2 Bed, 2 Bath, 850 Sqft
The Printers Row District is generally considered part of the South Loop as well as Near South Side, Chicago. In the 1970s, historic Printers Row lofts became some of the first loft homes in Chicago and are still a draw to many buyers who are looking to embrace a laid-back, casual way of life. Real estate opportunities in the Printing House Row District and area include Dearborn Park, Dearborn Park II, and Central Station.
Printer’s Row offers a variety of Loop single-family homes and townhouse options for its prospective home-buyers and current residents. As the former location of Chicago's publishing presses, this neighborhood provides a rich, historic setting. Popular styles of homes include brick bungalows, vintage flats, stately Windsor homes, exquisite Italiante and Victorian homes. Loop homes boast one of a kind vistas overlooking the Chicago River, Navy Pier, and other local landmarks. Families enjoy the walking distance from nearby schools, restaurants, shopping, and child-friendly destinations such as Millenium Park.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, the buildings which now comprise the Printer's Row District were bustling with activity as part of the center for the city's publishing businesses. Beginning with the one and only Dearborn Station, this was the main departure spots for trains heading in the west direction. Many celebrities were found hanging out by the station as they waited to venture back to Los Angeles. Yet, Deaborn Station was more than what we know as the modern train station today: this is the hub where countless immigrants came to Chicago and began their lives.
Once technology advanced and began to transform, the businesses parted ways from the city, and in the late 1970s, the area became part of a revitalization project. In 1996,the Commission on Chicago Landmarks designated Printing House Row by the Commission on Chicago Landmarks.
The Dearborn Park area development near Printer's Row started in the early 1980s and contains many mid-rises and townhomes. The residents here tend to be young families who like to take advantage of the many parks in the Printer's Row area. The Dearborn Park II development contains a mix of townhomes and single family dwellings and is surrounded by multi-million dollar homes as well as townhomes with prices ranging from $500K to $800K.
The Central Station planned neighborhood just east of Printer's Row contains the One Museum Park high rise as well as luxury townhomes, other high rise condominiums, and retail stores. With prices ranging from mid $300K to $3 million, the Central Station area ranges from affordable to some absolutely stunning luxury homes. Central Station is within walking distance of Lake Michigan, Grant Park, and Shedd Aquarium.
The Printer’s Row Literary Festival serves as a sought-after forum for book sellers, book lovers, and book authors to gather each year in the historic publishing district. The festival is located between Congress Parkway on the north, Polk Street on the south, Plymouth Court on the east, and the Chicago River on the west.
As far as the CTA is concerned, nearby bus routes include the #145, #129, #62, #22, and #24 routes. The Harrison Red Line subway stop is just a short walk from anywhere in Printer's Row and is located at Harrison and State Street. The Brown, Orange, Pink, and Purple train lines can be caught at the Harold Washington Library stop located at Congress Parkway and State Street just 1.5 blocks north of the Harrison Red Line stop. Access to Interstate 90/94 is just a short drive west on Congress Parkway, and Lakeshore Drive can be reached from both Jackson Drive and Balbo Avenue. For more information on Printers Row Chicago real estate, contact us today at (844) SEE CHICAGO.
|Highest Listing Price:||$4,100,000|
|Lowest Listing Price:||$170,000|
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Listing information last updated on August 30th, 2016 at 9:05pm CDT.