Status Update: The Heisen House

One of the few magnificent old mansions remaining on Lake Shore Drive is being renovated. The Carl Constantine Heisen House (1250 North Lake Shore Drive) looks like it’s been gutted and workers are busy putting things back together. It’s really amazing that such a beautiful mansion remains at this location when so many of its contemporaries were knocked down so that skyscrapers could be built in their place. In fact, the...

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