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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.
RIVER NORTH — The 3,436 square foot Gold Coast condo that Emmy Award-winning actor Kelsey Grammer rented for $15,000 per month while working on the television series Boss has been sold.
PULLMAN — Method, a maker of cleaning products, broke ground this week on its new $30 million manufacturing facility in Pullman, on the city's South Side and Curbed Chicago has the renderings of the new factory.
GOOSE ISLAND — A developer has recently purchased an old warehouse on Goose Island, and wants to convert the 285,000 square foot building into high tech office space adding more indication that the man-made island's rebirth as a high tech hub is well underway.
RIVER NORTH — The old Tokyo Hotel on Ohio Street in River North has just received a permit from the city to begin a major $5 million renovation and will reopen as a Freehand Hostel.