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In Lakeview, get this stylish one-bedroom in a landmarked bank building for $265K

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The bright corner unit is steps from the Belmont CTA

An open living and dining room with white walls, a glass table, six windows, and dark wood floors.
The unit has custom lighting, high ceilings, and wide plank wood flooring.
Photos by Via Home, courtesy Compass

Homebuyers looking for a cozy but stylish one-bedroom will find plenty to like about this smartly updated corner unit in a handsome former bank in the heart of Lakeview. The home makes the best of its 800 square feet and includes separate living and dining areas and an updated kitchen with a pass-through breakfast bar, quartz counters, marble backsplashes, and matte black hardware. Other upgrades include new lighting, a completely remodeled bathroom, and a smart thermostat system.

The condo offers sweeping northwest views from the top floor of the former Belmont-Sheffield Trust and Savings Bank Building, designed by architect John Nyden in 1928. The landmarked structure was once home to a hotel before turning into rental apartments and, finally, for-sale condos in 2005. Now known as the “Lofts at The Vic,” the building is directly across the street from the Vic Theater and steps from the Belmont CTA station.

Pick it up for $264,900.

A corner sitting area with track lighting, a flat-screen TV, and a gray sofa.
Light streams into the unit through a row of northeast-facing windows.
Three metal stools face a counter overlooking a kitchen with wood cabinets and a marble backsplash.
A pass-through breakfast bar faces an upgraded, compact kitchen.
A bedroom with a dark gray accent wall, a high-headboard bed with teal pillows, and wood nightstand.
There’s new carpet in the bedroom.
A bathroom with white tile walls, a hexagonal mirror, and a gray shower curtain.
The bathroom has been completely overhauled.
A six-story former office building stands on a corner. It has a traditional exterior and retail space on the lower level.
The 1928 building has a handsome stone and brick exterior and a ground-floor pharmacy.