Archive for January 2011

Buildings That Never Were!

I was in the Loop and saw that Loehmann’s in the Joffrey Tower is closing today.  It made me start to think about all of the businesses and buildings that might have been! Long before the Joffrey Tower was built there was another building that was to be built on that corner, namely a two... Read more »

Out with the Old, In with the New - the New Look of the Loop!

I am especially delighted with a listing I was recently given in the heart of the Loop.  The building is 208 W. Washington, which is the former Illinois Bell building.  The listing is on a floor where the building makes a setback, meaning that there is a great oversize outdoor space with room for cooking... 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 »

Special Chicago Doctors, Generous Families, and a Special Holiday Event

I have been fortunate to have built relationships with some very good doctors at some of Chicago’s eminent Hospitals.  Some were clients and some were folks I was fortunate to meet and become acquainted with outside of real estate.  A few to mention are Doctor Leventhal at Northwestern Memorial, Dr. David Deboer of Northern Illinois... Read more »