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Essex Realty Group Brokers the Sale of a Landmark Multi-Family Building in Evanston, IL

June 7, 2017 10:41 AM

The Churchview Apartments located at 1450-56 Oak Avenue in Evanston, Illinois is a magnificent vintage courtyard building that has been owned by Chicago’s iconic Baird Family (of Baird & Warner) for more than 50 years. The Churchview Apartments consists of twenty-eight (28) apartments comprised of seven (7) 1Bd/1Ba, nine (9) 2Bd/ 1Ba, three (3) 2Bd/2Ba, and nine (9) 3Bd/2ba apartments. In addition, there are six (6) outdoor parking spaces. The units boast large floorplans, separate dining areas, and vintage charm, including crown molding, wood trim, and generous closet space.

The property is perfectly situated less than one half mile from the Dempster & Davis Purple Line CTA Station that provides access to Chicago’s downtown. It is also ideally located less than two blocks from Evanston’s downtown area, three-quarters of a mile from Northwestern University Campus, and approximately one mile from Lake Michigan.

The sale price was approximately $6,450,000.

Matt Welke, Doug Imber and Kate Varde represented the seller and Doug Fisher represented the buyer on the transaction.

Additionally, the sellers were represented by the legal team of Austin Hirsch and Steve Miller of Reed Smith LLP.


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