Saturday, October 29, 2022

New: 167 Lincoln Square apartments rise near Mariano's, Ravenswood Metra


One of the new Ravenswood Residence buildings looking west on Lawrence Avenue in Lincoln Square. All photos Eric Rojas, Broker, Kale Realty 

The large apartment development at the corner of West Lawrence and North Wolcott in Lincoln Square has taken full shape.  I first wrote about the Chase Bank re-development plan back in 2016. You can see some photos of the original bank building at the link. The four story mixed-use buildings steps from the Ravenswood Metra and surrounding retail are better use than the old bank and surface parking lot. I was walking home from my own grocery shopping when I decided to check back in on the project.

The two four story buildings compromise studio, one and two bedrooms apartment rentals.  

According to Harlem and Irving Companies web site the finished development will feature 167 units.

"Located at 4733 N. Wolcott Ave., The Raven Residences (opening Fall 2022) will feature (two) four-story stylish brick facade buildings. The eastern building fronting Ravenswood will feature 55 luxury studio one-bedroom apartments. The western building will be comprised of 112 opulent studios, one-bedroom units, and two-bedroom units."

You can view the site plan HERE

The new (smaller) Chase Bank branch just to the east has been open for several years ahead of the residential development. The Ravenswood Metra station also sits just west of the development.

Lincoln Square rental apartments

Other nearby newer construction rental apartments have rented quickly for hefty prices.  The 1900 W Lawrence building (Sears redevelopment) has had two bedrooms, two bathrooms rental units lease for $2,500- $3,200 per month over the last 6 months. 

-The highest priced one bedroom rented in the last six months is $2,300/ month at 4540 N Ravenswood.

-The highest rental price achieved in the last 6 months for a two bedrooms, two bathrooms rental apartment is $3,325 at 4700 N Western Ave.

-The highest priced apartment rental  in the last six months is $4,950 at 4540 N Ravenswood, Unit 8, Chicago IL 60640

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