Archive for the 'Gold Coast' Category

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 […]

Renovated Bristol 1-Bedroom Still Available 4 Months Later: 57 E. Delaware in the Gold Coast

This large 1-bedroom in The Bristol at 57 E. Delaware in the Gold Coast came on the market in March 2017. The Bristol was built in 2000 and has 178 units along with a parking garage. It’s a full service building with an indoor pool and was considered one of the top luxury buildings when […]

Do You Have Vision to Renovate a Million Dollar Condo? 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive

This 1-bedroom condo in The Carlyle at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Remarkably, in the nearly 10 years I’ve been running this site we have never chattered about this building and I don’t have a picture of it in my photo archive. Built in 1964, it […]

What $5.25 Million Gets You: A 3-Bedroom at 30 W. Oak in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom duplex penthouse in 30 W. Oak in the Gold Coast just came on the market. Built in 2007, it has 44 units and is considered one of the most popular luxury high rises in the Gold Coast. The unit has a 60 foot wall of south facing windows with 10 foot ceilings. There are […]

Moorish Revival Stained Glass and Pocket Doors in the Gold Coast: 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway

This 2-bedroom at 1325 N. Dearborn Parkway in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Built in 1890, this building has 3 units and outside parking behind the building. If you like vintage features, you’ll get plenty of those with this top floor unit. It has Moorish Revival stained glass windows, high ceilings with […]