The faint of heart home buyer might think that the only way to look at River City is down. We did that, but in a more literal way, when snapping the above photo from a neighboring South Loop high-rise.
When we checked in on River City condo prices back in January of 2011, some had been down nearly 80 percent.
If you’re an adventurous, risk-oriented cash buyer you can spend some time trying to understand the asking prices of the units currently on the market at River City, a building that’s seen an inordinate number of foreclosures over the years.
A 13th-floor, 660 square-foot one-bedroom, with what appear to be the original kitchen cabinets and appliances that may be original, is asking $190,000. One floor higher, the 800 square-foot Unit 1402 has the same cabinets, and an asking price of $105,000. Go figure.