This Week’s Loft Selections in the Historic Printer’s Row

The heart of Printer’s Row, near the South Loop between Congress and Polk along Dearborn, was the printing center of the Midwest beginning in 1885. Later, in the 1970’s, developers starting working on converting those huge printing warehouses into beautiful loft condos.

Now it’s a modern, eclectic residential neighborhood with a wonderful mixture of historic architecture, museums, Arts schools, chic restaurants and quaint streets. Do you want to make your next home in this wonderful neighborhood? The loft spaces here are unrivaled! Check out a couple of our new listings below!

Market Square Lofts
161 West Harrison Street Unit: 601

Price: $359,900
Bedrooms: 2
Full Baths: 2
Size: 1,500 square feet
161 W. HarrisonBuilt in 1920, Market Square Lofts began construction in 1905. With 12 stories, it was actually considered a high rise at the time. The building has a wide array of amenities including an indoor garage, a doorman, an elevator, storage space, central air and a laundry room on the first floor. Market Square Lofts are in a cool urban location near world class restaurants, the business district, expressways and the lakefront.

Unit 601 is a bright, New York style loft. It has an open entertaining space with incredible urban architectural views through gigantic windows. Both of the bedrooms are ensuite, and the master bedroom has a sumptuous master bathroom with a soaking tub. The chef’s kitchen comes with all stainless steel appliances, including an oven/range, a dishwasher, a high-end refrigerator, a disposal and even a spicy eating area and breakfast bar. Other features of this loft include a gas fireplace, an in-unit washer/dryer and scads of storage. This is a prime unit at a great price!

Manhattan Building
431 South Dearborn Street Unit: 1503

Price: $425,000
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 2
Size: 2,250 square feet

431 S. Dearborn #1503The historic Manhattan Building was completed in 1891 by architect William LeBaron Jenney and was the first skyscraper to reach a height of 16 stories. Half a block north of Congress Pkwy., the Manhattan Building is in a convenient location just steps from the el train, the Harold Washington Library and the lakefront. Some of the amenities you can expect in this building are daytime doorman service, a bike room, a laundry room on the first floor and storage space.

Unit 1503 is beautiful and sizeable with four bedrooms, two of which are currently being used as offices. Being on the 15th floor really affords great views of the city. The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, a double oven a microwave and a dishwasher. Other added benefits of Unit 1503 are hardwood floors, an in-unit washer/dryer and a fireplace. Schedule a tour with me now!


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