888 S Michigan Ave #2, Chicago, IL 60605
888 S Michigan Ave #2, Chicago, IL 60605
888 S Michigan Ave #2, Chicago, IL 60605
FOR SALE

888 S Michigan Ave #2
Chicago, IL 60605

South Loop

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Home Highlights

Parking
2 Car Garage
Outdoor
Deck
A/C
Heating & Cooling
HOA
$3,643/monthly
Price/Sqft
$333
Listed
99 days ago

Description

Exceptional full-floor penthouse on South Michigan Ave Cultural Mile offers breathtaking panoramic views of Chicago lakefront, "forever open, clear and free." Step off the keyed elevator into your spacious private center foyer and into an executive home office suite. To the east is a stunningly expansive light-filled Great Room, one-of-a-kind for family living as well as for hosting parties large and small. To the west are the master bedroom suite plus 3 bedrooms. This truly one-of-a-kind condo is an urban retreat in a park setting and also steps from restaurants, Soldier Field, Orchestra Hall and other music stages, live theaters, Lake Michigan, Burnham Harbor and Monroe Harbor for boat owners, bike paths, Millennium Park and Museum Campus. National historic landmark building by Holabird Roche in 1913 was gutted and redeveloped in 2002. Single-owner Penthouse 2 was lovingly finished with bespoke details and finishes. Lobby is staffed 24/7 for security and valet parking; exceptionally dedicated staff. Amazing common rooftop with incredible views of the lake and park are also provided. Perfect for the family that wants an urban retreat that also facilitates an active lifestyle. Ideal home combines luxury, comfort, and the best of city life. Location is ideal for parents looking to enroll in private schooling - quick 10 min. drive to St. Ignatius, 7 min. drive to Lab school, and 10 min. walk to the British school.

Home Details for 888 S Michigan Ave #2

Active Status

MLS Status: Active

Interior Features

Interior Details
Basement: NoneNumber of Rooms: 11Types of Rooms: Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom, Dining Room, Kitchen, Living Room
Beds & Baths
Number of Bedrooms: 4Number of Bathrooms: 5Number of Bathrooms (full): 4Number of Bathrooms (half): 1
Dimensions and Layout
Living Area: 6000 Square Feet
Appliances & Utilities
Appliances: Range, Microwave, Dishwasher, High End Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal, Stainless Steel Appliance(s), Wine Refrigerator, Cooktop, Range Hood, HumidifierDishwasherDryerLaundry: In Unit,Laundry Hook-Up in Unit,Main Level,Size(09X06)MicrowaveRefrigeratorWasher
Heating & Cooling
Heating: Natural Gas,ZonedHas CoolingAir Conditioning: Central Air,ZonedHas Heating
Fireplace & Spa
Number of Fireplaces: 1Fireplace: Gas Log, Living RoomHas a Fireplace
Gas & Electric
Electric: Circuit Breakers
Windows, Doors, Floors & Walls
Flooring: HardwoodCommon Walls: End Unit
Levels, Entrance, & Accessibility
Number of Stories: 14Accessibility: Door Width 32 Inches or More, Hall Width 36 Inches or More, Swing In Door(s), Entry Slope less than 1 foot, Main Level Entry, Other Main Level Modifications, Wheelchair Accessible, Disability AccessElevatorFloors: Hardwood
View
Has a ViewView: Water
Security
Security: Fire Sprinkler System, Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)

Exterior Features

Exterior Home Features
Patio / Porch: Roof DeckExterior: Outdoor Grill
Parking & Garage
Number of Garage Spaces: 2Number of Covered Spaces: 2Other Parking: Garage(On Site, Owned, Attached)Has a GarageHas an Attached GarageParking Spaces: 2Parking: Garage Attached
Frontage
Waterfront: Lake FrontNot on Waterfront
Water & Sewer
Sewer: Public Sewer

Days on Market

Days on Market: 99

Property Information

Year Built
Year Built: 1913
Property Type / Style
Property Type: ResidentialProperty Subtype: Condominium
Building
Construction Materials: BrickNot a New ConstructionAttached To Another StructureNo Additional Parcels
Property Information
Parcel Number: 17153050291036

Price & Status

Price
Price Per Sqft: $333
Status Change & Dates
Possession Timing: Close Of Escrow

