Lincoln Park Condo Building First Time Home Buyers Should Consider

Posted by Leo Clark. on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at 9:33am.

If you're a first time home buyer looking for a condo in Lincoln Park, there are lots of different possibilities to consider. So to help get your search started, we've highlighted 4 unique buildings in the Lincoln Park neighborhood that might be a perfect fit, both in terms of lifestyle AND budget.

2600 N. Southport

2600 N. Southport is an awe-inspiring brick facade condo building  in an unbeatable location. The property is close to all that Lincoln Park and the Southport Corridor have to offer, including transit, fine dining, entertainment, shopping, theater, green parks, and so much more! The property built in 1978 has only 65 units varying in size which provides exclusivity and boutique style living at its finest.

345 W Fullerton

Located at 345 W Fullerton is a set of twin high-rise towers which offer sprawling views of Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan. The property is comprised of 216 units with a variety of size options including; studio units, one, two and three bedroom floor plans. In addition to versatility in size, the property offers a variety of amenities like; a 24-hour doorman, on-site management, laundry room, gym, bike storage, sundeck and dry cleaners in the building. Residents can easily stroll over to the lakefront or Lincoln Park and enjoy all the shopping and restaurants that line Clark St.

2650 N. Lakeview

2650 N. Lakeview is number 3 on the list of great Lincoln Park condos for a first time buyer. This residence is a 44-story high rise building that has 397 units.  This property is ideal for a buyer that desires maximum amenity value for their first time buyer buck. Owners here enjoy luxury amenities like an indoor pool, heated garage,  on-site dry cleaner, sauna, fitness center, 24-hour doorman, and this one of the only buildings in the area with a tennis court! There is also no need to worry about parking here as there are ample spaces for rent at affordable rates. If you're searching for a nice unit with luxury level amenities, this is one to check out!

2700 N. Hampden Court

Last but not least on the list is the condominium sitting at 2700 N. Hampden Court in Lincoln Park. This property is a high-rise building offering 1 and 2 bedroom units in a prime location just a few steps from nearby boutique shops, coffee shops, and unique local restaurants. Directly across from 2700 N Hampden, residents see the Frances Dewes Mansion which was built in 1896 on an over-sized 80 x 134 lot providing a unique neighboring aesthetic. 2700 is rich in location and also amenities. Residents love the bike room, door-man, coin laundry, gym, sundeck, and the awesome outdoor-pool.

2020 N. Lincoln Park West 

We love 2020 N. Lincoln Park West for first time home buyers for a wide-range of reasons. First, the building features a variety of floor plans, including plenty of studio and one-bedrooms that are perfect for entry-level condo buyers. Additionally, the building’s location is as good as it gets, and according to some sellers, the building is also financially solid, has all major projects completed, no special assessments, and reserves sitting at just over $4.4 million. 

2626 N. Lakeview 

Situated right across the street from Lincoln Park, 2626 N. Lakeview offers a walkable location,  strong views from most of the its units, and a collection of amenities that includes an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and sundeck, 24 hour door staff, a generously-sized hospitality room, a fitness center, bike storage, and on-site dry cleaning and management. In addition, the building doesn’t have a rental cap, enabling first-time condo buyers to transition their unit into an income property if and when the time comes to upgrade.

1660 N. LaSalle 

Situated just off the Old Town-Lincoln Park border, buyers will absolutely love calling 1660 N. LaSalle home. As a full-amenity building, you’ll find an incredible mix of lifestyle amenities at 1660 N. LaSalle, including an indoor swimming pool, an exercise facility, an amazing rooftop deck, guest parking, and extra storage space. And just like 2020 N. Lincoln Park West, there are no special assessments here and reserve es tally $8.5 million. 

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