Tag: Far North

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Woodstock: How eight lakeside locations fared in first-half foreclosure filings

A couple weeks ago, the Woodstock Institute released foreclosure numbers for the first six months of 2010 (PDF), broken down by community area. Listed ...
Is Uptown going down?

Is Uptown going down?

Uptown Update (UU) has been one of my favorite neighborhood blogs since its launch. It offered a fresh, generally upbeat look at people and places ...
Where buyers get their open house info

Where buyers get their open house info

The homes sections of local newspapers and magazines have become a secondary source of information about open houses, as buyers turn more frequently ...

Wilson Yard arrives in Uptown

Like it or not, Wilson Yard is here. The mayor, Alderman Shiller, and developer Peter Holsten were on hand to cut the ribbon on the massive mixed-inco ...
Chatting with Chaz: Open house philosophies

Chatting with Chaz: Open house philosophies

For a while now I've been interested in talking with an agent about open houses. Not for any property in particular, but about the overall process, ...
Catalpa Gardens: Short sale central?

Catalpa Gardens: Short sale central?

Google says a lot of readers have been coming here in search of news on Catalpa Gardens, that big homage to IKEA stores and Chicago Cards looming ov ...
Riding the rails: Few homes to find near the Loyola Red Line stop in Rogers Park

Riding the rails: Few homes to find near the Loyola Red Line stop in Rogers Park

Loyola's facilities take up a lot of area directly around the Red Line station at Sheridan Road and Loyola Avenue in Rogers Park, so it's not surpri ...
Riding the rails: New-construction short sales near the Morse station

Riding the rails: New-construction short sales near the Morse station

One block south of the Red Line station at Morse and Glenwood avenues in Rogers Park is this new-ish five-unit building at 1416 W Farwell Ave, home ...
Rollin' in the 2-5, a Lincoln Square video

Rollin' in the 2-5, a Lincoln Square video

Hat tip to Chicagoist for calling our attention to one of the best neighborhood videos ever in Chicago. ...
Riding the rails: Homes for sale near the nationally registered Argyle Street corridor

Riding the rails: Homes for sale near the nationally registered Argyle Street corridor

Some call it "New Chinatown," others stick to "Argyle Street." Either way, small stretch of Argyle between Broadway and Sheridan Road has long been ...
Riding the rails: $575,000 for an "exquisite" Painted Lady on Jarvis Avenue

Riding the rails: $575,000 for an "exquisite" Painted Lady on Jarvis Avenue

Walk a block west from the Red Line's Jarvis station or a block east from Touhy Park and you'll find this turn-of-the-century Victorian home done up ...

Quote of the day: "I don't want this job."

From the Tribune: "I had no clue what I was getting into. I pay the utilities, take care of the lawn, electrician work and extermination. I don't wan ...
Riding the rails: An upgraded resale competing against new homes at Renaissance Lofts

Riding the rails: An upgraded resale competing against new homes at Renaissance Lofts

Grab your Chicago Card -- we're going on a ride down the Red Line! In the coming weeks, I'm going to single out a home for sale near each of the Re ...
The daily news: Hear back in three weeks or less about Uptown short sale

The daily news: Hear back in three weeks or less about Uptown short sale

Is everyone figuring out this short sale business? Several Realtors have bragged to me this year about their easy short sales, and none have shared ...
Feeling more pain in West Ridge

Feeling more pain in West Ridge

Last month, following a tip from Matt Garrison, we took a look at the "devastated" condo conversion market around Devon and Western avenues in West ...
Quick hits: Moore supports Rogers Park proposal; Ravenswood residents give OK to Sears lot redevelopment

Quick hits: Moore supports Rogers Park proposal; Ravenswood residents give OK to Sears lot redevelopment

Two short updates on stories we've discussed recently: Ald. Joe Moore will support a zoning change that will allow construction of mixed-use devel ...
Howard Street: Wild, wooly, bleak, and bleary

Howard Street: Wild, wooly, bleak, and bleary

From Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily, June 24, 2009: A pioneering effort to develop a 221-unit apartment building on the scruffy border of Evanst ...
Market watch: "News" from the Far North

Market watch: "News" from the Far North

The following are just three of the new properties on the Far North side of town (the area north of Irving Park Road and east of Western Avenue) tha ...

Could the old Edgewater Medical Center become "Edgewater Park"?

View Larger Map According to our social media manager Tony Ham, several Edgewater residents are promoting the idea of converting the defunct Edgewate ...

Focusing on East Ravenswood and Lakewood Balmoral: two mini-nabe market updates

Looking for some neighborhood-specific insights into the market? Prudential Rubloff's Anne Rossley has devoted a couple of posts at her Living Well in ...
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