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North ShoreEvanston

A grand Victorian charmer in Evanston’s Ridge Historic District

1700 Asbury Evanston

) 1700 Asbury in Evanston will make you forget every assumption you once had about Victorian-style homes. Unusually large windows flood the rooms in this home with light and emphasize the open flow of the grand spaces. Classic architectural details include 11-foot ceilings, crown, picture and chair rail moldings, elaborate woodwork, an impressive staircase, three ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 12, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

A new Bucktown classic redefines urban luxury

1858 N Paulina

The new Bucktown home from Urban Living Chicago is destined to become an instant classic that redefines urban luxury. The 5,400 square foot 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath home takes advantage of its corner lot to flood the interior with light through large metal industrial-style windows. Wide random plank flooring throughout the home is the perfect ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 17, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An extraordinary 6,000 square foot West Loop home

1217 W Monroe

It’s very rare to find 6,000 square feet of high-ceilinged, light-flooded space on a single level in the West Loop. It’s even more unusual to find a home that’s been custom-fitted with top-of-the-line finishes. The top-floor loft-style 4-bedroom home at 1217 W Monroe is a spectacular venue for entertaining, the perfect backdrop for an art ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 20, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

The Hermitage Sixteen11 groundbreaking in Bucktown

1611 Hermitage

Jennifer Mills, Aaron Share and Koenig & Strey’s Home Discovery Team have sold over 65% of the units at Hermitage Sixteen11. Only five units remain unsold at the new Bucktown development. A number of the buyers showed up for the official groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony, held on location at 1611 Hermitage while construction work continued ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 31, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An insider’s tour of 132 East Delaware, the Bloomingdale’s Building

900 N Michigan

132 East Delaware Place offers luxury residences, shopping, dining and offices under one roof. Most people identify the building with Bloomingdale’s, its most prominent tenant. The six-level mall in the building, however, includes more than 70 shops, 8 restaurants offering casual to formal dining, health clubs and spas. Residents of 132 East Delaware have access, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 30, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Mid-century modernism at its best in Lake View

320 W Oakdale

In the early 1950s when 29 year old Chicago architect Milton Schwartz designed the structure that sits at 320 W Oakdale in Lake View, little did he know that one day the building would be included in the National Register of Historic Places. Agent Don Breitfelder of Koenig & Strey’s Gold Coast office is a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 25, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A serene private park at a Gold Coast mansion

1547 N Dearborn Pkwy

The historic residence at 1547 N Dearborn Pkwy in Chicago’s Gold Coast was designed by August Fiedler in 1891. It boasts more than 18,000 square feet of opulent space, 12 bedrooms, 12 ½ baths, a coach house above a seven-car garage and additional on-site parking. The serene private yard is unmatched in scale, with walking ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 7, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

The grandest yard in the Gold Coast

1547 N Dearborn Pkwy

A private yard the size of the one pictured above is an almost unimaginable treasure in Chicago’s Gold Coast. The south yard of 1547 N Dearborn Pkwy, however, is only a sideshow to the much larger and far more interesting scene to the north. The north yard is a lush and lavishly landscaped oasis. If ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 4, 2013

A 5-bedroom Glenview Tudor with an indoor pool

1800 Ridgewood, Glenview

The 5 bedroom English Tudor at 1800 Ridgewood Ln in Glenview is set off a winding road in secluded Glen Oak Acres. The home, which is listed at $1,099,000, has five full and two half-baths. Highlights of the home include a newer kitchen, a fully rehabbed master bath with steam shower and Jacuzzi and a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 27, 2013

Spacious single-level Bucktown homes at pre-construction prices

1611 Hermitage

The latest condos from one of Chicago’s veteran developers straddle the border between two of the city’s great neighborhoods – Bucktown and Wicker Park. The new homes by Sedgwick Properties at 1611 N Hermitage will offer 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on a single level. The homes boast 10-foot ceilings, stylish finishes, excellent outdoor space ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 6, 2013
North ShoreEvanston

