5733 N Kenmore Ave

Chicago - Edgewater

$1,299,900 | Two to Four Units | 9 bedrooms | . baths | MLS #11091762


Property Description

THIS STATELY RESIDENCE WAS DESCRIBED IN THE 1917 PUBLICATION OF "DIRECTORY TO APARTMENTS OF THE BETTER CLASS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF CHICAGO" BY PARDRIDGE & BRADLEY AS A "WONDER BUILDING". DESIGNED BY FAMED ARCHITECT J.E. PRIDMORE TO APPEAR AS A SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE, THIS UNIQUE BUILDING WAS ACTUALLY BUILT AS A DUPLEX, ONE OF THE FIRST OF ITS DAY. TODAY THE SAME FLOOR PLAN MAY BE VIEWED IN THE TWO LUXURY EIGHT-ROOM APARTMENTS AS ORIGINALLY BUILT, ALTHOUGH THE THIRD FLOOR BALLROOM AND BILLIARD ROOM HAVE BEEN CONVERTED TO A THIRD APARTMENT. A GARDEN APARTMENT ALSO HAS BEEN ADDED. THE BUILDING HAS RETAINED ITS ARCHITECTUAL INTEGRITY AND BEAUTIFUL DETAIL THROUGHOUT THE YEARS - EITHER KEPT INTACT OR CAREFULLY RESTORED. IT STANDS NOW AS A STUNNING REMINDER OF THE GRANDEUR OF CHICAGO'S LAKE FRONT WHEN THIS AND OTHER STATELY MANSIONS EMBROIDERED THE SHORE. ELEGANT APPOINTMENTS IN THE FIRST AND SECOND FLOOR APARTMENTS INCLUDE SPACIOUS LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM, ENTRY HALL, SUN ROOM, 3 BED ROOMS, 2 BATHS, KITCHEN WITH FLOOR TO CEILING CUPBOARDS AND WALK-IN PANTRY. OTHER AMENITIES INCLUDE: LUSTROUS OAK AND MAHOGANY BEAMED CEILINGS, DOORS, MOLDINGS, MANTLE AND BUILT-IN BOOKSHELVES IN THE LIVING ROOM. THE WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE IS TILED WITH "ROCKWOOD." CERAMIC IN A "DRAGON/WING" MOTIF. ALSO, MARBLE ENTRYWAY, GLASSED-IN SUNROOM, FINISHED OAK FLOORS THROUGHOUT. FRONT, SIDE AND REAR YARDS ARE TERRACED AND DECKED WITH WOLMANIZED LUMBER AND LEAD TO A 2-CAR GARAGE WITH E, E. OPENER. THE PROPERTY IS SITUATED ON A 50'X150* LOT AND IS COMPLETELY SURROUNDED BY A WROUGHT IRON FENCE, ONE BLOCK TO THE LAKE AND LAKE SHORE DRIVE EXPRESS BUS DOWNTOWN!


Property Details

Property Features 24 rooms, 9 bedrooms and . baths

  • Master Bedroom
  • Kitchen
  • 2019 Taxes : 18772.42
  • Year Built : 1917
  • Lot Size : .25-.49 Acre


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