Archive for the 'Gold Coast' Category

Do You Love High Rise Views? A 2/2 on the 25th Floor in the Gold Coast: 1300 N. Astor

This 2-bedroom in the Astor Tower at 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast just came on the market. This Bertrand Goldberg high rise was built in 1963 and  has 71 units and a parking garage. This building was originally the Astor Tower Hotel. The Beatles were just some of the famous people who stayed […]

Is This the Perfect Pied-a-Terre? A 1-Bedroom at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast

This 1-bedroom on the 19th floor at the Walton Colannade at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Built in 1972, the building has 240 units. The south facing unit has been completely renovated with 4 inch oak hardwood floors throughout and solid core doors. The kitchen has 42 inch […]

Looking For That Million Dollar 1-Bedroom? 840 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast

This large 1-bedroom in The Residences on Lakeshore Park at 840 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast (or is this Streeterville? I never know in this location) came on the market in November 2016. At 1800 square feet, it faces south and has a full sized dining room and half bath along with […]

Is It Hard to Sell A Middle Unit? A 2/2 at 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom unit in 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway in the Gold Coast came on the market in May 2016. It is on the second floor, which is the middle unit, of this vintage 3-flat building which was built in 1887. The unit still has many of its vintage features including pocket doors, moldings, coffered ceilings […]

Are Smoke Free Buildings the Future? A 1-Bedroom in 111 E. Chestnut in the Gold Coast

This 1-bedroom in the Elysee at 111 E. Chestnut in the Gold Coast came on the market in November 2016. On the 50th floor with west city views, it has solid oak floors and crown molding. The listing says the unit has custom doors and Hunter Douglas window treatments. The kitchen has cherry cabinets, stainless […]

Looking for a Gold Coast Pied-a-terre? A 1-Bedroom at 20 E. Goethe

This 1-bedroom at 20 E. Goethe in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. It is a vintage 700 square foot apartment with exposed brick walls. The listing says it is “turnkey” with some of the designer furnishings available for purchase. It has refinished hardwood floors. The kitchen has wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and […]

Inspired By France in the Gold Coast: A 3-Bedroom at 65 E. Goethe

This 3-bedroom at 65 E. Goethe in the Gold Coast came on the market in May 2016. The building was designed by Lucien LaGrange and was inspired by French architecture. It was constructed in 2000 and has just 15 units. The building has lake views and a rooftop garden along with parking. This unit is […]

Selling a 3-Bedroom in Walton on the Park: 2 W. Delaware in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom in Walton on the Park at 2 W. Delaware in the Gold Coast just came on the market. It last sold in 2010. We haven’t chattered about this building in 6 years. The last time we did was in November 2010 when the developer cut prices. See that chatter here. Last spring, however, the […]

5000 Sq Ft on the “Best Block” in the Gold Coast: 1246 N. State Parkway

This 6-bedroom vintage row house at 1246 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast came on the market in April 2016. Built in 1875, it still has some of its vintage features intact including original moldings and built-ins along with 12 foot ceilings. It also has 4 fireplaces. But this row house also has modern […]

The Most Unusual Place for a Shower Ever? 15 E. Division in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom duplex down in The Kirkwood at 15 E. Division in the Gold Coast came on the market in August 2016. This is a 6-unit building with outdoor parking behind it. It has tall ceilings and hardwood floors on the main floor along with 2 of the 3 bedrooms. The kitchen has white cabinets […]