A century-old building in a historic neighborhood gets a state-of-the-art terrace with all the comforts of home—and plenty of reasons for friends to relax and stay awhile. Read more
Live it up— way up; Millennium Park, closer to home; The heat of the moment Read more
A lush penthouse retreat has the Merchandise Mart for a neighbor—and views that put urban life in perspective Read more
When Rick Bayless isn't overseeing things at his famed Frontera Grill, he's often making dinner for friends in his North Side back yard. Here, the chef—whose outdoor kitchen appears on his show, Mexico: One Plate at a Time, on PBS—talks about the joys of entertaining alfresco. Read more