1 1,152 1,153 1,154 1,155 1,156 1,185 23080 / 23681 POSTS
Lofty Ambitions

Lofty Ambitions

Latest lofts offer new finishes in new neighborhoods On one side of West Belmont Avenue just before Pulaski Road stands an old abandoned shoe factory [...]
Wabash Avenue to get a Botox shot

Wabash Avenue to get a Botox shot

Wabash Avenue, the ugly stepsister of Michigan Avenue and State Street, is headed for the spa. In spring, the metalwork of the overhanging el statio [...]
City in the suburbs

City in the suburbs

Evanston transforms from sleepy burb to mini-metropolis We are seated at Koi Chinese and sushi restaurant in downtown Evanston, and Andy Warhol's por [...]

Waiting on the 37th anniversary for Block 37

It's nearing the silver anniversary of the day I sold the leaning office tower on Block 37 that I owned for a split-second. Older Chicagoans will reme [...]
We've been around the Block 37 too many times

We've been around the Block 37 too many times

After many long years the city was finally daring to hope that Block 37 would flower into the promised land of 108 North State Street, with hotels, re [...]
Getting into the Park

Getting into the Park

Rare condo conversions selling while luxury resales linger in Lincoln Park Margot Huston was visiting her son at his rental apartment in the vintage h [...]
RDM adds 'Modern Luxury' to 1400 Lake Shore's art deco charm

RDM adds 'Modern Luxury' to 1400 Lake Shore's art deco charm

In Chicago's hot real estate market, it seems that only an eternal optimist could search for a newly converted condo priced under $200,000. Trying to [...]
The North Branch as a neighborhood…

The North Branch as a neighborhood…

We can see why some people are raving about the North Branch of the Chicago River as a nice place to live. While people are referring to the new dev [...]

Chicago on YouTube.com

Not ready for prime time video - and that's part of the attraction. Flash required, broadband recommended. Chicago street beat — a don't miss o [...]
Designs on Michigan Avenue

Designs on Michigan Avenue

CMK approaches planned South Loop tower as a work of art The guiding philosophy behind the new South Loop highrise project, 1720 S. Michigan, is that [...]
When will Uptown rival downtown?

When will Uptown rival downtown?

When is Uptown going to really regain its buzz? Yes, we know it's starting to get more expensive around there but really, with the lake so close by an [...]
The Loft Ledger

The Loft Ledger

Classy converted college is far cry from frat house Apparently a lot of young homebuyers like the idea of living in a loft that was once an old sch [...]
Endangered species: the Chicago back yard

Endangered species: the Chicago back yard

With all the condo construction running amok across Chicago it was nice to have a rare sighting of a dog playing in a spacious backyard. This picture [...]
Lincoln Park: luxury homes and homeless shelters

Lincoln Park: luxury homes and homeless shelters

You just never know what is around the corner in Lincoln Park and money can't necessarily buy freedom of mind, it seems. A storm is brewing just a bl [...]
Teachers and cops moving to McKinley Park

Teachers and cops moving to McKinley Park

We mentioned the other day that loft developments are shifting west to neighborhoods like Avondale because downtown land prices are so expensive and t [...]

Dinner and a ride

There's a great restuarant in Lincoln Park--literally in the park--that deserves your attention, especially at this time of year. It's called North Po [...]
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

Photo by Joeff Davis Several readers have complained about the previous title of this feature. Readers, thy will be done. We've washed the offens [...]
1 1,152 1,153 1,154 1,155 1,156 1,185 23080 / 23681 POSTS