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Best New Listings: South Loop, Oak Park, and Lakeview

  • June 27, 2011

by Jacqueline Zenn

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we visit a two-bedroom loft in the South Loop’s Studebaker Lofts, a three-bedroom home on a quiet cul-de-sac in Oak Park, and a four-level townhouse in Lakeview with three outdoor spaces.

Two Bedroom Listing in the South Loop’s Studebaker Lofts

1619 South Michigan Avenue, #312

Described in the listing notes as an “enormous New York-style live/work loft”, this two-bedroom, two-bath unit in the South Loop’s Studebaker Lofts building has 17-foot refurbished tin ceilings, exposed brick and ductwork throughout, skylights, and a huge open loft floorplan. There is also a large private roof deck and parking is available for an extra $20,000. The State Street bus route stops two blocks away, and for Bears fans, Solider Field is just a 15-minute walk.

* Full listing: 1619 South Michigan Avenue, #312 (map)
* Price: $449,000
* Bedrooms: Two
* Bathrooms: Two
* Year Built: 1918
* Listing Agent: Nancy Gaspadarek, @properties

Photo courtesy of VHT Tours.

1937 Tudor on a Quiet Cul-de-Sac in Oak Park

oak park tudor home
1212 Fair Oaks Avenue

This Tudor-style home in the near west suburb of Oak Park has only had two owners since it was built in 1937. The three-bedroom home has a first floor with a family room, mud room and garage, as well as a fully finished basement with a rec room, office and a laundry room. One caveat for prospective buyers - this property is a short sale.

* Full listing: 1212 Fair Oaks Avenue (map)
* Price: $660,000
* Bedrooms: Three
* Bathrooms: Two
* Year Built: 1937
* Listing Agent: Jeanette Madock, Weichert Realtors-Nickel Group

Four-Level Lakeview Townhome with Three Separate Outdoor Spaces

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3847 North Fremont Street

Three separate outdoor spaces highlight this four-level townhouse situated in the Lakeview neighborhood just north of Wrigley Field. There is a gated front patio, a balcony, and a 12-by-14-foot rooftop deck. The three-bedroom home also a bright living room with a wood-burning fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, and two parking spaces (one indoor, one outdoor). The CTA Red line (Sheridan stop) is only three blocks away and the lakefront parks and trails are about a four-block walk.

* Full listing: 3847 North Fremont Street (map)
* Price: $415,000
* Bedrooms: Three
* Bathrooms: Two
* Square Footage: 1,800
* Year Built: 1988
* Listing Agent: Carrie Georgitsis, Redfin Corporation

Photo courtesy of VHT Tours.

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