<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Open House | Chicago Luxury Homes, Celebrity Homes, Photos and Galleries]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:16:52 -0600Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:16:52 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![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.]]>
<![CDATA[At Home With Susan Lucci: Part 1]]> Sat, 05 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1364-A-SUSAN_LUCCI-PART_I.jpg
Actress Susan Lucci invites Sara to her Hamptons home for a special tour. Sara rides in style with Henry Thompson of Charter Buno in a luxury helicopter ride to the Hamptons! This episode of Open House...]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Proofing With Stanley Steemer]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1363-E-STANLEY_STEEMER-WEB.jpg
When new parents think of baby-proofing, they often forget what could be the most important thing: the floors! George Oliphant brought in Stanley Steemer to help new parents, Heather and Ryan of New Jersey...]]>
<![CDATA[Brooklyn's Gingerbread House]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OHNYC_1320_C_SQFT_8200-NARROWS-AVENUE.jpg
We’re in Brooklyn, NY visiting a unique and charming house affectionately called, "The Gingerbread House." The house is magical inside and out with something whimsical and beautiful at every turn.]]>
<![CDATA[A Small Space With Big Design]]> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1337-C_BLOCK-NOA-SANTOS.jpeg
Interior designer Noa Santos has made a career of providing affordable yet stylish decor solutions for his clients. Now he takes us into his own chic one bedroom pad in the Flatiron District, which he designed...]]>
<![CDATA[A Home With Old Hollywood History]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNY_1331_C_SQFT_1023_North__Roxbury_Drive_Beverly_Hills_California_2.jpg
1023 North Roxbury Drive was the former home of film legend Spencer Tracy, and also Agnes Moorehead, who was best known as the mother-in-law on "Bewitched." We’re taking a look inside this piece of Hollywood...]]>
<![CDATA[An Impressive Chelsea Townhouse]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1363-D-SQFT-233_WEST_20TH-WEB.jpg
We're at an impressive townhouse in the heart of Chelsea in Manhattan. The structure was originally built in 1824, but it's been renovated to not only hold its historical facade, but to include every conceivable...]]>
<![CDATA[The Perfect Entertaining Space in NoHo]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1363-C-SQFT-36_BLEEKER_STREET-WEB.jpg
We're in New York's NoHo neighborhood taking a look at a light-filled penthouse. The entertaining possibilities in this space are endless with an open floor plan and boast east and west terraces.]]>
<![CDATA[Bold Design on Bond Street]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1363-B-SQFT-GEORGIA_TAPERT_HOWE-WEB.jpg
We’re meeting up with interior designer Georgia Tapert Howe at her client’s downtown duplex. Georgia’s aesthetic is influenced by her love of travel and she brought that plus a playful touch to this classic...]]>
<![CDATA[The Pumpkin House]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1363-A-DL-THE_PUMPKIN_HOUSE-WEB.jpg
We're in Washington Heights in New York City taking a rare look at at truly unique and dramatic home. Unofficially dubbed "The Pumpkin House" because of the orange glow of its windows at sunset, it has commanded...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: A Revitalized Home for the Renner Family]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7612-RENNER-WEB.png
George modernizes the childhood home of a selfless couple after an inspiring organ donation.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: A Revitalized Home for the Renner Family]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:14:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-RENNER-PROMO-NAT-SOCIAL.png
George modernizes the childhood home of a selfless couple after an inspiring organ donation. Watch the full episode this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:03:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT_5353_WEB.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Escape to Thimble Islands: Part 1]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1362-A-THIMBLE_ISLANDS_PART_I.jpg
Right off the coast of Connecticut in the Long Island Sound lies an archipelago consisting of over 100 islands with 80 houses on them. Now, seven of the islands can be yours to live on. For just $78,000,000, you]]>
<![CDATA[A Country Home With the New Formal]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:07:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1362-C-DL-AMAN_AND-MEEKS.jpg
