‘The House that Moved’ is Now on the Market

'The House that Moved' is Now on the Market
Built in 1928, the prairie-style home was designed by architect John Van Bergen, who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. After being purchased by a developer in 2012, the historic Wilmette home was destined for demolition. Restoration architect, Christopher Enck, recognized the home’s value and decided to rescue it from destruction. He purchased the 1,588-square-foot house for only ...

Top 10 Blissful Getaways Perfect for Labor Day Weekend

Top 10 Blissful Getaways Perfect for Labor Day Weekend
Can you believe September is already here? As sad as we are that summer’s winding to a close, that also means Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Whether you’re planning to relax at home or go on an adventurous vacation, we’ve gathered some inspiration to get you excited for the upcoming weekend. 1. Modern Villa ...

Live in a Medieval Castle Complete with a Dungeon

Live in a Medieval Castle Complete with a Dungeon
The design of this custom-built castle was originally sketched on a napkin. Ron Denning, owner and creator of the Denning Castle, says the home was inspired by over 200 real castles he visited throughout Europe. Convinced he was a knight in a previous life, Denning always believed he would one day live in a castle. During ...

‘Villa Taj’ Mansion in Burr Ridge Listed for $10.95 Million

‘Villa Taj’ Mansion in Burr Ridge Listed for $10.95 Million
The Middle Eastern-inspired Burr Ridge mansion, once known as the “Villa Taj”, hit the market last Friday with a new name and whole new look. Listed at $10.95 million, the eight-bedroom 30,214-square-foot mansion is a property unlike any other. It was photographed by VHT’s Nick Miller. Built in 2009, the mansion was originally owned by a dentist ...

Abandoned Oscar Mayer Mansion is Restored 2

Abandoned Oscar Mayer Mansion is Restored
Remember the century-old Oscar Mayer mansion in Evanston, Illinois? The Chicago landmark, home to Oscar Mayer Sr. from 1927 to 1965, sat vacant for over 10 years before it was purchased and renovated. VHT’s Petr Poliak photographed the abandoned property last year in its neglected state. There were holes in the roof and vines taking over ...

NHL star Patrick Kane’s Chicago condo on the market

NHL star Patrick Kane's Chicago condo on the market
Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane recently put his Chicago condo up for sale. We’re proud to say our very own Renae Lillie was the lucky one who photographed it! Located on the 33rd floor of Trump Tower, this place has spectacular views of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. High ceilings, high end finishes, and five star luxury ...

This Chicago Property has a Fig Tree in the Foyer

This Chicago Property has a Fig Tree in the Foyer
This modern and oh-so-unique Chicago property was designed by the world renowned architect Bruce Graham who also designed the Hancock Building and Willis Tower in the beautiful city of Chicago. The 4 bedroom 3 bath residence was built in 1972 and sits on a small 60 ft. x 79 ft. lot in the heart of the Old ...

A Modern Glass Condo in Milwaukee

A Modern Glass Condo in Milwaukee
Would you live in a home with two-story glass walls? If it was this place, I don’ think you’d mind. This Milwaukee residence has some of the most spectacular views of the city and the Milwaukee River. It’s been completely renovated with a modern decor and (from what we can tell) there was no expense spared. ...

This Midwest Luxury Estate Has Its Own Airplane Hangar

This Midwest Luxury Estate Has Its Own Airplane Hangar
We’re going to say that again: It has its own 3,000 square foot airplane hangar! This expansive 2.5 acre estate located in Downers Grove, IL (more photos below), is no ordinary home. Built in 2015, this 5 bed 8 bath home was classically designed with every modern detail you’d ever expect to find in your ...

Hidden Gem in Chicago’s Prestigious Gold Coast

Hidden Gem in Chicago’s Prestigious Gold Coast
If you’re looking for a place in Chicago with old-world charm and modern amenities, this apartment is perfect for you. Located on the 10th floor of one of the most prestigious buildings in Chicago’s Gold Coast , this apartment has some truly exquisite details. Just look at the chandelier and the vaulted ceiling in the photograph to the right. Impressive, ...