In 2014, Horizon Realty Group purchased the North Shore Retirement Hotel in Evanston, a staple in the area since the 1920s. A 20 million dollar renovation has been underway, updating the property into luxury retirement living. It has been renamed, The Merion. Also at the property is the beautiful Crystal Ballroom.
In January of 2014, REALTOR Magazine interviewed Jeff Michael about the project. You can read it here.