Be transported back to medieval Spain without leaving Chicago’s South Side in this historic Hyde Park residence featuring 19-foot-tall ceilings, soaring arched windows, and a walk-in fireplace turret lined with colorful tiles.
Located on the ninth floor of the 1920s-era Jackson Towers, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo offers an attractive combination of unique old-world architecture, 4,200 square feet of living space, and sweeping views of Lake Michigan and the (freshly renamed) Museum of Science & Industry.
Described by listing agent Robert Sullivan of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff as “truly extraordinary,” the castle-like home hit the market this week with an asking price of $925,000. Assessments run an extra $2,369 per month, but are not really out-of-line given the age of the building and the size of the unit.
The current owner, a professor at the nearby University of Chicago, purchased the home for $875,000 in 2008, Crain’s reported. Since then, the property received several notable improvements including the addition of a new air conditioning system, an updated kitchen, and repairs to the cork wood flooring.
If the Moorish Revival style isn’t really your thing, consider this charming wood-paneled co-op listed for $395,000 in the nearby Art Deco Powhatan building.