Chicago

The Luxurious Lifestyle of the Gold Coast

Located on the north side of downtown Chicago, the Gold Coast is one of the most premier neighborhoods in the downtown Chicago area. It touches the shore of Lake Michigan, providing its inhabitants with a magnificent view all year long. Residents of this historically affluent neighborhood enjoy a well-rounded culture with everything from mansions to …

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Neighborhood Spotlight: A Day in Avondale

Chicago is a city of neighborhoods – one where a huge city can feel as quaint and comfortable as a small town. Take Avondale for example, a neighborhood on the northwest side of the city that sits astride the Eden’s Expressway. With great dining, nightlife, family fun and cultural activities, Avondale is a great place to spend your time …

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Neighborhood Spotlight: Feasting Through Uptown

One of the city’s most eclectic and colorful neighborhoods, Uptown is a haven for culture. This lakeside nook is quieter and less expensive than it’s splashier neighbors such as Andersonville and Lakeview, but its dining scene is just as rich. From Argyle Street’s Vietnamese enclave to cute cafes and brunch spots, Uptown offers a delicious …

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Chicago Leads Home Price Gains in Key Index

July home prices across the nation continued to beat their monthly and year-ago comparisons but the rate of increase slowed, according to a widely watched barometer of the housing market.
The Chicago area led the nation in monthly gains, posting a 3.2 percent increase in prices in July, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, released Tuesday.