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Pedestrian activity, office occupancy in Loop ‘holding steady’

Pedestrian activity in the Loop during the last week of October was down 69 percent compared to the same week in 2019, but only seven percent from the week before.


Chicago home sales roared back in 3Q of 2020

Despite the COVID-19 plague, racial protests, downtown looting, and general political unrest, Chicago’s North Side housing market not only survived but thrived during the pandemic this summer.

Real Estate

Golden Triangle moving to West Town

After selling Asian and European antique furniture and artwork in River North for 27 years, The Golden Triangle is moving west.

River North

Chicago parties on despite bar/restaurant closings

While COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to soar, the city’s endless big-party nightlife scene still is rocking and rolling.

Real Estate

Pandemic inspires luxury restaurants to offer takeout

As the pandemic worsens in Chicago and the state mandates closure of inside dining, luxury restaurants are relying on takeout to stay in business. Some see it as a sign of viability of Chicago’s restaurants.

Hotels & Restaurants

Artists paint windows in Loop to spread cheer, heal city

Their canvases were storefront windows in the Loop and now seven Chicago artists hope their public art pieces will spread joy over the holidays.


Building-size mural honors Loop workers

A mural honoring the 370,000 people who work in the Loop has been installed along Ida B. Wells Drive.


One Bennett Park puts model home up for sale, asks $4.9 million

The custom-furnished three-bedroom condo unit on the 51st floor of One Bennett Park has vintage furniture and light fixtures, hand-painted wall coverings by Gucci and Phillip Jeffries, and original artwork.


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