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Restoring the Del Prado, a Hyde Park classic

Video: Restoring the Del Prado in Hyde Park, Part 1

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. MAC Apartments is currently restoring the exterior and interior of the Del Prado, and will have studio to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 11, 2011
ChicagoSouth Side

The sun hasn’t set at Solstice on the Park

Solstice on the Park, Chicago

You’d think there’d be little interest in continuing to market a high-rise that doesn’t exist, and in most cases, there isn’t. The sales centers and listings for unbuilt high-rise projects have all but disappeared. Antheus Capital and @properties are willing to ride things out in Hyde Park, though. @properties is still listing units at Solstice ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on November 1, 2010
News & trendsArchitecture & design

Aqua, Optima, 235 Van Buren architects recognized for Design Excellence

Aqua, Chicago

The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects will recognize three new condo towers in Chicago and Skokie at tonight’s 2010 Design Excellence Awards, Blair Kamin reports. Aqua, designed by Studio Gang Architects, and Optima Old Orchard Woods, designed by developer-architect David C. Hovey, will receive Honor Awards for Distinguished Buildings. 235 Van Buren, ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 29, 2010
ChicagoSouth Side

Rentals proposed for Hyde Park's Shoreland Hotel

The historic Shoreland Hotel at 5454 S South Shore Dr in Hyde Park could find new life as a 350-unit apartment building, according to the Sun-Times. Developer Antheus Capital has hired Jeanne Gang, designer of its proposed Solstice on the Park high-rise, to oversee the Shoreland’s interior work.

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Posted by Joseph Askins on February 19, 2010
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown smackdown: Your rental choices at Aqua and Streeter Place

Searching for a new apartment in the heart of downtown and close to the Lake and Michigan Avenue? Your two best options right now are at Aqua (above left) and Streeter Place (above right), the newest rental buildings on the New East Side and in Streeterville, respectively. How do their prices, unit sizes, and amenities ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on September 25, 2009