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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.

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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.

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