June 2014

Found 4 blog entries for June 2014.

While downtown Chicago is home to many spectacular condos, there are a few that stand out from the rest. One of these properties is our real estate firm's latest listing in Chicago's coveted Streeterville neighborhood, at 600 North Fairbanks Court (#1705).

The views from the master bedroom at 600 North Fairbanks in Chicago.

With two bedrooms and two bathrooms and situated on the 17th floor of the popular high rise located at the intersection of Fairbanks Court and Ontario Street just east of Michigan Avenue, this condo has all the upgrades - it is a true contemporary masterpiece. The kitchen is is complete with stainless steel fixtures and a brick tile backsplash, the bathrooms have floating sinks/vanities, and the closets have customized

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Chicago is known as one of the world's greatest food cities, and our real estate team definitely appreciates every aspect of the city's culinary scene. Here are some unique elements of dining in the Second City that new residents should definitely know about.

A classic Chicago dog.

1. Pan pizza - similar to the much heralded deep dish but with a caramelized crust and baked cheese on top. A little less rich but no less flavorful, this is what real Chicago natives tend to prefer.

2. The "Mother in Law" - a hot dog/tamale/chili combination that's unique to the south side of Chicago. If you like that, try the Gym Shoe, which uses gyro meat (a nod to the area's Greek immigrants) instead.

3.Italian Beef - perhaps the world's messiest sandwich,

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One of the many wonderful aspects of living in Chicago is the wide variety of live shows, concerts, and theater options. From the Second City improv theater, Broadway in Chicago, the Chicago Opera House, and all of the many smaller venues in addition to the sheer number of places to see live music, the Windy City might be one of America's best places to see any kind of live performance.

The Cadillac Palace - one of the city's best venues.

Second City and Improv Comedy - Often considered the birthplace of modern comedy, the Second City Improv club and the number of other improv comedy spots in Chicago mean that you can find a great place to enjoy some drinks and have a laugh any night of the week.

Chicago Theater District - Chicago's theaters

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It's time to go beyond the stereotypes. Chicago has many wonderful idiosyncrasies that newcomers simply aren't aware of until they live there for a while. Here are eight things newly minted Chicagoans should definitely know as soon as they move here:

A view of Chicago from above.

So our Chicago real estate team has put together a list of the many unique aspects of Chicago that newcomers should definitely - it's the inside scoop from the city's leading experts on things Windy City lifestyle and real estate. Several of these will be especially helpful to new residents of our downtown Chicago condos!

1. It is much cleaner than most large cities, especially compared to New York and LA.

2. The Pedway is your best friend in the winter if you

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