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Updated 9 hours ago

New design for the development replacing Edgewater’s Woodruff Arcade?

...story development slated to replace Edgewater’s 1923 Woodruff Arcade at the southeast corner of Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue is apparently back with an updated design. The mixed-use project calls for 58 rental...

    New design for the development replacing Edgewater's Woodruff Arcade?
    A seven-story development slated to replace Edgewater's 1923 Woodruff Arcade at the southeast corner of Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue is apparently back with an updated design. The mixed-use project calls for 58 rental apartments above 9,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space and could be delivered by fall 2018, according to latest information commercial real estate brokerage firm Edgemark.
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37 hours ago

Pretty Colonial lists in Chicago’s Beverly community for $339K

10641 South Hamilton Avenue, Chicago IL [Estately]

    Pretty Colonial lists in Beverly for $339K
    Located in the heart of Chicago's South Side, the Beverly neighborhood is known for its large stock of reasonable single family homes with good sized yards. Take for example this cute brick colonial that listed for sale earlier today. The classic-looking home featuring three bedrooms, two acceptable looking full baths, a sun porch, and a large unfinished basement.
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38 hours ago

Striking church-to-dance-studio conversion project breaks cover in Lincoln Park

...dance studio enveloped in an angular glass and metal exoskeleton. The newly unveiled proposal for 1754 N. Clark Street calls for the historic 142-year-old church’s brick facade to be prominently incorporated...

    Striking church-to-dance-studio conversion project breaks cover in Lincoln Park
    Lincoln Park's former Hermon Baptist Church is poised to get a fresh lease on life as a modern dance studio enveloped in an angular glass and metal exoskeleton. The newly unveiled proposal for 1754 N. Clark Street calls for the historic 142-year-old church's brick facade to be prominently incorporated into an architecturally bold facility designed by Chicago's bKL Architecture.
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42 hours ago

New Chicago Architecture Center working toward 2018 opening

Located at 111 E. Wacker Drive, the 20,000-square-foot space will feature an interior designed by Chicago-based Adrian...

    New Chicago Architecture Center working toward 2018 opening
    Work on the Chicago Architecture Foundation's brand new Chicago Architecture Center is moving into high gear. Earlier this week, a $4.7 million construction permit was issued for the riverfront project which will eventually become CAF's new base of operations following the organization's 25 year stint in the old Railway Exchange Building.
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4 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

Chicago installs its 60th construction crane of 2017

...things—at the site of River North’s Renelle on the River condominium development at 403 N. Wabash...

...They include The Hayden West Loop condos, the Lakeview apartment complex and food hall at 3833 N. Broadway, and a River North condo project known as The Bentham...

    Chicago installs its 60th construction crane of 2017
    With the foot of downtown Chicago's high-rise boom still firmly planted on the gas, the Windy City reached a notable milestone today with the installation of its 60th construction crane of the year.
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  • I wonder if Chicago has extensive foreign real estate investment. So many communities have seen their rental costs escalate sharply because of it.

  • Good point.

2 days ago

Old-school Lincoln Park row house with historical details lists for $1M

2048 N. Dayton Street, Chicago IL [Estately]

    Charmingly old-school Lincoln Park row house wants $1M
    Offering the kind of character and old-school details that more expensive neighboring new constructions can only dream about, this charming 19th century Lincoln Park row house is perhaps the anti-McMansion. Featuring a long, almost shotgun-like layout, the structure dates back to 1890 and features three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a bright and attractive second floor library.
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2 days ago

Planned apartment conversion for Consumers & Century buildings adds more units

If approved, the rental development at 202-220 S. State will be more dense than previously reported

...a growing number of downtown office-to-apartments projects like the Insurance Center Building at 330 S. Wells, the Hartman Building at 30 E. Adams, the Plymouth Building at 417 S. Dearborn, and...

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...apartments projects like the Insurance Center Building at 330 S. Wells, the Hartman Building at 30 E. Adams, the Plymouth Building at 417 S. Dearborn, and the Johnson Publishing Building at 200 S...

...at 330 S. Wells, the Hartman Building at 30 E. Adams, the Plymouth Building at 417 S. Dearborn, and the Johnson Publishing Building at 200 S. Michigan...

...E. Adams, the Plymouth Building at 417 S. Dearborn, and the Johnson Publishing Building at 200 S. Michigan...

