Tag: Englewood

Whole Foods goes where urban renewal went to die

Whole Foods goes where urban renewal went to die

Ten years ago reporter John McCarron wrote this about Englewood: This is the place urban renewal came to die. It died during the early ’70s, ri ...
City places landmark Raber House up for bid

City places landmark Raber House up for bid

The City's Department of Housing and Economic Development has put the John Raber House, a Chicago landmark, up for bid. The home, at 5760 S Lafayette ...
Englewood freight yard advances

Englewood freight yard advances

Chicago's blighted Englewood neighborhood has seen few positive developments in the past several decades. The new campus of Kennedy – King College ...
Have home values in Englewood hit bottom?

Have home values in Englewood hit bottom?

According to Redfin statistics, the median list price for a home in Englewoodin January was $23,000 and the median price of the 8 Englewood homes ...
An eighty-five percent discount on an Englewood deal-of-the-day

An eighty-five percent discount on an Englewood deal-of-the-day

Five years ago we spotlighted a 3-bedroom, 2-bath condo for sale for $176,000 at 501 W 60Th Pl in Englewood as our deal-of-the-day. Unit 2E in ...

Englewood, on the up and up

Englewood has residents who are making an effort to bring positive change to the troubled community, and you'll meet some of them and hear their h ...
Fannie Mae and FHA ban loans in Englewood, West Englewood

Fannie Mae and FHA ban loans in Englewood, West Englewood

In a surprise move, Fannie Mae and the Federal Housing Administration, the largest sources of mortgage liquidity in the US housing market, announc ...
Does Englewood have any hope of recovery?

Does Englewood have any hope of recovery?

A local community development agency tells you that "Englewood, located seven miles south of Chicago’s Loop, is a community rich in history, stron ...
A West Englewood rehab without a building permit

A West Englewood rehab without a building permit

The 2-flat at 6219 S Marshfield Ave in Chicago's radically depressed West Englewood neighborhood sold just a few months ago for $17,500 after a fo ...
Is mortgage fraud still afoot in Englewood?

Is mortgage fraud still afoot in Englewood?

Back in early August the Feds announced (PDF) the indictment of fourteen individuals charged with engaging in mortgage fraud in the Englewood neig ...
Is there any hope for Englewood?

Is there any hope for Englewood?

According to the latest Census figures reported by the Chicago Tribune, the population of Englewood declined by nearly 25% since 2000, to 30,587. ...
Englewood, where $315K snags a “well-maintained” six-flat

Englewood, where $315K snags a “well-maintained” six-flat

Ten years ago, more than 43 percent of Englewood's residents were living below the poverty level, according to the new quality-of-life tracking to ...
Deals on South Side single-family homes

Deals on South Side single-family homes

Many of Chicago's new construction single-family homes are found in neighborhoods on the South Side. Fifteen single-families are available in Engle ...
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