What on earth is this mesmerizing triplex penthouse still doing on the market? Listing in January for $999,000, the ask has stepped its way down to $799,000 in four $50K price chops. Occupying pieces of "an intimate building's" top three floors (yes, 20 stories is "intimate" in Streeterville), this space boasts a double-height living area with 18' windows and a glass block interior balcony. The windows and a private roof terrace frame ridiculous lake and skyline views, a skylit room adjoins said deck, a master suite includes a marble bath, and hardwood floors abound. The seller is banking on newer kitchen fixtures to help sell the tight cooking space. That drawback joins two others in the utilitarian secondary bathrooms and the extra $50K for garage parking in stunting a sale and triggering cuts. Oh, and monthly dues, at $1,607, are steep. Still, we'd expect this kind of place to sell itself. Guess not.
·Listing: 221 E Walton St. #20PW [Prudential Rubloff]