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Extraordinary new townhomes at Cornelia on the Park

Cornelia on the Park

The townhomes under construction at Cornelia on the Park boast extraordinary access to outdoor space. The homes are arrayed around a private park, with a second-level deck fronting the park, and Juliet balconies off the kitchen and master bedroom. The 20-foot wide homes have 3 bedrooms, a den, 3 full baths, a 2-car garage, an ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 1, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Movies in the Park at Echelon at K Station

Echelon at K Station video

Within the past few years Chicago’s Fulton River District has become a lively community packed with restaurants, nightlife and neighborhood activities. A neighborhood event that draws a crowd is Movies in the Park at the park adjacent to Echelon at K Station. Echelon is a full-amenity luxury rental high-rise, and one of the sponsors of ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 20, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Renovated apartments with views on a tranquil Lincoln Park block

629 Deming, Chicago, Video

629 West Deming is on one of Lincoln Park’s most beautiful, tranquil blocks, a short walk from the DePaul University campus, the strip of shops and restaurants along Clark Street, and the bars, nightlife and theater along Lincoln Avenue. Studio and one-bedroom apartments in the building have new hardwood floors, crown moldings and trim, and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 27, 2012
West suburbsElmhurst

A Prairie-style home with an expansive Elmhurst yard

153 Caroline Elmhurst video

The 5-bedroom, 4 ½ bath Prairie-style home at 153 Caroline is on an oversized lot in a great location — close to East End Park and its pool. The home is bright and open, with hardwood floors throughout, a thoughtful layout, and a large kitchen that opens through a wall of windows to a beautifully ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 27, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Construction milestones positive news for 235 Van Buren

235 Van Buren

Easy access to public transportation and to the city’s expressway grid has been one of the attractions for buyers at 235 Van Buren in Chicago’s Loop. The prospect of a public park directly adjacent to the building has been another. Three components of the massive, multi-year project to rebuild Wacker Drive and Congress Parkway have ...

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Posted by sponsored post on July 18, 2012
ChicagoFar North

There’s real estate theory, and then there’s Uptown

918 W Ainslie Chicago

Five years ago we provided a sales update on 918-28 W Ainslie, a complete rehab of a vintage 38-unit courtyard in the Margate Park sub-neighborhood of Uptown. At the time, only one unit remained available for sale, a 1-bedroom priced at $214,800. The building is on a tree-shrouded street that’s book-ended by the recently-revamped Buttercup ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 16, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

An updated look at Wacker Gateway Park

235 Van Buren video

A few days ago the multi-year reconstruction of Congress Parkway and Wacker Drive passed a major milestone with the opening of all lanes on Congress to traffic. When the project is completed later this year there will be three acres of new parkland flanking Congress, which is the major artery into the Loop from the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 22, 2012
ChicagoSouth Side

Historic Del Prado offers renovated Hyde Park apartments

Del Prado Apartments Chicago

The Del Prado, built in 1918, is one of a group of distinctive buildings that mark the gateway from Lake Shore Drive into Hyde Park in Chicago. The buildings comprise a National Register of Historic Places district fronting Harold Washington Park. The interior and exterior of the Del Prado have been renovated, and the building ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 30, 2012
ChicagoWest / Southwest

A one-of-a-kind contemporary home on Smith Park

2550 W Huron video

The 4,000 square foot, 4-5 bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 2550 W Huron St faces south on Smith Park. The sprawling first floor is open from front to back, punctuated by an open, floating stainless steel staircase. The second-floor master suite is unlike anything you’ve seen. The large master bedroom has natural woods and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 11, 2012
North ShoreLake Forest

Strategic defaults and walk-aways in Lake Forest

Wilmette sailing beach

Times are apparently tough in Lake Forest – for boat owners. According to a recent article at Lake Forest Patch, there are currently 19 sailboats on the beach storage rack at Forest Park Beach, and none of them have paid their 2010 fees. Some of the boats may have been abandoned by their owners.

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 22, 2011