Archive for the 'Single family homes' Category

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 […]

Life Outside the GreenZone in a 5-Bedroom Victorian in Old Norwood Park: 6084 N. Northcott

This 5-bedroom Victorian at 6084 N. Northcott in Old Norwood Park recently came on the market. For those who don’t know, Norwood Park is in the Northwest part of Chicago, 11 miles from the Loop, with the Old Norwood Park part of the neighborhood located north of the Kennedy expressway. From the Encyclopedia of Chicago: Prior to […]

What’s a Lot Worth in North Center? 63 Days on the Market at 3536 N. Damen

This 2-bedroom house at 3536 N. Damen in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of North Center came on the market in June 2016. The house is being marketed as a teardown so it’s being sold “as-is.” It’s on a standard Chicago lot measuring 25×125. There are other teardowns with new construction single family homes on this block […]

What’s the Going Price for an 8,000 Sq Ft North Center Victorian? 1904 W. Patterson

This 7-bedroom Queen Anne Victorian at 1904 W. Patterson in North Center has been on and off the market since April 2015. Built in 1891 on a 62.5 x 125 corner fenced in lot, it has a large wrap around porch and a 3-car garage. At 8,000 square feet, it has 7 bedrooms on both the […]