CBRE Urban Photography Contest Now On
Jun02

CBRE Urban Photography Contest Now On

There are almost as many photographers in Chicago as there are sights to photograph.  So if you’re a shutterbug at heart, here’s a chance to prove your stuff. Global real estate giant CBRE is now accepting entries for this year’s urban photography contest. Of course, choosing a favorite photograph is like choosing a favorite child.  The good news is that you can enter up to 24 different photos. Chicago was not...

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North Shore Gets a New, Modern, Eco-Sensitive Beach Experience on Lake Michigan
Jun02

North Shore Gets a New, Modern, Eco-Sensitive Beach Experience on Lake Michigan

Summer is here, and one of the best things about living in the midwest is the fact that you’re never too far away from a lake, pond, stream, or other swimming hole.  The people of north suburban Highland Park will very soon have a brand new beach experience thanks to the town’s Park District and Woodhouse Tinucci Architects. Rosewood Beach opens this coming weekend after undergoing a major renovation.  Woodhouse Tinucci...

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Status Update: Three Arts Hardware
Jun02

Status Update: Three Arts Hardware

The transformation of the Three Arts Club Building (1300 North Dearborn Street) into a Restoration Hardware continues. Gold Coast Spy Eric sent in this picture showing progress on the 102-year-old building that is both a city and national historic landmark. We’ve received inquiries about this project from neighbors, and from people as far away as New York, who are all scratching their head about why Restoration Hardware would...

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