Tag: South Side

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New life for a Bridgeport loft building?

New life for a Bridgeport loft building?

It's been nearly 9 years since we first wrote about Bridgeport Place, a proposed condo development at 35th and Morgan. At one point the projec ...
New Bridgeport homes expand a successful community

New Bridgeport homes expand a successful community

Several months ago Lexington Square's third phase launched 20 new rowhomes and the second phase of Lexington Place began the sale of 19 new single ...
Video tours of six Hyde Park / Kenwood apartment buildings

Video tours of six Hyde Park / Kenwood apartment buildings

Many confirmed North Siders have never visited Hyde Park / Kenwood, and it's probable that even fewer have given any thought to moving there. ...
A rare double lot at Bridgeport’s Lexington Place

A rare double lot at Bridgeport’s Lexington Place

The single-family homes at Lexington Place II in Bridgeport will offer one buyer an opportunity that's very rare in new construction – a double lo ...
New homes reflect the reinvention of Bridgeport

New homes reflect the reinvention of Bridgeport

The Chicago Advocate blog has an informative and detailed, if somewhat boosterish, overview of the changes that have occurred and are about to occ ...
Video – A rare Frank Lloyd Wright rowhouse in The Gap

Video – A rare Frank Lloyd Wright rowhouse in The Gap

The Roloson Houses in the 3200 block of South Calumet are a Chicago Landmark, in part because they're the only rowhouses designed by Frank Lloyd W ...
Lots of outdoor space at Bridgeport’s Lexington Square 3

Lots of outdoor space at Bridgeport’s Lexington Square 3

Lexington Square has transformed a quiet corner of Bridgeport adjacent to Donovan Park into a sought-after residential enclave. The success of ...
Washington Park’s African Festival of the Arts

Washington Park’s African Festival of the Arts

The 25th annual African Festival of the Arts kicks off tomorrow, August 29, and runs through Monday, September 1, in Washington Park, 51st and C ...
See classic cars and classic homes in Bridgeport this weekend

See classic cars and classic homes in Bridgeport this weekend

The St Barbara Classic Car Show will be held this Saturday, August 23, from 9 am to 4 pm, at 2859 S Throop St in Bridgeport. The event will featur ...
New homes in Bridgeport just steps from Donovan Park

New homes in Bridgeport just steps from Donovan Park

Lexington Square's third phase is launching 20 new rowhomes and the second phase of Lexington Place has begun the sale of 19 new single-family hom ...
A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

A TIF for the tough, Washington Park edition

Remember when some of the events at the 2016 Olympics were slated to be held at new facilities to be built in Washington Park? Chicago's bid f ...
Classic single-family homes near Donovan Park in Bridgeport

Classic single-family homes near Donovan Park in Bridgeport

The first phase of Lexington Place, pictured above, sold quickly and became an instant Bridgeport classic. The homes have the friendly, familiar, ...
Pilsen is once again the next hot neighborhood

Pilsen is once again the next hot neighborhood

The concept of a "willing suspension of disbelief" is credited to Samuel Taylor Coleridge from the year 1817. Wikipedia summarizes it thus: … i ...
Yesterday’s kitchens, Bridgeport and Bucktown

Yesterday’s kitchens, Bridgeport and Bucktown

The only thing "yesterday" about the three kitchens in this post is the day I visited and shot them. All of the kitchens have the features tha ...
Is Pilsen under the gun?

Is Pilsen under the gun?

We're not talking about the so-called hipster invasion of Pilsen, nor are we resurrecting stale debates about the threat of gentrification. We ...
Is the price finally right at Marquette Village?

Is the price finally right at Marquette Village?

We first took note of Marquette Village in February of 2007 when single-family homes at the development were priced from the $290s. Our last visit ...
Del Prado apartments, 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Del Prado apartments, 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Del Prado, 5307 S Hyde Park Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, is a 12-story vintage hotel that was recently converted to 202 apartments. The Del P ...
Algonquin apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Algonquin apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, Hyde Park / Kenwood

The Algonquin, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd in Hyde Park / Kenwood, consists of six 14-story apartment towers with a total of 414 units. The Algonquin wa ...
Regents Park apartments, 5020-5050 S Lake Shore Dr, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Regents Park apartments, 5020-5050 S Lake Shore Dr, Hyde Park / Kenwood

Regents Park's two modernist towers house 1,031 apartments at 5020-5050 S Lake Shore Dr in Hyde Park / Kenwood. Regents Park was built on the ...
The circus-themed grand opening at Hyde Park’s Shoreland Apartments

The circus-themed grand opening at Hyde Park’s Shoreland Apartments

The Shoreland, once one of Chicago's grandest hotels, has been reincarnated as a luxury apartment building. The Shoreland's soaring Art Deco lo ...
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