Archive for the 'Old Town' Category

Is The Venetian in the Hottest Location in the City? 230 W. Division in Old Town

This 2-bedroom penthouse in The Venetian at 230 W. Division in Old Town came on the market in November 2017. The Venetian was built in 2005 and has 88 units and a parking garage. This penthouse is a southwest corner unit with a wrap around balcony. It has 10 foot ceilings and the listing says […]

You Can Get a 2/2 in “Real” Old Town for Under $320K: 1805 N. Orleans

This 2-bedroom at 1805 N. Orleans in Old Town came on the market in September 2017. This is a 9-unit complex without parking in the heart of the historic Old Town neighborhood. This is a garden unit. It has hardwood floors and each bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The kitchen has wood cabinets, granite […]

The Grand Daddy of the Carl Street Studios Still Awaits a Buyer: 155 W. Burton in Old Town

This 3-bedroom duplex in the Carl Street Studios at 155 W. Burton in Old Town recently came on the market again in July 2016. But it has been on and off the market since 2009. We first chattered about it in June 2009. You can see our chatter here. The Carl Street Studios is a unique […]

A 1980s Townhouse With Savoir Faire: A 3-Bedroom at 1300 N. LaSalle in Old Town

This 3-bedroom townhouse at Goethe Row at 1300 N. LaSalle in Old Town came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1980, the listing says it was designed by architect Marcel Freides and has 7 units with parking. The listing also says the association is applying for architectural landmark status for the complex. It […]

Now’s Your Chance for a Rare Large Crilly Court 1-Bedroom: 208 W. Eugenie in Old Town

This 1-bedroom in Crilly Court at 208 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. If you’ll recall, Crilly Court is the historic complex of buildings which borders Wells, Crilly, St. Paul and Eugenie. It has 90 units and was converted from apartments to condos just as the bust hit in 2007. But […]

Now’s Your Chance to Buy a Rare 6,600 Sq Ft SFH in Old Town: 321 W. Menomonee

This 5-bedroom single family home at 321 W. Menomonee in Old Town came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1918 on an irregular Chicago lot measuring 48 x 104, it has 2-levels and a 2.5 car garage. The house has a lot of unique features including  a grand atrium with a curved staircase […]

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH in the Old Town Triangle for Under $1 Million: 319 W. Eugenie

This 3-bedroom single family home at 319 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. Built in 1874, it is landmarked. It has a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 24×103 but still manages to have a 2-car garage. The listing describes this as an “Italianate cottage” with arched frames over the window, […]

A Townhouse in a Hot Downtown Neighborhood: 1159 N. Cambridge in South Old Town

This 3 bedroom townhouse at 1159 N. Cambridge in South Old Town came on the market in October 2016, was withdrawn, and recently was listed again. Is this area South Old Town? Old Cabrini Green? North River North? It is two stories and has a private yard and 1 car garage parking. I’m assuming this is […]

Tired of Renting? A 1-Bedroom Duplex in the Heart of Old Town: 200 W. Menomonee

This 1-bedroom duplex in the Williamsburg Gardens at 200 W. Menomonee in Old Town just came on the market. The 4-story brick building was built in 1905 and has 15 units. The unit has tiger oak floors and crown molding along with a unique carved closet door. There is a half bath off the living room […]

How Closely Do You Look at the Condo Association? A 2/2 at 1749 N. Wells in Old Town

This 2-bedroom duplex in Kennelly Square at 1749 N. Wells in Old Town came on the market in January 2017. The listing says it has been fully rehabbed with a new kitchen and baths. The wraparound kitchen has granite counter tops,  including on the breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets. The two bedrooms […]