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Bridgeport is Community Area 61 of the city's 77 official neighborhoods.

Bridgeport encompasses the area from Pershing Rd (3900 S) north to the Chicago River, and the Dan Ryan Expy west to the Chicago River.

ZIP codes: 60608, 60616, 60609.

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The last new home in Bridgeport’s best new community

Lexington Place 2

Only one of the 19 new single-family homes at Lexington Place 2 in Bridgeport is still available for purchase. Seven of the homes will have closed as of two days from now, an additional seven have begun construction, and four have recently gone under contract. The final home site is an oversized 27 x 143 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 7, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

Bridgeport single-families nearly sold out, rowhomes available

Lexington Square

Lexington Place 2 is nearing a sellout, with only two of 19 new single-family homes remaining available. The classic Chicago-style single-family homes range in size from 3 to 6 bedrooms and offer either 2 ½ or 3 ½ baths. They’re base-priced from $519,990. Lexington Square 3, the third phase of the successful rownhome development, still ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 23, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

Lexington Place 2 offers homes on oversized lots in Bridgeport

Lexington Place 2

The single-family homes at Lexington Place 2 in Bridgeport are on extra-wide, extra-deep lots but are pre-completion priced from just $509,900. Lexington Place 2 is the latest phase of Lexington Homes’ successful single-family / townhome development adjacent to popular Donovan Park. The homes have classic exteriors with rambling front porches, back yards, a full finished ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 24, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

New Bridgeport homes steps from world-class art

Zhou B Art Center

Bridgeporters are known for their love of local sports – baseball, football and the sport that ain’t beanbag. They’re also becoming known as lovers of innovative art. The Zhou B Art Center, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary in Bridgeport, draws visitors from around the world and has helped spawn a growing gallery and art ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 21, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

Enjoy the great outdoors at Bridgeport’s Lexington Square

Lexington Square

Lexington Square has transformed a quiet corner of Bridgeport adjacent to Donovan Park into a sought-after residential enclave. The new Lexington Square rowhouses, the third phase in this successful development, offer three- and four-bedroom, 2 ½ to 3 ½ bath homes currently pre-completion priced from $384,990. Residents at Lexington Square 3 enjoy great outdoor space. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 2, 2015
ChicagoSouth Side

New life for a Bridgeport loft building?

Bridgeport Place

It’s been nearly 9 years since we first wrote about Bridgeport Place, a proposed condo development at 35th and Morgan. At one point the project was reconceived as a rental, and just over two years ago we added it to the Dubious Dubin Development Deadpool. Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting that the project may be ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 8, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

New Bridgeport homes expand a successful community

Lexington Square

Several months ago Lexington Square‘s third phase launched 20 new rowhomes and the second phase of Lexington Place began the sale of 19 new single-family homes. The new homes reflect the expansion of a successful community that has drawn scores of value-conscious buyers to a location steps from Bridgeport‘s popular Donovan Park. The Lexington Square ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

A rare double lot at Bridgeport’s Lexington Place

Lexington Place II site plan

The single-family homes at Lexington Place II in Bridgeport will offer one buyer an opportunity that’s very rare in new construction – a double lot. The southernmost home in the 3700 block of South Sangamon St will have a full side lot south of the home. The lot enables a homeowner to have flexible play, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 9, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

New homes reflect the reinvention of Bridgeport

Lexington Place

The Chicago Advocate blog has an informative and detailed, if somewhat boosterish, overview of the changes that have occurred and are about to occur in Bridgeport. The Lexington Square townhomes and Lexington Place single-family homes reflect the continuing and growing appeal of one of Chicago’s most-storied and loyalty-inspiring neighborhoods. Lexington Square recently launched its third ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 1, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Lots of outdoor space at Bridgeport’s Lexington Square 3

Lexington Square kitchen

Lexington Square has transformed a quiet corner of Bridgeport adjacent to Donovan Park into a sought-after residential enclave. The success of the first two phases of the Lexington Square rowhouses has led to the launch of a third phase, with three- and four-bedroom, 2 ½ to 3 ½ bath homes currently pre-completion priced from $384,990. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on September 4, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