Tour a Georgian Revival home near Evanston’s Lighthouse Beach

705 Milburn Evanston

Koenig & Strey’s Sally Mabadi is our guide to this elegant, 5 bedroom, three-story Georgian Revival. The home, at 705 Milburn St, is beautifully situated in northeast Evanston, just steps to Lighthouse Beach and the award-winning Orrington School. 705 Milburn perfectly captures the old world craftsmanship of the 1920s with leaded glass windows, arched moldings, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 14, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A Bucktown contemporary with dramatic bay windows

1837 N Hermitage

The contemporary brick home at 1837 N Hermitage Ave in the trendy Bucktown neighborhood has 3 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. A striking feature of this home is the floor-to-ceiling bay windows that flood the home with light. The architected added a bay window to the garage as a playful feature. The kitchen and bathrooms ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 5, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A show-stopping 8,000 square foot home in the Southport Corridor

3720 N Southport Ave

Attention to detail is evident throughout this 8,000 square-foot custom home built on a 37.5-foot wide lot in Lake View’s attractive Southport Corridor. The home, at 3720 N Greenview Ave, is listed for sale at $2,750,000. Koenig & Strey associate, Michael Shenfeld takes us on a video tour of this “Smart Home,” which boasts 5 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 4, 2013
North ShoreWinnetka

A cedar and stone classic steps from Elder Lane Beach in Winnetka

Elder Lane Park Winnetka

If you like the idea of waking up to Lake Michigan views, you may want to view this home tour of 303 Sheridan Road in Winnetka. Koenig & Strey associate, Beth Groebe walks us through this 5-bedroom classic stone and cedar home that was designed by Spencer S. Beman in 1937. The current owners have ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 3, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

An award-winning 5-bedroom single-family in Bucktown

1625 N Wolcott Chicago

Koenig & Strey agent Karen Ranquist is our tour guide for an award-winning 5-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home at 1625 N Wolcott Ave in the heart of Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood. This 5-level home includes many amenities, including an elevator, a custom Valcucine kitchen, a 4-car tandem garage and many upgrades. There are multiple outdoor living ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 2, 2013
North ShoreWinnetka

Good Ol’ Santa visits Koenig & Strey’s Winnetka office

Koenig & Strey Winnetka

Koenig & Strey‘s Winnetka office ran an immensely successful Toys for Tots drive this holiday season. Donors, many of them daily repeaters, and almost all of them anonymous, gave gifts that would be welcomed in the most affluent households in the community. On Sunday, December 17, Koenig & Strey agents gathered at the office to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 20, 2012

A stately, all-stone home in Glenview

Missy Jerfita

Koenig & Strey associate Missy Jerfita takes us on a video tour of a stately all-stone 5,000+ square foot home at 3737 Lawson Road in Glenview. Meticulous craftsmanship and extraordinary finishes carry throughout this gorgeous home that features a chef’s kitchen and fully-finished lower level. The home has 6 bedrooms, 5 ½ baths and is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 7, 2012
North ShoreWinnetka

Contribute to the New Trier Township Food Pantry

Mary Ellen Tainer

The Thanksgiving holiday is a time for sharing with family, with friends and with the larger community. Chicago’s North Shore communities rank among the most affluent in the area – and in the entire country. Their wealth can easily obscure the fact that some residents of the North Shore are needy, and some may be ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 5, 2012

A video tour of The Glen in Glenview

The Glen video Glenview

The Glen in Glenview has been one of the most successful mixed-use master-planned communities in the nation. It has been developed over more than a decade on the 1,100-acre site of the former Naval Air Station, which closed in 1995. The Glen includes a wide variety of housing types and styles, including loft apartments, condos, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 3, 2012

Tour a neighborhood colonial near downtown Glenview

1957 Henley St, Glenview IL

Located near downtown Glenview in the Henley-Dewes-Linneman area, 1957 Henley St is a spacious and sunny 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial with hardwood flooring throughout. The updated kitchen opens to a large family room with sliders leading to a beautifully landscaped back yard. Listing agent Vittoria Logli of Koenig & Strey’s Jerfita Team is ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 22, 2012