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Vertical Green Hub' Planned; Smart Home Opens; More!

And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.


LAKEVIEW—A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday for Unity Green at Gill Park, an ambitious proposal to redevelop the North Side park into a "vertical green hub."

HYDE PARK—With some key contributions from the Andersonville antique shop Sprout and tech blog Gizmodo, the Museum of Science & Industry's Smart Home Green+Wired exhibit is open again, and it's looking prefabulous. Curbed has photos.

SUBURBS—By our count, there are currently five Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes on the market in the Chicago suburbs; almost all of them have been on the market for over a year, and the price has been reduced on most of them.

DOUGLAS—April is almost in the books, and you know what that means: Time to break out the grill and start planning those rooftop soirees. Before you do, take a look at these five jaw-dropping terraces that you probably can't afford.