Posts tagged "Oprah Winfrey"

Four rentals, including Oprah's, at East LSD co-op

There’s been quite a bit of media buzz about Oprah Winfrey’s co-op at 199 East Lake Shore Drive being offered for rent at $15,000 a month. Curbed and the Tribune, among other sources, have weighed in on the topic. We typically shun celebrity stories, preferring to link them on our Chicago real estate news page,... Read more »

Did Oprah really make the West Loop happen?

Yesterday’s Chicago Tribune has an article attributing much of the success of Chicago’s West Loop to Oprah Winfrey and her Harpo Studios. A more accurate take is that Oprah had little, if anything to do with the neighborhood’s rise. The Harpo Studios site hosted TV and movie productions, and drew regular crowds, long before Ms... Read more »