Archive for April, 2017

Cheaper Than Renting? An East Lakeview 1-Bedroom for $200K: 433 W. Briar

This ground floor 1-bedroom at 433 W. Briar in East Lakeview just came on the market. Built in 1929, this vintage high rise was converted to condos in 2007 just as the bust was hitting. This unit has crown molding and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen has Jenn Air and Bosch appliances with wood cabinets […]

There Are Still Vintage Buildings in River North: A 3-Bedroom at 353 W. Chicago

This 3-bedroom at 353 W. Chicago in River North just came on the market. This is a vintage 6-unit building which is getting rare for this neighborhood as developers continue to tear down the older, smaller vintage buildings in order to build new high rises. Unfortunately the outside vintage character doesn’t extend to the inside […]

Want Garage Parking in East Lakeview? A 2-Bedroom at 2817 N. Cambridge

This top floor vintage 2-bedroom at 2817 N. Cambridge in East Lakeview just came on the market. The building has 13 units and a shared deck. It has some vintage details including hardwood floors and a decorative fireplace. The unit has a large formal foyer, a full sized dining room and an extra den off […]

Love Mid-Century Modern? Then This 3-Bedroom at 860 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast is for You

This 3-bedroom at 860 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast just came on the market. This is one of the Mies Van Der Rohe buildings that sit alongside Lake Michigan and the Drive. Built in 1951, it has 96 units. This is the co-op building. This unit has north and west views (with […]

Market Conditions: Chicago Housing Market Back to Pre-Recession Levels in March

The spring market started off on a blistering pace as buyers rushed to buy on fears of rising mortgage rates. From the Illinois Association of Realtors: The city of Chicago saw a 15.3 percent year-over-year home sales increase in March 2017 with 2,478 sales, up from 2,149 in March 2016. The median price of a […]

9 Years Later, Will 2017’s Hot Market Finally Bring the Sale? 2944 N. Broadway in Lakeview

This 2-bedroom at 2944 N. Broadway in Lakeview just came on the market. But if it looks familiar, that’s because we’ve chattered about this building several times over the years, including all the way back in September 2008. See the 2008 chatter here including interior pictures. This unit has been on and off the market […]

Get 3 Bedrooms For Under $400,000 in Pilsen: 1621 S. Halsted

This 3-bedroom at 1621 S. Halsted in Pilsen came on the market in March 2017. This building was constructed in 2002 and has 32 units with a parking garage. This is a south and east facing top floor unit. The kitchen/living and dining rooms have hardwood floors and the listing says the bedrooms have new […]

“It Feels Like Paris” in This 2-Bedroom East Lincoln Park Duplex at 317 W. Webster

This 2-bedroom vintage duplex at 317 W. Webster in East Lincoln Park came on the market in March 2017. It went under contract within days but recently was re-listed. This complex was built in 1892 and has 8 units. We chattered about another first floor unit next door at 319 W. Webster in 2012. That […]

Case Study Penthouse With a 1200 Sq Ft Terrace Is Available Again: 156 W. Superior in River North

This 2-bedroom penthouse in Case Study at 156 W. Superior in River North recently came on the market. Some of you may remember this property because we chattered about it in 2013. You can see our chatter here. If you recall, Case Study was designed by Miller Hulls in 2006 and has just 11 units. […]

The First Look Inside the Newest Luxury River North Condo Building: 400 W. Huron

Do you have $8,900 a month to spend on rent? This 3-bedroom on the 9th floor of the new luxury mid-rise at 400 W. Huron in River North is the first property to come back on the market either for sale or as a rental in the building. These are the first interior pictures of […]