Archive for June, 2015

Is the South Loop the Best Deal in the GZ? A 1-Bedroom at 1307 S. Wabash

This 1-bedroom loft in 1307 S. Wabash in the South Loop first came on the market in April 2014. While this is a loft, it doesn’t have the features many loft lovers look for. There’s no timber, exposed beams or exposed brick. But it does have high ceilings and a unique boxed ceiling and original […]

Do You Need a Parking Space in River North? A 2-Bedroom Loft in 300 W. Grand

This 2-bedroom loft in 300 W. Grand in River North recently came on the market. Most of the River North loft buildings were converted a considerable time ago- with many converted in the 1990s including this building. That means the finishes are usually dated. But this loft has been rehabbed. The listing says it has […]

Still Distressed Properties Out There: A Loft at 550 N. Kingsbury in River North

This 1-bedroom loft at 550 N. Kingsbury in River North came on the market in early June 2015. This brick and timber loft is one of the rare units that is actually “on” the river. It has a large private terrace that runs the length of theĀ unit nearly at water level. From the pictures, it […]

Live in the Hottest Neighborhood: The Shoemaker Lofts at 3963 W. Belmont in Avondale

This 2-bedroom penthouse loft in The Shoemaker Lofts at 3963 W. Belmont in Avondale came on the market in May 2015 and is already under contract and pending. Out of 175 units, there are 4 units currently on the market in the building and all 4 are under contract. 5 units have already closed so […]

Remember University Commons? A 2/2 at 1111 W. 15th in University Village

This 2-bedroom top floor unit in University Commons at 1111 W. 15th Street in University Village came on the market in March 2015. University Commons is a 6 building mega-development with about 824 units that was originally sold at the peak of the market in 2007-2008. Most of the units have loft features including exposed […]

Looking for a 4-Bedroom Family Condo in the Gold Coast? 1411 N. State Parkway

This 4-bedroom vintage unit at 1411 N. State Parkway in the Gold Coast originally came on the market in August 2014. It has crown molding and a wood burning fireplace in the living room. The listing says the kitchen has been “renovated” and has white cabinets, stone counter topsĀ and stainless steel appliances. There’s a master […]

California Living in Lakeview: A 2/2 at 2846 N. Southport

This top floor 2-bedroom at 2846 N. Southport in Lakeview came on the market in early May. This building has 6 units and is a rare mid-rise building with an elevator. After the last couple of winters, it also has a much-sought after attached garage. This listing describes the unit as “California chic in Chicago” […]