Posts in category "Famous Homes"

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... Read more »

Ann Lurie Renews Efforts To Sell Chicago Homes

Ann Lurie Renews Efforts To Sell Chicago Homes
It looks like Ann Lurie is getting serious about selling her Chicago homes. She has two of them – a mansion at 1547 N Dearborn and a condo at 189 E Lake Shore Dr, unit 1 W – that she tried selling a little more than a year ago without much luck. Now they are... Read more »

Ferris Bueller Highland Park House Finally Sells After 5 Years

Ferris Bueller Highland Park House Finally Sells After 5 Years
It’s been a long 5 years for the famous Highland Park home at 370 Beech St. featured in the classic 1986 film (a work of art of this stature is called a film, not a movie) Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. That’s how long the owners have been trying to unload this very uniquely designed home,... Read more »
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Price Slashed On Chicago's Most Expensive Home: Ann Lurie Mansion

Price Slashed On Chicago's Most Expensive Home: Ann Lurie Mansion
Almost a year ago, when I originally posted on the listing of Ann Lurie’s mansion, it was the most expensive single family home ever listed in Chicago, priced at $18.75 MM. After sitting on the market for 316 days the house at 1547 N Dearborn finally had it’s price slashed on Friday – down to... Read more »

The Latest On Some Of Chicago's Famous Homes For Sale

The Latest On Some Of Chicago's Famous Homes For Sale
In the last week or so there have been several interesting developments with some of the more famous homes in the Chicago area. Oprah Winfrey put her duplex Water Tower condo on the market, the home made famous in the Ferris Bueller movie finally went under contract, and I finally saw a movie produced by... Read more »

Saga Of Michael Jordan's House Continues And Other Chicago Luxury Property News

Saga Of Michael Jordan's House Continues And Other Chicago Luxury Property News
I really don’t want to inundate you with news about Michael Jordan’s house that refuses to sell but it is a rather interesting story that continues to evolve. So I’m tossing in a few other recent stories today about some other Chicago luxury properties that got my attention over the last few days. Michael Jordan’s... Read more »
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Michael Jordan's House Apparently Not Worth $13 Million

Michael Jordan's House Apparently Not Worth $13 Million
It’s exactly as I expected. Back on November 22 when the auction of Michael Jordan’s house was postponed until yesterday, supposedly due to “interest stronger than anticipated”, I got suspicious. You don’t postpone a highly anticipated auction due to strong interest and then add on a $13 MM reserve price to boot. It was pretty... Read more »

Auction Of Michael Jordan's House Postponed Until December 16

Auction Of Michael Jordan's House Postponed Until December 16
As I reported earlier in the week the auction of Michael Jordan’s house was supposed to have happened today. However, both Crain’s and the Chicago Tribune reported tonight that the auction has been postponed until December 16. According to Laura Brady, President and Founder of Concierge Auctions: The interest has been even stronger than we... Read more »

Friday's Auction Of Michael Jordan's House - Still Time To Register

Friday's Auction Of Michael Jordan's House - Still Time To Register
After being listed for sale now for almost 2 years – first at $29 MM and then at $21 MM – Michael Jordan’s house at 2700 Point Ln in Highland Park is heading to the auction block this Friday, November 22. This is your chance to buy this 56,000 square foot palace at a bargain... Read more »
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Jerry Kleiner's Villa: West Town's Most Expensive Home South Of Division

Jerry Kleiner's Villa: West Town's Most Expensive Home South Of Division
West Town has a few multi-million dollar homes but almost ¬†all of them are located in the Bucktown portion and one is located in Wicker Park – all north of Division. However, there is one home at 1424 W Ohio that stands out from everything else in the immediate neighborhood as exceptionally cool and it’s... Read more »
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