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Sunny Days and Blooming Flowers in Chicago

Spring has come to the Windy City, and it's time to make the most of the sunshine! NEMA Chicago is surrounded by gardens and parks where you can admire the blooms, fill your nostrils with seasonal scents — and top up on vitamin D while you're at it.

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Your Own Private Spa: Relaxing and Rejuvenating at NEMA Chicago

After a year of staying home and social distancing, families have become the center of social life, bringing us all closer together (and maybe driving us a little nuts!) in the process. The South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago provide a suite of amenities geared toward helping residents enjoy and support their loved ones without leaving the safety and comfort of their own building.

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Spring Comes to the South Loop

As the wind off Lake Michigan blows warmer and warmer, those living in the South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago are getting ready to safely enjoy their building’s suite of indoor and outdoor amenities. While picnicking in nearby Grant Park and logging miles on the epic Lakefront Trail are great options, the stylish tower provides enough amenities and services to keep everyone happy and healthy at home.

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Starting a Conversation This Black History Month

While Black History Month has been celebrated nationwide since 1976, the tradition of setting aside time in the month of February to learn about the African American journey began half a century earlier right here in Chicago.

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Valentine’s Day Recipes

Valentine's Day is here, and whether you're spending the day with your significant other or those in your bubble, things are bound to be a little different this year. While you could brave the blustery Chicago winters and dine in the sub-freezing temps alfresco, why not stay at home and express your love in the sleek, stylish, and amenity-filled luxury apartments at NEMA Chicago?

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New Year's Makeover: Home Decor

Are you looking to make a major change to your life with minimal effort? Take some time this year to give your home a makeover with home goods and decor that will dramatically upgrade the way you live almost instantly. The South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago offer the ultimate canvas to make your design dreams come to life with chic, modern, tech-connected interiors and, of course, the jaw-dropping views of Chicago and Lake Michigan. And you can level up the luxury of your home here with just a few touches from some of our favorite places. Let's take a look. 

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Wine, Cheese, and Board Games at NEMA Chicago

Winter nights in Chicago are made for cozying up with good wine, artisan cheese—and maybe a board game or two. The luxury rentals at NEMA Chicago are packed with comfort-centric features, providing the picture-perfect setting for your games night while the weather does its thing outside. 

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Movie Night: Chicago-Based Holiday Movies

There’s no denying it: Winter is upon us. Snowstorms are looming, icicles are forming, and chilly winds are whipping through the city. There are few greater pleasures at this time of year than staying nice and toasty at home — slippers on, a mug of hot chocolate in hand — and curling up on the sofa beneath a blanket to watch a movie. And residents of the downtown Chicago rentals at NEMA Chicago have the option of enjoying a true movie theater experience in the building’s Media Lounge. Reserve the Media Lounge in the Amenities section of your NEMA Life app!

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Easy Thanksgiving Menu to Cook at Home

Temps have dipped down to that signature Chicago chill, the lights are going up on the Magnificent Mile, and the citizens of Chi-Town are prepping for a season of celebrating. And what's the best way to revel in the holiday season? With food, of course. Each Thanksgiving, appetites turn from the deep-dish pizzas and Italian beef sandwiches the city is known for to sumptuous home-cooked meals. Those residing in the South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago have the added bonus of being able to prepare those meals in the luxe, state-of-the-art kitchens in these spectacular downtown Chicago homes. 

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Discovering Chicago's Arts and Culture

Looking to cram on some culture and fire up the creative within you? Get inspiration from some of Chicago's finest arts and culture venues. Bursting with world-class artworks, pioneering architecture, and iconic literature, a wealth of institutions await just a short distance from the South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago. Let's take a look.

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Iconic Chicago Landmarks Within Walking Distance of NEMA Chicago

The South Loop apartments at NEMA Chicago look out over the vast expanse of the downtown area, Grant Park, and Lake Michigan, giving residents a personal view of world-famous Windy City landmarks. From huge sculptures and fountains to an internationally renowned planetarium and aquarium, NEMA Chicago residents live a short walk away from much of what makes the city iconic. So, take a stroll with us through Chicago’s landmarks via NEMA Chicago!

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The NEMA Chicago Guide to Fall in the Wind City

As cool Lake Michigan winds have blown away the last vestiges of summer, NEMA Chicago residents are breaking out their favorite scarves and rediscovering the joys of a steaming mocha in the morning. Fall means a lot in the Windy City, but no Chicago autumn would be complete without a stroll beneath the turning leaves, an afternoon of apple picking, and a trip to the patch to find the best pumpkin. Keep reading for our guide to the best leaf-peeping spots in the city as well as the most convenient (and best) apple orchards and pumpkin patches open this fall.

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The Romantics' Guide to Autumn in Chicago

Autumn is nearly here, and a crisp breeze off Lake Michigan is bringing the most romantic season to the Windy City. From steaming cups of coffee and cocoa to iconic cultural hot spots to elegant dinners, Chicago easily provides a date-worthy day on the town, and there’s no better home base for exploring the city than the new Downtown Chicago apartments at NEMA. Keep reading for our guide to creating the ideal fall day for love, all centered around the luxury homes at NEMA Chicago on the southern end of Grant Park.

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NEMA Chicago Outdoor Brunching Guide

Brunch is a cherished weekend institution — the best way to celebrate the end of a long week or relax before the next begins. The downtown Chicago rentals at NEMA Chicago are just around the corner from some of the city’s best brunch destinations. From mimosas and bloody marys to buttermilk pancakes and eggs Benedict, these neighborhood favorites offer brunch staples with their own distinctive twist, and cater to the mood and craving of the day.

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Turn Your South Loop Luxury Apartment Into a Virtual Classroom

This year, the back-to-school experience will be unlike anything students have known in the past. For many, e-learning will be the norm, and courses will take place in a virtual classroom. Others will find themselves in traditional learning spaces made unfamiliar due to health safety protocols. Put simply, the process of learning has changed. And the developments, born of necessity, have made it a larger and more inclusive experience. Residents of the South Loop Chicago rentals at NEMA Chicago have the opportunity to take part in the unique educational trends now unfolding. And their classrooms can be practically anywhere — including the many comfortable and technologically equipped spaces found in the building they call home.

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