Friday, October 15, 2010

4827 North Fairfield 1 Lincoln Square Condo

Large sunny light-filled 2bedroom 2bath Lincoln Square located at 4827 North Fairfield Avenue Unit 1, Chicago IL. This home features a large corner condo with jumbo living room & open kitchen. Large bedrooms with spacious master suite with organized closets. Oak floors. Newer windows. Central heat/air. In-unit laundry. Extra storage. Few blocks to Rockwell Brown Line. Next to Gross park and near Ronan river walk. Rear deck off kitchen. Ample street parking. Solid association.

A real gem worth seeing. for more information. 

Contact us for your appointment today. Gramata Realty Group Chicago, Illinois

Modern Bucktown Living 2321 W McLean Ave Chicago, IL

Welcome home to this renovated luxury single-family residence just off of the Armitage Avenue in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood.

This home is ready for the most discerning buyers who appreciate contemporary design with quality, value and location. Single-family masonry residence in the Bucktown community which features a modern multi-level home with a central open riser steel staircase and a three story tall atrium space with roof skylights allowing light to pour into the homes central core. Brazilian cherry hardwood floors on three levels. Large Great Room level includes custom cherry cabinets, granite tops and a back wall of windows letting the southern light pour into this primary living space. Full side by side laundry on this level too. Walk out french doors leads to one of the three outdoor deck spaces and landscaped yard including an outdoor pond with fountain and fenced yard with 2 car detached garage. Three bedrooms upstairs with two bedrooms and second bath on second level and large master suite steps above second level with a walk through organized closet system, large master sleeping area enough for an office or seating area and with walkout deck overlooking rear landscaped yard. Master bathroom includes a large twin whirlpool tub and walk-in shower with multi-head shower features. Dual vessel sinks with Philipe Starck fixtures.
Lots of privacy and separation yet everything is close and well laid out and proportioned. Another original superior quality design from the Gramata Development Corporation.
Great location near shopping, theater (3 blocks) the Metra (5 blocks) the Blue line El (one block) to downtown and airport, I-90 expressway (5 blocks) and public transportation (one block). Three blocks to Holstein Park with outdoor pool, courts, swing sets, activities for everyone. has rated this home a 95/100 “Walkers’ Paradise” because of its close proximity to restaurants, schools, parks, grocery stores and there are nine transportation options nearby including two train options making this home a commuters dream whether by car, bus or train. at 3531 N Bosworth Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Front foyer of 3531 N Bosworth Chicago, ILWelcome home to this renovated luxury single-family residence on the highly desirable Bosworth Avenue just off of the Southport Corridor in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.
This home is ready for the most discerning buyers who appreciate quality and value and of course location on this most desirable of Lakeview streets. Located on a 37 1/2 foot extra wide lot (and building), this jumbo solid masonry home is not your cookie cutter home. Oversized rooms flow together nicely and all fill with natural light. Quality finishes and updated systems awaits the buyer of this home. Formal living room and dining room with a fully renovated kitchen with huge adjoining great room and sunroom are great for the day to day living as well as when entertaining. Much of the original woodwork remains in this home however most of the major systems including the roof and mechanical systems have been improved in recent years making this home move-in ready.
The upper level includes a central sitting room with three bedrooms including the huge front room with side sitting room and closet. The master bedroom suite will not disappoint. Large room sizes and a completely renovated bathroom completed in 2010 again make this move-in ready to enjoy today! The lower level can remain a separate residence with its two additional bedrooms, full kitchen and large recreation room or an easy ‘no work’ conversion to a single-family residence. Could also be an in-law or au paur option too. has rated this home a 95/100 “Walkers’ Paradise” because of its close proximity to restaurants, schools, parks, grocery stores and there are thirteen transportation options nearby including three train options making this home a commuters dream whether by car, bus or train.

Gramata Realty Group Chicago, Illinois

Friday, July 23, 2010

Where Did Americans Move?

Forbes published this really great interactive map features which shows where Americans moved in 2008.

Pretty messy at times but a nice visual of what cities people are moving out of and where they are going!

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Old Town Featured Condo Broker Tour

Please visit us at our Open House July 13 from 11-1p next Tuesday! Anyone welcome.

