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Tired of the Same Old Finishes? Get A Triplex With A Glass And Steel Staircase In Bucktown: 2300 W. Armitage

Jan 25 • Bucktown • 323 Views • 24 Comments

This 3-bedroom triplex in The Citadel at 2300 W. Armitage in Bucktown came on the market in December 2012.

Two of the bedrooms are on the second floor, along with the laundry room, with the third bedroom or office on the third floor.

There is also a third floor family room along with a private roof deck.

They are all connected by a glass and steel staircase.

The kitchen has white Italian cabinets and quartz counter tops along with SubZero and Bosch appliances and a DCS cooktop.

The unit has central air, washer/dryer in the unit and 1 car garage parking.

It came listed out of the gate at $60,100 under the 2003 purchase price.

Will this sell for close to ask?

Anne Rodia at Koenig & Strey Real Living has the listing. See the pictures here.

Or you can see it in person at the Open House on Sunday January 27 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Unit #4: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2400 square feet, triplex, 1 car garage

  • Sold in October 2001 for $512,500
  • Sold in October 2003 for $585,000
  • Originally listed in December 2012 for $524,900
  • Currently still listed at $524,900
  • Assessments of $262 a month
  • Taxes of $8358
  • Central Air
  • Washer/Dryer in the unit
  • Private roof deck
  • Bedroom #1: 20×14 (second floor)
  • Bedroom #2: 12×10 (second floor)
  • Bedroom #3: 12×10 (third floor)
  • Family room: 15×13 (third floor)
  • Laundry room: 8×8 (second floor)


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24 Responses to Tired of the Same Old Finishes? Get A Triplex With A Glass And Steel Staircase In Bucktown: 2300 W. Armitage

  1. David says:


    I’ve been in this building a bunch of times- If my memory is correct, the entry to the building has an odd indoor/outdoor courtyard with outside metal stairs to the various floors, like a motel….Anyone recall if this is the same building?

    There is an elevator to each floor but they you have to walk outside to the unit’s door…..

  2. T.S. says:

    This is another one that sounds great from the description but doesn’t look great in the pics.

  3. sonies says:

    I thought it was going to be a great deal, but its kind of dissapointing looking on the inside, I guess the price reflects that

  4. sarahs says:

    two of the same unit sold last year for $450k.

  5. CLIO says:

    still willing to sponsor a cribchatter happy hour(s) on fridays!! La Grande Vie – 215 e chestnut (next to water tower place).

    I’ll pay 20% of anyone’s bill tonight – just mention “clio”. there will be a prize for anyone who correctly guesses the individual identities of the chatteratti…..

  6. sonies says:

    You might get a better turnout when its not 15 degrees outside

  7. Buster says:

    David…this is the building with the funky open middle courtyard. Quite an unusual interior to the building.

  8. homedelete says:

    20% You cheapskate. You host, you pay. HD is going to avoid this ‘partay’

  9. Vlajos says:

    Did anyone show up last time CLIO?

  10. anon (tfo) says:

    “HD is going to avoid this ‘partay’”

    Wife said ‘no’, eh?

  11. CLIO says:

    20% is pretty good – it is more than the average seller takes off the listing price!!

  12. CLIO says:

    “Did anyone show up last time CLIO?”

    One person showed up but he wouldn’t tell me who he was – despite me buying him drinks….

  13. anon (tfo) says:

    “One person showed up but he wouldn’t tell me who he was – despite me buying him drinks….”


  14. Icarus says:

    “20% You cheapskate. You host, you pay. HD is going to avoid this ‘partay’”

    another incentive to join this party?

  15. Wojo says:

    Hmm, my bat sense is tingling. If clio’s buying that might mean he’s no longer getting crushed. If he’s spending frivolously his longs may have bottomed, zirp may be working. . . .

    Nahh. A better signal that the re market’s going higher is when clio offers to pick up the whole tab. Until then, sit tight old chums.

  16. David says:

    Thanks Buster!

  17. Benjamon9 says:

    For 2400 sq ft this place sure seems cramped from the photos. The stairs eat into the living room, the kitchen looks tiny, the dining room table is under the stairs,etc.

  18. CLIO says:

    OK – I’ll up my offer to 25%….not kidding.

  19. Benjamon9 says:

    Sounds like Clio is getting lonely!!

  20. CLIO says:

    “Sounds like Clio is getting lonely!!”

    Haha – no, I just want to talk real estate over cocktails. I’m sure I’ll be there all night!!

  21. Jp3chicago says:

    Can’t come tonight but soon….

  22. Dan #2 says:

    Would love to, Clio, but sadly, I work out in the burbs and couldn’t easily get down there. I’d be happy to introduce myself to you and any others who show up if I ever do get the chance.

    I had the same reaction as Benjamon to this place. It looks extremely cramped and not comfortable to live in.

  23. Dan #2 says:

    Nice looking building, though,

  24. Newbie says:

    I might show up next time if Clio picks up the parking fee, which in that ‘hood can be a lot more than 25-25% of the eat/drink tab for this teetotaling dieter.

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