<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Open House | Chicago Luxury Homes, Celebrity Homes, Photos and Galleries]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usWed, 18 Jan 2017 10:29:35 -0600Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:29:35 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bunnies, Parrots and Art with Hunt Slonem]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1370-D-DL-Hunt+Slonem.jpg
Artist Hunt Slonem takes Sara on a tour of his Brooklyn studio showroom. Located on a stretch of the industrial waterfront, Hunt presides over a wild world of art, antiques, accessories, plant life, and even...]]>
<![CDATA[A Creative Studio Space in Brooklyn]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1370-C-DL-Randy+Polumbo.jpg
We are inside the workshop of artist Randy Polumbo. Randy is known for his sculptures, which use industrial material molded into shimmering, wild shapes. His workspace is located in a gritty stretch of...]]>
<![CDATA[Tour of George Nakashima's Property: Part 2]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1370-B-SQ-Nakashima+House+Part2.jpg
We’re in New Hope, Pennsylvania for a rare look at the live/work property of the late, great George Nakashima -- one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. George was a leader of the American...]]>
<![CDATA[Tour of George Nakashima's Property: Part 1]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1370-A-SQ-Nakashima+House.jpg
We’re in New Hope, Pennsylvania for a rare look at the live/work property of the late, great George Nakashima -- one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. George was a leader of the American...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5360_PROMOS_WEB.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Redefining Art Deco Design]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1369-DL-KEITH_BALTIMORE.jpg
Interior designer Keith Baltimore redefines art deco design in a colorful, eclectic Murray Hill apartment in NYC. Keith wanted the home to recall the glamorous ocean liners of that time and the home is...]]>
<![CDATA[Luxury at Its Finest, Steps From the Sunset Strip]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1369-C-SQFT-1317_LONDONDERRY.jpg
Usually when a home is in the "heart of the Sunset Strip" it's a few minutes away. But this home? It's literally steps from all the happenings in the Sunset Strip. Matt and Josh Altman of Bravo's "Million Dollar...]]>
<![CDATA[A Pied-à-Terre That Blurs the Line Between Art and Design]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1369-D-DL-GHIORA_AHARONI.jpg
Ghiora Aharoni takes us inside a unique space he designed for his clients. It's a home created to be a work of art: one meant to blur the line between art and design.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Famous Home From "The Bachelor"]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1369-B-DL-BACHELORETTE_HOUSE.jpg
We get a full home tour of the setting for the hit serious, "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette." But besides hosting the notorious and entertaining battle of the sexes, it's also a real home that was...]]>
<![CDATA[A Bold, Sexy Bachelor Pad]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1369-A-DL-SASHA_BIKOFF.jpg
Interior Designer Sasha Bikoff brings us inside her cleints downtown condo. Sasha created a bold home, where she mixes themed and mood to create a uniqwue home that she calls a "Bad Boy Bachelor Pad"]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:59:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5359_PROMOS_WEB.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[State of the Art Living with LG Signature]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1343R1-E-INT-LG.jpg
The new LG Signature collection creates a state of the art living experience. And just like LG Signature, Cheryl Eisen of IMG, designs each of her spaces to feel luxurious, sleek and modern. Cheryl takes Sara on]]>
<![CDATA[A Spa-Like Experience in Your Home]]> Sat, 17 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1343R1-D-INT-ZEEL.jpg
Sometimes after a long day, you just want a massage. Well, now there's a way for you to relax and get a professional massage at home! Zeel is an app that provides a spa-like experience with professional massage...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 14 Dec 2016 16:24:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5333_Promos-Web-LXTV_WEB_Setting_2012.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[New Year's Resolutions at Home]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1368-E-COLDWELL_BANKER_NEW-YEAR.jpg
As the year winds down and a fresh year begins, it’s a natural time to reflect on your goals for the coming year. Most people think of self improvements, like getting healthier or starting a new career,...]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: Find The Perfect Home on Fire Island (Part 2)]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1368-D-HUNT-498_BASS_WALK.jpg
We're on the hunt with broker Jon Wilner and Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell on Fire Island. Jon has already shown Jerry a modern spa-like home with amazing bay views. Now they check out a very different...]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: Find The Perfect Home on Fire Island (Part 1)]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1368-C-HUNT-234_BAY_WALK_R1.jpg
Tony Award winning director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell of "Kinky Boots" fame has decided he wants a bigger home for entertaining. Broker Jon Wilner takes him around Fire Island to find the perfect home. ]]>
<![CDATA[An Upper East Side Townhouse With Old World Charm]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1368-B-SQFT-163_E_64TH.jpg
Dynamic duo Mickey Conlon and Tom Postilio give us a tour of 163 East 64th Street. This Upper East Side townhouse is lavishly appointed with old world charm and luxurious details.]]>
<![CDATA[The Vibrant Home of Choreographer Chase Brock]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1368-A-DL-CHASE_BROCK_R1.jpg
We tour the home of the prolific choreographer Chase Brock. Chase is known for his work not just on Broadway in hits such as "Spiderman: Turn off the Dark," but also in film, television, and even video]]>
<![CDATA[Lincoln Park Mansion Listed for Record $50 Million]]> Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:22:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lp+mansion+thumb.jpg
A luxurious Lincoln Park mansion was listed for sale Thursday at a record $50 million. Take a tour inside.

