Name: Hallie Glennie
Location: South Loop, Chicago, Illinois
Size: 1,000 square feet
Years Lived In: 2 years; Owned
From the rustic wood ceilings crisscrossed by painted red duct work to the castle-sized windows surrounded by floor-to-ceiling exposed brick, her loft is the real deal — that sleek, urban look that suburbanites (like myself) often try to emulate with faux brick panels and prepackaged beadboard, but can never quite capture for lack of authenticity.