Archive for the 'Row house' Category

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 […]

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 Lincoln Park Vintage Row House Returns 3 Years Later: 1845 N. Halsted

This 3-bedroom vintage row house at 1845 N. Halsted in Lincoln Park came on the market in September 2016. It’s actually the building behind this main building- where the realtor sign is in the picture. If it looks familiar that’s because we chattered about it when it was last on the market in February 2013. […]

Want a Piece of Wicker Park History? A 3-Bedroom Rowhouse at 1959 W. Schiller

This 3-bedroom Victorian rowhouse at 1959 W. Schiller in Wicker Park came on the market in July 2014. Built in 1879 on an extra long 25×162 lot, it sits directly across the street from Wicker Park. The listing calls it a single family home- but I don’t see any separation with the home next to it […]

The Elusive 3-Bedroom East Lakeview Townhouse: 621 W. Oakdale

This 3-bedroom vintage townhouse at 621 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview just came on the market. It’s rare to find a 3-bedroom townhouse in this location because of the age of the properties in East Lakeview. This townhouse has some of its vintage features intact including crown molding, two fireplaces, French doors, and a secret […]

Vintage 2-Bedroom Rowhouse Returns 3 Years Later: 2343 W. Altgeld in Logan Square

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom vintage rowhouse at 2343 W. Altgeld in Logan Square in April 2010. See our prior chatter here. Most of the chatter was on the rowhouse’s location near the Kennedy Expressway. The rowhouse is on a smaller than normal Chicago lot of 18×100. If you recall, it has 2-bedrooms on the […]

Love Fireplaces? This Victorian Italianate Has Five: 2000 N. Orleans in East Lincoln Park

This 4-bedroom Victorian Italianate row house at 2000 N. Orleans in Lincoln Park came on the market in August 2012. Built in 1876 on a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 25×77, it still manages to pack a lot of amenities into the space. It has a front deck, a private rooftop deck, and a […]

This Old Town Vintage Rowhouse is on the Market for the First Time in 14 Years: 1730 N. Wells

This 3-bedroom Victorian rowhouse at 1730 N. Wells in Old Town just came on the market. From what I can tell, it’s the first time it’s been on the market in 14 years. Built in 1876, it has 2050 square feet on a 22×42 lot. It has many of its original features including crown molding, […]

3-Bedroom East Lincoln Park Vintage Row House Tries Again With a New Kitchen: 474 W. Deming

We’ve chattered about this 3-bedroom vintage row house at 474 W. Deming in East Lincoln Park several times over the past year. See our November 2012 chatter here. Last year, when it was originally listed at $949,000, some of you thought that the two outdoor parking spaces were a detriment to a sale at that price. […]

Drama Price Reduction To $300K Gets A Contract For This Historic Rowhome: 3837 N. Alta Vista Terrace

We chattered about this 4-bedroom historic rowhouse at 3837 N. Alta Vista Terrace in Lakeview in December 2012 after it sat on the market for several months. See our December chatter here. Back then, the rowhouse had just been reduced $50,000 to $450,000 but most of you thought that was still to high given that […]