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How to brave the brutal winter like a real Chicagoan

City resources to skillfully handle the cold season.

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Chicago’s 25 most expensive homes for sale right now

See the blockbuster houses and condos on the market.

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What’s changed at the iconic ‘Home Alone’ house 30 years later

Three decades after the John Hughes movie, the home is still an attraction.

Here’s what $200K buys in Chicago right now

Explore properties in Lakeview, Bronzeville, and the West Loop.

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Anti-gentrification ordinance halts demolitions near The 606 for six months

Supporters hope the measure will allow the city to craft better housing policies to protect long-time residents.

Built in 1926, a sweet Gold Coast co-op asks $550K

The building has valet parking, too.

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We want to hear your homebuying story

Curbed is seeking the stories of first-time homebuyers across the country.

How to fix anything in your neighborhood

New Year’s resolution: Get things done.

8 indoor plants hardy enough to survive Chicago winters

Commit to sprucing up your place in the new year.

Chicago’s new transportation commissioner comes from architecture firm Studio Gang

After a six month search, the city approved the appointment of urban planner Gia Biagi.

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A look at the 54 developments transforming the West Loop

Dozens of office, hotel, and apartment towers.

Historic Gold Coast mansion from TV’s ‘Webster’ can be yours for $7.5M

The State Parkway residence was rented by former Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade in 2016.

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Sound and the city

Urban silence is increasingly endangered—and primarily available to those who can pay for it.

What $2,200 rents in Chicago right now

Options include Pilsen, Old Town, and Irving Park

A history of Union Station architecture

Chicago’s temple of transportation

Would you visit a park on top of the Kennedy Expressway?

The long-discussed project could use West Loop TIF funds, according to Alderman Burnett.

For $749K, this renovated Lincoln Park three-bedroom offers east and west views

The property received a designer makeover following a gut rehab.

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How buying a house activated all of my anxieties

Purchasing a home means phone calls—and late-night worries about gentrification.

How to start composting at home in Chicago

Reduce your impact on the environment in 2020.

In Chicago, climate change makes it harder to effectively protect the lakefront

The first major storm this year pounded the lakefront.

Get this historic one-bedroom in Old Town’s Theophil Studios for $244K

The cozy home blends has unique Art Deco details.

Floating trees and trails will transform North Branch canal into Chicago’s newest eco-park

The project gets more than a million dollars in new funding.

Chicago’s orange streetlight glow is disappearing. Is that a good thing?

LEDs are replacing the orange high-pressure sodium lights.

Northfield home designed by Bruce Goff has Usonian vibes and a tennis court for $599K

The five-bedroom was ahead of its time.

It’s still cheaper to rent than buy in Chicago

But rents are increasing faster than wages.

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10 best vintage furniture stores in Chicago

From eclectic antique markets to curated midcentury modern shops.

The best websites for renting an apartment in Chicago

Looking for the perfect Chicago rental? Start here.

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A tour of Ferris Bueller’s Chicago

The ’80s film was a love letter from John Hughes.

Feast your eyes on Curbed’s favorite Chicago apartment tours

From Robert A. M. Stern’s deco One Bennett Park to Jeanne Gang’s angular Solstice on the Park.

How Fulton Market lost the last of its grit

In the last decade, the neighborhood has become a Disneyfied version of itself.

An English-style cottage on a charming block in Dunning for $450K

The interior was recently fully rehabbed.

Douglas Park minigolf course redesign exposes West Side teens to architecture

Interactive models of the course are on display at the Space p11 gallery in the Chicago pedway.

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15 Chicago developments to watch in 2020

From Vista Tower’s opening to the sale of the Thompson Center, these storylines will define Chicago in the new year

Bringing new life to a design pioneer’s quirky Old Town home

Walter Netsch designed the house as a showcase for art. The new owners’ revamp spotlights the architecture.

Five Chicago homes to inspire a bathroom glow-up

Soak it up.

5 projects that will change Chicago in the next decade

Between the mayoral election and a slew of new initiatives, Chicago had a watershed year.

Renovated 19th century Hyde Park mansion with a glassy rear addition wants $4.2M

The six-bedroom home is easily the neighborhood’s priciest listing.

Modern, concrete condo in new West Loop building asks $760K

It overlooks Mary Bartelme Park

Chicago is getting more bus-only lanes. Could they alleviate congestion?

With more rush hour enforcement, bus service could actually get more reliable.

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26 places to go in Chicago this winter

These are the places that you must visit in Chicago right now—new classics, old favorites, and other essential sites.