If you love vintage condos but prefer to stay close to downtown Chicago, here are 3 buildings you'll want to consider when starting a search...
3520 N. Lake Shore
With mostly one- and two-bedroom floor plans to consider, 3520 N Lake Shore is definitely worth a look. This property includes options generally ranging from around 700 to 1,400 square feet of living space, however there is occasionally a three-bedroom floor plan on the market that can top 2,000 square feet of space. The property also offers some enclosed courtyard patios, a laundry room and a pet-friendly atmosphere.
421 W. Melrose
In contrast, 421 W Melrose provides an exercise room and a roof deck. Some condos also have deeded parking. The spacious floor plans of this building often come complete with original ceilings, herringbone hardwoods and some desirable built-ins.
415 W. Aldine
The vintage building at 415 W Aldine also offers hardwoods, barrel-vaulted ceilings and some units with butler pantries. With around 60 condos to choose from in the building, options include two- and three-bedroom floor plans, as well as nearby parking for an additional fee.