Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

Rehabbing A Bank Owned 4-Bedroom Victorian Near Humboldt Park: 1726 N. Richmond In West Town

This 4-bedroom Victorian at 1726 N. Richmond in West Town just came on the market after a total rehab. If you’re wondering about the location, so did I. The listing has it as West Town but in the actual description it says it is a “gorgeous Logan Square gut rehab.” You can’t be both West […]

A True Ukranian Village Brick Vintage 4-Bedroom Home Is On The Market: 2034 W. Thomas

A lot of you have sent me questions over the years about the historic brick bungalows in the Ukranian Village like this 4-bedroom at 2034 W. Thomas. Built in 1897 on a 24×120 lot, it has been renovated and now has a more open floorplan. It doesn’t appear much of its vintage character remains on the […]

Looking For A Piece Of California In Edison Park? A 6-Bedroom Bungalow At 6803 N. Oriole

This 6-bedroom California bungalow at 6803 N. Oriole in Edison Park has been on the market since April 2012. This is the first time I had seen a home in Chicago referenced as a “California bungalow” so I thought I’d better find out what the difference was. Apparently, there is none. A bungalow is a bungalow. […]

On and Off the Market for 8 Years and Now Bank Owned: A Wicker Park Cottage at 1234 N. Marion

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom brick cottage at 1234 N. Marion in Wicker Park in September 2010. Check out our prior interesting discussion about the mortgages and whether or not this is a teardown here. Some thought tearing it down would be problematic because there is no alley- only the side driveway. Financedoc also posted […]

Get A Renovated Portage Park 4-Bedroom Bungalow For Under $430K: 5240 W. Cuyler

We’ve been chattering quite a bit about rehabbed properties like this 4-bedroom vintage brick bungalow at 5240 W. Cuyler in Portage Park. Built in 1916 on a 30×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage and is located just a block and a half from the Park. The listing says it’s a “gut renovation to the […]

This 2-Flat Greystone On The Boulevard Has Been Rehabbed Into A 6-Bedroom SFH: 3051 W. Logan Boulevard

This 6-bedroom greystone single family home at 3051 W. Logan Boulevard in Logan Square recently came on the market. (Thanks to DZ for the excellent picture.) It was previously a 2-flat and had been bank owned in 2009. The property has been renovated into a single family home with 6000 square feet. Built in 1910 […]

Will Our Favorite Vintage Queen Anne Finally Sell In 2012? 6239 N. Lundy in Old Edgebrook

We’ve chattered about this 4-bedroom Queen Anne at 6239 N. Lundy in the Old Edgebrook neighborhood of Forest Glen several times over the last few years. See our last chatter in November 2011 here. Nearly a year ago, the house was listed at $799,000. It has since been reduced again and is now listed at $729,000. Out […]

Looking For A 4-Bedroom In Wildwood? This Georgian At 6740 N. Wildwood Fits The Bill

This 4-bedroom single family  home at 6740 N. Wildwood in the Wildwood neighborhood of Forest Glen just came on the market. Built in 1949, the listing calls it a “jumbo Lannon stone Georgian.” It’s on an oversized 45×152 lot (as are most of the homes in this neighborhood. Wildwood is a unique Chicago neighborhood with […]

4-Bedroom Mayfair Victorian Was Under Contract But Now Back On The Market At $414K: 4502 N. Kildare

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom Victorian at 4502 N. Kildare in the Mayfair neighborhood of Irving Park (no- it’s NOT in Albany Park) in June 2012. See our previous chatter here. Many of you liked the property (and liked the neighborhood). Most of you also thought it was priced right at $450,000. Icarus thought […]

Looking In Sauganash? This 3-Bedroom Georgian Is Listed At $549,000: 6126 N. Kirkwood

This 3-bedroom Georgian-style single family home at 6126 N. Kirkwood in the Sauganash neighborhood of Forest Glen came on the market in August 2012. Built in 1936 on an oversized 50×124 lot, it has a 1-car front facing garage with a brick paver driveway. It doesn’t have much of its interior vintage character left but […]