Sale of the Week

2 years
ago

In Evanston, Where Britannica Ruled the Waves

List Price: $4.4 million
Sale Price: $3.8 million
The Property: Two longtime philanthropists linked to the old Chicago-based Encyclopedia Britannica have sold their lakefront home in northeast Evanston…

2 years
ago

Dirk Lohan Leaves Architects’ Corner in Old Town

List Price: $1.89 million
Sale Price: $1.795 million
The Property: On July 20, Dirk Lohan, the architect of the Soldier Field renovation and the high-rise office building at 353 N. Clark among many other notable buildings, sold his home in Old Town…

2 years
ago

Yet Another Chicago Condo Sale at $6 Million or More

List Price: $7.25 million
Sale Price: $6.55 million
The Property: An extensively restored and modernized nine room co-op condo at 209 E. Lake Shore Drive is the third downtown condo to have sold for $6 million or more since late June.

2 years
ago

Buyers Get Bargain on Barrington Hills Estate

List Price: $8.9 million
Sale Price: $7.5 million
The Property: A Barrington Hills estate that encompasses two golf holes, a pond stocked with fish, and more than a thousand trees—not to mention a 30,000-square-foot house—sold Thursday after being on the market just shy of three years…

2 years
ago

Sambolin Sells Maher-Designed Home in Oak Park

List Price: $1.65 million
Sale Price: $1.34 million
The Property: The television journalist Zoraida Sambolin and her husband, John Hobbs, have sold their six-bedroom Prairie-style home in Oak Park…

2 years
ago

Riding High at the Bristol

List Price: $6.795 million
Sale Price: $6 million
The Property: A two-story penthouse at the top of the Bristol, a condominium building at 57 East Delaware Place, sold Tuesday for $6 million…

2 years
ago

In Oak Brook, a Dance of the Seven Veils Pricing Strategy

List Price: $2.499 million
Sale Price: $2.3 million
The Property: In the three years between going on the market at $3.595 million in June 2009 and being sold for $2.3 million in June 2012, this Oak Brook house underwent 38 price cuts—some as little as a dollar…

2 years
ago

Buyers Feel Kinship to Hemingway Home

List Price: $525,000
Sale Price: $525,000
The Property: Kurt and Mary Jane Neumann, who will move into Ernest Hemingway’s childhood home this week, feel ties not only to the famed novelist but also to the layout of the house where he grew up…

2 years
ago

Living Outside the Box in Northbrook

List Price: $875,000
Sale Price: $840,000
The Property: “Northbrook is a subdivision town,” says Nancy Gibson. “Almost everything is boxes…

2 years
ago

At Lake Forest House Sale, Less Is Less

List Price: $1.45 million
Sale Price: $1.15 million
The Property: This Lake Forest house, a dark glass pavilion done in the “less is more” style of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, sold in July 2007 for $3.8 million…