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Based on the facts and exhibits presented, the Property Tax
Appeal Board hereby finds no change in the assessment of the
property as established by the COOK County Board of Review is
warranted. The correct assessed valuation of the property is:
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Abe Goldstein
DOCKET NO.: 04-26375.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 05-31-424-004-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) are Abe Goldstein, the appellant, by attorney Lisa A. Marino of Marino & Associates of Chicago and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property consists of a 37-year-old, split-level single-family dwelling of masonry construction containing 1,893 square feet of living area and located in New Trier Township, Cook County. The residence contains two and one half bathrooms, a finished partial basement, air conditioning and a two-car garage.
The appellant, through counsel, submitted evidence before the Property Tax Appeal Board claiming unequal treatment in the assessment process as the basis of the appeal. In support of this argument, the appellant offered four suggested comparable properties located within four blocks of the subject. These properties consist of split-level single-family dwellings of frame and masonry or masonry construction and range in age from 46 to 48 years. The comparables have two bathrooms and finished partial basements. All homes are air-conditioned and have one or two-car garages. The comparables contain between 1,424 and 1,820 square feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from $15,741 to $23,176 or from $11.05 to $12.88 per square foot of living area. Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in the subject's assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on Appeal" wherein the subject's final improvement assessment of $26,880, or $14.20 per square foot of living area, was disclosed. In support of the subject’s assessment, the board of review offered three suggested comparable properties located within a quarter mile of the subject. The comparables consist of split-level single-family dwellings of masonry or frame and masonry construction and range in age from 38 or 42 years. The comparables contain one or two bathrooms with some half-baths, finished partial basements; all have air conditioning, all with