Archive for the 'Tri-Taylor' Category

Pasta Factory Loft-Like Townhouse Returns 10 Years Later: 2334 W. Polk in Tri-Taylor

This 4-bedroom townhouse in the Pasta Factory at 2334 W. Polk in Tri-Taylor just came on the market. It would take a real dedicated reader to recognize it, though, as it appeared on Crib Chatter all the way back in December 2007 not long after the site was launched. No one commented on it. Ha! […]

Trying to Sell a 4-Bedroom Rowhouse Less Than 3 Years Later: 2423 W. Grenshaw in Tri-Taylor

This 4-bedroom vintage rowhouse at 2423 W. Grenshaw in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood has been on and off the market for nearly a year. Built in 1900, the rowhouse has 10 foot ceilings and hardwood floors on a 20×125 lot. It also has 2 fireplaces, skylights and a walk-out basement. 3 of the bedrooms are on the […]

Live in the Heart of Tri-Taylor for Under the 2005 Price: 1408 W. Taylor

This 3-bedroom unit at 1408 W. Taylor in the heart of the Tri-Taylor neighborhood on the west side has been on the market since July 2009. It has been reduced $39,900 in those 17 months. The unit is now listed for $17,000 less than the 2005 purchase price. At 1540 square feet, this is not […]

We Love Private Indoor Pools: 821 S. Bell in Tri-Taylor

This 4-bedroom home at 821 S. Bell in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood is among the more unique I’ve seen in the city. At 4300 square feet, it was built in 1990 on an oversized 50×125 lot. It has a two level master bedroom, 3 fireplaces, maple floors throughout with cherry inlaids and, according to the listing, a $90k studio/workout room. […]

Live in the Heart of Tri-Taylor in This 2-Bedroom Duplex: 1449 W. Lexington

This 2-bedroom duplex up unit at 1449 W. Lexington in the Tri-Taylor (or is this University Village?) neighborhood is right in the heart of the dining/shopping district. The listing says the unit has been upgraded with designer finishes. There are hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has white 42 inch cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counter […]

The Modern Vintage Rowhouse: 2150 W. Bowler in Tri-Taylor

This 4-bedroom renovated rowhouse at 2150 W. Bowler in the Tri-Taylor/UIC neighborhood has all the bells and whistles homebuyers look for. Built in 1889, it recently was updated with a new limestone staircase. The lower level has been finished with a family room, a bath and the fourth bedroom. The other three bedrooms are on […]

“Incredible Investment Opportunity” in Little Italy: 1404 W. Flournoy

This vintage 2-bedroom unit at 1404 W. Flournoy in the Little Italy neighborhood has been on the market nearly a year. It’s been reduced $8,000 in that time period. The unit has 9.5 foot ceilings, exposed brick and, the listing says, new windows. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. It doesn’t have an […]

A Rowhouse With Great Bones in Little Italy: 820 S. Bishop

This 5-bedroom brick rowhouse at 820 S. Bishop in Little Italy was built in 1873. The listing says it needs updating. Yes, those look like green appliances in the kitchen. But looking beyond that, the home has tall ceilings, bay windows, a fireplace in the living room and hardwood floors. It also has central air […]

Vintage Character With Modern Amenities: 839 S. Laflin in Little Italy

This 2-bedroom vintage unit at 839 S. Laflin in Little Italy has been updated but has not lost its character. The unit still sports high ceilings, crown molding and a fireplace. But the kitchen is modern with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and white cabinets. The unit has central air, an in-unit washer/dryer and appears to have a parking […]

Test of the Spring Market Was Successful for 907 S. Miller

In April, we chattered about whether this 3-bedroom duplex down at 907 S. Miller in the University Park/Tri-Taylor neighborhood would finally sell after nearly 2 years on the market and several reductions. The answer is “yes.”   See our prior chatter here. The unit closed for slightly under the 2004 purchase price, however. Unit #1: […]