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Chicago Cheat Sheet: Robbie Gould home sale could dash Bears fans’ hopes…& more

Robbie Gould and 22394 North Prairie Lane (Credit: Zillow)

Robbie Gould and 22394 North Prairie Lane (Credit: Zillow)

Former Bears great Gould sells north suburban home

Former Bears kicker Robbie Gould sold his north suburban home, just as Bears fans were hoping the team’s all-time scorer would be coming back to the team. Gould and his wife, Lauren, bought the house for $1.2 million in 2009, in the middle of his 11-season tenure with the Bears. They listed it in 2018 for $1.3 million and cut the asking price to less than $1.2 million in February. It sold last week for $1 million. Dina Lissner of Compass had the listing. Gould, now on the San Francisco 49ers, has been holding out from the team and demanding a trade. [Chicago Tribune]

River North condo hits the market asking $5M

A local cardiologist and his wife are looking to sell their River North condo for $5 million. David and Jill Stein are selling the 4,200-square-foot unit on the 55th floor of 55 East Erie Street. The three-bedroom home with three terraces is being offered as a pocket listing with Jennifer Ames of Engel & Volkers. [Crain’s]

Arlington Heights row house project could skip out on affordable units

Arlington Heights village officials recommended the developer of new row houses on an empty block downtown be allowed to pay a fee in lieu of including affordable housing units in the project. The 16-unit “Sigwalt 16” project on Sigwalt Street between Chestnut and Highland avenues would have units priced between $600,000 and $800,000, and officials argued it would not be possible for units to be offered at an affordable price. The developer instead will pay $120,000 to the village. [Daily Herald]

Puerto Rican community center nears demolition in Humboldt Park

A nonprofit has been cleared to tear down a Puerto Rican community center in Humboldt Park to make way for affordable housing. Hispanic Housing Development Corporation bought the La Casa Puertorriquena at 1237 North California Avenue from the Puerto Rican Parade Committee of Chicago for about $1 million in January. The developer has said it plans to convert the site into affordable apartments for families and seniors. [Block Club]

Developer proposes luxury apartment in St. Charles

A St. Charles developer wants to build 66 luxury apartments on the east side of the village. 3KB Enterprises, led by Viktor Kovtunovich, is planning two buildings with 24 units and one with 18 in the Pheasant Run Crossing subdivision. The development would feature a mix of one- and two-bedrooms and be marketed to young renters. 3KB is seeking a zoning change to allow multifamily development on the site. [Daily Herald]

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