On the Market

2 years
ago

A Lagoon Runs Through It, in Lincoln Park

List Price: $1.695 million
The Property: From the 19th-floor vantage point of this Lincoln Park condo, you look out over most of the park, stretching from the Goethe statue at Diversey to the North Avenue beachhouse, with all the historical structures, museums and greenery in between…

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Ben Hecht’s Hyde Park Home

List Price: $699,000
The Property: Of Ben Hecht’s thousand and one afternoons in Chicago, it’s likely that some were spent at this Queen Anne-style Hyde Park house where he lived in the early 1920s…

2 years
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A Green Home Grows in Bucktown

List Price: $1.79 million
The Property: Some of the greenest buildings are old ones that get reused rather than torn down. That was the philosophy behind this single-family home in Bucktown, which was built into and atop an old two-flat…

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In Winnetka, a Tudor for the 21st Century

List Price: $3.1 million
The Property: When it was built in 1903, this Tudor-style home in Winnetka was more of a country house, with just one large estate between it and nearby Lake Michigan. More than 100 years later, it still retains all its charm and comforts…

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Former Chapel Now a Heavenly House in LaGrange

List Price: $699,900
The Property: As you will see in today’s video, the old informs the new in this century-old Swedish Evangelical chapel in LaGrange that’s now a three-bedroom house. For instance, the colors of the stained glass windows dictate the palette of the tile in the kitchen, as well as most wall colors…

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A Lake View Penthouse That’s Really a Penthouse

List Price: $895,000
The Property: It’s common in new buildings to have several floors of penthouses. But in a 1926 co-op on Lake Shore Drive in Lake View, there’s just one penthouse floor, the 17th, which can be reached only from the 16th floor by a private staircase…

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A New Mexico Adobe in Western Lake Forest

List Price: $2.395 million
The Property: In the early 1980s, John and Sarabess Cahill fell in love with New Mexico—only John’s business was in Evanston. What to do? “We brought New Mexico here,” Sarabess says…

2 years
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In Lincoln Park, Something Suburban This Way Comes

List Price: $1.85 million
The Property: Although it’s now jammed with strollers and baby boutiques, west Lincoln Park wasn’t nearly as family-friendly 20 years ago, when Jonathan Peabody and Lindsey Stewart decided they didn’t want to move to the suburbs to raise their kids…

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In Lincoln Park, Yesterday Meets Today

List Price: $4.5 million
The Property: In Lincoln Park, where residences from yesterday and today freely mingle, today’s property is clearly new. But it doesn’t shriek 2012. Instead, its looks as if it might date to an earlier era…

2 years
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In Sheridan Park, Prairie Style Meets Arts and Crafts

List Price: $799,000
The Property: There’s a pretty street view framed by the long rectangular porch of this Prairie-style house built in 1908 in the Sheridan Park section of Uptown. Inside the living room, there is another framed landscape view: a mural of woods and a mountain meadow that’s set into the mahogany beams above the brick mantel…