Location

School Information
Elementary School: South Loop Elementary SchoolElementary School District: 299Jr High / Middle School: South Loop Elementary SchoolJr High / Middle School District: 299High School: Phillips Academy High SchoolHigh School District: 299

Agent Information

Listing Agent
MLS/Source ID: 11197988

HOA

HOA Fee Includes: Water, Parking, Security, Doorman, TV/Cable, Exterior Maintenance, Lawn Care, Scavenger, Snow Removal, InternetHas an HOAHOA Fee: $3,643/Monthly

Listing Info

Special Conditions: List Broker Must Accompany

Tax Information

Annual Tax Amount: $35,674

Business

Business Information
Ownership: Condo

Miscellaneous

Water ViewWater View: Water

Additional Information

HOA Amenities: Door Person,Elevator(s),Storage,Sundeck,Security Door Lock(s),Service Elevator(s)Mlg Can View
Last check for updates: about 2 months ago
Listing Provided by: Victoria Rezin
Coldwell Banker Realty
Dawn Mckenna
Coldwell Banker Realty
Source: MRED as distributed by MLS GRID, MLS#11197988

Price History for 888 S Michigan Ave #2

Event DetailsPrice
08/19/2021
Listed For Sale
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11135765
$2M

03/26/2021
Listed For Sale
MRED as distributed by MLS GRID #11033451
$2.95M

10/31/2020
ListingRemoved
Agent Provided
$2.95M

02/26/2020
PriceChange
Agent Provided
$2.95M

10/23/2019
PriceChange
Agent Provided
$3.48M

04/16/2019
Listed For Sale
Agent Provided
$3.98M

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Property Taxes and Assessment

Year2017
Tax$32,455
Assessment$1,541,400
Home facts updated by county records

Price Trends

For homes in 60605
$406,151
Typical home value
This home: $1,995,000 80% above
$603
Typical Home Value by sqft
This home: $333 81% below
Price trends provided by third party data sources.

Neighborhood Overview

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What Locals Say about South Loop

