A beautiful neighborhood of verdant parks, quiet residential streets and bustling retail districts, Lakeview beckons Chicagoans with attractions such as the lakefront, scores of restaurants and bars, eclectic shopping districts such as the Southport Corridor, and the friendly confines of Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.
Lakeview is also home to one of the country’s largest LGBTQ populations, and is considered one of Chicago’s biggest cultural melting pots. Like neighboring Lincoln Park, Lakeview boasts a number of the city’s top schools and a wealth of cultural attractions including a thriving theater scene.
Lakeview’s housing stock runs the gamut in style and price, making it a practical and popular choice for many Chicago residents. You’ll find vintage walk-up condos, new-construction three-flats, loft buildings, converted courtyard buildings, four-plus-ones, and high-rises from just about every era dating back to the 1920s. Lakeview real estate also features a variety of single-family home styles, from stately mansions near Lincoln Park and the lakefront to contemporary new construction.
These days, the median sale price for a one-bedroom condo in Lakeview neighborhood is about $290,000 while a two-bedroom comes in around $390,000. For three or more bedrooms, expect to see average prices around $550,000. You’ll also find a handful of townhomes and single family homes here, ranging anywhere from $400,000 to $3.3 million for a private dwelling in this desirable north side Chicago neighborhood.
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Real Estate Market Stats
Home Size in Square Feet
|Zillow Home Value Index||$350,200||$198,000|
|Median Single Family Home Value||$1,111,500||$196,200|
|Median Condo Value||$301,800||$212,300|
|Median 2-Bedroom Home Value||$389,800||$154,800|
|Median 3-Bedroom Home Value||$563,500||$191,700|
|Median 4-Bedroom Home Value||$947,700||$315,400|
|Percent Homes Decreasing||23.7%||16.5%|
|Median List Price Per Sq Ft||$318||$125|
|Median Sale Price||626||2,577,534|
|Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.)||5.6%||3%|
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