<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Open House | Chicago Luxury Homes, Celebrity Homes, Photos and Galleries]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/open-house http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.com en-usWed, 26 Sep 2018 02:12:17 -0500Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:12:17 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Full Episode: Life-enriching Spaces for Harlem's Fisher Center]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:34:26 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2018-09-25+at+2.02.11+PM.png

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: An Apartment for All Ages]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:37:57 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1437-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This full floor loft was imaginatively designed for fun living no matter your age. It's expansive, chic, comfortable, and as you continue through, you discover a wonderland for kids. You have to see it to believe it!

This episode of Open House was hosted at 12 East 88th Street New York, NY: https://www.corcoran.com/nyc-real-estate/for-sale/carnegie-hill/12-east-88th-street-apt-7a/5371650

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<![CDATA[Designer Living: Fashion Forward Furnishings With Ethan Allen]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:38:16 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5427-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Ethan Allen is a hub for fresh, fashion-forward home furnishings. We check out both New York City locations, where two of their design pros are ready to talk hot trends in interior design and show us their two most swoon-worthy new styles. 

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<![CDATA[Designer Living: Designing with Phillip Thomas]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:38:35 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5427-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We travel to Bellport, New York to join designer Phillip Thomas. He shows us his client's home which is expansive yet intimate, and encourages easy celebration inside and out. 

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: A Coral Gables Stunner]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:38:56 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5427-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This Coral Gables estate is a modern architectural beauty that impresses before you even enter. With views from just about every area, it's filled with luxurious allure.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: The Lookout House]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:39:13 -0500

This unique estate has visual nods to both modernist and Japanese architecture. The connection to the outside is ever-present with unobstructed 50-mile views, but it's the inside that truly stuns. 

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<![CDATA[This Week: Life-enriching Spaces for a Harlem's Fisher Center]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:16:09 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GTTR-7806-FISHER-SOCIAL_PROMO_1_1200x675_1325186115918.jpg

George transforms a vibrant Harlem community center focused on helping adults with intellectual disabilities.

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:45:12 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5427-NAT-PROMO-WEB.jpeg

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

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<![CDATA[1945 Franklin Street]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1436-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Built in 1898, this home remains one of San Francisco's most famous residential addresses. The mansion perfectly preserves its original architectural detail while also encompassing a modern feel. The outside is beautiful, and the inside is sure to surprise.

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<![CDATA[Coldwell Banker's 30 Under 30]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/1436-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 Being a real estate agent requires a very particular set of skills as well as knowledge and patience. Coldwell Banker's esteemed annual list, "30 Under 30," celebrates those who have shown a sense of leadership and dedication to their work - all while under the age of 30. We sit down with two Coldwell Banker agents who explain what their job means to them. 

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<![CDATA[High Mountain Estate in Franklin Lakes]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1436-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Franklin Lakes is a beautiful suburb close to New York City, and this expansive brick manor is sure to impress. Set on over six acres of park like grounds, the twelve-bedroom mansion is absolutely exquisite in every corner.

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<![CDATA[Women in Real Estate]]> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1436-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Women make up more than two-thirds of all real estate agents in the country. We sit down with Leesa Harper Rispoli, owner of Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper, who explains why Coldwell Bankers "Women in Leadership" initiative is such a trailblazer in the industry. She is truly an inspiration for all women thinking about a career in real estate.

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<![CDATA[Cooking with Frank Prisinzano in his Miami Retreat]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:02:55 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5425-B_AND_C_BLOCKS-WEB.jpeg

 Frank Prisinzano is an established restaurateur who has built a restaurant empire over the last twenty years. When he's not managing Franks, Lil Frankie's and Supper, he spends time at his gorgeous Miami retreat. He gives us a tour... and of course shares some cooking tips.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Sunset View Drive]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:48:43 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5425-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

The street name says it all. This home was truly built with entertaining in mind, and the details and views are sure to impress. This Los Angeles masterpiece is the perfect combination of classic mid-century design and cutting edge craftsmanship.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Where Outdoors Bloom Indoors with Summer Rayne Oaks]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:43:51 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1435-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Summer Rayne Oakes is an author with an interest in reconnecting people to nature, and her Williamsburg loft does just that. The outdoors bloom inside where she has adorned almost every surface with plantlife. It's the perfect place for her... and her pet chicken, Kippy!

