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Ride the CTA at Flickr and Google

Ride the CTA at Flickr and Google

Flickr has thousands of CTA photos for your browsing pleasure. If you're short on time or attention span, just ride the Brown Line. Say hello to th ...
North side gargoyles – are they doing their job?

North side gargoyles – are they doing their job?

We present the first in an occasional series of north side gargoyles. Gargoyles are more than merely decorative. They have a practical purpose: war ...
What's the frequency, Lake View?

What's the frequency, Lake View?

R.E.M. Homes, whose condo conversion Barry by the Lake at 512 W Barry Ave sold out in 16 weeks, has a brand new conversion in the works at 515 W Melro ...

HarborView – Lake View condos with actual views of the lake?

What's this? A condo development in Lake View that has a view of the lake? We had to pinch ourselves and head straight for MapQuest when we heard abou ...
Woodlawn needs its community gardens as much as the new condos

Woodlawn needs its community gardens as much as the new condos

We've mentioned that neighborhoods like Woodlawn are marred by vacant lots. The lots have mostly been vacant since the 1960s, when building owners aba ...
Renting above a Chicago restaurant: deliciously good or unsavory?

Renting above a Chicago restaurant: deliciously good or unsavory?

Yo recently noticed a few "For Rent" signs for apartments located above restaurants on Clark Street, like P.S. Bangkok, above. Living in an apartme ...
Heritage spillover a nice legacy for Mesa

Heritage spillover a nice legacy for Mesa

The Legacy at Millennium Park isn't scheduled to break ground until July, according to Andy Warner, of Equity Marketing Services, but the planned 73-s ...
Own a piece of Chicago's past in Marshall Field Junior mansion

Own a piece of Chicago's past in Marshall Field Junior mansion

Last week, we mentioned the conversion of the Marshall Field Junior mansion into condos. What ever you think of a house divided (into condos), there's ...
Rental barometer: Chicago apartments for $2,000 to $2,300

Rental barometer: Chicago apartments for $2,000 to $2,300

What can you get for rents around $2,000 in the city? A three-bedroom at 825 W Wolfram St in Lake View, shown below, rents for $2,000. A three-bedroo ...
Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

We've got the reds today, and it's not the reds you pop to make you mellow. It's the ugh-ly blues reds times three. Champion Cycle, on Western Aven ...

Lots o' matzo in River East

The new Max and Benny's deli is offering in-house and to-go Passover Seder menus on Wednesday and Thursday night, April 12 and 13, for $18.95 per pers ...
Faces of which Chicago 'hood (III) ?

Faces of which Chicago 'hood (III) ?

OK, the bridge should help narrow this one down. In which Chicago neighborhood did Yo's Joeff Davis discover these guys enjoying an afternoon's fishin ...
Bunnies in the boonies

Bunnies in the boonies

These things are popping up all over the north shore. Any sightings in the city? ...

Apartment Therapy for Chicago

The Web's most stylish interior design site, Apartment Therapy, just launched its Chicago version. Chicagoans no longer have to go to New York and Lo ...

The Loop is the hottest market in the U.S. – sorry Gold Coast

So the day has finally come when it's a good thing to live in the Loop and a not-as-good-thing to live on the Gold Coast. Why? Well according to Forbe ...
860 N. Lake Shore: authentic Mies for $375,000

860 N. Lake Shore: authentic Mies for $375,000

Last week we posted on the Park Tower Condos building, one of the many Mies imitators loitering around Chicago. Don't get us wrong; there's absolutely ...
Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday. Let's take a go around the Yo. Bucktown: Bucktown's spring collection of mutated Stepford Wives Uptown: Wrigley field - the starti ...
Demolition should have been starting point for Streeterville tower

Demolition should have been starting point for Streeterville tower

Is this the ugliest garage you've ever seen? Sadly, it probably isn't, since an ugly garage base seems to have been a prerequisite for most resident ...
The architectural unicorns: revisionists build homes in "old" styles that never existed

The architectural unicorns: revisionists build homes in "old" styles that never existed

One of life's great injustices is the failure of too many people with too much money to exercise either good judgment or imagination or both when th ...
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