Archive for the 'Lakeview' Category

Buy a Penthouse With Lake Views in Chicago’s First Condo Tower: 339 W. Barry in Lakeview

This 3-bedroom penthouse at 339 W. Barry in East Lakeview came on the market in October 2016. This building has a prestigious pedigree. Built in 1963/1964, and designed by Fridstein & Fitch, the building was Chicago’s first condominium tower. Prior to this time, co-ops or rentals were the preferred high rise living arrangements. “Built on […]

Love Authentic Lofts? A Brick and Timber 1-Bedroom at 920 W. Sheridan in Lakeview

This 1-bedroom loft in the Skybox Lofts came on the market in November 2017. It’s an authentic loft with 13 foot timber wood ceilings and several exposed brick walls. It has south facing windows with a balcony and the listing says there are refinished hardwood floors. The kitchen has white cabinets and new granite counter […]

First Time on the Market in 61 Years: The Only Duplex in 320 W. Oakdale in Lakeview

This 4-bedroom duplex in the mid-century modern high rise at 320 W. Oakdale in Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. The building was designed by Milton Schwartz in 1956 and has 51 units and covered parking. This is from Wikipedia about the building’s history: The building at 320 West Oakdale is representative of the apartment […]

Are 1-Bedroom Condos a Bad Buy? 640 W. Waveland in Lakeview

This 1-bedroom in the Waveland Court Condos at 640 W. Waveland in Lakeview recently came on the market. It’s been 5 years since we chattered about this 50-unit complex which was built in 1926. Back in the bust years, we covered it quite a bit as many of the condos were in foreclosure. See our […]

Is it Still a Good Investment to Buy a 2-Flat? 3815 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview

This vintage 2-flat at 3815 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview came on the market in March 2017. Built in 1901 on a larger than normal 30 x 140 lot, it has a backyard garden and 1-car parking. Both units are 3-bedrooms and have family rooms. They have original woodwork as well as coffered and beamed […]

Dreaming of a Rooftop Deck With a Waterfall and Fire Pits? 837 W. Newport in Lakeview

This top floor 2-bedroom at 837 W. Newport in Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. This 3-unit building was a 2007-2008 gut rehab of a vintage building. It has luxury finishes including dark stained hardwood floors and wainscoting. The kitchen has 42″ dark stained cabinets, stainless steel Viking appliances and granite counter tops. […]

$1 Million for This New Construction 3-Bedroom Condo at Diversey and Lincoln in Lakeview: 2800 N. Lincoln

This 3-bedroom penthouse at 2800 N. Lincoln in Lakeview recently came on the market. This is a new construction building by Noah Properties on what used to be a parking lot. It’s on the corner of the 3 street intersection at Diversey, Racine and Lincoln in South Lakeview. Across the street is a Gino’s East pizzeria. […]

Is 4-Bedroom Condo Demand Weakening? 3760 N. Fremont in Lakeview

This 4-bedroom penthouse at 3760 N. Fremont in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Lakeview has been on the market since May 2017. Built in 1999, the building has 3 units and garage parking. This is the preferred layout with a duplex up. It has 18 foot cathedral ceilings in the living room and a all purpose […]

Do Millennials Want to Live on Historic Alta Vista Terrace? 3808 N. Alta Vista in Lakeview

This 3-bedroom row house at 3808 N. Alta Vista Terrace in Lakeview came on the market in June 2017. Alta Vista Terrace is a Chicago Landmark District. These 40 row homes were built from 1900 to 1904 and were built to look like London row homes. From the Chicago Landmark website: This street represents one […]

A Vintage 3-Bedroom With All the Modern Amenities: 517 W. Roscoe in East Lakeview

This 3-bedroom second floor unit at 517 W. Roscoe in East Lakeview came on the market in June 2017. This complex was built in 1925 and has 9 units and rare garage parking behind the building. It is larger than many single family homes at 2850 square feet and has vintage features such as an […]