Archive for the 'Old Town' Category

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 […]

A Typical Fall Market or a Slowing Market? 1500 N. LaSalle in Old Town

This 2-bedroom in 1500 N. LaSalle in Old Town came on the market in July 2016. The building was designed by Edmund Krause (1859-1935) in 1892. He designed 61 buildings in his lifetime. He specialized in mid-rise apartment buildings such as this one and also designed The Commodore at Surf and Broadway in Lakeview. Krause’s best known […]

How to Live in the Heart of Old Town and Still Have Parking: 205 W. Eugenie

This 2 bedroom townhouse at 205 W. Eugenie in Old Town just came on the market. This complex was built around 1990 and is on top of commercial space that fronts wells. There are 10 units. This is an end unit and has several exposures. The first level has the living/dining room with exposed brick walls […]

Is This Your Last Chance to Build New in Old Town’s Landmark District? 1810 N. Orleans

This house at 1810 N. Orleans in Old Town’s historic landmark district came on the market in August 2016. It’s being marketed as a chance to build new. From the listing: One of the Last Opportunities to build your DREAM HOME in Old Town!!! The listing says the white and green house was built in 1886. […]

Will You Only Live in a Corner Condo? A 2-Bedroom at 1414 N. Wells in Old Town

This 2-bedroom at 1414 N. Wells in Old Town just came on the market. It is a southeast corner unit with views of Wells and the skyline. The living room has two walls of windows, crown molding and dark stained oak floors. The kitchen has maple cabinets, granite counter tops, including on a large kitchen island, […]

The Flips Are Back! A 3-Bedroom Basecamp Rowhouse at 459 W. Hobbie in Old Town

This 3-bedroom rowhouse in the newly built Basecamp River North development at 459 W. Hobbie in Old Town just came on the market. It’s so new, I don’t yet have a picture of these rowhouses. I debated what neighborhood to put this in as the original advertising for this development WAS called “Basecamp River North” but […]

A New Record High Price for a 2/2 in Crilly Court? 1708 N. Wells in Old Town

This 2-bedroom in Crilly Court at 1708 N. Wells in Old Town just came on the market. We’ve chattered about this complex many times since it was converted from apartments into condos right at the peak of the boom in 2007. Built in 1866, it has two fireplaces, crown molding and a deck off the […]

A Bank Owned Starter Condo for $208,000 in Old Town: 143 W. Burton

This 1-bedroom condo in 143 W. Burton in Old Town just came on the market. The building is art deco and has 6 units. Those are the original leaded glass windows. This is a Fannie Mae Homepath property. This unit is on the first floor and faces east. It has hardwood floors. There are no […]

Get Your Lake Views And Your Old Town Scene: A 2-Bedroom at 1749 N. Wells

This 2-bedroom at Kennelly Square at 1749 N. Wells in Old Town just came on the market. Kennelly Square was built in 1972 and has 22 floors. This unit is on the 13th floor and has direct views east of Lincoln Park and the Lake but the building fronts one of the main thoroughfares in the […]