2016

Shoreland Then and Now – Part 2 – Lifestyle

[fvplayer src=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pra-td03e1o”]   Shoreland Then and Now – Part 2 – Lifestyle     In Part 1 our history of Shoreland Apartments, we charted the property’s design transformation from the 1920s through today. It was born as a premiere apartment hotel in 1926 — the third largest in Chicago with a thousand rooms. And a thousand […]

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Chicago I Dec 19 2016

Hyde Park Restaurant Guide

Hyde Park Restaurant Guide           Ancien Cycles Bike Shop with a Café Tucked Inside This convenient location isn’t your run-of-the mill coffeehouse. Doubling as a bike shop, you can grab some avocado toast while you get some new cycling gear. Located right under the Metra line, the passionate baristas and free […]

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Chicago I Nov 15 2016

2016 Resident Design Contest – Chicago

This was our first annual resident apartment design contest and we were humbled with the participation and beauty of your apartments. We had over 40 apartments submitted with over 1,700 votes. The votes determined the top 10 apartments which were then anonymously sent to a panel of designers to score each of the top 10. […]

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Chicago I Nov 07 2016

Humans of Mac-Christell-Chicago

Q1: What do you like to do in your free time? “Travel, cook, and theater.” Q3: Describe yourself in three words.  “Friendly, funny and caring” Q4: What do you enjoy most about your apartment or living situation?  “Location and it’s a spacious apartment fits all my junk!! ??”   Q5: What do like most about […]

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Chicago I Oct 04 2016

Humans Of Mac – Chicago – Amber

Amber lives at Del Prado and is this week’s feature Humans of Mac. We appreciate you as a resident Amber and also the kind things you said about the neighborhood. We look forward to seeing you progress into the medical field! Q1: What do you like to do in your free time? Explore new things, […]

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Chicago I Sep 26 2016

Humans of Mac – Jordyn B.- 4455 Greenwood Ave.

 Humans of Mac – Jordyn B. – Resident Photographer This week’s Humans of Mac interview comes from Jordyn B. She enjoys the minimal life and her apartment lends itself to her style. She also happens to be our new resident photographer which we are really excited about. You can see some of her work on […]

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Chicago I Aug 08 2016

Humans of Mac – Chicago – Veronica E.

Humans of Mac – Veronica – at 5222 South Drexel Meet Veronica – an all-around Supermom and one of our incredible, inspiring Hyde Park residents at 5222 South Drexel. A selfless individual, Veronica maintains a caring and communal family environment while still taking the time to help out her neighbors in the building. Not only does […]

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Chicago I Aug 03 2016

Humans of Mac – Chicago – Abigail T.

Humans of Mac Chicago – Abigail T. at Sutherland Meet Abigail – an upbeat and unstoppable Sutherland resident! Her strength and perseverance have seen her through a lot over the years, and now she’s achieving her goals as a Production Coordinator at Assignment Desk with TV and film projects in the works. Abigail may say she’s […]

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Chicago I Jul 28 2016

Shoreland Then and Now – Part 1 – Design

Designed as a glamorous apartment hotel in the 1920s, Shoreland has seen its fair share of change both inside and out. The building was situated as a gateway to Hyde Park, and its construction aligned with the rapidly developing lakefront and public parks that surrounded it. During its hotel days, Shoreland saw the comings and […]

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Chicago I Jul 08 2016

City Hyde Park: Summer Highlights

Wednesday, June 22nd marked the greatly-anticipated grand opening of Whole Foods Market at City Hyde Park. Locals lined up as early as 6am, lawn chairs in tow, for the chance to win gift cards and check out the grocery store’s chic design and fully-stocked shelves. By the time the doors opened at 9am, the crowd […]

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Chicago I Jun 03 2016

 The Sutherland: Restoring a Jazz-Era Gem

The Sutherland: Restoring a Jazz-Era Gem Some buildings are designed with apartment living in mind. Their rooms get rented, repainted, and spruced up over the years. Tenants come and go, and eventually, these properties nestle comfortably into their neighborhoods without much fuss. But more often than not, Hyde Park’s apartment buildings are much more than […]

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Chicago I Oct 21 2015

A Letter To Del Prado

The following is a letter we received from a new friend in the neighborhood.  Thanks GW.   I grew up in Chicago’s Del Prado Hotel in the 1940s and early 50s, when my father was general manager of the hotel.  Today I was in contact with a sports autograph authentication company regarding my childhood autograph […]

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Chicago I Sep 22 2015

Humans of Mac – CHI – Sophie Phillips of Sprocket & Stone

We recently met up with Sophie Phillips, owner of Hyde Park’s newest pet store – Sprocket and Stone.  If you ever find yourself on 53rd Street, be sure to stop by this gem of a shop! Q: Can you tell me the story behind your store? A: We started out with a dog walking business […]

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Chicago I Aug 17 2015

Humans of Mac – CHI – Jenny E.

We here at Mac Properties are excited to introduce some of our amazing staff members who serve our residents daily.  First up on the blog is current Leasing Manager, Jenny Eaton.  Interviewed recently by our Marketing Intern, Theo Daniels; Jenny shares her story as well as gives tips on finding a great apartment. Q: Tell […]

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Chicago I Jul 24 2015

Neighborhood Spotlight – Mellow Yellow

Mellow Yellow is a Hyde Park institution that has served Hyde Park residents for almost 40 years. Located on the busy 53rd Street Corridor,  you’ll feel the 1970s vibe as soon as you step inside.  The dining room is a welcoming and friendly atmosphere with a large stovepipe fireplace right in the center. When it first opened in Hyde Park in […]

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