Archive for the 'Property Type' Category

Get a Front and a Backyard with this 2-Bedroom Townhouse: 1636 N. Larrabee in Lincoln Park

This 2-bedroom at 1636 N. Larrabee in Lincoln Park came on the market in October 2017. This group of townhouses was built in 1985. The picture above is of the front of 1616 N. Larrabee, which is also in the complex. They are fee simple which means there is no assessment. Each townhouse takes care […]

Water Walls and Hidden Rooms: A 4-Bedroom SFH at 1457 W. Addison in Southport

This 4-bedroom single family home at 1457 W. Addison in Southport first came on the market in October 2013. Most recently, it was relisted in March 2017. Built in 1901, the listing says it was renovated in 2010. It’s on a larger than standard Chicago lot measuring 41×134, has a 2-car garage and 7 outdoor areas. […]

Tired of Vanilla Condos? Live in an Old Ice Storage Warehouse: 345 N. Canal on the Near West Side

This duplex 2-bedroom in the Fulton House at 345 N. Canal on the Near West Side, and on the Chicago River, came on the market in October 2017. Fulton House was built in 1903 as an old cold storage warehouse. It became apartments in the 1970s and was converted into condos in the 1990s. However, it’s […]

Love Authentic Lofts? A Brick and Timber 1-Bedroom at 920 W. Sheridan in Lakeview

This 1-bedroom loft in the Skybox Lofts came on the market in November 2017. It’s an authentic loft with 13 foot timber wood ceilings and several exposed brick walls. It has south facing windows with a balcony and the listing says there are refinished hardwood floors. The kitchen has white cabinets and new granite counter […]

Is it Still a Good Investment to Buy a 2-Flat? 3815 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview

This vintage 2-flat at 3815 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview came on the market in March 2017. Built in 1901 on a larger than normal 30 x 140 lot, it has a backyard garden and 1-car parking. Both units are 3-bedrooms and have family rooms. They have original woodwork as well as coffered and beamed […]

We Love Renovated Brick and Timber Lofts: 411 S. Sangamon in the West Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Sangamon Lofts at 411 S. Sangamon in the West Loop came on the market in October 2017. This is a 1800 square foot authentic loft with timber ceilings and beams along with exposed brick and hardwood floors. The listing says it was “gutted to the studs.” The kitchen has dark cabinets […]

Will the Hot Luxury Market Finally Help Sell the Claude Seymour House? 817 W. Hutchinson in Buena Park

This 6-bedroom historic mansion at 817 W. Hutchinson in the Buena Park neighborhood of Uptown just came on the market. If it looks familiar, that’s because we’ve chattered about it several times since 2012. See our October 2012 chatter here. The Claude Seymour House is one of the many historic mansions that line Hutchinson on this […]

Rare Chance to Build “New” in East Lincoln Park: 2106 N. Hudson

This single family home at 2106 N. Hudson in East Lincoln Park recently came on the market (sorry about the bad picture). Some might remember it if looking in Lincoln Park, as it was also listed early in 2017 and sold a month later, in February. Built in 1886, it appears to have some kind of landmark […]

Are There Too Many Mansions on the Market? A 9 Bedroom at 2466 N. Lakeview

According to Crain’s, one of the city’s mansions just sold to an heir of the Thai Red Bull fortune. They do not, apparently, have ties to Chicago. The house, which sold on Oct 11 for $7.5 million, is on Bellevue in the Gold Coast. Originally listed for $9 million, it was reduced $1 million before selling. […]

Do Millennials Want to Live on Historic Alta Vista Terrace? 3808 N. Alta Vista in Lakeview

This 3-bedroom row house at 3808 N. Alta Vista Terrace in Lakeview came on the market in June 2017. Alta Vista Terrace is a Chicago Landmark District. These 40 row homes were built from 1900 to 1904 and were built to look like London row homes. From the Chicago Landmark website: This street represents one […]