Tag: Austin

Is Austin Chicago’s ugly stepchild?

Is Austin Chicago’s ugly stepchild?

Austin has the largest population of Chicago's 77 Community Areas, and suffered the largest population drop of the 77 between 2000 and 2010. Th ...
RealtyTrac reports foreclosure inventory up 33% in Illinois year-over-year

RealtyTrac reports foreclosure inventory up 33% in Illinois year-over-year

RealtyTrac released its Year-End 2012 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report yesterday, and Illinois earned an unenviable spot in a number of its rankings ...
Prices go off the rails at Austin’s Galewood Crossings

Prices go off the rails at Austin’s Galewood Crossings

It's been nearly six years since we first looked in at The Enclave at Galewood Crossings, the 15-acre residential portion of a 50-acre mixed-use d ...
The Miracle House in Galewood

The Miracle House in Galewood

Yesterday I headed out to Galewood Crossings for an updated look at the development, and then ventured a mile further west to the Galewood neighbo ...
Chicago News Cooperative visits West Garfield Park, thinks it’s in Austin

Chicago News Cooperative visits West Garfield Park, thinks it’s in Austin

Whenever you read about a West Side or South Side neighborhood in Chicago's mainstream media you need to double-check the reference. Reporters vis ...
Are journalists unfairly portraying Austin?

Are journalists unfairly portraying Austin?

Over at Austin Talks Anna Friedman Herlihy, a long-time resident of the neighborhood, is protesting what she feels is the media's inaccurate portr ...
An Austin 3-flat and an Oak Park 4-flat

An Austin 3-flat and an Oak Park 4-flat

In-house tipster Eric just alerted me to a price drop on a classic Austin 3-flat 916 S Austin Blvd. The investor-oriented property, which needs ...
A peek inside the Austin market

A peek inside the Austin market

They used to say that you could swap a pair of 501s for a car in Prague. In Austin, you should be able to swap a car for a home. The median sale p ...
Another hard year for Austin homes

Another hard year for Austin homes

The Austin community area came in first among in foreclosures in 2009 and continues to be the leader of the pack going into this year. According to ...
Newly priced townhomes, two-flat resales and more at Galewood Crossings

Newly priced townhomes, two-flat resales and more at Galewood Crossings

Flash back to May 2006, when Northbrook-based Red Seal Homes opened an on-site sales center at The Enclave at Galewood Crossings, a residential and ...
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