July 2019

There are 3 blog entries for July 2019.

With July halfway in the books and the month of August right around the corner, we thought now might be the perfect time to look ahead and see what's on the calendar for next month...

Lollapalooza- August 1-4

Grant Park

The fun kicks off at the top of the month with Lollapalooza in Grant Park. The four-day music festival brings in more than 100 bands and other live entertainment.

Chicago Air & Water Show- Aug 17-18

Near North Avenue Beach

Mid-month ushers in the annual Chicago Air & Water Show. The high-flying event includes military planes, parachute teams and more, plus it’s free! To get a great seat for all the action head to the waterfront around North Avenue Beach.

Chicago Triathlon- Aug 23-25

Monroe Harbor to Grant Park

The month of

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The site of an old Treasure Island grocery store in Lakeview could soon be redeveloped into hundreds of apartments. A developer wants to construct a large apartment complex where the former grocery store and a parking lot stand on North Broadway.

Dubbed Optima Lakeview, plans call for the contemporary glass building to stand eight stories high, and house nearly 250 apartment homes. Those apartments would include a mix of efficiency units, plus one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans.

The developer plans to add in ground level retail space, plus room for indoor parking and bicycles. Community amenities would also include a basketball court, game room, a pool deck and a fitness center. A rooftop deck is also part of the proposal.

The new development still

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Tribune Tower Condo ConversionBy now, chances are you’ve probably already heard about Chicago’s famed and historic Tribune Tower being converted over to residential use. But as developers push forward with the building’s complete overhaul, more details are being unveiled about the Windy City’s newest high-profile condo tower.  

According to Crain’s, a sales center for the Tribune Tower Residences is set to open in August and the lowest priced units will start at $700,000. Furthermore, the highest-priced condos inside the new Tribune Tower are expected to exceed $7 million. 

Also noted is that one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom floor plans will be offered to buyers, but a building breakdown in terms of how many of each layout will be available, and also each price point, is

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