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Gift idea: This four floor, $6.9 million home in Gold Coast

Still searching for that perfect gift for your mom, husband, sugar baby or, you know, the whole RedEye staff? Look no further. This home in Gold Coast comes with four floors—room for all of us, cough, cough—and six fireplaces, so enough warmth to go around when it's negative seven thousand degrees...

  • A penthouse by the Hancock for $12 million

    A penthouse by the Hancock for $12 million

    A $12 million price tag is more than many of us will ever be worth in our entire lives, but I think this penthouse might just be worth it. Next to the Hancock and with views of the lake from most rooms in your house (yes, even the freaking bathroom ... poop with a view anyone?), $12 million doesn't...

  • This modern AF home in West Town is up for grabs for $1.559M

    This modern AF home in West Town is up for grabs for $1.559M

    This home in West Town has it all. Those fancy orb lights, huge-ass windows that almost make the orb lights obsolete, and exposed brick that says, "We're modern, but not TOO modern." If you have $1.559 million to cough up, you could move into this hip AF oasis, but make sure you have a few thousand...

  • Have your own fortress for almost $4M

    Have your own fortress for almost $4M

    Fortress or family home? Former chicken processing plant, actually. Redesigned by Larry Booth in the late '90s, this home has enough exposed brick to make the most level-headed hipster foam at the mouth in envy. 1225 W George St.: $3,995,000 Agent: Joanne Nemerovski, Berkshire Hathaway, (312) 219-9190...

  • Have Millennium Park as your front yard for only $6,000,000

    Have Millennium Park as your front yard for only $6,000,000

    It's hard to come by an apartment that comes with enough room to stretch your legs in the loop, but we found the perfect one for you. That is, if you're comfortable sharing your yard with thousands of tourists every day.  This penthouse overlooks Millennium Park and if you don't buy it and move...

  • Have John Hancock as your neighbor for $1.25 million

    Have John Hancock as your neighbor for $1.25 million

    You can literally be neighbors with the Hancock for a cool $1.25 million. This condo in a Gold Coast high rise has more windows than you could ever need and a view of the lake and Magnificent Mile that you might actually never want to leave it. Sorry, family and friends, we're posted up here. 200...

  • Live out your wildest hoop dreams and buy Scottie Pippen's mansion

    Live out your wildest hoop dreams and buy Scottie Pippen's mansion

    If you've ever wanted to dunk on Scottie Pippen, now is your chance. Kind of. You can dunk on his custom-made private basketball court, if you have a spare $3.1 million.  Pippen listed his 10,500-square-foot Highland Park mansion, complete with a basketball court, infinity pool, clubhouse and wine...

  • Evanston home where 'Sixteen Candles' filmed is for sale

    Evanston home where 'Sixteen Candles' filmed is for sale

    The six-bedroom brick house in northwest Evanston where the 1984 classic teen comedy "Sixteen Candles" was filmed was listed earlier this month for $1.499 million. Located in a neighborhood that has been popular with filmmakers over the years, the 3,250-square-foot house, at 3022 Payne St., was...

  • There's room for everybody in this literal castle for $8.875M

    There's room for everybody in this literal castle for $8.875M

    Now is your chance to live in an actual castle. OK, maybe not a legitimate castle, but as close as you can get in Chicago. With five bedrooms AND an in-law (if you want to torture yourself) apartment attached, there's room for anybody and everybody that you want to show off your new Romanesque...

  • Have a literal tree in your living room for $1.95 million

    Have a literal tree in your living room for $1.95 million

    If you've been craving a taste of the jungle from the comfort of your own home, we've found the home for you. This $1,950,000 million home in the Old Town Historic District let's you have the cake of air conditioning and creature comforts while eating it too, surrounded by trees (and having one...

  • Swim laps in your bathtub in this Lincoln Park home

    Swim laps in your bathtub in this Lincoln Park home

    There are many requirements for someone's dream home. A private deck, a classic view of the skyline and a bathtub big enough to work out in, to name a few. This $6,295,000 home in Lincoln Park has all of those and more. And by "and more" we mean a wine cellar, private gym and home office.  Listed...

  • Be one with nature in this sustainable $1.35m West Town home

    Be one with nature in this sustainable $1.35m West Town home

    If you want tos hed your dinosaur-sized carbon footprint on the earth, we have the home for you. This custom designed home in West Town was crafted from locally-sourced products (every farmers market-goers favorite words) and is full of natural light from ceiling-to-floor windows and sliding glass...

  • Wake up looking at Lake Michigan in this $5.1 million penthouse

    Wake up looking at Lake Michigan in this $5.1 million penthouse

    It'll relieve you to know that, according to Realtor.com, this $5.1 million penthouse is "PRICED WELL BELOW PARK TOWER MARKET VALUE" (yes, all caps). This 6,300-square-foot home on the 51st floor of the Park Tower has views of Lake Michigan that make it look like you're literally on top of the...

  • Make Marie Antoinette jealous in this French-inspired apartment, for $13.5M

    Make Marie Antoinette jealous in this French-inspired apartment, for $13.5M

    Literally step into 18th century France with this 18-room "apartment" smack-dab on Lake Shore Drive. With French limestone staircases, walls and floors, an 18th century "styled-iron balustrade," according to its listing, and imported French everything, this home can literally take you back 300...

  • Corner penthouse in River North: $1.249M

    Corner penthouse in River North: $1.249M

    150 W. Superior St. PH #4 in Chicago: $1,249,900 Listed on March 16, 2016 Southeast corner unit with abundant natural light in River North. The space includes 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in a split floor plan. The designer kitchen features Sub-Zero, Wolf, Viking and Bosch appliances and an accompanying...

  • Have dinner in a different room every night in this $9M Millennium Park penthouse

    Have dinner in a different room every night in this $9M Millennium Park penthouse

    All your penthouse dreams can come true in this unit on the 71st floor of the Legacy. Yes, the building is actually called the Legacy. Not only does this nearly 10,000-square-foot home have its own wine cellar, it also has two dining rooms. Who needs two dining rooms? You need two dining rooms....

  • All the patterns in a 7 bedroom Gold Coast Victorian home, for $5.4M

    All the patterns in a 7 bedroom Gold Coast Victorian home, for $5.4M

    Seven bedrooms for only $5.4 mil? Hate to say it, but that sounds like a steal. This 130-year-old Gold Coast home claims it's for a single family, but we're not sure how many bedrooms one family needs. Enjoy the sunset from the rooftop terrace or just think about why you need an elevator in your...

  • Three-level loft in West Loop: $989,000

    Three-level loft in West Loop: $989,000

    1000 W. Washington Blvd. #140 in Chicago, $989,000 Listed on March 15, 2016 Heavy timber triplex loft in the West Loop with over 3,100 square feet of flexible living space and 18’ ceilings in a full-service doorman building. Two large, en-suite bedrooms with the option to add a third bedroom, new...

  • Play Twister inside your Lakeview bathroom, for $3M

    Play Twister inside your Lakeview bathroom, for $3M

    There are some things you don't ever imagine having inside of your home but fall in love instantly with the idea once you see it. For us, it's a three-story waterfall and a Twister-themed bathroom. This four bedroom, five bathroom home in the Southport Corridor of Lakeview also features an in-home...

  • 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...

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