5545 S Woodlawn Ave

Chicago, IL 60637 View Map $1,400,000 Ask a Question
5545 S Woodlawn Ave Chicago, IL 60637 | MLS 11674775 Photo 1
5545 S Woodlawn Ave Chicago, IL 60637 | MLS 11674775 Map
Tim Stassi

Tim Stassi

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Detached Single
MLS #:11674775
Sq. Feet:3,100
Date Sold:1/12/2023
Lot Size:0.16 Acres
Opportunities like this don't come very often! This historical masterpiece is ready for its new owners and design. This truly is the opportunity of a lifetime. Create your dream home with this amazingly built piece of history. Built in 1910, owned by the same family for over 80 years. In the most prime location of Hyde Park, 5545 S Woodlawn has hosted some of the most famous people in history. From Enrico Fermi to authors Saul Bellow and Norman Maclean, to University President Robert Maynard Hutchins, and so many more. This massive 4 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath has so much opportunity. Original hardwood, woodwork, doors, and untouched layout. Main floor grand entrance allows you to feel the history rushing towards you. Both main floor and 2nd floor offer 10ft ceilings. Main floor front room can be a great office. 3rd floor attic can be dormer into another level of living. Full basement can be converted into an English basement, with current plumbing for a bathroom. Gigantic yard leads you to a newer 3 car garage. If you want history, location, and super close to the University and the Hospital, and all that Hyde Park offers, this is your next project. Home sold As-Is.

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Community Information

Address:5545 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
Area:Hyde Park
School District:299
Township:Hyde Park
Zip Code:60637


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:1910
Exterior Construction Type: Brick
Age Range: 100+ Years
Type Detached: 2 Stories
Roof: Asphalt
Basement: Unfinished
Basement Type: Full
Garage Type: Detached
Attached Garage: Yes
Garage Ownership: Owned
Parking: Garage

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Hardwood Floors, Built-in Features, Walk-In Closet(s), Ceiling - 10 Foot, Coffered Ceiling(s), Historic/Period Mlwk, Beamed Ceilings
Fireplaces Total: 1
Rooms: Office, Attic, Bonus Room, Foyer
Cars: 3
Garage Spaces: 3
Heat Source / Type: Natural Gas, Forced Air
Fireplace(s): Living Room
Total Rooms:10

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.16 Acres
Lot Dimensions:Less Than .25 Acre
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Lake Michigan
Transportation: School Bus Service, Commuter Bus, Interstate Access
Directions:E. 56th Street to north S. Woodlawn Avenue

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2020
Tax Annual Amount: $7,186.68
Ownership: Fee Simple



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