Archive for the 'Rogers Park' Category

When Your Home IS a Castle: A 3-Bedroom at 2436 W. Greenleaf in Indian Boundary Park

This 3-bedroom in the Park Castle Condominiums at 2436 W. Greenleaf in the Indian Boundary Park neighborhood of Rogers Park came on the market in May 2016. Park Castle Condominiums are on the architectural tours. It has 68 units. From Open House Chicago: Architect Jens J. Jensen—not to be confused with landscape architect Jens Jensen—designed this 1925 […]

Live on a Private Beach With Lake Michigan Views: 1200 W. Sherwin in East Rogers Park

This 2-bedroom in The Breakers at 1200 W. Sherwin in East Rogers Park just came on the market. Built in 1923 as 50 apartments, in 2005, the building was converted into 27 luxury condos. From what I understand, an underground parking garage was also added during the conversion. The huge east facing deck remains as does the […]

Get 1920s Detail With Today’s Modern Amenities: 1116 W. Columbia in East Rogers Park

This 3-bedroom at 1116 W. Columbia in East Rogers Park came on the market in March 2012. Located east of Sheridan Road, and within minutes of the lake, the 6-unit building was built in 1920. At 2700 square feet, the unit has more square footage than many single family homes. It has some of its vintage features […]

From $525,000 to $192,500 for This American 4-Square in Rogers Park: 1530 W. Touhy

This 5-bedroom American 4-Square at 1530 W. Touhy in Rogers Park just came on the market. It is bank owned. Built in 1916 on an oversized 50×164 lot, 3 bedrooms are on the second floor and 2 are on the third. It also has an unfinished basement and a 2 car garage. Unfortunately, the listing […]

Rogers Park 5-Bedroom American 4-Square Reduces $25,000: 1225 W. Pratt

We last chattered about this 5-bedroom American 4-Square at 1225 W. Pratt in Rogers Park in April 2011. See our prior chatter here. Listed at $525,000 in April, it has been reduced another $25,000. Built in 1903, it has a much sought after double lot measuring 50×139. However, if you’re a vintage lover, you’re in […]

The 5-Bedroom American 4-Square: 1225 W. Pratt in Rogers Park

This 5-bedroom American 4-Square at 1225 W. Pratt in Rogers Park has been on and off the market since August 2009. In that time it has been reduced $114,000. Built in 1903, it has a much sought after double lot measuring 50×139. While it has hardwood floors throughout, none of the original vintage features remain. […]

Enjoy the Lake View From Your Balcony: 7625 N. Eastlake Terrace in Rogers Park

We haven’t chattered about Rogers Park in awhile. This 2-bedroom unit at 7625 N. Eastlake Terrace recently came on the market. It is bank owned. The unit is listed $92,200 under the 2005 purchase price but is still priced above the 2004 purchase price. The 40-unit building was constructed in 1997. It has hardwood floors throughout. The […]

They Don’t Build Them Like This Anymore: 1522 W. Chase in Rogers Park

This 4-bedroom Prairie-style home with a wrap-around front porch at 1522 W. Chase in Rogers Park was built in 1916. Built on an oversized 50×150 Chicago lot, the house has most of its vintage features intact including bull’s eye molding, wood columns and cornices, curved leaded stained glass and Tiger’s Eye paneling in the dining […]

Below 2000 Prices in Rogers Park: 7440 N. Hoyne

Rogers Park has been hit hard in the housing downturn.  This week in TimeOut Chicago, in the “save this restaurant” feature, there was a discussion about a restaurant called Jamaica Jerk and the impact the housing bust is having on the businesses in the neighborhood. While the food is generally consistent, the dining room sits empty […]

Bigger Than Most SFH’s and Under Contract: 7455 N. Hoyne in Rogers Park

It’s been awhile since we chattered about the big condo units in buildings such as this one at 7455 N. Hoyne in Rogers Park. Built in 1929, the 6-unit Tudor style building has juliette balconies and big units. At 1825 square feet, Unit #1N, has more space than many single family homes. It also has […]