Luxury home sales tick up in Chicago this week

The list included 3 single-family homes and 2 condos — one a full-floor unit on 47th floor — scattered around the city

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Jul.July 31, 2020 03:00 PM
1936 W. Wolfram St. and 1000 N. Lake Shore Plaza (Redfin)

1936 W. Wolfram St. and 1000 N. Lake Shore Plaza (Redfin)

The five priciest homes that sold in Chicago this week tallied $9.2 million, slightly above last week’s $8.4 million.

Like last week, there was no monster sale to pad the total. Outside the city, a lakefront estate in Winnetka closed for $8.2 million on Monday.

This week’s list consisted of three single-family homes and two condos, including a full-floor unit on the 47th floor of the 55-story 1000 N. Lake Shore Plaza. The tower dates to 1964 and for a brief period, was the tallest building in the world made with reinforced concrete.

The homes that sold were scattered around the city, with two on the Near North Side, and one each in Lincoln Park, North Center and Lakeview.

Price and property details were found on Redfin, from July 27to 31.

1000 N. Lake Shore Plaza Unit 47AB | $2.4M | Near North Side

This 6,600-square-foot condo is on the 47th floor of the 1000 Lake Shore Plaza tower. The deal penciled out to $364 a foot. The full-floor unit in the 1960s-era building has 360-degree views of the lake and the city from two 50-foot private terraces. The unit has five bedrooms and four bathrooms. Chezi Rafaeli of Coldwell Banker Residential had the listing and Joseph Gasbarra of Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty brought the buyer.

2517 N. Greenview Ave | $2.3M | Lincoln Park

This single-family house is 7,950 square feet, with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The deal worked out to $294 a foot for the property, which was built in 2001. It has outdoor space and a three-car attached garage. The upper level has a skylight, and there is a multi-zone HVAC system and radiant heat. Elizabeth Ballis of Compass had the listing and brought the buyer.

189 E. Lake Shore Drive Unit 2E | $1.8M | Near North Side

This three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom condo unit is in The Mayfair, which was built in 1924 as the Mayfair Regent Hotel. It includes a 622-square-foot private terrace and features a family room/media room and exercise room. There are parking spaces. Millie Rosenbloom of Baird & Warner had the listing and Robert Shearer of Baird & Warner brought the buyer.

1936 W. Wolfram St. | $1.4M | North Center

This six-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom single-family house includes three interior fireplaces and two wet bars. The home is 4,300 square feet, pegging the price at $314 a foot. The home was built in 2014, and has a brick-paver patio with outdoor gas fireplace and a two-car garage roof deck with custom pergola. Christopher Mundy of @properties had the listing and Bruce Glazer of @properties represented the buyer.

3112 N. Southport Ave. | $1.3M | Lakeview

This 3,950-square-foot house has five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and was built in 2012. The sale pencils out to $339 a foot. The large foyer features custom wainscoting and millwork, and there is a gas fireplace. The family room also includes a gas fireplace. There are multiple outdoor spaces, including a private rear paver patio with a brick fireplace and a full roof deck with skyline views, and a wet bar. There is a detached 2.5-car garage. Leigh Marcus of @properties had the listing. The buyer broker is not a member of the National Association of Realtors and was not named.


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