Archive for the 'Southport' Category

California Chic Returns 2 Years Later: 2846 N. Southport in Lakeview

This penthouse 2-bedroom at 2846 N. Southport in Lakeview recently came on the market. If it looks familiar, that’s because we last chattered about it in June 2015. Back then, the kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities had been painted white, along with the rest of the unit, and it was being marketed as “California chic […]

Is Southport Still Hot? A 2/2 Under $450,000 at 1433 W. Addison

This 2-bedroom at 1433 W. Addison in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview just came on the market. It’s on the second floor of these vintage buildings on the corner of Addison and Janssen that was converted into condos at the height of the housing bubble in 2006. There are 19 units in the building. It […]

A 6-Bedroom Greystone With All the Bells and Whistles in Southport: 1334 W. Newport

This 6-bedroom greystone at 1334 W. Newport in Southport came on the market in April 2016. Built in 2010 on a larger than standard Chicago lot of 30 x 125, it has a 3-car garage. The house has 10 foot ceilings, custom millwork, crown moldings and a Control 4 with fully integrated lighting, climate, music, […]

Want New Construction in Southport? It’ll Cost You $3.695 Million: 3531 N. Janssen

This 6-bedroom single family home at 3531 N. Janssen in Southport came on the market in May 2015. This is a custom new construction home on an oversized Chicago lot measuring 37.5 x 125. It has the layout most buyers prefer, with 4 out of the 6 bedrooms, including the master suite, on the second […]

There’s a Renovation Boom in Southport: A 5-Bedroom House at 1217 N. Cornelia

This 5-bedroom single family home at 1217 N. Cornelia in Southport came on the market in February 2017. Built in 1906 on a 30×125 lot, it was formerly a 2-flat that was completely renovated into a single family home, including with new water and sewer. It has the layout that buyers like, with 4 out […]

Want to be a Landlord? A Rare 2-Flat in Hot Southport: 1205 W. Cornelia

This 2-flat at 1205 W. Cornelia in Southport just came on the market. Built in 1914 on an oversized 30×126 lot, the brick building has a 2-car brick garage. There are 3 units in the building. Unit #1: 2 bedroom, 1 bath “owners unit” on the first floor Unit #2: 2 bedroom, 1 bath on the second […]

How Close to the El Could You Live? Part III: 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport is Back

This 3-bedroom brick single family home at 3408 N. Bosworth in Southport just came on the market. But long time readers will recognize it because we’ve chattered about it 4 times since it first came on the market in 2010. See the October 2010 chatter here where we had a spirited discussion about how close, […]

Get a 2-Bedroom Townhouse in Southport for Under $380,000: 1125 W. Newport

This 2-bedroom townhouse at 1125 W. Newport in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview came on the market in October 2016. This townhouse association was built in 1995 and has 25 units. The townhouse is 3-levels with direct access to a one-car garage. At 1300 square feet, the living/dining and kitchen are on the second floor, […]

Tired of Renting? Buy a 1-Bedroom Southport Loft Instead: 1122 W. Newport

This top floor 1-bedroom loft at 1122 W. Newport in the Southport neighborhood of Lakeview just came on the market. This is a 23 unit industrial building just a few blocks west of Wrigley Field. It is an authentic loft with exposed brick walls, 14 foot timber ceilings and big industrial windows. This is a corner […]

Market Conditions: Will State Budget and CPS Chaos Impact the Green Zone Housing Market?

This is one of the hottest housing markets that Chicago has ever seen…in the Green Zone. The entire city isn’t as hot as it was in 2005-2007, but in certain Green Zone neighborhoods, the price is well past peak with multiple offers, bidding wars, buying sight unseen and other nonsense association with super hot housing […]