Chicago fire-era house replaced by multi-million dollar condos

The two most expensive units will be two-story interiors with large rooftop terraces, Hebson said. An elevator opens directly into each unit.

The fifth and smallest unit, a two-bedroom ground floor unit, costs $795,000.

Construction began several months ago, Hebson said, and units are expected to be delivered in 2023. The first two units went on sale yesterday, priced at $2.45 million and $2.65 million .

Designed by Chicago architecture firm 360 Design Studio, the brick building is built on the former 5,200-square-foot site of a three-and-a-half-story Italianate structure from the 1860s. sits on a short, quiet block between the action-packed streets of Randolph and Washington.

PLD demolished the old building earlier this year after buying it for $2.05 million. The site was about twice the size of the building’s footprint and had been family-owned since 1987.

Because it was built in the decade before the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the building—its address was 116 N. Willard—was technically a “pre-fire” building, but the site is several blocks away. houses west of the Burnt District. Still, for his age, he was quite rare in the downtown neighborhoods.

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