Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what you can buy for a certain dollar amount in various Chicago neighborhoods. We’ve found five homes at or around today’s price of $375,000. Vote for your favorite below.
Let’s start with this handsome West Town condo located in an old white brick Italianate building along Superior Street. The three-bedroom, two-full-bath home has a bright, contemporary look and a recently remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, and quartz countertops. The residence is a short walk from Eckhart Park and the restaurants lining Chicago Avenue. Own it for $375,000.
In Logan Square, $375,000 gets you this sunny top-floor condo built in 2008. Located steps from the California Blue Line station, the two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit benefits from hardwood floors, a fireplace, and vaulted cathedral ceilings in its open-plan living and dining area. There’s a large pantry and skylight in the kitchen, and the master suite boasts a private rear balcony.
Here’s a two-bedroom condo in the South Loop’s Film Exchange Lofts. Built in 1929 by Warner Brothers Pictures the old Art Deco warehouse building features sturdy concrete construction due to the highly flammable nature of film. The converted South Loop unit has 11-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, a balcony, and a recently updated kitchen. The asking price was recently reduced to $369,000.
On Chicago’s Northwest Side, this rehabbed single-family brick home dates back to 1951. A recent renovation installed new electric, plumbing, HVAC system, and flooring. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom residence has a bright front room with an oversized picture window as well as an upgraded kitchen, a finished basement family room, and a deck overlooking a grassy backyard and a detached garage. Listed for $345,000, the Jefferson Park home the most affordable of the bunch.
This lofty two-level home is in a former 1920s-era industrial building steps from Wrigley Field and the bustling Southport Corridor. It features exposed brick and timber beams, 13-foot ceilings, a cozy den, and a porch. A spiral staircase leads to a lower-level master suite with a bathroom behind a curving glass block wall. The $375,000 asking price includes a garage space and access to a roof deck with views of the Friendly Confines.
Which home would you buy for $375K
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