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This 3-bedroom Ravenswood short sale is the deal of the year

1949 Foster

The 3-bedroom, 2-bath duplex at 1949 W Foster Ave in Ravenswood has all of a buyer’s wish-list items: a recent renovation with a separate family room, a ton of space and light, central air, in-unit laundry room, hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and parking included in a great neighborhood steps from Winnemac Park. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on December 4, 2014
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Alderman’s Facebook page announces new Ravenswood development

Aerial view Clark & Lawrence

News about new developments surfaces in many venues. On April 12th, the Facebook page for 47th Ward Alderman Ameya Pawar announced a proposed development at the northwest corner of Clark and Lawrence, a site that’s been vacant for more than half a dozen years. The site is zoned B2-3, which would allow a mixed-use retail ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 15, 2014
ChicagoFar North

An update on Ravenswood Terrace apartments

Ravenswood Terrace

The new Sears Auto Center and LA Fitness on Lawrence Ave are already open. The new Mariano’s was running a well-attended job fair at the time of my visit on Monday and is slated to open next Tuesday. Work was continuing on the new Metra station on Lawrence Ave. The final piece of the Ravenswood ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 2, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Only 3 townhomes left at Backyard Andersonville

Backyard Andersonville

Twenty of the 23 townhomes have been sold at BackYard Andersonville, 4832 N Clark St in Ravenswood. The model home, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath priced in the mid-$400s is available for immediate occupancy. Phase II began construction a few weeks ago and occupancy is slated for the fall. Two 3-bedroom, 2-bath homes are available in Phase ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 2014
ChicagoFar North

A bright, affordable 1-bedroom overlooking Winnemac Park

4957 N Seeley

Unit 2N at 4957 N Seeley in Ravenswood has hardwood floors, large room sizes and windows that flood the home with light. The corner living room and up-to-date, eat-in kitchen have attractive views over Winnemac Park. The park is a lively venue that’s popular with neighborhood residents and their pets. The home has a very ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 3, 2014
ChicagoFar North

Phase II of Backyard Andersonville poised to break ground

Backyard Andersonville

Phase I of BackYard Andersonville is nearing completion, and the project will break ground on the nine-unit Phase II within a few weeks, according to Heather Gustafson of CMK Realty. Four of the Phase II units are under contract. The remaining two-story rowhomes, at 4832 N Clark St, are priced from the $430s. You can ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 21, 2014
ChicagoFar North

New listing – A sunny 2-bedroom across from Winnemac Park

1970 Winnemac

The spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo at 1970 W Winnemac in Ravenswood has southern and western exposures overlooking Winnemac Park. The completely renovated home has some period details, including a gas-burning fireplace and a sunroom. The master suite is unusually large for a vintage conversion and has a wall of closets. The eat-in kitchen, adjacent to ...

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Posted by sponsored post on November 20, 2013
ChicagoFar North

BackYard Andersonville rowhomes draw a crowd

BackYard Andersonville

The truly awful weather on Sunday didn’t deter a steady stream of buyers and brokers from attending the first open house for the BackYard Andersonville rowhomes. The model was being completed just minutes before the scheduled opening time, and half a dozen buyers were already on the scene when I arrived. I hung around for ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 19, 2013
ChicagoFar North

BackYard Andersonville townhome model open Sunday

BackYard Andersonville

BackYard Andersonville, 23 new townhomes at 4832 N Clark St in Ravenswood, will host its first model opening Sunday, November 17 from noon to 4. The two-story homes range in size from 1,710 square foot 2-bedroom plus office, 2-bath units to 2,280 square foot 3-bedroom plus media / office room, 2 ½ baths. Phase I ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 14, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Construction update: Ravenswood Station Mariano’s, Ravenswood Terrace

Mariano's Ravenswood

Ravenswood Station will host a new Mariano’s, LA Fitness and Sears Auto Center on Lawrence Ave in Ravenswood. The building is closed in, and appears to be nearing completion amid a flurry of activity. This video tour of a Mariano’s store with pastry chef Sarah Jordan is a good glimpse into why the chain has ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 14, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Apartments in Buena Park, Ravenswood, Sheridan Park or just Uptown?

