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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:
LAND: $ 6,396
IMPR.: $ 56,754
TOTAL: $ 63,150
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Robert Pooler
DOCKET NO.: 06-23975.0001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 18-09-128-010-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Robert Pooler, the appellant, by attorney Rusty Payton of Rusty
A. Payton, P.C., in Chicago, and the Cook County Board of Review.
The subject property is a 57-year old, two-story style dwelling
of masonry construction containing 2,692 square feet of living
area with a partial unfinished basement.
The appellant's appeal is based on unequal treatment in the
assessment process. The appellant submitted four comparable
properties described as two-story stucco or masonry dwellings
that are 1 to 57 years old for consideration. The comparables
contain 2,142 to 3,020 square feet of living area and have
improvement assessments of $10.63 to $18.48 per square foot. The
subject's improvement assessment is $21.08 per square foot.
Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in
the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on
Appeal" wherein the subject's final assessment was disclosed.
The board of review presented four comparable properties
consisting of two-story masonry dwellings that are 52 to 58 years
old. These properties have full or partial unfinished basements,
contain 2,402 to 2,546 square feet and have improvement
assessments of $21.23 to $21.73 per square foot. Based on this
evidence, the board of review requested confirmation of the
After reviewing the record and considering the evidence, the
Property Tax Appeal Board finds that it has jurisdiction over the
parties and the subject matter of this appeal. The Illinois
Supreme Court has held that taxpayers who object to an assessment