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Tribune reporterFrank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, a pilgrimage site for architectural buffs, will get a face lift, thanks to a $10 million grant from a Chicago-based foundation. Wednesday’s announcement about the striking Oak Park structure comes as...
Special to the TribuneOprah Winfrey's Chicago real estate foibles continue. Almost two years ago, the talk-show queen signed off on her massively popular, Chicago-based national chatfest. Soon afterward, she closed her flagship Oprah Store, which was located at 1017 W....
Tags: Water Tower Place, Condos, Environmental Issues, Waste, Realty
On his first day in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel signed a series of executive orders banning political giving from lobbyists and contractors doing business with the city, part of his campaign pledge to move City Hall beyond the pay-to-play culture that...
Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
Dear Santa, Please bring me a buyer, flush with cash, and ready with preapproval letters. He or she should be willing to pay full asking price (or more), close quickly and without complication. Make my buyer easy to work with and free of unreasonable...
Chalk it up to high gas prices, new urbanism or a nostalgic longing for the downtowns of old, but many homebuyers want to be close to their favorite hangouts. Instead of spending gas and time driving into town, they want to live in town, near their...
Chicago Blackhawks right winger Marian Hossa has paid $2.35 million for a three-bedroom, 3,940-square-foot condo unit in a Streeterville high-rise. Last summer, the NHL veteran Hossa, 31, joined the Blackhawks when he signed a 12-year $62.8 million...
Tags: Contracts, Illinois, Marian Hossa, Family, Property
Special to the Chicago TribuneRetired Cubs star Ryne Sandberg sold his 2,500-square-foot, vintage co-op unit last week in Streeterville for $580,000. With the sale, Sandberg no longer owns any real estate in Chicago. With the exception of two years in the 1990s, he had owned...
Kay Alden Nelson's big break into daytime television sounds like a plot out of one of her soap opera scripts. "I was doing a dissertation for my Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on how daytime television serials can be used as mediators...
Chicago Tribune reporterAs home buyers, Nina Patel and Shari Hagedorn have strikingly different profiles. Patel, 25 and single, relocated from Boston last fall to work as a pharmacist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Hagedorn, 62 and a longtime Chicago suburbanite, is a...
RedEyeHip-hop and food are not strangers to each other--in fact the opulence and eccentricities of rap music has often lended itself well to cuisine. From Common's classic single, "The Food," to Kanye's classic snark, "What she order?/Fish filet," Chicago...
Tribune reporterTwo preservationist groups have dropped a lawsuit challenging the City of Chicago’s decision to deny landmark status to the old Prentice Women’s Hospital. Northwestern University plans to demolish the building in Chicago’s Streeterville...
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