Wabansia Before and After

Alison took this home from 80s prison vibes to the best house on the block.
Alison Victoria's New Show
Alison Victoria's New Show

Windy City Rehab
is Here!

In one of the most anticipated series premieres in HGTV’s new season lineup, Alison Victoria heads to her home town of Chicago to restore vintage homes in the city’s historic neighborhoods. (And she’s got a few other irons in the fire as well.)  Find Out More

+ a New Exclusive Digital Series
+ a New Exclusive Digital Series

High Heels, High Stakes 4 Videos

High Heels, High Stakes is a new HGTV digital series that's serves as a companion piece to Windy City Rehab. Check out the exclusive video series that features Alison Victoria's "tricks of the trade" as she buys and flips vintage homes in Chicago.  Watch Now

Windy City Rehab: The Renovations

About the Show

Interior designer Alison Victoria combines upscale design with a passion for her hometown as she buys and restores old homes in Chicago. For these neglected homes in historic neighborhoods, she works to restore dignity to the homes while adding more square footage, style and modern twists. But each house has a past, and she never knows what challenges lie hidden beneath the decades of paint and plaster.

Season 1, Episode 1

Bucktown Rebuild

Alison Victoria buys a rundown historic home in the heart of Chicago. This Windy City home comes with many surprises, however, and when the house unexpectedly has to be taken down to the studs, Alison must do whatever it takes to stay on time and on budget.

Wednesday
Apr 22
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 2

Wabansia Made Wonderful

Alison and Donovan take a huge risk when they buy an oddball, boxlike house from the 90s. A flooded basement is just the beginning of a myriad of problems they encounter, so Alison must find a way to bring big design to a house that's rapidly hurdling over budget while still turning a profit.

Wednesday
Apr 22
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

House of Horrors

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take their chances on a split-level home that is full of disasters. Faced with numerous setbacks, they must put their differences aside to turn the nightmare into a dream home for potential buyers.

Wednesday
Apr 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Historical Headache

A tip from a friend lands Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt one of the first landmarked cottages in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood of Chicago. They hope to return the property to its former glory, but strict historical build guidelines and expensive property loss make them wonder if they bit off more than they can chew.

Wednesday
Apr 22
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 11

Roof-Raising Race for Space

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt are back in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, where they find a Civil War-era house on a corner lot with only 1,200 square feet of living space. Their challenge is to wring enough additional space and fresh design from the small home to get their price point without destroying its original history and charm.

Wednesday
Apr 22
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Historic Pain or Economic Gain?

Alison Victoria and contractor Donovan Eckhardt tackle an 1800s landmarked home in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. They think the home's massive size and profit potential make it a no-brainer, but some major structural issues and a tenant who won't vacate cause them to lose control of the already maxed-out budget.

Wednesday
Apr 22
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 10

Skyline Penthouse

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take on a penthouse with the potential for some serious profit. However, what seems like an easy renovation quickly goes off the rails when an inexperienced superintendent tries to hide his shoddy work.

Friday
May 1
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 7

House of Horrors

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take their chances on a split-level home that is full of disasters. Faced with numerous setbacks, they must put their differences aside to turn the nightmare into a dream home for potential buyers.

Thursday
May 14
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

Historic Pain or Economic Gain?

Alison Victoria and contractor Donovan Eckhardt tackle an 1800s landmarked home in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. They think the home's massive size and profit potential make it a no-brainer, but some major structural issues and a tenant who won't vacate cause them to lose control of the already maxed-out budget.

Thursday
May 14
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 2

Wabansia Made Wonderful

Alison and Donovan take a huge risk when they buy an oddball, boxlike house from the 90s. A flooded basement is just the beginning of a myriad of problems they encounter, so Alison must find a way to bring big design to a house that's rapidly hurdling over budget while still turning a profit.

Thursday
May 14
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 8

Fire Sale Fail to Dream Duplex

While looking for a property in Wicker Park, designer Alison Victoria and contractor Donovan Eckhardt discover what seems like a great deal on an 1885 triplex with fire damage. But even as Alison starts picking out some old Chicago pieces to mix in with the new sophisticated design, hidden structural damage from the fire starts burning up their hopes for a profit.

