Archive for the 'Gold Coast' Category

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 […]

Is This Bank Owned Potter Palmer Row House a Deal?: 42 E Schiller in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom vintage row house at 42 E Schiller in the Gold Coast came on the market in October 2016. It is bank owned. Built in 1885, the listing says it’s a “Potter Palmer” row house. Potter Palmer was one of Chicago’s most prominent businessmen. He was involved in the creation of Marshall Fields and […]

A Vintage Unit in a Hidden Part of the Gold Coast: A 2/2 at 119 W. Chestnut

This 2-bedroom at 119 W. Chestnut in the Gold Coast came on the market in October 2016. This brick and limestone building was constructed in 1910 and has 9 units. The listing doesn’t say anything about an elevator in the building. It does, however, have a rooftop deck for the building with skyline views, tables […]