Archive for July, 2013

Get a Top Floor 2/2 in this Edmund Krause Designed Mid-Rise: 1500 N. LaSalle in Old Town

This 24-unit vintage mid-rise at 1500 N. LaSalle on the corner of LaSalle and Burton in Old Town has been quite popular as of late. There are currently 5 units on the market and 3 are under contract. They are all 2/2s and they are: Unit #6B: 2/2 at $465,000 Unit #1A: 2/2 at $439,900 Unit #2C: […]

Love Fireplaces? This Victorian Italianate Has Five: 2000 N. Orleans in East Lincoln Park

This 4-bedroom Victorian Italianate row house at 2000 N. Orleans in Lincoln Park came on the market in August 2012. Built in 1876 on a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 25×77, it still manages to pack a lot of amenities into the space. It has a front deck, a private rooftop deck, and a […]

Is This Bank Owned 2-Bedroom Loft a Deal? 1020 S. Wabash

This 2-bedroom loft at 1020 S. Wabash in the South Loop just came on the market. It is bank owned. From the pictures, it appears the kitchen and bathrooms are intact. The kitchen has maple cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The corner unit is 1786 square feet and has hardwood floors and […]

Get a 3-Bedroom Duplex Penthouse With 2 Terraces for Just $565,000: 1111 S. Wabash in the South Loop

This 3-bedroom duplex penthouse at 1111 S. Wabash in the South Loop has been on the market since January 2013. It is bank owned. It has 2 large terraces and some lake and city views. There’s work to be done however. While the kitchen has cabinets and counters, there are no floors and the baths […]

How Much Have Prices Gone Up in One Museum Park West? 1211 S. Prairie in the South Loop

We’ve chattered about prices of 2-bedroom units in One Museum Park West at 1211 S. Prairie in the South Loop several times over the last few years. As recently as January 2012, it appeared that prices were still on the decline. Read our chatter here. But that was then and this is now. The 2013 […]

Should You Rent or Should You Own? A 2-Bedroom at 118 E. Erie in River North

This 2-bedroom rental in the new Ritz-Carlton high rise at 118 E. Erie in River North came on the market in June 2013. The listing also says it’s the only rental currently available. On the 24th floor, it is a split 2-bedroom with 1505 square feet. It has luxury finishes throughout including stone bathrooms and a […]

Live Steps From the Blue Line and Bucktown Restaurants in a 2-Bedroom Duplex Up: 2130 W. North Avenue

This modern 2-bedroom duplex up at 2310 W. North Avenue in Bucktown came on the market in May 2013. It has contemporary finishes throughout. The kitchen is along one wall except for a small counter at one end with a wine fridge. It has espresso cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. The bathrooms are also […]

3-Bedroom Lakeview SFH Listed Under $530K Still Available 4 Months Later: 3350 N. Marshfield

We last chattered about this 3-bedroom single family home at 3350 N. Marshfield in Lakeview in April 2013. See our prior chatter here. If you recall, it is in a prime area of Lakeview just a block from the Whole Foods and near the Paulina El stop. It actually was previously for sale in 2010 but […]

Get a Lakeview 2-Flat For Under the 2003 Price: 1622 W. Addison

This 2-flat at 1622 W. Addison in Lakeview has been on the market since May 2013. Built in 1902 on a standard 25×125 lot, it has a duplex up owners unit and a first floor rental. The units are the following: Unit #1: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, central air, rent of $1700 a month Unit […]

The $500,000 2-Bedroom River North Penthouse: 630 N. Franklin

This 2-bedroom at 630 N. Franklin in River North recently came on the market. From the public record, it doesn’t appear to have ever sold before. This appears to be the “penthouse” floor. It has south and east views from 14 foot floor to ceiling windows. It is larger than most of the other 2-bedrooms […]