Illinois’ Most Expensive Home Is a $18.75M Mansion in Chicago

Illinois’ Most Expensive Home Is a $18.75M Mansion in Chicago

No matter the price point, there are amenities that are difficult to come by in an urban setting: natural sunlight, a courtyard, and

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No matter the price point, there are amenities that are difficult to come by in an urban setting: natural sunlight, a courtyard, and more than 10,000 square feet of living space.

However, this 20,000-square-foot home in Chicago’s tony Gold Coast neighborhood ticks all three boxes.

It’s now on the market for $18,750,000 and listed by Katherine Malkin of Compass. The prodigious price tag makes it the most expensive home for sale in Illinois.

The six-bedroom, 8.5-bath property was designed to house the sellers’ art collection and accommodate their children when they were young, Malkin thinks the residence—with its lovely limestone and black granite—could attract a variety of buyers.

The agent named two possibilities for a great fit right off the bat: “If you are somebody who is an art collector or wants to entertain,” she says.

The gallery area can comfortably fit 80 people for an event. There are also four outdoor areas with greenery, including a garden terrace and central courtyard. But the buyer pool isn’t limited to just those two potential categories of people.

“I can just as easily see a young person with four kids moving in there,” says Malkin.

The agent says she has been pleasantly surprised to host showings for younger buyers, showing them through a custom cast-aluminum door with gold-leaf detail, paired with Napoleon III sconces sourced by an…



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