Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

Get a 2/2 Loft With Parking for Under $350,000 in North Center: 3900 N. Claremont

This 2-bedroom loft in the St. Ben’s Lofts at 3900 N. Claremont in North Center just came on the market. The building was constructed in 1907 and has 24 units and gated parking. This is an authentic loft with exposed brick and timber ceilings. The listing says the espresso hardwood floors were just redone. It […]

Vintage Elegance in East Lincoln Park: A 4-Bedroom Row House at 2017 N. Sedgwick

This 4-bedroom vintage row house at 2017 N. Sedgwick in East Lincoln Park came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1886 on a 20×110 lot, it still has many of its original features including crown moldings, original pocket doors, plaster moldings in the dining room, ceiling medallions, and the original wood burning fireplace in […]

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH in the Old Town Triangle for Under $1 Million: 319 W. Eugenie

This 3-bedroom single family home at 319 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. Built in 1874, it is landmarked. It has a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 24×103 but still manages to have a 2-car garage. The listing describes this as an “Italianate cottage” with arched frames over the window, […]

Love Brick? A 2-Bedroom Loft for Only $365,000 at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Gotham Lofts at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop just came on the market. This is an old General Electric factory that was converted into lofts during the loft craze in 1999. It has a garage as well as a side parking lot. There’s no doorman but there is an […]

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 […]

Has the South Loop Fully Recovered from the Bust? A 2-Bedroom Townhouse at 1352 S. State

This 2-bedroom townhouse in Dearborn Park II at 1352 S. State in the South Loop recently came on the market. This group of 50 townhouses was built in 1991 around a center courtyard, which is gated. We actually chattered about this townhouse in 2009 and 2010 as the crash was going on. In 2010, they […]

Are You Obsessed With High Rise Terraces? A 2-Bedroom at 60 E. Monroe in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in The Legacy at 60 E. Monroe across from Millennium Park in the Loop recently came on the market. At 1428 square feet, it is a corner unit with 10 foot windows in the master bedroom. There’s also a unique 10×5 additional space which could be used as a home office or an […]

Get a 2-Bedroom Townhouse for Under $500,000 in River North: 917 N. Kingsbury

This 2-bedroom townhouse in River Village at 917 N. Kingsbury in River North recently came on the market. This complex has 119 townhomes and was built in 2004. The first floor has 10 foot ceilings, cherry hardwood floors and a stone fireplace. The kitchen has dark cabinets, granite counter tops and “brand new” stainless steel […]

Love Private Terraces and Rooftop Decks? A Lakeview Penthouse at 545 W. Aldine

This 2-bedroom penthouse at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview recently came on the market. It’s a true penthouse in this 30-unit elevator building. According to the listing, this unit was a 3-bedroom but a wall was removed for the third bedroom to make a larger living room. It has a big terrace that stretches […]