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Here’s what you can get for under $200K in Chicago

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See what homes are for sale in Avondale, Garfield Park, River North, Edgewater and Hyde Park

Welcome to this week’s installment of Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. We’re looking at what you can buy across the city for today’s price: $200,000.

Courtesy of Sean Dailey at Berkshire Hathaway


↑ This condo unit at 3037 N. Troy Street has one bedroom and one bathroom. It comes with a 2-in-1 washer and dryer, a galley kitchen, and a giant back porch. The 900-square-foot home is a great option for a first-time buyer and is selling for $184,900.

Courtesy of Niche Realty

Garfield Park

↑ Here’s a little row house that needs some TLC, but the bright side is that it’s right near Garfield Park Conservatory. The home at 3228 W. Walnut Street has four bedrooms with one and a half bathrooms and is asking $199,000.

Courtesy of Alto Realty

River North

↑ Live on the top floor of the iconic Marina City tower at 300 N. State Street in a retro studio apartment with one of the best views in the city. This is the only studio on the 52nd floor and it’s selling for $199,999.

Courtesy of Chris Vasilakopoulos at Dream Town Realty


↑ This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo unit at 1425 W. Elmdale Avenue is just steps away from the Red Line, Whole Foods, and Hollywood Beach. The renovated home overlooks a quiet courtyard, has in-unit laundry, granite countertops and private storage. It is listed for $185,000.

Courtesy of Linda Tuggle at Berkshire Hathaway, Photos by Chicago Home Photos

East Hyde Park

↑ Looking for a hidden gem? This is it. Although it’s a bit of a time capsule now, this condo is in the landmark Narragansett building right along the lakefront at 1640 E. 50th Street. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, tons of living space, two fireplaces, and a spiral staircase leading up to a second level. The asking price is $189,000.


Which home would you buy for around $200,000?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    (85 votes)
  • 7%
    Garfield Park
    (67 votes)
  • 20%
    River North
    (185 votes)
  • 27%
    (247 votes)
  • 34%
    East Hyde Park
    (310 votes)
894 votes total Vote Now

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