$2,396,140 Trulia Estimate
1234 E 56th St
Chicago, IL 60637 (Hyde Park)
Off Market · Public Record
$2,396,140 Trulia Estimate

1234 E 56th St Chicago, IL 60637

(Hyde Park)
  • 7 beds
  • 3.5 baths
  • 4,095 sqft
  • 7,500 sqft lot size
  • Townhouse
  • See the local terrain and how close this home is to parks and main streets.

    View More

  • Take a virtual walk around the neighborhood.

    View More

  • Lowest crime relative to the rest of Cook county.

    View More

  • 83 Elementary Schools

    78 Middle Schools

    20 High Schools

    View More

Property Details for 1234 E 56th St


This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from September 04, 2013
This exquisite home is on a double lot in Hyde Parks Professors Row. Located on the edge of the University of Chicago campus and close to the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, this home offers gracious living and outdoor space. There is approximately 6,300 square feet of living space on four levels (including a finished basement), plus a large 2-story attic. All of the six bedrooms are upstairs, including a master suite with sitting/dressing room. All five baths (3 full and 2 half) have been renovated. An oasis in the city, the large fenced backyard includes a deck off the kitch...en, a stone terrace, and extensive green space perfect for recreation or childrens play.Built in the early 1900s, this home offers a seamless blend of Old World craftsmanship and 21st century renovation. Highlights include the original front doors, a paneled staircase with carved handrail, hardwood floors, period light fixtures, and wood-burning fireplaces. The homes infrastructure, including the electric, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and windows, have all been updated. In addition, the kitchen and butlers pantry are new, the baths have been remodeled, and additional millwork was added. The 1200 block of 56th Street is among the most desirable locations in Hyde Park. It is conveniently close to the University of Chicago, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, and the Ancona School campuses, and has been home to a US Senator, a federal judge, and numerous high-level school administrators and professors. The seller will pay for one year of leased outdoor parking for one car. Parking is readily available on the street, and there are numerous leased garage and valet options nearby.If you think this home might be right for you, please call or email us. We are standing by to answer your questions or schedule a time for you to walk through with a member of our team.
Show more

1234 E 56th St Public Records


Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 12/2016:
    • Row house (Residential)
    • 1 Partial Bathroom
    • Built In 1912
    • Exterior Walls: Masonry
    • Construction: Frame
    • Subdivision: OWNERS RESUB OF FRANK J MILLERS SUB OF
    • 7 Bedrooms
    • 4,095 sqft
    • Stories: 3 story with attic and basement
    • Roof: Slate
    • Basement: Unfinished Basement
    • County: Cook
    • 3 Bathrooms
    • Lot Size: 7,500 sqft
    • A/C: Central
    • 1 Unit
    • Fireplace
    • Tax Rate Code Area: 70001
See businesses, amenities, and crimes near this home

Affordability

Additional Costs For 1234 E 56th St


Property Taxes and Assessment of 1234 E 56th St


Land
Improvement
Total
$24,750
+
$191,532
=
$216,282
Year Tax Assessment Market
2015 $39,633 $216,282  N/A
Source: Public Records

Price History & Trends


Price History for 1234 E 56th St


Date Event Price Source Agents
04/02/2014 Sold view detail $2,185,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    04/02/2014
  • Contract Date
    03/11/2014
  • Sale Price
    $2,185,000
  • Price Type
    Sales Price or Transfer Tax rounded by county prior to computation. Varies by county.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $16,388
  • County Transfer Tax
    $1,093
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $2,185
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed
03/14/2014 Sold view detail $2,185,000 Agent Submission Agent Submission Jennifer Ames
  • Agent Reported Price
    $2,185,000
  • Seller's Agent
03/13/2014 Sold view detail $2,185,000 Agent Submission Agent Submission Gordon Munden
  • Agent Reported Price
    $2,185,000
  • Seller's Agent
09/19/2007 Sold view detail $1,765,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    09/19/2007
  • Contract Date
    08/21/2007
  • Sale Price
    $1,765,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $13,238
  • County Transfer Tax
    $883
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $1,765
  • Transaction Type
    Insured Non-Residential Grant Deed
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed
12/10/2004 Sold view detail $1,750,000 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    12/10/2004
  • Contract Date
    11/15/2004
  • Sale Price
    $1,750,000
  • Price Type
    Full amount computed from Transfer Tax or Excise Tax.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $13,125
  • County Transfer Tax
    $875
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $1,750
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed
10/09/1997 Sold view detail $493,333 Public records Public records  
  • Recording Date
    10/09/1997
  • Contract Date
    09/15/1997
  • Sale Price
    $493,333
  • Price Type
    Sales price computed from Transfer Tax. No indication whether tax was paid on full or partial consideration.
  • City Transfer Tax
    $5,550
  • County Transfer Tax
    $370
  • Total Transfer Tax
    $740
  • Transaction Type
    Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
  • Document Type
    Warranty Deed

Real Estate Trends in this area

Median sale price for all homes in this area $226,750 0% below listing price

Sold Homes near 1234 E 56th St


Address Distance Property Type Sold price Sold date Bed Bath Sqft
161 E Chicago Ave #48C, Chicago IL 7.24 Condo $2,995,000 06/01/17 - - -
189 E Lake Shore Dr #4W, Chicago IL 7.51 Condo $2,500,000 06/13/17 - - -
530 N Lake Shore Dr #805, Chicago IL 6.89 Condo $2,300,000 07/14/17 - - -
3055 W Warren Blvd, Chicago IL 8.25 Townhouse $2,898,000 04/17/17 4 2 2,120
65 E Monroe St #4626, Chicago IL 6.16 Condo $1,960,000 06/19/17 - - -
800 N Michigan Ave #4602, Chicago IL 7.32 Condo $2,925,000 05/26/17 - - -
125 S Western Ave #4, Chicago IL 7.56 Condo $2,892,000 05/18/17 - - -
1360 N State Pkwy, Chicago IL 8.07 Townhouse $2,200,000 03/23/17 5 2.5 3,162
180 E Pearson St, Chicago IL 7.34 Condo $3,100,000 07/14/17 - - -
132 E Delaware Pl #4902, Chicago IL 7.49 Condo $1,999,000 06/25/17 - - -