Sale of the Week

2 years
ago

An Italianate Short Sale in Highland Park

List Price: $1.5 million
Sale Price: $1.2 million
The Property: This Italianate home with a two-story bay of windows positioned to capture breezes off nearby Lake Michigan was built in 1873 as a model home for the nascent Highland Park…

2 years
ago

The Kenwood Home That Houses the ‘Boss’

List Price: $1.65 million
Sale Price: $1.525 million
The Property: Because trees obscure most of its front, you can’t see much of the façade of this Kenwood Victorian…

2 years
ago

New is News in Ukrainian Village

List Price: $799,900
Sale Price: $799,900
The Property: Its contemporary exterior helps this newly built residence fit into the dynamic mix of old-line homes and dramatic new structures in Ukrainian Village…

2 years
ago

A Big Breakup at the Elysian

Two years ago, an options trader bet big on the super-elite condos at the then-new Elysian Tower. This week his bet paid off, though not quite as handsomely as he had hoped.

2 years
ago

Obama Backers Sell in Winnetka

List Price: $2.395 million
Sale Price: $2.15 million
The Property: Howard Gottlieb and his wife, Anne, have sold their 11-room house on a secluded lane in Winnetka…

2 years
ago

Five-Closures

Foreclosure sales are occurring in every kind of neighborhood. Here are five sales that closed within the last five weeks…

2 years
ago

A Fun Project in River North

List Price: $4.475 million
Sale Price: $4.025 million
The Property: A four-story, six-bedroom River North house that a couple built for the fun of it in 2008 sold on April 2 for the highest price paid in the neighborhood since June 2007…

2 years
ago

Foreclosure Comes to Exclusive Woodley Road

List Price: $1.549 million
Sale Price: $1.537 million
The Property: An 11,600-square-foot mansion on Woodley Road outside Winnetka has the dubious distinction of being the first foreclosure sale in that enclave of prominent families, high-level executives, and other eminent people…

2 years
ago

What Sold for $1 Million in March

During the month of March, four homes each sold for exactly $1 million. There’s nothing magical about that number, but as benchmarks go, it has an undeniable appeal. So what is a million-dollar house?…