Draper and Kramer Honored in 2020 Multi-Housing News Excellence Awards

In the category of Best Development & Design: Mid-Rise, we received bronze honors for 61 Banks Street, our boutique luxury rental community that opened in 2019 on the last undeveloped site along Lake Shore Drive in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The building was recognized for evoking the timeless appeal and classic elegance of the Gold … Continued

What is a Luxury Apartment?

For tenants who place a premium on comfort, luxury apartments are an appealing option. After all, a luxury property delivers far more than just convenience–it is a destination in and of itself at the end of a long day. It’s little surprise then that the demand for high-end apartment buildings is rising, and the market is responding. … Continued

Why Chicago’s Gold Coast Should Be Your Next Home

The Gold Coast is a small but charismatic neighborhood on Chicago’s north side with a reputation for luxury living. Ever since millionaire Potter Palmer moved to the Gold Coast in the late nineteenth century, the area has attracted many of the country’s wealthiest entrepreneurs, athletes, and cultural icons.  Trees line the Gold Coast’s spacious avenues … Continued

Draper and Kramer Celebrates Grand Opening of 61 Banks Street in Chicago

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, last week celebrated the grand opening of 61 Banks Street, an eight-story, 58-unit boutique rental building at Banks Street and Lake Shore Drive, on the last developable lakefront parcel in Chicago’s premier Gold Coast neighborhood. “It has been three decades since a new residential building opened along this prominent stretch of … Continued

Pre-Leasing Underway at 61 Banks Street in Chicago’s Gold Coast

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced that pre-leasing is underway for 61 Banks Street, an eight-story, 58-unit boutique rental building at Banks Street and Lake Shore Drive that fills the last undeveloped lakefront parcel in Chicago’s premier Gold Coast neighborhood. First move-ins are expected to take place this May. “Chicago’s Lake Michigan frontage between Oak … Continued

Draper and Kramer Breaks Ground on 61 Banks Street in Chicago’s Gold Coast

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, has started construction on 61 Banks Street, a new boutique residential rental building along Chicago’s lakefront. The intimate eight-story property, which will grace the last undeveloped site on North Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast neighborhood, will feature a mix of 58 upscale two- and three-bedroom residences, including seven two-story … Continued