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 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
Oct 14
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
Oct 14
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.

Saturday
Oct 17
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Oct 17
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Alison's Aftermath

Alison hustles to defend her business and reputation as she works to keep everything from falling apart. She takes on a three-unit building in one of Chicago's hottest neighborhoods and must figure out how to make each unique and luxurious in its own way.

Saturday
Oct 17
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 4

Gold Coast Gold

Alison tackles a high-rise condo in need of a modern makeover and hopes to turn a quick profit. As her business spirals out of control, tempers flare during a meeting and Alison and Donovan's partnership is pushed to the brink.

Saturday
Oct 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Alison's Aftermath

Alison hustles to defend her business and reputation as she works to keep everything from falling apart. She takes on a three-unit building in one of Chicago's hottest neighborhoods and must figure out how to make each unique and luxurious in its own way.

Tuesday
Oct 20
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Raise the Stakes: Historical Headache

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she and Donovan work to return a landmark cottage to its former glory.

Tuesday
Oct 20
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Raise the Stakes: To Sell or Not to Sell

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she faces a tough financial decision when a potential buyer makes a full-price offer, with a catch, on her renovation.

Tuesday
Oct 20
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Raise the Stakes: To Sell or Not to Sell

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she faces a tough financial decision when a potential buyer makes a full-price offer, with a catch, on her renovation.

Wednesday
Oct 21
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 9

Raise the Stakes: Historical Headache

Alison and the crew reveal details behind the making of the episode and share fun facts as she and Donovan work to return a landmark cottage to its former glory.

Wednesday
Oct 21
3am | 2c
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
Oct 21
4am | 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.

Wednesday
Oct 21
5am | 4c
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
2pm | 1c
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
5pm | 4c
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
6pm | 5c
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.

Saturday
Oct 31
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 1

Through the Cracks

Donovan and Alison shift their focus to finishing a new construction project that fell through the cracks after being denied a loan for a new property. Alison discovers why the job stalled in the first place and races to finish it up.

Sunday
Nov 1
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

Testing a New Area

Alison takes the opportunity to get to know a new neighborhood and build in a different area of Chicago despite Donovan's hesitation. While the project goes smoothly, cracks continue to spread in their partnership.

Sunday
Nov 1
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
Nov 1
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 1

Through the Cracks

Donovan and Alison shift their focus to finishing a new construction project that fell through the cracks after being denied a loan for a new property. Alison discovers why the job stalled in the first place and races to finish it up.

Monday
Nov 2
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 2

Testing a New Area

Alison takes the opportunity to get to know a new neighborhood and build in a different area of Chicago despite Donovan's hesitation. While the project goes smoothly, cracks continue to spread in their partnership.

Monday
Nov 2
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
Nov 2
2am | 1c