1325 North Astor
Designed by renowned architect Andrew Rebori, 1325 N. Astor was constructed in 1928-29 and stands today as a distinctive Gold Coast gem. Built to a scale that was lavish even by the standards of the day, the building remains one of Chicagos most elegant addresses.Comprised of just 12 units, the building features a limestone and red brick faade with classical details. Building amenities include 24-hour door staff, a live-in engineer, and basement storage. The building owns an attached self-park garage and offers leased garage parking for one car per residence. For residents with more than one vehicle, additional garage parking is located nearby. The building is located in the highly rated Ogden Elementary School and Lincoln Park High School attendance areas. The Latin School of Chicago is also within walking distance. Goudy Square Playlot Park is just a block away.The Gold Coast offers easy access to Michigan Avenue and downtown. Buses are just a block away on Lake Shore Drive. The expressway is due west off of North Avenue or Division Street. The seventh-floor residence has been fully renovated and offers elegant Art Dco-inspired dcor. It offers 360-degree views from oversized windows of the lake, treetops, and city skyline. The floor plan includes 10-foot ceilings, beautifully proportioned formal rooms, a large eat-in kitchen, and three en suite bedrooms. The fourth bedroom has been opened up, creating a cozy family room off the kitchen, and the maids bath is now a laundry/utility room. Two locked storage rooms in the basement compliment the homes generous closet space. This residence was fully remodeled in 1993 with architecture and design by Scott Himmel. At the time, the plumbing, electrical, and HVAC were upgraded. In addition, the original terrazzo flooring with custom inlays was restored in the entry foyer and dining room. In 2004, the windows were replaced throughout, including new fire-rated windows in three areas. In 2005, the home went through another round of renovations that included upgrading the kitchen and replacing the appliances, renovating the second bath, opening up the maids bedroom to create a family room, and converting the maids bath into a laundry/utility room.If you think this home might be right for you, please call or email us. We are standing by to answer your questions or schedule a time for you to walk through with a member of our team.