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All Blog Entries by Linda Shaughnessy

Found 52 blog entries published by Linda Shaughnessy.

Explore the West Loop: A Gateway to Culinary and Cultural Excellence


The West Loop in Chicago is more than just a place to live; it’s a vibrant community that offers an unparalleled blend of dining, culture, and urban living. If you’re in the market for luxury condos, the West Loop, with its renowned Randolph Street or "Restaurant Row," is a destination you’ll want to consider.

Randolph Street: A Culinary Haven

Randolph Street, affectionately known as "Restaurant Row," is a culinary mecca that has garnered acclaim for its diverse and high-quality dining options. Here’s what makes Randolph Street a standout destination:

  • Diverse Culinary Offerings: From upscale dining to casual coffee houses, Randolph Street boasts an

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Discover the Charm and Elegance of Winnetka: A North Shore Gem


  Consult our North Shore luxury advisor – meet Nancy

Nestled on the North Shore of Chicago, just 16 miles from downtown, Winnetka is a picturesque community known for its diverse homes, beautiful beaches, and vibrant village life. With an array of historical lakefront estates, traditional village homes, and contemporary residences with dramatic ravine views, Winnetka offers something for everyone.

A Home for Every Taste

Winnetka’s real estate market is as varied as it is appealing. Home buyers can explore significant center hall brick Colonials, elegant English Tudors, majestic lakefront stone manor homes, charming Victorians, and modern classics by renowned architect Tony

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The iconic Michigan Avenue building is home to 162 luxury condos and five-star amenities


The Tribune Tower Condos are the talk-of-the-town. First of its kind to offer Chicago’s luxury real estate market the high-end interior finishes and world-class amenities it demands, clad in a 1920s Neo-Gothic exterior dripping with local history. When the Chicago Tribune vacated its headquarters in 2018, the iconic Tribune Tower was bought by Chicago developers Golub & Co and Los Angeles-based CIM Group to be promptly redeveloped into luxury condos worthy of a Gotham City movie set. Units range from $700,000 to more than $7 million for dramatic penthouses. 

 The location at 435 N Michigan couldn’t get any better, right on the riverfront with plazas on both

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Discover the pinnacle of luxury condo living at Embry 


Nestled on 21 N May Street, a tree-lined street, just steps from the vibrant activity on Randolph and Madison Streets in the West Loop, Embry stands as a testament to inspired sophistication, serene privacy, and unparalleled views. This exceptional condominium development by Sulo Development is more than just a residence; it’s a masterpiece of architectural design and luxury living.

Elegance Meets Innovation 

Embry is a collection of 58 exquisite residences with interiors meticulously crafted by renowned designer Kara Mann. Each unit is a showcase of superior craftsmanship and impeccable features, designed to offer an unparalleled living experience.

Attention to every Detail

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Park Hyatt | One Bennett | St Regis


Significant 2023 transactions in Chicago’s luxury market occurred in penthouses and grand apartments with commanding views. At the ultra-luxury level, new construction at One Bennett Park and the St Regis saw sales over $6 million followed by spacious residences at 9 W Walton and 2550 N Lakeview, selling over $5 million. A full floor 8,000 square foot raw space penthouse at the Park Tower sold in less than four months for $11,200,000.

Buyers at the upper-end of the market often pay cash or finance against other assets, making them very attractive to sellers of luxury properties. Buyers in the luxury resale market are finding premier properties below market value and many are being sold beautifully and fully

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451 E Grand Avenue | Streeterville


One Bennett Park's full floor PH 65 is 7,582 square feet and can be purchased as raw space or fully built-out at the offering price of $15,170,000, including two parking spaces. PH 66, the top residential floor, is also available as raw space, and can be combined as a 14,729 square foot duplex  Complimentary design consultation is offered by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. 

The One Bennett Park penthouses have private elevator access, 12-to-20- foot ceilings, expansive private terraces, and oversized framed windows.

PH65 monthly HOA fee of $1,989 include heat, A/C, water, gas, common insurance, 24-hour door staff, an engineer, a maintenance staff, on-site property manger, and all amenities. Residents receive

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Luxury Condominiums and a Five-Star Hotel

11 E Walton Street


The Waldorf Astoria, built in 2008 and formerly known as The Elysian, was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Lucien Lagrange in the classic beaux-arts style with a European auto courtyard. The 51 luxury condos with large balconies are on semi-private floors 29 through 59 above the Waldorf Astoria Hotel and consist of three and four bedroom floor plans that span 3,400 to 6,400 square feet, capturing panoramic city and lake views.  Residents receive white-glove service and enjoy the Waldorf Astoria’s hotel amenities including valet parking, concierge services, catering services and in-room dining. The luxurious spa offers a lap pool, personal trainers, Jacuzzis, steam and

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Grand space, dramatic views, and excellence in design

451 E Grand Avenue

Welcome to One Bennett Park, where you’ll find luxurious condos with stunning views of Lake Michigan and Chicago’s beautiful skyline. This impressive high-rise in the popular Streeterville neighborhood offers everything a luxury buyer could want: top-of-the-line resident amenities, exquisite architecture, spacious floor plans, and world class service. If you're searching for your perfect home among the upscale real estate options available in this vibrant city, look no further than One Bennett Park's condominiums for sale—you'll be sure to find something that exceeds all of your expectations! LEARN MORE

One Bennett Park Residences

Residences, ranging from two-to

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Lincoln Park's most expensive homes with zoning that allows for deeper lots and more living space

Home owners choose Lincoln Park for easy access to Michigan Avenue shopping, the business district in the Loop, and Chicago’s scenic lakefront, while enjoying a small town setting that’s felt throughout the neighborhood.

If you’ve already decided that Lincoln Park is the right location for your next move, explore the best streets with large, luxurious single family homes.

Burling Street has wide lots and a home for sale has a pool 

Burling Street home prices range from $1,650,000 for a home on a single lot to $45 million for a stunning mini-mansion on eight lots at 1932 N Burling. 1844 N Burling is a home currently for sale on a double lot

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 Hertz Family Manor Home 

Rolling hills, trails, and ponds along the Fox River one hour from Chicago 

Private Listing



John D. Hertz, founder of the Yellow Cab Co and the rental car company that bears his name, accumulated 940 acres of farmland near Cary, Illinois in the 1920s. A number of the farms were combined to become the Hertz estate Leona Farms, named after Hertz’s eldest daughter, and beautified by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen. The estate was home to Hertz’s 35 room mansion and Leona’s manor home, built in 1929 at 113 Marryat Road, and currently offered for sale for the first time in half a century.

The remaining acreage was transformed by English horticulturalist George Bainbridge who planted a variety of imported

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