Tag: South Side

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Spacious modern apartments at Regents Park in Hyde Park

Spacious modern apartments at Regents Park in Hyde Park

Regents Park, 5020 S Lake Shore Dr, has a lavish amenities package that outshines everything else in Hyde Park and ranks among the very best in Ch ...
Who will buy this remodeled Grand Boulevard home?

Who will buy this remodeled Grand Boulevard home?

In June of 2007 a single-family home at 4842 S Calumet Ave sold for $565,000 subject to a $565,000 mortgage. Early in 2008 it went into foreclosur ...
Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

Hyde Park’s Del Prado apartments, where location meets luxury

The former Del Prado hotel, an ornately-decorated landmark at the gateway between Hyde Park and the lakefront, has been renovated into luxury apar ...
Affordable modern apartments in a prime East Hyde Park location

Affordable modern apartments in a prime East Hyde Park location

Modernist master Mies van der Rohe designed the Algonquin Apartments, 1606 E Hyde Park Blvd, in the early 1950s. Several years ago the apartme ...
An affordable Hyde Park 2-bedroom steps from the Metra

An affordable Hyde Park 2-bedroom steps from the Metra

The rapidly-developing retail and restaurant scene along 53rd Street in Hyde Park has North Siders taking a look at a neighborhood they'd never pr ...
Kid-friendly Hyde Park apartments

Kid-friendly Hyde Park apartments

There are only a few Chicago apartment complexes with amenities that cater to young children and fewer still that offer special events for kids. ...
Will a burgeoning Hyde Park attract North Siders?

Will a burgeoning Hyde Park attract North Siders?

I'll be in Hyde Park today, shooting video at three apartment complexes with a total of more than 1,600 apartments: the Algonquin, the Del Prado a ...
Construction views – City Hyde Park and Vue53

Construction views – City Hyde Park and Vue53

It's been nearly 25 years since a new high-rise apartment building has been built in Hyde Park. That decades-long drought is slated to end next ye ...
A move-in ready home in a convenient near-south location

A move-in ready home in a convenient near-south location

The 3- to 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home at 3216 S Prairie Ave was built 7 years ago but has the appearance of a new home. The home has high-ceiling ...
Hyde Park’s Vue53 moving forward

Hyde Park’s Vue53 moving forward

McHugh Construction, the general contractor for Vue53, announced on its Facebook page that it will be hosting an outreach event on Thursday, April ...
No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

No visible progress at Bronzeville’s Rosenwald Apartments

It's been nearly two years since I spent a good chunk of two days walking the area around the Rosenwald Apartments, a massive abandoned complex at ...
An update on Shops and Lofts at 47

An update on Shops and Lofts at 47

The groundbreaking for the long-dormant Shops and Lofts at 47, 47th St and Cottage Grove, occurred just over a year ago and the development was sl ...
Are more mobile homes headed for Hegewisch?

Are more mobile homes headed for Hegewisch?

It's been a little over three years since we last wrote about Harbour Point Estates, Chicago's only trailer park a/k/a manufactured home community ...
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 ...
Tour new luxury apartments at the Shoreland in Hyde Park

Tour new luxury apartments at the Shoreland in Hyde Park

The Shoreland is a Hyde Park landmark, once one of its grandest hotels and now its newest luxury apartments. The Studio Gang-inspired renovatio ...
Meltdown update – Woodlawn’s Renaissance on Kimbark

Meltdown update – Woodlawn’s Renaissance on Kimbark

Woodlawn's population, as measured by the Census Bureau, fell from a high of more than 80,000 in 1960 to 23,410 in 2010. The community's decline w ...
Have resale prices at The Havens bottomed out?

Have resale prices at The Havens bottomed out?

A 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath newer-construction home in Auburn Gresham just hit the market at a list price of $178,000. It sold new in 2007 for $388,000. ...
A brief take on Hyde Park’s Shoreland apartments

A brief take on Hyde Park’s Shoreland apartments

I visited Hyde Park's newly-renovated Shoreland apartments last Saturday for a sponsored video shoot. Here are my first impressions of what I saw, ...
New construction in McKinley Park for $439K

New construction in McKinley Park for $439K

Yesterday's new listings alert included a 3-bedroom, 3 ½ bath home, one of several new homes on a bleak stretch of 32nd St in McKinley Park. T ...
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 ...
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