List Price: $779,000
The Property: Sixty years ago, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe changed the way Chicagoans—and people around the world—lived with his paired apartment towers at 860-880 Lake Shore Drive. Although they came after his Promontory Apartments in Hyde Park, their steel-and-glass muscularity made them the icons... Read more
I first met graphic designer Ana Boyer of Habit Goods at October’s Design Harvest, when she told me about a great new line of bags they were working on. Well, they're out... Read more
What to do on 12/31 and beyond: Not looking to blow half of your 2012 entertainment budget before the year officially begins? We've got five things to do this week not on December 31—plus five great New Year’s Eve options that won’t break the bank. Read more
With its farmhouse shape, Tony and Janet Lewandowski’s nearly finished new home in La Grange fits well among the traditionally styled homes on the block. But it differs from the old-timers in a significant way: designed to be miserly with natural resources, the house aims to be the first in La Grange to get LEED certification... Read more
And that’s a wrap people. Well, almost. Saturday marks the endgame scene for 2011. If you’re up for a night imbibing in the Viagra Triangle environs, heck, go for it. Our strategy? Get out of Dodge. Where to go? The Kingsley House Bed and Breakfast Inn in Fennville, Michigan, where the closest you’ll get to a mosh pit of beverage-fortified partiers marauding through a balloon drop is watching shooting stars from the inn’s wraparound front porch... Read more