chi-Opus_Uptown-LaGrange_exterior (2) Uptown La Grange, is the first upscale rental option of its kind in the area.

CHICAGO—Developers have recently created thousands of new luxury apartments in Chicago’s downtown and its adjacent neighborhoods, but the suburbs are now getting their share. And developers like The Opus Group have found that suburban residents also want to live within or near a downtown, even if it’s a suburban one, and have access to great transportation options that can connect them to Chicago.

Minneapolis-based Opus has just completed Uptown La Grange – a luxury apartment community located 17 miles west of downtown Chicago in the Village of La Grange. The five-story, 450,000-square-foot building sits on the former site of the Rich Port YMCA in downtown La Grange and has a total of 254 units with a variety of floor plans ranging from studios to three bedrooms as well as three walk-up units on the ground level.

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Brian J. Rogal

Brian J. Rogal is a Chicago-based freelance writer with years of experience as an investigative reporter and editor, most notably at The Chicago Reporter, where he concentrated on housing issues. He also has written extensively on alternative energy and the payments card industry for national trade publications.

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