    Proposed State Street office-to-apartments conversion gets more dense
    A plan to convert a pair of long-empty historic Chicago Loop office buildings into rental apartments is looking to move forward with a higher number of units than previously reported. According to a zoning application recently filed with the City of Chicago, the proposed redevelopment of 202-220 S.
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2 days ago

Washington Park artist residences ready to move forward

...neighborhood. Designed by Chicago-based JGMA, the translucent, multi-colored project at the corner of South Michigan Avenue and Garfield Boulevard has landed its first construction permit. Dubbed the KLEO Life Center, the mixed-use development...

New construction permit at 5504 S. Michigan Avenue [Chicago Cityscape]

    Funky Washington Park artist housing project move forward
    An unorthodox-looking four-story affordable housing development is ready to break ground in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood. Designed by Chicago-based JGMA, the translucent, multi-colored project at the corner of South Michigan Avenue and Garfield Boulevard has landed its first construction permit.
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3 days ago

Condo-to-apartment deconversion in Lakeview ready to welcome first renters

The remodeled high-rise at 420 W. Belmont is move-in ready

    Condo-to-apartment deconversion in Lakeview ready to welcome first renters
    With apartments continuing to hold steady as the most lucrative sector of Chicago's real estate market, the complicated process of "deconverting" existing condominiums into freshly refurbished rental units is gaining popularity. One such project in the Lakeview neighborhood is ready to start welcoming its first tenants. Situated at 420 W.
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3 days ago

Massive lakefront mansion in Wilmette sells for $7.5M

...million less than what its current owners paid in 2008. The gated stone mansion at 15 Linden includes five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a home theater, sauna, elevator, private boat launch, and a...

    Massive lakefront mansion in Wilmette fetches $7.5M
    After nearly two and half years on the market, a lakefront estate in Wilmette has sold for $7.5 million-$1.5 million less than what its current owners paid in 2008. The gated stone mansion at 15 Linden includes five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a home theater, sauna, elevator, private boat launch, and a sprawling one-acre lawn.
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3 days ago

Evanston City Council approves controversial apartment plan

After a fiery public debate, a mixed-use high-rise proposed for downtown Evanston cleared the local city council earlier this week. Slated for 1450 Sherman Avenue, the 16-story rental project was approved by a narrow 5-4 vote and drew outrage from its opponents, reported Evanston Now.

    Evanston council approves controversial high-rise
    After a fiery public debate, a mixed-use high-rise proposed for downtown Evanston cleared the local city council earlier this week. Slated for 1450 Sherman Avenue, the 16-story rental project was approved by a narrow 5-4 vote and drew outrage from its opponents, reported Evanston Now .
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4 days ago

Fire breaks out at Chicago’s famous Blommer chocolate factory

...poured out of a rooftop chimney and spread to a nearby cooling tower at the 600 W. Kinzie facility, triggering a box alarm around roughly 1:50 p.m...

    Fire breaks out at Chicago's famous Blommer chocolate factory
    Instead of delicious cocoa, Chicagoans caught a strong whiff of smoke emanating from the Fulton River District's famous Blommer Chocolate Company as the building caught fire this afternoon. Visible flames poured out of a rooftop chimney and spread to a nearby cooling tower at the 600 W.
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4 days ago

Preservationists seek landmark protection for Emmett Till’s Chicago home

...protected as early as next year. Sold and renovated in recent years, the building at 6427 S. St. Lawrence Avenue is currently occupied by renters. Its owner tells the Chicago Tribune that he was unaware...

    Preservationists seek landmark protection for Emmett Till's childhood home
    An old brick two-flat once inhabited by posthumous civil rights icon Emmett Till deserves official landmark status, argues Chicago preservationists. While perhaps not architecturally remarkable, the Woodlawn structure was the home of Emmett and his mother Mamie Till Mobley when the 14 year old African-American was lynched while visiting family in Mississippi in 1955.
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4 days ago

Two-bedroom condo in Lakeview with harbor views lists for $279K

The relatively attainable home is perched on the 10th floor of the 3410 N. Lake Shore Drive condominiums, an International-style tower designed by L. R. Solomon & Associates in 1955. The brightly...

    Own this bright condo with Lake Michigan views for $279K
    It's said that the only guaranteed views in Chicago are eastern exposures along Lake Shore Drive. As a result, these kinds of premium properties typically command equally premium prices. This, however, does not appear to be the case with this recently listed two-bedroom, two-bathroom Lakeview residence overlooking Belmont Harbor and Lake Michigan.
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