Archive for July 2011

Revisiting Chicago's RANCH Triangle Neighborhood!

I recently took on a listing at 1901 N. Dayton, located in the RANCH Triangle section of Lincoln Park, and I am having an even greater appreciation for the neighborhood in that part of Chicago. The RANCH gets its name from the boundaries, roughly from the Chicago River on the East to Halsted Street on... Read more »

The Magnificent Hancock Center and Bruce Graham - and the White Sox' Paul Konerko!

I recently took on a listing at the Hancock Center, and since I enjoy learning about the buildings I work with I wanted to share some interesting history on the building and the famous architect who designed it, Bruce Graham! Graham became famous as the leader of Chicago’s biggest architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill,... Read more »

Remembering a War Hero - My Father Marko

Over the years I have normally hosted a Fourth of July party over in Union Pier for my family but this year I was invited to see the other side of the coin and I’ll be staying with friends who live in Forest Beach, one of the last communities before you get to New Buffalo... Read more »