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Condo in the Gold Coast’s famous Moorish ‘keyhole’ building wants $700K

The two-bedroom residence occupies the entire second floor of the distinctive Dearborn Parkway structure.

In River Forest, a Prairie School social club turned unusual home returns for $600K

The landmark property was designed by notable architect William E. Drummond in 1913.

5 things to know about Rod Blagojevich’s Ravenswood Manor home

A closer look at the neighborhood’s most notorious address.

Lakeview’s landmarked Serbian museum is back as a $2.3M fixer-upper

The 1902 mansion has a cave-themed bar in the basement.

What’s changed at the iconic ‘Home Alone’ house 30 years later

Three decades after the John Hughes movie, the home is still an attraction.

Historic Gold Coast mansion from TV’s ‘Webster’ can be yours for $7.5M

The State Parkway residence was rented by former Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade in 2016.

Chicago’s most expensive listing is still up for grabs for $45 million

This Lincoln Park mansion comes with a walled garden and driveway gravel imported from France.

Famous Prairie School home that moved from Wilmette to Evanston seeks $600K

The John S. Van Bergen design has relocated in 2014 to avoid demolition.

Woodstock home from the movie ‘Groundhog Day’ seeks $249K

The historic craftsman served as the piano teacher’s home in the 1993 Hollywood film.

Gold Coast mansion built in 1888 returns with $2.4M price cut

The Cobb & Frost-designed landmark is once again Chicago’s second priciest listing.

Al Capone’s family home sells for $116K above asking price

The historic Park Manor two-flat was listed for $110K but sold for $226K.

Stanley Tigerman’s playful ‘Suburban Village’ asks $1.2M

The Highland Park compound is a daring mix of cylinders, rectangles, and wedges.

1891 Victorian built by Abbott Labs founder sells for $1.75M

The landmark Ravenswood home features classic architecture and many modern upgrades.

Landmark Old Irving Park mansion returns for $850K

The historic 1874 home predates the neighborhood’s annexation by the city of Chicago.

Live in the ‘House of Tomorrow’ from the 1933 World’s Fair

All you have to do is cough up $3 million to restore the dilapidated modernist icon

Own Al Capone’s former South Side home for $110K

A fixer-upper with an interesting past.

Gold Coast condo in Patterson-McCormick Mansion asks $1.325M

The bright duplex unit melds traditional and contemporary elements.

Landmark $2.9M Lincoln Park workers cottage finds buyer in just 8 days

Originally built in 1892, the heavily renovated residence was quick to go under contract.

Tour Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in all its winter glory

For the first time, visitors can experience the property’s wintertime landscape through the modernist home’s glass walls.

$50M listing pulled off the market in Lincoln Park

After two years and no takers, Chicago’s most expensive home is no longer for sale.

Inside the Gold Coast’s historic Thompson House, listed for $21.9M

The sprawling 19th century home is Chicago’s second priciest listing.

Gold Coast’s famous Florsheim mansion returns for $2.4M

Designed by Andrew Rebori and later reconfigured by Bertrand Goldberg, the historic property last sold in 2006.

Own Kenwood’s historic Goodman Mansion for $4.5M

Built in 1892, the stately South Side home has been methodically restored and thoroughly updated.

Own this remarkable midcentury glass house south of Chicago for $749K

Designed by a Mies van der Rohe disciple Harry "Deever" Rockwell, the minimalist home is surprisingly practical.

Northbrook mansion with 1970s vibes seeks $1.395M

The unusual suburban estate once belonged to notable Chicago designer Richard Himmel.

Gold Coast mansion built for 19th century beer baron returns with new price

The old brownstone has languished in the market for years.

Former Wrigley estate in Lake Geneva sells for a record-setting $11.25M

The waterfront property first listed for $16.45 million.

Grand Boulevard’s historic Swift Mansion dips below $1M

The newly reduced 1893 greystone has some great details but will still need some work.

Lincoln Park’s foreclosed Wrigley Mansion sells for $4.65M

The famous 1896 home changed hands at a heavily discounted price.

Ann Lurie unloads massive Gold Coast mansion for $12 million

The 1891 home and half-acre yard was purchased by the neighboring Latin School of Chicago.

Oak Park’s 1896 Simpson Dunlop estate takes a dip in price

The home is influenced by the Prairie School architectural movement but still retains some of its Victorian charms.

Architect F. S. Allen’s haunted Joliet home is available as a $99K fixer-upper

The 19th century Romanesque home is in need of some renovations ....and possibly an exorcist.

Historic Maher-designed mansion in Buena Park returns for $5.69M

The famed Claude Seymour House is back to reclaim the title of Uptown’s priciest listing.

College of Surgeons lists its two Lake Shore Drive mansions for $22M

The Gold Coast museum and neighboring mansion are available as a bundled pair.

Glencoe’s famous Pabst mansion sells for $3.57M

The previous owner was initially seeking nearly $6.3 million for the sprawling North Shore property.

Historic Nash House in Kenwood returns with new asking price

The 1895 South Side property features seven bedrooms plus a detached two-bedroom coach house.

Libertyville estate designed by David Adler returns seeking $1.43M

The historic home has been on and off the market multiple times in the last two years

Lincoln Park house from TV’s ‘Family Matters’ to be demolished

A demolition permit was issued this week for the two-story frame house which appeared in the classic TV series

Lake Forest’s palatial Morton Salt estate returns seeking $7.9M

The historic and slow-to-sell mansion has seen its price widely fluctuate for the better part of a decade.