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ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A bright and spacious East Village duplex

931 N Wolcott

The 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath duplex at 931 N Wolcott is bright and spacious, with high ceilings, newer appliances, and an open-plan kitchen with great cabinet and counter space and an island. The home has private outdoor space and garage parking, and has just been listed for sale at $539,000. The location is a short ...

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Posted by sponsored post on March 2, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A sunny southwest corner at a Mies masterpiece

860 LSD 17L

Earlier this week Chicago Magazine reported that sales at Mies van der Rohe’s 860-880 Lake Shore Drive “took off late in 2014 and have not abated …” Unit 17L at 860 N Lake Shore Drive is a sunny southwest corner with city views from floor-to-ceiling windows. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath home boasts a brace of high-end ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 26, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A large, bright, top-floor Hamlin Park 2-bedroom

3044 N Oakley

The 2-bedroom, 2-bath top-floor condo at 3044 N Oakley checks all the boxes on your wish list. The home is bright and sunny, with skylit volume ceilings in the living area and master bedroom suite. There are hardwood floors, a woodburning fireplace, , in-unit washer / dryer, and a warm kitchen with an island, stainless ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 16, 2015
ChicagoNorth Side

A sunny and sophisticated Lakeview townhome

3053 N Lakewood

The 3-bedroom, 3 ½ bath townhome at 3053 N Lakewood isn’t your typical townhome. For starters, it’s owned in fee simple, unlike townhomes with condo associations. The home is unusually wide and boasts south, east and west exposures for maximum light throughout the day. The home has multiple outdoor spaces, including a deck, a private ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 10, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A 2-bedroom Lincoln Park duplex priced under $350K

1637 Wrightwood

The 2-bedroom, 2-bath duplex at 1637 W Wrightwood has all the features that buyers are seeking, a great location steps from Wrightwood Park, and a great under-$350K price. The home opens into a 20-foot high foyer that leads up to a spacious living / dining area and down to a large family room with a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on February 9, 2015
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Video – A 2-bedroom, 2-bath loft on the River in River North

Niko, Kate

Two River Place, 720 N Larrabee, is a 17-story new construction loft building completed 10 years ago during the makeover of the sprawling Montgomery Ward complex in River North. In keeping with the loft aesthetic the condo units have high ceilings, large windows, and exposed ductwork and concrete columns and ceilings. Unit 1002 is a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 7, 2014
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