Posts tagged "Benjamin Marshall"
You may have heard about the recent passing of Zaha Hadid, a world renowned architect famous for strikingly innovative designs and for breaking new ground for women in architecture. She was a Muslim, raised in Iraq and later establishing a large architectural firm in London, receiving the honor of being a Dame of the Order... Read more »
The last 30 days have been very busy (and interesting) times for the Chicago Real Estate Market! Let’s start with a ‘near-miss’ I had recently that still said good things about the market. As was reported in the news, Oprah Winfrey’s home at 199 E Lake Shore Drive, a beautiful Benjamin Marshall building as shown... Read more »
I had a Birthday last month and went to a friend’s home on the top floor of the Elysian/Waldorf Astoria. It had spectacular views from its full wrap-around windows, with unblocked views out to the westernmost edges of the Chicago Metro area. As we have all heard, celebrities such as Michael Jordan and Rosie O’Donnell... Read more »
I was recently honored by the Chicago Association of Realtors as a top seller for 2011. The ceremony will be held at The House of Blues on March 14, and I am gratified to have had the support of so many wonderful clients over the course of my years in Real Estate! The Chicago Association... Read more »
Before I write about some beautiful buildings along Pearson Street I wanted to share about a great charity that is working hard on behalf of hospitalized children and their families. The Ronald McDonald House charity of Northern Illinois has made great progress towards building the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world! It is at... Read more »
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 »
Benjamin Marshall may not be on the tip of every Chicagoan’s tongue when it comes to great hometown architects but when you stack him up against the more well known names he stands tall. This year is the 100th anniversary of one of Marshall’s greatest accomplishments. He designed 5 of the 8 buildings that line... Read more »