Tag: Resales

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The after-party hangover at Sheridan Park’s Dover Courts

The after-party hangover at Sheridan Park’s Dover Courts

More than six years ago I wandered into a "developer close-out" party at Dover Courts, 4601-17 N Dover in the Sheridan Park neighborhood in Uptown ...
Noah Properties condo seeks 30% price increase after 18 months

Noah Properties condo seeks 30% price increase after 18 months

This is a show we've seen a number of times before, and it's generally had a happy ending for the home seller. A 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath Noah Prop ...
Buying into a walk-up conversion was often a bad deal

Buying into a walk-up conversion was often a bad deal

In the 40 years that I've followed Chicago condo conversions I've rarely seen the renovation and condo conversion of a 12+ unit walkup buildings w ...
1111 South Wabash is on the mend, agents say

1111 South Wabash is on the mend, agents say

The Gammonley Group was considered a pioneer when it began sales in 2001 for 1111 S Wabash, a 34-story, 247-unit condominium in the South Loop. A ...
Vetro studio returns to market as pricier one-bedroom

Vetro studio returns to market as pricier one-bedroom

If you're looking for a 1-bedroom condo your new listing search will surface Unit 1401 at Vetro, 611 S Wells. The unit was one of 40 Vetro cond ...
Some profit, some lose at 565 Quincy

Some profit, some lose at 565 Quincy

When 565 Quincy slashed prices early in 2010 it was one of the last projects to join the price cutting that was prevalent in the condo market at t ...
Will this seller get a nearly $200K pop on an Aqua convertible?

Will this seller get a nearly $200K pop on an Aqua convertible?

Unit 5909 at Aqua, 225 N Columbus Dr, was just listed for sale at $482,000. According to the Cook County Recorder's Office, the unit was purchased in ...
Checking prices at Union Row in East Pilsen

Checking prices at Union Row in East Pilsen

It's been a while since we've checked on the status of the Union Row townhomes on 16th St in East Pilsen. You can join me for a walk around the de ...
Price meltdown at Renaissance on Kimbark

Price meltdown at Renaissance on Kimbark

I've made many visits to Woodlawn over the years, despite sharing the common perception that it was "a community of last resort." Five years ag ...
Aqua resale tries for 46% price increase after a year

Aqua resale tries for 46% price increase after a year

Unit 6901 at Aqua, 225 N Columbus Dr, was purchased for $905,000 in May of last year. The purchase price of the 1,756 square foot, 3-bedroom, 2 ½ ...
Bowling for dollars at 565 Quincy

Bowling for dollars at 565 Quincy

We're talking about a condo development with a basement bowling alley, not the 1970s TV show or any of its revivals. The 241-unit loft building ...
Sellers taking losses at Jefferson Tower

Sellers taking losses at Jefferson Tower

The Fulton River District was still a new neighborhood, but it had become relatively established by the time that Jefferson Tower, 200 N Jefferson ...
How have the Prairie Pointe auction buyers fared?

How have the Prairie Pointe auction buyers fared?

The condo market crash in the latter part of the last decade resulted in units at a number of properties being sold at auction in 2009 and 2010. A ...
Racial discrimination at Galewood Crossings?

Racial discrimination at Galewood Crossings?

The Tribune recently wrote about a lawsuit brought by the CHA against board members of the master association at the Enclaves of Galewood Crossing ...
From the archives – revisiting a West Town condo

From the archives – revisiting a West Town condo

Exactly five years ago today we wrote about a six-unit condo development at 2701 W Chicago Ave in West Town. The broker was touting it as "one of ...
A heart-of-Wrigleyville condo with great outdoor space

A heart-of-Wrigleyville condo with great outdoor space

If you're a Cubs fan, or just want to be close to the excitement of Wrigley Field, it doesn't get any better than the 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo on t ...
Townhome owners in stocks?

Townhome owners in stocks?

In the days when stocks were used to subject offenders to public humiliation and mockery, "passers-by were encouraged to throw mud, rotten eggs, m ...
Updating an Uptown condo conversion face-off

Updating an Uptown condo conversion face-off

Five years ago today we wrote about two Uptown condo conversions directly across the street from each other at 927 and 928 W Eastwood. We noted t ...
A Via Como Due update, ten years on

A Via Como Due update, ten years on

The 34 rowhomes in the Via Como Due development occupy part of the site of the Como Inn, a quirky, rambling Chicago icon for more than 70 years un ...
An updated look at the Village Residences of Old Irving Park

An updated look at the Village Residences of Old Irving Park

It's been nearly seven years since we first looked in on the Village Residences of Old Irving Park. At the time, "urban homes with suburban flair" ...
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