December 22, 2016

Shoreland Then and Now – Part 2 – Lifestyle

  Shoreland Then and Now – Part 2 – Lifestyle     In Part 1 our history of Shoreland Apartments, we charted the property’s design transformation from the 1920s through today. It was born as a premiere apartment hotel in 1926 — the third largest in Chicago with a thousand rooms. And a thousand stories, too, bubbling out of its glamorous […]
July 28, 2016

Shoreland Then and Now – Part 1 – Design

Designed as a glamorous apartment hotel in the 1920s, Shoreland has seen its fair share of change both inside and out. The building was situated as a gateway to Hyde Park, and its construction aligned with the rapidly developing lakefront and public parks that surrounded it. During its hotel days, Shoreland saw the comings and goings of the city’s elite, […]
June 3, 2016

 The Sutherland: Restoring a Jazz-Era Gem

The Sutherland: Restoring a Jazz-Era Gem Some buildings are designed with apartment living in mind. Their rooms get rented, repainted, and spruced up over the years. Tenants come and go, and eventually, these properties nestle comfortably into their neighborhoods without much fuss. But more often than not, Hyde Park’s apartment buildings are much more than meets the eye! Take The […]