Archive for the 'Edgewater' Category

Is Renovated Vintage the Best of All Worlds? A 3-Bedroom at 5510 N. Sheridan in Edgewater

This 3-bedroom in The Renaissance at 5510 N. Sheridan in Edgewater came on the market in October 2016. The Renaissance was built in 1927 and has 32 units along with extensive gardens and an outdoor parking lot with leased parking. This unit has views of Lake Michigan from the 11th floor. It still has many […]

Iconic Building Week: A 2/2 in Benjamin Marshall’s Pink Palace: 5555 N. Sheridan in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom unit in the Edgewater Beach Co-op Apartments at 5555 N. Sheridan in Edgewater came on the market in February 2016. The Edgewater Beach Co-op was built in 1928 as a companion property to the older Edgewater Beach Hotel which was a resort with a Mediterranean flair on the Lake. Designed by Benjamin Marshall […]

There Are Still Foreclosures Available: A Vintage 2/2 at 5646 N. Kenmore in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom in Kenmore Court at 5646 N. Kenmore in Edgewater came on the market in November 2015. The building is in the Bryn Mawr Historic District and was built in 1927. It has 28 units. It is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. It’s been under contract once but came back on the market. It has […]

A 1924 Vintage 2-Bedroom With Lake Views in Edgewater: 6334 N. Sheridan

This 2-bedroom in the Rockefeller-McCormick Building at 6334 N. Sheridan in Edgewater came on the market in September 2015. Built in 1924, the building was part of the building boom along Lake Michigan that extended from the South Shore to the far north neighborhoods of Edgewater and Rogers Park. It has 42 units, many with […]

Looking for a Project? A 2-Bedroom Vintage Penthouse at 5510 N. Sheridan in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom penthouse in The Renaissance at 5510 N. Sheridan in Edgewater came on the market in January 2015. The Renaissance was built in 1927 and has 32 units with just 2 units per floor. The listing for this unit says it is “ready to be restored to vintage elegance.” The living room has hardwood […]

Tired of Cookie Cutter? To the Manor Born at 1031 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom in The Manor House at 1031 W. Bryn Mawr in Edgewater has been on and off the market since August 2014. There are few buildings with the uniqueness and the grandeur of The Manor House at 1021 and 1031 W. Bryn Mawr. Built in 1908, in the Tudor Revival style, it has 16 units. It’s located in […]

The Pink Palace Is Hot: A 2/2 at 5555 N. Sheridan in Edgewater

If you drive down Lake Shore Drive from the north, you can’t help but notice the Pink Palace, aka the Edgewater Beach Apartments, at 5555 N. Sheridan in Edgewater. Built in 1929 with 300 units, it’s a full amenity building with a doorman, extensive gardens and a pool. The building is a co-0p and requires […]

Get a 2/2 Substation Loft For Under $225,000: 1128 W. Ardmore in Edgewater

This 2-bedroom in the Substation Lofts at 1128 W. Ardmore in Edgewater came on the market in August 2013. It is a short sale. This former Commonwealth Edison substation was converted into lofts in 2006. This loft has 18 foot concrete ceilings with exposed brick walls. The kitchen has 42 inch maple cabinets, granite counter […]

What Would You Do With 12,000 Square Feet and 40 Skylights? 5801 N. Glenwood in Edgewater

This 4-bedroom single family home at 5801 N. Glenwood in Edgewater has been on the market since April 2013. At least I think it’s a single family home. That’s how it is listed. Built in 1918, it is on a 50×125 corner lot. The property is 12,000 square feet on 2 levels. The listing says it […]

Love Vintage Beauties? A 2-Bedroom With Lake Views in Edgewater: 5510 N. Sheridan

This 2-bedroom in the Renaissance at 5510 N. Sheridan in Edgewater came on the market in April 2013. The Renaissance was built in 1927 and has 32 units. This unit is on the 16th floor and has lake and city views. At 1875 square feet, it has the expansive feel of the pre-war vintage units […]