Tag: Chicago expensive homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Condos

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Condos
As a follow up to Tuesday’s post on Chicago’s most expensive single family home sales of 2017 I’m looking at the most expensive condo sales today. In both 2015 and 2016 the most expensive condos actually sold at higher prices than the most expensive single family homes. Technically that’s still true for 2017 thanks to... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Single Family Homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2017: Single Family Homes
At the beginning of each year I look back at Chicago’s most expensive home sales from the previous year to provide a sense of the high end housing market, starting with the sale of single family homes. Somewhat surprisingly, despite a booming economy and stock market, it doesn’t look like the high end was really... Read more »

Citadel's Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive Chicago Area Home Ever

Citadel's Ken Griffin Buys Most Expensive Chicago Area Home Ever
I was clearly born too early. 15 – 20 years later and I could have gone into the hedge fund business with my physics and math background and my interest in the financial markets. Then maybe today I would be plopping down $58.75 MM for the top 4 floors of 9 W Walton like Ken... Read more »
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Can This Monster West Town Mansion Sell For $7.78 MM?

Can This Monster West Town Mansion Sell For $7.78 MM?
On Friday this incredible Chicago mansion hit the market with a list price of approximately $7.78 MM. However, by Saturday afternoon it had been taken Temporarily Off The Market but the virtual tour is still out there and I’ve embedded it below. Aside from the fact that the home is absolutely spectacular what makes this... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Converted Substation Still For Sale After 838 Days

Chicago's Most Expensive Homes: Converted Substation Still For Sale After 838 Days
I first wrote about the ComEd substation at 924 N Clark St that had been converted into one of Chicago’s most expensive homes – a way cool luxury mansion – back in November of 2014. Since then I’ve also written a few follow ups about the price changes that followed the initial listing – the last... Read more »

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Condos

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Condos
Last week I posted on Chicago’s most expensive single family home sales of 2016 but in reality several condo sales actually set the record last year for the overall most expensive Chicago home sales just like in 2015.  In total there were 16 condos that sold above $4 MM compared to 18 in 2015, which... Read more »
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Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Single Family Homes

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Sales Of 2016: Single Family Homes
At the beginning of the year it’s always fun to look back vicariously at the previous year and see how the richest Chicagoans spent their money on homes. 2016 was not quite as strong as 2015 for Chicago’s most expensive homes but it still turned in a decent performance. In 2015 there were 12 sales... Read more »

Most Expensive Chicago Home To Ever Hit Market: 1932 N Burling - $50MM

Most Expensive Chicago Home To Ever Hit Market: 1932 N Burling - $50MM
Yesterday the most expensive Chicago home ever hit the market priced at $50,000,000. (I purposely didn’t use pricing short hand so that you could fully appreciate the magnitude of that price.) The 25,000 square foot home, which spans seven 149 foot deep lots at 1932 N Burling, belongs to Richard Parrillo who is the Chairman... Read more »

Vince Vaughn Closes On The Sale Of The Remaining 1/3 Of His Palmolive Condo

Vince Vaughn Closes On The Sale Of The Remaining 1/3 Of His Palmolive Condo
A couple of weeks ago I posted on the sale of the top 2 floors of Vince Vaughn’s condo in the Palmolive Building for $8 MM. 9 days later he closed on the bottom floor for $4.1 MM vs. the list price of $4.2 MM. This concludes what has been a 5 year ordeal for... Read more »
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Vince Vaughn Finally Closes On The Sale Of 2/3 Of His Palmolive Condo

Vince Vaughn Finally Closes On The Sale Of 2/3 Of His Palmolive Condo
Just a quick update on the trials and tribulations of Vince Vaughn trying to divest himself of his Chicago bachelor pad in the Palmolive Building. I’ve written about this before and it’s been going on now since 2011. My last post on the subject was when they were finally successful in getting his penthouse condo... Read more »