Historic House Listings

Pink and White house, or as I like to call it, “talk amongst yourselves house” ca 1894. $160,000

September 23, 2018

So, this house is pink and white, or is it white and pink? It was purchased in the 1980’s to be a bed and breakfast. Just talk amongst yourselves about it. 🙂 Built in 1894 in Chicago, Illinois. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,667 square feet. $290,000 New price: $160,000

From the Zillow listing:


Yes, finally, it is the Pink and White House — Beautiful Victorian 2 story single family Colonial, 5 bdrm residence on oversize corner lot. This pink and white house needs a new roof as well as some rehab but please don’t overlook its open wrap around porch, french original finishes, rosette moldings, 2 interior stairways and southern charm. The beautiful grandeur exterior expresses magnificent style and curb appeal. Note: INVESTORS, prop was intended to be a bed and breakfast before it was purchased in 1986 by the family. This R4 General Residence District would make an excellent AirB&B or bed and breakfast — A real money maker or your own personal palace. See this beauty by appt only. PREFER SHOWINGS SUNDAY BETWEEN 12:00 AND 2:00 P.M. ONLY. SOLD AS IS.

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