2136 West Waveland Avenue

SOLD | $1,150,000


Welcome into this stately brick home on one of the most beautiful blocks in North Center.

This former two flat has been completely converted and is new from top to bottom. It features almost 4,000 sq. feet including five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a two car garage. ENJOY THE CHARM OF A 100+ YEAR OLD BRICK BUILDING WITH ALL OF TODAY’S AMENITIES: New Plumbing, Electrical, Insulation, Flood Control, Rear Addition, Garage, Floors, Walls, Windows, HVAC and more. White shaker style kitchen cabinets accent the Carrera marble counters and luxury Viking, Bosch, and KitchenAid Pro appliances. Entertain with formal dining but relax in your family room that flows from the kitchen to the spacious back yard and deck. The master bath boasts a standup shower and soaking tub with heated floors, Carrera counters and gorgeous tile. Two laundry rooms and lots of storage make it practical for busy lifestyles. Roscoe Village, North Center, Lakeview, Brown Line! Award winning Bell School!

  • 5 beds
  • 3 1/2 bath
  • 3,863 square feet(1st floor 1,305 sq. feet, 2nd floor 1,305 sq. feet, basement 1,253 sq. feet) 
  • 2 car garage
  • Brick two-flat conversion to a single family home
  • Award-Winning Bell Elementary
  • Totally gutted with gorgeous new luxury finishes and systems throughout
  • Sold for $1,150,000
Bed Count 5
Bath Count 3.5
Garage 2
Lot Dimensions 25 x 125
Square footage 3,863 square feet (1st floor 1,305 sq. feet, 2nd floor 1,305 sq. feet, basement 1,253 sq. feet)
Exterior Brick front and sides with hardie board rear addition. Brick was spot tuckpointed, pressure washed. Rebuilt back deck.
Garage and Decks Hardie Board garage engineered for roof deck
Deck Pressure treated lumber – stained
Roof Resurfaced roof with new rubber. Warranties include – 15 years on material, 5 year from builder
Insulation Roll insulation in ceilings and spray insulation throughout rest of home
Windows Newtec Windows, 3 year warranty
Electrical All new electrical with 200 amp service
Media Cat5, Cat6 and coaxial cable for tv connections
Appliances Viking Fridge & Cook top. Kitchenaid double oven, Bosch Dishwasher, Vissani Wine fridge & Beverage Center, Whirlpool washer and dryer, Panasonic microwave
Kitchen White 42″ shaker style cabinets, grey cabinet island, Carrara Marble counter tops
Fireplace Gas fireplace with gas log, includes 3 year warranty from Green Forest
Master Bath Heated floors, Marble tile, stand up shower and soaking tub
Second Bath Natural stone floors
Basement Bath Heated floors in lower bath + throughout basement hallway
Wetbar Lower cabinets with sink + beverage center, mother of pearl tile
Flooring New hardwood floors on main and second floors, carpeted basement
Plumbing Grohe, Pfister, Delta. All new water lines from the street to the home. 75 gallon water heater.
HVAC All new Rheem HVAC, dual zoned with Nest thermostat
Basement 8′ ceiling height, sump pump and ejector pump, backup battery, and drainage tiles with dimple board
Design Details Crown molding throughout first floor


Local Information:

2136 W Wavelandhas a Walk Score of 81. Most errands can be accomplished by foot, It is a .4 mile walk to the CTA Brown Line Addison stop. This home is in the North Center neighborhood.


Public Transportation:

Rail LInes:

  • Brown Line 0.4mi


Bus Lines:

  • 152 Addison 0.1 mi
  • 50 Damen 0.2 mi
  • 49 Western 0.3 mi
  • X49 Western Express 0.3 mi


Car Shares:

  • Zipcar: Hamilton/Cornelia 0.3 mi
  • I-GO: 3905 N. Lincoln 0.4 mi
  • Zipcar: Irving Park/Oakley 0.4 mi
  • I-GO: 1800 W. Berenice 0.5 mi


Bike Shares:

  • Divvy Station, Leavitt and Addison: 0.2 mi
  • Divvy Station, Waveland and Lincoln: 0.3 mi


Neighborhood Information:

Restaurants, Bars & Coffee

  • Revolver 0.2mi
  • Starbucks 0.3mi
  • Bartoli’s Pizza 0.3mi
  • Pete’s Pizza 0.3mi
  • Kick 0.3mi
  • Big Bricks 0.3mi
  • Namo Sushi & Thai 0.3mi
  • Martyrs’ 0.3mi
  • Mrs. Murphy & Sons Bistro 0.4mi
  • Brownstone 0.4mi
  • John’s Place 0.4mi
  • Piazza Bella Trattoria 0.4mi
  • Victory’s Banner 0.4mi
  • Hot Woks Cool Sushi 0.4mi
  • Turquoise 0.4mi
  • Jimmy Johns 0.4mi
  • Volo Wine Bar 0.4mi


Grocery Stores

  • Trader Joe’s 0.4mi
  • Mariano’s 0.5mi
  • Jewel-Osco 0.5mi
  • Paulina Market 0.6mi
  • Whole Foods 0.8mi



Public Transportation

CTA Commute Times:

Door to Door…

  • 33 min to Lincoln Park Zoo
  • 34 min to The Merchandise Mart
  • 36 min to Macy’s on State
  • 38 min to Willis Tower
  • 41 min to John Hancock Center
  • 42 min to Union Station
  • 43 min to O’Hare Airport
  • 65 min to Midway Airport


Elementary and High Schools

Bell Elementary School is award winning and offers a strong general education program, a Regional Gifted Center for Grades 1-8, and a specialized program for deaf students. Bell’s gifted program enables students to complete their elementary curriculum by 6th grade, and take high school-level classes in Grades 7 and 8. Bell also offers instruction in Chinese and American Sign Language.

Lake View High School is Chicago’s Premier Neighborhood High School where students explore their interests in preparation for college, career, and community commitment. As an Early College STEM School with a focus on preparing 21st century learners, students achieve mastery and earn college credit in AP and Dual Credit courses.



Pre-Renovation Exterior

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