Must see this Buyers and Agents!! Come visit this new featured 2 bed 2 bath with parking (listed at $389,000) inOld Town, Chicago, Illinois top floor two bedroom two bath corner condo for sale. Open House July 13 from 11-1. Phenomenal spacious top-floor southwest corner two bedroom two full bath featured condominium with private outdoor terrace and unlimited city and sunset views is now offered for sale in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. The large open living rooms/dining room offers ample space for any living arrangement. This leads to the private terrace with room for table, chairs and the grill while enjoying the breathtaking skyline views. The master suite includes a large walk-in closet with organizer system and full bathroom including walk-in shower and soaking tub. 

The building is part of a 2005 MCL Old Town Village Community including condos, townhomes and single-family homes in this private planned development. The quality construction includes all brick exterior with concrete floors and cinder blocks between residences for quiet living.  Assessments include the heat (gas) as well as water, snow removal and landscaping. One deeded garage parking space is included with this offer price with an easy direct access to the spot when entering the garage. 

The area amenities are too great to include but 24 hour Dominick’s Supermarket is across the street, bus stop right outside or the Red/Division stop is only three blocks away and the Purple/Brown lines close too! 10 minutes to downtown. Walk has ranked this location a 92/100 “Walkers’ Paradise”. ‘certified’ dog-friendly building too! The building reserves and association are solid. for more information

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Luxury Lincoln Park Home

Our Feautured Luxury Lincoln Park HomeWelcome to our next Lincoln Park Luxury Home being offered for sale in Chicago. Welcome home to this luxurious recently renovated single-family home on the tree-lined Montana Street just east of Sheffield and north of Fullerton in Chicago’s desirable Lincoln Park DePaul neighborhood. 

This residence offers three large upper-level bedrooms and three full baths with an additional main level powder room.  The residence offers a nice blend of modern and vintage detailing including the large formal front living room with wood burning fireplace, mantle and full height crown moulding and baseboard. There is also a formal separate dining room which flows into a galley kitchen space and eat-in breakfast area with ample light filling the space making it warm and inviting for daily living which leads to the enclosed rear yard for barbecues and lounging.

There is a new two-car detached two-level masonry garage with an oversized overhead door for any size vehicle and a large storage room on the second level. 

The upper (third) level also offers a 2009 renovated media/family room with Dolby surround sound, retractable movie screen for entertaining or just enjoying a movie, sports event or program. There is also a full wetbar and 2009 renovated full bathroom. In addition to the front media/family room there is a large outdoor rear deck to enjoy drinks and company after the movie ends. A great private unique Lincoln Park space to unwind. The entire home was recently improved with sound attenuation windows to significantly reduce the ambient street and train noises in the area. 
This home is ready for the most discerning buyers who appreciate quality and value and of course location on this most desirable of Lincoln Park streets. For more detailed information please visit our featured property website at today or email me today for a private showing. 
Jim Gramata
Broker Associate
Gramata Realty Group - @properties
1875 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Lakeview Dog-friendly Chicago Condo

Chicago's Featured Dog-friendly Condo 

This bright, sunny rarely available corner-unit dog-friendly condo with stunning panoramic views of the city skyline, surrounding neighborhoods, Wrigley Field and Lake Michigan. 

This split 3 bedroom 2 bath condo includes soaring 14 foot ceilings in the open and sunny living/dining room with hardwood floors and private balcony. This home also includes an updated kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances. In addition to the large master suite with walk-through organized closet and whirlpool tub this condo features a full size in-unit washer and dryer. Included in the price is an indoor heated garage parking space. Enjoy the rooftop deck with panoramic views of the city skyline and surrounding neighborhoods too.

Caribou Coffee and XSports Gym is in the main level retail space and Whole Foods Grocery Store is across the street. Also located just down the street is the YMCA with tons of activities & events for adults and kids. CTA buses abound. Paulina Station Brown line 2 blocks away. 

It’s the new heart of West Lakeview and there is always a buzz in the air right outside your front door.

Call Jim at 773-315-6103 send a text or email him at jim @

Search for more dog-friendly condos at today!

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Luxury Lincoln Park Living Featured Home

Welcome to Luxury Lincoln Park Living!