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Union Square Urban Oasis]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:33:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1435-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This penthouse in the middle of Manhattan proves the perfect space for outdoor entertaining. Located atop a loft building just off of Union Square, it's a light-filled sanctuary with four bedrooms and multiple entertaining areas. Sleek and modern - meet warm and welcoming.

This episode of Open House was hosted at 252 East 57th Street

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 14:25:39 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5425-NAT-PROMO-WEB.jpeg

 Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

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<![CDATA[Sustainable Living with Coldwell Banker]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5424-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Join our friends at Coldwell Banker as they share why sustainable living is one of the hottest trends in real estate. See why homes that are eco-friendly and energy-efficient have become some of the most in-demand properties on the market.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Mansion in Los Feliz]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5424-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This Los Feliz mansion was built in 1926 to house the Russian Consulate. Most recently, it was the Los Angeles home to singer and pianist Michael Fienstein. Spread over 15,000 square feet, the home is filled with exquisite detail, and not to mention, cinematic views all the way to the ocean. 

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Brand-new Brentwood Showstopper]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5424-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

This brand-new Brentwood home is the epitome of modern Los Angeles luxury. From soaring celings to expansive city and ocean views on each level, this house is a true showstopper.

 
This episode of Open House was hosted at 275 West 10th Street New York, NY.
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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Preserving Beauty on Central Park West ]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/1434-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We tour one of the last remaining townhouses on Central Park West. Its combination of preserved original detail and modern renovations make it a truly unique property in NYC. Not to mention... It's spread over 9,700 square feet of interiors and even houses an indoor pool.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/1434-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Ever wonder where the oldest continually inhabhited private residence in New York City is located? We take a tour of the infamous Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead with owner Marion Duckworth Smith, who has preserved its beauty to a tee. 

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Park Avenue Masterpiece]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1434-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 We join interior designer Matthew White at his stunning duplex on Park Avenue. Originally part of a mansion designed by architect Stanford White of the famed guilded-age firm Mckimim Mead and White, this home is truly a historical masterpiece. 

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Sylvan Terrace - Where Past Meets Present]]> Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1434-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Sylvan Terrace is a property frozen in time. Originally the carriage drive to the Morris-Jumel Mansion, it is the oldest home in Manhattan, and also George Washington's headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Now, Sylvan Terrace has twenty wood-framed 19th Century row houses that line the street. Townhouse Eleven has been renovated, but many of its original details have been preserved. Just over sixteen hundred square feet, it's a property where the past truly meets the present. 


This episode of Open House was hosted at 275 West 10th Street New York, NY 

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:23:02 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5424-NAT-PROMO-WEB.png

 Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Luxury Design in Brooklyn]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:58:40 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1431-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

Now we’re in the Gravesend section of Brooklyn with interior designer William Mcintosh. He used the beaux arts style home as an inspiration for the lavish interiors. Mixing art deco furnishings with contemporary design touches, he created a unique and lavish residence that surprises at every turn.

This episode of Open House was hosted at 416 West 51st Street, New York, NY 

https://www.corcoran.com/nyc-real-estate/for-sale/clinton/416-west-51st-street/5380146

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<![CDATA[Bunnies, Parrots and Art with Hunt Slonem]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:42:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1431-B_BLOCK-WEB.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... parrots. Each area is a vignette of exquisite eccentricity and every wall is adorned with his prolific and unique creative output.

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<![CDATA[The Cork House in LA]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:18:46 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/5422-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 8854 Thrasher Ave is a modern marvel in the Bird streets section of LA. that was built for idyllic al fresco entertaining. Featuring terraces, skylights, and disappearing walls of glass that open to the grounds – the outside is a true extension of the public and private areas. The home has five bedrooms and nearly ten thousand square feet of interior space.


