Tag: Uptown

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Million-dollar living on Castlewood Terrace

Million-dollar living on Castlewood Terrace

Representing the high end of Margate Park homes during Sunday's open house event was the three-bedroom / 3.5-bath single-family home at 920 W Castle [...]
More from Margate Park: Studs' home and the lakefront

More from Margate Park: Studs' home and the lakefront

The second half of my pre-open house drive through Margate Park in Uptown took me around Ainslie Street and Margate Terrace, down Castlewood Terrace [...]
A drive through Uptown's Margate Park

A drive through Uptown's Margate Park

On Sunday more than 20 agents hosted 40 open houses in Margate Park, the area of Uptown bounded by Lawrence and Foster avenues, Sheridan Road, and L [...]
Rich details and green features in a three-bedroom near Andersonville

Rich details and green features in a three-bedroom near Andersonville

Homeowners at Ultimate Homes' new six-flat at 4847 N Ashland Ave should save about 25 percent on their utility bills thanks to their homes' green fe [...]
Fresh focus: Land an Uptown rehab with a 2.99% mortgage and no PMI

Fresh focus: Land an Uptown rehab with a 2.99% mortgage and no PMI

Paulina Point, located at the corner of Paulina Street and Sunnyside Avenue in Uptown, is one of many properties marketed by Fresh Horizon Realty that [...]
All highs, no lows: Looking for luxury near the North Side's lake shore

All highs, no lows: Looking for luxury near the North Side's lake shore

Today's "just for the fun of it" search: the priciest condos with three or more bedrooms, located on or near the lake in the major lakeside neighbor [...]
Roof decks, outdoor fireplaces, and movie screens on Gordon Terrace

Roof decks, outdoor fireplaces, and movie screens on Gordon Terrace

The final video from Joe's visit to 707 W Gordon Terrace in Buena Park is a showcase of the home's recreational spaces, from an expansive rooftop de [...]
Big bedrooms, fancy baths at 707 W Gordon Terrace

Big bedrooms, fancy baths at 707 W Gordon Terrace

From the circular mosaic tile work in the showers to the unique lighting fixtures mounted throughout the hallways, the finishes at 707 W Gordon Terr [...]
A "wow" in Uptown: New single-family living, steps from Lincoln Park

A "wow" in Uptown: New single-family living, steps from Lincoln Park

Joe Zekas doesn't throw praise around willy-nilly, so when I hear him refer to the new construction single-family home at 707 W Gordon Terrace as "a [...]

Crain’s: Sedgwick planning $350 million development for Uptown

The proposals keep on coming. From Crain's Chicago Business: Sedgwick Properties Development Corp., led by Marty Paris, hopes to break ground this [...]
Lakeside living for under $55,000

Lakeside living for under $55,000

For $54,900, you can pick up a one-bedroom / one-bath condo less than 500 feet away from the edge of Lincoln Park's northern reaches and just a few [...]
Making the two-bedroom / two-bath scene: Low to high in Uptown

Making the two-bedroom / two-bath scene: Low to high in Uptown

Yesterday I started a three-part look at the two-bedroom / two-bath market in three lakeside communities on the North and Far North sides: Lake View, [...]
Erik's excursions: Uptown's Montrose Park

Erik's excursions: Uptown's Montrose Park

In our final installment of my Uptown walking tour, I head east on Montrose Avenue to Montrose Park. In stark contrast to the bustling and motoring [...]
Erik's excursions: Uptown, pt. 4

Erik's excursions: Uptown, pt. 4

The beat goes on as I travel south down Sheridan Road, then over to Uptown's new development Wilson Yard on the corner of Broadway Street and Montro [...]
Erik's excursions: Walking Uptown, Part 3

Erik's excursions: Walking Uptown, Part 3

Ethiopian food, Red Line murals, the Aragon Ballroom, and the mosaic facade of Alternatives Youth and Family Center are featured in this installment [...]
Erik's excursions: more Uptown

Erik's excursions: more Uptown

In the second video of the series, we don't go beyond what is immediately available at the corner of Broadway and Lawrence Avenues. We see the Green [...]
Erik's excursions: strolling around Uptown

Erik's excursions: strolling around Uptown

I recently conducted a walking tour of Uptown on the Far North Side to get a sense of its "walkability." At WalkScore.com, Uptown gets a rating of 9 [...]
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