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Janet Davies of 190 North visits FLATS The Lawrence House

190 North visits The Lawrence House

The Lawrence House Hotel was built in 1925 and hosted the likes of Charlie Chaplin back in its heyday. Today, the classic art deco building in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic places and its enjoying a re-birth of sorts as an apartment residence. However, it’s not your average apartment building. Read More…

Chicago Tribune

Rooftop Lounge at The Otis, featured in the Chicago tribune.

A million dollars in art and fancy fridges: Chicago residential buildings take interior design to the next level

ime was, looking at brand-new apartment buildings meant managing your expectations. Sure, you might get a bright, fresh apartment with new appliances, a party room and an in-house fitness center. But if you were hoping for a space with a little personality, or a lobby that offered something beyond those standard-issue brass-and-glass chandeliers, some hard-wearing, inoffensive wallpaper and a couple of big potted plants, you might have to look elsewhere. Read More…