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Thomas and Rapp Architecture


Chicago is a proud city and the entire nation can take pride in Chicago architecture. In a city of stunning architecturally significant skyscrapers, refined architectural ornamentation, and a wealth of museums, it is no surprise to find one of the nation’s most palatial Beaux Arts mansions in the heart of Chicago. Designed by Thomas & Rapp, this prestigious estate is situated on three full lots on Chicago's historic Astor Street on the Gold Coast.

The 20,000 square foot main house has been painstakingly restored and includes a formal dining room that overlooks Astor Street, with an adjoining library, ballroom, 13 fireplaces, vast reception foyer and sweeping grand staircase embellishing the gracious lifestyle of the 19th century.

On the garden level there is a media room, wine cellar, laundry area and spa designed in the style of a Roman bath with meditation room and a glass mosaic pool with a gold leaf dome replicating a Faberge egg. In addition, there is a four-room coach house apartment and 5+ car elevator lift garage, plus two additional parking spaces and secure private courtyard.

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