Tag: landmark

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Evanston apartment review, The Judson, 1243 Judson Ave

Evanston apartment review, The Judson, 1243 Judson Ave

The Judson is a 3-story, 19-unit vintage apartment building at 1243 Judson Ave in Evanston. The Judson was built in 1909 and has been recently ...
Video – a 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath Astor Street landmark

Video – a 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath Astor Street landmark

The Edwin J Gardiner house, 1345 N Astor St, was built in 1887 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 14-room, 5-bedroo ...
Aviation Lofts, 1340 S Michigan Ave, South Loop

Aviation Lofts, 1340 S Michigan Ave, South Loop

Aviation Lofts is a 7-story, 49-unit apartment building in the South Loop. A Giordano's restaurant occupies the ground-level retail space. The Neo ...
Video – A rare Frank Lloyd Wright rowhouse in The Gap

Video – A rare Frank Lloyd Wright rowhouse in The Gap

The Roloson Houses in the 3200 block of South Calumet are a Chicago Landmark, in part because they're the only rowhouses designed by Frank Lloyd W ...
Tour new luxury lofts in a great South Loop location

Tour new luxury lofts in a great South Loop location

Aviation Lofts, 1340 S Michigan, is a landmark in the South Loop. The building's distinctive architecture and history have earned it a slot on the ...
A spacious light-filled landmark on Astor Street

A spacious light-filled landmark on Astor Street

The Edwin J Gardiner house, 1345 N Astor St, was built in 1887 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 14-room, 5-bedroo ...
A wonderful Bucktown home that’s large yet cozy

A wonderful Bucktown home that’s large yet cozy

When you arrive at 1614 N Leavitt in Bucktown you'll feel like you're at a home built in the late 1800s. In fact, the home is less than 10 years o ...
The circus-themed grand opening at Hyde Park’s Shoreland Apartments

The circus-themed grand opening at Hyde Park’s Shoreland Apartments

The Shoreland, once one of Chicago's grandest hotels, has been reincarnated as a luxury apartment building. The Shoreland's soaring Art Deco lo ...
Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

The former Del Prado hotel, an ornately-decorated landmark at the gateway between Hyde Park and the lakefront, has been renovated into luxury apar ...
2828 North Pine Grove apartments, 2828 N Pine Grove Ave, Lakeview

2828 North Pine Grove apartments, 2828 N Pine Grove Ave, Lakeview

2828 North Pine Grove is a 6-story, 106-unit vintage courtyard building in Lakeview. The building has a domed entrance rotunda, and an ornate f ...
Belden-Stratford apartments, 2300 N Lincoln Park West, Lincoln Park

Belden-Stratford apartments, 2300 N Lincoln Park West, Lincoln Park

The Belden-Stratford is a 15-story, 297-unit vintage apartment building at 2300 N Lincoln Park West in Lincoln Park. The Belden-Stratford occupies ...
The Seneca apartments, 200 E Chestnut St, Streeterville

The Seneca apartments, 200 E Chestnut St, Streeterville

The Seneca, a 16-story building at 200 E Chestnut St in Streeterville was built in the 1920s as a hotel. It was designed by the Burnham Brothers f ...
Tour a Highland Park landmark, the Ben Rose house and pavilion

Tour a Highland Park landmark, the Ben Rose house and pavilion

The Ben Rose house and pavilion has been said to be the most important modernist home in Chicagoland. It was designed by A. James Speyer, a st ...
A $2.6M price hike on the Dewes Mansion

A $2.6M price hike on the Dewes Mansion

The list price on the Francis J. Dewes Mansion, one of Chicago's most lavishly detailed landmark homes, was recently raised from $9.9 million to $ ...
The whimsical Sky Club at Randolph Tower City Apartments

The whimsical Sky Club at Randolph Tower City Apartments

Randolph Tower, 188 W Randolph, represents the conversion of the landmark 45-story Steuben Club, built in 1929, into 313 residential apartments wi ...
The view from the Belden-Stratford’s sundeck

The view from the Belden-Stratford’s sundeck

We recently wrote about the wave of existing buildings playing catch-up to the amenities and in-unit creature comforts offered by Chicago's new do ...
Quote of the day – stupefied 1880s NIMBYs

Quote of the day – stupefied 1880s NIMBYs

Henry Hobson Richardson's Glessner House, now a museum and local and national landmark, was not well-received by its neighbors at the time it was ...
At least I shall have beautiful parks to walk through

At least I shall have beautiful parks to walk through

What's now known as the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park has been called "the quintessential oasis." It's one of the few examples of lan ...
Landmark Lincoln Park mansions not budging on price

Landmark Lincoln Park mansions not budging on price

When I visited the Theurer-Wrigley House last August it hadn't yet been listed in the MLS. The landmark home at 2466 N Lakeview, which is more com ...
Tour a full-floor home in the Patterson McCormick Mansion

Tour a full-floor home in the Patterson McCormick Mansion

The historic Patterson McCormick Mansion, built in 1893, was designed by Stanford White and expanded in 1927 by David Adler. Warm Roman brick and ...
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