At least 500 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 93%
    There are sidewalks
  • 91%
    It's dog friendly
  • 85%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 81%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 81%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 67%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 62%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 46%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 45%
    Parking is easy
  • 42%
    Kids play outside
  • 39%
    It's quiet
  • 36%
    There are community events
  • 35%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 34%
    Car is needed
  • 30%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 21%
    There's wildlife
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  • Trulia User
    "My neighborhood is close to CTA lines, bike shares, and walkable to the loop. I’m able to walk to my office in the loop when the weather is nice"
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    "Streets are busy so it can be very noisy. When major events happen (marathon, lolapalooza, etc the streets shut down and access can be difficult. There are great dog parks throughout the neighborhood that you can visit. "
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  • Trulia User
    "This is a diverse neighborhood with a vibrant feel. Easy access to shopping as well as the lakefront."
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  • Trulia User
    "There are some dog parks around but also a lot of concrete in between. Not a lot of green space for the dogs to be happy in."
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  • Trulia User
    "The closeness to everything... Soldier Field, Museums, Lake Front, Grant Park, Restaurants, Grocery Stores and so much more. "
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  • Trulia User
    "the easiest commute I've ever had. just walk down Polk to the other entrance for Harrison red line stop. go north 4 stops and I'm at work! "
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  • Trulia User
    "I walk everywhere within the Loop, or bike if the weather is nice enough. Public transit is quite frequent and feels safe."
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  • Trulia User
    "printers row literary fest, close to the loop and museums and the lake, easy to access, not overly crowded, not overly expensive "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are plenty of green spaces in the parks for dogs, most stores are dog friendly and offer treats for them."
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  • Trulia User
    "I have been living in this neighborhood for ten years it's a very calm neighborhood which gives you the feeling of suburban if you have kids at the same time you are the main city and connected to everything "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are tons of dogs in the neighborhood and several parks, including two dog play-lots within walking distance. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s a safe neighborhood and it’s a lot of places to shop at as fair grocery stores, and retail. Police is always patrolling the area. "
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  • Trulia User
    "I have lived in the south loop for 3 years and love it! It’s a very dog and kid friendly area. The apartments are large compared to many spaces in the rest of the city& there is easy access to public transportation."
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  • Trulia User
    "Nothing everything is dog friendly. Some people are afraid of dogs around so you have to keep them on a short leash"
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  • Trulia User
    "Festivals are done year round here in south loop. Book festivals, music festivals and live events at the millennium park."
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  • Trulia User
    "My commute is 5 mins on the orange line to the loop. Living close to the Roosevelt station, I have easy access to the red, orange and green lines making it easy to get anywhere in the city"
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  • Trulia User
    "It has everything you need in walking distance, shops, groceries, restaurants, transportation and it’s diverse. Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s , Mariano’s , Jewel , 711 and more are steps away. Hush and University of Chicago haveoffofices near by. Lots food options. H&M, Banana Republic and more. The blue, red, orange, green lines are walking distance away. "
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  • Trulia User
    "The commute is easy. Many options to choose from. Train, bus, walk, drive, Uber, Lyft, carpool, etc. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood. And is currently evolving to be even better. More restaurants and stores appear all the time. Very close to all museums, parks and touristic attractions of the City. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Live out here for 12 yrs. Seems pretty safe and convenient to everything. Transportation is close by and shops galore. Kind a loud because of the traffic but other than that I love this place. "
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s super easy! There is access to a lot of public transportation near by and I can easily walk to work in the loop from here."
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  • Trulia User
    "They love it! Right by grant park and so many great places to take the pup! It’s also a community with a large amount of pups"
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  • Trulia User
    "We are close to Lake Michigan, grant park and field museum. Friendly neighborhood.No better place to be! "
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  • Trulia User
    "People look out for each other. Great area for dogs & kids. Very diverse in population. Good shopping & restaurants."
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  • Trulia User
    "The community is amazing, we help each other out. We make stuff happen. We keep it old school nothing haves change. "
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  • Trulia User
    "the S loop has great public transportation options from the CTA buses and trains to the Metra which is also in the area if you have to commute farther."
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  • Trulia User
    "People are always walking their dogs - can walk into grant park or go to the local dog parks. Folks generally clean up after themselves and the dogs are well-behaved."
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  • Trulia User
    "awesome place to live for singles, families, and older generation. has parks and sidewalks available."
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  • Trulia User
    "Lots of traffic but access to 3 train lines, multiple buses and of course plenty of lyft and u we drivers always in the area "
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  • Trulia User
    "Lots of soccer games and team sports for kids and adults at Kelly park. During the summer time McKinley park has the neighborhood pool open summer camp for kids. Pond for adults to take their kids fishing or even just for a nice walk around the park "
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    "The book fair is nothing short of amazing. The lake, skate park, Millennium park, simply beautiful incredible and full of amazing energy!"
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  • Trulia User
    "South Loop is Very family friendly. There are tons of events at Mother’s Park in the summer and fall. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Several millennium and grant park Festivals and proximity to lake front, active life style several restaurants near by"
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  • Trulia User
    "There are lots of kids in our area. The parks are a great place for the kids to play. Our building works to welcome families and pets. "
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  • Trulia User
    "Compared to other neighborhoods in Chicago, I feel it is right in the middle (meaning not too crazy) for traffic (easy to get to highways, except maybe during soldier field events), crime (pretty much non-existent except for your petty crimes associated with the Roosevelt train stop), age of residents (not all 25 year olds like Lincoln Park, not all families like Roscoe Village), bars & restaurants (not West Loop overly packed, but not Bronzeville empty)."
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  • Trulia User
    "I hardly see any kids in the neighborhood only 1 kid in my 50 unit building. There are playgrounds for children in the neighborhood. "
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  • Trulia User
    "There are families here. Mostly of younger children. Some blocks are better than others. Alot of new construction "
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  • Trulia User
    "Not the most safe place for kids. Lighting is bad, lots of people walking around at all hours of the day. "
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888 S Michigan Ave #2, Chicago, IL 60605 is a 4 bedroom, 5 bathroom, 6,000 sqft condo built in 1913. 888 S Michigan Ave #2 is located in South Loop, Chicago. This property is currently available for sale and was listed by MRED as distributed by MLS GRID on Aug 23, 2021. The MLS # for this home is MLS# 11197988.