Archive for the 'Gold Coast' Category

Get a 4-Bedroom Restored 1885 Gold Coast Mansion for Under $2.4 Million: 1404 N. LaSalle

This 4-bedroom single family home at 1404 N. LaSalle in the Gold Coast/Old Town came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1885, this limestone home is on a 20×99 lot yet still manages to have 3-car parking with a car turntable. There are 5 fireplaces including an original one in the restored dining […]

Do You Get More for Your Money in a 1970s High Rise? 1313 N. Ritchie in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom at 1313 N. Ritchie Ct in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. This building was constructed in 1973 and has 143 units and a parking garage. It’s a full amenity building with a doorman, exercise room and outdoor pool. This is a corner unit which faces west. It has hardwoods throughout […]

Has the Oak Club Kept Its Prestige? A 3-Bedroom Townhouse at 123 W. Oak in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom townhouse in the Oak Club at 123 W. Oak in the Gold Coast came on the market in March 2017. The Oak Club was built in 1995 and has 52 townhouses with an underground parking garage. Some face the street and some face the inner courtyard. This townhouse faces the street and has […]

This Gold Coast Row House Has Been On and Off the Market for 8 Years: 47 E. Bellevue

This 4-bedroom greystone row house at 47 E. Bellevue in the Gold Coast came on the market in June 2017. Built in 1885, it has 5400 square feet and 3 outdoor spaces. It has some of its original features including crown molding, the grand staircase and bay windows. The listing says there were new mechanicals […]

Looking for a True Mid-Century Modern Apartment? 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom in The Carlyle at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. The Carlyle was built in 1964 and has 128 units. It’s a full service building overlooking the Lake with doormen, an exercise room and an indoor rooftop pool. This unit on the 27th floor has […]

Should You Restore That 1960s Vintage Kitchen? 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast

This 1-bedroom in Astor Tower at 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. The listing says this is a designer-owned corner unit. It has new porcelain tile throughout. And instead of ripping out the original 1960s kitchen, this home owner chose to restore it instead. Yes, those are yellow mid-century modern […]

We Love Secret Terraces: A 2-Bedroom at 1255 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom duplex in The Churchill at 1255 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast came on the market in June 2016. The listing says this vintage unit has been renovated. The eat-in kitchen has white cabinets, white appliances and stone counter tops. The 3 bathrooms are custom with marble counter tops and heated flooring. […]

Vintage Beauty Has a Modern Renovation: 1320 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom at 1320 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast most recently came on the market in July 2017 but has been on, and off, the market since 2005. The building was designed by Eifler & Associates in 1927 and has 40 units with a doorman but no parking. This unit has the vintage […]

Always Wanted to Live in a Gold Coast Brownstone? A 1-Bedroom at 21 E. Goethe

This duplex 1-bedroom at 21 E. Goethe in the Gold Coast came on the market in May 2017. The brownstone was built in 1886 and has 5 units. I believe this unit is actually in the reddish building next to the white one and that they are both in the association. While the building is […]

Is Chicago a Deal? A Renovated Vintage 2-Bedroom at 1320 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom at 1320 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast came on the market in March 2017. The building was designed by Robert S. De Goyler in 1927. It has 40 units and a brick and limestone façade. There’s no parking with the building. It is a co-op building with a doorman, bike storage, an […]