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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.
[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.