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Tower Lofts

1601 W SCHOOL - Lakeview Condo

About Tower Lofts

Located at 1601 W. School, vintage high-rise condo building in the popular Lakeview neighborhood offers a window to the past while providing some of the most comfortable and fashionable residences on Chicago's north side. The Tower Lofts offer authentic lofts with vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows and wide open spaces. The building was constructed in 1916 and served for decades as host to a Wieboldt's department store. Since the building's renovation and subsequent conversion for residential use, the building has been divided into 80 separate lofts.

The Tower Lofts development offers units in a number of different layouts. The various floorplans include anywhere from 1 to 3 bedrooms. Typically, the living rooms are 342 square feet, providing plenty of space to host a Super Bowl party or your child's sleep-over. Although, with second bedrooms being 132 square feet on average, your kids and their little buddies will have enough space to camp out on the floor in their own room if they want.

The units at 1601 W. School are quite spacious, but sometimes the penthouse itself isn't enough to keep your interest if you're not allowed to bring your beloved pet along to the new abode. Not to worry, this residential building welcomes the four-legged members of the family as well, so start packing up Fluffy's things and picking out the perfect new spot for that paw-print water bowl.

In addition to the building history and layout, you’re probably interested in learning about how much you should anticipate paying in taxes and monthly assessments. Well, the most recent research from homeowners in this sought-after Lakeview dwelling shows the average assessments cost $193 per month. And just to help potential residents-such as yourself-get a better idea of how real estate in this building is faring these days, we've compiled the latest data on the purchase history and current conditions for the Tower Lofts.

The price per square foot for property in the Tower Lofts is $301, and room the time it is listed to the time it sells, the standard length of time a unit in this building stays on the market is 80 days. Just to give you a ballpark figure on the typical price for a place here, a 1-bedroom most recently sold for $273,900 in August of 2007.

  • Neigborhood: Lakeview
  • Total Number of Units: 79
  • Year Built: 1916
  • Air Conditioning: CEN AIR
  • Exterior: BR, BL
  • Common Amenities: ELEVATOR, STORAGE, H
  • Garage: ATTACHED, 1CAR GAR,
  • Parking: OFF STREET
  • Pet Policy: CATS OK, DOGS OK
  • Close To A Bus Stop
  • Close To Public Parks
  • Close To A Dog Park
  • Has An Elevator

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    Schools In The Lakeview Area

    See grade levels, address, and scores for schools in the Lakeview area.

    School Type Grade Rating

    Brennemann Elementary School

    4251 North Clarendon Ave - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    7

    Alcott College Prep

    2625 N Orchard St - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-9
    9

    McPherson Elementary School

    4728 N Wolcott Ave - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    5

    Inter-American Elementary Magnet School

    851 West Waveland Ave - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    7

    Nettelhorst Elementary School

    3252 North Broadway St - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    7

    Prescott Elementary School

    1632 West Wrightwood Avenue - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    9

    Waters Elementary School

    4540 N. Campbell Ave - public

    Elementary - Middle K-8
    5

    Our Lady Of Lourdes

    4641 North Ashland Avenue - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Queen Of Angels Elementary School

    4520 North Western Avenue - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Lake View Academy

    716 West Addison Street - private

    Elementary - High n/a
    NR

    North Park Elementary School

    2017 West Montrose Avenue - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    St Josaphat School

    2245 North Southport Avenue - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Chicago Montessori

    1713 West Cullom Avenue - private

    Preschool - Elementary PK-2
    NR

    German International School Chicago

    1726 West Berteau Avenue - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Greenfields Academy

    3232 N. Elston Ave. - private

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    NR

    Burley Elementary School

    1630 West Barry Ave - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    9

    Coonley Elementary School

    4046 North Leavitt St - public

    Elementary - Middle K-8
    8

    Lincoln Elementary School

    615 West Kemper Place - public

    Elementary - Middle K-8
    10

    Linne Elementary School

    3221 North Sacramento Ave - public

    Preschool - Middle PK-8
    6

    Lane Technical High School

    2501 West Addison St - public

    Middle - High 7-12
    10

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