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Swankiest Chicago

Chicago never has a shortage of bougie home sales. Whether it’s a modern, new construction in Wicker Park, a victorian with original gables in Old Town, or a picturesque brownstone in Lincoln Park, we all love to gawk at these pricey pads. Check out our list of the top 6 sales thus far in 2016


(Note: Urban Dictionary defines bougie as “Anything that is perceived as “upscale” from a blue-collar point of view. ‘Bougie’ (pronounced boo’-she) is a hacked truncation of the word Bourgeoisie, which refers to the middle-class in Europe, but refers to a more affluent class level in the United States.” Sweet.)

1. 2026 N. Mowhawk

Several properties on this block are exquisite (and pricey). At $8.35M, this one is the top of the top for 2016 so far.


2. 4 E. Elm Unit PH23

PH? Yes. All the yes. Chicago is a city where a view like this can run you around $6.6M.


3. 132 E. Delaware Unit 6308A

Another penthouse, this lovely Four Seasons stunner has lifted ceilings and, of course, spectacular views.


4. 11 W. Walton Unit 3901

The Waldorf Astoria is a very well known bougie complex, and this unit was a hot sell at $3.825M.


5. 1922 N. Dayton Street

No stone was left unturned in this luxe Lincoln Park space and it broke the $4M mark.


6. 800 N. Michigan Unit 5101

Mag Mile with sky high prices, this unit sold for $4.5M.



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