Archive for the 'Lakeview' Category

Want a Completely Renovated Vintage 3-Bedroom for Under $450,000? 725 W Sheridan in Lakeview

This 3-bedroom at 725 W. Sheridan in Lakeview just came on the market. This courtyard building was constructed in 1924 and has 43 units and outdoor parking. This unit has been completely renovated and now has an open kitchen with a large island. The kitchen has custom Omega cabinets, Arctic Blue granite counter tops from […]

Lakeview Duplex Down Goes from Housing Bust to Hot Home: 3816 N. Fremont

This 4-bedroom duplex down a greystone at 3816 N. Fremont in Lakeview just came on the market. Built in 1901, it has 4 units. Some of you may remember it from the housing bust years of 2008 and 2009 as we chattered about it several times. It took 14 months to finally sell in 2009 […]

A Vintage 4-Bedroom at 434 W. Oakdale Returns With Full Renovation in East Lakeview

This vintage 4-bedroom at 434 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview came on the market last year in May 2016. Built in 1891, the building has 4 units. If it looks familiar, that’s because we last chattered about it in 2011 when it was priced near the 1996 price. Back then, the agent admitted it needed […]

A 2-Bedroom Duplex Loft Under $400,000 at 3151 N. Lincoln in West Lakeview

This 2-bedroom duplex up loft at 3151 N. Lincoln in West Lakeview just came on the market. This building has 52 concrete lofts with a heated parking garage. It has exposed brick and ductwork along with industrial windows. The living/dining and kitchen are on the main floor. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and granite […]

Want a Vintage East Lakeview Penthouse? A 2-Bedroom at 433 W. Briar

This 2-bedroom penthouse in the vintage building at 433 W. Briar in East Lakeview just came on the market. The building was built in 1929 and has 34 units. We’ve chattered about this building many times but most of it was in 2008-2011. The building was converted in 2007, at the end of the housing […]

Back to the 2006 Price in Lakeview? A Top Floor 3/3 at 814 W. Roscoe

This 3-bedroom top floor vintage unit at 814 W. Roscoe in Lakeview recently came on the market. If it looks familiar that’s because we chattered about it several times from 2010 to 2013. See our September 2013 chatter here. Converted into condos in 2006, the living/dining and kitchen area now has the popular open layout with what the listing […]

How Quickly Should Properties Be Selling? A 2-Bedroom at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview

This 2-bedroom at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview came on the market in September 2016. The building has 34 units and was built in 2000. It has two rare amenities for East Lakeview: an elevator and a heated garage. The unit faces south and has hardwood floors. The kitchen has granite counter tops and […]

Tired of Renting? Buy a 1-Bedroom Southport Loft Instead: 1122 W. Newport

This top floor 1-bedroom loft at 1122 W. Newport in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview just came on the market. This is a 23 unit industrial building just a few blocks west of Wrigley Field. It is an authentic loft with exposed brick walls, 14 foot timber ceilings and big industrial windows. This is a corner […]

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 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 […]