Tag: lakefront

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Spacious modern apartments at Regents Park in Hyde Park

Spacious modern apartments at Regents Park in Hyde Park

Regents Park, 5020 S Lake Shore Dr, has a lavish amenities package that outshines everything else in Hyde Park and ranks among the very best in Ch ...
Affordable modern apartments in a prime East Hyde Park location

Affordable modern apartments in a prime East Hyde Park location

Modernist master Mies van der Rohe designed the Algonquin Apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, in the early 1950s. Several years ago the apartme ...
Kid-friendly Hyde Park apartments

Kid-friendly Hyde Park apartments

There are only a few Chicago apartment complexes with amenities that cater to young children and fewer still that offer special events for kids. ...
A brief take on Hyde Park’s Shoreland apartments

A brief take on Hyde Park’s Shoreland apartments

I visited Hyde Park's newly-renovated Shoreland apartments last Saturday for a sponsored video shoot. Here are my first impressions of what I saw, ...
On a sandy beach in Winnetka

On a sandy beach in Winnetka

There's a chill in the evening air at this time of year that may inspire you to dream about life on a sandy beach in a warmer clime. Or it may jus ...
Can an off-lakefront Wilmette home command $4.5 million?

Can an off-lakefront Wilmette home command $4.5 million?

The asking price for the 6-bedroom, 6 ½ bath home at 723 8th St in Wilmette is $4,500,000. The home, built in 2011, boasts an outdoor pool and a 3 ...
Can you imagine the South Side as home to a game-changing urban ideal?

Can you imagine the South Side as home to a game-changing urban ideal?

Or is McCaffery Interests overly optimistic in anticipating a 25 to 45-year time frame for completion of its Lakeside development? McCaffery In ...
A well-attended lakefront party at a superlative Winnetka home

A well-attended lakefront party at a superlative Winnetka home

Coldwell Banker's Julie Deutsch and Maureen Mohling have seen and sold many of the North Shore's grandest homes. The Italianate villa at 175 Sh ...
A rare rental on the beach in Wilmette

A rare rental on the beach in Wilmette

There are only a few dozen single-family homes in Wilmette that have private beaches, and it's extremely rare to see one of them become available ...
Can a not-great Winnetka neighborhood fetch $16.7 million?

Can a not-great Winnetka neighborhood fetch $16.7 million?

If the notion of a second-rate neighborhood in Winnetka seems strange to you, you probably don't live in Winnetka. "That's not a great neighbor ...
An idyllic Fox Lake home on 5 lakefront acres

An idyllic Fox Lake home on 5 lakefront acres

After 20 years of renting large beachfront homes for an annual family gathering, I've become a tough critic of the vacation home genre. The one yo ...
University housing options at Grand Bend in Evanston

University housing options at Grand Bend in Evanston

With fall semester right around the corner, Northwestern students are finalizing plans for housing. With rents rising and condo prices at their lowest ...
A Lake Geneva alternative in Libertyville

A Lake Geneva alternative in Libertyville

Mark Stone was 17 years old when his dad bought two abandoned gravel quarries in Libertyville. At the time, he didn't share his dad's vision of th ...
Evanston’s most beautiful lakefront home

Evanston’s most beautiful lakefront home

When I saw listing copy describing 581 Ingleside in Evanston as the "most beautiful lakefront home" I was skeptical. So, I called the listing age ...
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 ...
Mundelein leap-frogged by gentrification?

Mundelein leap-frogged by gentrification?

The Tribune's latest community profile tells us that: When the gentrification wave swept across Lake County in the 1980s-90s, on its way from t ...
The finest lakefront property on the North Shore?

The finest lakefront property on the North Shore?

Chicago's North Shore is speckled with spectacular lakefront mansions in idyllic multi-acre settings, a fact that instantly triggers skepticism wh ...
On the waterfront home in Park Ridge

On the waterfront home in Park Ridge

If the above picture gives an accurate perspective on this home's location, it is immediately on the water on Park Ridge's private 14-acre Murphy ...
Larger living areas, more options at 600 North Lake Shore Drive

Larger living areas, more options at 600 North Lake Shore Drive

As the market changed, buyers at 600 Lake Shore Drive began telling Stephanie Maloney, a top sales associate at the development, that they would l ...
A $3.5M Keck teardown in Glencoe

A $3.5M Keck teardown in Glencoe

Today’s new listings include a 5-bedroom, 4 ½ bath lakefront home in Glencoe attributed to Keck & Keck. It’s priced at $3,495,000. The home, on ...
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