Tag: Fort Sheridan

A North Shore real estate news roundup

If you’re homeward bound to Chicago’s North Shore suburbs, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities and keep you up-to-date on real estate news. Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. A foreclosure’s... Read more »

Rent a home at the fort – Fort Sheridan

If you’ve always wanted to live on a former army base but don’t want to make a permanent commitment, you’re in luck. A 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome in what used to enlisted men’s quarters is available for rent in the Highland Park section of the former Fort Sheridan. The home, at 245 Whistler Rd,... Read more »

North Shore real estate news roundup

Not all of the stories linked below qualify as actual “real estate news,” but they may affect your decision on where to move. If you’re homeward bound to the North Shore, the local media can help you learn the flavor of the different communities. Nine-story mixed-use building proposed in Evanston Evanston authorizes $100K to clean... Read more »
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Development or dream home on 37-acre lakefront site?

Crain’s Chicago Real Estate Daily is reporting that a joint venture of the U.S. Navy and Forest City Enterprises is selling 37 acres with 1,100 feet of Lake Michigan frontage at the former Fort Sheridan military complex. The asking price for the property, which is in Highland Park and Highwood, is $25 million. Although the... Read more »

Fort Sheridan - the higher end of Highwood homes

Most Chicagoans know the tiny Village of Highwood for its restaurants and its modest workers’ cottages. It’s been little more than a decade since Highwood began going upscale with the annexation of a part of Fort Sheridan when it was decommissioned by the military. New homes were built, existing buildings were converted to condos, and... Read more »

Price drop on Fort Sheridan condo

There was tremendous interest on the part of both developers and buyers when a part of Fort Sheridan was decommissioned and converted to residential use. There was also intense competition on the part of neighboring towns to incorporate part of the fort into their boundaries. Highwood added a southern portion and the balance became part... Read more »
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Captain's quarters for sale at Fort Sheridan in Highland Park

It’s not every day that you get a chance to walk on ground that Civil War General Phil Sheridan trod, but you have that opportunity at Fort Sheridan in Highland Park. A 5-bedroom, 5 ½ bath home that was once captain’s quarters is currently listed for sale at $799,000. The home sold for $1,275,000 in... Read more »