Tag: Teardowns

The teardowns are back in Glenview

The teardowns are back in Glenview

Travel back in time ten years ago and you would have seen a torrent of teardown activity in Glenview and other attractive northern suburbs. Fast f ...
Twenty-five new apartments headed for Halsted

Twenty-five new apartments headed for Halsted

Sappanos Paint closed several years ago after a long run at 2940 N Halsted in Lakeview. The one-story building on the site had been completely ...
Wilmette teardowns are back

Wilmette teardowns are back

Travel back in time to the spring of 2006 and you would have found more than 100 homes on the Village of Wilmette's list of pending and approved d ...
An update on Wilmette demolition permits

An update on Wilmette demolition permits

Several weeks ago we asserted that Wilmette no longer makes demolition permit data available online. We wrongly relied on looking for the data whe ...
A Wilmette teardown trio

A Wilmette teardown trio

Wilmette no longer makes available an online list of demolition permits, so I don't have accurate data about the current pace of teardowns in the ...
How to sharpen your North Shore new construction search

How to sharpen your North Shore new construction search

Looking back to 2007 it's now clear that a cottage industry of home builders overbuilt the market for new single-family homes in the $1 million an ...
Winnetka teardowns continue but builders hedge bets

Winnetka teardowns continue but builders hedge bets

In a recent post, I commented on the relative paucity of listings advertised as teardowns or vacant land on the North Shore. The few available ...
North Shore teardown and land listings scarce, but moving slowly

North Shore teardown and land listings scarce, but moving slowly

Six years ago builders seeking North Shore teardown lots were as common as flower-munching deer in Highland Park. Today I can find only 4 home ...
Notable new listings in Glenview’s Keck & Keck Solar Park

Notable new listings in Glenview’s Keck & Keck Solar Park

The Solar Park subdivision, a creation of architects Keck & Keck, dates to the early 1940s – a period when what we now call World War II had drama ...

Winnetka, the teardown capital of Cook County

View Winnetka teardowns & new construction in a larger map The current issue of Crain’s Chicago Business (subscription required) reports a mode ...
A $3.5M Keck teardown in Glencoe

A $3.5M Keck teardown in Glencoe

Today’s new listings include a 5-bedroom, 4 ½ bath lakefront home in Glencoe attributed to Keck & Keck. It’s priced at $3,495,000. The home, on ...
Teardownosaurus Rex in Hinsdale

Teardownosaurus Rex in Hinsdale

Last week we went on a mini-tour of downtown Hinsdale with veteran real estate agent Gaby Jury, and we'll be bringing you video from that visit soon ...
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