October 2011

Found 5 blog entries for October 2011.

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival! 

The holiday season around the Streeterville neighborhood and Chicago’s Magnificent Mile represents the ultimate urban winter-wonderland. Whether it’s the thousands of holiday shoppers bustling up and down Michigan Avenue, the snowy walkways lining our city or the ceremonious Magnificent Mile Lights Festival held annually along Chicago’s most celebrated thoroughfare, the holiday season is truly a special time for many Chicagoans. I know you’re probably thinking, “is it time to start thinking about the holidays already!?” But the answer to that question is a definitive “YES!” This year, the 20th Annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will take place on Saturday, November 19th from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Recognized as

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One Museum Park in Hot Water, Sales Office Closes

One Museum Park CondosA recent post by Joe Zekas at YoChicago is questioning the serious possibility that the bank may be taking possession of the highly touted Museum Park condo development located at 1211 S. Prairie Avenue in Chicago’s South Loop. Although Museum Campus has been rumored to be under water for some time now and in serious danger of bank repossession, the YoChicago blog also goes on to read that a local Realtor has confirmed the liklihood of foreclosure with Alderman Fioretti’s office. As the bank presumably takes over One Museum Park on November 1st, 1901 S. Calumet (Museum Park Place South) will also be included in the foreclosure suit, with 1629 S. Prairie (The Residences at 1600 Museum Park) not being

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Streeterville Residents to Embrace Foodease  

Foodease in Water Tower PlaceHave you ever been shopping at Streeterville’s Water Tower Place, went downstairs to Foodlife-the mall’s current food court, ate lunch and came away unsatisfied? Or maybe you thought the food was great at Foodlife, but would have preferred more restaurant choices? Well, now when shopping along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile or within the confines of Water Tower Place, consumers will now have triple the dining options as Foodease prepares to make its grand opening this week. The brand-new Foodease Market will have a similar concept to its food court neighbor, Foodlife, but offers a few other interesting perks. When entering, customers will actually grab a basket, instead of a tray, to accommodate a market-like

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Intriguing History @ 910 S. Michigan Ave

Recently, I wrote a blog about a new listing I obtained inside the historic South Loop building at 910 South Michigan Avenue. That particular condo, 910 S. Michigan Avenue #1201, was a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence with additional den space and tremendous updates that included custom track lighting and beautiful modifications to the custom-built fireplace. Now just a few weeks later, I’ve acquired a similar listing at the Michigan Avenue Lofts, only this time the condo number is 1401. 910 South Michigan Avenue #1401 is also a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo that boasts an unobstructed Grant park, Lake Michigan and Michigan ave view, a spacious, wide-open floor plan with an inviting large foyer and angles honey

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Ted's Top Chicago Real Estate Blog Sites

Chicago Real Estate blogsLiving in Chicago, one of the largest housing markets in the country, it’s sometimes easy to take for granted the high volume of resources Chicago homebuyers and real estate professionals have to research information on the current happenings in the real estate industry. Nowadays, it seems every Realtor or Broker in the business has a blog in which they can share their insights and thoughts about what’s going on in the world of Chicago real estate. Even a variety of new blog sites dedicated to reporting Chicago real estate news has become a popular way to get the latest scoop on the hottest new developments or listings to hit the market. And with so many avenues and websites to retrieve such vital real estate

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