That’s Rather Awesome: Super Contemporary Home ‘RoscO2’ Coming to Roscoe Village

By AJ LaTrace Perhaps there isn’t a wave of super exciting design coming to new downtown highrises, however, one designer is bringing some ultra contemporary homes to the Chicago neighborhoods….

Fun with Urban Planning: The Most Mesmerizing Way To Measure Travel Time In Chicago

By AJ LaTrace A new interactive mobility mapping tool called Isoscope allows users to measure driving and walking distances in their city by day of the week and time of…

Parks & Rec: The 12 Essential Movies To See In The Parks This Summer

By AJ LaTrace [photos by Don Harder, Marco_Polo and Bob Segal ] It’s finally summer in Chicago, and we all know what that means: fireworks, festivals and movies in the…

NAR’s Existing Home Sales Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

By The KCM Crew   Source: Keeping Current, Matters!     

Development Update: Clark & Belmont Tower Sails Through Plan Commission Vote

By AJ LaTrace [This Hirsch Associates designed development is moving forward] The proposed eight story tower for the corner of Clark & Belmont has survived its final community meeting Wednesday…

Trumped Up: After a decade of sales,…

By AJ LaTrace After a decade of sales, only six condo units remain in the Trump International Hotel & Tower. The Donald began selling the tower’s 486 condo units back…

Development Update: West Loop Surface Lot Begins Transformation Into Tower Block

By AJ LaTrace Keep an eye out for construction crews at 601 West Jackson, as JeffJack Holdings has begun to transform a surface parking lot into a 15 story apartment…

Lifestyles of the Rich and Richer: Here Is Your First Look Inside Chicago’s Most Expensive Home

By AJ LaTrace At $18.75 million, this huge Lincoln Park estate has become Chicago’s most expensive single family home, and Curbed has the listing photos. The home, which will hit…

Get a Sweet Historic Renovation in Wrigleyville for $824,850

A compact three-bedroom row house on Alta Vista Terrace has a finished basement, roof deck, a lovely interior—and several offers after a short time on the market. Source: Chicago Magazine:…

On The Market: Large & Lovely Top Floor Vintage In Boystown For $749K

By AJ LaTrace This lovely four bedroom, three bathroom Lakeview home is one for the vintage lovers. It would certainly be a shame to gut the interior of this unit…

It Came From the Internet: This Infographic of Chicago Neighborhood Stereotypes Nailed It

By AJ LaTrace [“Typical” roommates in Chicago. Click image to enlarge.] Let’s face it, neighborhood stereotyping has always been a “thing” in Chicago, considering there are 77 unique nabes in…

Adventures In Interior Design: All Granite Everything In This Designer Owned Mag Mile Pad

By AJ LaTrace There’s something nice about being an interior designer – generally they own really kickass homes and aren’t afraid to tout it. This austere granite and wood strewn…