Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

Get a 2-Bedroom Loop Penthouse for Under $500,000: 6 E. Monroe

This 2-bedroom penthouse duplex in the Mentor Building at 6 E. Monroe in the Loop recently came on the market. The Mentor Building was converted into condos in 2002-2003 and has 39 units but no parking. It’s across the street from the Palmer House Hotel. The living spaces along with the kitchen are on the main […]

What Will You Pay for a Rehabbed Brick House in East Humboldt Park? 849 N. Francisco

This 3-bedroom single family home at 849 N. Francisco in the East Humboldt Park neighborhood of West Town just came on the market. I don’t have a picture of this house but I thought we should chatter about it. Built in 1885, on a standard 25×125 lot, it has a 2-car garage. This is a […]

Want a River North Duplex Loft with a Private Terrace? 400 W. Ontario

This 2-bedroom corner duplex loft in 400 W. Ontario in River North recently came on the market. This building has an old industrial building at the base and a modern high rise built next to it. This unit, on the 7th floor, is one of the units in the original base of the building so […]

A “True” Dining Room in This Old Town Penthouse: 1444 N. Orleans

This 3-bedroom penthouse in the Royalton Towers at 1444 N. Orleans in Old Town just came on the market. Royalton Towers was built in 2003 and has 55 units and a parking garage. It was one of the first mid-rise buildings built in the gentrification period of this neighborhood over the last 20 years. This unit […]

You Can Still Get a 2/2 in Lakeview for Under $350,000: 3133 N. Lakewood

This 2-bedroom loft in 3133 N. Lakewood in Lakeview just came on the market. This building was converted into condos in 2008-2009. It has 25 units with bike storage, an elevator and some have garage parking. It’s a loft-like building as it has exposed brick and air ducts but the ceilings are finished with drywall. This […]

Selling a New Construction Luxury Lakeview 2/2 Five Years Later: 3321 N Seminary

This 2-bedroom in this 3-flat at 3321 N. Seminary in Lakeview recently came on the market. We chattered about this building when it was under construction in 2013. These 3-unit luxury brick buildings were going up all over the north side as the bust eased in 2012-2014. This one has 3 units with garage parking. This […]

What Were Luxury Condos Like in the 1980s? 950 N. Michigan in the Gold Coast

This large 1-bedroom in the One Magnificent Mile Condos at 950 N. Michigan in the Gold Coast just came on the market. This building is one of the original 1980s luxury condo buildings. It was constructed in 1983 and has 181 units along with full service amenities like an indoor pool and sundecks. There’s rental […]

Do You Love Levels? A 2-Bedroom Loft at 1740 N. Marshfield in Bucktown

This 2-bedroom duplex loft in the Marshfield Lofts at 1740 N. Marshfield in Bucktown came on the market in January 2018. The Marshfield Lofts has 32 lofts, some with gated parking and others with garage parking. It was converted in 1992-93. It now has an envious location, across from Walsh Park and one of the […]

Get a Lincoln Park Townhouse With a 2-Car Garage for Just $700,000: 1446 W. Wrightwood

This 2-bedroom townhouse in the Embassy Club at 1446 W. Wrightwood in Lincoln Park just came on the market. The Embassy Club was built in 1990 and has 19 townhouses. This is a rare townhouse that actually has a 2-car garage. At 2,150 square feet, the living/dining and kitchen are on the second floor along […]

Mid-Century Modern Renovation Still Available 3 Years Later: 1300 N. Lake Shore Drive

This 2-bedroom in 1300 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. But if it looks familiar, that’s because we chattered about it nearly 3 years ago, in August 2015. See our chatter here. At that time, it had recently been renovated with a mid-century modern motif that fit with […]