Photo Credit: Miller + Miller Photography]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:27:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5358-WEB_R1.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Kid-Friendly Luxury Design]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1367-E-DL-LAUREN_BEHFARIN.jpg
Interior designer Lauren Behfarin shows us how to design you home to be kid friendly, but still feel stylish and sophisticated for adults.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Achieve Timeless, yet Fresh Home Design]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1367-C-DL-GUILLAUME_GENTET.jpg
Interior designer Guillaume Gentet turned a large industrial loft downtown into a more glamorous space, melding old materials with new finishes. Take a look inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Playful Design for the Newlyweds]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1367-D-DL-ROBIN_BARON_RYAN_SERHANT_EMILIA_SERHANT.jpg
Newlyweds Ryan Serhant of "Million Dollar Listing New York" fame and wife Emilia definitely had some different ideas of what look they wanted for their Soho penthouse. So who better to call in than charismatic...]]>
<![CDATA[How to Decorate for the Holidays]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1367-B-TOTT-CHERYL_EISEN.jpg
Avoiding cliches of holiday decor can be a challenge, but interior designer Cheryl Eisen has a few ideas to create a fun and festive vibe that proves simple doesn't have to mean boring.]]>
<![CDATA[Inspiring Modern Holiday Decor]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1367-A-DL-ORLANDO_SORIA.jpg
Interior designer Orlando Soria shows us his unconventional yet jubilant take on holiday decor. His mantra is to find a color scheme in something that’s important to you and just go with it, varying the shades...]]>
<![CDATA[A Modern Home With a Zen Like Flow]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5357-A-SQFT-BAYOU_HOUSE.jpg
We're in the Hollywood Hills taking a look at a visually dramatic home that is the perfect expression of designer Bradley Bayou's unique aesthetic. Crafted using sophisticated materials and a few surprising...]]>
<![CDATA[A Waterfront Escape in Newport Beach]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5357-B-SQFT-86_LINDA_ISLE.jpg
86 Linda Isle is a waterfront home in Newport Beach that impresses the moment you enter. The entertaining spaces open to over a 110 feet of gorgeous water frontage with a property length terrace from which...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:49:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5358-WEB-PROMO+R1.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Villa Little Bay Is Island Living at Its Finest]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5356-C-SQFT-OCTAVIUS_L_RICHARDSON_ROAD_ST_MAARTEN.jpg
We're in St. Maarten, the Dutch side of the island, and get ready to tour a sprawling home known as Villa Little Bay. This home is exquisitely designed and features plenty of outdoor space and even separate...]]>
<![CDATA[Sir Walter Scott's Home in Scotland]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5356-B-INT-SIR_WALTER_SCOTT.jpg
Open House visited one of Scotland’s most fascinating places, Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott. Created almost 200 years ago on the banks of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders, Abbotsford was...]]>
<![CDATA[A Small Space Made to Feel Larger]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1366-E-TOTT-KELLY_GIESEN.jpg
Interior designer Kelly Giesen renovated a small studio into a junior one bedroom. She shows us her design as well as gives us space-saving solutions.]]>
<![CDATA[A Bold and Colorful Home by John Barman]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1366-D-DL-JOHN_BARMAN.jpg
John Barman is not afraid to use bold colors in his design. In fact, his use of it is one of the things he's known for. Take a look at how he integrated bold color with unexpected design touches in a home...]]>
<![CDATA[An Exotic Escape in San Clemente]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1366-C-INT-COLDWELL_WMEH_SAN_CLEMENTE.jpg
We took a special look at a new digital series from our partners at Coldwell Banker called "The World's Most Expensive Homes'" which, you got it, showcases the worlds most expensive homes.]]>
<![CDATA[Impressively Designed West Village Townhouse]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1366-B-SQFT-THE_MEWS_421_HUDSON.jpg
We're in Manhattan's West Village neighborhood taking a look at an impressively designed modern townhouse on a private stretch known as The Mews. The home is filled with custom details, and an architecturally...]]>
