• Real Estate


    • Mar 27, 2017

    • By:Emma Reynolds

    It’s no secret that Chicago has some of the most expensive and desirable real estate in the world, and right now the market is hotter than ever. The top five highest-priced residences are priced at $12.5 million and above, proving this is the ideal time to sell or buy. Whether you’re looking to buy or simply want to dream about your next abode, this list won’t disappoint.


    1. 1932 N. Burling Street

    Asking Price: $50 million

    With more than 25,000 square feet, this Lincoln Park mansion is one of the most expensive Chicago residential properties every listed. This regal mansion on the pricey Burling Street is well-manicured and spacious, surely worth every pretty penny of the asking price.


    Photo credit: Jameson Sotheby’s Intl. Realty


    2. 1516 N. Lake Shore Drive

    Asking Price: $13 million

    There’s nothing more prestigious than the 1500 stretch of North Lake Shore Drive in the reputable Gold Coast. The mansion, owned and occupied by the International College of Surgeons, was once listed for $17 million, and has a traditional, polished feel made to feel like home with detailed finishes.




    3. 9 W. Walton, Unit 3500

    Asking Price: $12.95 million

    Located in the up and coming No. 9 Walton condo tower, this gorgeous unit exudes a modern, airy vibe in one of the most exclusive buildings in Chicago. Residences in this Gold Coast condo building will be completed by April 2018.



    4. 401 N. Wabash, Unit 87A

    Asking Price: $12.7 million

     The Trump International Hotel & Tower caters to some of the city’s most discerning residents, so it’s no surprise that this residence on the 87th floor is jaw-dropping to say the least. With views that span the city, the 6,850-square-foot property is enough to satiate any desire for prime real estate.


    Photo credit: Coldwell Banker


    5. 1336 N. State Parkway

    Asking Price: $12.5 million

    A European-inspired style closely resembles that of Marie Antoinette, and that feeling of royalty is exactly why this residence teeters on $12.5 million to own. This 9,000-square-foot space with a private rooftop deck and an ornate layout makes this number five on the list.