<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Open House | Chicago Luxury Homes, Celebrity Homes, Photos and Galleries]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:41:40 -0600 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:41:40 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Square Feet: A Custom-Built Gem in Rye]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:24:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+5.22.48+PM.png
4 North Island Drive boasts 300 feet of waterfront, a fact you can't forget even when you're inside. Take a look inside! This episode of Open House was taped at 76 Crosby, New York. View the listing.]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Inside an Actress's Harlem Townhouse]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:19:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+5.17.17+PM.png
Actress and producer Tamara Tunie has created a comfortable home filled with unique architecture detail and vibrant colors in her Harlem townhouse. Join her for a tour! This episode of Open House was taped at 76...]]>
<![CDATA[How To Decorate For The Holidays]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:26:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+5.08.25+PM.png
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[Square Feet: Tour a Timeless Greenwich Village Property]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:05:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+5.02.59+PM.png
156 W 13th has been a prominent presence in Greenwich Village since the mid-1800s. Located on a lovely treelined block, it is a quintessential example of the stately townhouses for which the neighborhood...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: Make a Sprawling Space Cozy]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:53:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+4.51.32+PM.png
We join Los Angeles-based interior designer Betsy Burnham in her home to see how she brought cozy intimacy to her sprawling space. This episode of Open House was taped at 76 Crosby, New York. View the...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: An Estate To Embrace Surf and Sun]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:56:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-14+at+4.46.48+PM.png
Tour 53 Strand Beach Drive, an oceanfront estate with breathtaking views that will allow you to soak your feet in the Pacific and take a dip in the infinity. This episode of Open House was taped at 76 Crosby...]]>
<![CDATA[Genevieve Gorder's Edgy Chelsea Duplex]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:32:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-07+at+2.04.20+PM.png
We're in West Chelsea at the home of interior designer and media personality Genevieve Gorder. As a judge on HGTV Star and Genevieve's Renovation, Gorder is known for her edgy sense of style and...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Sun-Filled Triplex in Soho]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:29:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-07+at+1.49.59+PM.png
111 Mercer boasts huge glass walls that frame the expansive living spaces with both east and west views, but it's the seamless transitions to the terraces that really make an impression.]]>
<![CDATA[Find The Perfect Home on Fire Island]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:30:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-07+at+1.42.52+PM.png
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]]>
<![CDATA[The Hunt: Find The Perfect Home on Fire Island (Part 2)]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:40:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OHNYC_1282_E_The_Hunt_Pat_2_1200x675_355043395718.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[Live in a European Palace in Florida]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:36:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-07+at+1.35.33+PM.png
We're in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at 1301 E Lake Dr., an impressive estate boasting 174 feet of frontage right on the inter-coastal waterway. It's a home that embraces luxury living with architectural details...]]>
<![CDATA[Glamorous Living in Los Angeles]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:33:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-07+at+1.30.52+PM.png
Visit 9133 Oriole Way recently built home with sweeping views of Los Angeles. It's the kind of property that screams glamorous Los Angeles lifestyle with its clean modern interiors bathed in natural light.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:16:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-06+at+3.13.30+PM.png
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside Katrina Szish's Urban, Nautical City Pad]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:35:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OH-Katrina.png
Take a look inside the downtown apartment of media personality Katrina Szish. It's an edgy blend of urban and nautical themes. This episode of Open House was taped at 463 Greenwich, New York.]]>
<![CDATA[Tour The Katharine Hepburn Estate]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:27:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/oh-hepburn.png
Visit Old Saybrook, Connecticut with us and come inside the former home of an American Icon, screen legend Katharine Hepburn. It served as her tranquil retreat from Hollywood and was a property she loved dearly....]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: The Ultimate Farm Living]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:38:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/oh-double-h.png
