What’s the next high-demand neighborhood set to emerge? Where will the next city real estate boom occur? Look no further than along Lake Michigan, the Windy City’s big blue front yard, where new harbors, boat slips, parks and beaches are planned. It is likely that much of the future lakefront housing will be developed between now and 2020 in the South Loop and Near South Side, surrounding McCormick Place, planners say.The entire article sounds like a sales pitch to us, but regardless it's a compelling one. We were a little skeptical after reading it, but it was still interesting.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Prediction: It's Going to be a Good Decade for South Side
Yesterday we read an article in the Chicago Sun-Times titled, "Prediction: Near South Side Set to Boom". Although it focuses on the broader south side area, it obviously touches upon various reasons why many in the South Loop like the area so much: