6042 West 55th Street

Chicago, IL 60638

1/2 Bath
1,214 Sq. Ft.
$247 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 6042 West 55th Street

MLS #10596068
Year Built1961
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeDetached Single
Lot Size-
Taxes$3,102.25 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyCook County

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Property Details for 6042 West 55th Street

CHI - Garfield Ridge
Fee Simple
Num Of Garage Spaces


A beautiful, extra large home with over 1,200 sq ft of great living space on each floor, in the heart of Garfield Ridge! The first floor offers 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, gleaming hardwood floors and a large eat-in kitchen. Newly finished full basement! New roof! Noise abatement windows! Freshly painted! Battery backup system for the sump pump. With added spray foam insulation, this home is now considered "green" and was recently awarded the "Illinois Home Performance with Energy Star" certificate=... Save money heating your home! Sustainable living in an updated space. Backyard has elegant landscaping so you can enjoy your summer nights! Enjoy your summer nights in the backyard with an elegant patio with pavers


Listing Agents

  1. Rafay Qamar

    Listing Agent



    P: (773) 516-1111

  2. Eric Wicencyjusz

    Alternative Listing Agent


Open Houses

Sunday, Jan 19th

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Building Information for 6042 West 55th Street

Stories-Year Built1961Building Size-Lot Size-

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$1,336 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 6042 West 55th Street

Interior Features
    Interior Features
  • Num Of Rooms: 8
  • Additional Rooms: Recreation Room
  • Bedrooms All Levels: 4
  • Bedrooms Above Grade: 3
  • Bedrooms Below Grade: 1
  • Total Full Half Baths: 1
  • Num Of Full Baths: 1
  • Num Of Half Baths: 1
    Utilities / Equipment
  • Electricity: 100 Amp Service
  • Sewer: Overhead Sewers
  • Water: Lake Michigan
    Master Bedroom Information
  • Master Bedroom Bath: None
  • Master Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • Master Bedroom Level: Main Level
  • Master Bedroom Size: 13X10
    Bedroom #2 Information
  • 2nd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 2nd Bedroom Level: Main Level
  • 2nd Bedroom Size: 12X11
    Bedroom #3 Information
  • 3rd Bedroom Flooring: Hardwood
  • 3rd Bedroom Level: Main Level
  • 3rd Bedroom Size: 12X10
    Bedroom #4 Information
  • 4th Bedroom Flooring: Porcelain Tile
  • 4th Bedroom Level: Basement
  • 4th Bedroom Size: 11X10
    Basement Information
  • Basement Type: Full
  • Basement Bathrooms: No
  • Basement Description: Finished
  • Basement Sq Ft: 1214
    Dining Room Information
  • Dining Room Level: Main Level
  • Dining Room Size: COMBO
    Family Room Information
  • Family Room Level: Not Applicable
    Kitchen Information
  • Kitchen Level: Main Level
  • Kitchen Size: 11X18
    Laundry Information
  • Laundry Level: Basement
  • Laundry Size: 11X18
    Living Room Information
  • Living Room Flooring: Hardwood
  • Living Room Level: Main Level
  • Living Room Size: 13X18
  • Living Room Window Treatments: Blinds
    Additional Room #1 Information
  • Addtl Room 1 Flooring: Porcelain Tile
  • Addtl Room 1 Level: Basement
  • Addtl Room 1 Name: Recreation Rm
  • Addtl Room 1 Size: 16X42
    Additional Room #2 Information
  • Addtl Room 2 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #3 Information
  • Addtl Room 3 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #4 Information
  • Addtl Room 4 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #5 Information
  • Addtl Room 5 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #6 Information
  • Addtl Room 6 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #7 Information
  • Addtl Room 7 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #8 Information
  • Addtl Room 8 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #9 Information
  • Addtl Room 9 Level: Not Applicable
    Additional Room #10 Information
  • Addtl Room 10 Level: Not Applicable
Property/Lot Information
    General Information
  • Property Type: Detached Single
  • Type Detached: 1 Story
  • General Information: Commuter Bus, Commuter Train, Interstate Access
  • Total Sq Ft: 1214
  • Aprox Total Finished Sq Ft: 1214
  • Total Finished and Unfin Sq Ft: 2428
  • Waterfront: No
    Parking Information
  • Num Of Cars: 3
  • Garage On Site: Yes
  • Garage Ownership: Owned
  • Garage Type: Detached
  • Parking Type: Garage
    Structure Information
  • New Construction YN: No
  • Age: 51-60 Years
  • Disability Access and or Equipped: No
  • Exterior Building Type: Brick
  • Exterior Property Features: Patio, Porch
  • Main Sq Ft: 1214
  • Rebuilt: No
  • Rehabilitated: Yes
  • Rehab Year: 2016
  • Roof Type: Asphalt/Glass (Shingles)
  • Approx Year Built: 1961
  • Built Before 1978: Yes
    Location Information
  • Corporate Limits: Chicago
  • Directions: Take Austin south & Turn West on 55th st
  • Township: Lake
    Lot Information
  • Foundation: Concrete
  • Lot Dimensions: 4500
  • Lot Size: Less Than .25 Acre
    School Information
  • Elementary School District: 299
  • Jr High Middle District: 299
  • High School District: 299
Multi-Unit 5+ Information
    Building Features
  • Air Conditioning: Central Air

Property History for 6042 West 55th Street

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jan 11, 2020Listed (Active)

MRED #10596068

Oct 12, 2007Sold (Public Records)

Public Record #227941814

DateEvent & SourcePrice
Listed (Active)

MRED #10596068

Sold (Public Records)

Public Record #227941814


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 6042 West 55th Street

Taxable ValueLand$4,050Additions$12,516Total$16,566
Tax Record2017$2,858
Home Facts
Baths1Finished Sq.Ft.1,214 SqFtStories1Lot Size4,500 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1956CountyCOOKAPN19083320350000

Schools near 6042 West 55th Street

Kid'z ColonyPrivateK0.2 mi
Kennedy High SchoolPublic9-120.3 mi
St Jane De Chantal SchoolPrivatePK-80.3 mi
Gloria Dei Lutheran SchoolPrivatePK-80.6 mi

Kid'z Colony

K, 0.2 mi, Private


Kennedy High School

9-12, 0.3 mi, Public


St Jane De Chantal School

PK-8, 0.3 mi, Private


Gloria Dei Lutheran School

PK-8, 0.6 mi, Private


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6042 West 55th Street is a single family home for sale in Chicago, IL 60638. This property was listed for sale on January 11, 2020 by Compass at $299,700. It has been on the market for a total of 8 days and was last sold on October 12, 2007. Nearby schools include Jackson A Elementary Language Academy, Vaughn Occupational High School and Bronzeville Scholastic High School. 6042 West 55th Street is a 4-bed, 1.5-bath, 1,214 sqft single family home built in 1961.

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