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Ten East Delaware: What's selling?

Ten East Delaware: What's selling?

Early winter 2010 brought with it a few sales at Ten East Delaware, the new boutique high-rise at 10 E Delaware Pl in River North / Gold Coast / Near [...]
Just how affordable is affordable housing?

Just how affordable is affordable housing?

The city and developer Peter Holsten are set to build the next phase of Parkside of Old Town -- a mid-rise with 39 CHA homes, 53 homes for low-inco [...]
The two-bedroom / two-bath tango: five new downtown condos

The two-bedroom / two-bath tango: five new downtown condos

Ready for a little floor plan porn this morning? Here are five new two-bedroom / two-bath condos still for sale at some of downtown Chicago's newer h [...]
Lake Shore Drive, north from Lake Point Tower

Lake Shore Drive, north from Lake Point Tower

The second leg of our drive up Lake Shore Drive took us past Lake Point Tower and into Chicago's North Side, where the wall of high-rises lining the [...]
What we know: SoNo

What we know: SoNo

Google tells me that a lot of people come to Yo searching for info on SoNo. Smithfield's 27-story tower, located at 860 W Blackhawk St on the Near Nor [...]
Quote of the day: Elysian's troublesome top

Quote of the day: Elysian's troublesome top

Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin, on the Elysian: If all we do is laugh at traditionalism, rather than figuring out how to do it better, then t [...]
Construction checkup: Ritz-Carlton Residences

Construction checkup: Ritz-Carlton Residences

This was the scene at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Erie Street on Wednesday afternoon, where workers were clearly doing something with a crane [...]

Parkside's next phase gets the go-ahead

Now that the city has injected some TIF stimulus into the flagging Parkside of Old Town development at Division and Larrabee streets, Holsten Real Est [...]
SoNo at night

SoNo at night

Forgive the low quality of the photo above -- the only camera I had on hand last night was the one in my iPhone. Still, I think the image came out w [...]

Daley bails out Parkside of Old Town

The Daley administration has moved the goalposts for Parkside of Old Town's public subsidies in an attempt to keep the development afloat, Crain's r [...]
More video faves from 2009

More video faves from 2009

Here are three more of our most-viewed videos from 2009: A tour of Parkside of Old Town and Cabrini-Green Trump Tower, from the Chicago Riverwalk [...]
Rental snapshot: How much for a 2,000 square-foot home in the downtown market?

Rental snapshot: How much for a 2,000 square-foot home in the downtown market?

The number of downtown homes listed as rentals on the MLS fell again between Dec. 18 and 25, according to our weekly tally. A total of 1,760 condos we [...]

Elysian scraps its hotel condos

That's one way to reduce excess supply in the market. We've heard for months now that the developers of The Elysian, 11 E Walton St, were trying to d [...]
Construction checkup: Walton on the Park

Construction checkup: Walton on the Park

Up and up and up Walton on the Park goes...where it stops, somebody knows! I'll hazard a guess and say it has another three stories left in it, bas [...]
Web presence: SoNo, fo' sho!

Web presence: SoNo, fo' sho!

Once a week we'll check out the "Web presence" of one residential development, from Web sites for the building and its developer, architect, condo ass [...]
Construction checkup: Flair Tower

Construction checkup: Flair Tower

At the corner of Erie and Franklin Streets in River North, Flair Tower has nearly reached its final height of 289 feet. In the rendering, you can s [...]
Views from the Division Street bridge

Views from the Division Street bridge

As seen from the Division Street bridge, SoNo to the north and the Trump International Hotel & Tower each have an ethereal presence on the skyline. [...]
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