Archives for: Architecture & Design

2047 Lake Shore Avenue

The idea of an income-generating duplex is often more enticing than the reality. While it would be great to live in one place while making money off another — there are often certain concessions that come along with it — but 2047 Lake Shore Avenue makes for a compelling case. For $849,000 – an average […]

1321 Carroll Avenue

It pains me to see well-maintained, larger old homes converted into multiple units. Especially ones as gorgeously maintained as this one at 1321 Carroll Avenue. Legally this is considered a duplex, with the listing notes for the home describe it as having a 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit upstairs, with a 1 bedroom unit downstairs, along with a studio […]

1926 Whitmore Avenue

It’s a strange dilemma to live on a property where both the main home and guest home are similar in size (cozy) and aesthetic (modern). What does one do? Do you just live in both and pick which kitchen you want to have dinner in for the night? Do you rent one out? But then […]

1632 Cerro Gordo Street

Are you a member of a large urban family with a very particular set of beliefs? Do you have/want a large family? Have you almost reached “cult-like” status, but just need somewhere to set up shop? Your prayers (to who/whatever) have been answered. Welcome to 1632 Cerro Gordo Street. The listing is calling this home […]