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<![CDATA[A Home Tour with David Parnes and James Harris]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:23:03 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2018-07-31+at+5.22.22+PM.png

 We're in Beverly Hills with two of the stars of Bravo’s Million Dollar listing Los Angeles, David Parnes and James Harris. They’re showing off their newest listing, a modern airy entertainer’s dream home with panoramic city views. It’s nearly five thousand square feet spread out over three floors of sleek design.


This episode of Open House was hosted at 188 E 64th St, Apt. PH4, New York, NY https://www.corcoran.com/nyc-real-estate/for-sale/upper-east-side/188-east-64th-street-apt-ph4/5478420

 
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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Inside Kathryn Ireland's Home with Elle Decor]]> Tue, 31 Jul 2018 16:24:52 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/220*120/5422-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 For almost thirty years, Elle Décor has peeked behind the doors of to some of the worlds most chic stylish places and homes. We join Editor-in-Chief whitney Robinson as he visits the chic Santa Monica property of designer Kathryn Ireland. See how Kathryn brought in a global aesthetic that is ecclectic, inspiring, and comfortable.


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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Inside the NYC Home of Noah Syndegaard]]> Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:33:20 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2018-07-30+at+10.41.57+AM.png

We join major league fireballer Noah Syndergaard at his apartment on West 42nd Street in NYC. It’s just what the one they call "Thor" needs after a long day at the ballpark.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Tropical Architecture in Downtown Miami]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:11:01 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1432-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 The Miami home of Jacob and Melissa Brillhart is elevated above yet beautifully integrated into the lush natural surroundings. Sliding glass walls open up to two verandas that overlook the grounds. "The Brillhart House" is a true labor of love and a bright, modern homage to tropical architecture.


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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Bold Color and Design in Pound Ridge]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:06:51 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1432-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We’re with Garrow Kedigian at his clients home in Pound Ridge, NY. Like all well designed projects, garrow was able to accentuate the homes natural character. He did that with bold color, texture, and architectural detail.


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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Inside Ken Fulk's Magical Home]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:02:44 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1432-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

 We're at the live-work loft of designer and author Ken Fulk. His sprawling space is located in a landmark building, and was designed to be an opulent ode to all the things that inspire him.


This episode of Open House was hosted at 188 E 64th St, Apt. PH4, New York, NY https://www.corcoran.com/nyc-real-estate/for-sale/upper-east-side/188-east-64th-street-apt-ph4/5478420

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<![CDATA[New Tech sets Coldwell Banker apart from the Rest]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:07:31 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5421-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

 One of the many things that sets our friends at Coldwell Banker apart is how they embrace new technology to empower their agents. Their exclusive CBX technology suite has completely changed how agents market properties. Well now there’s a new facet to this powerful tool and it’s called "CBX Seller Leads".

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Bunnies, Parrots and Art with Hunt Slonem]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:13:30 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5421-D_BLOCK-WEB.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... parrots. Each area is a vignette of exquisite eccentricity and every wall is adorned with his prolific and unique creative output.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Santa Monica Stunner]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:10:12 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5421-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

 We’re in Santa Monica at a unique contemporary home on a palm tree lined street. The moment you step in, you’re greeted by an impressive double height rotunda flooding the space with that California sunshine. The open layout fosters a free flow between the entertaining spaces making it an ideal place to host. 

http://hiltonhyland.com/property/6-1-7-georgina-ave/

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Yacht Inspired Living]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:13:02 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5421-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

924 Palisades Beach Rd. was built around a sculptural staircase that connects each of the three floors. Designed for entertaining with multiple bars, lounging areas, and outdoor spaces each oriented towards breathtaking Pacific views.  

https://www.coldwellbanker.com/property/924-Palisades-Beach-Rd-Santa-Monica-CA-90403/5737507/detail

This episode of Open House was hosted from 416 W 51st St, New York, NY https://www.corcoran.com/nyc-real-estate/for-sale/clinton/416-west-51st-street/5380146

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:00:38 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5421-NAT-PROMO-WEB.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Designer Tour: Inside Mark Zeff's "BlackBarn"]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1430-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Architect Mark Zeff dubbed his East Hampton retreat "BlackBarn" for both its architectural aesthetic and its distinct color. In it, Mark created a free-flowing sanctuary that sits in constant communication with its bucolic surroundings. He's filled it with eclectic furnishings and accessories from a lifetime of travel. It is as serene and comfortable as it is unique.

