Posts tagged "Wicker Park"

Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail and New York's High Line

It seems like every article about Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail contains a mandatory reference to New York’s High Line. Last Saturday I made my second visit to the High Line. I visited the initial phase two years ago, and this was my first look at the second phase. I’ve been along the path of the Bloomingdale... Read more »

Great outdoor space in a newer Wicker Park home

The 3-bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home at 1515 N Paulina St in Wicker Park has large rooms throughout, a recently-updated kitchen / family room and an attached 2-car garage. What sets it apart from the competition is its outdoor space. There’s a private garden adjacent to the lower level, a roof deck above the garage,... Read more »

Preview thirteen Sunday open houses in a YoChicago video extravaganza

Thirteen Chicago homes at which we’ve shot video recently are open for viewing on Sunday, May 22. Preview the homes in our videos, then head out to your favorites. Check back often at YoChicago, or search our video page, for a closer look at the places, spaces and faces that make Chicago a great place... Read more »
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Deserted Division Street development reborn as apartments, restaurant

If you’ve been in the 1800 block of Division Street in recent years, you’ve surely noticed the unfinished building at the northwest corner of Division and Marion Court. Two years ago, it was marketed as a nine-unit building with two-bedroom / two-baths ranging from the $390s to $790s. By August 2009, developer Joseph Annunzio had... Read more »

What's selling in Wicker Park?

What's selling in Wicker Park?
The first quarter of 2011 ends in a couple of weeks, at which point Realtors will begin poring over sales data for signs where the market stands going into the spring and summer selling seasons. On Friday Eric Rojas and I took a quick look at two homes that will probably represent the median and... Read more »

Joe and Eric tour a $369K duplex-down near Division Street and the Polish Triangle

Eric Rojas and I weren’t able to meet up for our first round of Noble Square and Wicker Park videos until Monday, and we’ll probably spread our coverage out over several meetups instead of just one whirlwind tour. The top priority for us this week was getting inside unit #1 at 1319 N Bosworth Ave,... Read more »
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A 21st-century single-family home priced like an early 20th-century cottage in Wicker Park

The median price for a four-bedroom single-family home in Wicker Park is just under $1.15 million. That amount, and slightly less, will get you a newer home, but start delving below $800,000 and most of the choices become limited to old worker’s cottages. One of the few exceptions is this home at 1731 W Ellen... Read more »