We're at Double H Farm in Ridgefield, CT, a property of truly epic proportions. With more than 14,000 square feet of beautifully designed living spaces and 87 acres of rolling fields, paddocks and hills, it's a...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Indoor Outdoor Living In The City]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:56:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Oh-indoor-outdoor.jpg
Go inside 447 W 18th, a duplex penthouse that's an entertainer's dream with open living spaces that blend artfully into the three terraces, each with their own distinct view. This episode of Open House was taped...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: The Sun Is Part of This Bel-Air Home]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:44:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Open-House-Natl.jpg
We're in Bel Air to visit a modern estate built for the very lifestyle that makes Southern California so famous. The sun is an actual architectural element! This episode of Open House was taped at 463 Greenwich,...]]>
<![CDATA[Designer Living: Textures and Colors of Comfy Living]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:41:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/oh-sofia.png
We're inside the apartment of interior designer Sofia Joelsson in Miami and it's no wonder she calls it her oasis. It's a study in modern yet warm minimalism, with bursts of color that excite and textures...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Daughter's Wish For Dad]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 13:56:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-DiFilippo.jpg
George Oliphant responds to a daughter's request for a life-changing home makeover for her father looking to improve his health.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:19:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Open-House-Natl.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Sneak Peek: A Fitness Space For a Special Dad]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:28:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/GTTR-DiFlippo-Promo.jpg
This week on an all-new George To The Rescue, George helps a father who is looking to get fit for his family.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: A Basement Suite For Three Brothers]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:06:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/GTTR-Ulrich-Full.jpg
George Oliphant creates a dream living space for three tall teenage brothers facing financial and spatial difficulties.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Brothers' Wish For a New Bedroom]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:48:40 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/GTTR-Ulrich-Promo.jpg
Catch a sneak peek of this weekend's all-new George To The Rescue as George rescues three teenage brothers and their tiny bedroom. Watch this weekend: NY (WNBC) - Sat 930a / Sat 7p / Sun 1230a LA (KNBC) - Sat...]]>
<![CDATA[The Rescue: The Bathroom Leak Fix]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:07:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OH-McIntyre.jpg
An irritating bathroom leak has created a gaping hole in the McIntyre family's kitchen ceiling. Watch as George finds the source and takes care of the issue once and for all… and, has a little fun along...]]>
<![CDATA[Palatial Dupont Estate Is a Must-See]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:51:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/OH-dupont-estate1.jpg
Join us in Brookville, Long Island at Dupont Estate, a home inspired by a French chateau. No expense was spared inside or out. This episode of of Open House was taped at 101 West 87th St., NY. View]]>
<![CDATA[A Triplex Loft Made For Parties]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:17:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-vestry.jpg
We're at 39 Vestry in Tribeca where we visit an impressive triplex loft on a cobble-stoned street. It's an entertainer's dream with over 5,000 square feet of space and a show-stopping skylight that...]]>
<![CDATA[Design Hunting with "New York" Mag]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:00:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OH-design-hunting.jpg
We're bringing the pages of "New York" magazine's winter issue of "Design Hunting" to life. The magazine features the home decor of some of the city's most stylish residents. This episode of of Open House...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Tour a Handsome a Craftsman-Style Home]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:11:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-Sand-Canyon.jpg
We're at 4352 Sand Canyon in Ventura County, CA inside a craftsman style home filled with richly detailed design elements in its warm woods. Grand in scale yet intimate in feeling, this home provides the kind of...]]>
<![CDATA[This Washington Waterfront Estate Is a Gem]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:07:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OH-5270-Promo1.jpg
We're in Washington state to visit a home inspired by the grand vacation estates in places like the Hamptons and Hyannis Port. This architectural treasure was built to take advantage of the amazing views of the...]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: Amy's Dream Home Makeover]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:19:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-16+at+7.30.24+PM.png
Three months after an ATV accident left Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen paralyzed, George gives her a home renovation fit for a champion.]]>
<![CDATA[Sneak Peek: Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's Incredible Homecoming]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:42:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-16+at+7.28.05+PM.png
