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And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate...
THE LOOP— Earlier this week, to great fanfare, Mayor Emanuel unveiled conceptual designs for a six-block extension of downtown's Riverwalk. The segment, organized by activity nodes, will stretch westward from State & Lake around to the South Branch. The unfunded plan has a projected cost of $100M.
KENWOOD— A pair of side-by-side Frank Lloyd Wright "bootleg" homes listed this week for $1.48M apiece. Built as Wright was skirting his contractual obligations to Adler & Sullivan, these 1892 houses are quite different from one another. Come see the variation and the genesis of Wright's Prairie trademarks.
GREEKTOWN— Don't fear the skyscraper curtain, it'll soon be a fact of life for Greektown and West Loop residents. A huge step in that direction took place a couple days ago when 46-story, 492-unit One South Halsted was approved by the city's zoning committee. Revisit the renderings and the debate at Curbed!
FLOSSMOOR— One of the best Keck + Keck residences we've ever laid eyes on hit the market in May in the South suburbs. Dennis Rodkin recently shot a video of the place, now asking $425K, and we followed suit with a photo gallery and listing summary. It deserves the attention.