Tag: Bronzeville

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Will pure lunacy result in pure hell at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald apartments?

Will pure lunacy result in pure hell at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald apartments?

Curbed recently took note of the issuance of a building permit for the $100M+ renovation of the Rosenwald Apartments at 47th St and Michigan Ave i ...
A move-in ready home in a convenient near-south location

A move-in ready home in a convenient near-south location

The 3- to 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 3216 S Prairie Ave was built 7 years ago but has the appearance of a new home. The home has high-ceiling ...
No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

It's been nearly two years since I spent a good chunk of two days walking the area around the Rosenwald Apartments, a massive abandoned complex at ...
Headed for a $107 million meltdown in Bronzeville?

Headed for a $107 million meltdown in Bronzeville?

Curbed called attention yesterday to the City Council's Finance Committee's approval of $25 million in TIF funding for the renovation of the Rosen ...
Amenity-rich apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

Amenity-rich apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Sutherland was built as a hotel and briefly converted to a military hospital. Its most famous incarnation, however, was as a music venue frequ ...
Tour the Sutherland model apartments in Hyde Park with the designer

Tour the Sutherland model apartments in Hyde Park with the designer

The Sutherland, 4659 S Drexel Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, was built as a hotel and briefly converted to a military hospital. Its most famous inca ...
The Sutherland, renovated luxury apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Sutherland, renovated luxury apartments in Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Sutherland, a historic property at 4659 S Drexel in Hyde Park / Kenwood, has newly-renovated studio, 1- and 2-bedroom apartments available for ...
Head south to North Kenwood / Oakland for more affordable rents

Head south to North Kenwood / Oakland for more affordable rents

In the above video, shot in 2009, Coldwell Banker's Clarence Thompson drove one of Yo's reporters around the North Kenwood / Oakland neighborhood ...
Why a MAC resident likes Bronzeville’s Sutherland apartments

Why a MAC resident likes Bronzeville’s Sutherland apartments

Listen to a woman who has rented from MAC Property Management for four years in two different buildings talk about why she likes the Sutherland ap ...
A lovingly-renovated Bronzeville single-family

A lovingly-renovated Bronzeville single-family

Tim and his wife were looking for a major renovation challenge when they moved from the suburbs to the part of Bronzeville known as The Gap. Th ...
A free rent deal at Bronzeville’s Lake Meadows

A free rent deal at Bronzeville’s Lake Meadows

Five years ago today we linked to a Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily Report that Draper & Kramer planned to demolish the 1,870-unit Lake Meadows ...
Revisiting Park Boulevard in Bronzeville

Revisiting Park Boulevard in Bronzeville

The mixed-income Park Boulevard development in Bronzeville, on the former site of Stateway Gardens, is part of the CHA's ambitious and largely-sta ...
Artist lofts proposed for 47th Street in Bronzeville

Artist lofts proposed for 47th Street in Bronzeville

Two days ago we posted on a revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments at 47th and Michigan. Financing for the project would include $25 millio ...
A revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments

A revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments

Over at the Sun-Times David Roeder is reporting that a new proposal for the vacant, 5-story Rosenwald Apartments building at 47th and Michigan wil ...
A family-friendly, pet-friendly Chicago bed and breakfast

A family-friendly, pet-friendly Chicago bed and breakfast

Newcomers to Chicago, and tourists just visiting the city, have access to a vast variety of short-term housing options, including hotels, hostels, ...
What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

The massive Rosenwald Apartments building at 47th and Michigan in the Grand Boulevard area of Bronzeville was shuttered a dozen years ago. Accordi ...
Condo owners plant a garden in a Bronzeville food desert

Condo owners plant a garden in a Bronzeville food desert

I recently met with members of Rosenwald for All, a group of residents concerned that the local infrastructure is inadequate to support the redeve ...
Rosenwald Apartments proposal advances toward TIF funding

Rosenwald Apartments proposal advances toward TIF funding

Last October we marveled at a proposal to revive the long-vacant landmark Rosenwald Apartments at 47th and Michigan at a cost of just over half a ...
Will massive drug bust boost Bronzeville condo values?

Will massive drug bust boost Bronzeville condo values?

Unit 4N at 4441 S Indiana just came on the market for $79,900, in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood of Bronzeville. It seems an attractive pric ...
A brief look back at hopes for Bronzeville

A brief look back at hopes for Bronzeville

Five years ago YoChicago looked in on Bronzeville for an extended peek at what was hoped to be a massive transformation of the South Side neig ...
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