Tag: luxury

Highland Park's Halcyon Hall listed for $5.65M

Ross J. Beatty built two homes in Highland Park that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The first, built in 1893 at 1499 Sheridan Rd, is also a local landmark. The second Ross J. Beatty home, built just north of the first in the 1920s, is substantially larger at 8,855 square feet.... Read more »

A video tour of two Robert de Golyer-designed Evanston homes

Robert de Golyer is best known for designing classic multi-family residential buildings in Chicago, including the Marlborough, the Lathrop Homes and 1120, 1242, 3500 and 3750 N Lake Shore Drive. de Golyer also designed a number of single-family homes in Evanston, where he lived. Just a block from the park fronting Lake Michigan in Southeast... Read more »

The party scene at a $13.9M Winnetka lakefront home

Coldwell Banker’s Julie Deutsch and Maureen Mohling have sold many of the North Shore’s grandest homes and seen most of the rest. The Italianate villa at 175 Sheridan Rd in Winnetka, they say, ranks among the very best. It was completely gutted and rebuilt over a two-year period and is, in effect, a new home,... Read more »

An award-winning home on a Woodley Road acre

Almost a year ago we called attention to what seemed to be an unusually large number of homes for sale in the Woodley Road area, which is unincorporated but has a Winnetka mailing address. Nineteen homes were listed for sale at that time. Only nine homes are currently listed for sale in the area, priced... Read more »

Newly-listed Winnetka lakefront home asks $13.9M

At $13,900,000, the newly-listed 175 Sheridan Rd is only the second-highest priced home on the market in Winnetka, but it’s asking nearly double the $7.1M for which it was purchased in 2005 and more than twice the highest-priced Winnetka sale in the last 5 years. The home has undergone an award-winning renovation since it was... Read more »

A custom brick contemporary in Northfield

When I was first alerted to the newly-listed home at 2390 Dorina Dr in Northfield my first glance told me that I’d been at the home before. I hadn’t, but it was similar in a number of ways to 2456 Hedge Row, where I shot the following video 18 months ago. The homes, which are... Read more »

A Lake Forest estate with a clay tennis court

Le Corbusier allegedly described a home as “a machine for living in.” For many people it’s a place where memories are made. Forest & Bluff magazine offers a look at the memory-making potential of 1200 N Green Bay Rd in Lake Forest, a home that recently came on the market for $6,250,000. The gracious 11,000... Read more »

Rent a lakefront single-family in Wilmette

There are only a few dozen single-family homes in Wilmette that have private beaches, and it’s extremely rare to see one of them become available for rent. The 6-bedroom home on a 50 x 509 foot lot at 1204 Michigan Ave was just listed as a short-term rental (August 25 to June 14) – just... Read more »

Kenilworth's Root-Badger House on the market for $8.95M

The Root-Badger House, 326 Essex Rd in Kenilworth, earned a place on Landmarks Illinois’ list of endangered properties in 2004, when there were hints it might be demolished. The neo-classical residence was designed by Daniel Burnham in 1896, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The home is situated on a 200... Read more »

Woodley Road estate back on market at $6.5M

The 2.4-acre estate at 36 Woodley Rd in an unincorporated part of Winnetka just came back on the market at a list price of $6,499,000. Coldwell Banker’s Eve Bremen, a veteran of Winnetka real estate, describes the home as “one of Winnetka’s finest.” The 10,000 square foot 5-bedroom home has 5 full and 2 half... Read more »