Posts tagged "Benjamin Marshall"

Real Estate Moves and the Falcon Has a Baby!

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 »

Big Week! Another Celebrity Home Hits the Real Estate Market!

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 »

Property Tax News and the Elegance of North Michigan Avenue

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 »
Advertisement:

The Residences on Lake Shore Park - The Pride of Pearson Street!

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 »

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 »

A Great Chicago Architect Gets SOme Well Deserved Recognition!

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 »
Advertisement: