Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what you can buy for a certain dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. Today, we found five higher-end homes priced at or around $1.2 million. Vote for your favorite.
Let’s start with this brand new single-family home on an extra-wide lot in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. The ultra-contemporary 3,600-square-foot design features four bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and an eye-catching minimalist kitchen. There’s also a front porch, covered rear deck, grassy backyard, and detached two-and-a-half-car garage. The home is listed for $1,199,500.
Buyers seeking a more old-school residence will find plenty to like about this renovated Prairie School estate built in Morgan Park in 1915. The massive 7,200-square-foot home offers six bedrooms, a formal living room, a newer kitchen, a basement theater room and pub, and a glassy solarium overlooking its landscaped grounds. The South Side property seeks $1,150,000.
Looking for breathtaking views? Consider this downtown condo perched on the northwest corner of the 68th floor of the Legacy on the Park high-rise. The 1,822-square-foot unit offers high ceilings, a balcony, two and a half bathrooms, and three bedrooms (including one with a slick built-in murphy bed). Live in the sky for $1,230,000—plus $1,355 in monthly HOA fees.
In Chicago’s trendy West Loop neighborhood, consider this three-bedroom loft situated in a converted 1910 warehouse building. The home features soaring 30-foot ceilings in the main living space below two lofted bedrooms. The unit has a chic industrial vibe thanks to black metal beams and factory-style metal sash windows serving as room dividers. There’s also a private rooftop deck with a fire pit under strings of bistro lights. It’s listed for $1,150,000 plus $1,099 in HOA fees.
Located just north of Chicago in Evanston’s Lakeshore Historic District, this single-family home dates back to 1884 and spans an impressive 6,490 square feet. The five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence includes handsome interior wood trim and a grand staircase plus two fireplaces and a newer kitchen. Listed for $1,050,000, the Evanston property is priced lower than the others.
Which home would you buy for $1.2 million?
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