Archive for the 'Pilsen' Category

Get 3 Bedrooms For Under $400,000 in Pilsen: 1621 S. Halsted

This 3-bedroom at 1621 S. Halsted in Pilsen came on the market in March 2017. This building was constructed in 2002 and has 32 units with a parking garage. This is a south and east facing top floor unit. The kitchen/living and dining rooms have hardwood floors and the listing says the bedrooms have new […]

You Can Buy A 4-Bedroom Contemporary SFH In Pilsen For $749,000: 1812 S. Jefferson

This 4-bedroom contemporary single family home at 1812 S. Jefferson in East Pilsen came on the market in October 2012. Built on a 24×100 lot, the listing says it has “all new interiors” with reclaimed wood and cork flooring. The kitchen has modern maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances. It has 3 outdoor spaces including […]

Renovations Aren’t Just Happening On The North Side: 2354 S. Oakley In Pilsen

Three units in this 1924 building at 2354 S. Oakley in Pilsen came on the market in October 2012. This building has been completely renovated and is now being called the “Oakley 23.” Built in 1924, it has 9 units with 6 different floorplans. They are all 2/2 units and range in price from $225,000 to […]

Get a Pilsen Vintage 4-Bedroom Raised Ranch For Just $139,900: 717 West 19th Street

This 4-bedroom raised ranch at 717 West 19th Street in Pilsen recently came on the market. Built in 1880 on a smaller than standard Chicago lot measuring 24×100, it has small bedrooms which were common at that time. The listing says a den is being used as a pantry. There is also a second kitchen […]

Getting More Bang For Your Buck In Pilsen: A 2-Bedroom Under $270K at 1601 S. Halsted

This 2-bedroom plus den at 1601 S. Halsted in Pilsen has been on the market since August 2011. Built in 2000/2001 as “Pilsen Gateway” it is just steps from the Metra stop on Halsted and within easy walking distance of both University Village shops/restaurants and Pilsen’s shops and restaurants. The building has 32 units. At […]

Whatever Happened to Centro 18?

I was driving through Pilsen the other day on 18th Street and happened by two big empty lots with signs on them for Centro 18. Remember this development?  They had ads in the paper about six to eight months ago.  The property is on 18th Street about a block west of Halsted in the “Pilsen Arts District.” […]

Developer Still Selling Units at Chantico Lofts in Pilsen

The gentrification of Pilsen continues to move further west, away from the Pilsen Arts District that surrounds 18th and Halsted. The Chantico Lofts at 1061 W. 16th Street was a recent conversion of an old industrial brick and timber building into lofts.  With 42 units, its price points were a bit ambitious for a project in […]