Archive for June, 2017

A 3-Bedroom Loft in Hot Wicker Park for $525,000: 1400 N. Milwaukee

This 3-bedroom loft in the Indigo Lofts at 1400 N. Milwaukee in the Wicker Park/Bucktown corridor recently came on the market. The Indigo Lofts has 21 units and a heated garage. It was converted in 2001. This loft has 12 foot ceilings and authentic loft features of exposed brick and ductwork. The listing for this unit […]

Now’s Your Chance to Buy a Rare 6,600 Sq Ft SFH in Old Town: 321 W. Menomonee

This 5-bedroom single family home at 321 W. Menomonee in Old Town came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1918 on an irregular Chicago lot measuring 48 x 104, it has 2-levels and a 2.5 car garage. The house has a lot of unique features including  a grand atrium with a curved staircase […]

Get a 2/2 Loft With Parking for Under $350,000 in North Center: 3900 N. Claremont

This 2-bedroom loft in the St. Ben’s Lofts at 3900 N. Claremont in North Center just came on the market. The building was constructed in 1907 and has 24 units and gated parking. This is an authentic loft with exposed brick and timber ceilings. The listing says the espresso hardwood floors were just redone. It […]

Vintage Elegance in East Lincoln Park: A 4-Bedroom Row House at 2017 N. Sedgwick

This 4-bedroom vintage row house at 2017 N. Sedgwick in East Lincoln Park came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1886 on a 20×110 lot, it still has many of its original features including crown moldings, original pocket doors, plaster moldings in the dining room, ceiling medallions, and the original wood burning fireplace in […]

Get a 3-Bedroom SFH in the Old Town Triangle for Under $1 Million: 319 W. Eugenie

This 3-bedroom single family home at 319 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. Built in 1874, it is landmarked. It has a smaller than standard Chicago lot of 24×103 but still manages to have a 2-car garage. The listing describes this as an “Italianate cottage” with arched frames over the window, […]

Market Conditions: Sales Fall 0.2% YOY But 2016 Was the Hottest May in 9 Years

The Illinois Association of Realtors is out with the May housing report. Once again, it was another strong month. The city of Chicago saw a 0.2 percent year-over-year home sales decline in May 2017 with 2,973 sales, down from 2,980 in May 2016. The median price of a home in the city of Chicago in […]

Love Brick? A 2-Bedroom Loft for Only $365,000 at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop

This 2-bedroom in the Gotham Lofts at 420 S. Clinton in the West Loop just came on the market. This is an old General Electric factory that was converted into lofts during the loft craze in 1999. It has a garage as well as a side parking lot. There’s no doorman but there is an […]

Do You Have Vision to Renovate a Million Dollar Condo? 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive

This 1-bedroom condo in The Carlyle at 1040 N. Lake Shore Drive in the Gold Coast recently came on the market. Remarkably, in the nearly 10 years I’ve been running this site we have never chattered about this building and I don’t have a picture of it in my photo archive. Built in 1964, it […]

What $5.25 Million Gets You: A 3-Bedroom at 30 W. Oak in the Gold Coast

This 3-bedroom duplex penthouse in 30 W. Oak in the Gold Coast just came on the market. Built in 2007, it has 44 units and is considered one of the most popular luxury high rises in the Gold Coast. The unit has a 60 foot wall of south facing windows with 10 foot ceilings. There are […]

Has the South Loop Fully Recovered from the Bust? A 2-Bedroom Townhouse at 1352 S. State

This 2-bedroom townhouse in Dearborn Park II at 1352 S. State in the South Loop recently came on the market. This group of 50 townhouses was built in 1991 around a center courtyard, which is gated. We actually chattered about this townhouse in 2009 and 2010 as the crash was going on. In 2010, they […]