Tag: Vacant land

Forty acres and a mull in Lincoln Park

Forty acres and a mull in Lincoln Park

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily reported yesterday on a meeting hosted by North Branch Works to mull the future of a 40-acre stretch of Lincoln ...
The 2700 block of Lakewood is nearing completion

The 2700 block of Lakewood is nearing completion

We've looked in on the 2700 block of Lakewood from time to time. In May of 2011 we saw large stretches of vacant land on both sides of the block, ...
Will 2800 Lincoln return from the deadpool?

Will 2800 Lincoln return from the deadpool?

Five years ago today we were reporting on updated pricing for a new condo development planned for 2800 N Lincoln Ave in Lake View, across from Gin ...
Crescent Heights acquires 3 acres of South Loop land

Crescent Heights acquires 3 acres of South Loop land

S Loop Chicago Development, LLC, a single-purpose entity which is part of a group of companies affiliated with Crescent Heights, has purchased app ...
Maud Street and Adams Park, 30 years later

Maud Street and Adams Park, 30 years later

Back in the early 1980s I bought two lots in the 1800 block of Maud St, not far from Adams Parkin the Ranch Triangle area of Lincoln Park. At the ...
Land still available at Lake Shore Estates

Land still available at Lake Shore Estates

We first called attention to Lake Shore Estates, a group of lots fronting the park on Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview East that were zoned for single ...
Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Acreage at Metro Place available for sale

Crain's is reporting that 4.67 acres of vacant land is available at Metro Place, a failed development on the Near West Side. The asking price is $ ...
The “infamous hole” on Clark Street is headed for auction

The “infamous hole” on Clark Street is headed for auction

What NBC Chicago referred to as the "infamous hole" at 7070 N Clark St in Rogers Park is apparently headed for auction after languishing in uncert ...
From the archives – a defunct Lakeview East high-rise

From the archives – a defunct Lakeview East high-rise

Five years ago today Jim Letchinger of JDL Development Corp was touting plans for a 24-story high-rise at 541 W Cornelia in Lakeview East. Constru ...
City puts vacant lots up for bid

City puts vacant lots up for bid

The City's Department of Housing and Economic Development announced that it is accepting sealed bids for four parcels of vacant land on the South ...
Great expressway access, very motivated Bucktown seller

Great expressway access, very motivated Bucktown seller

Separate listings offer 1843 N Marshfield Ave in Bucktown as a 4-bedroom, 3 ½ bath custom home for $789,000, and as a vacant lot for $339,000. Bot ...
Would you pay $289 a buildable square foot for vacant land in Lake View?

Would you pay $289 a buildable square foot for vacant land in Lake View?

You'll find a number of multi-million dollar homes north of Addison along Wayne and Janssen. The home pictured above at 3804 N Janssen, for exampl ...
Chicago News Cooperative visits West Garfield Park, thinks it’s in Austin

Chicago News Cooperative visits West Garfield Park, thinks it’s in Austin

Whenever you read about a West Side or South Side neighborhood in Chicago's mainstream media you need to double-check the reference. Reporters vis ...
A $225K two-bedroom in Winnetka with an unstable foundation

A $225K two-bedroom in Winnetka with an unstable foundation

Five years ago it would have been unthinkable to find a teardown candidate in Winnetka's sought-after Greeley School area for $225,000. That was b ...
Bank-owned properties head to a blow-out auction

Bank-owned properties head to a blow-out auction

On September 17 Rick Levin & Associates will be auctioning a variety of (mostly) bank-owned properties subject to minimum bids as low as 5% of a p ...
Want a 37-acre North Shore lakefront home?

Want a 37-acre North Shore lakefront home?

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that a joint venture of the U.S. Navy and Forest City Enterprises is selling 37 acres with 1,100 fe ...
At the edge of Lincoln Park, the 2700 block of Lakewood

At the edge of Lincoln Park, the 2700 block of Lakewood

If you have long exposure to real estate marketing you'll roll right past claims that the 2700 block of Lakewood is at "the heart of Lincoln Park" ...
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 ...
Chicago wants to sell you some vacant land

Chicago wants to sell you some vacant land

We normally see only a few items each week in the RSS feeds we monitor from the City of Chicago's various departments. Perhaps it's merely coin ...
A major bargain on a prime Wilmette lot

A major bargain on a prime Wilmette lot

There’s nothing extraordinary about the to-be-built 4-bedroom, 4 ½ bath home at $1,295,000 on a 50 x 150 lot at 1327 Washington Ave in Wilmette. A ...
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