In one week's time Chicago will host the world’s best sailors and fastest fleet of boats as the America’s Cup World Series takes to Lake Michigan. The Windy City has been billed as the event's ideal venue.
Less than a block from the Irving Park Brown Line, this handsome 1907 brick firehouse has been transformed into a truly unique single family home. Just behind its functional and original red firehouse doors is a large space perfect for entertaining.
Now open for business, a high level of detail can be found in nearly every aspect of the new hotel which spans the recently renovated 1923 London Guarantee & Accident Building and a new glassy addition.
Long considered "the journalist’s bible," the Associated Press Stylebook issued an update yesterday to settle an important and controversial issue facing Chicago and the nation at large: the correct spelling of the Windy City’s network of trains.
Oakbrook-based McDonald’s is close to finalizing a deal to move its corporate headquarters to the West Loop’s Fulton Market District at the site of Oprah’s old Harpo Studio campus, according to a Wednesday report in Crain’s Chicago Business.
Under the proposal, the buildings at 2448 and 2462 North Lincoln Avenue would be demolished and replaced with two four story mixed use structures designed by Piekarz Associates. They will offer a combined 31 apartments and ground floor retail.
Purchased by a Chicago-based real estate development firm in 2014, the property at 615 N. Wabash was cleared of a four-story 1874 office building last year and was marketed exclusively as a two-story retail opportunity.
While rumors may be circulating as to what shall become of the site, property owner Related Midwest has not yet released any formal plans. In the meantime, the development firm has opted to hide a portion of the site behind a new landscaped berm.
While Chicago's lakefront abruptly ends at Hollywood Beach, an Edgewater community group is advocating an ambitious scheme to extend the shore northward to Deven — creating new beaches, trails, and parkland in the process.
While Lincoln Park recently bid adieu to Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews after just 18 months, the neighborhood can welcome his teammate Artem Anisimov to the area. The 28-year-old player purchased the home on May 18th.
The two blocks of Lincoln Avenue between Wrightwood and Fullerton are set to become a flurry of construction activity as work begins to demolish two separate job sites. Additionally, two mixed-use projects for the 2400 block have also been proposed.
While this Highland Park home may lack a glassy detached garage of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the ravine-front property does feature a cantilevered dining room that surrounds its occupants with green foliage.
The new stop at 600 W. Chicago Avenue will connect to Ogilvie and Union train stations and the North Avenue stop which opened 2013. To celebrate the expansion, service to and from the Chicago Avenue dock is free for a limited time.
Recently released renderings via the Chicago Department of Planning and Development provide early clues of what some of the building improvements in the Gensler-designed office conversion may look like.
The old London Guarantee Building, a 22-story high-rise built during the gilded age of Chicago, has been reborn as the LondonHouse hotel—a new 452-key hotel that features one of the greatest rooftop deck spaces in the city.
For all of its trendiness, Chicago's Wicker Park is still rich with classic options for luxury buyers with more vintage tastes. Take, for example, this spacious 1891 brick and stone Victorian located on W. Caton Street.
The planned 90,000-square-foot meeting complex features narrow 165-foot tower and will make a bold, modern statement along the Midway Plaisance at the southeast corner of Woodlawn Avenue and 60th Street.