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2242 N Bissell Street

$830,000 2242 N Bissell Street, Chicago, IL 60614
Spacious and bright, all brick Lincoln Park Row House in A+ location with rarely offered four large bedrooms all on second level plus covered parking! Enter through stunning leaded glass, double door front entry into vestibule perfect for storing strollers and scooters. Pretty stained glass windows & woodwork with 11' ceilings throughout, large double-parlor living rooms w/herringbone hardwood floors, 3 sets of pocket doors, stunning original plaster crown molding, 3 beautiful marble fireplaces, wood shutters & ornate original plaster ceiling medallions in 7 rooms! Bright eat-in kitchen w/white cabinets, quartz countertops, gold faucet and pulls, stainless steel appliances, two large windows allowing an abundance of light plus a back staircase. Kitchen updated to include white Calacatta Vagli quartz, gray arabesque backsplash, stainless 5-burner range, new dishwasher, large under mount stainless sink and starburst chandelier. Separate dining room with built in china cabinet for storage. Upstairs, 4 large bedrooms including a humongous primary bedroom with room to add an en-suite if desired, plus 3 more well appointed bedrooms with ample, deep closets (bedroom 2 has floor to ceiling built-in shelving for more storage), full bath redone with double sinks, soaking tub, marble floor & subway tile plus two skylights. Custom sound abatement windows recently installed by Soundproof Chicago to sides and back of house (12 total) in 2019. Many improvements from 2013-2021 including complete tear off roof (2015), Tuckpointing and rebuild of parapet wall (2020), new gutters, plumbing improvements throughout house, wood moldings, wallpaper/paint and many light fixtures. Large, dry basement has good ceiling height, exterior access in front and back, could be refinished for rental or air bnb. Metal Carport behind home allows for safe parking with gated fencing and fresh gravel done in 2020. This home is surrounded by numerous parks & playgrounds and the best schools in the city - all walking distance within minutes. Quick walk to Oscar Mayer Magnet Elementary, Park West Cooperative, LPHS, Oz Park, Homeslice, Whole Foods, Fullerton L stop, Cacciatore stadium, Wish field, Lake front and LP Zoo. So many improvements while keeping the integrity of this beautiful and classic, move in ready 1886 Victorian home. Truly the most space in the area you will find at this price point, in the BEST part of central Lincoln Park!
  • Sold
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1886
    Year Built
  • 2,448 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,448 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.041 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 11068287
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1886
  • Architecture Styles: Victorian
  • Elementary School:Oscar Mayer Elementary School
  • Middle School: Oscar Mayer Elementary School
  • High School: Lincoln Park High School
  • School District: 299


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: In Unit, Sink
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
  • Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Range Hood
  • Other Interior Features: Skylight(s), Hardwood Floors

Exterior & Building

  • Water Source: Lake Michigan, Public
  • Parking: Off Alley, Alley Access
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • HOA Amenities: Park, Tennis Court(s), Curbs, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved, Other
  • Other Exterior Features: Brick Paver Patio


  • Sales Price: $830,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $17,775

2242 N Bissell Street

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