Hyde Park and Kenwood Homes For Sale

Hyde Park Homes

The Hyde Park-Kenwood District, located on the South Side of Chicago, is notable for its architecture and diversity. Located on the Lake Michigan shore seven miles south of the Chicago Loop, this quaint, charming neighborhood is suffused with historic buildings and is home to the Museum of Science and Industry and The University of Chicago. Despite that Hyde Park has a large amount of property associated with the University, the historic district is mostly dotted with residential homes and buildings. Due to the … [Read more...]

New on the Market: A Luxury Condo in Lincoln Park Designed by a Renowned Architect

2550 N. Lakeview

Are you looking for a luxury condo in Lincoln Park? 2550 N. Lakeview Avenue is one building among Chicago’s collection of architectural beauties. It is aesthetically elegant, charming and inviting. New on the Market: A Luxury Condo in Lincoln Park Designed by a Renowned Architect Designed by the visionary architect Lucien Lagrange, 2550 N. Lakeview reflects the French architect’s beaux-arts design, an elegant European style. The Gardens of 2550, a 1.25-acre private park, was put together by landscape architect … [Read more...]

New Listings in the Gold Coast

Gold Coast View

Chicago’s Gold Coast is an extremely charismatic, affluent neighborhood just north of downtown along Lake Michigan. Very few can deny the charm of the Gold Coast as they stroll the streets lined with historic mansions, specialty boutiques and gorgeous views of the Lake. This popular neighborhood is conveniently located within walking distance of public transportation, highways, and downtown shopping. Let's look at new listings in the Gold Coast. and see the scope of amenities you can expect if you buy a property in … [Read more...]

Buying a Loft in Printers Row

The Manhattan Building 431 S. Dearborn

Printer’s Row has grown in popularity in recent years as a charming and tightly-woven yet artsy neighborhood. Even though it’s a fairly new residential area, it has a rich history going back to the late 19th Century when it was the heart of Chicago’s printing and publishing industry. All over Printer’s Row, you can find remnants of the printing businesses that used to be housed in many of the warehouses that are now luxury lofts. Some of the buildings are still called by their original publishing house names and … [Read more...]

Lake Shore Drive Homes For Sale

Lake Shore Drive Homes For Sale

Are you thinking of a Lake Shore Drive Home? Lake Shore Drive, also known as The Drive or LSD, is an expressway that runs along the shoreline of Lake Michigan for nearly 16 full miles. The sweeping freeway showcases the best of Chicago, running through as many as 15 neighborhoods from Hollywood Avenue in Edgewater to Jeffery Drive in Woodlawn. The neighborhoods in between include: Uptown, Buena Park, Lakeview East, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Streeterville, The Loop, Oakland, Kenwood and Hyde Park. There are many … [Read more...]

This Week’s Featured Luxury Condo at Ambassador West

Ambassador West Exterior

This week's featured condo is at the Ambassador West in Chicago's Gold Coast. We’ve got a great featured condo for all you house hunters out there this week that’s located in a building rife with historical intrigue. Located on the Near North Side, Ambassador West was built in 1918 and stood for 80 years as one of the world’s most famous hotels. In the late 50s, the Ambassador West was known for hosting lavish soirees with scads of famous people and social elites like Frank Sinatra, Angela Davis, Queen … [Read more...]

Highest Priced Condo Sales past 12 months

Palmolive 159 E. Walton Chicago Condo

This is that time of year when everyone looks at the previous years statistics. I always like to check out the highest priced sales in the Downtown Chicago Luxury market. The past 2 years the Chicago luxury condo sales have been on fire, especially buildings like the Trump Tower Chicago. The sales center actually closed in 2014, the remaining new unit is the $16,000,000 penthouse. Other new buildings have also seen a huge increase in sales such as Lincoln Park 2550 at 2550 Lakeview where 41 homes closed in 2014 … [Read more...]

The 5 Hottest Lofts For Sale in the West Loop

728 W. Jackson 1001-02 Staircase

The West Loop is very well known for loft properties. Industry to office space that has been repurposed for residential homes. We are highlighting the top 5 Loft listings here. If you are in the market to live in one of Chicago's hottest neighborhoods, in one of the hottest loft buildings, start your search here for a West Loop Loft. We are Chicago & West Loop loft experts. … [Read more...]

Chicago’s Historic Homes: The Cable Mansion

25 E. Erie

On the southwest corner of Wabash and Erie Streets in Streeterville stands a magnificent Richardsonian Romanesque–style home known as the Cable House. It was first built in 1886 by builders Cobb and Frost, who erected the home for then-socialite Ransom R. Cable. Mr. Cable was the president of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company. He began his career as a railroad conductor on what would become the Rock Island and Peoria (RI&P) Railroad. According to Rock Island Argus and Moline Dispatch, … [Read more...]

This Week’s Loft Selections in the Historic Printer’s Row

431 S. Dearborn #1503

The heart of Printer’s Row, near the South Loop between Congress and Polk along Dearborn, was the printing center of the Midwest beginning in 1885. Later, in the 1970’s, developers starting working on converting those huge printing warehouses into beautiful loft condos. Now it’s a modern, eclectic residential neighborhood with a wonderful mixture of historic architecture, museums, Arts schools, chic restaurants and quaint streets. Do you want to make your next home in this wonderful neighborhood? The loft spaces … [Read more...]