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Never pay to drink on a patio again with this Lincoln Park home

Nice weather means outdoor drinking and fighting your way to a table on overcrowded patios throughout the city. That is, unless you own this magnificent piece of Lincoln Park real estate. We're hoping to butter you up so you'll invite us over to drink cover-free. With an elevator and five separate...

  • You can pay $6M to constantly look at Millennium Park and the rest of Chicago

    You can pay $6M to constantly look at Millennium Park and the rest of Chicago

    If you have a spare $6 million lying around, we've got the place for you. Situated in the "iconic Aqua Tower" overlooking Millennium Park, the price tag comes with unobstructed views of the city, Lake Michigan and Millennium Park from every room.  225 N Columbus Dr. Chicago, IL 60601: $5,950,000...

  • Near North Chicago condo with skyline views: $850,000

    Near North Chicago condo with skyline views: $850,000

    849 North Franklin Street #1418 in Chicago: $850,000 Listed on Feb. 25, 2016 This three-bedroom condo in near North Chicago features newly refinished hardwood floors, custom window treatments and an updated kitchen. The living room includes a fireplace and opens to the kitchen, which offers skyline...

  • A Gold Coast mansion with a closet the size of your apartment, for $8.2M

    A Gold Coast mansion with a closet the size of your apartment, for $8.2M

    This is the chicest home you could ever own. Neighbors with both the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Chicago History Museum, your possible new digs are smack dab in the middle of tons of fun shit to do when you have visitors (which you undoubtedly will at some point). With an elevator, a wine cellar and...

  • West Town home with rooftop deck: $1.1M

    West Town home with rooftop deck: $1.1M

    1450 W. Huron St. in Chicago: $1,100,000 Listed on Feb. 5, 2016 This four-bedroom and 3.5-bath home sits on an oversized lot in Noble Square and has a spacious open floor plan with a modern feel. Cook’s kitchen has top-of-the-line finishes including Viking appliances and custom cabinetry. The living...

  • WFLD news anchor McPherrin lists house in Lakeview for $2.799 million

    WFLD news anchor McPherrin lists house in Lakeview for $2.799 million

    WFLD-Ch. 32 news anchor Corey McPherrin and his wife, Sally, on Tuesday listed their four-bedroom, 5,450-square-foot house in Lakeview's Southport Corridor area for $2.799 million. A south suburban native, McPherrin, 60, co-anchors the station's "Good Day Chicago" block of news each weekday morning....

  • This isn't an apartment; it's a damn 'sky-home,' for $5.1M

    This isn't an apartment; it's a damn 'sky-home,' for $5.1M

    We shit you not, this unit is called a "sky-home," thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows that create the illusion of living in the clouds. Remember that movie, "Smart House?" This is basically that house, with the ability to control the climate, shades, lighting and music with the touch of a finger....

  • Lincoln Park home with coach house: $1.05M

    Lincoln Park home with coach house: $1.05M

    1649 W. Wrightwood Ave. in Chicago: $1,050,000 Listed on February 18, 2016 This updated single family home in west Lincoln Park sits half a block from Prescott Elementary School, on a quiet stretch of Wrightwood Avenue. Amenities include a chef’s kitchen with double ovens, quartz counters, a wine...

  • Full-floor condo near Lake Shore Drive, for $9.1M

    Full-floor condo near Lake Shore Drive, for $9.1M

    Step into your very own art gallery with this swankiest of condos along Lake Shore Drive. With lake views and a roof-top garden, you can be one with nature in the hustle and bustle of the city ("the best of both worlds," as Hannah Montana would've said). With art installations and room to show...

  • Queen Elizabeth thins her Chicago condo portfolio

    Queen Elizabeth thins her Chicago condo portfolio

    Queen Elizabeth II has thinned out her Chicago real estate holdings — sort of. On Friday, a five-bedroom, 4,700-square-foot duplex condominium unit on the Gold Coast owned by Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada — Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of Canada — sold for $2.275 million....

  • Four-bedroom house in Lincoln Park: $1.649

    Four-bedroom house in Lincoln Park: $1.649

    2036 N. Racine Ave. in Chicago: $1,649,000 Listed on Nov. 12, 2015 Four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home in Oscar Mayer School District. Three-level floor plan includes front porch, two decks, 2.5-car garage, detailed millwork from Custom Crystal Cabinetworks in kitchen, family room, dining room and media...

  • An actual Lincoln Park mansion with an actual ballroom, for $8.7M

    An actual Lincoln Park mansion with an actual ballroom, for $8.7M

    The historic Theurer-Wrigley mansion is on the market. If you haven’t heard of it, all you need to know is that it’s a mansion. It’s historic. It has its own name and for $8.7 million it can be yours. Originally built in 1894, it’s neighbors with Lincoln Park Zoo, meaning you can go literally any...

  • An entire floor in the Waldorf Astoria: $13.9M

    An entire floor in the Waldorf Astoria: $13.9M

    A private pool in your bathroom? A grand piano in your living room? Your own movie theater and wine cellar? These sound like things out of a movie, but for the small price of almost $14 million, it could be all yours.  Your own floor at the Waldorf Astoria comes complete with all of that and more,...

