Look at those dazzling views!
Turquoise water beyond a lush, green Mediterranean-style terrace…
A beautiful Moroccan-themed mansion…
Any guesses on where this slice of paradise is located?
Would you have suspected in a million years that it is located in downtown Chicago?
Yes indeed, that turquoise blue water is none other than cold Lake Michigan!
This penthouse apartment is built atop an historic 1927 high-rise on Chicago’s famed Lake Shore Drive.
This is one of the premier residential historic cooperatives in the city.
And guess what? The penthouse is up for sale!
Have a look inside this insanely elegant 8,000 square foot private residence…
Check out the amazing vaulted ceiling:
The penthouse was designed by famed New York architect, Rosario Candela. This was his only residential commission in Chicago, and outside of New York.
And this is the first time in 50 years that the penthouse has been for sale!
Listing price: a cool $17,000,000
The penthouse at 1500 Lake Shore Drive encompasses the entire top floor, with unobstructed views in all directions.
This exquisite dwelling feels more like an Italianate villa on Lake Como than a Chicago high-rise apartment.
It is jaw-droppingly stunning.
Most of the rooms have doors out to the green terrace:
The living room has 20 foot high original coffered ceilings.
There is also a wood-paneled bar:
The ostentatious wealth in this place is overboard.
But it’s fun to look at!
The penthouse boasts 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.
Imagine the real estate commission when this place sells!
This truly is one of the most spectacular penthouse apartments ever built.
It looks so appealing in the summertime, but House Crazy Sarah wonders what this place is like during the brutal, cold, snowy Chicago winters.
Just remember… that turquoise blue water is actually chilly ol’ Lake Michigan!