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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A little mansion on Prairie

1815 S Prairie Pkwy Chicago

The townhome at 1815 S Prairie Pkwy has popped up on our radar several times over the years. We first wrote about it back in May of 2004, when it was the last of 17 homes to be sold in a development called the Mansions on Prairie Avenue. The asking price, at the time, was ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 29, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A South Loop home renting for $14,900 a month

1815 S Prairie Pkwy Chicago

A 4-bedroom rowhouse at 1815 S Prairie Pkwy is looking for a tenant to pay $14,900 a month. That’s nearly 5 times the next highest asking rent in ZIP Code 60616, and nearly 50% higher than the next highest in the entire South Loop. The 5,000+ square foot home, across from a park and the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 14, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Wiltgen-designed penthouse ‘priced to sell’ at $2.84M

This half-floor penthouse at The Fordham, 25 E Superior St, spent the winter in real estate hibernation, but returned to the market Friday “priced to sell,” which in this case means $2.84 million. Unit #4902, a 3,700 square-foot three-bedroom / 2.5-bath with views to the north, east, and south, has been on and off the ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on March 14, 2011
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

New fountain springs up at Emerald

As a reminder that new-construction developments remain new-construction developments well after buyers start moving in, John Robert Wiltgen Design passes along this photo of a new outdoor fountain at Emerald, 123 – 125 S Green St in the West Loop. Wiltgen, who put together many of Emerald’s amenity spaces, designed the fountain with stainless steel ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on May 6, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Wiltgen's big "thank-you" to The Donald

“Thank God The Donald decided to put that building up just two blocks from my office,” John Robert Wiltgen said as he showed off his West Loop loft earlier this week. A substantial amount of Wiltgen’s business comes from owners at the Trump International Hotel & Tower, but that’s not the only place he works ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 16, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

At home with John Robert Wiltgen

Joe Zekas became a fan of John Robert Wiltgen‘s work the very first time he toured a Wiltgen-designed model home. So when Ted Guarnero suggested they do a video tour of John’s own West Loop loft, Joe agreed instantly. As John says at the outset of the tour, and as you’ll probably notice yourself, “there’s ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 15, 2010