Tag: East Garfield Park

Happy holidays from YoChicago

Happy holidays from YoChicago

Christmas is our hook for being mindful of all of the holidays that Chicagoans celebrate at this time of year. We wish you, before and after the f ...
A hydroponic greenhouse for East Garfield Park

A hydroponic greenhouse for East Garfield Park

Real estate developers never lack for imagination, or the restless energy and skills necessary to translate dreams into physical reality. LG De ...
Scenes from an East Garfield Park drive-by

Scenes from an East Garfield Park drive-by

Over the years I've traveled down nearly every block in the City of Chicago, and stopped on many of them to chat with residents, take pictures of ...
High hopes and hapless homes in East Garfield Park

High hopes and hapless homes in East Garfield Park

Four years ago Yo was being told that sales had been "incredible" and prices were "fantastic" at Heritage Homes of West Village on the "new revita ...
East Garfield Park home and lot for $250M, non-negotiable

East Garfield Park home and lot for $250M, non-negotiable

According to the sign in the 3100 block of West Lexington, the quoted price, $250,000,000, is sincere and non-negotiable, and only capable buyers ...

A flurry of new three-flats on the market

Chicagoans love their two- to four-unit buildings, with the three-flat being one of the more popular configurations. According to the US Census Bureau ...
Near West Side grocer finally on its way

Near West Side grocer finally on its way

The Near West Side and East Garfield Park will move one step closer toward getting a much-needed grocery store next month, when Pete's Fresh Marke ...
‘Gold Coast amenities’ at 2620 W Washington St? That IS Bold.

‘Gold Coast amenities’ at 2620 W Washington St? That IS Bold.

"The building, which was built in 1926, is located directly in the path of progress," says the website for Bold L&H Lofts. In the path? No wonder ...
Ed Smith isn’t coming back

Ed Smith isn’t coming back

...and the West Side might not, either. This week, the city's longest-serving black alderman submitted his resignation, effective at the end of No ...
Finding the Wright home in Chicagoland

Finding the Wright home in Chicagoland

Last week Frank Lloyd Wright's old studio at 25 E Cedar St in the Gold Coast went on the market for $1.7 million. Wright didn't design the 6,000 squ ...

From hot to not: East Garfield Park

What our staff said about East Garfield Park in 2007: The streets are still tough here, but the tide has started to turn in recent years, with r ...
From the vault: Anybody who's anybody eats at Edna's

From the vault: Anybody who's anybody eats at Edna's

The Sun-Times reports that renowned west side restaurateur Edna Stewart died shortly after celebrating her 72nd birthday. I was last at Edna's seve ...
Eight two-bedrooms available from $1,236 a month at 22 South Western

Eight two-bedrooms available from $1,236 a month at 22 South Western

One of the many new construction developments in Fresh Horizon Realty's portfolio of new and newly rehabbed condos and single-families is the 12- ...

Was $335,000, now asking $19,900 in East Garfield Park

Back in February of 2007 I characterized East Garfield Park as "flat on its back and barely twitching." A month later Business Week singled out East G ...
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