Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various Chicago ’hoods. We’ve found five homes within $30,000 of today’s price of $700,000. Vote for your favorite below!
A few blocks from the busy Damen Blue Line, is this three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in an elevator building was just recently renovated. The unit comes with south-facing, floor-to-ceiling windows, a large kitchen island, spacious walk-in showers, and a 24-foot terrace. It’s asking $699,000.
The building was constructed in 1924, but this 2,000-square-foot condo was just completely rehabbed by its current owner (who’s also a designer). The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom unit comes details like stylish Italian cabinetry, brass chandeliers, and smokey mirror backsplash. This unit will set you back $699,000.
This new construction comes with a striking rust-colored exterior. The five-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom includes massive closets, custom millwork, and designer light fixtures and tiles. There’s a large outdoor space: a backyard, frontyard, and rooftop space. The asking price is $709,000.
A modern townhouse has a cute red door and a geometric, white staircase. It comes with bright natural light, newly refinished maple floors, a wood-burning fireplace, and beautiful built-in shelves. The master bedroom has two French doors which open to a multi-level deck. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit is listed for $714,000.
This high-end condo building has it all: 24-hour door staff, a gym, movie theater, and a maid service. This particular unit has stunning views of the postmodern Harold Washington Library. This three-bedroom, two-bathroom space features a wide-plant hardwood, modern light fixtures, a Whirlpool tub, a gas fireplace, and access to a heated parking garage. Plus, this downtown location is a only a few minutes from most CTA lines. Out of all five listings, this one is on the lower end of the range: $674,900.
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