If you want a downtown neighborhood that feels the most residential, a home in the 60610 zip code may be for you. Schedule a showing online!
The 60610 zip code extends north from Chicago Avenue to North Avenue with the west border at the Chicago River in the southern part and Halsted in the northern part. The east border south of Division is State Street. North of Division the east border is Lake Shore Drive. That description is approximate as the borders don’t always follow the streets.
60610 is in the north and western portion of the Near North Side, which is the northern portion of downtown Chicago. Most of the homes for sale in 60610 are in the Gold Coast neighborhood with the rest in Old Town.
Homes in 60610 south of Oak Street are mostly high rise condos mixed in with a lot of commercial development. Homes north of Oak Street include houses, condos, co-op apartments, townhouses and even some mansions. There’s much less commercial development and a lot of vintage homes. Houses are very vertical.
Many homes in the eastern part of 60610 have views of Lake Michigan with some along the lake having 180 degree lake views. Some high rises in the north part have views of Lincoln Park. If you’re high enough in a high rise in the south part of 60610 (e.g. a 50-something floor in The Park Tower) you can also see Lincoln Park. High rises in the south part have good views of the downtown skyline.
The number of choices of homes for sale in 60610 has plummeted over the past few years.* At the end of the 1st quarter 2014 there were only 616 homes for sale compared with 1,467 at the end of 2011. That’s a drop of 58%! If you’re considering selling your home in 60610, contact me for a free market analysis.
Prices have been rising in 60610. In 2013 the median sale price was $360,000. In 2012 it was $316,000. In 2011 it was $287,000.
Market times have been improving. In 2013 the average days on market was only 80 days. In 2012 and 2011 it was 143 and 194 days.
Sizes of 60610 homes range from studios with only 300 SF to mansions with 8,000 SF or more. Styles range from vintage to contemporary.
HOMES FOR SALE IN 60610
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* based on Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)