April 2017

Found 3 blog entries for April 2017.

One of the many struggles of living in a high rise apartment in Chicago is taking care of a furry companion, like a cat or dog. Not only is the limited access to greenery and open spaces a stressor on you, the owner, it can also cause anxiety for your pet. The reside360 team tracked down a local Chicago veterinarian, Jen Henderson, from Near North Animal Hospital to get the lowdown on best practices for the busy Chicagoan and their hairy babies.

Dogs

Kiss my Grass

If you’ve ever had a dog, or even just fostered one for a few days, you’re all too familiar with the little whine and scratch at the door in the middle of the night. Good ol’ Spot needs out and no he can’t hold it. When you live in a freestanding home, peeling yourself out of bed,

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Jamie Schachtel is a local Chicago interior designer who specializes in high rise décor. Her eye leans towards neutral colors with a mix-and-match of textures throughout a space. She believes each design should flow into the next area so that every room feels connected.    

When asked how accessorizing in a high rise is different from a freestanding home, Jamie replied, “In a high rise it’s all about the view. When decorating a new place I focus on the best approach to accentuate the stunning sights of Chicago.”

 

In Millennium Tower, on the 47th floor, Jamie, and her design partner, Danielle Yucht, did their magic. To allow the owners to eat up the hues of the city in the kitchen, she placed the dining room table in the corner where a person

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One of the many things people appreciate about visiting Chicago or living here is the preservation of our history and pride in the city. This includes the architecture. Chicago has one of the most recognizable skylines in the world; beyond the impressive steel and glass, the city is home to many old-timey homes that reflect Chicago’s history.

A recent study indicates that many of the older homes in areas like Lincoln Park and Lakeview are being advertised as “tear down” specials. The listings suggest the price for the home is basically paying for the lot and not the home. This hints to the investor that the home isn’t worth restoring and if they bought the spot they could tear down the home in favor of creating a new and state-of-the-art home

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