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Ideas for Chicago Real Estate-Loving Moms

May 11, 2012

Sunday is Mother’s Day. Do you know what you’re doing for and with Mom?

How about taking her on a tour of some historic metro Chicago real estate?

The Evanston History Center is hosting its annual Mother’s Day House Walk on Sunday, May 13 from noon to 5 p.m.. Participants will get to view the interiors of several private homes in Evanston that embody the best in history and architecture.

There will also be a raffle of prizes, so maybe you can win something for Mom along the way.

Tickets are $40 if you purchase them online at evantonhistorycenter.org through Saturday; $45 on Mother’s Day. Proceeds benefit EHC’s programs and its preservation of Evanston history.

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Now, what about a gift for Mom? Want to stay along the same lines?

The Chicago Architecture Foundation is offering a Mother’s Day Membership gift set, which includes:

*A Household Membership to the Foundation

*Four Chicago Architecture Foundation Walking Tour passes

*A Frank Lloyd Wright Waterlilies picture frame

*The Spiral Pin from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

The Membership in a Box is valued at $225 but costs $99 for Mother’s Day.

Visit architecture.org for more information on the gift and to find out about some downtown Chicago walking tours that might peak your interest.

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Want Mom to dine in a fantastic mansion?

The Cuneo Mansion & Gardens, 1350 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills, is hosting its annual Mother’s Day brunch buffet on Sunday, which comes with a tour of the beautiful mansion and gardens.

Seatings are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and reservations are required. Call 847-367-3014 or email info@cuneomansion.org.

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Want a special gift Mom can admire as her own? Two Pop-Up Art Shows are sure to have the perfect item.

*Stella Boutique: This adorable women’s boutique at 2116 Central Street in Evanston has been hosting a pop-up art show and sale of local and national artists’ work throughout the month of May. Besides the show, the store is a treasure trove of special gifts from journals to jewelry to home decor, clothing, accessories and more. You’ll find things here you won’t find anywhere else to make Mom feel one-of-a-kind.

*Chicago Art Girls Pop-Up Shop: More than 35 artists who create handmade, high-quality yet affordable items including housewares, photography, eco-friendly wood accessories, reclaimed wood furniture, jewelry, glassware and more, will be on display and ready for purchase during this one-day show on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Helium Gallery, 4710 N. Ravenswood Ave. in Chicago.

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Got kids who needs gifts for Mom?

Take them to Lowe’s where they can make one of their very own. This Saturday morning, Chicago-area Lowe’s are offering a Build and Grow Clinic when kids can create a picture frame planter and personalize it with photos. It’s the perfect gift that keeps on giving as kids and Moms can plant something together at home. Reservations are recommended; visit lowesbuildandgrow.com to make one.

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Chicagoland Real Estate Forum wants to wish all those special Moms out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!

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