Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can buy for a set dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. We’ve found five homes around today’s price: $800,000.
Let’s kick things off with this fixer-upper in Hyde Park. The five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1895 and has original woodwork. There’s a double front parlor, two wood-burning fireplaces, and a huge private yard. It’s listed for $799,000.
Here’s a new construction, finished earlier this year in Logan Square, that features four bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The 2,000-square-foot luxury penthouse has clean contemporary lines, bright windows, and a rooftop deck. This home is asking $799,000.
Over in the West Loop, a corner top-floor duplex offers two large bedrooms, a den, and two outdoor spaces. The large timber loft features a rooftop deck complete with an enclosed entertainment and bar room, built-in planters, a pergola-topped lounge area, and stunning city views. Get this home for $799,900.
This renovated greystone in Andersonville comes with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and two kitchens. The home is set up as a duplex and new owners could rent out part of it if they choose. It comes with beautiful built-in hutches, a backyard garden, and gas fireplaces. This property came on the market at $800,000.
Finally, we end with this renovated historic home in Lakeview. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom residence comes with original features such as the oak staircase, wooden doors, crown, and floor moldings, and the master bedroom’s parquet floor. The kitchen has had some serious upgrades with an Aga stove, customized copper range hood, and a copper farmers sink. The fireplaces don’t work, but are quite pretty. It wants $800,000.
Which home would you buy for $800K?
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