Urban second homes

Lake Point Tower’s Tip-Top Has Unmatched Views Of The Cité Of Chicago

By Jon Anderson | July 29, 2020 | 1 Comment

Lake Point Tower was completed in 1968 by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe protégés George Schipporeit and John Heinrich. It’s based on an unbuilt Mies design from 1922 that was much shorter than Lake Point Tower’s 70-story, 645-foot height. Originally 875 apartments, the building now contains 758 residential condos – maybe soon to be 759. […]

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Ex-Montgomery Wards Chicago Penthouse Would Make Any Winter Bearable

By Jon Anderson | March 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Ex-Montgomery Wards Chicago Penthouse Would Make Any Winter Bearable

River North is a section of Chicago that’s a little north and west of the main skyscraper areas of the city. So finding a 28th-floor penthouse gives one a perspective not easy to replicate. Of course, it helps when the ceilings are 14 feet tall with edge-to-edge glass. The building is called The Montgomery because […]

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Living Atop the Mile-High City Never Looked So Good

By Amy Puchaty | November 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Living Atop the Mile-High City Never Looked So Good

  When you think of Denver what comes to mind? The sweeping Rocky Mountain skyline? The impressive foodie scene? Ski resorts just an hour’s drive outside the city? World-class arts, music, sports, and entertainment? Yeah us, too. And the minute we laid eyes on this half-floor residence in the Four Seasons Hotel Denver, we knew […]

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Welcome to Atlanta, Where The Players Play at the Mandarin Oriental Residences

By Jon Anderson | October 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Welcome to Atlanta, Where The Players Play at the Mandarin Oriental Residences

One episode of Designing Women has Julia Sugarbaker boast, “I don’t like to brag, but I’ve turned a few heads in my time.” To which Mary Jo retorts, “Well, you didn’t do it with those.”  Of course they weren’t talking about the Atlanta penthouse situated atop the Mandarin Oriental hotel and condominium project, because heads […]

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Top-5 Friday: Love Sports? Think About Buying a Second Home Where The Magic Happens — Arlington, TX!

By Joanna England | April 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is home to loads of great sports teams. You’ve got the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, the Dallas Mavericks in downtown Dallas, and there are tons of fantastic minor league baseball teams throughout the region. Of course, Cowboys Stadium hosts other fantastic events, like the NCAA Final Four […]

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El Corazon de Santa Fe Under Fairmont Management: Santa Fe Vacation Home Ownership In the $100,000’s

By Candy Evans | July 6, 2012 | 2 Comments

Faithful readers may recall when I wrote about a beautiful fractional ownership property in the heart, and I do mean the heart, of Santa Fe called El Corazon de Santa Fe. It was fabulous then, and it is even more fabulous now! The property has been renamed “Fairmont Heritage Place, El Corazon de Santa Fe”. El […]

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