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Innovative architecture in Logan Square at Flexhouse2

Flexhouse2

Ranquist Development and Sedgwick Investments have teamed with award-winning ISA Architects to develop Flexhouse2. Flexhouse2 rowhomes are modest, efficient, urban, and cool — appealing to sustainable lifestyle choices. Rather than rigidly defined rooms and hallways, the Flexhouse flows, is more open and allows easy adaptation to a variety of uses and lifestyles. The Flexhouse offers ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Basecamp River North is selling quickly pre-construction

Basecamp River North rendering

Thirty-two of the 47 rowhomes at Basecamp River North are under contract before construction has begun. The remaining 3-bedroom, 3-bath homes boast high-style architecture, two-car attached garages and roof decks with dramatic views of the River North and downtown skyline. The homes are pre-construction priced from the mid-$500s, with occupancy anticipated in the late summer ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 8, 2014
ChicagoFar North

A video visit to the Backyard Andersonville rowhomes

Chase Park

Twenty of the 23 townhomes have been sold at Backyard Andersonville, 4832 N Clark St. 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 II, priced ...

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Posted by sponsored post on April 4, 2014
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

First two phases of Basecamp River North sell out

Basecamp River North rendering

Just over a month ago we reported that the 47-unit Basecamp River North was 40% sold prior to breaking ground. As of yesterday all of the 32 townhomes in Phase I and II of the development were under contract. All of the two- and three-story homes will have sleek contemporary interiors, private outdoor space, 2-car ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 1, 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
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

Cabrini-Green area poised for substantial change

Chestnut and Orleans

The Cabrini-Green area has been the subject of intensified interest on the part of developers recently, including Ranquist Development’s planned 47-rowhome Basecamp River North project, and Fifield Companies‘ proposed 31-story, 333-unit apartment tower at Chestnut and Orleans (site pictured above). The Chicago Housing Authority recently released its draft plan (pdf) for the redevelopment of the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on February 10, 2014
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

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
ChicagoNorth Side

A home “like no other” under contract on Ashland

Ashland Urban

Redfin’s email recently surfaced a “new listing” for one of the Ashland Urban condos at 2607 N Ashland Ave whose pretensions we noted last October. The 3-bedroom, 4-bath, 2,800 square foot tri-level “penthouse” unit was listed at $890,000 on May 8, and shown as being under contract shortly after that date. The home faced tough ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on May 13, 2013
ChicagoNorth Side

Only one left at Montana Row in Lincoln Park

Wrightwood Park, Chicago

Three of the 14 rowhomes were under construction at Montana Row in Lincoln Park when I stopped by late last October. The remaining units are now nearing completion, and only the model is still available for purchase. Montana Row’s single-family homes are 25-feet wide — an unusually wide home for the area, and extremely unusual ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on April 11, 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
Far North

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
ChicagoNorth Side

When MCL Companies jump-started West DePaul

Embassy Club aerial view

In the mid-1980s MCL Companies’ Dan McLean began the transformation of Lincoln Park‘s West DePaul neighborhood with the Lakewood Commons townhomes in the 2300 blocks of Lakewood and Wayne. Prices at the time ranged from the $140s to the $160s – roughly a third to a quarter of what they currently fetch. Lakewood Commons was ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 27, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Logan Square’s Flex House nears pre-construction sellout

Flex House Logan Square

You know a developer is doing something right when 5 of the 8 homes in a project are sold before completion in a challenging market. That’s the status of Flex House, new 3-bedroom, 2-bath rowhomes in Logan Square, priced in the low $400s. The homes, in the 2800 block of W Shakespeare, offer an unusually ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on November 13, 2012
ChicagoDowntown / Loop

A Via Como Due update, ten years on

Via Como Due, Chicago

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 until it closed in 2001. Via Como Due was completed in 2002 and units sold fairly rapidly at the time, with most of the sales in the ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on August 22, 2012
ChicagoNorth Side

Fourteen new rowhomes starting under $1M in Lincoln Park

Montana Row Chicago

Foundations are in the ground at Montana Row in the 1500 block of West Montana St in Lincoln Park. When complete, the development will include 14 new, 3,200 square foot rowhomes with exceptional 25′ wide floor plans on 3 floors. Prices start under $1M. I stopped at the project following a broker’s open house and ...

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Posted by sponsored post on August 1, 2012