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: The Montauk Sanctuary of Vicente Wolf]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1430-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Interior designer Vicente Wolf takes us inside his Montauk paradise. Located high on a bluff overlooking the ocean, Vicente created his ideal getaway. Each room frames another stunning view of the natural surroundings with furnishings and accessories that reflect a rich life of travel and a true love of design.

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: The LongHouse Reserve and Home of Jack Lenor Larsen]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1430-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

Jack Lenor Larsen is one of the giants of 20th century design. He’s a legendary textile designer, author, and collector; a champion of both traditional craft and contemporary art. His East Hampton estate, called The LongHouse Reserve, is a dazzling property with rolling park like grounds that are open to the public. Jack opens up his private residence to us, along with the grounds.

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Colorful, Curated Design in the Hamptons]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/1430-D_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We join designer Amy Lau for tour of her client's vibrant home in Water Mill. The property is perfectly situated with a view of Mecox Bay and is open, airy, and filled with natural light. Amy uses a mix of furnishings that range from the mid-century to the contemporary and adorns each area with unique, one of a kind pieces.

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<![CDATA[Designer Living: The Hamptons Home of Fashion Designer Elie Tahari]]> Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1430-E_BLOCK-WEB.jpeg

We're in Sagaponack at the oceanfront home of fashion designer Elie Tahari. With a comfy beach vibe, beautiful grounds and ocean access, this is true Hamptons living at its finest!

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<![CDATA[This Week on Open House]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2018 13:00:22 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/5420-NAT-PROMO-WEB.png

Don't miss an all-new Open House this weekend on NBC. Check local listings for air times in your area.

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: Jenny Kirschner's Purely Personal Home]]> Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1426-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

Interior designer Jenny Kirschner turned a cavernous Brooklyn loft into a semi-futuristic space filled with nostalgic pieces. She was able to turn her home into exactly what she wanted and the result is a unique multi-tiered loft with interesting vignettes at every turn.

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<![CDATA[Designer Tour: A Fifth Ave Penthouse with Bold Prints and Colorful Furnishings]]> Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1426-B_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

We’re with architect and designer Lauren Rubin at a recently completed project on Fifth Avenue. Lauren wanted to open up the space to create uninterrupted sight lines that take full advantage of the city views. With the lighting, furnishings, and a bold living room wall mural, it’s a home that’s both whimsical and sophisticated.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: A Prestigious Estate in Brentwood]]> Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5419-C_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

We are in the exclusive Brentwood Park section of LA for a tour of a newly constructed home. It combines an airy, modern layout with classic architectural details and a seamless flow to the outside. The result is a home that's luxurious, spacious, and chic.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: The Stone Mansion]]> Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1429-A_BLOCK-WEB.jpg

The Stone Mansion has it all: grandeur, luxury, and comfort with more than a few fun surprises. It's the perfect home for lavish galas, exclusive screenings, and even a pick-up game or two. And with a dozen bedrooms and an astounding 30,000 square feet, you can invite everyone you know. This episode of Open House was hosted at 172 Madison Ave, 16B, New York, NY.

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<![CDATA[Home Tour: Inside Chateau Sheree]]> Sat, 30 Jun 2018 11:00:00 -0500 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1429-B_AND_C_BLOCKS-WEB.jpg

Shereé Whitfield gives us a tour of her home. If you're familiar with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" then you know all about the drama behind the construction of “Chateau Shereé” -- as it has come to be known. Well, all of it turned out to be well worth it because Shereé created a personal home that exudes opulence, comfort, and style at every turn with the help of her designer Mikel Welch.

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