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Entrance and pretty view of the Chicago Women's Park and Gardens. Chicago's oldest house, built in 1836 and now a museum, sits here on 2.5 acres across the street from the Cacciatore home.   See the Image
Let's not hold back: That honey-colored leather is a showstopper. Note the brass riveting detail (on the chair, too). If you buy and decide on the furnished option, make sure you get to keep them…   See the Image
John Robert Wiltgen has an eye for this type of stately, regal scheme, as in the columns on the bath. It really feels like you're stepping out of a different time — when Chicago's wealthiest,…   See the Image
That's beautiful herringbone flooring, and it's laid throughout the home. Three things caught our eye in this vignette: a window seat, a fireplace and that Depression-era green tint to the dining…   See the Image
This gourmet chef kitchen has just about everything: Viking appliances, Sub-Zero fridge, a deck. We ask, can you ever have enough built-ins or counter space? Look at that amazing stove backsplash and…   See the Image
From this family room deck (left) you can take in Lake Michigan and Soldier's Field at sundown. Take in the high ceilings and the touch of minimalism amid the striped curtains (note the pillows) and…   See the Image
Here’s an incentive and some context: Remember when actor Vince Vaughn (Swingers, Wedding Crashers) made headlines with the highest-priced condo sale in Chicago history, buying three upper floors of…   Read the Article
How to unify contradictions? Here's a sample of ideas in this sitting room with black and white tiles, a neo-19th-century settee and ballooning striped ceiling and walls. An elegant, slightly…   See the Image
This candy-cane and frosted living room feels like a sweet, airy lounge. If you drive, the home has two parking spaces. But step out and roam this Streeterville location for Chicago foodie spots,…   See the Image