Luxury, Most Expensive

Chicago’s Most Expensive Buildings to Live In

Just how much does it cost to live in a luxury building in Chicago? Well, a million dollars (or two) and above. Based on median sales data from the previous year, local real estate expert Fran Bailey investigated the priciest residential condo buildings in Chicago. Most are concentrated in areas like River North, Mag Mile and Gold Coast — with newcomers to the luxury building game popping up in Lincoln Park.


See the Top 10 Most Expensive Buildings in Chicago:


(10):  The Carlyle

Median sale price: $2.292 million


(9):  229 E. Lake Shore Drive

Median sale price: $2.6 million


(8):  The Ambassador

Median sale price: $2.5 million


(7):  209 E. Lake Shore Drive

Median sale price: $2.6 million


(6):  328 W. Wisconsin

Median sale price: $2.66 million


(5):  Park Tower

Median sale price: $2.862 million


(4):  900 N. Michigan

Median sale price: $3.11 million


(3):  4 E. Elm

Median sale price: $3.275 million


(2):  50 E. Chestnut

Median sale price: $3.722 million


(1):  Waldorf Astoria

Median sale price: $4.38 million



Open House

5 Open Houses in the Northern ‘Burbs

Interested in the Northern Suburbs? We’ve rounded up 5 amazing homes located on Chicago’s north side, all available for viewing during upcoming open houses this month. From Long Grove to Lake Forest and beyond, take a look at these 5 north side homes for sale:


3722 Albert Lane, Long Grove


5 Bedrooms / 5.1 Bathrooms

Open House: Sunday, July 16, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Located in the Deerwood Estates subdivision, this beautiful Long Grove home is built with distinction.  A two-story foyer greets you with a grand staircase, travertine flooring, and leads to formal living & dining rooms, featuring Brazilian cherry hardwood floors and white crown molding. A luxury kitchen offers a large island and an eating area overlooking 1.4 acres of spacious land. (Contact: Jane Lee, 847-295-0800)


30 S Sheridan Rd, Lake Forest


5 Bedrooms / 6.1 Bathrooms

Open House: Sunday, July 16, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This 5-bedroom home is located near the coveted east shoreline in Lake Forest. Beyond the brick-clad architectural exterior, inside you’ll find hardwood flooring throughout, all baths updated with heated floors, generous ceiling heights, and a white kitchen with premium appliances. Outside, lawns and gardens are fit with a private stone gate entrance, a bluestone patio and walkways, plus an additional second patio suitable for entertaining. (Contact: Vera Purcell, 847-735-7648)


464 Oakwood Ave, Lake Forest


5 Bedrooms / 4.1 Bathrooms

Open House: Sunday, July 16, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This 5-bedroom home exudes charm. One of the oldest houses in Lake Forest, enjoy both the character of yesteryear and the modern amenities since updated. A stunning new gourmet kitchen offers a place to gather and entertain, in addition to the the double-decked front porch. All in the heart of downtown, a walk-to-everything location. (Contact: Marina Carney, 847-274-5566)


217 E Washington Ave, Lake Bluff


4 Bedrooms / 4.1 Bathrooms

Open House: Sunday July 23, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Located in East Lake Bluff, this beautiful home looks (and lives) like new. Crafted with a designer’s eye, the interior features luxury finishes and plenty of natural light. Two fireplaces add to the charm and warmth of this spacious home. Plus, a recently-finished lower level is complete with a new full bathroom, exercise room and lots of storage. (Contact: Brad Anderson, 847-650-3456)


1096 S Green Bay Road, Lake Forest


5 Bedrooms / 4.1 Bathrooms

This traditional red-brick home is set on a generously sized lot within the Cherokee District. Featuring a desirable open floor plan, with both formal and informal spaces, a family room with vaulted ceilings and stone fireplace. A newly refinished lower level offers additional recreation space, as does a spacious brick paver patio and private backyard for entertaining. (Contact: Chris Downey, 847-340-8499)



Cool Property

Views from this River North Penthouse are Insane


Take a look at these stunning city views from 156 W. Superior. Located in River North, this luxury Chicago penthouse features incredible outdoor living space and breathtaking views of the city. The 2 bedroom/2 bath penthouse includes a 1,200 square foot private roofdeck and 2 separate terraces. Not only is the outside top-notch, but the inside is noteworthy, too. The home is designed with ample open space for entertaining, featuring a flowing living area with terrace adjacent to dining space. You’ll also find a luxury Arclinea kitchen, complete with Gaggenau appliances and a 14ft island.


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156 W Superior

156 W Superior Street chicago


156 W Superior Street UNIT PH Chicago, IL 60654

2 Bed / 2 Bath  –  $2,390,000

BrookeVanderbok_1853_Type1 For more information, contact: Brooke Vanderbok (@properties) 773-991-4895