Eco-friendly Apartment Living

Do you want to live a more sustainable lifestyle? It is possible to go green when living in an apartment. Here are some amazing tips and tricks for eco-friendly apartment living. #1 Use Natural Cleaning Products If you like to keep your apartment clean and tidy, you probably use a variety of cleaning products to…

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Keep Your Pets Cool During Summer

Our Chicago apartments are perfect for your pet. They are spacious, comfortable and pet friendly. But when summer comes, you have to pay special attention to your pet to ensure it is cool and well hydrated. Here are some tips to keep your pets cool during summer. Have Your Pet Groomed Your pet should have a…

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3 Easy Snacks for Guests in Your Home

Living in our Chicago apartments gives you the opportunity to invite guests into your home. When you decide to entertain, you want to offer your guests a tasty snack. Here are a few easy snack ideas that can help you entertain without leaving your guests waiting. Cheese and Crackers Cheese and crackers are a great snack when…

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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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