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Gold Coast Rendering Reveal; Old Colony Building Apartment Conversion; More

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


GOLD COAST— The developer of Loyola's planned Quinlan School of Business and a 35-story rental tower at State & Chestnut brought some new details and renderings to the people this week. Curbed hit up the meeting for maximum effect. Come glimpse the likely designs for this very busy intersection.

THE LOOP— The Old Colony Building recently enjoyed a facelift, but it may soon be graduating to open heart surgery with the announcement that a developer wants to stick 204 apartments into the 17-story office structure. This on the heals of another conversion planned for the office tower atop the Oriental Theater. The Loop's skyline might not be booming, but its population sure is.

HIGHLAND PARK— It sure ain't the PBR mansion, but aspiring tycoon of basketball Vinny Del Negro just unloaded his contempo Chicago home for $1.2M to an unnamed LLC. Since that's exactly what he paid for it in 2008, it suggests Del Negro's ex-employer, the Chicago Bulls, may have facilitated the whole thing from start to finish.

ANDERSONVILLE— An unimpeachable American Foursquare just hit the market in Andersonville for $1.15M. That'd be a hefty ask if not for the delicious custom interiors featuring abundant woodwork and an indoor "treehouse". You heard right, an in-home treehouse amenity. It's a first for Curbed Chicago.