Between Division Street and Damen, Ashland and Grand avenues in the West Town community area, you’ll find the East Village neighborhood. West Town’s “walk score” of 88 owes a lot to the amenities of East Village, which has been a high-density area throughout its history. Coffee shops and restaurants are scattered mostly along Grand Avenue and Division Street, including Uncle Mike’s Place, a neighborhood restaurant which rates highly with 54 reviews on Yelp. For those who work downtown, living in East Village offers a short commute by car, bus, rail or bike.
To get an impression of the market in the East Village, here’s a quick look at the low, median, and high prices for two-bedroom / two-bath condos, which are the most common homes currently for sale in the neighborhood.
- Low: Unit #3E at 839 N Marshfield Ave: This third-floor unit marketed by Gecan Realty Group is listed in the $270s and has granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. According to Google Maps, it’s a two minute walk from the grocery store and ten minutes to the “L.”
- Median: Unit #3 at 1074 N Marshfield Ave: This “penthouse” unit marketed by @properties is listed in the $380s and comes with maple floors, vaulted ceilings with skylights, a fenced yard, a wood-burning / gas-starting fireplace, and an “oversized” rear deck. It’s located within a couple blocks of the “L” and just south of all the restaurants and boutiques of Division Street.
- High: Unit #2N at 715 W Ohio St: This 1,800 square-foot unit marketed by @properties is listed in the high $490s. It’s located in a five-unit elevator building and features dark stained floors, a steam / rain shower, a jacuzzi, an indoor parking space, and two balconies.