Category Archives: Local News

Preservation Watch: Mapping Chicago’s Freshly Minted National Historic Places

By AJ LaTrace, Curbed Chicago [A few of Chicago’s latest entries to the National Register of Historic Places] Illinois had over two dozen entries to the National Register of Historic…

Rumble At Wrigley: The Future Cubs Plaza Is Basically A Frat Bro Disney World

By AJ LaTrace [rendering via Chicago Cubs] Get ready sports fans, the proposed Cubs Plaza could be the city’s newest destination for outdoor music and live events. In an effort…

Preservation Watch: Cataloging The Historic Building Death Row In Chicago

By AJ LaTrace [photos by David Schalliol via Gapers Block] Chicago has a lot of old buildings that will soon be meeting the wrecking ball. Photographer David Schalliol, in coordination…

Chicago Mag: The Best Properties are Selling in the Blink of an Eye

Originally Posted March 6, 2013, at 9:45 a.m. By Dennis Rodkin After several years of homes sitting for sale on the market for what felt like an eternity, there’s been…

Roscoe Village & West Lincoln Park: Lathrop Homes Update

Update-Lathrop Homes Expansion, From Alderman Scott Waguespack: The Chicago Housing Authority has announced their intention to finalize a plan for the redevelopment of the Lathrop Homes public housing complex, located at…

5 Reasons You Should List Your House TODAY!

by THE KCM CREW on JANUARY 28, 2013 Many homeowners are waiting until the Spring ‘buying season’ to list their homes for sale. Here are five reasons why that might not make sense this year: 1.)…

What It Took to Get a Mortgage in 2012

What did it take to get a mortgage in 2012? Take a peak at the infographic from KCM! by THE KCM CREW on JANUARY 18, 2013

Why Are Pilsen and Bronzeville Redeveloping at Different Speeds?

Chicago’s Pilsen and Bronzeville neighborhoods have a lot in common. They are both near the Loop, have lots of public transportation, and, after decades of disinvestment, offer plenty of residential…

Annual WNA Schools Forum | Nov 5 | 5:30pm

Wrightwood Neighbors will be hosting their annual Schools Forum on November 5th at the New Life Church. The meeting will begin early at 5:30 to accommodate families with young children…

$15,000 FREE CASH for your new home purchase- This weekend!

If you are interested in purchasing a new home in Chicago, You might be eligible for up to $15,000 toward your down-payment! In Summary, you must: -make less than $63,700 per…

Griffith Parc: Blow Dry Boutique and Salon

Check out Lincoln Park’s hottest new salon, Griffith Parc (recently leased by yours truly)! Its an awesome space with three of Chicago’s best stylists. I personally love their signature $25…