Tag: West Town

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River West apartment towers take a step forward

River West apartment towers take a step forward

The rezoning of the former Gonnella Baking site at 1001 W Chicago in River West is one of the items on the Chicago Plan Commission's agenda at its ...
Stylish new condos in a fun stretch of West Town

Stylish new condos in a fun stretch of West Town

Grand Avenue in West Town has a lively restaurant and bar scene, convenient public transportation, grocery shopping nearby and the beginnings of a ...
Slim pickings on an East Village apartment hunt

Slim pickings on an East Village apartment hunt

I drove part of the East Village neighborhood yesterday looking for FOR RENT signs, and found only three. One was from a known scammer, another h ...
Condo sales, prices surge in West Town

Condo sales, prices surge in West Town

West Town is one of Chicago's 77 official Community Areas, but it's not a neighborhood name that many will recognize. West Town encompasses a ...
Checking out the roof at 914 West Hubbard

Checking out the roof at 914 West Hubbard

Crain's Chicago Real Estate Daily recently reported that a 24-unit apartment building at 914 W Hubbard in West Town had been refinanced with a $6. ...
From the archives – revisiting a West Town condo

From the archives – revisiting a West Town condo

Exactly five years ago today we wrote about a six-unit condo development at 2701 W Chicago Ave in West Town. The broker was touting it as "one of ...
LEED Platinum home back on the market in West Town

LEED Platinum home back on the market in West Town

The 3-bedroom plus den, 2 ½ bath home at 1404 W Ohio St in West Town is LEED Platinum certified. As you'd expect, the LEED certification implies a ...
Work underway on East Village “tower of Pizza Hut”

Work underway on East Village “tower of Pizza Hut”

Caisson drilling has begun on the southwest corner of Ashland and Division in East Village. An 11-story tower housing 2 floors of commercial sp ...
Pete’s breaking ground six months after its groundbreaking

Pete’s breaking ground six months after its groundbreaking

Six months ago, several weeks after the ceremonial groundbreaking for a new Pete's Fresh Market, there was no sign of activity at the site, at the ...
Should you go condo or single-family in Humboldt Park?

Should you go condo or single-family in Humboldt Park?

Two Humboldt Park new listings slid into our email inbox over the weekend, a 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo asking $299,900 and a 4-bedroom 3 ½ bath sing ...
Tour a brick 3-flat with an owner’s duplex in West Town

Tour a brick 3-flat with an owner’s duplex in West Town

Nicholas Apostal from the The Apostal Group of Coldwell Banker takes us on a sponsored video tour of a condo alternative with income! This wel ...
Two straight lines in Chicago housing report

Two straight lines in Chicago housing report

Compiling market statistics in Chicago neighborhoods has usually meant looking at a lot of jagged (and mostly downward-pointing) lines over the la ...
Lincoln Park, West Town condo sellers holding out for price – and getting it

Lincoln Park, West Town condo sellers holding out for price – and getting it

Owners of condominiums and single family homes in one of Chicago's priciest neighborhoods, Lincoln Park, have not, on average, settled for lower s ...
A new West Town 3-bedroom, 2-bath in the mid-$200s

A new West Town 3-bedroom, 2-bath in the mid-$200s

Condo prices slowly fall as you head further west along Chicago Avenue in Chicago's West Town community area. By the time you reach the corner of ...
How a Medill Reports article gets West Bucktown very wrong

How a Medill Reports article gets West Bucktown very wrong

One thing you should never do is accept at face value any report from a young journalist that analyzes data. Innumeracy and inapt comparisons seem ...
$40K price drops at 755 North Paulina

$40K price drops at 755 North Paulina

We first wrote about the 12-unit development at 755 North Paulina back in December of 2008 and January of 2009, noting that construction was compl ...
A double-wide double-high in the city

A double-wide double-high in the city

Kudos to Curbed Chicago for finding this fascinating video of a modular home being assembled in a single day on a West Town site. Modular const ...
Rental deal of the day: A Near West Side 2 BR with gated parking, priced at $1,100

Rental deal of the day: A Near West Side 2 BR with gated parking, priced at $1,100

Today's deal from Chicago Rentals Direct is a 900 square-foot, two-bedroom / 1.5-bath apartment at 2335 W Lake St on the Near West Side, priced a ...
One, two, three, or four bedrooms, all near $2,000 a month

One, two, three, or four bedrooms, all near $2,000 a month

The median list price for a downtown rental listed on the MLS is holding firm at $2,000. In the past week 38 different properties in downtown's 14 ...
Take on a Studio Dwell project in West Town for $285K

Take on a Studio Dwell project in West Town for $285K

A few years ago, Mark Boyer started tracking two nearly identical four-story three-flats planned for the 700 block of North Ada Street, just south of ...
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