And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.
[photo by Nicholas James for Curbed Chicago]
RIVER NORTH—This week, Curbed Chicago took a tour of the posh headquarters of high-end menswear company Trunk Club. The office is outfitted with vintage furniture, a roof top deck and a 40 foot bar where personal stylists and clients can have a drink while discussing the finer things in life.
WRIGLEYVILLE—The Cubs want to create a public outdoor space for live events and concerts. Complete with a new mascot, beer sales, and a new outdoor venue, Wrigleyville is poised to become a miniature Cubs fan version of Disney World.
STREETERVILLE— The Chicago Spire development has gained some much needed momentum in the last couple of weeks, and the would be, might-possibly-still-could-be skyscraper is expected to come out of bankruptcy this summer. The supertall skyscraper hasn't quite had a Cinderella story, as the project has gone through multiple name, design and ownership changes since it was conceived in 2005.
LAKE FOREST— Screenwriter, director, producer and film auteur John Hughes' former home in Lake Forest is back up for sale. Originally listed in 2011 at $5.89 million, the home goes back up with a sizable $1.6 million price chop and is currently seeking $4.295 million.