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A Very Very Very Fine House(s)

By Jacy Wojcik in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 5, 2008 8:01PM


Throughout the month of September, you are cordially invited to spend your weekends touring fancy homes (the $900,000–$4,000,000 kind of fancy homes) during the fifth annual Chicago Luxury Home Tour. Presented by Midwest Home Chicago, 22 homes will be on display throughout the Chicagoland area. Think Hindsdale, Naperville, Glenview, not Gold Coast, Bucktown, Lincoln Park. It's a bit of driving around but after perusing the photo gallery (Hello, George Costanza-worthy Weilert Custom Homes bathroom, above) it might be worth devoting an entire day navigating around the suburbs. But if you're like us, you'll probably just get tired and end up hanging out at the refreshment stop, snacking on catered food and raspberry watermelon lemonade from the Viking Cooking School and Culinary Shop instead.

The Chicago Luxury Home Tour goes for three weekends in September. September 5-7, 12-14, and 19-21 from 11am to 6pm each day. Tickets are $20 at the door, $15 online, and can also be purchased at Caribou Coffee locations throughout the area.