Bucktown/Wicker Park Lofts For Sale
Once a working-class neighborhood surrounded by industry, Bucktown/Wicker Park real estate market began a tranformation in 1960s as artists looking for cheap rent began to take-up residence in old factories and commercial buildings. Today, Bucktown/Wicker Park lofts for sale remain exceedingly desirable among the city's young professionals and consummate urbanites who appreciate sophisticated living spaces in a prime location not far from the river, transit, and dozens of conveniences and attractions. Though they retain the sky-high ceilings and oversized windows common to loft-style residences, these Chicago homes for sale are far more than just converted factories, offering luxury amenities that can match some of the city's most luxurious condo towers.
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A Closer Look at Bucktown Lofts For Sale
Some Bucktown/Wicker Park lofts for sale have been purpose-built to match the original character of the neighborhood, while others represent complete, imaginitive rejuvenations of existing industrial buildings. Whatever their history, though, these homes typically occupy striking, red-brick buildings and feature sought-after design touches, such as unbelievably high ceilings, exposed duct-, timber-, and brickwork, and striking concrete or hardwood flooring. The open layouts of these lofts invite you to shape your living space to your needs, whether that involves allow each room to bleed into the next or creating privacy by installing walls or screens.
While their factory origins remain proudly on display, nothing has been compromised when it comes to comfort and access to modern amenities. It's not unusual to find Bucktown lofts for sale that include gourmet kitchens, wood-burning fireplaces, and private balconies. In order to compete with traditional condo buildings, residents are provided with access to amenities like heated underground parking, rooftop decks offering 360° views, and bike rooms. Some of the most popular loft-style buildings in Bucktown/Wicker Park include:
- Acme Lofts, 2201 West Wabansia Avenue
- Clocktower Lofts, 2300 West Wabansia Avenue
- Buck City Lofts, 1740 North Maplewood Avenue
- 1750 North Wolcott Avenue
- 1737 North Paulina Street
- 1670 North Claremont Avenue
Living in Bucktown/Wicker Park
Life in Wicker Park and Bucktown is all about tremendous Walk Scores that make it quick and easy to take care of your daily needs or have a little fun. Residents of Bucktown real estate benefit from access to dozens of local grocers and bodegas, excellent bars and restaurants along N Milwaukee Avenue, and tons of theaters and art galleries to keep you cultured, including local landmarks like the Flatiron Arts Building and Corbett vs. Dempsey. Bucktown is also home to Holstein Park, a small community park that contains playgrounds, basketball courts, and a swimming pool that is criminally underutilized (but don't tell anyone!).
Should you wish to go farther afield, all Bucktown/Wicker Park lofts for sale are perfectly poised to take advantage of everything that Chicago has to offer. Bucktown is served by public transit that will take you Downtown in less than twenty minutes, and getting on the I-90 is an extremely convenient way to visit the rest of the city's attractions. Living in Bucktown/Wicker Parkputs you close to other great neighborhoods too, like Lincoln Park, Old Town, and Near North Side.
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