For Sale: 325 W WELLINGTON, Chicago, IL 60657. 11-bedroom 7.3-bath, 1915 Lake View $4,995,000 begin new search
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Overview

Welcome to the Armour House! First time on the open market in approximately 90 years. This remarkable home has a rich Chicago history and many original features have been perfectly preserved. Built in approximately 1915 for Mrs. Elizabeth Montgomery Ward by the renowned architect Van Doren Shaw, this home displays meticulous details beyond anything available in today's construction. Purchased by Lester Armour, the infamous meat packer / banker, in 1921 and then purchased in the 1930s by the current owners, industrialists behind Standard Screw Company / Stanadyne. Featuring over 14,000 square feet in the main home and an additional 2400 square feet in the coach house, this historic mansion sits two doors from Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park. Situated on a secluded section of Wellington Avenue on an oversized 70 by 140 lot with a gated driveway off Wellington Avenue and gated alley access. Grand marble and limestone entryway leads to an impressive center staircase that leads to all four floors of the home. Second floor holds expansive living spaces with an enormous living room, formal dining room, library and amazing three season room. Spread throughout the home are 11 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 3 half baths. The home has a working elevator and a working dumbwaiter. Property has been impeccably maintained with newer roof and mechanical systems. Coach house with heated two car garage and a three-bedroom two bath apartment. