If you want to live in downtown Chicago and care more about living near interesting restaurants and clubs than having a great view of the lake, a home in the 60654 zip code may be for you.
The 60654 zip code roughly extends from State Street west to Halsted Street. It extends north from the east branch of the Chicago River to Chicago Avenue. That description is approximate as the borders are not straight lines.
60654 is in the southwest portion of the Near North Side, the northern portion of downtown Chicago. Most of the homes for sale in 60654 are in the River North neighborhood.
There are a few other condo buildings in the rest of 60654 which extends west of the north branch of the Chicago River putting them in the River West neighborhood. This part of 60654 feels a bit more industrial.
60654 homes for sale include condos, townhomes with a condo form of ownership and a few newer mansions. There are no co-op apartments. Most of the condos are in high-rise buildings.
Views of Lake Michigan aren’t out of the question, but you will need to be on a high floor. Many of the homes for sale in 60654 have views of one or two branches of the Chicago River.
Downtown Chicago Homes for Sale
The number of choices of homes for sale in 60654 has plummeted over the past few years.* At the end of the 4th quarter 2013 there were only 206 such homes for sale compared with 354 at the end of 2010. That’s a drop nearly 42%. If you’re considering selling your home in 60654, contact me for a free market analysis.
Prices have been rising in 60654. In 2013 the median sale price was $385,000. In 2012 it was $340,000. In 2011 it was $329,000.
River North Condos for Sale
Market times have been improving. In 2013 the average days on market was only 55 days. In 2012 and 2011 it was 106 and 155 days.
Sizes of 60654 homes range from studios that have a little over 500 SF to mansions with 10,000 SF or more. Styles range from midcentury to contemporary.
FEATURED CONDO BUILDINGS IN 60654
|635 N Dearborn||River North|
|33 W Huron||River North|
|Marina Towers||River North|
HOMES FOR SALE IN 60654
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* based on Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)