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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...
OAK PARK— Frank Lloyd Wright's "experimental and transitional" George Furbeck House re-listed this week after a 13 month absence from the marketplace. It had to gather itself for a price hike of $150K, bringing the ask to $949K. The recently renovations saw critical improvements to the home's systems as well as a return to the traditional color scheme.
EVERYWHERE— Whale Week was a hoot! Made us feel like kids again... Here's the roundup of articles for those who missed out, or for those who are just really obsessed with things they can't have.
SOUTH LOOP— The South Loop has attracted yet another ambitious apartment proposal. Joining the several hundred units already in the pipeline is a 269-unit, 25-story plan by CMK Properties. The building would touch down at Wabash & 13th, but still has a construction loan (and public backing) to secure.
HYDE PARK— In other development news, a 267-unit apartment proposal is making waves at 53rd and Kimbark. U Chicago owns the site and may bankroll the deal, to be built by Mesa Development, in order to move toward its long-term goal of densifying residential and commercial uses along this primary corridor.