Posts tagged "Most expensive homes"

The Sad But Colorful Story Of Frank Thomas' Massive Oakbrook Mansion

The Sad But Colorful Story Of Frank Thomas' Massive Oakbrook Mansion
I have to admit that I didn’t know who Frank Thomas is. I don’t follow sports at all so I had to look this guy up to find out that he’s a former White Sox baseball player. I guess he was pretty good. Good enough to afford building a 41 room, 26,000 square foot mansion... Read more »

Lombard Home Intruder Pretends To Own Villa Taj Mansion To Seduce Woman

Lombard Home Intruder Pretends To Own Villa Taj Mansion To Seduce Woman
Over the years we have written a number of stories about the 45,000 square foot Villa Taj mansion at 6501 S County Line Rd in Burr Ridge. This over the top monstrosity was originally listed at $25 MM before going through a series of price cuts until finally the bank foreclosed on the property. While... Read more »

More High End Luxury Penthouse Condos Hit The Market In Chicago

More High End Luxury Penthouse Condos Hit The Market In Chicago
Late last week I posted on the most expensive Chicago home ever listed – the 89th floor penthouse unit in the Trump Tower listed at $32,000,000. However, within a week of this unit being listed 3 other over-the-top penthouses have hit the market. 1/2 the penthouse at 1/4 the price Just 6 days ago penthouse... Read more »
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Second Price Reduction For Playboy Mansion Condo

Second Price Reduction For Playboy Mansion Condo
Hugh Hefner moved out of the famous Chicago Playboy Mansion at 1340 N State St. in 1974 to spend all his time at the Playboy Mansion West, donating the Chicago mansion to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Then in 1993 a developer restored the mansion and converted it into 7 condos. Unit... Read more »