Tag: High-rises

1 2 20 / 25 POSTS
The perks of high-rise living

The perks of high-rise living

The perks of living in one of Chicago's high-rise rental towers extend well beyond lavish amenities, attentive on-site management, maintenance sta ...
Do Parc Huron, EnV prices suggest possibility of condo-to-rental conversions?

Do Parc Huron, EnV prices suggest possibility of condo-to-rental conversions?

The prices at which two new apartment towers have sold recently raise the question of whether owners in some newer condo buildings could realize h ...
Spend a part of Labor Day with the sky cowboys

Spend a part of Labor Day with the sky cowboys

The boys who build the big ones, especially the "sky cowboys" who walk steel beams high above the ground, take an immense amount of pride in doing the ...
The drawing board: The next wave of downtown towers

The drawing board: The next wave of downtown towers

If you really want to stay on top of building proposals, you should spend more time at the SkyscraperPage forum, where architecture buffs routinely un ...
Reviewer Roundup: What they’re saying about Twelve Twelve on South Michigan

Reviewer Roundup: What they’re saying about Twelve Twelve on South Michigan

"Living at 1212 is truly an artful experience with our light-filled spaces enhanced with modern design and all of the custom details today’s city life ...
Aqua apartments deal goes down the drain

Aqua apartments deal goes down the drain

Crain’s ChicagoBusiness spills the story that a Dallas-based investor has washed out of its deal to soak up a 75% stake in the Aqua apartments. ...
Riding the rails: Lakefront high-rise homes near the Granville station

Riding the rails: Lakefront high-rise homes near the Granville station

I left you hanging at the Loyola Red Line station for two months! Time to get back on the train and keep heading south. Upon crossing Devon Avenue, we ...
Half-mil homes: New listings near $500K

Half-mil homes: New listings near $500K

Yesterday afternoon I pulled up a list of homes priced at or near $500,000 (a range of $490,000 to $510,000, if you must know), that have been on the ...
Small homes not a sacrifice for new buyers

Small homes not a sacrifice for new buyers

From MSNBC's "The big thinking in condos now is to get small": “For Gen Y, the home is a place to live out of, not to live in. They don’t think of ...
Around the bend at 999 North Lake Shore Drive

Around the bend at 999 North Lake Shore Drive

At the eastern end of East Lake Shore Drive, where the road curves back to the south and becomes North Lake Shore Drive once more, is 999 North Lake ...
All about the Drake Tower on "Co-op Row"

All about the Drake Tower on "Co-op Row"

The first place Joe Zekas and Francesca Rose profiled on their walk down Lake Shore Drive was the Drake Tower, one of the most sought-after building ...
Trio rentals surface on the MLS

Trio rentals surface on the MLS

"Any news on these rentals lately?" reader Meghan asked this week. "Seems things have been pretty quiet around here." Meghan was talking about the Tr ...
Lino Loves Lincoln Park: More great condo high-rises on Lakeview Avenue

Lino Loves Lincoln Park: More great condo high-rises on Lakeview Avenue

Coldwell Banker agent and Lincoln Park expert Lino Darchun continues his discussion of Lincoln Park's best condo high-rises, focusing on several par ...
Lino Loves Lincoln Park: The neighborhood's best high-rises, Part 1

Lino Loves Lincoln Park: The neighborhood's best high-rises, Part 1

Looking for a high-rise home in Lincoln Park, but you're not sure where to look? Coldwell Banker agent Lino Darchun is a Lincoln Park expert, and wh ...

FHA fast facts: South Loop approvals

One of the questions Realtors hear most frequently is, "Is this property FHA approved?" Yesterday I punched three ZIP codes into HUD's FHA search and ...
CondoShark: Short sales at Ontario Place

CondoShark: Short sales at Ontario Place

According to CondoShark.com, some of the most significant price changes on short sales and foreclosed homes in River North are located in one building ...

Quote of the day: the Spire is top priority

"When I was sitting in Copenhagen and things went south, this moved to the No. 1 slot. We're way past the look-see stage. We're in the commitment stag ...
Panorama-rama!: Winthrop Club views

Panorama-rama!: Winthrop Club views

I can't take credit for these panoramas and view shots -- they came with the Winthrop Club's digital press kit -- but they're too nice to leave on t ...
Is that a sellout on Vetro's horizon?

Is that a sellout on Vetro's horizon?

All this talk about Motor Row Lofts and Michigan Avenue Tower II had me wondering about the status of Vetro, 611 S Wells St, still the poster-child fo ...
Hoist the flag, boys!

Hoist the flag, boys!

A construction worker rakes concrete into a ceremonial "last bucket" at the topping-off ceremony for Parc Huron, 469 W Huron St. Keep an eye out for ...
1 2 20 / 25 POSTS