Tag: Downtown Loop

1 287 288 289 290 5780 / 5788 POSTS
Grand jury: Pure was a Ponzi scheme

Grand jury: Pure was a Ponzi scheme

Anyone who has followed the story of Pure over the past two years knows the building is anything but. Today, a federal grand jury indicted the dev [...]
1000 Lake Shore, Drive vs. Plaza: Similar addresses, different price points in the Gold Coast

1000 Lake Shore, Drive vs. Plaza: Similar addresses, different price points in the Gold Coast

So I'm casually browsing Gold Coast over a morning coffee, and I start to detect an unnaturally wild spread in pricing at one location: 1000 Nort [...]
Lease-up for downtown’s newest apartment buildings nears halfway point

Lease-up for downtown’s newest apartment buildings nears halfway point

Roughly half of the apartments in downtown's seven newest rental high-rises are now under lease, according to Appraisal Research Counselors' latest Do [...]
Promotions from the past: “The ideal home-in-town” at Sandburg Village

Promotions from the past: “The ideal home-in-town” at Sandburg Village

Last week we found a folder of promotional materials for Sandburg Village that surely date back to the late 1960s. Earlier today I scanned this list o [...]
Searching for stability in Chicago neighborhoods

Searching for stability in Chicago neighborhoods

Jeff Baird is a real estate valuation consultant based in Chicago. He founded Lakeshore Analytics to bring comprehensive, understandable housing d [...]

Could Waterview move ahead as an office tower?

Developer Mark Goodman may try to complete the unfinished Waterview Tower at 111 W Wacker Dr, not as a 90-story condo / hotel high-rise, but as a [...]
Sales update: 15 condos left at SoNo

Sales update: 15 condos left at SoNo

SoNo's closeout has begun. According to a new press release from @properties, the 15 condos still for sale in the 199-unit building, located at 860 W [...]
Kardas puts on an air show

Kardas puts on an air show

Our ace photographer Michael Kardas is currently at the VA hospital for a knee replacement. His take on it is “a new knee, a new me.” Or maybe he [...]
Rumor mill: New plans for Peshtigo site?

Rumor mill: New plans for Peshtigo site?

I'm not big on Realtor society gossip and luncheon recaps, so I normally skip over Agent X's "Agent About Town" writeups in Chicago Agent Magazine. Th [...]
Rent or buy a Pumpkin’s pad

Rent or buy a Pumpkin’s pad

Today is the greatest...time to buy! Despite all his rage, Billy Corgan's home is still...oh, forget it. The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has been tr [...]
Choice cuts: $6,000 to $310,000 off original prices at Walton on the Park

Choice cuts: $6,000 to $310,000 off original prices at Walton on the Park

Hat tip to CribChatter for discovering a new round of price cuts at Walton on the Park, 2 W Delaware Pl. The new prices, rolled out yesterday, are an [...]

Decision on Lexington Park Condominiums to be made in early 2011

Lexington Park Condominiums will stay empty through the beginning of the new year, as owner ST Residential comes to a decision on whether to market th [...]
October in review: Looking back at sales in the Downtown / Loop market

October in review: Looking back at sales in the Downtown / Loop market

Yesterday's news of a $5.25 million resale at the Palmolive Building (right) had me wondering what else sold in the downtown market this October. I pu [...]
Pups on parade

Pups on parade

Over the weekend Joe Z. posted some pics from a Halloween dog parade outside Alta at K Station in the Fulton River District. In case you missed the [...]
Mondial on the move

Mondial on the move

In the four months since @properties took over the marketing of Mondial, 910 W Huron St in River West, and cut prices on select condos by 10 to 30 per [...]
Halloween dog parade at K Station

Halloween dog parade at K Station

The shots in the slide show were taken this morning at a Halloween dog costume contest and parade at the park at K Station. The event was organi [...]
What Yelpers say about Presidential Towers

What Yelpers say about Presidential Towers

With 20 entries to its name, Presidential Towers, 555 W Madison St, is the second most reviewed development in the downtown area at Yelp. Why does it [...]
Loft living: Is this China Club short sale the coolest of the cool kids?

Loft living: Is this China Club short sale the coolest of the cool kids?

I don't know how Redfin's "popular new listings" list works (what Redfin considers "new," whether they're tracking individual listing views or somet [...]
A home-sized three-bedroom at The Regent in the Gold Coast

A home-sized three-bedroom at The Regent in the Gold Coast

This three-bedroom / three-bath condo at The Regent, 190 E Walton Pl, has the feel of a luxurious home, and the spacious rooms, master suite, and st [...]
Noble Street Lofts, then and now

Noble Street Lofts, then and now

"The 'Clybourn Corridor' of the 1990s will be Grand Avenue." - Developer Jack Berger, speaking to Charles Hayes of the Chicago Tribune in a Sept. 10 [...]
1 287 288 289 290 5780 / 5788 POSTS