Tag: High-rise

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Recent views from the Gold Coast and Streeterville

Recent views from the Gold Coast and Streeterville

Yesterday and today I visited half a dozen beautiful Gold Coast and Streeterville condos for video tours that you'll see in the upcoming days. In ...
A high-rise home near the Gold Coast farmers market

A high-rise home near the Gold Coast farmers market

Early Saturday morning I met Lori and Clark at the Division Street Farmers Market to see and chat about the scene that's a 30-second stroll from t ...
The best value at The Carlyle

The best value at The Carlyle

Everything about The Carlyle is out of the ordinary, beginning with its Gold Coast location overlooking Oak Street Beach. The Carlyle's reside ...
A Benjamin Marshall Gold Coast classic

A Benjamin Marshall Gold Coast classic

When 1200 North Lake Shore Drive was built in 1912 it attracted residents with some of Chicago's most storied names: Field, Armour and Wrigley. ...
Was the Alderman misquoted on the proposed Gold Coast apartment tower?

Was the Alderman misquoted on the proposed Gold Coast apartment tower?

Crain's Chicago Business (subscription required) Is reporting that Jewel is taking bids from high-rise developers for its site at Clark and Divisi ...
Lucien Lagrange’s finest achievement

Lucien Lagrange’s finest achievement

If you had to choose a single word to characterize well-known architects as a group, you'd be unlikely to choose "humility." Frank Lloyd Wright, f ...
High-rise living in Lincoln Park, Part 2

High-rise living in Lincoln Park, Part 2

The high-rises fronting Chicago's Lincoln Park offer some of the most attractive living options anywhere in the US, but the character of the area ...
High-rise living in Lincoln Park

High-rise living in Lincoln Park

The high-rises fronting Chicago's Lincoln Park offer some of the most attractive living options anywhere in the US. The park and its neighborhood ...
Outer Drive East, 400 East Randolph, New East Side

Outer Drive East, 400 East Randolph, New East Side

When it was completed in 1963, the 40-story, 955-unit Outer Drive East was the world's largest apartment building, the only residential building e ...
Fifty-eight years in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise

Fifty-eight years in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise

I stopped for a brief visit at Planned Property's resident appreciation party – the "luau on the lake." The highlight of my visit was meeting L ...
Free parking and decorating dollars at The Columbian

Free parking and decorating dollars at The Columbian

The Columbian, which touts itself as "the best deal on Michigan Avenue" is advertising free parking and up to $20,000 in "decorating dollars" on i ...
Lake Point Tower, 505 N Lake Shore Dr, Streeterville

Lake Point Tower, 505 N Lake Shore Dr, Streeterville

The 70-story Lake Point Tower soars in splendid, undulating isolation as the only high-rise east of Lake Shore Drive. It's likely to retain that d ...
A visit to Lake Point Tower, by air and by land

A visit to Lake Point Tower, by air and by land

The 70-story Lake Point Tower soars in splendid, undulating isolation as the only high-rise east of Lake Shore Drive. It's likely to retain that d ...
Moving from the North  Shore to the Gold Coast

Moving from the North Shore to the Gold Coast

Diane Freeman grew up on the East Coast, raised her family on Chicago's North Shore and moved to the Gold Coast 8 ½ years ago. A real estate ag ...
Foresight or folly in Chicago’s Chinatown?

Foresight or folly in Chicago’s Chinatown?

Developer See Wong has reimagined an ambitious development he first proposed several years ago as a three-phase project on a site at the edge of C ...
Five years later, one-third sold in River North

Five years later, one-third sold in River North

The high-rise condos at 757 N Orleans in Chicago's River North neighborhood first came to our attention back in March of 2006. We wrote about t ...
Non-smoking vintage apartments in the Gold Coast

Non-smoking vintage apartments in the Gold Coast

Kingsbury Plaza attracted quite a bit of attention earlier this year when it announced that it was going smoke-free. The Tribune noted at the time ...

Oh high-rise boy, the pipes, the pipes are cooling

It's been a typical May in Chicago's whipsaw weather, with temperatures soaring and plunging, sometimes within the same day. When the room turns ch ...
Wine, cheese and Greek cuisine at 200 North Dearborn

Wine, cheese and Greek cuisine at 200 North Dearborn

The one thing about American Invsco that typically generates unanimity is the company's talent for throwing a party. If you're in the market ...
A River North terrace suitable for cross-country skiing?

A River North terrace suitable for cross-country skiing?

Cross-country skiing? That's just me and @properties' Greg Eldridge joking about the size of the private outdoor terraces adjacent to a half-floor ...
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