Archive for July, 2017

A 1980s Townhouse With Savoir Faire: A 3-Bedroom at 1300 N. LaSalle in Old Town

This 3-bedroom townhouse at Goethe Row at 1300 N. LaSalle in Old Town came on the market in May 2017. Built in 1980, the listing says it was designed by architect Marcel Freides and has 7 units with parking. The listing also says the association is applying for architectural landmark status for the complex. It […]

Now’s Your Chance for a Rare Large Crilly Court 1-Bedroom: 208 W. Eugenie in Old Town

This 1-bedroom in Crilly Court at 208 W. Eugenie in Old Town recently came on the market. If you’ll recall, Crilly Court is the historic complex of buildings which borders Wells, Crilly, St. Paul and Eugenie. It has 90 units and was converted from apartments to condos just as the bust hit in 2007. But […]

Market Conditions: Is a Glut Building in the Chicago Luxury Housing Market?

Luxury home sales were hot in the first half of 2017. This shouldn’t be surprising as the stock market continued to hit new all time highs. Usually, new highs in the stock market equals strong luxury home sales. From Crain’s: Sales of high-end homes in Chicago and the suburbs grew sharply in the first half […]

Did Building the Office High Rise Actually Help? A 2/2 at 165 N. Canal in the West Loop

This 2-bedroom at Randolph Place at 165 N. Canal in the West Loop (yes- this is west of the river so it is technically in the West Loop) came on the market in April 2017. Randolph Place is a big brick industrial building with 341 units and a heated parking garage on the River. This […]

A $2.34 Million Loft Lovers Dream in the Heart of the Loop: 223 W. Lake

8 newly converted lofts in an old industrial building at 223 W. Lake in the Loop recently came on the market. The listing says this building was constructed in 1895. These units have all the features that loft lovers look for including tall reclaimed wood ceilings, exposed brick walls and iron and glass double paned window as the […]