Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

Live on Michigan Avenue for Under $260K: 910 S. Michigan in the South Loop

This 1-bedroom in 910 S. Michigan in the South Loop just came on the market. The building was constructed in 1913 and was converted into loft-like condos in 1998. It has a parking garage, exercise room and a doorman. This unit faces north, so it will not have light and views blocked by the new 74-story Helmut […]

Can the Old Be New Again? A Renovated 3-Bedroom at 247 E. Chestnut in Streeterville

This 3-bedroom in 247 E. Chestnut in Streeterville recently came on the market. This is a complete gut renovation with new floors, doors, lighting, kitchen and bathrooms. There are now dark wide plank floors throughout. The kitchen has white cabinets, a backsplash, white countertops, stainless steel appliances and a kitchen island. The bathrooms have subway […]

Love Exposed Brick? A 1-Bedroom River North Loft: 375 W. Erie

This 1-bedroom loft at 375 W. Erie in River North recently came on the market. It has 14 foot ceilings and several exposed brick walls along with exposed ductwork. The loft is north facing with a balcony. The kitchen has maple cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. There’s washer/dryer in the unit, central […]

How Valuable Are 4-Bedroom Condos? A Pre-War at 411 W. Briar in East Lakeview

This 4-bedroom at 411 W. Briar in East Lakeview came on the market in July 2017. The pre-war building, at the corner of Briar and Sheridan, was constructed in 1914 and has 15 units. There’s no parking with the building, as cars were not widely owned when it was built. This unit has west and north […]

Ever Wonder What This Penthouse Looks Like? 431 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview

The penthouse at 431 W. Oakdale in East Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. The building was constructed in 1928, just before the Great Depression, when a couple dozen of these luxury apartment buildings (there were no condos then) were being built. Unit 15C and 15D were combined in the early 2000s. It now has […]

Looking for a 3-Bedroom in the Heart of Hot Division Street? 1901 W. Division in West Town

This 3-bedroom condo at 1901 W. Division in West Town just came on the market. This is a 6-unit building that was constructed in 2003. It has an elevator and a heated garage. This is a corner unit with hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has wood cabinets, granite counter tops and Viking stainless steel appliances. […]

Do You Love Unique Exposed Brick Industrial Lofts? 2222 N. Racine in Lincoln Park

This 3-bedroom loft triplex at 2222 N. Racine in Lincoln Park came on the market in September 2016. This is a 16 unit industrial building. The units are more townhouse-like, than condo-like. This unit has loft features including exposed brick, large windows and timber ceilings. The living room has 16 foot ceilings. The listing says […]

A Million Dollars Gets You This 4-Bedroom Duplex Up in Lakeview: 628 W. Briar Place

This 4-bedroom duplex up at 628 W. Briar Place in Lakeview came on the market in May 2017. This graystone was constructed in 1936 and has 5 units. The listing says this unit was completely gutted in 2015. It still has some of its vintage features, however, including millwork, crown molding, hardwood floors with inlaids, and […]

Hate High-Rises? Live in a 3-Bedroom Townhouse in River North: 350 W. Huron

This 3-bedroom townhouse at 350 W. Huron in River North recently came on the market. These townhouses were among the earliest new construction in River North, built in 1997. There are 56 units with garages. They are built with one unit on the first level and the more expensive unit, such as this one, on […]

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 […]