659 West Cornelia Avenue, Unit 3, Chicago

SOLD | $385,000 | IN 5 DAYS for 98% of ASKING PRICE

Pristine Details & Generous Living Space in East Lakeview 

The second you walk in the door, this 2 bed, 2 bath home just feels good.  From the generous living space to the pristine details– it’s easy to feel the integrity of a once vintage property that has been modernized and meticulously maintained. Savor the warmth of a gas fireplace and enjoy the streaming sunlight through the plantation shutters of the sprawling front room. Entertaining is a breeze with an expansive formal dining room and spacious back deck, both adjacent to the kitchen. Private roof rights are included in the sale to build the deck of your dreams. Ensuite master bath with marble tile. Featuring crown molding, hardwood floors and plantation shutters. Amenities include washer and dryer in unit, central heat and air, a massive 22’x8’ private storage room, stainless GE Profile appliances and granite countertops. This association has strong reserves, proactively maintains the beautiful brick building and shares a gorgeously landscaped backyard. Under a canopy of trees, this home is perfectly positioned between Halsted & Broadway. Walk to the best of Lakeview’s dining, shopping, public transit, top rated Nettelhorst School, and the glorious Lakefront.

This flexible floor plan allows for multiple options to utilize the living, dining and family room areas so that it works best for your needs. Share the formal dining room with your second family room or add a dining table to the front room… the options are endless! Ask our team for expert suggestions.

Monthly Assessments: $225 (Includes: common area electric, building insurance, pest control, water, garbage pick-up, miscellaneous maintenance)

2017 Taxes: $7,590.64 

Schedule a showing today! Contact olivia@oliviaschicago.com and paul@oliviaschicago.com to learn more or to schedule a tour!

Olivia Carlson

Pristine Details & Generous Living Space in East Lakeview 

    • Two bed, two bath home
    • Gas fireplace, hardwood floors, crown molding & plantation shutters
    • Sprawling, flexible living & dining room areas
    • Beautifully maintained vintage brick building
    • Ensuite master bath with marble tile
    • GE Profile stainless steel appliances & granite countertops
    • In unit washer and dryer
    • Central heat and air
    • Large personal deck + private roof rights!
    • Massive 22’x8’ large private storage
    • Pet friendly
    • Proactive association with strong reserves
    • Landscaped common backyard
    • Walk to Lakeview’s dining, shopping, public transit, top rated Nettelhorst School & the glorious Lakefront

Monthly Assessment: $225 (includes: common area electric, building insurance, pest control, water, garbage pick-up, miscellaneous maintenance)

2017 Taxes: $7,590.64


Association Information:

  • Monthly assessment: $225 (Includes: common area electric, building insurance, pest control, water, garbage pick-up, miscellaneous maintenance)
  • No current special assessments
  • Strong self-managed association with $7,845 in reserves
  • Current occupancy includes 5 owners, 1 rental
  • Rental requires board consent; only one rental allowed at a time
  • Enormous 22’x8’ storage in basement; laundry in unit
  • No known lawsuits
  • No known building code violations
  • Pet-friendly

659 West Cornelia Avenue has a Walk Score of 93 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car. 659 West Cornelia Avenue is a 10 minute walk from the Red Line at the Addison-Red stop.

This location is in the Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Wenat Park, Evergreen Park and Waveland Park Tennis Courts.

Rail Lines:

  • Red Line 0.4 mi
  • Brown Line 0.6 mi
  • Purple Line 0.6 mi

Bus Lines:

  • 36 Broadway 0.1 mi
  • 152 Addison 0.1 mi
  • 8 Halsted 0.2 mi
  • 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Exit 0.2 mi
  • 135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express 0.2 mi
  • 151 Sheridan 0.2 mi

Car Shares:

  • Zipcar: Broadway/Mid-city 0.1 mi
  • Zipcar: Halsted/Addison 0.2 mi
  • Zipcar: Halsted/Newport 0.2 mi
  • Zipcar: 3450 N Lake Shore Drive 0.2 mi
  • Getaround: 2012 Acrua TSX 0.2 mi
  • Zipcar: 808 W Addison 0.2 mi

Bike Shares:

  • Divvy Station: Broadway & Cornelia 0.08 mi
  • Divvy Station: Halsted & Roscoe 0.3 mi

Neighborhood Information:


  • Si-Pie Pizzeria 0.05 mi
  • Wrigley BBQ 0.08 mi
  • Angelina Ristorante 0.08 mi
  • Rocks Lakeview 0.08 mi
  • Las Mananitas 0.1 mi
  • Lark 0.2 mi
  • Halsted’s Bar + Grill 0.2 mi
  • HB Home Bistro 0.2 mi
  • Esencia Urban Kitchen 0.2 mi
  • Wood 0.3 mi
  • mEAT Chicago 0.3 mi
  • Wakamono Sushi Bar 0.3 mi
  • Ping Pong 0.3 mi
  • Mia Francesca 0.4 mi
  • Hutch 0.4 mi
  • Ann Sathers 0.7 mi 

Grocery Stores

  • Jewel-Osco 0.06 mi
  • Whole Foods Market 0.2 mi
  • The New York Market 0.3 mi
  • Walmart Neighborhood Market 0.8 mi
  • Trader Joe’s 0.9 mi
  • Food Town 1.1 mi

Retail Shops

  • Gap 0.4 mi
  • Walgreens 0.4 mi
  • Target 0.5 mi
  • Marshalls 0.5 mi
  • Cubs Team Store 0.6 mi
  • Athleta 0.9 mi
  • Crew 0.9 mi
  • Anthropologie 0.9 mi

Coffee Shops

  • Lakeview Rewired Cafe 0.01 mi
  • Senem’s Coffee & Tea House 0.01 mi
  • Starbucks 0.04 mi
  • The Flower Flat 0.1 mi
  • Peet’s Coffee 0.2 mi
  • Allegro Coffee Company 0.2 mi


  • CrossTown Fitness – Lakeview 0.2 mi
  • Orangetheory Fitness 0.4 mi
  • Lakeview Athletic Club 0.4 mi
  • Fitness 19 0.9 mi
  • LA Fitness 0.9 mi
  • Lincoln Park Athletic Club 1.0 mi
  • Uptown Fitness 1.1 mi

Public Transportation (info from google maps)

CTA Commute Times:

Door to Door…

  • 18 min to Lincoln Park Zoo
  • 18 min to John Hancock Center
  • 26 min to Macy’s on State
  • 31 min to The Merchandise Mart
  • 37 min to Willis Tower
  • 42 min to Union Station
  • 62 min to O’Hare Airport
  • 66 min to Midway Airport


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