Tag: National Register of Historic Places

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 ...
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 ...
Tour new luxury apartments at the Shoreland in Hyde Park

Tour new luxury apartments at the Shoreland in Hyde Park

The Shoreland is a Hyde Park landmark, once one of its grandest hotels and now its newest luxury apartments. The Studio Gang-inspired renovatio ...
Lake Street Lofts, 910 W Lake St, West Loop

Lake Street Lofts, 910 W Lake St, West Loop

Lake Street Lofts is a 6-story, 89-unit loft apartment building in the West Loop. Built in 1886, the heavy-timber building was home to the Zim ...
River West Lofts, 925 W Huron St, River West

River West Lofts, 925 W Huron St, River West

River West Lofts is a 6-story, 160-unit loft building at 925 W Huron St in the River West neighborhood. The building is listed on the National ...
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 ...
Griffin’s Emery House in Elmhurst, still for sale

Griffin’s Emery House in Elmhurst, still for sale

It was late January when I toured The Emery House in Elmhurst with Tom Makinney of Coldwell Banker's Gracik Makinney Group, one of our sponsors. T ...
Mid-century modernism at its best in Lake View

Mid-century modernism at its best in Lake View

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 h ...
The Sheridan Park 6-flats, built to look like mansions

The Sheridan Park 6-flats, built to look like mansions

The 6-flat has long been one of Chicago's most popular housing types – so popular, in fact, that you can find very few in lakefront neighborhoods ...
A park bordered on 3 sides by parking lots

A park bordered on 3 sides by parking lots

Armour Square is one of Chicago's 77 community areas. The Chinatown neighborhood occupies the northern part of Armour Square. US Cellular Field an ...
Affordable loft apartments planned for South Lawndale

Affordable loft apartments planned for South Lawndale

Storkline Furniture was once one of the nation's largest manufacturers of infant and child furniture, but its sprawling factory at the bleak weste ...
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 ...
Quote of the day: Pilsen’s Bohemian builders and Mexican preservationists

Quote of the day: Pilsen’s Bohemian builders and Mexican preservationists

The Pilsen Historic District is bounded roughly on the east and west by Halsted St (800 W) and Western Ave (2400 W), on the south by Cermak Rd (22 ...
Beverly, one of the best old house neighborhoods

Beverly, one of the best old house neighborhoods

The April issue of This Old House magazine singles out Beverly as one of the nation's "best old house neighborhoods" for 2012. This Old House, ...
Ridding oneself entirely of the coal and servant problems

Ridding oneself entirely of the coal and servant problems

The documents prepared to nominate properties or districts for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places are often wonderfully enterta ...
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