Archive for the 'Loop' Category

11 Months on the Market for this Manhattan Building 3-Bedroom: 431 S. Dearborn in the Loop

This 3-bedroom in the Manhattan Building at 431 S. Dearborn in the Loop came on the market in June 2015. The Manhattan Building was built in 1891. It was converted to condos in the late 1990s. It’s a doorman building. This unit is 1 of only 4 top floor units. It has south and west […]

23.5% Appreciation in Just 14 Months for a Loop Loft: A 2/2 at 728 W. Jackson

This 2-bedroom loft in the Haberdasher Lofts at 728 W. Jackson just came on the market. Haberdasher is a full service building with 220 units and a parking garage. Half the building has timber lofts and half is concrete. This loft is on the timber side of the building and has exposed brick and the large industrial windows […]

Checking in on the Metropolis: A 2/2 at 8 W. Monroe in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in The Metropolis at 8 W. Monroe in the Loop came on the market in September 2015. The building was converted into lofts and soft lofts in 2006. There are 170 units. We last chattered about this building back in the early days of the bust when there were short sales and auctions […]

The Perfect Loop Home? A 3-Bedroom With a Private Terrace at 310 S. Michigan

This 3-bedroom in the Metropolitan Tower at 310 S. Michigan in the Loop came on the market in July 2014. While it is not a penthouse unit, it still has some unique features starting with 14-foot vaulted ceilings in the living and dining room. It has a custom Christopher Peacock kitchen with white cabinets, white […]

Get a 2/2 With Parking Across from Grant Park for Under $340K: 330 S. Michigan

This 2-bedroom in 330 S. Michigan across from Grant Park in the Loop came on the market in June 2015. At 1100 square feet, it has a split floor plan with hardwood floors in the living area and carpet in the bedrooms. The kitchen has maple cabinets, white appliances and green stone counter tops. This […]

Love City Views? A 2-Bedroom Penthouse at 235 W. Van Buren in the Loop

This 2-bedroom penthouse on the 45th floor of 235 W. Van Buren in the Loop just came on the market. It has CMK aesthetics with 10 foot concrete ceilings. The unit has city and lake views (looks like north and east) with a clear view of Chicago’s loop skyline. It has dark stained wood floors. The kitchen has dark […]

The Legacy Re-Lists 30 Condos for Sale: 60 E. Monroe in the Loop

This 2-bedroom in The Legacy at 60 E. Monroe on Millennium Park in the Loop just came on the market. It is one of 30 condos that were re-listed last week by the developer. The Legacy was built during the boom but didn’t start closings until 2009, which was after the bust. The listing says the […]

Buy This Loop 3/2 and Get a Lambo for a Month: 20 N. State

This 3-bedroom at 20 N. State in the Loop recently came on the market. This building right in the heart of the State Street shopping district was converted into concrete lofts in 2003. This unit was actually on the market last spring and sold in April 2014. You can see what it looked like last […]

Should You Rent or Should You Buy? A 1-Bedroom at 6 N. Michigan in the Loop

This corner 1-bedroom at 6 North Michigan on Millennium Park in the Loop came on the market in May 2014. It is one of the rare 1-bedrooms in the building that has a direct east-facing Millennium Park and lake view. The 950-square foot unit has luxury finishes including a stainless steel Betazzoni stove, a Liebherr refrigerator, […]

Looking for a 2/2 in the Loop Under $320K? 208 W. Washington

This 2-bedroom in Concord at City Center at 208 W. Washington in the Loop came on the market in June 2014. It is a north-west corner unit with a wall of windows and hardwood floors through out. Neither bedroom appears to have windows, however. The kitchen has maple cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel […]