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

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 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.

Tuesday
Sep 1
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.

Tuesday
Sep 1
4pm | 3c
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.

Tuesday
Sep 1
5pm | 4c
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.

Saturday
Sep 12
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Sep 12
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

Sneak Peek: Spend More to Make More

In this exclusive sneak peek, Alison and Donovan are denied a loan and are forced to shift their focus on finishing a new construction that slipped through the cracks. Alison must finish the project quickly and find out why it stalled in the first place.

Saturday
Sep 12
9am | 8c
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.

Saturday
Sep 12
9:05am | 8:05c
Season 1, Episode 2

Raise the Stakes: Wabansia Made Wonderful

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as Alison and Donovan buy a '90s oddball house. After a myriad of problems, Alison must find a way to bring big design to a house that's rapidly hurdling over budget.

Tuesday
Sep 15
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

Spend More to Make More

Alison and Donovan are denied a loan for a new property and are forced to shift their focus on finishing a new construction that slipped through the cracks. Alison must finish the project quickly and get to the bottom of why it stalled in the first place.

Tuesday
Sep 15
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 1

Spend More to Make More

Alison and Donovan are denied a loan for a new property and are forced to shift their focus on finishing a new construction that slipped through the cracks. Alison must finish the project quickly and get to the bottom of why it stalled in the first place.

Wednesday
Sep 16
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 2

Raise the Stakes: Wabansia Made Wonderful

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as Alison and Donovan buy a '90s oddball house. After a myriad of problems, Alison must find a way to bring big design to a house that's rapidly hurdling over budget.

Wednesday
Sep 16
3am | 2c
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
Sep 16
4am | 3c
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
Sep 16
5am | 4c
Season 2, Episode 1

Spend More to Make More

Alison and Donovan are denied a loan for a new property and are forced to shift their focus on finishing a new construction that slipped through the cracks. Alison must finish the project quickly and get to the bottom of why it stalled in the first place.

Tuesday
Sep 22
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Raise the Stakes: Lincoln Park Fourplex

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as Alison and Donovan are faced with a gamble on a four-unit historic home. They must decide to turn it back into a single-family home or keep it as a four-unit.

Tuesday
Sep 22
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 2

Bridgeport or Bust

Despite Donovan's hesitation, Alison seizes the opportunity to build in a new area of Chicago. She feels this project is the perfect way to get to know the neighborhood, and while it goes smoothly, cracks continue to grow in her and Donovan's partnership.

Tuesday
Sep 22
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

Bridgeport or Bust

Despite Donovan's hesitation, Alison seizes the opportunity to build in a new area of Chicago. She feels this project is the perfect way to get to know the neighborhood, and while it goes smoothly, cracks continue to grow in her and Donovan's partnership.

Wednesday
Sep 23
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 5

Raise the Stakes: Lincoln Park Fourplex

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as Alison and Donovan are faced with a gamble on a four-unit historic home. They must decide to turn it back into a single-family home or keep it as a four-unit.

Wednesday
Sep 23
3am | 2c
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.

Wednesday
Sep 23
4am | 3c
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
Sep 23
5am | 4c
Season 2, Episode 2

Bridgeport or Bust

Despite Donovan's hesitation, Alison seizes the opportunity to build in a new area of Chicago. She feels this project is the perfect way to get to know the neighborhood, and while it goes smoothly, cracks continue to grow in her and Donovan's partnership.

Tuesday
Sep 29
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Raise the Stakes: Skyline Penthouse

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she and Donovan take on a penthouse. What seems like an easy renovation quickly goes off the rails when an inexperienced superintendent tries to hide shoddy work.

Tuesday
Sep 29
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 3

Going Big on Berenice

Alison and Donovan find a home in the North Center neighborhood, and she thinks it's an opportunity to get the business under control. After Donovan has a disagreement over a structural issue, Alison considers whether they can continue working together.

Tuesday
Sep 29
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Going Big on Berenice

Alison and Donovan find a home in the North Center neighborhood, and she thinks it's an opportunity to get the business under control. After Donovan has a disagreement over a structural issue, Alison considers whether they can continue working together.

Wednesday
Sep 30
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 10

Raise the Stakes: Skyline Penthouse

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she and Donovan take on a penthouse. What seems like an easy renovation quickly goes off the rails when an inexperienced superintendent tries to hide shoddy work.

Wednesday
Sep 30
3am | 2c
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
Sep 30
4am | 3c