Tag: Parks

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Today’s deal – renovated River North / Gold Coast apartments

Today’s deal – renovated River North / Gold Coast apartments

Chestnut Place is at 850 N State, a location where the Gold Coast and River North intersect. Chestnut Place has new ownership and the common ar ...
The cloudy-day views from Chestnut Place apartments

The cloudy-day views from Chestnut Place apartments

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods. Chestnut Place has 1- and 2-bedroom apart ...
Gold Coast / River North apartments near three charming parks

Gold Coast / River North apartments near three charming parks

Chestnut Place, 850 N State St, is on the border of the Gold Coast and River North neighborhoods in a steps-to-everything location. Park space ...
Parks and more at new South Loop condos

Parks and more at new South Loop condos

Grant Park, Chicago's 319-acre "front yard," is a few short blocks from 1345 Wabash, the new condos under construction in the South Loop. The slop ...
Why the South Loop is a great place to call home

Why the South Loop is a great place to call home

Coldwell Banker's Nadine Ferrata has lived in the South Loop for more than 20 years and loves calling it her home. The South Loop has a wide va ...
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. ...
Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – parks, beaches

Chicago’s best Loop / New East Side apartments – parks, beaches

Chicago's Loop includes the area known as the New East Side, which in turn includes the Lakeshore East development. You'll find all of your major ...
Streeterville’s best apartments – Proximity to parks and beaches

Streeterville’s best apartments – Proximity to parks and beaches

The first posts in our series on the best Streeterville apartments spotlighted the buildings with the best views and most convenient access to gro ...
River North’s best apartment towers – parks and beaches

River North’s best apartment towers – parks and beaches

Earlier posts in our series on the best apartment towers in River North spotlighted the buildings with the best views, the most convenient grocery ...
A Grant Park makeover near General Logan’s statue

A Grant Park makeover near General Logan’s statue

The stretch of Grant Park south of the Art Institute doesn't attract the crowds that flock to Millennium Park and the other attractions at its nor ...
A particularly poopy park

A particularly poopy park

Montgomery Ward Park is just west of our River North offices, and I've visited there frequently. It's a popular spot in a park-poor neighborhood. ...
A hot pocket of new homes in Humboldt Park

A hot pocket of new homes in Humboldt Park

Despite the hot market, it's still a bit premature to be talking confidently about hot neighborhoods. And, however heated the market might become, it ...
River North roof decks

River North roof decks

River North doesn't lack for much in the way of urban amenities, but public park space is one area that many find to be scarce. There' ...
A like-new Nantucket-style home in center-of-town Elmhurst

A like-new Nantucket-style home in center-of-town Elmhurst

The 4-bedroom, 4-bath Nantucket-style home at 249 E St Charles Rd is in a convenient center-of-town Elmhurst location. This like-new, spacious ...
Is the West Loop the next hot neighborhood?

Is the West Loop the next hot neighborhood?

For years, the West Loop has been one of those neighborhoods that's always on the verge of becoming hot but never quite catches fire. The past ...
A video look at Portage Park

A video look at Portage Park

You may or may not have noticed that ABC 7 has cancelled 190 North. The last show will air on March 31, and it will be missed by Chicago neighborh ...
Jens Jensen, the Frank Lloyd Wright of landscape architecture

Jens Jensen, the Frank Lloyd Wright of landscape architecture

Many of you may have allowed Jens Jensen's 150th birthday to pass unnoticed in 2010. I know I did. And some of you may not know of Jens Jensen, an ...
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 ...
Columbus Park, an idealized prairie in Austin

Columbus Park, an idealized prairie in Austin

The Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side is home to one of the city's most beautiful parks. Columbus Park was conceived 100 years ago, a ...
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