Archive for the 'Lakeview' Category

How Valuable Are 4-Bedroom Condos? A Pre-War at 411 W. Briar in East Lakeview

This 4-bedroom at 411 W. Briar in East Lakeview came on the market in July 2017. The pre-war building, at the corner of Briar and Sheridan, was constructed in 1914 and has 15 units. There’s no parking with the building, as cars were not widely owned when it was built. This unit has west and north […]

Ever Wonder What This Penthouse Looks Like? 431 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview

The penthouse at 431 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. The building was constructed in 1928, just before the Great Depression, when a couple dozen of these luxury apartment buildings (there were no condos then) were being built. Unit 15C and 15D were combined in the early 2000s. It now has […]

A Million Dollars Gets You This 4-Bedroom Duplex Up in Lakeview: 628 W. Briar Place

This 4-bedroom duplex up at 628 W. Briar Place in Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. This graystone was constructed in 1936 and has 5 units. The listing says this unit was completely gutted in 2015. It still has some of its vintage features, however, including millwork, crown molding, hardwood floors with inlaids, and […]

After $271,000 Reduction, Will This West Lakeview 2-Bedroom Finally Sell? 1348 W. Wellington

This top floor 2-bedroom in a vintage greystone at 1348 W. Wellington in Lakeview originally came on the market in August 2016. It may look familiar to some of you because we chattered about it when it was first listed. You can see our chatter here. If you remember, the greystone was built in 1878. […]

Now’s Your Chance to Own a Corner 2-Bedroom in the Brewster: 2800 N. Pine Grove

This 2-bedroom at the Brewster at 2800 N. Pine Grove in East Lakeview just came on the market. The Brewster is a historic building that was constructed in 1893 and has 94 units but no parking. The interiors have been used as movie sets on several films. This is a northeast corner unit with rounded […]

Love Private Terraces and Rooftop Decks? A Lakeview Penthouse at 545 W. Aldine

This 2-bedroom penthouse at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview recently came on the market. It’s a true penthouse in this 30-unit elevator building. According to the listing, this unit was a 3-bedroom but a wall was removed for the third bedroom to make a larger living room. It has a big terrace that stretches […]

The $2.2 Million New Construction East Lakeview Condo: 434 W. Melrose

This 4-bedroom new construction condo in Melrose at the Lake at 434 W. Melrose in East Lakeview recently came on the market. This is a completely new building with 17 luxury units and a parking garage. 5 years ago, it was apparently going to be luxury apartments but it’s now going to be condos instead. […]

Love Mid-Century Modern? A 3-Bedroom Townhouse at 400 W. Surf in Lakeview

This mid-century modern townhouse at 400 W. Surf in East Lakeview just came on the market. Built in 1953, there are 18 units in this complex on the corner of Sheridan and Surf. We’ve chattered about this complex before.  The pictures above and below are of some of the townhouses on the Sheridan side, but […]

Live in the Oakdale Avenue District in this 5-Bedroom SFH: 826 W. Oakdale in Lakeview

This 5-bedroom single family home at 826 W. Oakdale in Lakeview came on the market in February 2017. Built in 1890 on a standard Chicago lot of 25×125, it’s located in the Oakdale Avenue District, which is a Chicago landmark district. It lasts just a block, from Halsted to Mildred on Oakdale. The street is […]

What a Million Dollar Condo Looks Like in Lakeview: A 4-Bedroom at 2922 N. Sheffield

This 4-bedroom duplex up condo at 2922 N. Sheffield in Lakeview recently came on the market. This building was constructed in 2015 and has 3 units and garage parking. The unit is on the top floor and has dark espresso floors and a glass paneled staircase. 3 of the 4 bedrooms are on the second […]