Tag Archives: condo
Open House: A new construction condo done right (and for sale!)

Open House: A new construction condo done right (and for sale!)

My friends Keith and Randy are selling their 2 bedroom, 2 bath Edgewater Beach condo, and if I were in the market for a lakefront condo, this would be my pick (but I’d want the furniture too). Sophisticated details such as the kitchen backsplash tiles, the mid-century pendant lights and a mod wallpaper accent wall […]

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Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Open House: Matt and Sue’s Radical Renegade Craft Condo (Hyde Park)

Today’s musical accompaniment is, what else?  Renegade by Chicago’s own Styx.  Click play on the YouTube player on the right-hand sidebar (if you dare). When Sue Daly started the Renegade Craft Festival in 2003, she had little idea the event, which was held in Wicker Park, would one day become a national mecca for the […]

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Live from New York

Live from New York

I’m midway through my eight day New York trip.  If you’ve been derelict in your reading, you may not know that I’m staying with Matt, a former Open House star and good friend since second grade.  Matt lives in a sweet condo on the tenth floor of a condo building in Gramercy Park (near the […]

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Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

Open House: Sean and Eric’s Edgewater Elegance

I first met Sean Cowan and Eric Silverstrim last summer when I happened upon their garage sale ad on Craig’s List. Attracted by the delicious Decoratus Absurdum image, I ran a short piece. After the (very successful) sale, the couple sent a terrific thank you email, we discovered we had a friend in common, the […]

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