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The neighborhood takes its name from the thriving commercial strip along Southport Ave (1400 W). It's bounded on the east and west by Racine Ave (1200 W) and Ashland Ave (1600 W), and its south and north boundaries are Belmont Ave (3200 N) and Grace St (3800 N).

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ChicagoNorth Side

Innovative design in a Southport Corridor home

3652 N Bosworth

The bold façade of the single-family home at 3652 N Bosworth Ave in the Southport Corridor announces that something special lies within. This innovative hyper-contemporary home boasts soaring two-story spaces and sleek finishes. Wood is used liberally on walls and ceiling areas to add warmth. An open catwalk connects a second-floor family room with the ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 11, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Another Noah Properties pre-completion sellout in Lake View

3816 N Ashland

Noah Properties has sold dozens of developments pre-completion in a number of north side neighborhoods. The latest, 3816-20 N Ashland Ave, consisted of 14 luxury condos priced from the mid-$400s to the high $700s in the sought-after Blaine School District. What accounts for the strong market acceptance of Noah Properties’ homes? More important, how can ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 29, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Noah Properties builds a show-stopper in Lake View

3615 N Lakewood

The latest from Noah Properties is also the greatest, according to Sergio & Banks’ Izabela Sloma, who has represented many of the builder’s fast-selling homes. The new single-family on a wide corner lot at 3615 N Lakewood is a dramatic show-stopper. Its high-ceilinged open floor plan floods with light from large windows. The outdoor space ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 28, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A visual preview of eight YoChicago videos

Echelon at K Station

YoChicago shows you more of the faces, places and spaces that define how life’s lived in this great city than you’ll find at any other real estate website. We get around, and you can see where we’ve been in the 1,000s of videos at our YouTube channel and the more than 13,000 photos in our ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 21, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Tour a Southport Corridor townhome that has everything you want

3543 N Bosworth

The Southport Corridor has become one of Chicago’s most sought-after neighborhoods, and it’s easy to see why. The pedestrian-friendly streets are packed with restaurants, bars, boutiques, coffee shops and new grocery stores. The neighborhood’s tree-lined side streets offer a wide variety of housing options, with a great deal of new and newer construction and easy ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 24, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A Southport Corridor new construction boom

3615 N Lakewood

Eric Rojas, one of our sponsors, is an active blogger who spends a lot of time on the streets looking at and then reporting on what’s new and interesting. Yesterday Eric focused on new construction along Lakewood Ave in the Southport Corridor. One of the properties Eric spotlighted was a new home on a corner ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 13, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A show-stopping 8,000 square foot home in the Southport Corridor

3720 N Southport Ave

Attention to detail is evident throughout this 8,000 square-foot custom home built on a 37.5-foot wide lot in Lake View’s attractive Southport Corridor. The home, at 3720 N Greenview Ave, is listed for sale at $2,750,000. Koenig & Strey associate, Michael Shenfeld takes us on a video tour of this “Smart Home,” which boasts 5 ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 4, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A 3-hole golf course in the Southport Corridor for $3.25M

3743 N Southport Chicago

I haven’t seen the newly-listed home at 3743 N Greenview, but the listing pictures showcase an ingenious package of outdoor spaces that includes a 3-hole mini-golf course on a bi-level deck atop a 3-car garage. There’s also a yard with a bluestone patio and a trellis-sheltered deck with a fireplace, one of 5 in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 9, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Lake View home sells for $1,599,000 – or was it $1,500,000?

1544 Henderson video

Five years ago we were reporting that plans for two duplex condos at 1544 W Henderson St were added to the development deadpool. A little over a year ago, in the above video, Melanie Giglio of Sergio & Banks was showing me around a new home that had been built on the site several years ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 24, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Would you pay $289 a buildable square foot for vacant land in Lake View?

3804 N Janssen Chicago

You’ll find a number of multi-million dollar homes north of Addison along Wayne and Janssen. The home pictured above at 3804 N Janssen, for example, had once been listed for more than $3.5M and just came back on the market at an asking price of $3.295M. The 6-bedroom home, with 5 full and 2 half ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 13, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Curbed shootout – Uptown vs something called West Lakeview

Murphy's

Curbed Chicago is in the final round of Curbed Cup, a contest to select Chicago’s best neighborhood of 2011. The finalists are Uptown, which won last year’s Curbed Cup, and West Lakeview. West Lakeview? To add an element of whimsy (absurdity?) to the contest, Curbed included an amorphous neighborhood which may or may not exist, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on December 30, 2011
DealsChicagoNorth Side

Rental deal of the day: A 1 BR two blocks from Southport, available for $950

Today’s rental deal of the day from Chicago Rentals Direct is a 750 square-foot one-bedroom / one-bath with a study and a large rear deck, located just two blocks east of the Southport corridor and priced at $950 a month. The garden apartment at 3306 N Racine Ave in Lake View features hardwood floors, a ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 27, 2011
ChicagoNorth Side

$1.1M off "a place of gentility" in Lake View

Since going on the market in February at $3.45 million, the single-family home at 1236 W Cornelia Ave in Lake View has dropped in price by more than 30 percent, to a current list price of $2.35 million. The 6,000 square-foot six-bedroom, built in 2008, is “a place of gentility & luxury perfectly positioned on ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on August 13, 2010
ChicagoNorth Side

Southport-area "stunner" gets $200,000 cut, but it’s still not a steal

The cost of this single-family home at 3804 N Janssen Ave just dropped by $200,000, which might mean more if it weren’t so expensive to begin with. Even at its new price of $3.39 million, the 7,300 square-foot home is still the most expensive property for sale in the Blaine School District, a coveted Lake ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on May 21, 2010
ChicagoNorth Side

Comparing prices across neighborhoods in the North Side residential market

It’s not enough to compare one home in Roscoe Village to all the others in the neighborhood. As buyers on the North Side focus more on price point, Realtor Jenny Ames finds herself pulling together comps from as far north as Andersonville and as far south as Ukrainian Village. In this video, she talks about ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 25, 2009