Archive for the 'Gold Coast' Category

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 […]

A Peek Inside One of the Sandburg Village Townhouses: 1318 N. Sandburg in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom townhouse in the Sandburg Village at 1318 N. Sandburg in the Gold Coast came on the market in July 2016. Built in 1965, there are several groupings of townhouses within the Sandburg Village which also includes high rises and studio homes. This townhouse has east, west and south exposures. It has some unique […]

Designer Apartment Living in the Gold Coast: A 2/2 at 1555 N. Astor

This 2-bedroom at 1555 N. Astor in the Gold Coast just came on the market. The building was constructed in the mid-1970s and has 104 units. It has views of Lincoln Park, the Gold Coast, and, depending on where you are in the building, of the Lake. The listing says this unit is the home of designer […]

Iconic Building Week: A 2-Bedroom in the John Hancock: 175 E. Delaware

This 2-bedroom in the John Hancock Center at 175 E. Delaware in the Gold Coast came on the market in July 2016. Built in 1969, the John Hancock has 700 units above commercial space and includes one of the highest residential units in the world. This north facing unit has been renovated in the last 3 years. At […]

Are Brass Faucets Back In Style? A 2/2 at 1325 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast

This 2-bedroom in the Ambassador House at 1325 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. The listing says it has been “completely gutted.” The kitchen has custom cabinetry, a honed marble counter top and backsplash and brass waterworks fixtures. The brass fixtures follow through in the dining room chandelier and […]