Tag: West suburbs

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Video – tour new apartments in Oak Park’s vibrant downtown

Video – tour new apartments in Oak Park’s vibrant downtown

Vantage is Oak Park's newest apartment tower and, at 21 stories, its tallest. The floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies at Vantage serve ...
See Oak Park’s newest apartments at Open House Chicago

See Oak Park’s newest apartments at Open House Chicago

Vantage is Oak Park's newest apartment tower and, at 21 stories, its tallest. The floor-to-ceiling windows and balconies at Vantage serve ...
A single-level custom home on a large Norridge lot

A single-level custom home on a large Norridge lot

4862 N Redwood was built in 2013 and boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and a 2-car garage. The home has a classic center-entrance layout entered th ...
High style at Clock Tower Pointe in Harwood Heights

High style at Clock Tower Pointe in Harwood Heights

This 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath condominium home at 4811 N Olcott in Harwood Heights will surprise and delight you the moment you enter. The home has ...
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 ...
A move-in condition Elmhurst ranch across from East End Park

A move-in condition Elmhurst ranch across from East End Park

The 3-bedroom, bath-and-a-half ranch at 191 Hampshire Ave in Elmhurst is on a wide lot on a block with mature trees. Directly across the stree ...
A resort-like yard with pool at an Elmhurst 6-bedroom home

A resort-like yard with pool at an Elmhurst 6-bedroom home

The 6-7 bedroom, 7-bath home at 570 S Prospect Ave boasts a private, resort-like yard unlike anything you'll see in Elmhurst. It has a full outdoo ...
Elmhurst home sales surge 39%

Elmhurst home sales surge 39%

Yesterday's email brought this Elmhurst market update from Coldwell Banker's Gracik Makinney Group: May property sales were up 39.2% over the s ...
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, a DesignSlinger photography primer

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, a DesignSlinger photography primer

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Oak Park represented a startling new departure when it opened in 1908. It has since been listed on the Nation ...
A light-filled modern home in tranquil Indian Head Park

A light-filled modern home in tranquil Indian Head Park

The modern home at 6435 Indianhead Trail in Indian Head Park is filled with surprises. It's no surprise that the corner lot and large windows o ...
A split-level Elmhurst home with a great deck and yard

A split-level Elmhurst home with a great deck and yard

The owners of the 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath split-level at 793 S Washington St have renovated the home over time to make it a warm and cozy environment. ...
Tour a new, all-masonry 6-bedroom in South Elmhurst

Tour a new, all-masonry 6-bedroom in South Elmhurst

The new 6-bedroom, 5-bath home at 903 Chatham Ave is just two blocks from Butterfield Park. The soaring, 2-story entry foyer sets the tone for ...
Tour an aggressively-priced 4-bedroom Elmhurst ranch

Tour an aggressively-priced 4-bedroom Elmhurst ranch

The 4-bedroom, 2 ½ bath ranch at 453 East Court is on a quiet street a block from the popular East End Park. The park has a new pool, ball diamond ...
An award-winning restoration of Griffin’s Emery House in Elmhurst

An award-winning restoration of Griffin’s Emery House in Elmhurst

The Emery House in Elmhurst, 281 S Arlington, was designed by Walter Burley Griffin for his friend and high school classmate, William H. Emery Jr. ...
More blood near the tracks in Forest Park

More blood near the tracks in Forest Park

Early last year we posted on the shocking decline in the value of townhomes at The Residences at The Grove in Forest Park. The Focus Development i ...
A chicken-friendly, fenced back yard in Elmhurst

A chicken-friendly, fenced back yard in Elmhurst

The 5-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home at 153 Caroline Ave in Elmhurst is on a 50 x 191.8 foot lot with a deep, fully-fenced back yard. The 10 year-old home ...
A Mies van der Rohe subdivision prototype in Elmhurst

A Mies van der Rohe subdivision prototype in Elmhurst

The Robert McCormick House in Elmhurst is one of only three single-family residences designed by Mies van der Rohe in the United States. Built in ...
A Nantucket-style home in Elmhurst’s Lincoln School district

A Nantucket-style home in Elmhurst’s Lincoln School district

This six-year old home has an open floor plan with a first-floor office off the living room, a generously sized kitchen that opens to the family r ...
A new cottage-style home in center-of-town Elmhurst

A new cottage-style home in center-of-town Elmhurst

Realtor Tom Makinney bills this as a "seaside traditional home with formal flair." The tastefully elaborate trim package, carried consistently fro ...
A lovingly-maintained Tudor in a convenient Elmhurst location

A lovingly-maintained Tudor in a convenient Elmhurst location

Elmhurst's many attractions include good public schools, a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly downtown, and great access to Chicago's expressway grid. ...
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