2 Bed, 2 Bath, 1200 Sqft
Boystown is a lively Chicago neighborhood in the heart of East Lakeview that was one of the first officially recognized gay-lesbian-transgender neighborhoods in the United States. Boystown’s colorful nightlife, widespread fashion boutique shops and cozy restaurants present one of Chicago’s most pleasant and clean neighborhoods, while real estate values in the neighborhood continue to remain at very high levels. City officials have always embraced the Boystown identity as this north side Chicago neighborhood continues to host some of the largest gay pride events in the country each and every year. The Boystown boundaries are defined by Grace Street to the north, Lake Michigan to the east, Diversey Parkway to the south and Clark Street to the east.
Boystown has an abundance of mid-rise rehabbed condos, high-rise residences along the lakefront and vintage style apartment buildings scattered throughout. Because of the fabulous shopping, dining and nightlife options, real estate in Boystown leans towards the high-end, but it’s certainly possible to find less expensive options as well. The average sales price for a condo in Boystown is in the middle $500,000 range, but a typical 2 bedroom condo will run between $300,000 and $400,000. What also feeds the Boystown and East Lakeview popularity is the wide-variety of residents occupying the neighborhood. Condo buyers looking around Boystown usually range from successful professionals, young to middle-aged families or even students to the nearby DePaul and Roosevelt Universities, so it can certainly be appealing to almost anyone looking for a great Chicago condo.
Residents in Boystown enjoy a satisfying variety of restaurants and entertainment options lining Broadway and Halsted Streets. The Angelina Ristorante offers a quaint upscale atmosphere while right down the street is the mouth watering breakfast food of Stella’s Diner. If in the mood for sushi or Asian-inspired dishes, check out Wokomomo or Ping Pong--both located on Broadway Avenue. Roscoe’s and Buck’s Saloon are two great watering holes to frequent after a long day at work or even if you’re looking for a fun-filled night out on the town. If searching for a place to walk the dog or enjoy a nice, healthy jog, both Broadway and Halsted Street, along with the various other tree-lined residential streets, are definitely the answer. Filled with café and restaurant patios and retail stores that keep the doors open in the spring and summer, the atmosphere surrounding Boystown and East Lakeview during the warm months is without a doubt unbeatable and residents tend to enjoy while they can.
The CTA Red, Brown, and Purple Lines all service Boystown and East Lakeview. The Addison Red Line “L” Stop is at the corner of Addison and Sheffield while the Belmont Red, Brown, and Purple stop is at Sheffield and Belmont. The CTA #8 bus travels north and south down Halsted Street while commuters can catch nearly any line from the Lakeshore Drive line. Most bus users in Boystown will take the 77, 151, and 156 lines across Belmont Avenue if traveling east or west. For more information on Boys Town real estate for sale Chicago, contact Ted Guarnero at (844) SEE CHICAGO
|Highest Listing Price:||$6,490,000|
|Lowest Listing Price:||$2,200|
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Listing information last updated on October 4th, 2015 at 10:50pm CDT.