Thursday
May 14
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 4

To Sell or Not to Sell

Alison Victoria wants to give a neglected Bucktown home an upscale, English-style makeover. However, she faces a tough financial decision when a potential buyer makes a full-price offer that requires her to change the entire design.

Thursday
May 14
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 5

Lincoln Park Fourplex

Alison and Donovan are faced with a gamble when they find a converted four-unit historic home in Lincoln Park. They can either turn it back into a single-family home or keep it as a four-unit -- which for them is uncharted territory.

Thursday
May 14
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 4

To Sell or Not to Sell

Alison Victoria wants to give a neglected Bucktown home an upscale, English-style makeover. However, she faces a tough financial decision when a potential buyer makes a full-price offer that requires her to change the entire design.

Thursday
Jun 18
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

Bucktown Rebuild

Alison Victoria buys a rundown historic home in the heart of Chicago. This Windy City home comes with many surprises, however, and when the house unexpectedly has to be taken down to the studs, Alison must do whatever it takes to stay on time and on budget.

Thursday
Jun 18
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

Historic Pain or Economic Gain?

Alison Victoria and contractor Donovan Eckhardt tackle an 1800s landmarked home in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. They think the home's massive size and profit potential make it a no-brainer, but some major structural issues and a tenant who won't vacate cause them to lose control of the already maxed-out budget.

Thursday
Jun 18
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

House of Horrors

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take their chances on a split-level home that is full of disasters. Faced with numerous setbacks, they must put their differences aside to turn the nightmare into a dream home for potential buyers.

Thursday
Jun 18
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 11

Roof-Raising Race for Space

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt are back in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, where they find a Civil War-era house on a corner lot with only 1,200 square feet of living space. Their challenge is to wring enough additional space and fresh design from the small home to get their price point without destroying its original history and charm.

Thursday
Jun 18
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 10

Skyline Penthouse

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take on a penthouse with the potential for some serious profit. However, what seems like an easy renovation quickly goes off the rails when an inexperienced superintendent tries to hide his shoddy work.

Thursday
Jun 18
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 5

Lincoln Park Fourplex

Alison and Donovan are faced with a gamble when they find a converted four-unit historic home in Lincoln Park. They can either turn it back into a single-family home or keep it as a four-unit -- which for them is uncharted territory.

Thursday
Jun 18
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 9

Historical Headache

A tip from a friend lands Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt one of the first landmarked cottages in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood of Chicago. They hope to return the property to its former glory, but strict historical build guidelines and expensive property loss make them wonder if they bit off more than they can chew.

Thursday
Jun 18
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Lincoln Park Fourplex

Alison and Donovan are faced with a gamble when they find a converted four-unit historic home in Lincoln Park. They can either turn it back into a single-family home or keep it as a four-unit -- which for them is uncharted territory.

Wednesday
Jun 24
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 7

House of Horrors

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt take their chances on a split-level home that is full of disasters. Faced with numerous setbacks, they must put their differences aside to turn the nightmare into a dream home for potential buyers.

Wednesday
Jun 24
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 8

Fire Sale Fail to Dream Duplex

While looking for a property in Wicker Park, designer Alison Victoria and contractor Donovan Eckhardt discover what seems like a great deal on an 1885 triplex with fire damage. But even as Alison starts picking out some old Chicago pieces to mix in with the new sophisticated design, hidden structural damage from the fire starts burning up their hopes for a profit.

Wednesday
Jun 24
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 11

Roof-Raising Race for Space

Alison Victoria and Donovan Eckhardt are back in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood, where they find a Civil War-era house on a corner lot with only 1,200 square feet of living space. Their challenge is to wring enough additional space and fresh design from the small home to get their price point without destroying its original history and charm.

Wednesday
Jun 24
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 2

Wabansia Made Wonderful

Alison and Donovan take a huge risk when they buy an oddball, boxlike house from the 90s. A flooded basement is just the beginning of a myriad of problems they encounter, so Alison must find a way to bring big design to a house that's rapidly hurdling over budget while still turning a profit.

Wednesday
Jun 24
10am | 9c