Chicago luxury market

THE PANDEMIC PUSHED MANY CHICAGO LUXURY buyers out of the city and into the ’burbs, where six of the 10 priciest residential properties that sold in Cook County in 2020 were located located in tony Winnetka.

143 Sheridan Road, Winnetka
143 Sheridan Road, Winnetka

That included the most expensive home on the list, a 6,000-square-foot estate at 203 Sheridan Road in tony Winnetka, which includes 9,000 square feet of private beach fronting Lake Michigan. It was one of four homes on Sheridan Road that made this year’s list. In 2019, just one of the 10 priciest properties sold was in the suburbs, in Glencoe.


1203 Sheridan Road, Winnetka$9.5MKelly Dunn Rynes of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices ChicagoN/AN/A
268 Locust Road, Winnetka$8.75MN/ASherwin and Deborah JarolN/A
3800 North Michigan Avenue, #5101, Chicago$8.4MAlexa Hara of @properties, Guido Piunti of @properties800 North Michigan
Unit 5101 LLC
Michael Lewis Greenhill; Debra Merle Greenhill
4205 Sheridan Road, Winnetka$8.2MSusan Miner of Premier RelocationPeter Lee (trustee of the
Orchard 2020 Trust)
Robert and Sharlene Britz
51126 Michigan Avenue, Wilmette$8MN/ABradford Todd Whitmore;
Mary Ann Whitmore
6143 Sheridan Road, Kenilworth$7.5MN/ACraig and Elsa DonohueAmisha and Sairam Muthialu
79 W Walton Street, #1901, Chicago$7.2MN/AJason HeywardN/A
82031 N Seminary Avenue, Chicago$6.725MJeffrey Proctor of @propertiesN/AN/A
9 (tie)2018 N Kenmore Avenue, Chicago$6.5MN/ARosemarie Lizarraga; David Scherer2018 N Kenmore LLC (managed by Ronald D. Wray of PSP Partners)
9 (tie)151 Sheridan Road, Winnetka$6.5MN/AN/AN/A
Source: TRD analysis of 2020 closed single-family, condominium and townhouse sales in Cook County.