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ChicagoNorth Side

A renovated Lakeview Victorian with a 2-bedroom coach house

1336 W George

The 3-bedroom Victorian at 1336 W George in Lakeview has been lovingly renovated by its owners. The light and open home has high ceilings and soaring 2-story spaces. It manages an ideal balance of openness and privacy, with enough room to accommodate a family with more than one child or an owner who entertains guests. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 15, 2013
North ShoreLake Forest

Will a soft Lake Forest market lead to granny flats?

Lake Forest public library

Trib Local recently reported that Lake Forest is considering amending its zoning code to allow second living units, e.g. coach houses and garage apartments, on single-family properties. According to a news release for the public forum that the Tribune covered: Current economic conditions have made the sale of larger properties, with historic homes and outbuildings, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

An expanded Bucktown home with a duplex coach house

1930 N Honore video

Focus on the exterior of the classic 2 ½-story workers cottage at 1930 N Honore in Bucktown, and you’ll see hints of how distinctive it is. The elaborate cornice, limestone banding, ornamental terra cotta insets and wide sidelit entry tell you this isn’t your typical 100-year old home. The dormered third level alerts you to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 1, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Downtown MLS-listed rentals renting at torrid pace

The MLS-listed rental inventory in the 14 downtown ZIP codes that we track dipped slightly during the past week from 782 units to 763 units. Of the new units that came to market during the past week, 276 are still available. If all of the units that left the market were rented, at least 38% ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 29, 2011