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[05/02/11 - 06:41 AM]
Second Annual "HGTV Urban Oasis" Will Call Chicago's Trump International Hotel & Tower Home
Designer Vern Yip has drafted plans for the 1,000 square-foot residence that will be the centerpiece of a fall 2011 grand-prize package.

[via press release from HGTV]

Second Annual "HGTV Urban Oasis" Will Call Chicago's Trump International Hotel & Tower Home

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 -- HGTV is taking its second annual HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway to new heights, creating a custom, contemporary residence on the 35th floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower(R) in Chicago. HGTV's popular designer Vern Yip has drafted plans for the 1,000 square-foot residence that will be the centerpiece of a fall 2011 grand-prize package. The fully-furnished, high-rise residence will include one bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, a gourmet kitchen and extraordinary views of the city's skyline, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Viewers can enter for a chance to win the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway once a day on HGTV.com as well as once a day on HGTV's Frontdoor.com from Thursday, August 18 - Friday, October 7, 2011. Until then, videos and additional information about the Chicago site are available at HGTV.com/urbanoasis and frontdoor.com/urbanoasis.

"If you like the energy of city life, then the HGTV Urban Oasis is the giveaway for you," said network President Jim Samples. "Chicago's Trump International Hotel & Tower is an ideal location for anyone who has dreamed of a luxurious downtown lifestyle and, once again, viewers can expect the HGTV Urban Oasis residence to showcase the best in urban design and progressive city living."

Yip, a favorite with viewers and a panel member on the popular series HGTV Design Star, plans to decorate the high-rise residence with an eclectic mix of antiques and architectural artifacts that can comfortably co-exist with the more contemporary decor reflective of Chicago's heart and soul. The residence also will include access to the tower's five star services such as a spa, fitness center, pool, restaurant and 24-hour concierge.

"When it is completed, the 2011 HGTV Urban Oasis will exemplify the best of Chicago," said Jack Thomasson, Professional House Planner for HGTV. "The Trump International Hotel & Tower is the best address in Chicago, having been ranked #1 in the category of Large City Hotels - Continental U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure's 2010 World's Best Awards readers' survey. We are proud to bring this amazing opportunity to fans of the HGTV home giveaways."

As part of its comprehensive on-air and online coverage during the giveaway period, HGTV will feature many of the popular attractions, parks and eclectic shops in the Chicago area including the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Botanic Gardens and the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio in Oak Park, IL.

"We are thrilled to partner with HGTV for the 2011 Urban Oasis Giveaway," said Ivanka Trump, executive vice president of development and acquisitions at The Trump Organization. "From the spectacular city views to the building's world-class amenities, we think HGTV viewers will enjoy witnessing the unparalleled living arrangements available to owners at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, and are excited to see the completed unit."

About HGTV

HGTV, America's leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and is one of cable's top-rated networks. HGTV's website, HGTV.com, is the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination and attracts an average of 5 million unique visitors per month.

About FrontDoor.com

FrontDoor.com is an online real estate information service powered by HGTV, the No.1 source for home-related media content. The site currently offers more than 4 million listings of homes for sale. In addition to providing users with the latest real estate listings, FrontDoor.com houses expert HGTV advice and videos along with original Web series and a comprehensive library of features, tools, guides and information.

About Trump International Hotel & Tower

At 92-stories Trump International Hotel & Tower(R) Chicago is the tallest residential building in North America, located in the heart of the city at 401 N. Wabash Avenue. The building consists of 486 luxury residences located on floors 29 through 89 as well as 339 luxuriously appointed hotel condominiums on floors 14 to 27M. Residential condominiums include studios, one- to three-bedroom plans, and four- and five-bedroom penthouses and range in size from 580 to 14,000 square-feet. Homes showcase floor-to-ceiling windows that afford unparalleled views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and the city skyline, as well as gourmet kitchens, custom baths and state-of-the-art appliances.

Residences at Trump International Hotel & Tower(R) Chicago offer a world-class living experience in which residents have full access to the property's opulent surroundings and five-star amenities including Sixteen, a fine dining restaurant featuring the modern American cuisine of Executive Chef Frank Brunacci; The Spa at Trump(R); the Trump Health Club; Rebar, a chic cocktail lounge; The Terrace at Trump; and the River Walk, a 1.2-acre, three-level riverfront space.

Designed by the noted architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Trump International Hotel & Tower(R) Chicago is a stunning addition to Chicago's distinguished skyline. For information about owning a Residential Condominium or Hotel Condominium in Trump International Hotel and Tower(R) Chicago, please call (312) 644-0900. Prices starting in the $400,000s.





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