Single-family homes dominate Chicago’s priciest residential sales of week

Lone condo to crack list of 5 most expensive homes was in Related Midwest’s One Bennett Park

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Aug.August 07, 2020 10:00 AM
1330 W. Newport Ave. and 3826 N. Wayne Ave. (Credit: VHT Studios via Redfin)

1330 W. Newport Ave. and 3826 N. Wayne Ave. (Credit: VHT Studios via Redfin)

A 41-year-old single-family home and a unit in Related Midwest’s one-year-old condo tower propelled this week’s priciest residential sales past last week’s total.

The five most expensive home sales in Chicago added up to $13.4 million on the most recent list, about 45 percent over last week’s $9.2 million sum.

Single-family houses dominated this week, taking four of the five slots. Two of the houses are in Lincoln Park and two are in Lakeview.

A 54th-floor unit at Related’s ultra-luxury One Bennett Park on the Near North Side was the only condo to crack the list. In mid-March, a 4,800-square-foot unit on the 63rd floor of One Bennett Park sold for $6.25 million, which was a record-high sale for the year.

Price and property details were found on Redfin, from Aug. 1 to 7.

1827 N. Sedgwick St. | $3.9M | Lincoln Park

Built in 1979, this single-family home has six bedrooms and six bathrooms spread across 7,000 square feet. The deal works out to $550 a foot. Built in 1979, the home has been completely renovated and a third story added. The residence’s largest bedroom features a custom dressing room and a spa bath. There is outdoor space with a lawn and deck. There is also a three-car garage. Debra Dobbs of @properties had the listing and brought the buyer.

451 E. Grand Ave. #5405 | $3.5M | Near North Side

This 54th-floor unit is in Related Midwest’s One Bennett Park. It has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms spread across 3,431 square feet. The price pencils out to $1,020 a foot. The Robert A. M Stern Architects-designed building includes a 1.7-acre park by Michael Van Valkenburgh. The unit has white oak flooring throughout with custom herringbone pattern, 10-foot ceilings and a marble bath. Timothy Salm and Bradley Brondyke of Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty shared the listing while Juana Honeycutt, also of Jameson Sotheby’s, brought the buyer.

3826 N. Wayne Ave. | $2.2M | Lakeview

This 6,200-square-foot single-family home has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The deal worked out to $355 a foot. Built in 2005, the home is on a 37.5-foot-wide lot and includes custom marble countertops. There is a fireplace and four outdoor spaces. The basement features heated floors and a wine cellar. The three-car garage has a Tesla charger. Carrie McCormick and Anne Killarney of @properties shared the listing and Compass’ Jeff Lowe brought the buyer.

1330 W. Newport Ave. | $1.9M | Lakeview

This single-family home was built in 1908 and includes six bedrooms and six bathrooms. The classic greystone has new millwork, moldings, wainscoting and custom wrought iron staircase. There are three fireplaces inside plus one outside, and a roof deck. The backyard has a bluestone patio and there is a rooftop over the two-car garage. Barbara O’Connor of Dream Town Realty had the listing while Randy Nasatir of @properties represented the buyer.

2600 N. Marshfield Ave. | $1.9M | Lincoln Park

This single-family home was built in 2008 and includes six bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. The deal for the 5,700-square-foot home pencils out to $333 a foot. The home has two fireplaces and mahogany wood floors. There is a walk-out patio and a large deck above the garage. Cynthia Sodolski and Gayle Teicher of Compass had the listing and Sodolski brought the buyer.


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