Archive for the 'Lakeview' Category

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 […]

Is the Housing Market Slowing? A 2-Bedroom Loft at 3201 N. Ravenswood in Lakeview

This 2-bedroom top floor loft at 3201 N. Ravenswood in Lakeview came on the market in July 2016. It has the authentic features loft lovers look for including exposed brick walls and a timber ceiling. The kitchen has cherry cabinets, quartz counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The floors are stained a dark walnut. It […]

Get 4400 Sq Ft for $850,000 in this Famous Mid-Century High Rise: 320 W. Oakdale in Lakeview

This 4-bedroom on the 10th floor at 320 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview came on the market in February 2016. Built in 1955 and designed by Milton Schwarz, 320 W. Oakdale is considered one of the best examples of Chicago modernist mid-century architecture. Its floor-to-ceiling windows, for instance, were ahead of its time. Many architecture […]

How Hot is West Lakeview? A Top Floor 2-Bedroom at 1348 W. Wellington

This top floor 2-bedroom in a vintage greystone at 1348 W. Wellington in Lakeview recently came on the market. The greystone was built in 1878. The listing says it was originally a mansion for a local physician. The house now has 4 condo units. Unfortunately, none of the vintage features survived in this unit. It […]

Who Can Afford the Rents? Unwind in Luxury at 1714 W. Roscoe in Lakeview

The Centrum Lakeview, a luxury boutique apartment building, at 1714 W. Roscoe in Lakeview just finished construction and is now leasing. Anyone who takes the Brown Line from the north side has watched this building go up because it is right next to the Paulina Brown Line stop. It has 39 units and just 7 parking spaces, but the […]

Looking for Views? 4 Balconies from the 43rd Floor in Lakeview: 3660 N. Lake Shore Drive

This 3-bedroom in the New York Private Residences at 3660 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview came on the market in April 2016. The New York was built in 1987. It has 49 floors, which makes it one of the tallest buildings north of North Avenue. It is a full amenity building with 580 units […]

Looking for that Starter East Lakeview 1-Bedroom With Parking? 434 W. Aldine

This 1-bedroom at 434 W. Aldine in East Lakeview just came on the market. At 1000 square feet, it’s bigger than your average one bedroom. It has south facing windows, hardwood floors and some of its vintage features including built-in bookcases and a fireplace. The kitchen has white cabinets, “new” stainless steel appliances, and a […]

Get a 2/2 in a Classic Beaux Arts Building at 3314 N. Lake Shore Drive for Under $200K

This 2-bedroom in 3314 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview has been on and off the market since 2013. It most recently came back on the market in February of this year. If you’re a fan of Parisian architecture, this is the building for you. Built in 1916, it was the first shoreline high rise apartment […]

Cheaper Than Renting? A Studio in The Brewster at 2800 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview

This studio in the historic Brewster building at 2800 N. Pine Grove in East Lakeview just came on the market. The Brewster was built in 1893 as a luxury apartment building and it has internal iron staircases, cat walks and a huge skylight. Not only did Charlie Chaplin live in one of the penthouses in 1915-1916, […]