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What’s up with shoddy maintenance at Piper’s Alley garage?

Is the deferred maintenance of the garage related to the rezoning of Piper’s Alley and the possible construction of high-rise towers that many believe do not belong in the neighborhood?

‘Manhattanization’ of Chicago underway as high-rises grow

Massive high-rise apartment projects are popping up – or are in the planning stages – on nearly every vacant lot. To raise tax dollars and stimulate affordable housing, Mayor Johnson is the all-powerful Oz pulling levers behind the curtain.

Elkhart Lake escape

You’ll relax, romp, and rejuvenate at this Wisconsin waterfront playground just three hours north of Chicago.

Chicago homeowners should study escalating tax bills

As property taxes rocket up, fueled by rising allocations for the Chicago Board of Education, reviewing your exemptions could reduce your tax bill by hundreds of dollars.

Court rules condo board breached fiduciary duty by not telling owners of rule change

In 2017, Pat Cohen lost a condo board election by one vote because a unit owner had not been told of new rules regarding units owned through a land trust. In 2019, she lost to a candidate who died on election day.

Legal betting big on Chicago appetites for New England seafood

With a month left before Legal Sea Foods opens its first restaurant in Chicago, construction is winding down on both levels of its space at Marina City.

North Side home sales still on a roller coaster ride

Resale home sales on Chicago’s North Side continued upward in May, while mortgage interest rates hovered near 7 percent.

78-foot-deep Spire ‘relic’ to be filled in by August

The 78-foot-deep cofferdam, drained of water and now enclosing the below-ground portion of 400 Lake Shore, will be filled in by August of this year, according to the developer of the 72-story residential tower under construction along the Chicago River.

Chicago’s first-time home buyers stuck in apartment jail

Would-be first-time home buyers are in a vice grip between ever higher apartment rents and mortgage interest rate creep.

35 East Wacker sold

Two Chicago-based real estate development and investment firms, The Prime Group and CRG, say their joint venture will ‘rejuvenate and preserve’ the landmarked building.