Tag: celebrity home

Iconic Ferris Bueller House Finally Sells

Iconic Ferris Bueller House Finally Sells
After 5 years of trying, the Chicago Tribune reports that the “Ferris Bueller” home has sold.  In May of 2009, the property was listed for a whopping 2.3M. 5 years, a number of price cuts (6!), and ton of publicity, and one cancelled contract later.  It is sold! Final Price: $1.06Million Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 Full Want to... Read more »

Former Chicago Cub Carlos Zambrano Sells Lakeview Home

Former Chicago Cub Carlos Zambrano Sells Lakeview Home
Carlos Zambrano finally unloaded his Lakeview home for a loss. The house sits on an extra-wide lot and was designed in 2005 by Pat Landrosh (Pappageorge/Haymes). The house was listed for 2.3M back in December of 2012 and was under contract until April of 2013 when it was reactivated . For almost a year there... Read more »

The Playboy Club: Want To Buy the Original Playboy Mansion?

The Playboy Club: Want To Buy the Original Playboy Mansion?
Last night marked the debut of NBC’s new show “The Playboy Club” filmed here in Chicago and it got us thinking about the setting.   The final scene showed off Hef’s original Playboy Mansion, 1340 N State St.  What you didn’t know?  You can now own a piece of it. The mansion was used by Hef... Read more »
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Rosie O'Donnell Buys A Sweet Home In Chicago

Rosie O'Donnell Buys A Sweet Home In Chicago
It’s official, Rosie is taking up roots in Chicago in conjunction with her new talk show on Oprah’s OWN network.   We’ve seen the pictures and it is drool worthy. Originally Ms. O’Donnell had planed to commute from New York while filming her new show.  As is typical, she couldn’t help but fall in love... Read more »

Fugitive Home For Sale: Own the Movies

Fugitive Home For Sale: Own the Movies
In case “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” was not the Harrison Ford fix you needed you may just be in luck. Less than two weeks ago, the house where “The Fugitive” was filmed  hit the market.  Here are the details:   Price: 3.95M Square Footage: 6129 4 Story Single Family Home... Read more »

Blackhawk's Bryan Bickell Buys

Alliteration is too much fun… Another Blackhawk, another home. Chicago Breaking Sports is reporting that Bickell just purchased a new construction $510,000 town home in Hamlin Park. We did some digging to give you some great inside pics of the ‘alleged’ home… Kitchen Image Courtesy Zillow A bit about the home:Original List Price: $529,900Paid: $510,000Closed:... Read more »
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Bueller? - Cameron's House Is On the Market

Want to channel you inner Cameron?  The Frye House is on the market and awaiting your best offer… Image Courtesy Redfin Kitchen Courtesy Redfin StatsLocation: Beech Street, Highland ParkListed: 05/2009Original Price: 2.3MCurrent Price: 1.65M4 Bedrooms4 Bathrooms Interior Courtesy Redfin Perks of Buying This Home:  1. You automatically become (more) awesome2.  Pity kisses from women looking... Read more »

Hjalmarsson Buys a Home : Blackhawks On the Move

Courtesy VHT/Baird & Warner Think the market is at a standstill?  Well Blackhawk Niklas Hjalmarsson is weathering (yes, there is snow and yes, the market is a bit ‘treacherous’- who doesn’t love a play on words?!) the Chicago real estate market and has taken the plunge. Chicago Breaking Sports (affiliated with the Tribune) made mention... Read more »

Reality Bites: Housewife Homevalues

Calling all Bravo junkies: Ever wonder what those celebreality homes are worth? LXTV has the numbers, the features, and the interior shots.http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/open-house/Real-Housewives-Homes-What-Are-They-Worth-111269659.html
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What the Fukudome?

Chicago Magazine’s deal of the week is none other than Chicago Cub Kosuke Fukudome  In a string of athlete driven transactions (or attempted transactions) Fukudome has bought a home as trade rumors loom in the distance. The condo that Fukudome bought had been the building’s sales model; it was already finished with assorted upgrades from... Read more »