Three months after an ATV accident left Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen paralyzed, George gives her a home renovation fit for a champion. Watch an all-new episode this weekend. NY (WNBC) - Sat 930a /...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:07:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OH-5270-Promo.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Special Rescue For Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:37:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Amy-Van-Dyken-Rouen.png
Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen shines as bright as her illustrious swimming legacy as George joins Meredith Vieira to welcome her back to a remodeled home complete with style and independence.]]>
<![CDATA[Full Episode: The Urquiza Family's New Dining Room]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:47:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/OH-Urquiza-Full.jpg
The Urquiza family had one wish, a large enough dining space to have family dinner. George surprises them to give them the space they've always wanted.]]>
<![CDATA[How To Infuse Elegance With a Modern Aesthetic]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:01:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/OH-Betty-Wasserman.jpg
We're in Chelsea with interior designer Betty Wasserman who is known for her ability to infuse elegance, warmth, and even a bit of wit into an otherwise modern aesthetic. See how she transforms this bachelor...]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: The Inside of This Home Is Delightfully Surprising]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:12:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-18-Chimney.jpg
We're in Greenwich, Connecticut at 18 Chimney Corner Lane a unique waterfront home with truly mesmerizing views. The somewhat reserved exterior hides wildly imaginative interiors.]]>
<![CDATA[Square Feet: Columbus Circle Penthouse Boasts Enviable City Views]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:56:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OH-80-Columbus.jpg
Come inside a modern penthouse at 80 Columbus Circle that truly puts the world at your feet. With over 3,000 square feet, this three-bedroom home has been completely renovated and boasts incredible city]]>
<![CDATA[Daykeover: Transform a Drab Space Into a Mature Home]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:46:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-Daykeover-Cachet.jpg
Interior designer Courtney Cachet shows up to the home Nicole, a busy professional, who has allowed her home decor to get caught between college holdouts and parental hand-me-downs.]]>
<![CDATA[Transform a Playroom With Style and Substance]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:20:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-Vanessa-Antonelli.jpg
Kevin Jonas of the Jonas Brothers and his wife Danielle needed a well-designed playroom for their new daughter, so they called designer Vanessa Antonelli. Vanessa specializes in designing unique spaces...]]>
<![CDATA[Tour an Opulent Estate That Is Sure To Impress]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:03:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OH-Wetherby.jpg
11766 Wetherby is a Mediterranean-style home that sits on close to an acre of land and features breathtaking views of the hills and canyons. Friend to Open House, Christophe Choo takes us on a tour. This episode]]>
<![CDATA[A Celebrity Villa Made For Entertaining]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:46:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OHNAT-Castillian-Drive.jpg
We're inside 2321 Castillian Drive, a villa in Los Angeles with quite a celebrity history. Ginger Spice, RuPaul, Blake Shelton and Heidi Klum have all reportedly stayed there, so it makes sense that this...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:27:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OHNAT-5269.jpg
Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[A Family's Wish For a New Dining Space]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:45:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OH-Urquiza.jpg
A family with no space is about to get a lot closer after George shows up. Watch this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside "The Money Pit" Mansion]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:27:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-NYC-Money-Pit.jpg
This magnificent mansion is best known as being both the set and subject of Tom Hanks' classic comedy "The Money Pit." Located on Long Island's famed gold coast and set on over five acres of manicured grounds...]]>
<![CDATA[Staten Island Opulence and Luxury]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 13:08:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-NYC-35Peter.jpg
Go inside 35 Peter Court, a massive manor on Staten Island, built with the most lavish of details. You're greeted by a grand two-story foyer with an elegant staircase, inlaid marble, and a 700-gallon aquarium.]]>
<![CDATA[Update The Look of a Classic Home]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:46:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/OH-NYC-Kedigian.jpg
Designer and architect Garrow Kedigian updated the classic layout of his apartment, opening up the walls and adding bold colors, delicate textures and visual interest in the millwork.]]>
<![CDATA[How To Live and Work In a Small Space]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:26:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/OH-NYC-EASON.jpg
Space is premium in NYC, and most of the time, we don't have enough of it. Designer John Douglas Eason didn't let that stop him in his midtown rental, in which he both lives and works.]]>