After collecting more than 2,000 names of interested parties during pre-sales, developer Ricker-Murphy is launching sales at Lincoln Park 2520, the high-rise designed by Lucien Lagrange Architects. A 2,700-square-foot model, decorated by Darcy Bonner and Associates, has also opened on-site, at 2520 N Lakeview Ave. Our first unveiling of the design drew dozens of comments, mostly from readers wondering why Lagrange continually shucks off his gift for cutting-edge design for these big-money projects. Answer: just look at the address, folks.
The building is divided into 21-, 39- and 30-story towers, the tallest with a metal-clad mansard roof. The granite and limestone base has a two-story entrance supported by classical columns, and 13 townhomes will line St. James and Deming streets. There’s also a one-plus-acre private park and parking for 625 cars on-site. Amenities in the building include 24-hour door staff, a concierge, a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool. Some of the penthouse units also will have private rooftop gardens. The 312 condos range from one to three bedrooms and 900 to 9,000 square feet, the latter based on the opportunity to combine units into a full-floor home. Prices start in the $550s and could reach to $10 million if units are combined.