Tag: Penthouse

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Apartments offer a new perspective on riverfront living

Apartments offer a new perspective on riverfront living

Wolf Point, the iconic site at the confluence of the north, south and main branches of the Chicago River, hosted Chicago's first taverns, its firs [...]
Website now live for Wolf Point West apartments in River North

Website now live for Wolf Point West apartments in River North

Wolf Point West's iconic site at the confluence of three branches of the Chicago River has generated intense curiosity about the sleek apartment t [...]
Wolf Point West apartments prepping for January occupancy

Wolf Point West apartments prepping for January occupancy

The weather was gloomy last Thursday when I headed for the roof of the new Wolf Point West apartment tower, and it was raining by the time I left. [...]
What do you consider a penthouse?

What do you consider a penthouse?

It's common for real estate agents to refer to the top floor of any residential building as a penthouse. It may be even more common for real estat [...]
Dennis Rodkin goes to heaven

Dennis Rodkin goes to heaven

Chicago Magazine's Dennis Rodkin didn't have to die to get to a place he deems to die for, the 6-level 19th floor penthouse at 6 N Michigan in the [...]
Park Tower penthouse sells for $15 million

Park Tower penthouse sells for $15 million

At an architectural height of 844 feet, the Park Tower condominium, 800 N Michigan Ave, ranks as Chicago's 12th tallest building. It's the fifth-t [...]
The views from Legacy’s penthouses

The views from Legacy’s penthouses

"Legacy is all about the views," said Mesa Development's Jim Hanson during our pre-completion tour of Legacy's 71st floor in April of 2009. Th [...]
Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

Is this still Chicago’s most astonishing penthouse?

The 25-story brick and limestone co-op at 1500 N Lake Shore Dr is the only Chicago building designed by Rosario Candela, the New York "real estate [...]
Great lake and city views from a Streeterville penthouse

Great lake and city views from a Streeterville penthouse

This 30th floor 2-bedroom plus den, 2 ½ bath condo has superlative views from its south-facing floor-to-ceiling windows and generously-sized balco [...]
A fresh look at a duplex riverfront penthouse

A fresh look at a duplex riverfront penthouse

Chicago Magazine's Dennis Rodkin's most recent video tour focuses on a two-story penthouse on the Chicago River. The home boasts dramatic views fr [...]
Rent reduces on Chicago’s “most fabulous outdoor space”

Rent reduces on Chicago’s “most fabulous outdoor space”

When I visited the full-floor penthouse at 888 S Michigan Ave last October I was impressed with the views from what I called "the best private pen [...]
Riverfront duplex penthouse back on the market

Riverfront duplex penthouse back on the market

The spectacular duplex penthouse at 445 E North Water St was listed for sale at $4.89 million when I toured it with Prudential Rubloff's Prudenti [...]
The view from a 49th floor master bath

The view from a 49th floor master bath

A penthouse, strictly defined, is "the top floor of a tall building, typically luxuriously fitted, and offering fine views." Real estate agents [...]
Dueling penthouses at Water Tower Place

Dueling penthouses at Water Tower Place

Two 72nd floor penthouse units have recently come on the market at Water Tower Place in Streeterville. Unit 7201 is a 2-bedroom, 2 ½ bath home [...]
The best private penthouse terrace in the South Loop

The best private penthouse terrace in the South Loop

I've seen Grant Park from many vantage points, high and low -- from penthouses 800 feet above the city, from a helicopter, and from many an airpla [...]
A private rooftop terrace overlooking Grant Park

A private rooftop terrace overlooking Grant Park

You don't have to look very hard to find buildings that offer panoramic views of Grant Park, Millennium Park and the Museum Campus – they're abund [...]
An 18-room rooftop bungalow on Lake Shore Drive

An 18-room rooftop bungalow on Lake Shore Drive

A number of Chicago's most prestigious residential buildings maintain a low public profile, garner little attention, and prefer their relative obs [...]
Live on Chicago’s highest residential floor

Live on Chicago’s highest residential floor

A penthouse unit on the 92nd floor of the John Hancock Center has been on the market for about 30 days, priced at $959,000. It's being sold as 1,7 [...]
See a renovated 4-bedroom Gold Coast penthouse

See a renovated 4-bedroom Gold Coast penthouse

If you go searching for the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast you're likely to find it at 1400 N State Pkwy. The location almost defines the Gold Coa [...]
Sitting atop Evanston in your own light-filled penthouse

Sitting atop Evanston in your own light-filled penthouse

Chicago doesn’t lay claim to ALL the good views. Check out this suburban skyline from the penthouse at Grand Bend at Green Bay, overlooking Evans [...]
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