Category Archives: Wrigleyville

Cubs Player Regrets River Forest Purchase

The Chicago Cubs have been having a bit of a rocky season, both on and off the field. The Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908, which means that Chicago’s home town heroes have been striking out each season for more than 100 years. But a few players have also been striking out in real estate.
Pitcher Carlos Zambrano, for instance, is struggling to sell his suburban home, located in sleepy River Forest, at the moment. When Zambrano bought the home, which was built in 1999, he paid $1.199 million for …

Wrigleyville Neighborhood


When you are talking about classic Chicago, it does not get any better than Wrigleyville. The area is named after the iconic Chicago Cubs baseball team that has played at Wrigley Field since 1914.  Unfortunately, the Cubs have never won a World Series in this amazing structure.
However, the area is, by no means, a loser. Wrigleyville is one of the liveliest and interesting parts of the entire city.
From John Barleycorn and the Cubby Bear to the great restaurants that surround Wrigley, this is a great place to live if you …

3133 North Lakewood

3133 North Lakewood

Buyers looking for a place in Wrigleyville might do well to consider a unit at 3133 North Lakewood.
Located just south of busy Belmont Avenue and only blocks from historic Wrigley Field, this 25-unit, four-story building offers residents 15′ floor-to-ceiling windows and private decks. Indoor parking is available and pets are allowed in the building. Prices start at about $250K.
The neighborhood can’t be beat. Besides being close to Wrigley Field, the building is close to plenty of nightclubs, bars, and restaurants. The Southport Corridor–which includes plenty of high-end retail shops–is right …

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High-Rises Versus Walk-Ups and Lofts

When condo shopping, especially on the North Side, there are plenty of options. There are lofts, walk-ups (both new construction and rehabs) and lakefront high-rises. What’s best for you?

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