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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A River West 3-bedroom with great outdoor space

854 W Erie

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath duplex at 854 W Erie is ideal for entertaining. The home has an open floor plan with an island kitchen that opens to a soaring two-story living / dining area overlooked from a loft with a wet bar. Large terraces open from the living area, the loft and the master ...

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Posted by sponsored post on June 27, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Hot item – an East Village Noah Properties resale

1848 W Erie

The 5-bedroom, 3 ½ bath Noah Properties home at 1848 W Erie in the East Village had barely been completed when I shot a video tour two years ago with Sergio & Banks’ Izabela Sloma. The home sold and closed shortly after that. It was one of three Noah Properties homes in the 1800 block ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 8, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Tour a Southport Corridor townhome that has everything you want

3543 N Bosworth

The Southport Corridor has become one of Chicago’s most sought-after neighborhoods, and it’s easy to see why. The pedestrian-friendly streets are packed with restaurants, bars, boutiques, coffee shops and new grocery stores. The neighborhood’s tree-lined side streets offer a wide variety of housing options, with a great deal of new and newer construction and easy ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 24, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

A nicely-updated 1-bedroom in an East Lakeview high-rise

3440 LSD #17E

A wonderful mix of old and newer high-rises fronts Chicago’s Belmont Harbor in the Lakeview East / East Lakeview neighborhood. The high-rise boom began in the 1920s and ended in the early 1970s when 3440 North Lake Shore Drive was completed. The popularity of the location ensured that there was little buildable land available. Step ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 10, 2013
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Division Street condo seeks 25% premium after two years

2028 Division Chicago

We’ve written intermittently about Ranquist Development‘s Osterhaus McCarthy-designed 2028 W Division St since it launched in 2007. In April of 2008 construction was expected to begin that summer. It did, but was stalled as of June 2009. When we checked in again, in March of 2011, construction was complete and only one unit was listed ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on March 20, 2013
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Five years later and $300K lower in Logan Square

2311 N Rockwell Chicago

When the 5-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 2311 N Rockwell first came to our attention, five years ago, it had an asking price of $1,299,000. The home sold several months later for $1,225,000. The Logan Square home, which boasts a luxurious master suite, is on an oversized 30 x 190 lot across the street ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on July 24, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Tour a corner concrete loft in the South Loop

1020 S Wabash loft video

This high-ceilinged 2-bedroom, 2-bath corner loft floods with light through large windows facing south and east. The 1,600 square foot condo home has recently been renovated with a new kitchen, refinished hardwood floors, a new washer / dryer and air-conditioning. It’s priced at $339,000. The highlight of this loft is a flexible rectangular space that’s ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 21, 2012
ChicagoNorthwest Side

From the archives – a new 6-bedroom in Irving Park

3908 N Kildare Chicago

Five years have passed since we first wrote about the then newly-built home at 3908 N Kildare in Irving Park. At the time, the 6-bedroom, 4 ½ bath, 3-car garage home on a 50 x 144 lot was priced at $1,790,000. It sold in November of 2007 for $1,535,000. The home has been back on ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 4, 2012