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Buy the Original 1971 Owner’s Duplex Penthouse at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom duplex penthouse in the Walton Colannade at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast just came on the market. According to the listing, it is the unit originally configured for the original owner of the building in 1971. It has south and east views of the Lake and the skyline. A spiral staircase links the […]

Designer Apartment Living in the Gold Coast: A 2/2 at 1555 N. Astor

This 2-bedroom at 1555 N. Astor in the Gold Coast just came on the market. The building was constructed in the mid-1970s and has 104 units. It has views of Lincoln Park, the Gold Coast, and, depending on where you are in the building, of the Lake. The listing says this unit is the home of designer […]

Distress Sales Still Happening in 1601 S. State in the South Loop

This 2-bedroom at 1601 S. State in the South Loop came on the market in February 2015. After numerous price reductions it is now listed as a short sale. We’ve chattered about the distress sales in this building numerous times over the years so this is not the first. See our 2012 chatter on a […]

20 Foot Ceilings and City Views in Lincoln Park: A 2-Bedroom at 2343 N. Greenview

This 2-bedroom duplex at 2343 N. Greenview in West Lincoln Park came on the market in July 2015. The listing says it is an “architect designer rehab”. It has 20 foot ceilings in the living/dining/kitchen with dark espresso wood floors and south city views. The listing says the kitchen has been “newly remodeled.” It has […]

2 Years Later, 2-Bedroom Old Town Townhouse Is Now $4K Under the 2002 Price: 1732 N. Mohawk

We’ve chattered about this 2-bedroom townhouse at 1732 N. Mohawk in Old Town several times this year. See our August 2011 chatter here. The townhouse has actually been on the market for 2 years. It was recently reduced another $25,000. Back in August, a couple of you thought it would probably sell around $370,ooo to […]