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840 West Lill Avenue, Chicago, IL – $1,195,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,977 Sqft
  • .07 Acres
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,977 Sqft
  • .07 Acres

840 West Lill Avenue

Historic elegance meets modern comfort in the heart of Lincoln Park. Welcome to one of Lincoln Park's original gems, a stately farmhouse built in 1860, seamlessly blending historical charm with contemporary living. Nestled on a 25x125 lot, this distinctive home boasts a versatile layout with a 3 bed/2 bath main residence spread over two floors, complemented by a separate 2 bed/1 bath in-law unit at the rear. The in-law suite provides an ideal space for guests or rental income, and can be effortlessly reincorporated into the main house for expanded family living. Situated in one of Chicago's most sought-after neighborhoods, this property is a lucrative investment opportunity. With RT-4 zoning in an area where new construction homes sell for over $3.5 million, the potential for appreciation is exceptional. Experience the best of Lincoln Park, with its vibrant restaurants, chic boutiques, and the serene lake shore, all within walking distance. Plus, the property lies within the coveted Lincoln Park school district, adding to its appeal for families. Embrace the opportunity to own a piece of Chicago's history, beautifully preserved and poised for modern living. This Lincoln Park farmhouse is more than a home; it's a legacy waiting for its next chapter with you.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #11928028
  • Price$1,195,000
  • Taxes$19,400
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage2,977
  • Acres0.07
  • Year Built1860
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address840 West Lill Avenue
  • AreaCHI - Lincoln Park
  • CityChicago
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60614


  • # of Garages2


  • HeatingNatural Gas, Forced Air
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • Has BasementYes
  • BasementNone
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces1
  • Stories2 Stories


Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)


  • ExteriorFrame

School Information

  • District299
  • ElementaryAlcott Elementary School
  • HighLincoln Park High School

Additional Information

  • Days on Market26

Listing Details

  • OfficeCentury 21 S.G.R., Inc.
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Price Change History for 840 West Lill Avenue, Chicago, IL (MLS® #11928028)

Date Details Change
Status Changed from Price Change to Active
Status Changed from Active to Price Change
Price Reduced from $1,249,900 to $1,195,000 $54,900 (4.39%)
Status Changed from New to Active

Century 21 S.G.R., Inc..

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Listing information last updated on December 11th, 2023 at 12:08am CST.