Posts tagged "North Side"

New North Center condos selling pre-construction

Fifteen new condos are under construction at 4036 – 4046 N Western Ave in the North Center neighborhood. Noah Properties, one of Chicago’s hottest-selling developers, is building 5 3-bedroom, 2 ½ bath duplex units and 10 2-bedroom, 2-bath single-floor units on the site, with occupancy slated for late January. Duplex units are priced at $339,900... Read more »

Add cats to the perils of condo living

The convenience of living in a condominium building brings with it an unpredictable number of unusual risks. Add cats to the list. Condo owners at the Green Brier, 559 W Surf St, have filed suit against a neighbor, their condo association, its manager, and association board members, according to an article in the Chicago Tribune.... Read more »

Skip Craigslist and hit the streets for apartments

The most desirable apartments often rent quickly from site signage without ever being posted on Craigslist or being listed with one of Chicago’s sleazy apartment rental services. You can spend an hour driving yourself crazy and risking your financial health searching Craigslist for your next apartment, or you can spend less time driving yourself around... Read more »

Ashland Catalina is waiting for you – still

The name Catalina resonates with people of a certain age, summoning memories of the Four Preps and the “island of romance.” People of that age, however, were unlikely to be the target demographic for The Catalina, a 12-unit condo development at 2524 – 2530 N Ashland Ave in Lincoln Park. We first wrote about the... Read more »

Lincoln Park's quintessential oasis

What’s now known as the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park has been called “the quintessential oasis.” It’s one of the few examples of landscape architecture listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lily pool is named after Alfred Caldwell, the landscape architect who designed it and oversaw parts of its construction.... Read more »

Developer sees high demand for high-end Lincoln Park homes

I stopped by the Ranch Triangle neighborhood in Lincoln Park on Wednesday to photograph 1703 N Dayton in preparation for a blog post. The home is currently listed for sale at $4.5 million. We’d previously written about the site three years ago when it was in foreclosure, along with other properties by developer Seth Harris.... Read more »

Head a little inland for great views

You don’t need to be in a downtown high-rise to enjoy spectacular views of Chicago’s skyline. You don’t even need to be in a high-rise. And, for the best views, you’ll want to be a mile or more west of the Loop, anywhere from the West Loop on north. The above view to the south... Read more »

Fourteen new $1M rowhouses on the market in Lincoln Park

When we last looked in on the 1500 block of Montana in Lincoln Park it was being marketed as up to 14 individual lots, with 50-foot combination lots selling for upwards of $1 million. You can read some of the history of the parcel at Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily. That $1 million price point... Read more »

An 1860's farmhouse for sale in Lincoln Park

Dennis Rodkin recently visited a Victorian home on the 2000 block of Seminary, in Lincoln Park‘s DePaul neighborhood, and recounted some of its early and more recent history: Built in 1861 as the farmhouse for a truck farm that delivered its produce into Chicago, the house still has several of its original elements. The ornate... Read more »

Apartment and condo rental deals in Lincoln Park

Eugenie Terrace, 1730 N Clark St, is offering $1,000 discounts on the first month’s rent on select studio and one-bedroom apartments. To qualify, however, you’ll have to start your lease no later than tomorrow. Start by February 14th and take $500 off your first month’s rent. Three high-floor, west-facing one-bedrooms are available now, priced from... Read more »