Thursday, May 2, 2013
Willow Creek Community Church purchased 12 acres of former Glenview Naval Air Station land.
Glenview officials gave the green light to sell 41 acres of former Glenview Naval Air Station land for redevelopment for a total of $22.3 million to Willow Creek Community Church in Northfield and Glenview-based Edward R. James Partners, Chicago Tribune reported. Willow Creek Community Church purchased 12 acres on the southern part of the property and plans to build a one-story, 75,000-square-foot building then relocate the church from Northfield to Glenview. While the real estate company purchased the remaining 29 acres and hopes to build a total of 171 housing units—35 single-family villas, 68 town homes and 68 row homes—on the property, Chicago Tribune reported. Related Coverage
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
This $9,750,00 lakefront Winnetka home was designed and built for famed Chicago philanthropists Ann and Robert Lurie.
This lakefront Winnetka home, inspired by Mediterranean seaside homes, includes a pool, ten bedrooms, eleven bathrooms and a wine cellar in its 14,670 square feet. The home was designed and built for famed Chicago philanthropists Ann and Robert Lurie, and combines old world charm with modern day amentities. This $9,750,000 home is listed with John Baylor And Barbara Shield with @Properties. For more information on this or other properties, visit them online here.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Patch has rounded up the priciest 'Wow Houses' we've run in the past year. If you like to ogle North Shore homes for sale, take a peek.
It's Presidents Day. Which may have you thinking about that impressive white house at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. But we've got plenty of impressive abodes here on the North Shore, too. Each week, Patch features a "Wow House" for sale in our area. Today, we've pulled together the most expensive ones from our North Shore sites over the past year. Some are still for sale, others now have new owners. They all feature photos. So if you like to peruse photos of impressive homes for sale, click through to check out these impressive homes. $5.9 Million Deerfield House Has Nine Fireplaces This dream home boasts 18 rooms including seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, nine fireplaces and a grand ballroom. Jim McMahon's former $5.45M Northbrook Home For Sale …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Glencoe's Pabst Mansion is up for sale — at $6.95 million.
Glencoe's Pabst Mansion — built in 1936 for Harris Perlstein, the former Pabst Brewing Co. chairman and president — is up for sale, with a $6.95-million price tag, according to The Chicagoist, which has some impressive photos of the home on its site. The mansion, which was designed by architect William Pereira, features an elevator, a built-in pool and a walnut-paneld library. The 14,364-square-foot home at 443 Sheridan Rd. also includes four fireplaces, a home theatre, 8.4 bathrooms and eight bedrooms, according to the home's listing by Jody Handler-Dickstein and Coldwell Banker. For more news on real estate and homes in Winnetka and Glencoe, be sure to 'like' Patch on Facebook, and sign up for our free daily newsletter here.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we look at a 5,000-square-foot, 102-year-old Evanston home designed by Dwight Perkins, a Prairie School architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Homes that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $1.7 million Evanston home at 2700 Lincoln St., built in 1911 and designed by Dwight Perkins, a noted Prairie School architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright. The three-story, 5,000-square-foot home has six bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, and is located on 1/3 acre in north central Evanston. Prairie School details include 80 architectural windows to bring the "outside in," as well as crown molding, hardwood floors and period lighting. The living room features a wood-burning fireplace with oak mantel, while the formal dining room …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Want to see who sold their home in Cook County? Patch has compiled a searchable ongoing list of property sales in Cook County, based on data from the Cook County Recorder of Deeds.
Want to know how much that house down the block sold for or how many million dollar home sales there were in your community last year? Patch has put together a searchable real estate database of Cook County property sales that is updated twice a month as new data is received from the Cook County Recorder of Deeds. You can search by address (the field will fill in automatically as you start typing, but be patient — it may take a moment to catch up with you), or search a full town or a specific price range within a town. You can also search by the buyer or seller's name (and those fields will fill automatically as well). If no price is listed, or other information is missing, it is because it was not included in the information from the …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
In Patch's ongoing real estate column, we look at a Georgian-style brick home surrounded by lush trees.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Homes that fits the bill. Today's installment is a $3.14-million house at 1750 Braeside Ln., built in 1998, near the Sunset Ridge woods in east Northbrook. The 8,500-square-foot home rests on a 1.2 acre lot and features six bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two partial bathrooms, an outdoor pool and a golf range. For more information, visit the home's Coldwell Banker listing.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Glencoe home also features four floors of views of Lake Michigan.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Houses that fit the bill. This stunning $4,900,000 Glencoe home — located at 60 Harbor St. — was custum-built with four floors of stunning views of Lake Michigan, 109 feet of private beach and a stunning deck with tiered balconies. The home also has five bedrooms, nine baths (five full and 4 half), a chef's kitchen, an elevator and an indoor poll with a jacuzzi and spa. Check out the two bars and plenty of space for entertaining. The home is listed by Oleg Trifonov with Coldwell Banker. For more information on this or other homes in the area, contact him at (847)529-7780 or via email at …
Monday, January 21, 2013
The basketball legend's Highland Park home was listed at $29 million in February and was reduced to $21 million last week.
Update 1/18/2013: Michael Jordan's house has dropped in price from $29 million to $21 million, according to NBC Chicago. Thanks to Patch reader TJ Wheeler for the tip. Earlier: Michael Jordan's Highland Park home has been listed at $29 million since it appeared on the market in February. Typically, keeping the listing price constant is a surefire way to keep a home on the market. But from the home itself to the hoops you need to go through to even see it, nothing about the 2700 Point Lane is typical. At the time Jordan's 56,000-square-foot-home was listed, the Chicago Tribune pointed out that if the home sold for "anywhere near that asking price, it would be the most expensive, publicly listed home sale in the Chicago area." But will that…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The home for sale on the North Shore is by noted architect Daniel Burnham.
Looking for a home for sale on the North Shore? Or do you just like to ogle pictures of gorgeous real estate? Each week, Patch features North Shore Wow Houses that fit the bill. This beautiful $8,950,000 Kenilworth home must be seen to be believed. The house features a pool, a coach house, a theater and an expansive lawn and gardens. It also has seven bedrooms, six full baths, two half baths and a three car garage. It was designed by Daniel Burnham. This home is listed with Barbara Mawicke of Coldwell Banker. She can be reached at (847) 446-4000. For more information on this home and others on the North Shore, check out their website here.