Writer, editor gets Norwood Park 2BD

Medium fc87664d0207af32b4a42c29a5c04dbd Valya and Mark Lupescu bought a two-bedroom, two-bath home at 5723 N. Newark Ave. in Norwood Park from Helen A. Thompson for $550,000 on Sept. 22.

The 2,700-square-foot house in the Old Norwood Park subdivision was built in 1927.

Ms. Lupescu is an editor at <i>Conclave: A Journal of Character</i>. She is also a director and publisher at Wolfsword Press and a freelance writer.

She attended DePaul University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

According to BlockShopper.com, there were 210 sales in Norwood Park in 2008, with a median sales price of $295,000.

Address: 5723 North Newark Avenue
Buyer(s): Valya M Lupescu and Mark P Lupescu
Seller(s): Helen A Thompson (Trustee), A Thompson Helen (Trust) and Helen A Thompson (Trust)
Sale date: Sep. 22, 2009