Bucktown mansion in Chicago sells for record $3.73M

Biggest sale in Bucktown in 2021

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Aug.August 31, 2021 10:42 AM
1622 N Wolcott Avenue and Chicago Title Land Trust's John Wunderlich (Redfin, LinkedIn)

1622 N Wolcott Avenue and Chicago Title Land Trust’s John Wunderlich (Redfin, LinkedIn)

A six-bedroom home in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood that went on the market in February for $3.975 million sold for $3.725 million, a 2021 record for the area.

Chicago Title Land Trust bought the six-bedroom, 4,542-square-foot house at 1622 North Wolcott Avenue, in a deal that closed on June 30, Cook County records show, The sellers were Elliot Weissbluth, founder and former CEO of Chicago-based HighTower Advisors, and his wife Jennifer Weissbluth.

Elliot Weissbluth (Facebook)

Elliot Weissbluth (Facebook)

Neither buyer nor seller could be reached for comment.Elliot Weissbluth retired as chairman of HighTower last year and later joined the board of Canadian energy company Spartan Delta. The two-story house boasts a 1,500-bottle wine cellar and an outdoor kitchen.

The record price for a home near Bucktown came in 2015, when a new five-bedroom contemporary mansion sold for $4.819 million.

More than 12,000 Chicago homes sold in April, exceeding the area’s pre-pandemic April average. Luxury sales in the suburbs jumped 40 percent last year..






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