See classic cars and classic homes in Bridgeport this weekend

A classic roadster

The St Barbara Classic Car Show will be held this Saturday, August 23, from 9 am to 4 pm, at 2859 S Throop St in Bridgeport. The event will feature classic show cars, antiques, custom hot rods and muscle cars. Car owners pay a fee to exhibit, but the event is free to viewers. The ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 21, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

New homes in Bridgeport just steps from Donovan Park

Lexington Square kitchen

Lexington Square‘s third phase is launching 20 new rowhomes and the second phase of Lexington Place has begun the sale of 19 new single-family homes. The Lexington Square rowhomes feature 3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ or 3 ½ baths, high ceilings, hardwood floors in living areas, kitchens with ample cabinet and counter space and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 14, 2014
ChicagoSouth Side

Classic single-family homes near Donovan Park in Bridgeport

Lexington Place

The first phase of Lexington Place, pictured above, sold quickly and became an instant Bridgeport classic. The homes have the friendly, familiar, welcoming feel that marks a great neighborhood. Lexington Place 2 offers 19 new, spacious single-family homes at 37th Pl and S Sangamon St in a quiet location that’s been transformed by Lexington Homes, ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 8, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Yesterday’s kitchens, Bridgeport and Bucktown

1614 Leavitt

The only thing “yesterday” about the three kitchens in this post is the day I visited and shot them. All of the kitchens have the features that are currently in high demand by home buyers. They’re open to living space, and have an island, in-kitchen seating, stone countertops, a generous amount of cabinet and counter ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 5, 2014
ChicagoNorth Side

Views from the neighborhoods – and beyond

View from above 2800 LSD

You can find surprisingly good views of Chicago’s skyline in places where you aren’t expecting to find them. Start with the view above, which stretches from Rogers Park to the West Loop. It was shot from a roof deck of the six-story apartment building at 1157 W Diversey, at the northern edge of Lincoln Park. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 22, 2013
ChicagoSouth Side

A 4-bedroom Bridgeport rowhome across from Donovan Park

Lexington Square rowhome

The contemporary 4-bedroom, 2 ½ bath rowhome at 960 W 37th St is bright and airy, and across from popular http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Donovan-Playground-Park/. The home, built by Lexington Homes, is in the Lexington Square development in Bridgeport. The rooftop deck offers views of Chicago’s skyline. US Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, 2005 World Series ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 30, 2013
ChicagoSouth Side

Dubious Dubin developments descend definitively into deadpool

Lofts at Bridgeport Place

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily reported late last week on late-September federal court judgments against developer David Dubin. Dubin has been ordered to pay more than $15 million to PNC Bank in connection with failed developments in Bridgeport and Brighton Park. We’ve reported on the Lofts at Bridgeport Place (pictured above) for more than six ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 29, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Skyline views from the neighborhoods – and Skokie

Chicago skyline view

You can find surprisingly good views of Chicago’s skyline in places where you aren’t expecting to find them. Start with the view above, which stretches from Rogers Park to the West Loop. It was shot from a roof deck of the six-story apartment building at 1157 W Diversey, at the northern edge of Lincoln Park. ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 16, 2012
ChicagoSouth Side

A new single-family at Old Bridgeport’s RiverBend

RiverBend, Bridgeport

Old Bridgeport, the gritty area bounded by the Dan Ryan and Stevenson Expressways, Archer Ave and the Chicago River, boasts a surprising volume of newly-built homes. The area is also home to an unsurprising number of Bridgeport loyalists, some of whom have built $1 million homes in the area. I visited the area back in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 8, 2012
ChicagoSouth Side

Asking price for Bridgeport single-family drops to $2.287 million

3214 S Canal Chicago

Four years ago in June the asking price on 3214 S Canal St was $2.8 million. The home has been on and off the market since that time and the list price has slowly edged down to $2,287,000. At that price it’s still by far the most expensive home on the market in Bridgeport. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 5, 2012