Blue light camera

Buena Park, just north of Lake View and west of Lincoln Park, is one of the more desirable parts of the Uptown community, so it’s natural that an apartment owner might lay claim to the neighborhood name for a nearby property. A part of the Uptown community, west of Clark St between Montrose and Foster, ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on September 19, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Ravenswood Terrace, 150 new apartments in Ravenswood

Ravenswood Terrace

The new Ravenswood Terrace apartments will be immediately north of a Mariano’s that’s currently under construction, and a short walk from the Ravenswood Metra stop. Belgravia Group, the project’s developer, is better known recently for building luxury condominiums on Lake Shore Drive and in the West Loop, but the company has a lengthy history in ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 2, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Innovative rowhomes at Backyard Andersonville

Ranquist, Horowitz, Pappageorge

Backyard Andersonville is unusual in a number of respects. The development’s 23 rowhomes are on a large site that belies its Clark Street address by being tucked behind two mid-rise buildings. The architecture is a departure in style for the firm of Pappageorge Haymes in its clean lines, exterior cladding and two-story height. Backyard Andersonville ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 25, 2013
ChicagoFar North

A Ravenswood Station update: Mariano’s and apartments

Ravenswood Station apartments

Foundation work has begun on the first phase of the 150 apartments that are part of the new Ravenswood Station development at Lawrence and Ravenswood, adjacent to the Metra stop. The exterior of the building on Lawrence that will house a new Mariano’s, an LA Fitness and a Sears Auto Center is nearly complete. You ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 21, 2013
ChicagoFar North

A large Ravenswood home on a sunny, extra-wide lot

1913 W Leland Chicago

The large home at 1913 W Leland features 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, a family room, sun room, a spacious 3rd floor finished attic space adjacent to an deck, and an unfinished basement with laundry / workshop and storage. The spacious, gut-renovated eat-in kitchen will be the gathering point for every party and family event. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 5, 2013
ChicagoFar North

New condos and rowhomes, and Easter eggs at Chase Park

Chase Park

Chase Park is one of Chicago’s great neighborhood parks. It has a full complement of physical facilities — an outdoor pool, running track, tennis courts, playground, ball fields and a field house with fitness center and theater. The park is typically flooded with people participating in a wide variety of activities, programs and special events. ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 1, 2013
ChicagoFar North

Snap-shot: Andersonville condo sales

4846 N Clark St Chicago

The Andersonville neighborhood will see its first major new construction condos since 2008 in the form of townhouses at 4832 N Clark. The attached townhouse development is an exciting addition and expansion of housing units in this popular North Side area. Let’s take a look at how Andersonville area condo sales are doing (attached homes ...

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Posted by Eric Rojas on March 19, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Mariano’s updates – Bucktown and Ravenswood

Mariano's

Foundation work appeared to be nearly complete on the new Ravenswood Mariano’s Fresh Market when I stopped by last Saturday. The site is on the north side of Lawrence and is bounded on the east by the Metra tracks. The site of the Bucktown Mariano’s, pictured above, is at Webster and Ashland, just east of ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 18, 2013
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Twenty-three new rowhomes slated for Andersonville

Andersonville rowhomes

The past half-dozen years have seen almost no new construction of rowhomes in the Andersonville area, despite the neighborhood’s increasing popularity. CMK Realty has just begun marketing 23 new rowhomes, priced from the $420s, on the large stretch of vacant land just west of 4846 N Clark St. The homes will have two-car attached garages ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 14, 2013
ChicagoFar North

New condos at 4846 North Clark host first open house

4846 N Clark St Chicago

CMK Realty, the exclusive listing agent for 40 new units at 4846 North Clark, hosted the first public open houses at the property this past Saturday and Sunday. Four of the units were under contract prior to the weekend, and an additional contract was taken on Saturday. The one-, two- and two-bedroom plus den units ...

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Posted by sponsored post on January 7, 2013