Chicago Magazine: Wicker Park Gets a Radical Rental Option in This Converted Church

Chicago Magazine: Wicker Park Gets a Radical Rental Option in This Converted Church

By Ian Spula / Photo Ian Spula

The 1879 structure at Damen and Evergreen Avenues was built for a Methodist congregation, but is now concerned with the affluent renter; its 11 apartments are some of the flashiest you’ll find anywhere.

Want to rent in a landmarked Church? The only one converted to rentals that I, or the developer, know of in Chicago is a new dazzling fixture in Wicker Park. The 1879 structure, originally a Methodist church, now has 11 high-rent apartments featuring restored cathedral-sized stained glass windows and ceilings climbing to 33 feet in second-floor units…