Tag: River North

Some West Loop History and Honoring Ashley Wheater!

There is so much excitement going on in the Chicago Real Estate market I hardly know where to begin, but it is hard to beat the West Loop for an amazing success story. I played a part, serving as lead broker in the early phase of the CA23 development, which was completed by the very... Read more »

Real Estate Action in Central Chicago and My Old School

I am seeing lots of Real Estate activity within a one or two mile radius of the Loop.  This includes River North, West Loop, north and west up to Noble Square and the curiously named East Village, east out to the New Eastside, and my own home area in the South Loop. I recently sold... 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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River North in the Fall and Couture and Cocktails for the Joffrey!

What a busy weekend!  River North was hopping for the first weekend in October.  How could you go wrong with the Antiques fair at the Merchandise Mart.  In some ways the Merchandise Mart is the ‘Grande Dame’ and anchor of River North, an area which continues to thrive.  Even as the attention is sometimes drawn... Read more »