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Midcentury modern duplex in Lincoln Park asks $500K

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In 1965, architect Harry Weese designed the 23-unit condo building

Photos by Matt Driscoll VHT Studios, courtesy of @properties listing agent Lisa Rudisel

Midcentury modern homes are a challenge to find in city limits. But that’s not the only reason why this duplex in Lincoln Park is rare—it’s located in a building designed by architect Harry Weese.

In Chicago, Weese is known for the Time-Life skyscraper, the circular Seventeenth Church of Christ, and the sloping River Cottages. The modernist architect railed against the popular International Style and Miesian copycats of the time.

This 23-unit condo building was constructed in 1965 at the peak of his career. The two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom duplex comes with ebony-stained hardwood floors, two private terraces just off both bedrooms, and large square windows.

A thoughtful kitchen renovation brought blonde wood, white countertops, cabinets with minimal hardware, and glass globe light fixtures. Plus an all new master bathroom with a stone and glass shower, indirect lighting, and a floating vanity.

The assessments for 235 West Eugenie Street Unit T4 run at about $299 per month. Love what you see? The midcentury modern stunner is listed for $500,000.

Warm, retro art and midcentury modern furniture.
The new kitchen features a waterfall breakfast island.
The kitchen’s lightfixtures have serious midcentury modern vibes.
The grey and white bathroom has textured tile details.
Private balconies are located at the front and rear of the home, just off the bedrooms.