Featuring the Newberry Library and Washington Square Park. Part 2 of 2.
Gold Coast offers a quiet but stately home both to affluent young families and established professionals alike since 1882, but that doesn’t mean the neighborhood is lacking in fun things to do!
Although many fields are still considered male-dominated, like technology, construction, and sports, women are still moving up the ranks and making their presence known in these industries.
One of the popular trends in home-building at the moment is transforming an outdoor area into an extension of a home’s living space.
Urbane Home has maintained a steady presence in the Chicago philanthropy scene. There are hundreds of organizations working to improve the lives of Chicagoans all over the city. Here are a few that Urbane Home has had the pleasure to work with, as well as a few...
In the early 1800s, Lincoln Park started out as a small cemetery on the northwestern boundary of Chicago proper. Since then, it has only continued to rise in popularity for Chicago residents looking for a home with a little more breathing room than downtown provides.
In 2006, the U.S. housing bubble affected over half of the country with housing prices peaking and then rapidly declining. Due to Chicago’s and Illinois’ longstanding budget issues and massive debt burdens, some have speculated that the slightest economic downturn could prove a devastating blow to the city’s revitalization.
When selling a home, it’s important to know and highlight the features potential buyers are interested in. Having this knowledge helps sell the house more quickly, often for a better offer than what the seller may otherwise receive. Here are some trends that are proven to do just that.
More than ever, the construction industry is looking to incorporate more environmentally-friendly practices into their projects. Climate change also presents a real issue that they seek to address. To provide a stronger, better home, here are some of the steps contractors are taking.
More than ever, women are breaking down barriers in what used to be or are still very much dominated by male employees. Even now, in 2018, women are in the minority when it comes to fields such as business, technology, and sports, though they are working hard to change that.