Archive for the 'Neighborhoods/Suburbs' Category

A Unique Single Family Home-Like Penthouse in Printers Row: 714 S. Dearborn

This penthouse unit in the Rowe Building at 714 S. Dearborn in Printers Row just came on the market. I don’t have a picture of this building but you can see it in the picture above on the right of 720 S. Dearborn with the outdoor fire escape. The Rowe Building was built in 1891 […]

What Are Buyers Willing to Pay for that High Rise 2/2? 501 N. Clinton in West Town

This 2-bedroom at the Kinzie Park Tower at 501 N. Clinton in West Town came on the market in September 2016. This building was constructed in 2000 and has 208 units. It is part of Kinzie Station, which also has townhouses. At the time this development was built, this was no-man’s land west of the […]

A 3-Bedroom 1930 Vintage Beauty in Indian Boundary Park: 2415 W. Lunt

This 3-bedroom vintage condo at 2415 W. Lunt in the Indian Boundary Park neighborhood of West Ridge originally came on the market in May 2016. Built in 1930, the building has 6 units. At 2,000 square feet, the unit is larger than many single family homes. It has unique vintage features including vaulted beamed ceilings, […]

Do You Love High Rise Views? A 2/2 on the 25th Floor in the Gold Coast: 1300 N. Astor

This 2-bedroom in the Astor Tower at 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast just came on the market. This Bertrand Goldberg high rise was built in 1963 and  has 71 units and a parking garage. This building was originally the Astor Tower Hotel. The Beatles were just some of the famous people who stayed […]

Back to the 2006 Price in Lakeview? A Top Floor 3/3 at 814 W. Roscoe

This 3-bedroom top floor vintage unit at 814 W. Roscoe in Lakeview recently came on the market. If it looks familiar that’s because we chattered about it several times from 2010 to 2013. See our September 2013 chatter here. Converted into condos in 2006, the living/dining and kitchen area now has the popular open layout with what the listing […]

848 W Belden in Lincoln Park Is Back and You Still Have to Evict the Tenants

This historic 3-bedroom row house at 848 W. Belden in Lincoln Park came on the market in October 2016. We chattered about it being one of the most bizarre listings ever to be on Crib Chatter – and there’s been a LOT of properties over the years. You can see our chatter here. What is […]

How Quickly Should Properties Be Selling? A 2-Bedroom at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview

This 2-bedroom at 545 W. Aldine in East Lakeview came on the market in September 2016. The building has 34 units and was built in 2000. It has two rare amenities for East Lakeview: an elevator and a heated garage. The unit faces south and has hardwood floors. The kitchen has granite counter tops and […]

Is This the Perfect Pied-a-Terre? A 1-Bedroom at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast

This 1-bedroom on the 19th floor at the Walton Colannade at 100 E. Walton in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Built in 1972, the building has 240 units. The south facing unit has been completely renovated with 4 inch oak hardwood floors throughout and solid core doors. The kitchen has 42 inch […]

Want a Loft in 2017? A 2/2 in a Boutique South Loop Building: 1421 S. Wabash

This 2-bedroom loft in 1421 S. Wabash in the South Loop just came on the market. It has 15 foot ceilings and exposed brick walls along with 3 exposures: north, west and south. The kitchen has white cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The loft has a front balcony as well as an […]

Do You Want to Be a Landlord? A 3-Bedroom 2-flat at 1748 W. Cortland in Bucktown

This 3-bedroom 2-flat at 1748 W. Cortland in Bucktown recently came on the market. We chattered about this home the last time it was on the market and debated who the buyer would be of this kind of set-up. You can see our December 2011 chatter here. Built in 1890, the old listing said it was […]