Archive for the 'West Loop' Category

Love Brick? A 2-Bedroom Loft for Only $365,000 at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Gotham Lofts at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop just came on the market. This is an old General Electric factory that was converted into lofts during the loft craze in 1999. It has a garage as well as a side parking lot. There’s no doorman but there is an […]

Market Conditions: As Prices Soar, is the West Loop in Another Bubble?

We’ve chattered about the incredible asking prices on some condos in the red hot West Loop this year. Now, Crain’s is reporting that a new construction penthouse condo listed at $5.6 million has gone under contract in 900 W. Washington. It would be the most expensive condo ever sold in the neighborhood. By far. The […]

Want to Walk to Work in the West Loop? A 2-Bedroom for $695,000 at 845 W. Monroe

This 2-bedroom at 845 W. Monroe in the West Loop came on the market in January 2017. This complex was built in 2001 and has 42 units. These were built with “loft-like” features, including exposed duct work, because that’s what was being converted and bought at the time these were built. It has two outdoor […]

65% Appreciation in 27 Months in the West Loop: A 2-Bedroom Loft at 400 S. Green

This 2-bedroom duplex loft in the Green Street Lofts at 400 S. Green in the West Loop just came on the market. It’s a top floor penthouse with 20 foot high timber ceilings. It also has exposed brick walls and large industrial windows. The listing says it is a “newly remodeled kitchen” with a double oven, […]

What You’ll Pay for a West Loop Townhouse: A 2/2 at 24 S. Aberdeen

This 2-bedroom townhouse at 24 S. Aberdeen in the hot West Loop came on the market in May 2016. At 2000 square feet, it has a private rooftop deck and a 2-car garage. The two bedrooms are on the third floor along with a den. The kitchen has wood cabinets, black appliances and granite counter […]

Is the West Loop Now the Hottest Neighborhood for Price Gains? A 2-Bedroom at 203 S. Sangamon

This 2-bedroom duplex in the Beacon Lofts at 203 S. Sangamon in the West Loop came on the market in May 2016. This loft has 18 foot ceilings and faces south. While it has the tall ceilings and exposed duct work,  it doesn’t have exposed brick, beams or other factory type features. But it does have […]

Unique Condos Do Exist in the West Loop: A 2-Bedroom at 1016 W. Madison

This 2-bedroom at 1016 W. Madison in the West Loop came on the market in May 2016. This 8-unit elevator building with just 2 units per floor was converted into condominiums in 1998 but it’s not a loft. It’s one of the rare, older boutique buildings in this neighborhood. This unit has 14-foot ceilings and, […]

Can the West Loop Get Any Hotter? A 2/2 Renovated Loft at 1000 W. Washington

This 2-bedroom loft at 1000 W. Washington in the West Loop just came on the market. It’s in the middle of one of the hottest neighborhoods in the city with new restaurants and hotels opening up just a block away on Randolph Street and just a short stroll from Fulton Market. The loft has exposed […]

Will Skybridge Become the Hottest Building in the West Loop? 737 W. Washington

This 2-bedroom in Skybridge at 737 W. Washington in the West Loop just came on the market. Skybridge was built in 2003 and has 237 units. It won a bunch of design awards at the time of its construction. It is the tallest building in the West Loop. The East side has views of the […]

Are First Time Buyers Priced Out of the West Loop? A 2-Bedroom Penthouse at 910 W. Madison

This 2-bedroom top floor unit at 910 W. Madison in the West Loop came on the market in March 2016. This building was constructed in 2003 when loft-living was at its peak, especially in this neighborhood. This unit, therefore, has higher ceilings and exposed air ducts. The main living areas face south with the bedrooms […]