Archive for November, 2011

Looking for a Contemporary 2/2? 3110 N. Greenview in Lakeview

We’ve chattered about contemporary buildings in River North and the South Side but not this contemporary building at 3110 N. Greenview in Lakeview. It is all concrete construction with floor to ceiling windows, front and back balconies, and exposed concrete ceilings. There are only 2 units per floor. This southeast facing unit has the finishes […]

This Vintage 3-Bedroom Has It All Including 2 Bathrooms: 2817 N. Orchard in Lakeview

This top floor 3-bedroom at 2817 N. Orchard on the Lakeview and Lincoln Park border (near the new Trader Joes on Diversey) recently came on the market. It is a rare 3-bedroom vintage unit that also has 2 full baths (usually they have just 1 bath.) Some of its vintage features remain including crown molding, […]

This Lincoln Park 2-Bedroom Penthouse is 38% Off the 2007 Price: 744 W. Fullerton

This 2-bedroom penthouse at 744 W. Fullerton in Lincoln Park has been on and off the market since February 2010. It is a short sale and was actually under contract last June but came back on the market in October. There are only 4 pictures of the unit so it’s hard to get a good […]

Get a 2-Bedroom in The Emerald for $85K Off the 2008 Price: 123 S. Green in the West Loop

We haven’t chattered about The Emerald, the 2-building newer construction mid-rise at 123 and 125 S. Green in the Greektown neighborhood of the West Loop in awhile. This 2-bedroom corner unit recently came back on the market as a short sale. It had previously been listed in 2008 and 2010. It is now listed for […]

Get an Authentic 2-Bedroom Loft for Under $200K: 5235 N. Ravenswood in Andersonville

This 2-bedroom duplex down loft in the Map Factory Lofts at 5235 N. Ravenswood in Andersonville has been on the market since June 2011. It’s a short sale and has been reduced from $229,000 to $199,000. That is $94,000 under the 2008 price. Built in 1887, the loft has all the features loft lovers look for including high timber […]

“Live Like a Rock Star” in Your Streeterville Penthouse: 530 N. Lake Shore Drive

This 4-bedroom penthouse at 530 N. Lake Shore Drive in Streeterville has been on the market since June 2010. At 3400 square feet, it is just slightly bigger than the 4-bedroom vintage unit we recently chattered about in 3500 N. Lake Shore Drive. See our prior chatter on the vintage unit here. Everyone was appalled […]

Get a 3-Flat Plus Coach House for Just $520K in Lincoln Park: 2327 N. Southport

This brick 3-flat plus coach house at 2327 N. Southport in Lincoln Park has been on the market since June 2011. In that time, it has been under contract once and has been reduced $125,000 to just $520,000. Built in 1886 on a 24×124 lot, the building still has some of its vintage features such […]

Rehabbed 4-Bedroom Co-Op Reduces $350K Since 2009: 3500 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview

We last chattered about this 4-bedroom vintage co-op at 3500 N. Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview in May 2009. See our prior chatter here. It sold for just $293,000 in 2008. In May 2009, the unit had just come back on the market after a major rehab and was listed for $849,900. You can see […]

The Cheapest SFH in Lakeview Went Under Contract in a Month: 3911 N. Hermitage

This 2-bedroom cottage at 3911 N. Hermitage in Lakeview was listed in October 2011 and went under contract before I had a chance to even do a post about it (within a month of the listing.) Listed at just $339,000, it’s in the highly coveted Blaine school district. It seems like a no brainer at the […]

Six Years Later, 5-Bedroom Queen Anne Finally Sells: 1935 N. Lincoln in Lincoln Park

We last chattered about this 5-bedroom Queen Anne at 1935 N. Lincoln in Lincoln Park in August 2011. See our prior chatter here. Off and on the market for 6 years (!) it had been reduced about $1 million from its original 2005 list price of $2.229 million. It was also listed for $555,000 under […]