Chicago’s Top 3 Highest Priced Luxury Condos for Sale

189 E. Lake Shore Dr. Luxury CondoChicago has a plethora of stunning architectural buildings designed by some of the world’s most prominent architects. With such a rich history and unbeatable amenities, they can come at some lofty prices! Can you top the ones we are about to highlight? Here are Chicago’s top three highest priced luxury condos for sale right now.


Near North Side Classic: Palmolive Building Penthouse, 159 East Walton Place #PH

Rooms: 12

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4 full, 4 partial
Size: 12,000 square feet

Price: $13.9 million
Palmolive Picture 159 E. WaltonThis spectacular, luxury, 12,000-square-foot penthouse comprises the top three floors of the infamous Palmolive building. This triplex penthouse that was once the hub of Playboy Enterprises, has room for formal entertaining on the first floor, an intimate family space on the second floor, and a leisure suite on the top floor with a screening room, billiards and Hugh Heffner’s original Playboy office. Looking to step out and enjoy the sunshine? The 700-square-foot, outdoor rooftop terrace has breathtaking views of the Lake and city—perfect for entertaining guests during the annual summer Air and Water Show!

Here you can expect to find soaring high ceilings, a kitchen with a great room, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, first and second floor laundry and a private outdoor terrace. Of course, there is a washer and dryer in the home.

The Palmolive Building is located on the Near North Side, where you can find an array of things to do including shopping on the Magnificent Mile, fine dining, theaters and nightlife.


Streeterville Masterpiece: 415 East North Water Street #PH05

Rooms: 12

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 partial
Size: 9,300 square feet

Price: $13 million
415 E. North Water St. StaircaseThis luxury penthouse is one of Streeterville’s most sought-after residences, not just for its prime location on the Chicago River, but also for its unparalleled extravagance!

Completed in 2010, this 33rd floor penthouse is perched on two levels and has a 67-foot wrap-around terrace with five private balconies! Two of the balconies are attached to bedrooms for added privacy and elegance. The home is permeated with marble and onyx, all sourced from Italy at a cost of more than $1 million.

This penthouse is centered around a $1 million glass and granite staircase. Add to that a 500-gallon hot tub with a pop-up TV and three 500-gallon saltwater aquariums stocked with live coral and tropical fish. You simply cannot find another luxury condo like this one, with a full in-unit basketball court and a squash court with dark stained oak and maple. Here, extravagance means a first floor master suite attached to an all-marble bathroom with heated floors and a walk-in closet. The ceilings soar above 20 feet with windows that offer a view of the stunning Lake and skyline! Don’t wait to tour this one today!


Near North Side Treasure: 189 East Lake Shore Drive #PH18

Rooms: 13

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5 full, 1 partial
Size: 7,662 square feet

Price: 12.9 million

189 E. Lake Shore Dr. Dining RoomIntroducing…another fabulous penthouse! (sheesh, is that all we’ve got?) Beautifully nestled on the prestigious East Lake Shore Drive, this waterfront home comes with almost 3,000 square feet of private outdoor space. The solarium and attached terraces offer absolutely breathtaking views of the Lake and city.

Five parking spaces are included in the price. PH18 also comes with a fireplace, a sunroom, and a kitchen with a marble island and high end, stainless steel appliances. You will never see anything like this Penthouse. Schedule a tour to see more of this beautiful treasure today!


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