Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

How Close to the El Could You Live? Part III: 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport is Back

This 3-bedroom brick single family home at 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport just came on the market. But long time readers will recognize it because we’ve chattered about it 4 times since it first came on the market in 2010. See the October 2010 chatter here where we had a spirited discussion about how close, […]

On and Off the Market for 6 Years: The Fugitive House at 336 W. Wisconsin in Lincoln Park

This 5-bedroom single family home at 336 W. Wisconsin in Lincoln Park first came on the market in June 2011. We’ve chattered about it several times over the years, most recently in October 2015. See that chatter here. It is known as the “Fugitive House” as parts of the movie The Fugitive, with Harrison Ford, were […]

Should You De-List and Wait Until Spring? A 4-Bedroom in Budlong Woods: 2933 W. Gregory

This 4-bedroom single family home in the Budlong Woods neighborhood of Lincoln Square came on the market in August 2016. (Yes- I know the picture is bad. I think this is my worst picture taking foray in years! And that says something because you all know how my photography skills are. Ha! Oh well- work […]

Here’s What a New Construction SFH Looks like in Sauganash: 6028 N. Hiawatha

This 5-bedroom single family home at 6028 N. Hiawatha in Sauganash came on the market in March 2016. It’s new construction on a 104x140x64x54 lot. It has a rare 2-car front attached garage (like you would get in the suburbs.) 4 out of the 5 bedrooms are on the second floor with the 5th in […]

How Long Does a Celebrity Connection Matter? 3526 N. Marshfield in Lakeview

It’s back! We’ve chattered about this house at 3526 N. Marshfield in Lakeview numerous times over the years. The last time was in August 2013. See that chatter here. If you recall, it not only has “ornately carved faces” on the exterior (look closely at the house) but in prior listings it talked about “underground […]

A 4-Bedroom Classic Chicago Bungalow on the Park in Peterson Woods: 5746 N. Virginia

This 4-bedroom bungalow at 5746 N. Virginia in the Peterson Woods neighborhood of West Ridge came on the market in June 2016. Built in 1923 on a 35×119 lot, the back of the house faces Legion Park. Legion Park is on the Chicago River and has nature paths and a children’s park. It has 6 […]

A Loft House With a 40 Foot Indoor Lap Pool in Lakeview: 1225 W. George

This 5-bedroom single family loft-like home at 1225 W. George in Lakeview came on the market in July 2016. I believe this was an old warehouse as the 1997 seller was Culinary Foods Inc. The listing says it was transformed into a single family home in 1999 by architect Larry Booth and has won architecture […]

The Ultimate Loft House Returns in 2016: 2436 W. Bloomingdale in Logan Square

This 6-bedroom single family loft-like home at 2436 W. Bloomingdale in Logan Square came on the market in June 2016. It is a former mechanic’s garage and is built on a double lot measuring 48×125. To long time readers, this house would look familiar because we chattered about it several times in 2008. See our […]

Vintage Queen Anne on the Outside, Modern on the Inside: 2134 W. Lunt in West Ridge

This 4-bedroom Queen Anne at 2134 W. Lunt in the West Ridge neighborhood of Rogers Park recently came on the market. Built in 1891, before the area was even part of Chicago, the house is on a double lot measuring 50×171. If you’re not familiar with West Ridge’s history, its one of the older parts […]

Because Everyone Loves a Good Turret: A 3-Bedroom at 6644 N. Sioux in Edgebrook

This 3-bedroom English single family home at 6644 N. Sioux in Edgebrook recently came on the market. Built in 1931, it is on an extra wide lot measuring 50×118. It has a side driveway with a 2.5 car garage. For those who love turrets (and who doesn’t?), it has a turreted entrance. The listing says […]