Archive for February 2011

Architecture and Politics: Chicago's Favorite Topics!

Chicago’s reputation as home of some of the best architecture in the world is well deserved.  One of my favorites, Benjamin Marshall, is being honored with a Black Tie event celebrating the 100th anniversary of his stunning buildings along East Lake Shore Drive.  The event will be on Friday night, March 4, at the Drake... Read more »

Mayor Daley and Arianna Huffington in the Same Week!

On Tuesday February 15 I was invited to the Economic Club of Chicago to hear an address by Mayor Daley.  The ECC is a great Chicago institution, and the current President of the ECC is a wonderful woman named Grace Barry.  It was good to see Mayor Daley so relaxed and upbeat.  He presented a... Read more »

Gathering with Chicago's Top Realtors, Trump Open House!

As a member of the Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) I receive a weekly report that often has interesting facts.  Here are a few:  • For every 1,000 homes sales there are 500 jobs added to the economy.• Housing accounts for more than 15% of the Gross Domestic Product.• Homeowners pay 80 to 90 percent of ALL federal... Read more »
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Hearts A Bluhm and Chicago Landmarks

With Valentine’s Day coming up I am hoping that many people will notice the beautifully decorated hearts that are going up around town!  There will be 100 heart sculptures, each one at five feet tall, going up all around the city.  They are coming to us in honor of “Hearts a Bluhm”, an awareness campaign... Read more »