Archive for the 'Loop' Category

When Do Condo Owners Need to Put in New Kitchens? 208 W. Washington in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in 208 W. Washington in the Loop just came on the market (sorry for the bad picture of the building above. I didn’t realize how crappy it was!) This building was converted into condos in 2002 so the original finishes are 15 years old. The listing for this unit describes its complete renovation. The […]

A $2.34 Million Loft Lovers Dream in the Heart of the Loop: 223 W. Lake

8 newly converted lofts in an old industrial building at 223 W. Lake in the Loop recently came on the market. The listing says this building was constructed in 1895. These units have all the features that loft lovers look for including tall reclaimed wood ceilings, exposed brick walls and iron and glass double paned window as the […]

Are You Obsessed With High Rise Terraces? A 2-Bedroom at 60 E. Monroe in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in The Legacy at 60 E. Monroe across from Millennium Park in the Loop recently came on the market. At 1428 square feet, it is a corner unit with 10 foot windows in the master bedroom. There’s also a unique 10×5 additional space which could be used as a home office or an […]

$129,000 Gain in 11 Months in the Loop? A 2-Bedroom Loft at 20 N. State

This 2-bedroom loft in 20 N. State in the Loop just came on the market. If it looks familiar, that’s because it was on the market last year and sold in July. The listing calls it a “Zen designer condo.” This loft originally had concrete ceilings but a wooden drop ceiling was added. There are […]

Is the Loop Now One of the Top Residential Neighborhoods? 200 N. Dearborn

This 3-bedroom at 200 N. Dearborn in the Theater District in the Loop recently came on the market. Built in 1989 as apartments, it has 308 units and a parking garage. This building was owned by American Invsco and was one of the last apartment buildings converted into condos before the bust. This unit is two […]

Love the All Concrete Look? A 2/2 in 235 W. Van Buren in the Loop

This 2-bedroom on the 22nd floor at 235 W. Van Buren in the Loop just came on the market. Built in 2009 just as the housing bust was hitting, this is an enormous building with 714 units and a parking garage. This unit has exposed concrete walls and a 10 foot ceiling. The kitchen is open […]

Are Renovators Good for the Housing Market? 130 N. Garland in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Heritage at 130 N. Garland across from Millennium Park in the Loop just came on the market. But some of you who have been looking in the Loop might recognize it as it was on the market in the spring. Apparently, it was bank owned and for sale via auction. It […]

Another Day, Another Multi-Million Dollar Penthouse Lists: 310 S. Michigan in the Loop

This 4-bedroom penthouse in the Metropolitan Tower at 310 S. Michigan across from Millennium Park in the Loop just came on the market. It has unique features including extensive crown molding and 5 fireplaces. The 4180 square foot unit has a library with wood paneling and a boxed ceiling. All 4 bathrooms are marble and en suite. […]

Get a Rare Skylight in a Condo in this 2-Bedroom at 310 S. Michigan in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Metropolitan Tower at 310 S. Michigan across from Millennium Park in the Loop came on the market in June 2016. It’s on the 23rd floor, which is an amenities floor with a building terrace and grills. The listing says there are only 3 units on this floor and this one has a […]

The 5000 Square Foot Loft Penthouse: 8 W. Monroe in the Loop

This 4-bedroom 2-story penthouse at 8 W. Monroe in the Loop came on the market in May 2016. It appears to be a loft on the main level, with high ceilings. The building is a former office building that was converted during the housing boom last decade. It has north, south and east facing views. […]