Tag: Grand Boulevard

Who will buy this remodeled Grand Boulevard home?

Who will buy this remodeled Grand Boulevard home?

In June of 2007 a single-family home at 4842 S Calumet Ave sold for $565,000 subject to a $565,000 mortgage. Early in 2008 it went into foreclosur ...
No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

It's been nearly two years since I spent a good chunk of two days walking the area around the Rosenwald Apartments, a massive abandoned complex at ...
Headed for a $107 million meltdown in Bronzeville?

Headed for a $107 million meltdown in Bronzeville?

Curbed called attention yesterday to the City Council's Finance Committee's approval of $25 million in TIF funding for the renovation of the Rosen ...
Back from the deadpool – The Shops and Lofts at 47

Back from the deadpool – The Shops and Lofts at 47

Tomorrow will mark six years to the day since we first wrote about The Shops and Lofts at 47. A spring 2008 groundbreaking was anticipated for the ...
A revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments

A revised proposal for the Rosenwald Apartments

Over at the Sun-Times David Roeder is reporting that a new proposal for the vacant, 5-story Rosenwald Apartments building at 47th and Michigan wil ...
What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

What should be done with Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments?

The massive Rosenwald Apartments building at 47th and Michigan in the Grand Boulevard area of Bronzeville was shuttered a dozen years ago. Accordi ...
Condo owners plant a garden in a Bronzeville food desert

Condo owners plant a garden in a Bronzeville food desert

I recently met with members of Rosenwald for All, a group of residents concerned that the local infrastructure is inadequate to support the redeve ...
Will massive drug bust boost Bronzeville condo values?

Will massive drug bust boost Bronzeville condo values?

Unit 4N at 4441 S Indiana just came on the market for $79,900, in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood of Bronzeville. It seems an attractive pric ...
From Yo’s archive – Grand Boulevard condos gone bust

From Yo’s archive – Grand Boulevard condos gone bust

Five years ago to the day we wrote about a new construction condo project at 4705 S Champlain Ave, where 3-bedroom, 2-bath units were priced from ...
Half a million a unit for low-income housing?

Half a million a unit for low-income housing?

Back in June of 2004 we reported on one of the many schemes that have been schemed for the landmark Rosenwald Apartments – its conversion to condo ...
Greetings from Nigeria – Bronzeville condo goes from $315K to $9,900

Greetings from Nigeria – Bronzeville condo goes from $315K to $9,900

In September of 2007 Afolarin Gbenga bought Unit 1N at the Michigan Manor Condo, 4343 S Michigan Ave for $315,000 with first and second mortgages ...
Grand Boulevard ‘masterpiece’ dips to $835K

Grand Boulevard ‘masterpiece’ dips to $835K

This three-story greystone at 4018 S King Dr in Grand Boulevard may not have been much to look at in August, when it closed in a foreclosure sale ...
The nearly news: How five-year-old condos are faring

The nearly news: How five-year-old condos are faring

Condos of the 2006 vintage are cycling through their second and even third owners at this point, but they're still young enough to count as "nearly ne ...

City approves redevelopment plan for Grand Boulevard apartment complex

View Larger Map The Community Development Commission on Tuesday approved a $26.8 million plan to replace 60 old townhome-style apartments in the the ...
Mixed-use Shops and Lofts in Grand Boulevard to feature 140 new apartments

Mixed-use Shops and Lofts in Grand Boulevard to feature 140 new apartments

Way back in April 2007, we caught wind of a proposed development in Grand Boulevard called the Shops and Lofts at 47. The mixed-use project at 47th ...
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