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Active condo conversion market in Chicago in 2005

Everyone's going condo. At least that was the big story for 2005. Last year, some 3,832 apartment units went condo in the downtown area, making it one [...]
Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

Tuesday, Tuesday, got the ugly building blues day

I'll always think of him as Charlie Trasher, and I'll never eat at his restaurant - even contemplating it gives me the trots. It's easy to see th [...]
New homes bring new meaning to mixed-use

New homes bring new meaning to mixed-use

Talk of a housing bubble has not deterred Chicago developers, who are on track to match last year's boom in new construction. Just when you thought [...]
Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday

Monday, Monday. Let's take a go around the Yo. Old Town Triangle: A Crilly wonderful block Lincoln Park: A Lincoln Park photo gallery Edgewater [...]
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

See dozens more in Yo Chicago's hot-off-the-Web-press Albany Park photo gallery. [...]
Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

Sunday, Sunday, the little bastards fun day

We confess. We did it. We stole today's tag line from the old Second City, which never got around to trademarking it. Winter days are perfect for [...]

Valentine Dinner Countdown Four

This is the fourth of a week's worth of suggestions on where to take your honey on Valentine's Day. We're talking dinner here. (And yes, I realize tha [...]
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

See dozens more in Yo Chicago's hot-off-the-Web-press Hyde Park photo gallery. [...]

A home expo in Edgewater

The Edgewater Beach Neighbors Association and North Community Bank are hosting a home expo next Saturday featuring 4 hours of free informative seminar [...]
Regatta sells out without selling out

Regatta sells out without selling out

If you're doing 50 miles an hour on the Drive, there are only about four seconds during which you can peer into Lakeshore East, the new residential [...]

Chicago's luxury rentals are a big hit

It seems that everywhere you turn these days there is a luxury rental building going up. First there was the conversion of The Bernadin, then came The [...]

Friday, Friday is why-oh-why-oh-why day

Why can't a bird eat an elephant? Why oh why oh why? Chicago's Planning Commission has signed off on a 245-unit development for an 8-acre site at 250 [...]
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

See dozens more in Yo Chicago's Near north side photo gallery. [...]

Chicago condo buyers must come out of the closet

If buyers can expect to see smaller condos on the Chicago market this year, because of increased construction costs and the like, how exactly will the [...]

Valentine Dinner Countdown Two

This is the second of a week's worth of suggestions on where to take your honey on Valentine's Day. We're talking dinner here. Suggestion: Bistro 110 [...]

The VOCAL activist preservationists love to hate

Dee Grant has become the activist that preservationists love to hate. Chicago Magazine raised her profile this month with a feature about Grant and he [...]

In Chicago, views don't come cheap

Highrise condos are getting more expensive and the downtown condos with the best views now come with a hefty price tag, we hear. If you want to be ab [...]
Thursday, Thursday, Yo's it could be worse day

Thursday, Thursday, Yo's it could be worse day

Yes, it can always be worse. $10,624,000 will get you 7,880 square feet of two-level penthouse at the Palmolive Building, but no help — no [...]
The daily Joeff

The daily Joeff

See more in the Ravenswood photo gallery. [...]
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