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Chicago Lofts For Sale

While Chicago lofts for sale have been a somewhat trendy housing option for quite some time, it seems the popularity of loft living continues to grow more and more with each passing year. From classic old warehouses to repurposed school buildings that were originally built in the early 1900s, there’s just something special about being able to call one of the dozens of stylish loft conversions found all over downtown Chicago home.

Above all, most home buyers looking for a loft condo love the aesthetic design of most Chicago loft conversions. Exposed brick walls, high timber or concrete ceilings, and huge industrial sized windows are just some of the appealing characteristics you’ll find associated with most authentic lofts for sale in Chicago, while

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600 N. Lake Shore Drive Condos For Sale

Offering an ideal lakefront location that’s close to all of Streeterville’s major attractions, it’s safe to say 600 N. Lake Shore Drive condos for sale are among the most highly sought-after in the entire downtown Chicago area. Developed by Belgraiva Group in 2008, 600 N. Lake Shore Drive houses 204 upscale condominium residences over its two individual towers, and if you’re looking for a location that’s all about pure, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, it doesn’t get any better than what many of the units here offer luxury condo buyers searching for the ultimate downtown Chicago home.

Despite inventory being low, many segments of the Streeterville real estate market have been hot lately, especially when it comes to luxury condos for sale on the

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1547 N. Dearborn, Chicago IL

For those in search of the utmost in luxury and opulence, 1547 N. Dearborn Parkway fits the bill.  This mega-mansion dates back to the early 1890’s, one of the most prized properties in all of Chicago’s pricey Gold Coast neighborhood.  It is also the most expensive home in the area.  Currently listed at $13,750,000, this incredible mansion includes just about every added feature a buyer could imagine, with plenty of historical tributes, as well. 
 
The 18,600 square foot home includes an impressive 12 bedrooms and 12-baths, along with a cherry-paneled library, conservatory and enough parking to hold at least eight vehicles.  There is also a beautifully adorned ballroom, along with seven wood-burning fireplaces located on the first floor alone.  With

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Lakefront Condos For Sale in the Gold Coast

Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood is known for its historic charm, world-class shopping and dining, and most of all—expensive real estate for sale. Among all the gorgeous brownstones and townhomes that line streets like Elm, Astor and Bellevue, the Gold Coast part of downtown Chicago is also home to some of the most luxurious lakefront condominiums you’ll find in the entire city.

It goes without saying that lakefront condos in the Gold Coast feature breathtaking, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan, but in addition to some of these ultra-impressive outlooks, these units also boasts some of the finest interior features one can imagine. From totally revamped kitchens and bathrooms to the ornate woodwork and finishes that exemplify the style and

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Larrabee Street Condos For Sale in River North

The River North real estate market is well-known for its impressive architecture and luxury condos that define this trendy part of downtown Chicago, and while high-end buildings like Trump Tower, The Montgomery, and the newly developed Ritz Carlton Residences seem to get a lot of attention among today’s luxury home buyers, one particular part of the River North neighborhood that’s somewhat underrated but still has a lot of value is a small stretch of Larrabee Street between Chicago Avenue and West Erie Street.   

Here, you’ll find three distinct condominium buildings—700 N. Larrabee, 720 N. Larrabee, and 758 N. Larrabee—that all offer a unique riverfront location, spacious and modern interiors, and spectacular river and city views that fully capture

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176 N Harbor (unit 176), CHICAGO

With over 3,500 sq ft this 4 bedroom + den / 3 1/2 bath home is simply perfect! From the stunning finishes, unbelievable design detail to the balcony overlooking the city & park, modern gas fireplace, & walnut floors, this condo/townhome has it all! Homeowners enjoy access to Aqua's Shore Club, including resort like pools & sundeck, top-of-the-line exercise facility, movie theatre, game room & more. 1 Garage space included.

Click here for full details.

 
 
       

  • MLS® #08687694
  • Price $2,495,000
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathrooms 4
  • Full Baths 3
  • Half Baths 1
  • Square Footage 3,584
  • Year Built 2009
Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Hardwood
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It's almost here! The 13th annual Taste of River North festival, a three-day, family-friendly entertainment, arts and food event that goes from Friday, July 18 to Sunday July 20 at A. Montgomery Ward Park (Kingsbury and Erie). This event is renowned for its food, world-class art as well as great music.

Some of the River North area's restaurants will be out giving demonstrations of health menu items. Some of these restaurants include Havana, Blackfinn Ameripub, Chopping Block, Pranzi, Kendall College and Enolo Wine Bar.

Kids will enjoy the Kids Zone where they can play on the playground, get their face painted, check out the amazing balloon artists and stilt walkers. The kids zone is open 12-6 pm Saturday and Sunday only.

Bands and artists on the

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The Montgomery Condo for sale Chicago

It's not often a penthouse unit comes along in a distinguished condo like the Montgomery. And this particular condo is stunning, with amazing views from River North's west side.

The unit itself boasts views of Lake Michigan as well as the city. The 65-foot wide wall of windows - which are 13.5 feet tall - ensures you are always able to look out and marvel at the fantastic view.

A highlight of this particular unit is the amazing 2,200 bottle wine cellar that's located just off the kitchen. If you're a wine lover or connoisseur, or would like to start collecting wines, this unit is as must-see.

There are two large bedrooms, along with three baths (2 full and one half), within this 2,660 sq. ft. unit that also includes a cozy fireplace for those

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Blackhawks Home on MarketMaybe he was hoping he would get traded back like Chris Versteeg, but former Chicago Blackhawks Defenseman Brian Campbell has put his Lincoln Park home on the market after being traded to the Florida Panthers in 2011.  Campbell was a key member of the Blackhawks in 2010 when he helped the team capture the Stanley Cup.

The Lincoln Park home is located at 1235 W. Belden near the DePaul University campus, purchased by Campbell in 2009 for $3 million, it is now on the market for $2,895,000.  The home has:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4.1 baths
  • 2 car attached garage
  • 6,000 square feet of living space
  • Fabulous Kitchen
  • Great Room with built-ins
  • Wine Cellar
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Much more....

Click here for more details on this beautiful home.

 

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Chicago condos for sale

Welcome to Terri McAuley's brand new web site! The name is the same, but Terri's new site is the most technologically advanced Chicago real estate website you can find, which means you will have an easier time searching for Chicago condos and Chicago luxury condos.

For one thing, when you're checking out Chicago real estate, you can Register here and save your home and condo searches, plus we'll send you updates with any new listings that fall under the specifications you're looking for in home or Chicago condo.

Terri's site also includes helpful tips for buyers and sellers, and she can help you with the all-important home staging, which is huge as homes that are properly staged can sell for up to $26,000 more than homes that are not. Staged homes

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