Downtown Chicago Condos are Hot Vacation Homes

Downtown Chicago Condos are Hot Vacation Homes

Sarah Coffey
Jul 10, 2009

We love our city and its downtown architecture, but we never really thought of Michigan Avenue as a prime spot for vacation homes—until now. Today's New York Times ran an article on Chicago's growing second home market...

Buyers are attracted by deeply discounted condos, vibrant downtown neighborhoods, world-class architecture, and a strong theater scene. The Times interviewed several recent condo buyers, including wealthy empty nesters, suburbanites who want a home in the city, and a family from Switzerland who spend their summers on the Gold Coast.

Read the story and see all the pictures in The New York Times: The Second City Is Becoming Second-Home City.

(Photo: Sally Ryan for The New York Times)

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