Archive for the 'Old Town' Category

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 […]

Duplex Living But in a High Rise: A 3-Bedroom Penthouse at 230 W. Division in Old Town

This 3-bedroom duplex penthouse in The Venetian high rise at 230 W. Division in Old Town recently came on the market. It face north and east and appears to have 3 outdoor spaces: a wraparound balcony on the main floor, a balcony off the master bedroom and a rooftop deck accessed privately. (Although, I’m not totally […]

When the Washer/Dryer is in the Kitchen: A 2-Bedroom at 1500 N. LaSalle in Old Town

This 2-bedroom in 1500 N. LaSalle in Old Town came on the market in September 2015. But if it looks familiar, that’s because it last sold just a year ago, in October 2014. This 24-unit elevator building was constructed in 1892. It was designed by Edmund Krause (1859-1935) who designed 61 buildings in his lifetime. He specialized […]

Do You Love Private Rooftop Decks? A 3-Bedroom at 1426 N. Orleans in Old Town

This 3-bedroom in 1426 N. Orleans in Old Town came on the market in June 2015. The building was constructed in 2001 and has just 18 units and a parking garage. This penthouse unit has 10.5 foot ceilings. The master suite has custom California Closets. The kitchen has wood cabinets, stainless steel appliance and granite […]

100+ Days on the Market in Old Town: A 2-Bedroom at 1445 N. Wells

This 2-bedroom at 1445 N. Wells in Old Town came on the market in May 2015. We chattered about it in May when it first came on the market as the sellers had priced it 18% higher than the June 2014 sale. See our May 2015 chatter here. We also chattered about this unit in […]

Love Mid-Century Modern? A 2-Bedroom Duplex at 235 W. Eugenie in Old Town

This 2-bedroom duplex at 235 W. Eugenie in Old Town came on the market in July 2015. 235 W. Eugenie is a mid-century modern building designed by Chicago architect Harry Weese (who also designed DC’s metro system.) It was built in 1963 and has 23 units. This unit duplexes up and has two decks on the […]

2 Parking Spaces in the Heart of Old Town: A 2-Bedroom at 1760 N. Wells

  This 2-bedroom duplex up at 1760 N. Wells in Old Town came on the market in June 2015. It has 10-foot ceilings and exposed brick walls, which appear to be painted white. There are 2 wood burning fireplaces, including one in the master bedroom, and 3 skylights. Both bedrooms are on the second floor. The kitchen […]

$1000 a Square Foot in Old Town: A 1-Bedroom Cottage at 216 W. Menomonee

This rare 1-bedroom Chicago Fire cottage at 216 W. Menomonee in Old Town just came on the market. Built in 1874 on a 24×117 lot, it come complete with a picket fence and a highly coveted 1-car garage. According to tax records, the house is only about 780 square feet. It is landmarked. It has […]

Now’s Your Chance to Buy in the Carl Street Studios: 155 W. Burton in Old Town

  This 4-bedroom in the Carl Street Studios at 155 W. Burton in Old Town recently came on the market. The Carl Street Studios is one of the most unique properties in Old Town. Originally built as a mansion in the 1880s, it was converted into the “studios” in 1927. There are only 15 units. […]