Perched on the tenth floor of architect Bertrand Goldberg’s Astor Tower, this Gold Coast condo combines an efficient layout, modern updates, and classic midcentury modern quirkiness—including a stunning teal kitchen with its original metal cabinets.
The bright corner unit makes the most of its compact 800-square-foot floorplan and could be used as either a primary residence or the perfect pied-a-terre. It includes a small dining area and a wall of built-in shelving in its single bedroom. There’s also floor-to-ceiling glass, walnut doors, and new stone flooring in the kitchen plus new hardwood in the living room.
Goldberg completed Astor Tower, known for its distinctive stilt-supported base and an exposed concrete central core, in 1963. The late architect went on to design a number of famous Chicago projects, including notable Brutalist creations like Marina City, River City, and Wilbur Wright College.
The cozy but charming residence can be all yours for $255,000. The HOA assessment tacks on another $846 each month, but it covers building perks such as 24-hour door staff, an on-site fitness center, and a communal roof deck with impressive lake and skyline views.