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New construction

New construction projects in Chicago since Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Appreciating apartment properties

Apartment properties with the greatest appreciation from 2017 to 2018

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Three of Chicago’s reused fire stations are in Edgewater
by Steven Vance

Three reused firehouses in the City of Chicago — all formerly owned by the Chicago Fire Department — were open to the public for Open House Chicago this weekend in Edgewater. OHC is a program produced by the Chicago Architecture Center, and its thousands of volunteers, since 2011.

All three were built in different years, but share at least one major trait: They could only hold one fire engine indoors.

Photos of Firehouse Chicago, including the downstairs event room and the side yard and patio. (1545 W Rosemont Ave)Firehouse Chicago (the oldest of the three, built in 1906) has been converted to an events venue on the main floor and in the beautiful patio and side...

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New construction permits pulled in Chicago in the last 2 months since Friday, August 17th, 2018

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