Near North Side homes for sale

Prices for Near North Side homes for sale may start at less than $100,000, but most of them are priced above $500,000. So far this year the median sale price is $383,000. In 2012 and 2011 it was $345,000 and $330,000.*

The Near North Side is the northern portion of downtown Chicago. It extends from the east branch of the Chicago River up to North Avenue and from the north branch of the Chicago River east to Lake Michigan. It’s primary ZIP Codes are 60610 and 60611 with a few homes located in 60654.

Chicago's Near North Side

Chicago's Near North Side

The area includes the Gold Coast, River North and Streeterville neighborhoods along with the southern portion of the Old Town neighborhood. It has a higher percent of residential buildings than the Loop which is the southern portion of downtown Chicago.

Near North Side homes for sale include condos, co-op apartments, townhomes and houses. Most condos are in high-rise buildings. The co-op apartments are mostly vintage. The houses have a minimum of 2 stories. Many of them are mansions.

If you want a view of Lake Michigan the most choices are in Streeterville or the Gold Coast. However, you can also see Lake Michigan from condos on high floors in River North.

The number of choices of Near North Side homes for sale has plummeted over the past few years. At the end of the 3rd quarter 2013 there were only 1,940 such homes for sale compared with 3,973 at the end of 2010. That’s a drop of over 51%! If you’re considering selling your Near North Side home, contact me for a free market analysis.

Sizes of Near North Side homes range from high-rise studios that have less than 500 SF to mansions with 18,000 SF or more. Styles range from vintage to midcentury to contemporary.


Click below to see Near North Side homes for sale by price range.

$5M & Above$4M - $5M$3M - $4M$2.5M - $3M
$2M - $2.5M$1.6M - $2M$1.3M - $1.6M$1M - $1.3M
$900K - $1M$800K - $900K$700K - $800K$600K - $700K
$500K - $600K$400K - $500K$300K - $400K$200K - $300K


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* based on Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)


Fran Bailey Fran Bailey is a Realtor who has been quoted in numerous Chicago and national publications. To schedule showings for any listings, get a free market analysis for your home or to contact Fran email her at or call 773-793-4516. Learn More