Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

A 120% Gain in 3 Years in the Fulton Market? A 2-Bedroom Loft at 1101 W. Lake

This 2-bedroom loft at 1101 W. Lake in the Fulton Market just came on the market. It is a 9-unit brick and timber loft building with heated garage parking. Yes, the El is across the street from the building. This is a southwest corner unit. It has 14-foot timber ceilings and exposed ductwork with dark stained oak flooring. […]

This Lincoln Park Single Family Home is Priced at Just $500,000: 2700 N. Wilton

This 2-bedroom single family home at 2700 N. Wilton in Lincoln Park came on the market in August 2016. But if it looks familiar, that’s because we’ve chattered about it several times. The last time was in November 2009. You can see our chatter here. It was bank owned in 2007 and sold in 2008. […]

Should We Be Worried About the Rising Million Dollar Home Inventory? 2820 N. Paulina in Lakeview

This 5-bedroom contemporary single family home at 2820 N. Paulina in Lakeview came on the market in November 2016. But for those long time readers, they would remember this house because we’ve chattered about it several times before, including in 2013 when it was bank owned. See the 2013 chatter here. This was a new […]

Just How Hot is the Market Under $400K? A 2-Bedroom at 2729 N. Racine in Lincoln Park

This 2-bedroom at 2729 N. Racine in Lincoln Park just came on the market. But we’ve chattered about it twice before: in 2011 (when it didn’t sell) and again in 2015 (when it did finally sell). See our February 2015 chatter here. If you recall, this is a 2-unit building where the units share only […]

Live the Hipster Life in a 2-Bedroom Authentic Brick Loft in the Fulton Market at 312 N. May

This 2-bedroom in the Warehouse Lofts at 312 N. May in the West Loop just came on the market. This building was part of the Loftminium conversion of loft rental apartments into condos in 2000-2001 in the West and South Loops. The building has 66 lofts but no parking. This loft has soaring timber ceilings […]

Remember These 3-Bedroom Duplexes in East Lincoln Park? 443 W. Grant

This 3-bedroom duplex up in The Portals at 443 W. Grant in East Lincoln Park just came on the market. This complex was built in 1971 and has 50 duplex up units in 4 story buildings. One unit is on the first and second floor with an outdoor terrace and a second unit is on […]

Are Pre-War Units on the Outs? A 3-Bedroom at 3300 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview

This vintage 3-bedroom in 3300 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview just came on the market. The building was constructed in 1920 and has 84 units but no parking garage. Its age makes it a “pre-war” building. The unit has some of its vintage features intact including a barrel ceiling in the entry foyer and […]

The Housing Bust Lives On: An Auction at 1300 W. Altgeld in Lincoln Park

This 2-bedroom in Altgeld Court at 1300 W. Altgeld in Lincoln Park recently came on the market. This complex was built in 1991 and has 44 units. The units are all loft-style duplexes. There aren’t any interior pictures with this listing. It’s being sold “as-is.” From the listing: Property is occupied and occupants are not […]

A Hidden 4-Bedroom Townhouse in the Heart of the Gold Coast: 1000 N. State

This 4-bedroom townhouse at 1000 N. State in the Gold Coast came on the market in June 2016. It’s located at the prime corner of Oak and State but you might not have ever noticed this group of 15 townhouses because it’s built on top of the parking garage, several stories above the street. Given […]

Silver Tower 3-Bedroom Duplex with Terrace Returns at a Lower Price: 303 W. Ohio

  This 3-bedroom duplex in the Silver Tower at 303 W. Ohio in River North just came on the market. But most of you will probably remember it from last year when we chattered about it in April 2016. Back then, it was listed for about double what they had paid for the unit just […]