Archive for the 'Streeterville' Category

When the Old Is Made New Again: A Streeterville 1960s 2-Bedroom at 201 E. Chestnut

This renovated 2-bedroom at 201 E. Chestnut in Streeterville recently came on the market. The building was constructed in either 1961 or 1962, depending on which listing you look at, and has 120 units. One unique feature is the extra large recessed terraces. The terrace with this unit is 27×8 and is off both the […]

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 […]

A Penthouse to Top All Penthouses? A 2-Bedroom at 600 N. Fairbanks in Streeterville

This 2-bedroom penthouse at Helmet Jahn’s 600 N. Fairbanks in Streeterville just came on the market. At 4500 square feet, it has 300 degree floor to ceiling views of the city and 3 covered terraces. There are Terrazzo flooring throughout and custom black walnut millwork. In the center of the unit is a library which […]

Not Rich But Want to Live in Streeterville? A 2-Bedroom Under $300K at 222 E. Pearson

This 2-bedroom in Pearson on the Park at 222 E. Pearson in Streeterville recently came on the market. This building was originally apartments but was converted to condos in 2005. It has 220 units with valet parking. This unit is a corner, north and west, unit with the original conversion finishes. It has dark wood […]

Is Helmet Jahn’s 600 N. Fairbanks Still One of the Hottest Buildings in Streeterville?

This 2-bedroom in 600 N. Fairbanks in Streeterville just came on the market. Designed by Helmet Jahn, it was built in 2007 and has 210 units and a parking garage. The building has won architecture awards and it sold out quickly despite being finished during the housing bust. This unit has south and west views […]

Iconic Building Week: A 3-Bedroom Penthouse in Lake Point Tower: 505 N. Lake Shore Drive

Some of you guessed what building would finish out this week of iconic Chicago high rises. Could it be anything other than Lake Point Tower? Lake Point Tower was built in 1968 and has 700 units. (What WAS it about the 1960s? 3 out of the 5 buildings this week were built in the 1960s.) […]

Will the Hot 2016 Market Be the Charm For This Streeterville 1-Bedroom? 550 N. St. Clair

This 1-bedroom in 550 N. St. Clair in Streeterville just came on the market. But this unit had been listed in 2014 and was withdrawn, unsold, in early 2015. At 1225 square feet, it used to be a 2-bedroom but was reconfigured to have just 1-bedroom and a 16×8 dining room. The unit has 11 […]

This 1-Bedroom in Streeterville Doesn’t Meet Redfin’s Minimum Pricing Rule: 230 E. Ontario

This 1-bedroom in 230 E. Ontario in Streeterville just came on the market. The building was built in 1969 and has 144 units. In the listing on Redfin there was this clause in the column to the right of the pictures of the property that said: Below Minimum Price Please contact the listing agent directly […]

Looking for a Trendy 1-Bedroom With Views in Streeterville? 240 E. Illinois

This corner 1-bedroom on the 20th floor at Fairbanks at Cityfront Plaza at 240 E. Illinois in Streeterville just came on the market. It faces northeast, so it has city views. The unit has dark wide plank wood floors and a built-in office nook. The kitchen has custom white Italian cabinetry, granite counter tops and […]

Do You Have the Vision to Transform This Brick and Timber Loft? 540 N. Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville

This 1-bedroom loft at 540 N. Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville just came on the market. It’s a large, 1280 square foot 1-bedroom with 12 foot timber ceilings and multiple walls of exposed brick. In fact, all 4 living room walls are brick, with one painted white. There are two windows in the living room […]