  • 2-story penthouse with basketball court, for nearly $13M

    2-story penthouse with basketball court, for nearly $13M

    You’d be lying if you said you’ve never imagined living in a penthouse suite. You’d also be lying if you said you’ve never fantasized about that penthouse suite having its own basketball court. Well, my friend, welcome to the home of your wildest dreams. Complete with a 50-gallon jacuzzi, three...

  • 10 bedroom historic mansion on Lake Shore Drive, for $17M

    10 bedroom historic mansion on Lake Shore Drive, for $17M

    Let’s be real, we’ve all driven down Lake Shore and wondered what it would be like to live amongst the conspicuously wealthy. Well your time is now. With a little competitive edge and a spare $17 million, one of the seven historic mansions that line LSD could be yours. This goliath of a house is...

  • Five-level home in Bucktown: $2.45M

    Five-level home in Bucktown: $2.45M

    1617 N. Wolcott Ave. in Chicago: $2,450,000 Listed on Jan. 7, 2015 A modern single-family home on a prime Bucktown block. Built in 2007 by Randquist Development as part of their award-winning “Urban Sandbox,” this innovative home features 6900-plus square feet with an attached tandem, 4-car garage...

  • Three-story townhouse in Lincoln Park: $975,000

    Three-story townhouse in Lincoln Park: $975,000

    2650 N. Southport Ave. Unit H: $975,000 Listed on Dec. 31, 2015 Embassy Club townhouse in cobblestone courtyard. Home has been fully updated and includes three bedrooms, attached garage, kitchen with island, double oven, granite countertops, a built-in desk, pantry and updated hardware and lighting....

  • Chicago home overlooking Millennium Park: $2.25M

    Chicago home overlooking Millennium Park: $2.25M

    6 N. Michigan Ave. #1303: $2,250,000 Listed on Oct. 6, 2015 Overlooking Millennium Park, this three-bedroom, 3.1-bath home offers 3,300 square feet of high-rise living. The home features three distinct living spaces accented by custom millwork and designer touches. The master wing includes an expansive...

  • Inside Ellen DeGeneres' past and present homes

    Inside Ellen DeGeneres' past and present homes

    Actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has bought and renovated nearly a dozen homes over the last 25 years, and describes her real estate and decorating adventures as "an education." Her new book, simply titled “Home," includes drool-worthy photos of these properties, along with DeGeneres’...

  • In a world ... where Michael Jordan can't sell his house

    Michael Jordan can't sell his house

    Michael Jordan, or more accurately, his real estate agent, is giving new meaning to the term "home theater." See, Jordan has been trying to sell his 56,000-square-foot mansion in Highland Park since 2012, cutting it down periodically from its original listing at $29 million before settling on his...

  • Spacious duplex in the Gold Coast: $2.299M

    Spacious duplex in the Gold Coast: $2.299M

    1448 North Lake Shore Drive 7-8A in Chicago: $2,299,000 Listed on January 15, 2015 This spacious duplex has been renovated to stylish perfection in a vintage co-op bldg in the heart of the Gold Coast.  The residence provides stunning lake and skyline views. Grand reception foyer opens to elegant...

  • Loop condo with panoramic views: $4.95M

    Loop condo with panoramic views: $4.95M

    130 North Garland Court PH5702 in Chicago: $4,950,000 Listed on June 2, 2015 Custom-designed top-floor unit with over 5,200-square feet of unobstructed lake, city and park views. Unit consists of four bedrooms and three full and one half bathrooms. Highlights include 10 1/2-foot ceilings with custom...

  • Ex-Blackhawk Patrick Sharp rents out Lakeview mansion for $10,500 a month

    Ex-Blackhawk Patrick Sharp rents out Lakeview mansion for $10,500 a month

    Former Chicago Blackhawks alternate captain Patrick Sharp and his wife, Abby, have rented out their 13-room, 7,300-square-foot brick and limestone mansion on an extra-wide lot in Lakeview's Southport Corridor neighborhood for $10,500 a month. The Blackhawks traded Sharp, 33, to the Dallas Stars...

  • Former Playboy property in Gold Coast: $14.5M

    Former Playboy property in Gold Coast: $14.5M

    1336 North State Parkway in Chicago: $14,500,000 Listed on June 11, 2015 Built more than a century ago by a prominent physician, this historic five-bedroom home was once owned by Playboy Enterprises. The 9,000-square-foot house has been extensively renovated with careful attention to detail and...

  • Stylishly sleek home in Old Town with rooftop deck: $2.749 million

    Stylishly sleek home in Old Town with rooftop deck: $2.749 million

    1534 N. North Park Ave., Chicago: $2,749,000  Listed Aug. 17, 2015 This sleek and contemporary 6,500-square-foot home is steps away from a park and the lake on a quiet tree-lined street in Old Town. Built in 2013, the well-appointed home consists of six bedrooms, five full and two half baths. The...

  • Phil Ponce of WTTW lists house for a little over $1 million

    Phil Ponce of WTTW lists house for a little over $1 million

    WTTW-Ch. 11 "Chicago Tonight" host Phil Ponce has listed his four-bedroom vintage Victorian-style house in the Ravenswood neighborhood for $1.05 million. Located two doors down from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house, Ponce's home dates to 1886 and has been restored. Features include 3 1/2 baths, a rec...

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