Archive for the 'West Town' Category

Not Everything Is Selling in a Day: Smart Tech Home in West Town Reduces: 900 N. Richmond

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom “Smart Tech” home at 900 N. Richmond in West Town (East Humboldt Park???) in February 2016. You can see our chatter here. If you recall, this is one of several dozen similar homes that have been built in West Town, Avondale, Logan Square and other gentrifying neighborhoods since the bust. These houses were […]

From Starter Home to Luxury Home in 6 Years: 832 N. Marshfield in West Town

This 3-bedroom single family home at 832 N. Marshfield in the East Village neighborhood of West Town just came on the market. If it looks familiar, that’s because we chattered about it several times in 2010. You can see our first chatter about it in March 2010. It took about 6 months to sell but finally […]

A Smart Tech Home Relists: From Affordable to Luxury? 900 N. Richmond in West Town

This 4-bedroom single family home at 900 N. Richmond in the East Humboldt Park neighborhood of West Town recently came on the market. This is a “Smart Tech” home. These were built all over the up-and-coming neighborhoods starting around 2010. The developer bought up a lot of foreclosures, which were cheaper, and built 4-bedroom single family […]

Looking for that Loading Dock? A 1-Bedroom Loft at 2250 W Ohio in West Town

This 1-bedroom authentic loft in the Bodine Building Lofts at 2250 W. Ohio in West Town just came on the market. It looks like it hasn’t been available in over 20 years. It has 14 foot timber ceilings and exposed brick. The kitchen is open to the living room and has wood cabinets, black appliances and […]

The Bank Has Owned This Luxury Condo for 2 Years: 1711 W. Division in West Town

This luxury 2-bedroom at 1711 W. Division in West Town just came on the market. The 12-unit modern building was built in 2007 with contemporary finishes. This unit has a 42×9 balcony. The kitchen has white Arclinea cabinets with Subzero and Miele appliances. The master bathroom has an oversized shower with floating teak bench. The […]

7 Months Later and Still Waiting for a Buyer: A 2/2 at 930 N. Wood in West Town

This 2-bedroom condo at 930 N. Wood in West Town first came on the market in December 2014. We chattered about it in January 2015 as it was listed for $52,000 more than the peak 2005 price. See that chatter here. Seven months later, it is still on the market. Built in 2000, the kitchen has maple cabinets, […]

Get a 2-Bedroom Duplex Down Brick and Timber Loft in West Town: 2250 W. Ohio

This 2-bedroom loft in the Bodine Building Lofts at 2250 W. Ohio in West Town came on the market in March 2015. The Bodine Building Lofts was converted into lofts in 1994 and has 20 units. This loft is a corner duplex down with the features loft lovers look for including high timber ceilings and exposed […]

What’s Going on in the East Village? A 2/2 Duplex Up Loft at 1137 N. Wood

This 2-bedroom duplex up loft at 1137 N. Wood in the East Village neighborhood of West Town just came on the market. It is located in a popular area, just steps away from the shops and restaurants of hot Division Street. The loft has 17 foot ceilings with exposed brick. The main level has dark […]

An Investor’s Dream? A Carriage House AND a Parking Lot: 2531 W. Augusta in West Town

I don’t have a picture for this 1-bedroom carriage house at 2531 W. Augusta in West Town but it’s so intriguing I felt we needed to chatter about it right away. Built in 1911, the carriage house is on a standard 25×125 lot. At 1160 square feet, it has some interesting features including exposed brick and […]

How High Will Prices Go in West Town? A 2/2 at 930 N. Wood

This 2-bedroom at 930 N. Wood in West Town came on the market in December 2014. If it looks familiar, that’s because we chattered about it several times when it was a foreclosure in 2011. See our 2011 chatter about the size, the era in which it was built and its location here. Built in […]