Maureen Moran, of our Lincoln Park Halsted office, was recently featured on YoChicago in an article about her Ravenswood listing, located at 5003 North Ravenswood Avenue #1. To view the posting, please click on the following title, New vs nearly new on Ravenswood.
The end of July will be marked by two major festivals occurring this weekend. One of them is the 28th annual Taste of Lincoln Avenue, which stretches from Lincoln Avenue at Fullerton to Wrightwood Avenue. This festival will offer over 300 types of food vendors. In addition to the variety of food, there will also be five stages set up for 35 national and local bands set to perform. The line-ups include all kinds of music ranging from soul to pop to blues and rock. The other major festival taking place is the 39th annual Fiesta del Sol, which will be held in the Pilsen neighborhood. This festival is considered the biggest Latino fest in the Midwest. Fiesta del Sol will provide entertainment by having a car show, a DJ, arts and crafts, and much more. Unlike other street fairs, this festival is smoke and alcohol free. For more information regarding these festivals or any upcoming events in Chicago please visit here. For any information on real estate properties in these areas or if you wish to contact one of our agents please visit the Prudential Rubloff website.
Donna Iwamoto, of our Harbor Country office, was recently featured in the July 2011 edition of Chicago Agent Magazine in an article about the second home real estate market. To view the original article, please click here.
Tim Duquette & Christine Hancock‘s Water Tower Place listing, located at 180 E Pearson, unit 5706 was featured on ChicagoNow! This exquisite listing was designed by award-winning architect Stanley Tigerman in 1995. For more information, please click here.
Molly Davis, daughter of Susan Davis, of our Winnetka office, was one of the recipients of the PruKids Volunteer award this past year. After receiving the $1000 PruKids award, Molly continued her volunteer efforts using the money found a new Junior Board to support the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of Lollapalooza. The musical festival will be held in Grant Park August 5-7. Lollapalooza is considered one of the best summer music festivals across the country and attracts people of all ages. The festival began in 1991 and was revived in 2005 after a short hiatus. Chicago has hosted Lollapalooza since 2005 and has agreed to host the festival through 2018. Some of the artists performing this year include Eminem, Coldplay, Muse, Foo Fighters, Deadmau5 and many more. Last year Lollapalooza averaged 75,000 people per day. This year promoters are expecting those figures to increase! You can check ticket availability here . For information on real estate in Chicago or Chicagoland area please contacts one of our Prudential Rubloff agents at Rubloff.com.
The Ritz Carlton Residences, Chicago is scheduled to open at the end of 2011 after several years of construction. Located on the “Mag Mile,” the building will contain over 80 residential units ranging from one bedroom homes to luxurious penthouses. As the opening date draws near, the units are selling quickly with nearly 50% already sold. The Ritz Carlton Residences, Chicago will have all the amenities of a luxury hotel. The building’s first floor will contain various boutique stores, and the Residences will be provided a separate entrance to their homes. The club level will feature a fitness center, a billiard room, spa treatment rooms, as well as, a screening room. Ritz Carlton Residences, Chicago will be one of the premier places to live in our city. For more information vist Ritz Carlton Reisidences. If you are interested in scheduling a meeting or would like to visit the model unit at the sales center, please call 312.242.5980 or contact Rachel Bailey at email@example.com or Jane Shawkey at firstname.lastname@example.org .
On July 23rd & 24th, the annual Sheffield Garden Walk will begin with a bang marking its 43rd anniversary. The Garden Walk will be held at Webster & Sheffield in Lincoln Park.
Each year the “Summer’s Best Festival” features over 90 gardens open for self-guided tours in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The Sheffield Garden Walk has activities for the whole family including guided architectural tours, live entertainment, food and beverages, and even a Kids Corner with face painting and pony rides for the young ones. Additionally, the Sheffield Garden Walk hosts live music each day with this year’s headliners being Soul Asylum and Poi Dog Pondering. For more information regarding the Sheffield Garden Walk, please visit Sheffield Festivals.
Margaret Wilczek, of the Mag Mile office, has listed the 6,129 square foot Lincoln Park home where scenes from the 1993 Harrison Ford thriller The Fugitive were filmed. The four-story, five bedroom, five bath house features a second floor catwalk and indoor pool. To read the entire article, please click here.
Francesca Rose, of our Lincoln Park Clark office, was recently featured in the Chicago Tribune in an article about the former Chrysler CEO, Thomas W. LaSorda, buying a house in Lakeview, for which Francesca represented him. To view the original article, please click here.