Category Archives: Recent

November 6th, 2018

In Our LivingRoom: Meet Christen Carter of Busy Beaver Buttons

Meet Christen Carter of Busy Beaver Button Company

Busy Beaver Button Company, a thriving small business, was looking to grow their space, open a museum, and stay close to their original location on Armitage in Logan Square. With the help of Annie Coleman, Managing Broker of LivingRoom Realty, they purchased the perfect empty building sitting on a double wide lot a few blocks west of their original location on Armitage.

 

We asked them a few questions about their journey to expanding their headquarters.

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October 11th, 2018

Ash, Bone and Fire – Exhibition from artists Christopher Michael Hefner, Jessica Joslin, and Jared Joslin

Join us at LivingRoom Realty  Friday November 2, 7 pm – 10 pm for the opening of “Ash, Bone and Fire” an exhibition from artists, Christopher Michael HefnerJessica JoslinJared Joslin

 

Chris, Jessica and Jared are Chicago based “creeps” with their respective specialties being divination through charcoal, resurrection of the dead, and the capturing of spirits within oil. Halloween costumes are welcome at the opening, and appreciated!!!

SHOW DATES: November 2 – November 24, 2018. VIEWING HOURS: Saturdays 12-5 pm.…

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October 4th, 2018

Home Ownership Outside the Box

How to Buy Property Cooperatively 

To Save Money and Build Community

Are you ready to own your own home, but concerned about rising real estate costs? Do you want to plan for the future or have a built in community by sharing your home with friends or family? Want to buy a commercial building and share resources? Are you interested in combining the financial, environmental, and/or community/social benefits of communal living with the security of property ownership?

If so, LivingRoom Realty’s co-operative living Info sessions are for you!…

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September 17th, 2018

In Our LivingRoom: Meet Aaron & Vincent from East Garfield Park

Meet Aaron and Vincent, two new homeowners with serious artistic vision. Aaron and Vincent recently purchased a three bedroom, two bathroom home in East Garfield Park with the help of Susannah Ribstein and Annie Coleman of LivingRoom Realty.

 

Both are Chicago transplants who were captivated by the city and couldn’t imagine leaving now. Aaron is the Director for Operations for Dynamism, Inc., a Chicago-based technology distributor focused on 3D printers and scanners.

Vincent is the Art Director of a nonprofit that supports adult artists with disabilities: Arts of Life

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September 12th, 2018

More Air-Like Than Water by Marianne Fairbanks at LivingRoom Realty

Join us at LivingRoom Realty on Saturday, September 29th from 6 to 9 pm for the opening of Marianne Fairbank’s solo exhibition, “More Air-Like Than Water.”

The work presented in More Air-like than Water explores the deep meaning in geometry and abstraction as they relate to textile and graphic design vocabularies. Fairbanks approaches weaving, painting, photography and sculpture with a playfulness of process that destabilizes conventional value systems of hard and soft form-making while digging into more philosophical understandings of material vs.…

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September 10th, 2018

New Listing! 3141 W Palmer Boulevard. Beautiful Home Across from Palmer Square Park in Logan

Come and see this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo with a welcoming open floor plan, located right on beautiful Palmer Square Park in Logan Square. Professionally-managed and well-maintained classic brick and terracotta courtyard building. Warm cherry hardwood floors and quality finishes throughout. Living room with cozy gas fireplace and thoughtful built-in shelving open onto a dining area overlooking the peaceful landscaped courtyard. Bathrooms have granite counters and marble tile, with a whirlpool tub and shower in the en-suite master bath. Large closets and hardwood floors continue in the bedrooms.…

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September 5th, 2018

New Listing: 7137 S. Luella! Gorgeous Home on Huge Lot in South Shore

This is a rare opportunity to own this stunning 5 bedroom/4.5 bathroom limestone Tudor on an expansive 100’x125′ lot in historic South Shore, blocks from the Lake. This home is a perfect combination of gracious vintage style with thoughtful modern updates. The welcoming foyer leads to a grand living room with marble fireplace, opposite a spacious dining room with original leaded glass windows. The eat-in kitchen is tastefully done with ample storage, granite, Viking & Bosch appliances. Updated entertainment room & brand-new full bath complete the ground floor.…

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September 4th, 2018

A Young Person’s Guide to Hot And Sour by Derek Erdman at LivingRoom Realty

Join us at LivingRoom Realty on Saturday, September 8th from 7-10pm for the opening of Derek Erdman’s A Young Person’s Guide to Hot & Sour. 

A series of paintings and objects about right and wrong.

For more information on Derek’s work, please visit his website.

 

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August 29th, 2018

Carnival of Amateurs, Closing Tea – Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Please join us at LivingRoom Realty for the last opportunity to see the Joshua Lantzy’s Carnival of Amateurs at the closing tea on Monday, September 3rd, from 12 – 6 PM. 

“It is in the very limitations of shadows that we learn…It is in the gap between the object and its representation that the image emerges, the gap we fill in” – William Kentridge

RSVP for this event on Facebook and for more information about Joshua Lantzy’s work, please visit his website.

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August 3rd, 2018

Carnival of Amateurs a solo show by Joshua Lantzy at LivingRoom

Join us at LivingRoom on Saturday August 18th from 7-10pm for the opening of Joshua Lantzy’s Carnival of Amateurs: stories of making told through drawings and objects, mythology and metaphor.

 

“It is in the very limitations of shadows that we learn…It is in the gap between the object and its representation that the image emerges, the gap we fill in” – William Kentridge

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