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Tag Archives: Chicago neighborhood information

Summer in the Southport Corridor: Shops, Restaurants and New Construction

Many of us can agree, few things in life are sweeter than summer in Chicago. We have the Cubs, Sox, Millenium Park, Lake Michigan scintillating in the sun and neighborhood street fests. One street (actually avenue) in particular beckons in the summer: Southport. Young, old, families, 20-somethings and even dogs love the Southport Corridor in […]

Experience Lincoln Park In Your Own New Construction Duplex

http://www.platinumhd.tv/embed/u8lbyfpzpu.html Simply click on the link above. Then relax and enjoy the serenity of this video of 2607 N. Ashland Ave. #1E in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Situated near Wrightwood Park and Prescott Elementary, this lower duplex features a brick and cedar exterior with expansive floor to ceiling windows. An elevator allows you direct access […]

Heading Inbound

Walking along Southport in Lakeview for a weekend brunch is a familiar summer scene for many young families. You often see parents toting around a few small children and even a dog as they stop for an alfresco bite to eat. Some of those families stay in the city as the kids get older. Many […]

Fourth of July in Chicago

The Fourth of July is one of the best holidays to enjoy in Chicago because there is actually a chance for fantastic weather!  Celebrate your independence all weekend around the Windy City. There are several events for singles and families alike.  Friday, July 4 The fireworks are set to kick off at Navy Pier at […]

New, Old, or Needs a Face lift – Which Kind of House is Right For You?

Homes are like people. With age, some develop more character, charm and history. Some need a decent amount of maintenance work. Others become completely dilapidated. Homes that have fallen into disrepair can be easily reconstructed or demolished with new construction built in their place. Then buyers are faced with the question: Do you buy historic, […]

Loving Chicago Neighborhoods: Old Town Sizzles

Old Town is smokin’ hot. This is according to the website Realtor.com, which in 2013 named Old Town the country’s hottest place to live. Old Town scored the most zip code searches on the site largely because of its picturesque architecture, and chic, urban retail and dining. Upscale boutiques and restaurants line Wells Street. Locals […]

Loving Chicago Neighborhoods: Lincoln Park’s Natural Beauty

There is so much to love about Lincoln Park that it could be the topic of a few blog posts.   Just a casual stroll in this part of town sends hearts aflutter: scenic, tree-lined streets, homes that range from majestic to charming to cutting-edge and, oh, the shopping, dining and entertainment. Who wouldn’t want […]

Loving Chicago Neighborhoods: Spotlight on Lakeview Arts

February is the month for love. So for the next few weeks, we’re going to highlight what home buyers and sellers love about some of Chicago’s most attractive neighborhoods. Lakeview’s arts scene steals the show and a lot of hearts, too. If you live in Lakeview, you don’t have to travel to the Loop for […]

1st Quarter, 2012 Results for Lincoln Park Real Estate

As a lot of you know, I am constantly tracking the data behind the local real estate markets where I assist my clients. Lincoln Park has been one of the more stable markets and the numbers that I am about to reveal will also show that this neighborhood is showing great signs of a rebound. […]

Know Your Neighborhood – Q3 Results

On September 27, Case-Shiller released their latest month over month and year over year statistics on the housing market. It showed the the overall Chicago market increased 1.9% from June to July and dropped 6.6% from the same time a year ago. For the purposes of this blog, my readers and clients find it more […]