Sale of the Week

1 year
ago

Old Town Stunner Sells After Three Years

List Price: $1.08 million
Sale Price: $975,000
The Property: From the street, this house, built in 1886 in Old Town, is unassuming. It’s no visual competition for its neighbors on the block, including the zany and eccentric Carl Street Studios or the suave riff on Art Deco at Theophil Studios…

1 year
ago

Bank Eats Over $1 Million on Naperville Short Sale

List Price: $1.199 million
Sale Price: $1.05 million
The Property: This 16-room house on the far western edge of Naperville sold in November for $1.05 million. That’s 38 percent of what it cost to build…

1 year
ago

WGN’s John Williams Sells La Grange Park Home

List Price: $589,900
Sale Price: $590,000
The Property: Last Thursday, November 29, John Williams, the afternoon host on WGN Radio, and his wife, Brenda, sold their home of 11 years, a brick Tudor in La Grange Park…

1 year
ago

Penthouse Sells at Mies Landmark

List Price: $1.975 million
Sale Price: $1.7 million
The Property: After more than two years on the market, a large, extensively renovated top-floor condo has sold at 880 North Lake Shore Drive, the landmark high-rise designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe…

1 year
ago

Elmhurst’s Priciest House Sale Ever

List Price: $3.2 million
Sale Price: $2.56 million
The Property: This 15-room house near the heart of Elmhurst sold for more than any other residence in the town ever has, according to multiple listing service records that date back to 1980…

1 year
ago

In a Down Market, Flatlining Can Be a Good Thing

List Price: $1.299 million
Sale Price: $1.325 million
The Property: The roofline isn’t the only thing about this Lake View house that is flat. On November 2, it sold for the third time in its six-year lifespan—and it went for roughly the same amount as it had the first two times…

1 year
ago

Beachy Keen in Edgewater

List Price: $1.495 million
Sale Price: $1.2 million
The Property: Behind the crazy glass, steel, and brick geometry of this Edgewater townhouse lies a distinctive space: a 10-room home from which residents can walk right out onto the northernmost tip of Lincoln Park and the park’s farthest-north beach Kathy Osterman Beach…

1 year
ago

Glencoe House Joins Neighbor in $4 Million-Plus Club

List Price: $4.5 million
Sale Price: $4.5 million
The Property: When it sold October 11, this home on the bluff above Lake Michigan in Glencoe was the second on its block to go for over $4 million in the past few months…

2 years
ago

Fisher Condo Finally Reels in a Buyer

List Price: $1,095,000
Sale Price: $1,159,000
The Property: The largest and most lavishly ornamented condo in the landmark art moderne Fisher Studio Houses sold October 9 after more than three and a half years on the market…