Rare Opportunity To Own A Unique Home In Historic Pilsen – $600,000 (SOLD)

1936 S. Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

1936 s racine ave chicago il 60608 exterior

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Rare opportunity to own a unique property in historic Pilsen. Vintage brick building, formerly a 2 flat that has been transformed into a 4,356 square feet, three bedroom, three bathroom single family home with a full 2nd floor master suite. Cook for 2 or 20 in the well-appointed kitchen, relax in the living area located just off of the kitchen/dining area. Breakfast room, full bathroom and an office are also featured on the main floor. The entire 2nd floor is a dramatic master suite. Gorgeous master bathroom features neutral marble tiles and glass sliding shower doors. Stunning Brazilian cherry hardwood floors throughout the main and 2nd levels. The above grade lower level boasts hardwood floors, 2 bedrooms, a family room, a full bathroom and a laundry room. Bonus room on the attic level that can be used as a game room, music room or an artist’s loft with outside access. Concrete parking pad for 2 cars or you can easily build a garage.

The east side of the Pilsen neighborhood along Halsted Street is one of Chicago’s largest art districts, and the neighborhood is also home to the National Museum of Mexican Art. St. Adalbert’s dominates the skyline with the opulence typical of churches in the Polish Cathedral style.

Enjoy walking to 18th street, which is the commercial district for Mexican restaurants and groceries. Located just 3 miles southwest of the Loop this neighborhood makes it easy to get around with or without a car. Public transportation and easy access to major expressways.

Living/Dining Area (21 x 40)

Brazilian cherry hardwood floors throughout the entire level.


Huge living area with extra large windows for sunlight to stream throughout the day.  Great place to relax while enjoying reading a book or watching TV.


As you enter the double wide front door you’ll appreciate the open floor plan.


The Brazilian cherry floors continue throughout this sitting area. Conveniently located next to the living and kitchen area where you can enjoy a glass of wine before dinner.



Kitchen (10 x 20)

Cherry cabinetry to compliment the Brazilian cherry floors. A Thermador range and Kitchenaid refrigerator and dishwasher are the featured appliances.


A large island for casual dining or prepping a large meal.


The space is endless throughout the main floor. The kitchen, dining and living rooms all flow together for a great entertainment space.


Dining Room

Dining room is adjacent to the kitchen and features the large windows throughout this area as well as the Brazilian cherry hardwood floors.


Breakfast Room (15 x 17)

Brazilian cherry floors and two large windows make this a perfect space to start your day. Conveniently located at the back of the main level.


Master Suite (21 x 50)

As you come up the stairs you’ll appreciate how the Brazilian cherry floors continue throughout the second level that is devoted to the master suite.  Walk into this grand space and you’ll quickly notice the large windows and sun streaming through.


This huge space features a sitting area and a coffee bar equipped with a sink, dishwasher and a beverage refrigerator.



You can see how wide open this whole master suite is along with the large windows that stream in tons of sunlight.


The huge bedroom area also features the Brazilian cherry floors throughout.


Who wouldn’t enjoy waking up in this room? The whole level is a pleasure to come home to.


Master Bathroom

Tastefully finished in neutral tones of marble which will make it easy to decorate in your own style. Heated floors will keep you warm in the winter.


Dressing Room

Large room located at the back of the master suite that can be used as a dressing room/walk in closet.  You decide!


Lower Level Family Room (21 x 15)

Lower level above grade family room. Hardwood floors and large windows make this a great place to relax.


Bedroom 2 (12 x 15)

Hardwood floors and a large wall closet with large windows make this room light and airy.


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Additional Features:

  • 4,356 Square Feet
  • Brazilian Cherry Hardwood Floors
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Marble Tile
  • Granite Countertops
  • Heated Bathroom Floor
  • Wet Bar
  • Property Taxes $5,190

Contact Information:

Please contact Gary Lucido at 312 738 0232 for a showing. Click here to see our other Chicago Area Homes for Sale.