Tag: University Village

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Where’s YoChicago been lately?

Where’s YoChicago been lately?

In the course of a typical month YoChicago stops at 100s of places in dozens of Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs. We don't write about all of the ...
An updated look at The Maxwell

An updated look at The Maxwell

Some low-intensity site prep work was underway when I visited the site of The Maxwell in the early afternoon yesterday. The Bond Companies' ...
New apartment Fitz and starts

New apartment Fitz and starts

FitzGerald Associates' email newsletter arrives with the subject line "All the News That's Fitz," making the architectural firm a fit target for h ...
Demolition nearly complete on site for The Maxwell

Demolition nearly complete on site for The Maxwell

The Bond Companies' website is touting delivery of 200,000 square feet of retail space in the Fall of 2013 at The Maxwell, a 3.9 acre mixed-use de ...
Lofts for rent at University Commons

Lofts for rent at University Commons

For nearly 75 years the sprawling complex that's now University Commons was South Water Market, six warehouse buildings that formed the city's maj ...
The outdoor art scene in Lawndale

The outdoor art scene in Lawndale

Yesterday's travels found me shooting video at a rental high-rise in the South Loop, viewing lofts in University Village, and checking out the out ...
University Village, from the air and on the ground

University Village, from the air and on the ground

Driving south along the Dan Ryan Expressway, just south of Roosevelt Rd, you encounter a sea of rooftop air-conditioning units. You're seeing a pa ...
Views on the cheap – University Village and South Loop

Views on the cheap – University Village and South Loop

If you’re a view junkie but can’t afford a high floor on the north side, check out the views from the South Loop and University Village. Th ...
3 beds, 3 baths, bonus room in the steeple

3 beds, 3 baths, bonus room in the steeple

A 3-bedroom, 3-bath condo in a former church in University Village is being sold "as is," and it looks like you might need a ladder to get to that ...
From church to condo in Little Italy

From church to condo in Little Italy

Mark Boyer at Curbed has gotten a kick out of the number of church conversions going on around town, and recently published a post about one at 10 ...
What $1,850 will get in 60607

What $1,850 will get in 60607

The median price of the 96 homes listed for rent in 60607, the ZIP code covering much of the West Loop, University Village, and a small sliver of Prin ...
New magnet school planned for old Jefferson School in University Village

New magnet school planned for old Jefferson School in University Village

Following months of lobbying by area residents, Chicago Public Schools approved a plan to open a new K-8 magnet school in the former Jefferson School ...
Half-mil homes: New listings near $500K

Half-mil homes: New listings near $500K

Yesterday afternoon I pulled up a list of homes priced at or near $500,000 (a range of $490,000 to $510,000, if you must know), that have been on the ...
New cut takes University Village single-family 28 percent below '07 sale price

New cut takes University Village single-family 28 percent below '07 sale price

A single-family at 1454 S Emerald Ave, featured around the midpoint of this recent University Village tour video with Realtor Gary Lucido, is now av ...
Quote of the day: Deadline day

Quote of the day: Deadline day

It’s absolutely crazy. Getting multiple offers on some listings. Lots of people who were on the fence have come down. Lots of last minute showings for ...
Lucido in University Village: Rental options and cab convenience

Lucido in University Village: Rental options and cab convenience

In this segment from our University Village tour, Gary Lucido of Lucid Realty and Getting Real discusses a renter's options in the neighborhood and ...
Housing options and price ranges in University Village

Housing options and price ranges in University Village

In this third segment of our University Village tour, Realtor Gary Lucido talks about the neighborhood's wide variety of housing options, price rang ...
Gary Lucido in University Village, Part 2: Recreational spaces and townhome prices

Gary Lucido in University Village, Part 2: Recreational spaces and townhome prices

In the second segment of our University Village video tour, Realtor Gary Lucido discusses one of the most convenient amenities near his home: a UIC ...
A sunny morning tour of University Village with Realtor Gary Lucido

A sunny morning tour of University Village with Realtor Gary Lucido

Yesterday Joe and I traveled south down Halsted to meet Realtor and Chicago Now blogger Gary Lucido outside home in University Village. Gary, who ha ...
City views and a city park at Union Row

City views and a city park at Union Row

From the street-facing units on the eastern end of Union Row, residents will have views of downtown Chicago, from the West Loop all the way around t ...
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