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WHAT: Midwest Home Chicago’s 4th annual Chicago Luxury Home Tour will spotlight 29 custom-built homes valued from nearly $1 million to more than $6.2 million. This year’s tour showcases homes with relaxing retreats from stress relieving spas to secret gardens and cozy hearth rooms to his/her offices. The creation of tranquil spaces, whether spacious or cozy, is part of a new trend in luxury living.

The self-guided tour provides an opportunity to check out the latest in custom-built design, high-end appliances and state-of-the-art electronics. Twenty-eight different builders will showcase their designs offering a unique opportunity to see a variety of styles and home trends.

Chicago Homes
WHEN: The tour will be open to the public Friday – Sunday, September 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23 from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Passport tickets will be available at Chicago area Caribou Coffee locations and online at www.chicagohometour.com beginning August 27. Passport tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the homes. Attendees can tour all 29 homes with one Passport ticket. A tour map will be provided upon ticket purchase. Single home tickets will be sold at the homes for $5 each.

WHERE: Barrington Hills, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Hinsdale, Lake Bluff, Naperville, New Lenox, St. Charles, Sugar Grove, Wheaton, Winnetka and Yorkville.