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A video visit to Lincoln Park’s Embassy Club

Aerial view of Embassy Club

The Embassy Club is in a quiet pocket of Lincoln Park’s West DePaul neighborhood. It’s a lushly landscaped, sought-after enclave of luxury 3- and 4-bedroom townhomes with private outdoor space and attached garages. The Embassy Club is directly across from Wrightwood Park, a neighborhood treasure that boasts a large playground, ball fields, a running track, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 13, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath overlooking Lincoln Park

2650 Lakeview

Unit 1702 at 2650 N Lakeview is a spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo that’s been upgraded in a number of ways that buyers are seeking. The kitchen is open to the living area and a separate dining area and features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The home has a split-bedroom floor plan, with both baths ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 4, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A few of the places where Yo’s been recently

K2 pooch

Our days take us to many places around Chicagoland to view beautiful places and to meet with the people who design, build, decorate, appraise, finance, buy, sell and rent them. You’ll see many of those places and people at YoChicago, at our our YouTube channel and in our Flickr photo stream. We have more than ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 1, 2013

YoChicago challenges a Realtor to create a hokey tag line

Jeff Herbert

After a morning of shooting sponsored video tours of Lincoln Park townhome developments Jeff Herbert and I found ourselves near the statue of the Cowardly Lion in Oz Park. As we headed toward the statue, Jeff was given two minutes to honor every Realtor’s sacred obligation to his profession: create a hokey tag line. Watch ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 11, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park single-family sales volume up 51.8% year-over-year in Q2

Lincoln Park

Jeff Herbert of Urban Living has just published a report on Lincoln Park sales during the second quarter of 2013. The highlights: Condominium and townhome sales increased by 36% in Q2 2013 to $184 million compared to $136 million in Q2 2012. The average sales price increased 5.9% in Q2 2013 to $441,922 compared to ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 23, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park condo sales up 33% year-over-year in Q1

North Pond, Lincoln Park

Jeff Herbert of Urban Living has just published a report on Lincoln Park sales during the first quarter of 2013. The highlights: Condominium and townhome sales increased by 33% in Q1 2013 to $83 million compared to $63 million in Q1 2012. Average sales price increased 4.7% in Q1 2013 to $462,328 compared to $441,764 ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 29, 2013
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Lincoln Park sales volume up sharply in 2012

Aerial view of Lincoln Park

Jeff Herbert of Urban Living has just published a report on Lincoln Park sales during 2012. The highlights: Condominium and townhome sales increased by 70% in 2012 to $479 million compared to $281 million in 2011. The average sales price increased 15% in 2012 to $475,327 compared to $413,428 in 2011. Some of the increase ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on January 16, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

New Year’s resolution – review Eugenie Terrace on ApartmentRatings

Lincoln Park aerial

It’s 2009, and Lincoln Park’s Eugenie Terrace apartment tower is reviewed only once at ApartmentRatings.com. The pace quickens and two reviews are posted in each of 2010 and 2011. Several of the reviews are strongly negative. It’s 2012, and Eugenie residents – or so they say – flood ApartmentRatings with 23 reviews on January 9th ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 13, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park prices, sales volume up sharply

Aerial view of Lincoln Park

LincolnParkCondos.com, the sponsor of our Lincoln Park High-rise Guide, has just published its Q3 Real Estate Market Update for Lincoln Park. Some of the highlights: Condominium and townhome sales increased by 68% in Q3 2012 compared to Q3 2011. The average sales price increased 20% in Q3 2012 compared to Q3 2011. Some of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on October 11, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park condo sales up 70% over last year in Q2

Lincoln Park Chicago

LincolnParkCondos.com, the sponsor of our Lincoln Park High-rise Guide, has just published its Q2 Real Estate Market Update for Lincoln Park. According to the report, three hundred and twenty-five condos and townhomes sold in Lincoln Park in the second quarter of this year, a 70.2% increase over the second quarter of 2011. The dollar volume ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 17, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park sales show year-over-year gains

Aerial view of Lincoln Park

Jeff Herbert of Urban Living has just published a report on Lincoln Park sales during the first quarter of 2012. The highlights: Total sales for condos and townhomes increased 25% to approximately $63 million in Q1 2012 compared to $50 million in Q1 2011. Two-bedroom condos and townhomes are starting to show price increases. Single ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 10, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Check out Yo’s new Lincoln Park High-rise Guide

Aerial view of Lincoln Park, Chicago

We’ve just published the latest in our series of Guide pages – A guide to high-rise living in Lincoln Park. If you’re trying to get a grip on the subtleties of whether Lincoln Park is the right neighborhood for you, or puzzling over picking one building or one part of Lincoln Park over another, we ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 6, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Americana Towers – a model condo Web site?

Americana Towers video

The Americana Towers condo building, 1636 N Wells St has a great location in the Old Town Triangle. Treasure Island is across the street, the park is a short hop, bus service and the Brown Line are nearby and the building has a “Walker’s Paradise” Walk Score of 94. You can see the building and ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 24, 2011
ChicagoNorth Side

Lincoln Park high-rise living near Clark and Fullerton

Lincoln Park high-rise

The high-rises fronting Chicago’s Lincoln Park offer some of the most attractive living options anywhere in the US, but the character of the area varies significantly from south to north. The intersection of Fullerton Pkwy and Lakeview Ave is one of the more attractive in the area. The park is directly across the street, beaches ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 27, 2011
ChicagoNorth Side

High-rise living in Lincoln Park, Part 2

LincolnPark video

The high-rises fronting Chicago’s Lincoln Park offer some of the most attractive living options anywhere in the US, but the character of the area varies significantly from south to north. In an earlier video we looked at the Green City Market, the zoo and some of the other attractions that are a compelling draw in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 26, 2011
ChicagoNorth Side

High-rise living in Lincoln Park

High-rise living video

The high-rises fronting Chicago’s Lincoln Park offer some of the most attractive living options anywhere in the US. The park and its neighborhood form a great urban playground for the young and the old. Urban Living‘s Jeff Herbert concentrates his real estate practice on the near-lakefront stretch of Lincoln Park and has come to know ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 24, 2011