A young person’s dive into the history of the once lucrative section and its humble future.
Also, the city recommends arriving three hours early if you’re flying out of O’Hare or Midway.
Keith Sadler’s Uptown one-bedroom holds a gallery’s worth of outsider art and other oddities.
North Center’s “mushroom house,” a 60s party pad by the designer of Playboy‘s headquarters
The Roaring 20s grandeur meets contemporary simplicity at the Edgewater Beach Apartments.
Interior designer Aleks Furman’s Bridgeport home was once an Elvis-themed bar and a notorious gang haunt.
The story behind a Wicker Park building full of “creepy wooden dolls with strings”
Kate Goshorn finds the light in her Humboldt Park garden apartment.
Nineteenth-century weirdness meets Hawaiian flair in Laura Moeller and Todd Hembrook’s Ukrainian Village apartment.
This week’s Chicagoan is Kayla Lane Freeman, new Chicagoan
Nathan Minnehan transformed a modest Rogers Park studio apartment into an imaginative, boat-like getaway.
A fountain room and a sprawling outdoor space (aka “partio”) shared with good friends is reason enough to stay in most nights.
Record label founders Bill and Lisa Roe have a home overflowing with records and antique toys.
Steve Krakow’s Humboldt Park apartment is teeming with records, comics, and an animatronic bear or two.
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