Posts tagged "Oprah Winfrey"

Clients Who've Excelled at Winning Tonys, Emmys, ... and Mothering!

Just as the arrival of our Chicago tulips tells us that Spring is finally here, the resurgence in the Real Estate market tells us that we have come a long way since those challenging days in 2009 and 2010!  I have had four transactions in just one block of the South Loop in the last... Read more »

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 »

Real Estate and Baseball Bloom in the Spring!

Wow what a week it’s been!  I usually keep it light but there’s no shame in sharing that sometimes selling Real Estate can be disappointing.  I put my heart and soul into my work, and I was passionate about a recent land deal that ultimately failed to come together.  It was a large, unique parcel... Read more »
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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 »

Lots of Things to Be Thankful For!

One night some time ago I had the honor of attending a dinner with some successful Chicago women – one of whom was recently featured in a USA Today cover story.  If you haven’t heard of the Conservation Center feel free to take a look at their website at www.theconservationcenter.com .  The CEO, Heather Becker,... Read more »

Oprah Winfrey: An American Idol Fan - Just like Us!

Several years ago I was privileged to find a beautiful home for a person who was close to Oprah Winfrey.   It was a happy moment for my client, and the home was truly exquisite.  She had told Oprah about her new home and the time came when Oprah wanted to go through the home... Read more »
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