Archive for March, 2011

A Logan Square 2-Bedroom Duplex Up For 46% Under the 2007 Price: 2507 N. Milwaukee

This 2-bedroom duplex up at the Logan Station at 2507 N. Milwaukee in Logan Square is bank owned. It is listed for about 46% under the 2007 purchase price. This development was new construction and sold in 2007. The living room, dining room and kitchen are on the main level and there are 2 bedrooms […]

18 Months Later and Still Trying to Sell the Lakeview 2/2: 3126 N. Clifton

This vintage 2/2 at 3126 N. Clifton in Lakeview has been on the market since September 2009. It has been reduced $65,000 in that time. It is now listed $70,000 under the 2006 purchase price (if parking is included.) The top floor unit has some of its vintage features intact, including maple floors and wood work. […]

Elle Decor Featured 3-Bedroom in the Gold Coast Reduces Again: 1325 N. Astor

Interior designer (and talk show host) Nate Berkus’ 3-bedroom Gold Coast unit at 1325 N. Astor was recently reduced for the second time since coming on the market in January 2011. See our prior chatter here. It has now been reduced $251,000. Berkus renovated it but kept the original St. Charles metal cabinets in the […]

Chicago’s Industrial Past Is Now a Loft Mansion: 2118 W. Van Buren in the West Loop

This 7000 square foot loft mansion at 2118 W. Van Buren in the West Loop recently came on the market. The listing says the building was formerly a print shop and statue factory. It has been converted into a single family home with many of the industrial features preserved. It has 14 foot timber ceilings, exposed […]

Get a 4700 Sq. Ft. Streeterville Penthouse for Just $500,000: 247 E. Chestnut

This 4-bedroom penthouse at 247 E. Chestnut in Streeterville just came on the market for just $500,000. Yes, it is a short sale. At 4700 square feet, it is a full-floor unit with 360 degree views of the Lake and city. The building was built in 1958. The kitchen is described as a “chef’s kitchen” […]

Bank Owned 2-Bedroom Duplex Down in Lincoln Park Sells 3 Months Later: 2750 N. Seminary

We last chattered about this 2-bedroom duplex down at 2750 N. Seminary in December 2010. See our prior chatter here. It had been bank owned for 11 months before it was finally listed for sale. It sold 3 months later for $132,500 under the 2001 purchase price. In later listings, two interior pictures were added […]

Hear the Lions Roar From Your Vintage 2/2 Under $250,000: 2326 N. Lincoln Park West

This 2-bedroom, 2 bath unit in the Brighton of Lincoln Park at 2326 N. Lincoln Park West in Lincoln Park is located directly across from the Lincoln Park Zoo. You can probably hear the lions roar. First listed in August 2010, it has been reduced $30,000. It is also listed $22,000 under the 2005 purchase […]

Looking for a Move-In Ready 2/2 in Lakeview Under $220K? 3930 N. Pine Grove

This 2-bedroom in Lake Park Plaza at 3930 N. Pine Grove in Lakeview was recently reduced $5,100. It is currently listed $36,100 under the 2006 purchase price. The building is a full-service high rise constructed in 1969. It has a pool, tennis courts, party room, doorman, and exercise facilities. The listing says this unit has […]

Does Parking Matter? A Vintage 3-Bedroom Duplex Down: 1927 N. Hudson in Lincoln Park

This 3-bedroom duplex down at 1927 N. Hudson in Lincoln Park recently came on the market. If you’re wondering why it is listed for $64,000 over the 2005 purchase price- the listing says it was completely renovated since 2005. Built in 1884, the unit was a 2-bedroom until the large lower level bedroom was converted into […]

Not Your Average 4-Bedroom Condo in the Gold Coast: 21 E. Goethe

This unique 4 bedroom, 4 bath condo at 21 E. Goethe in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. The triplex unit is located in an 1886 vintage rowhouse. 3 out of the 4 bedrooms appear to be on different floors, with the master on the second, one bedroom on the main and 2 in […]