Tag: chicago

Here’s to Chicago

What makes a neighborhood great? Everybody has a different answer depending on where you live. People who live just a few miles apart can have very different views of what’s special about their town. So to get a better look at some of the amazing neighborhoods out there we’re starting a new series of blog posts to feature these great places to live. This is inaugural post is from Andrea Geller with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chicago, IL who takes us on a quick tour through some of the amazing places to live along the infamous “L” in Chicago.

Two Coldwell Banker Homes for Sale Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

There are few architects as well known inAmericaas Frank Lloyd Wright, and “wrightfully” so! (Pun intended). Having designed structures like the famous Fallingwater home and the renownedGuggenheimMuseuminNew York City, Wright has been able to make his designs meld with both the city streets and natural wonders. Remarkably, two of our top agents have the famous Wright name attached to homes they are currently representing.

July 29 / 2011

If Al Gore and Gizmodo Built a House

If Al Gore and Gizmodo built a house, it would look a lot like a unique exhibit on display at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. In fact, Gizmodo played a significant role implementing some of the smart tech on display in this home of the future.

June 13 / 2011
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The Home Alone Home – I’m 6 Years Old All Over Again

At the risk of sounding like a movie nerd, I watch a LOT of movies…probably more than I care to admit without otherwise writing under an assumed name. I’m not entirely sure how many theatres I’ve been to or how many bad made for TV movies with Hulk Hogan I’ve watched at home on my [...]

May 05 / 2011

Best Sports Cities in America

If the forces of nature allowed me to choose a town based on solely on its sports rankings, my life would be filled with hot dog eating, three point shooting bliss – and I would choose a home right down the street from the stadium to make sure I never had to deal with traffic [...]

October 20 / 2010
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LeBron James, Where Will You Live?

As you know I usually write about sports and real estate which are both my passions. Today both converge with LeBron James announcing his decision…Cleveland, Miami, New York, New Jersey or Chicago. Well, LeBron, you like so many Americans are about to make a lifestyle decision that will impact your housing needs.

July 08 / 2010

Places Where St. Patrick’s Day is More than a Parade

What do Chicago, Boston and Savannah all have in common? They may be unique in their culture and history – but in March, they are also known as three of the best places in the U.S. to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. It can be debated for hours which town has the liveliest parade, friendliest pubs [...]

March 17 / 2010