Downtown Chicago Condos are Hot Vacation Homes

Downtown Chicago Condos are Hot Vacation Homes

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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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