Ann Lurie's Gold Coast Condo Hits Market

Ann Lurie's Gold Coast Condo Hits Market

About a week ago I posted on Ann Lurie's Mansion that had just gone back on the market and her plans to also sell her Gold coast condo on East Lake Shore Dr. Originally I was going to just update that post when the condo listed but that was a week ago and you've moved on since then. The condo - unit 1W at 189 E Lake Shore Dr - just hit the market yesterday, priced at $6 MM even.

Here are some of the particulars, along with the description from the MLS and the interior photos:

  • 5000 square feet
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 4 1/2 bathrooms
  • 2 garage spaces
  • No fireplaces
  • $3,378 monthly assessments
  • $38,638 property taxes based upon an assessed market value of only $2.17 MM

 

Contemporary 2 lvl maisonette situated in a premier East Lake Shore Dr bldg w/rare lake & tree views. Renovated to perfection thruout, this home inclds a state-of-the-art Bulthaup kit w/a La Cornue range. Bamboo hdwd flrs, oversized wndws, & expansive areas for entertaining. Sumptuous mstr ste w/luminous skylight, sitting rm & gracious wardrobe + a luxurious bath w/solarium. Exclusive full service bldg w/2 car pkg.

Ann never actually lived in the condo - despite the fact that she spent several million dollars on a gut renovation that included smart home automation. The photos below show a much more contemporary dwelling than the mansion but, frankly, all the rooms look the same to me with what look a bit like Shoji room dividers.

Note that this unit has always been listed as a maisonette, which I believe simply means that it has it's own separate entrance, though that is not apparent from the listing. It's a first floor unit, that duplexes down to a media room and wine cellar, and has a ground level view of the lake and park across the street. It's not clear to me if this is a bonus or an albatross. Anywhere else in the city this would clearly be an albatross but this is probably the nicest street in the city and it doesn't get a lot of foot or automobile traffic - except when the street turns into a zoo during events like the air and water show.

Also note that once again the rich and famous don't pay enough property taxes.


#lifestyle, #richandfamous

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