Story | Jun 21, 2013 | 5:02 PM
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Story | Apr 22, 2014When Lance Lawson and Jim Wetzel close up their shop — Chicago's "refined general store," Space 519 — for the night, they head home to a little slice of green suburban life — right in the city. Their commute carries them northwest to Ravenswood Manor, a pocket of the city where they decided to put down roots because, Lawson says, it brings the appeal of the North Shore closer to the city. "We're surrounded by trees, a real yard, a river and wildlife — even though we're just a half-hour drive from work," says Lawson.
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Story | Sep 25, 2012
A 1868 oil on panel owned by the late Brooke Astor sold for $1.6 million, more than triple a $500,000 estimate.