Chicago Bungalows are still a value!

Chicago Bungalow in Albany Park neighborhood

Not only are they historically significant, charming, and efficient…

Bungalows are a terrific single family option at an affordable price with tremendous tax savings opportunities!


Chicago Bungalows are available for under $200,000 – for the price of a condo, you can have

  • total control of your property’s improvements,
  • land, and
  • greater privacy – no shared walls.


  • Energy Savers – get help lowering your gas and electric bills with EnergySavers Program
  • Retrofit Chicago – programs for greater energy efficiency through Impact Illinois, ComEd, and Peoples’ Gas
  • Property Tax Savings – rehab your home in an historic district and apply for property tax assessment freeze!

Chicago Bungalow Interior - From Historic Chicago Bungalow Initiative


  • Vintage homes built in the early 1900’s
  • Great historic details are often found – stained glass windows, wood floors. mouldings, and often beam ceilings
  • historic bungalow neighborhoods are fabulous variations on a theme!


5255St Louis$525,000431364$4,521.00251335X125X34X125
4416Mozart$499,000118632$6,367.50028 X 122 X 29 X 122
5942Talman$387,750263742$2,829.06200030 X 125
2837Greenleaf$299,0003842.1$5,165.00031 X 125
5024Troy$199,9001522$3,507.13210033 X 126



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Links: American Bungalow magazine; shows pictures of bungalows all over the country. articles and images from The Craftsman magazine, 1916. an essay on craftsman bungalows. how to identify a craftsman-style home; information about Gustav Stickley. products for home restoration projects. a company that designs “new old homes.” another company that makes homes in classic bungalow designs, with schematics of some of those designs.

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