3 Tips to Enjoying Summer on the Lake

Summertime in Chicago is the perfect opportunity to enjoy time spent hanging out in the sunshine. Whether you want to head to one of the numerous summer music festivals, enjoy the sandy lakefront hotspots, or barbecue with family and friends, our Chicago apartments offer the convenience of soaking up the sun every single day. Don't forget the sunscreen,…

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3 Travel Tips for Spring Vacation

The high cost of travel has many people looking for ways to trim the fat without slicing into their fun and relaxation. Here are some spring travel tips we hope community members on The Montrose in Chicago, Illinois, put to good use. Book a Room With a Food Amenities When budgeting for spring travel, it’s…

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Reasons to Sign Up for a Marathon

Living in our Chicago apartments doesn't mean giving up healthy outdoor exercise. Most major cities now offer a range of safe, traffic-free paths for biking, walking and running, and Chicago, in particular, has a wide variety of attractive and interesting options. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon held every October is one of the most popular races in the…

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7 Ways to Enjoy Chicago This Spring

The Montrose Apartments in Chicago, Illinois, offer easy proximity to the best of the "Windy City." As the blustery days of winter pass, spring days arrive and it’s one of the best seasons to enjoy the city.  1. Visit Lincoln Park Zoo A balmy spring day is perfect for a visit to the 35-acre Lincoln Park Zoo.…

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Staples for Cooking on a Budget

Making meals at home is often cheaper and healthier than eating out, but even cooking at home gets expensive when you don’t shop wisely. Stock up on versatile, low-priced staples to create tasty meals on a budget. While canned goods are one type of staple, these often take up a lot of space and limit your…

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Ideas to Add to Your Spring Bucket List

Nestled near Lake Michigan, the weather can be unrelenting during the winter months. That's why when spring rolls around, people are always looking for things to celebrate spring. Creating a "spring bucket list" is a good way to start your plans. The Montrose Apartments in Chicago, Illinois, are located close to many different attractions and…

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4 Essential Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

You love your pet, but they can create some big-time messes. Accidents and muddy paws happen, and their food can attract pests. Staying on top of your pet's messes is important. Otherwise, your home could end up smelling and looking like a kennel.  Use a Cleaner Designed to Neutralize Odors Most people will clean a…

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Create Your Own Workout Routine

The Montrose is excited to offer residents of our apartments in Chicago access to a brand new, state-of-the-art fitness center. Filled with all the latest workout equipment, our residents don't have to go to a nearby gym to exercise. Instead, they can just head down to our 1,800 sq. ft. fitness center that is located right inside…

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Maximizing Your Closet Space

An organized closet is a wonder to behold. However, organization is in the eye of the beholder. What might work for one person might not work for someone else. Here are a few strategies for making use of every nook and cranny in your walk-in closet to make the space work for you and your wardrobe. Making the Most…

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