Archive for April, 2015

The Townhouse at 820 N. Dearborn is Back- For $180,000 More in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom townhouse at 820 N. Dearborn in the Gold Coast just came on the market. If it looks familiar to some of you (and it should), that’s because we chattered about it many times during the bust. You can see our August 2012 chatter here. Back in 2012 it was a 2-bedroom but it’s […]

An Investor’s Dream? A Carriage House AND a Parking Lot: 2531 W. Augusta in West Town

I don’t have a picture for this 1-bedroom carriage house at 2531 W. Augusta in West Town but it’s so intriguing I felt we needed to chatter about it right away. Built in 1911, the carriage house is on a standard 25×125 lot. At 1160 square feet, it has some interesting features including exposed brick and […]

This Gold Coast 2-Bedroom Hasn’t Changed Hands Since 1989: 1325 N. Dearborn

This top-floor 2-bedroom at 1325 N. Dearborn in the Gold Coast came on the market in February 2015. The 3-unit building was built in 1887 and the unit still sports some of its original vintage features. It has crown molding, stained glass windows and a wood burning fireplace. Yet it also has the modern conveniences […]

A Modern 2/2 with “NYC Feel” in the Gold Coast: 1300 N. Astor

This 2-bedroom at 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. It has floor to ceiling windows with lake and city views. The listing says it has a “NYC feel”. The unit had a gut renovation a couple of years ago. The kitchen has modern, white cabinets with “professional appliances” like […]