Celebrity Homes

Ex-Bears Star Lists $5 Million Penthouse

Former Chicago Bears player Brandon Marshall has re-listed his Michigan Avenue penthouse, for a cool $5 million. Located at 6 N. Michigan Avenue, the property sits atop the 1898 building that once served as Montgomery Ward’s headquarters. The home sprawls 6,400 square feet, including four bedrooms, multiple outdoor terraces, and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. The grand great room is the historic building’s original observation tower.

The condo was formerly listed last summer, asking $6 million. A few months later, the home was made available to rent for $20,000 per month, according to Crain’s. Marshall originally purchased the unit in March 2014 for $3.9 million. The 33-year-old NFL player was with the Chicago Bears from 2012 to 2015.

 

Step inside the luxury penthouse at 6 N. Michigan Ave…

 

For details, contact Phil Skowron (@properties)

 

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Celebrity Homes

SOLD: Cutler & Cavallari take a loss

Jay Cutler has another loss to his name. The former Chicago Bears quarterback said goodbye to his Lake Forest home on Friday — selling for $3.6 million. The home was purchased by Cutler in 2014 for $4.25 million.

The quarterback was released by the Bears in March after eight seasons with the team and now plays with the Miami Dolphins. Cavallari is a reality TV star turned fashion designer, and mother of three, with Cutler.

Cutler and Cavallari initially listed the seven-bedroom home in May at $4.75 million, then reduced their asking price to just below $4.5 million in September. They cut their asking price further to $3.99 million in late October, according to Chicago Tribune.

Located at 561 Circle Lane in Lake Forest, their former Chicago home is nearly 11,000 square feet located on 1.6 acres of land near Lake Michigan. Over the years, Cavallari took to Instagram to share photos inside their home…

 

 

 

 

 

 

See inside the former home of Cutler and Cavallari…

 

 

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Life, Preview Chicago Exclusives

5 Reasons Why Chicago Sports Fans Are The Best

Chicago sports!

It doesn’t get any better.

If you’ve ever visited Chicago, you know for a fact that the fans are not only dedicated but absolutely crazy. Many would call Chicago sports-fans the worst but we’ll just say those people are jealous that their fellow sports-fans aren’t as cool as Chicago’s.

Below are 5 reasons why Chicago sports fans are the best:

1. They don’t play by the rules

Whoever runs out on the field to catch a glimpse of their favorite player has some guts! Chicago fans love their team so much that they’ll risk getting ejected. And yes, this little boy was ejected from the game.

2. They know how to drink

Baseball and beer! Perfect combo. During a Chicago Cubs game against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field, a Cubs fan caught a foul ball in her cup filled with beer. What did she proceed to do? She chugged it. America!
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3. They’ll support their team regardless of the weather

Rain, snow and sunshine, these sports fanatics will be there cheering their team on no matter what.
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4. They literally shut down the city

The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2013 and Chicago set the world record for the most people to celebrate in one city. The Grant Park rally had over 2 million fans! Can you say WOW!

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5. They know how to cope with an injury

Derrick Roses’ knee injury really upset the Chicago fans. One fan even made a beautiful memorial under I-90 underpass on Fullerton Ave. The memorial included 2 crutches, 6 knee pads, 12 candles, 1 basketball, a picture of D. Rose before his injury, a picture of D. Rose after his injury, a bulletin board with NBA players supportive tweets, and of course – roses.
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Attending a Chicago sporting event should be on everyone’s bucket list!

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