Archive for the 'Ravenswood' Category

Will the Abbott Estate Sell for Double Its 2004 Price? 4605 N. Hermitage in Ravenswood

The Abbott Estate at 4605 N. Hermitage in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown recently came on the market. If it looks familiar, it’s because we chattered about it in 2010 after it had been on the market during the Great Recession years in 2009 and 2010. You can see our chatter here (where some of […]

5-Bedrooms But 1 Full Bathroom In This Vintage Colonial At 1700 W. Wilson In Ravenswood

This 5-bedroom vintage single family home at 1700 W. Wilson in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown came on the market in October 2012. (Sorryabout the massive tree right in the middle of the picture! LOL. It was hard for me to get a good angle on this house.) The listing says it is a mediterranean with a […]

Looking For a 3-Bedroom Close To The Brown Line For Under $370,000? 4400 N. Paulina in Ravenswood

This 3-bedroom in the midrise building at 4400 N. Paulina in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown has been on the market for a month. At 1800 square feet, the corner unit has a separate dining room and multiple exposures. The kitchen has cherry cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The unit has central […]

Get a 3/2 With Parking For Under $320,000 in Ravenswood: 1716 W. Leland

 This 3-bedroom at 1716 W. Leland in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown has beeen on and off the market since March 2010. Rehabbed in 2006, this first floor unit in an 11-unit greystone building has hardwood floors throughout. The eat-in kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The master suite has a marble bath. […]

This 4-Bedroom Victorian May Have Everything: 4620 N. Winchester in Lincoln Square

This 4-bedroom Victorian at 4620 N. Winchester in the Ravenswood/Lincoln Square neighborhood recently came on the market. Built in 1891 on a 25×152 lot, it has a front yard and porch, with a swing. The house has a double parlor and a formal dining room alongside some period details like stained glass windows. The kitchen […]

Top Floor 2-Bedroom Ravenswood Short Sale Sells For $133K Under 2007 Price: 1627 W. Ainslie

We chattered about this 2007 top floor conversion unit at 1627 W. Ainslie in Ravenswood several times over the prior year. See our January 2011 chatter here. It had been on the market as a short sale since May 2010 without any takers even though the list price kept falling. At the time of our […]

Want Space? Get 3-Bedrooms Under $350K in Ravenswood: 4520 N. Hermitage

This vintage 3-bedroom unit at 4520 N. Hermitage in the Ravenswood neighborhood of Uptown came on the market in April.  (The listing says Ravenswood- so if it isn’t- don’t blame me.) The building was constructed in 1929 and the unit still has many of its original vintage features including crown molding, built-in bookcases, arched doorways and […]

This Top Floor 2-Bedroom Has a Rare 4 Exposures: 5006 N. Winchester in Ravenswood

This 2-bedroom unit at 5006 N. Winchester in Ravenswood seems to have it all for a condo unit. Located on the top floor, it has 4 exposures, which is rare for a condo. The unit also has central air, in-unit washer/dryer and deeded parking. The kitchen is actually an eat-in with room for a small table. […]

“How Low Will It Go?” 2-Bedroom Short Sale Reduces Again: 1627 W. Ainslie in Ravenswood

One of you recently asked “how low will it go?” about this 2-bedroom newer conversion unit at 1627 W. Ainslie in Ravenswood. We have chattered about it a couple of times but it was recently reduced another $10,000. See our August 2010 chatter and pictures here. The unit is now listed $91,000 under the 2007 […]

Live in a Grand Victorian Complete With Wrap-Around Porch: 4605 N. Hermitage in Ravenswood

Some of you have already chattered about The Abbott Estate, the 6000 square foot Victorian at 4605 N. Hermitage in Ravenswood. On the market since August 2009, it is now listed for $151,000 under the 2006 purchase price. Built in 1891 for the founder of Abbott Labs, it is on an oversized 92×165 corner lot […]