Archive for the 'South Shore' Category

A Rare Single Family Home on Lake Michigan With Your Own Beach: 7237 S. South Shore

This 4-bedroom single family home at 7237 S. South Shore in the South Shore neighborhood came on the market in December 2016. If it looks familiar, that’s because we’ve chattered about it several times in the past including in 2009 and 2011. You can see the 2011 chatter here. Check out the original interior pictures, […]

Go to Open House Chicago This Weekend: A 3-Bedroom at 7321 S. South Shore

This 3-bedroom at the Windsor Beach Apartments at 7321 S. South Shore in South Shore has been on and off the market since 2007. If you were one of the five people reading this site when it first launched in 2007, you would remember this building and unit as we chattered about it in October 2007. See […]

A Touch of Glamour Across from Grant Park: A 2-Bedroom at 888 S. Michigan

This 2-bedroom at 888 S. Michigan across from Grant Park in the South Loop came on the market in July 2015. The building was built in 1914 but wasn’t converted into 34 condominiums until 2002. This unit has south and west exposures through 8 oversized windows. It has 9 foot ceilings and the listing says […]

When Houses Are On the Market For Years: 7017 S. Euclid in the Jackson Park Highlands

This 4-bedroom single family home at 7017 S. Euclid in the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood of the South Shore has been on and off the market since October 2009. That is 27 months without a buyer. In that time, the house has only had one price reduction, in August of 2011, for about $50,000. Like […]

Your 4-Bedroom Castle Awaits for Under $370,000: 6721 S. Bennett in Jackson Park Highlands

This 4-bedroom “castle” at 6721 S. Bennett in the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood of South Shore on the South Side has been on and off the market since March 2008. It has now been reduced about 45% from its 2008 list price and is being sold “as-is.” The house was built in 1929 on an […]

Own a Single Family Home Right on Lake Michigan: 7237 S. South Shore in South Shore

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom single family home at 7237 S. South Shore in the South Shore neighborhood in January 2010 (hm…wonder why it always comes up as a post in the dead of winter?). See our prior chatter and interior pictures here. Built on a 50×300 lot, the property has 2 PIN numbers, one of which […]

The 6-Bedroom English Manor Estate in Jackson Park Highlands: 6909 S. Cregier

It’s been awhile since we chattered about the Jackson Park Highlands neighborhood in the South Shore. This 6-bedroom English manor at 6909 S. Cregier was built in 1931. The neighborhood is a Chicago landmark district. Founded in 1905 it is only a few blocks long- starting at 67th and ending at 71st Street. This 7000 […]

Dreaming of Your Own Beach on Lake Michigan: 7237 S. South Shore

Dreaming of the beach? We last chattered about this 4-bedroom 1903-era home at 7237 S. South Shore in the South Shore neighborhood in June 2009. See our prior chatter and pictures here. It’s still available and listed for the same price as last June. The property has 2 PIN numbers, one of which extends the […]

Rare Single Family Home on Lake Michigan: 7237 S. South Shore Drive

I read somewhere that there are only 22 single family homes in Chicago located directly on Lake Michigan. Correct or not, it is rare to have a property directly on the lake within the city limits. This 4-bedroom home at 7237 S. South Shore Drive in the South Shore neighborhood is apparently one of those unique […]

Jackson Park Highlands Beauty: 6916 S. Bennett

The Jackson Park Highlands Historic District is a collection of historic homes on several blocks on the South Side, just south of Hyde Park near the lakefront and the Museum of Science and Industry, that was first laid out in 1905. The homes are all of varying styles with an alley system that provides garages.  […]