<![CDATA[A Scottish Highlands Gem: The Torridon]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1366-A-INT-SCOTLAND.jpg
We took a special trip out to the Scottish Highlands and toured one its finest properties: The Torridon. This castle-like estate has been converted into an exclusive resort hotel where it maintains its old world...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:11:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5356-WEB_PROMO.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[The International Luxury Home Search]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1365-E-INT-COLDWELL_INTERNATIONAL_OUTLOOK.jpg
As buyers look for the perfect home, their search often widens to include properties outside the United States. But what's the international market really like? Well, we asked the experts at Coldwell Banker.]]>
<![CDATA[The Ultimate Entertaining Home in LA]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5355-A-SQFT-808_NORTH_ALPINE.jpg
This palatial estate is a true dream home with every conceivable amenity at your fingertips. From the spectacular two story entry to the master bedroom, you'll notice the impeccable craftsmanship that went into...]]>
<![CDATA[The Wave House]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1365-B-DL-WAVE_HOUSE.jpg
We’re at a visually exciting home that emphasizes flow, openness, and space in its design. Each area is a harmonious reflection of nature so its very shape and the architectural details give it a sense...]]>
<![CDATA[The Harry Warner Estate]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5355-C-HARRY_WARNER_ESTATE-LXTV_WEB+Setting+2012.jpg
We're in Beverly Hills at the former home of Harry Warner, the founder of Warner Brothers Studio. This landmarked 1923 estate from Hollywood’s Golden Age has surely seen its share of star studded soirees...]]>
<![CDATA[A Colorful Pre-War Penthouse]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5355-D-SQFT-400_EAST_59TH_STREET.jpg
We're exploring a beautiful kaleidoscopic pre-war penthouse with sweeping one-of-a-kind city views. The views can be enjoyed from either its expansive wrap around terrace, its rooftop patio, or even its...]]>
<![CDATA[A Property Built With the Environment In Mind]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1365-C-DL-MATTHEW_GRZYWINSKI.jpg
Recently there's been a boom in architectural innovation with sustainability in mind. Architect Matthew Grzywinski takes us on a tour of a project his firm recently completed in upstate New York.]]>
<![CDATA[A Forest Home Designed by Architect Stephen Kieran]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1365-D-DL-STEPHEN_KIERAN.jpg
We tour an eco-friendly home in Pound Ridge, New York designed by architect Stephen Kieran. The home was built to absorb the beautiful landscape around it. It is truly stunning!]]>
<![CDATA[Architectural Ingenuity in Tribeca]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1365-A-DL-BRYAN_YOUNG.jpg
We’re with architect Bryan Young at his client's Tribeca duplex. This home is a true gem of ingenuity, innovation and imagination. The design was born out of a desire to create an open green space that...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:26:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5355+Promos+-+WEB.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Newport Beach Home of Kelly Dodd]]> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1364-E-KELLY_DODD.jpg
The newest cast member of Bravo's "Real Housewives of Orange County," Kelly Dodd, has a knack for interior design. Kelly invites us into her Newport Beach home for a closer look at what inspired her home decor...]]>
<![CDATA[Tribeca Penthouse Fit for Celebs]]> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1364-D-SQFT-KENDELL_AND_KYLIE-15_LEONARD_ST.jpg
The penthouse at 15 Leonard Street is an impressive quadruplex filled with luxurious details and plenty of outdoor space. It's impressive enough for Kendall and Kylie Jenner to have stayed at during New...]]>
<![CDATA[The Luxury Penthouse Kim and Kanye Once Stayed]]> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1364-C-DL-PURVI_PADIA.jpg
This impressive Tribeca penthouse has multiple tiers of outdoor living space and luxurious interior designed by Purvi Padia. It's no wonder it caught the eye of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West during...]]>
<![CDATA[At Home With Susan Lucci: Part 2]]> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1364-B-SUSAN_LUCCI-PART_II.jpg
Iconic soap opera actress Susan Lucci from "All My Children" invites Sara to her Hamptons home for a special tour and shows Sara the personal things that make a house a home.]]>