Posts tagged "Dennis Rodkin"
I stopped by the Ranch Triangle neighborhood in Lincoln Park on Wednesday to photograph 1703 N Dayton in preparation for a blog post. The home is currently listed for sale at $4.5 million. We’d previously written about the site three years ago when it was in foreclosure, along with other properties by developer Seth Harris.... Read more »
Chicago Magazine’s Dennis Rodkin recently visited a two-story penthouse on the Chicago River. The home has dramatic views from its sprawling outdoor terraces. The home, which is currently on the market for $3.35 million, was acquired a little over a year ago by a retired Microsoft executive for $2.85 million. We toured the penthouse, which... Read more »
Dennis Rodkin recently visited a Victorian home on the 2000 block of Seminary, in Lincoln Park‘s DePaul neighborhood, and recounted some of its early and more recent history: Built in 1861 as the farmhouse for a truck farm that delivered its produce into Chicago, the house still has several of its original elements. The ornate... Read more »
On rare occasions Chicago Magazine’s Dennis Rodkin does a video tour of home that I’ve already shot video at. Rodkin’s tour of a newly-built home at 1529 W Wolfram was just posted online. It’s embedded above, and you can read more about the home at his Deal Estate column. The home had been listed for... Read more »
A while back Chicago Magazine’s Dennis Rodkin announced that he would be doing more of his videos solo, unaccompanied by an agent or owner, and he’s followed that plan in a recent visit to a Benjamin Marshall classic. The 27-unit co-op building at 999 Lake Shore Drive was designed by Marshall, and was the first... Read more »
Windy City Live recently sat down for a video interview with Chicago Magazine real estate maven Dennis Rodkin to chat about the housing market and what $200K will buy in different parts of Chicagoland. Watch the video for some surprisingly good bargains in the city and in the suburbs.
You’ve probably experienced the dramatic spaces enabled by bowstring truss construction in a restaurant, garage or other commercial space. The trusses create large, open, maximally flexible space uninterrupted by columns or load-bearing walls. I’ve seen only a very few single-family homes created within bowstring truss buildings (they rarely have zoning that permits it). The home... Read more »