We welcome you to this featured quality luxury home for sale in the desirable Lincoln Park neighborhood on Chicago’s north side. The exquisite custom cabinetry and the highest quality woodwork and detailing are throughout the home including the solid Mahogany entry door, raised panel solid cherry doors, carved mantles, fluted columns and custom woodwork and built-ins. This luxury homes gracious layout offers tall floor to ceiling heights, large expansive windows, completely refinished hardwood floors on both the main and upper levels including each of the three upper bedrooms. There is also an expansive lower level recreational room and mud room with a fourth bedroom and full bathroom for guests or perfect for live-in au pair or nanny with a dedicated private lower level entrance.

For more information floor plans and more visit

This very high end home offers superior value and quality beginning with its newly built front porch with twin columns and covered roof and solid Mahogany exterior door which greets guests as they arrive. Once inside, guests will pause in the foyer and be welcomed to the formal front living room with fluted columns, crown moulding and hand-crafted mantle and wood burning fireplace. Your guests then are led through a tastefully designed fully customized office room including twin desks, large and functional desktops and cabinets offering a storage place for everything out of site when guests arrive. The next arched opening then leads to the formal dining room with pass-through wood burning fireplace flowing into an expansive chef's kitchen/family room with ample southern light filling the space making it warm and inviting for daily living. A swing door connects the butler’s pantry area to both the large working chef’s kitchen and dining rooms for serving family and guests who gather. 

This home also offers a second level with hardwood flooring thoughout, raised solid cherry doors and the same exquisite attention to details as on the main pubic level. The large rear master suite with spa-like stream shower and bath oasis en suite, walk out private terrace and wood burning fireplace are your private oasis. There are also two large bedrooms with ample storage, windows and light. The side by side laundry room is on this level as well for ease and convenience. As if that weren’t enough, a hall door leads to a stairwell from the hall leads upstairs to a massive full unfinished attic space which offers an extensive future renovation or expansion possibility should that meet your future needs.  This home has it all and is ready for the most discerning buyers who appreciate quality and value. 

Brought to you exclusively by the Gramata Realty Group and @properties. 

The Gramata Realty Group
Jim Gramata 
Broker Associate
1875 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Friday, March 19, 2010

Lincoln Park Condo under $300K!!! Ranch Triangle; 849 West Willow Chicago, IL 60614

liv rmThis absolutely spectacular two bedroom, one bath residence ground level condo boasts large combination living and dining room with value and location! This heart of ranch triangle Lincoln Park home looks out over landscaped garden & terrace oasis.

Tall ceilings & built in cabinets. Large open living & dining room with bonus office area. Newer bath. Hardwood floors and wood-burning fireplace. In-unit front load washer and dryer. Easy permit street parking. Red/Brown/Purple trains. Restaurants and shopping at Halsted, Armitage & Clybourn! 849 W Willow Chicago, IL 60614

This is a Dog-friendly residence!

Listen to Warren Buffett’s wisdom: “Don’t wait for the robins or spring will be over!”

Call today for your private showing. By appointment ONLY! Email or call Jim today.

Another residence exclusively marketed by

Jim Gramata
The Gramata Realty Group @properties

1875 N Damen Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois 60614

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Logan Square Open House February 6, 2010 11-1

Come to visit on your own or bring your real estate agent to see these brand new construction condominiums in the dynamic and affordable Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Saturday February 6th, 2010 from 11am to 1 pm or by appointment. '

We have immediate delivery condos and 60 day "build to suit" homes available in the Logan Station Phase II development just off of Logan Blvd in Logan Square. A huge improvement over Phase 1 if you've been there. Have you seen the activity and movement of your buyer clients pushing towards Logan Square? Why? More bang for your buck and a great walking neighborhood [Walk Score: 95/100 "Walkers' Paradise"].  If not, come discover the buzz and see for yourself. 

We are ready to deliver Jumbo 2bed/2 1/2 bath duplex, 3 bedroom/2 1/2 bath duplex and 3 bedroom + den/3 1/2 bath triplex condo options starting at $359,000 and ranging from 1,400sf to over 2,600sf!  Attached or detached garage and outdoor parking options available too.

Live/work clients? Multi-unit clients? You HAVE to contact me! I've got some amazing and unique options for your clients too!

I encourage you to set up an appointment to see these tastefully done, quality homes just off the boulevard on the quiet residential Willetts Court in Logan Square or for a preview go to (more photos coming).

Model now open and we are taking appointments. Click here for directions. 

More to come...

For more information contact Jim Gramata, from  - Bucktown, the exclusive marketing broker for the developer.