3BD 2BA Modern Vintage Greystone

Apartment - Entire home/apt · West Newport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657, United States
Henry

Location, Location, Location!
Newport between Halsted & Clark
New to airbnb is my classic vintage Chicago greystone with modern amenities on a historically landmarked street in the Lake View/Boystown neighborhood.

Your host, Henry
31 Reviews
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

Location, Location, Location!
Newport between Halsted & Clark
New to airbnb is my classic vintage Chicago greystone with modern amenities on a historically landmarked street in the Lake View/Boystown neighborhood.

The Space

We are in a turn of the previous century, restored Lake View vintage greystone house located on a quiet tree-lined residential street tucked between the bustle of Wrigleyville and Boystown. Walk to all local amenities, transportation, the beach, shops, cafes, restaurants and nightlife. Three double bedrooms and two marble full baths make this completely modernized living space perfect for 2-6 people.

Guest Access

Basic kitchen for light meals and snacks that functions well (email hidden)
Guest controlled high efficiency central air conditioning and natural gas forced air furnace heating
Wifi
Washer/Dryer

Interaction with Guests

Upon arrival you can expect an initial greeting, key exchange and introduction to the space and surrounding area. Other than responding to your requests, guests can expect minimal contact from me.

The Neighborhood

I love that Chicago landmarked this block of Newport Avenue to preserve its architectural significance as representative of high quality working class dwellings completed in the 1890's. Today, Newport Avenue and its big city surroundings are a vibrant example of what a diverse community of many cultures can be.

My staff and I are happy to make suggestions and use our resources to help you find what you're looking for to make your stay informed and memorable.

Getting around

Excellent point for public transportation of all kinds: by foot, DIVY bike share, zip car, bus, el train, taxi, lyft.

There is street parking available and overnight passes available. There are also several paid parking lots in the area.

From O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Newport Avenue:
Public transportation on CTA Blue line train with bus connection at Belmont Avenue to Halsted stop. Travel time: 1 hour 22 minutes
Cost: Under 10 USD fare.

Taxi travel time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Cost: 35-40 USD fare + tip

From Midway Airport (MDW) to Newport Avenue:

Public transportation CTA Orange line train to Roosevelt Red line to Addison stop.
Travel time: 1 hour 8 minutes
Cost: 5 USD fare

Taxi travel time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Cost: 35-40 USD fare + tip

Other Things to Note

All within walking distance: Whole Foods, 7-11, Starbucks, Caribou Coffee, Einsteins Bagels, Sidetrack, Steamworks, cheap late night tacos, Chicago Diner, Wood, HB, Berlin, pingpong, Lake Michigan park, Rocks Bar & Grill, Smart Bar, Wrigley Field, Unabriged Books, The Laugh Factory, many taxis and public transportation to Uptown or the downtown loop.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Security Deposit: $100
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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  • The apartment was fantastic. Great location just blocks from wrigley field and close to the subway. Henry was an incredibly nice host. Modern kitchen and clean throughout. Definitely recommend to everyone!

    June 2014
  • Had a great time, beautiful place.
    Great host!

    June 2014
  • This is a fantastic house in a lovely neighborhood with lots of shops and restaurants in easy walking distance. The house was immaculate and very, very attractive.

    June 2014
  • Henry was a good host, contacting us on the day of our arrival and meeting us personally to make sure we had everything we needed. The flat was extremely clean, and the pictures are very accurate. The building is located on a beautiful residential street in a great neighborhood. Kitchen dish supply was sparse, but functional.

    June 2014
  • Had a great experience using airbnb! Henry's place was very nice and comfortable. Lots of nice touches. It's in a great location, close to restaurants, Wrigley stadium and subways stations. I would definitely stay here again! Thanks henry

    June 2014
  • We had a great time in this wonderful apartment. 3 lovely bedrooms, a nice and well appointed kitchen in a nice neighborhood and everything was very clean. Henry is a GREAT host and was always very helpful and supportive! We´ll come back :)

    June 2014
  • Henry was a great host. Communicated very well. He was very nice and the home is better than expected. Extremely clean and warm. Neighborhood is beautiful and has so much to do within walking distance. We would definitely stay there again.

    May 2014
  • Henry was a great and accommodating host. His apartment is in a perfect location to explore city.

    May 2014
  • My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Henry's place. It was super super clean, extremely comfortable and had the coolest decorative touches. Having three bedrooms and two bathrooms for our party of five was perfect. The living room (with the buck!) was a great hangout spot at the end of our nights out. We also loved the kitchen.

    The apartment is a short walk from Addison and Belmont on the Red Line. There are lots of fun bars, good restaurants and conveniences in the area. The apartment is somewhat tucked away and is on a quiet street while still being close (email hidden)ly nightlife atmosphere.

    As a host, Henry is welcoming, accommodating, professional and was easily reached before and during our visit. I highly recommend him and his beautiful apartment for anyone looking for accommodations in Chicago.

    May 2014
  • We had a wonderful experience stayng at this condo, The home was spotless, very comfortable and super convienent to DePaul University. Henry, the host, was extemely responsive. He exceeded our expectations. He is a super nice guy. This was my first experience with airbnb and it was a GREAT one.

    May 2014
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Howdy, My name is Henry. I'm a longtime Chicago resident and local restauranteur in the Lakeview neighborhood. I recently started a boutique hotel in a historically preserved 3-flat on Newport Avenue nearby where I live. Most people would say I'm easy-going personally but enthusiastic when it comes to hospitality. Since I'm brand new, my focus at the Newport Inn will be about making your experience relaxing, simple and spotless. I think airbnb is going to be a great way to meet guests and friends.
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