Category: General News

Steven Vance

Chicago street closures this weekend

It’s a busy weekend around the city, but before you hop in the car and head to the latest event, make sure you know about the following Chicago street closures: …

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Chris Phan

Does architectural tourism affect home prices?

Architectural tourism is increasingly popular across the country. But is it driving down home prices in iconic neighborhoods?

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Illinois sprinkler mandate defeated

Recent changes to the state Fire Marshal's role aimed to prevent unpopular Illinois sprinkler mandate from resurfacing.

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CB Charitable Foundation launches Million Dollar Milestone charity campaign

We are proud to support the work of the Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation and really excited about the Million Dollar Milestone campaign!

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Green Streetscape

Chicago is home to “America’s greenest street”

The Chicago Department of Transportation leads progress in environmentally sound technology, building the greenest street in America in Pilsen.

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Illinois: Leader in energy efficient buildings

Illinois has just been named the number one state for LEED-certified, energy efficient buildings. This is great news!

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Bloomingdale Trail

Western Avenue to close for Bloomingdale Trail upgrades this weekend

Expect traffic headaches this weekend as crews repair railroad bridges on Western Avenue that will become part of The Bloomingdale Trail.

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John Hancock Observatory to change name

This spring, the John Hancock observatory will get a new name and new tagline, but what about new admission prices?

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the urbanophile

Encouraging statistics from the latest National Housing Report

The numbers from the December 2013 National Housing Report indicate that the housing market continues to improve, almost to pre-recession levels. Is it time to think about selling or buying?

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