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Have you been to Wildwood?

Wildwood streetscape

It wouldn’t surprise me if more Chicagoans have been to Wildwood, New Jersey than to the micro-nabe with the same name on Chicago’s northwest side. Wildwood is a small neighborhood in Forest Glen, which is one of Chicago’s 77 official Community Areas. For a look at the neighborhood, head for YoChicago’s Wildwood album at Flickr, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 29, 2014
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Classic French Provincial listed for $659,000

6551 N Ponchartrain Blvd, Chicago

Of course a French Provincial home on Ponchartrain Boulevard would catch my eye the week of Mardis Gras. This 2,690 square-foot home at 6551 N Ponchartrain Blvd in Wildwood has been on the market since June, but popped up in my daily search for new listings after being delisted and immediately relisted sometime yesterday, at ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on March 10, 2011
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The Northwest Side’s new high end

Back in October, I noted that the only home west of Western Avenue priced above $2 million was a nearly new mansion in Irving Park. That home recently dropped below the $2 million mark (more on that later today), but even if it hadn’t, it would still run second to this new listing in Wildwood. ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on March 3, 2011
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Neighborhoods for the rest of us: Forest Glen

The Forest Glen Community Area encompasses the Northwest Side neighborhoods of Sauganash and Edgebrook, as well as the “micro-neighborhoods” of Middle Edgebrook, North Edgebrook, Old Edgebrook, South Edgebrook and Wildwood. The area that’s commonly referred to as Forest Glen today, however, is a small pocket south of the Indian Road Woods forest preserve, bounded by ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on February 8, 2010