Interior design duo James Aman and John Meeks give us a tour of a country home in Greenwich, CT they designed. Using their design concept of "The New Formal," they artfully blended different periods and...]]>
<![CDATA[A One-Of-A-Kind Malibu Compound]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5352-A-SQFT-CALLE_DEL_BARCO.jpg
We’re in Malibu at a home nestled on lush landscape with breathtaking views of the ocean and city.This home is perfect for someone looking to create the ultimate compound. A friend to the show, David Parnes from...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Surprises for the Myhre Family]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:44:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GTTR-7611-MYHRE-WEB.png
George rescues an inspiring mother and teacher facing ALS. While his original intention was to create a safer bathroom for her, he and his team went above and beyond to provide some extra renovation surprises.]]>
<![CDATA[Escape to Thimble Islands: Part 2]]> Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1362-B-THIMBLE_ISLANDS_PART_II.jpg
Right off the coast of Connecticut in the Long Island Sound lies an archipelago consisting of over 100 islands with 80 houses on them. Now, seven of the islands can be yours to live on. For just $78,000,000, you]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Surprises for the Myhre Family]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:30:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-MYHRE-PROMO-NAT-SOCIAL.png
George rescues an inspiring mother and teacher facing ALS. While his original intention was to create a safer bathroom for her, he and his team went above and beyond to provide some extra renovation surprises.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:30:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1362_5352_Promos-NATIONAL+WEB.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Grand Estate Designed by Maya Williams]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5351-A-DL-MAYA_WILLIAMS_R1.jpg
The moment you enter this newly built home, you'll be greeted by the sweeping staircase, high ceilings and luxurious details throughout. The home's interior designer Maya Williams takes us on a tour.]]>
<![CDATA[Ultra Luxe Living in a Small Space]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1361-A-DL-AMIR_KHAMNEIPUR-R%21-LXTV_WEB_Setting_2012.jpg
We're at the home of interior designer of Amir Khamneipur. When Amir was designing his home, he wanted a space that felt like a luxurious 5-star hotel room. He did a lot with a little and there are plenty...]]>
<![CDATA[A Tuscan-Style Villa in Encino]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5351-B-SQFT-4849_ENCINO_AVENUE.jpg
We're stopping by a magnificent Tuscan villa that combines modern comfort with old world, European luxury. Situated on nearly two acres of serene grounds, this home is ideal for high-class entertaining.]]>
<![CDATA[Shopping for a Home With Pets in Mind]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1361-C-COLDWELL_BANKER_PETS-LXTV+WEB+Setting+2012.jpg
Tips to help you search for the perfect home for you and your pup. The experts at Coldwell Banker weigh in on this growing trend. They're sharing everything you need to get started on your home search today! To...]]>
<![CDATA[A Stylish Pied-à-Terre]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:04:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1361-B-DL-GUY_CLARK-LXTV+WEB+Setting+2012.jpg
We're touring an Upper East Side pied-à-terre designed by Guy Clark. His challenge was to open up the space to take advantage of the panoramic views. As for design, he started with rug and worked up from there...]]>
<![CDATA[Sky High Luxury Living]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC-1361-D-SQFT-1_CENTRAL_PARK_WEST-LXTV+WEB+Setting+2012.jpg
This grand apartment towers high above the city on the 47th floor of Trump International Tower. With amazing vistas and exquisite details, this home has it all. But the most jaw dropping part: that master...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Life-Changing Transformation for Quesada Family]]> Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7610-QUESADA-WEB.png
George completes a drastic renovation to provide accessibility and comfort for James Quesada, his family and his caretakers after an auto accident.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:46:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNAT-5351-WEB_PROMO.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Life-Changing Transformation for Quesada Family]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:41:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Quesada+Promo.png
George completes a drastic renovation to provide accessibility and comfort for James Quesada, his family and his caretakers after an auto accident. Watch the full episode this weekend.]]>