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THIS WEEKEND! PAWS Chicago hopes to find homes for their seven longest residents of the shelters. The adoption fees for the dogs and cats will be waived. Check out these furry friends on Block Chicago.
Naperville looks to bring new housing options, including condos and apartments, to the Naperville Crossing shopping center area, in hopes of creating a second "downtown" community feel, according to the Daily Herald.
The West Loop has unveiled its newly opened bow-truss library, as spectacular new branch opened by the Chicago Public Library is now open to serve residents of Chicago. Located in the space formerly owned by the Oprah Show at Harpo Studios, the "16,500-square-foot space features flexible work spaces, a recording studio, early childhood play area, and state-of-the-art multimedia offerings an including a digital lab featuring coding and design software," according to Curbed Chicago. See pics and get the whole story here.
Is a second home investment a good fit for you? While we are already nearing the end of the first month of the new year, it's not too late to consider your own 2019 financial goals and if buying a second home now is right for you. Moreover, if you find a short-term friendly community, you can creatively find new ways to have your investment pay for itself. See what our very Michael Emery says.
**Urban Featured Listing of the Week** -- 2605 W. North Avenue, Unit 3D is a 2 BD/2 BA, 1,360 sq ft dream of new and ultra tech living. Located in the West Bucktown/ East Humboldt Park area, just 1 block west of Western on booming North Ave, the seller has impeccably maintained this home to like-new condition. Smart Phillips HUE lighting (over 25,000 colors) combined with Google system & NEST. Just two blocks from the 606 trail & expansive Humboldt Park makes it perfect for the urban explorer. Check it out here!