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Modern Wheeler Kearns Manse Takes Skid, Sells for $2.825M

One of those achingly modern architect-built homes Curbed loves to track has just sold in Lincoln Park for $2.825M. The place is a trip, with an all-glass rear face, indoor lap pool, futuristic staircases, and ceilings approaching 20 feet. At 8,500 square feet we can legitimately call it a mansion, and its "parklike" 50' x 175' lot puts it in the class of major suburban spreads. Curiously this singular, rambunctious home couldn't get anything close to its initial October 2011 ask of $4.75M. When the half-mil chops started rolling in last Spring, it looked as if the hemorrhaging would cripple the seller. It didn't come to that, but the buyer has to be pleased.
·Listing: 643 W Arlington Place [Prudential Rubloff]
·Ask Drops $500K on Bonkers Lincoln Park Manse [Curbed Chicago]
·$4.75M Mansion That Harmonizes Old & New [Curbed Chicago]