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   2014 Market Report - Crane Building, 888 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL   The Crane Building is a boutique condo building overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago. The 12-story high-rise was built in 1912 by the Crane plumbing and heating supply company. Cr...
01/26/2015
Franklin Building, 720 S.  Dearborn, Chicago, IL-2014 Market Report             One of the first things you notice about The New Franklin Building, 720 S. Dearborn, is the colorful mosaics embedded into the front façade. This former South Loop printing facility stands 14 stories tall.  The buildi...
01/25/2015
 Transportation Building, 600 S.  Dearborn, Chicago, IL-2014 Market Report       Located in Chicago's South Loop, at 600 S. Dearborn, The Transportation Building is the tallest building within Chicago's historic Printers Row neighborhood. The 22-story high-rise was constructed in 1911 as office s...
01/24/2015
  A trip to Chicago should definitely include a visit to Chicago's premier lakefront attraction, Navy Pier.  Located in the heart of Streeterville, just blocks from The Magnificent Mile shopping district, Navy Pier has indoor and outdoor activities for all ages.    Navy Pier opened in 1916 and h...
01/21/2015
So far the winter of 2014-2015 has not been a repeat of last year's excessive snow-teeth chattering-never ending cold. That's great news for the many warm hearted Chicagoans who take part in the many winter events that support local and national charities. That includes the annual Chicago Polar ...
01/20/2015
  Awards season is in full swing.  Hopeful stars of stage and screen are dressed to the nines, acceptance speeches in hand.  When the judges are deciding which actor or actress will walk away with the coveted award, they'll most likely begin with the first impact of the performance--did they fee...
01/18/2015
    A visit to the Clarke House and Glessner House Museum is a walk back in time to before Chicago was a city.  In 1827, when Henry and Caroline Clarke moved from upstate New York, to what is now Chicago’s South Loop, the lakefront area was not desirable land on which to build.  It was very muddy...
01/17/2015
The Terraces Condominiums and Townhomes at 801 S. Plymouth Court, in Chicago’s South Loop, sits at the north entrance to Dearborn Park directly across the street from historic Dearborn Station.  The outdoor balconies on the north and south units of the condominium’s top floors, give the building...
01/16/2015
The weather wizards are predicting slightly warmer temperatures this weekend.  Not exactly shorts and flip-flops weather, but pleasant and a far cry from last week's frigid temperatures.  If last week's polar plunge gave you a case of cabin fever, a visit to the zoo may be just what the doctor or...
01/14/2015
  If you made resolutions for the New Year, how’s it going?  Did your resolutions involve improving your finances or losing weight?  Chance are they did since those are two of the most common resolutions.    Did you also make a resolution that this is the year that you’ll purchase a home or condo...
01/13/2015
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