Tag: Uptown

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New condos on Clark are priced to sell quickly

New condos on Clark are priced to sell quickly

CMK Realty is about to begin marketing 40 new 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 2-bedroom plus den units at 4846 North Clark. The units have a loft-like [...]
Stale quote of the day – Uptown floodgates are opening

Stale quote of the day – Uptown floodgates are opening

Here's the lede to a TimeOut Chicago piece on 1325 W Wilson, an Uptown building that began its life as the the Norman Hotel in 1929, was rehabbed [...]
Updating an Uptown condo conversion face-off

Updating an Uptown condo conversion face-off

Five years ago today we wrote about two Uptown condo conversions directly across the street from each other at 927 and 928 W Eastwood. We noted t [...]
There’s real estate theory, and then there’s Uptown

There’s real estate theory, and then there’s Uptown

Five years ago we provided a sales update on 918-28 W Ainslie, a complete rehab of a vintage 38-unit courtyard in the Margate Park sub-neighborhoo [...]
Tracking MLS-listed north lakefront rentals

Tracking MLS-listed north lakefront rentals

Last week we quietly began keeping track of the available inventory of homes and condos listed for rent in six north lakefront ZIP Codes in the lo [...]
They called it our bum-of-the-month club

They called it our bum-of-the-month club

We published print real estate newspapers and magazines until three years ago. We folded our popular New Homes Magazine, the last of our print pub [...]
Strong third quarter single-family sales on Chicago’s north side

Strong third quarter single-family sales on Chicago’s north side

The three months ending September 30 were a boon to single family home sales in several key north side neighborhoods, including Edgewater (up 91% [...]
Yesterday’s McMansions become today’s mansions

Yesterday’s McMansions become today’s mansions

It’s anachronistic to refer to a home built in the early 1900s as a McMansion. There were no golden arches in 1906 when the home at 920 W Cast [...]
Quote of the day: a symbol of Uptown’s ongoing dilapidation

Quote of the day: a symbol of Uptown’s ongoing dilapidation

It's been about 35 years since I first met an enthusiast for the Uptown Theatre and heard tales of its imminent revival and its promise to transfo [...]
Sheridan Park (mostly) open house gallery

Sheridan Park (mostly) open house gallery

Uptown Update has a list of 13 condos that are part of a coordinated open house effort this coming Sunday, September 11. The units range in size f [...]
Ten years later, buyers under water at Uptown’s Polo Tower

Ten years later, buyers under water at Uptown’s Polo Tower

We first mentioned Polo Tower, a 189-unit high-rise condo conversion at 4180 N Marine Dr in Uptown, in October of 2001, in the print edition of ou [...]
Cooperative living at Stone Soup Ashland

Cooperative living at Stone Soup Ashland

If you like having lots of roommates you might want to check out Stone Soup Ashland, a cooperative living arrangement in a 100-year old convent wi [...]
Andersonville and Uptown – hot or not?

Andersonville and Uptown – hot or not?

The Andersonville Daily, reprising an earlier Crain's article, touts Andersonville and Uptown (actually, ZIP code 60640) as having experienced the [...]
Riding the Red Line: Argyle

Riding the Red Line: Argyle

Last Friday I made my way to the Argyle Red Line station, located in a part of Uptown known as the West Argyle Street Historic District, New China [...]
Riding the Red Line: Wilson

Riding the Red Line: Wilson

Today's stop: the Wilson Red Line station in Uptown. It only smelled a little on the day I shot footage. Watch all of my Riding the Red Line vi [...]
Yo’s Believe It or Not: The Abbott House fence

Yo’s Believe It or Not: The Abbott House fence

Last month Curbed reported that the landmark Abbott House at 4605 N Hermitage Ave in Uptown had closed for $1.6 million. We recently picked up a b [...]
Stuff that sells: Landmark Abbott House sells for $1.6M

Stuff that sells: Landmark Abbott House sells for $1.6M

Curbed's Mark Boyer reports on the sale of the landmark Dr. Wallace C. Abbott House, a 120-year-old Queen Anne at 4605 N Hermitage Ave in Uptown. [...]
Rainbo Village’s unlucky charms

Rainbo Village’s unlucky charms

Sellers at Rainbo Village aren't looking for pots of gold. The only prize at the end of their Rainbo experience will be the relief of moving on. [...]
Do winter pains equal buyer gains in Uptown?

Do winter pains equal buyer gains in Uptown?

The forecast for unit #1 at 4913 N Ashland Ave in Uptown was bleak, even before we entered the deep freeze of winter. The 3,500 square-foot, five-b [...]

Sex offenders opt for Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

There are lots of sites where you can check whether there are any registered sex offenders in your neighborhood. The State Sex Offender Registry has t [...]
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