3750 North Lake Shore Drive: Robert De Golyer’s Light-Filled, Lakefront Classic

By Sally A. Kitt Chappell, PhD. Hailed as the “largest and finest apartment building in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune in 1926, 3750 North Lake Shore Drive exemplifies the skill of architect Robert Seeley De Golyer. De Golyer was one of the most prolific designers of the 1920s, one of Chicago’s greatest building periods.  He… Read more »

  • Healing Cambodia Sun. Sep. 15th Hospitality Room

    HEALING CAMBODIA: An insider’s look at the unprecedented tribunal bringing the Khmer Rouge to justice and a country to closure STEFFANIE GARRETT Former United Nations Legal Officer, The Khmer Rouge Tribunal Hospitality Room Sunday, 2pm, September 15th The Khmer Rouge governed Cambodia from 1974 until 1979, when the Vietnamese Army forced the regime out of… Read more »

  • 3750 Book Club Meet for September 2019

    Selection for September  Meet date: Tue. Sep. 24th 7:00pm Grace Street Lobby A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline   From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller  Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. “Later he told me… Read more »


    3750 NEWSLETTER – AUGUST, 2019   Projects Update   Nothing new to report this month in terms of Garden Court Domes, Basement and Comcast.  All projects are progressing and when we have more definitive dates we’ll send them along.   Redefine the Drive   See attachment from CDOT re:  Redefine the Drive.  There are links included for you… Read more »

  • 3750 NEWS

      GOOD NEWS ABOUT TAXES Worsek & Vihon LLP got the Board of Review to lower the assessment of the building’s proposed value by $533,812 — over 12%.  That reduction means an annual tax savings to the building of about $114K for the next three years, or a total projected savings during this triennial assessment… Read more »


    PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT ON OUR BLOCK: DISCUSSION WITH ARCHITECTS, 46th WARD Hospitality Room Monday, 7pm, July 8th You’ve seen the scaffolding covering the front of the elegant, vintage threeflat down the block at 3728 N. Lake Shore Drive. Workers were going to tuckpoint and restore its terra cotta façade, but those plans have changed. Pending proposals… Read more »

  • Wrigleyville Foodies

    If you’re heading to Wrigley Field this season (and even Sox fans will probably do so once or twice), below is a dizzying array of dining and drinking options, from coffee and breakfast pastries to post-game bourbons. Breakfast West Town Bakery & Tap. This small storefront in the Hotel Zachary is the place for excellent… Read more »