Tag: Web sites

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The courtyards of Rogers Park

The courtyards of Rogers Park

Larry Shure, a preservation planner with the City of Chicago, has begun a fascinating project cataloging and categorizing the courtyard buildings ...
How to keep up with Chicago real estate news

How to keep up with Chicago real estate news

Several times a day we scan the news feeds from 100s of local, regional and national news sources and flag the items that merit your attention on ...
A creative Ravenswood short-seller builds a Web site

A creative Ravenswood short-seller builds a Web site

One of our frequent visitors sent along a link to a Web site that he's built to promote the sale of his condo at Ravenswood Court, 4514 N Ashland ...

Quote of the day – Excuse Mark from this nonsense

A few commenters have chimed in at Curbed on its "Chicago's hottest brokers" contest, and they're not happy about what they see. Commenter untitled ...
Chicago’s best real estate news roundups

Chicago’s best real estate news roundups

Throughout the day, every day, YoChicago monitors feeds from 100s of local, regional and national blogs and news sites and flags and categorizes t ...

Airbnb – illegal short-term rentals galore

A current New York Times article focuses on owners who rent out their apartments – or one or more bedrooms – to strangers on a short-term basis. Ac ...
Humboldt Park, real estate sites and the real world

Humboldt Park, real estate sites and the real world

Real estate brokerage sites typically feature upbeat overviews of Chicago's neighborhoods. The articles often appear to have been authored on a lo ...

Chicago’s must-read real estate sites

YoChicago aggregates real estate and neighborhood news stories that are relevant to Chicagoans from 100s of local, regional and national news sources ...
Will the new Lakeshore East apartment tower block Aqua’s views?

Will the new Lakeshore East apartment tower block Aqua’s views?

If you want to stay current on news about Chicago high-rise developments, the SkyscraperCity High-rise Development News forum is a must-visit. Th ...
Easter open house warning

Easter open house warning

If you're planning to visit open houses on Easter Sunday, pay careful attention to the dates on open house listings. Several broker sites are s ...
Chicago photos that’ll blow you away

Chicago photos that’ll blow you away

Chick, Saul Bellow’s persona in Ravelstein, wonders whether death is the time when the pictures might stop, and suggests an answer: I wonder if ...

Quote of the day: the hate at CribChatter

Over at CribChatter, Sabrina speculates about the reasons for what commenters perceive as a recent increase in the number of hateful, racist and anti- ...

Are smaller lakefront condos headed for decline?

Recently, at sites where the wishful-thinkers don their blinkers and gather to blather about the future of Chicago’s lakefront market, there’s been a ...
Loft post was YoChicago’s most viewed

Loft post was YoChicago’s most viewed

Back in October of 2007, when then-editor Barry Pearce wondered whether loft condo design in recent developments was stylish or ‘super crappy’ he ...
Curbed Cup scandals, NY and Chicago editions

Curbed Cup scandals, NY and Chicago editions

Curbed New York discovered ballot-stuffing in its Curbed Cup matchup between Park Slope and Roosevelt Island. In Chicago, Uptown surpassed Ri ...
Toll Brothers, Glenview and CribChatter

Toll Brothers, Glenview and CribChatter

Google Analytics tells us that many of our readers also visit CribChatter, and many of their readers visit YoChicago. We have very different appro ...
Unfortunate headline of the day

Unfortunate headline of the day

From the Wall Street Journal. Housing project goes dark ...
Ravenswood and Montrose in Hyde Park?

Ravenswood and Montrose in Hyde Park?

Move.com recently rolled out a revamp of its rental search, and the site apparently has a few kinks to work out. Silver Clouds (sic) Apartments ...

The Curbed sensibility – That’s rather hideous

In general we’ve been thrilled with Curbed’s arrival in Chicago. In general. Some aspects of Curbed’s sensibility do not, to my way of thinking, tr ...

Welcome to a new YoChicago

Our new format, we hope, makes it easier for you to access YoChicago’s wealth of videos, photos and articles about Chicago homes, apartments and neigh ...
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