Tag: Erie on the Park

A "Belle Epoque" Event at the Ragdale Gala and Preserving a Gem of a Park!

The beautiful grounds of the Ragdale Estate in Lake Forest will be the site of the Ragdale Gala on Saturday June 13.  The Gala supports Ragdale, an artistic environment located at the Ragdale Estate, where each year as many as 150 designers, architects, writers and other artists-in-residence enjoy a supportive workspace and freedom from distractions;... Read more »

The "Lagrange Legacy" in Chicago!

The Chicago skyline has received major contributions from the architect Lucien Lagrange over the years. Of course I am a little biased because of my relationship with him but the list of well known buildings goes on and on, with recent beauties like 2550 Lincoln Park and the Ritz Carlton Residences as well as older... Read more »

The Birth of West River North and the Legacy of Montgomery Ward

I recently had some successful business with units in the Montgomery Building at 500 W. Superior, former HQ of Montgomery Ward’s, which is part of the former Wards complex.  Being back there brought me back to the early 90’s and some early successes in my real estate career. The Wards complex first arose in 1907... Read more »
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