The Thorndale Beach North Condominium, 5901 N Sheridan Rd, was pictured as the home of Bob and Emily Hartley in the 1970s Bob Newhart Show.
Start with a Board President / condo manager who’s painted as adopting Captain Queeg as her role model. Add in an allegedly out-of-control attorney. Sprinkle with $3.1 million in special assessments (PDF) over an 8-year period. Cap it all off with the occasional unit whose value plummeted by more than two-thirds from 2007 to 2011.
The situation is, needless to say, likely to be more nuanced, but one that has to give prospective buyers pause – if not paralysis. Read it all.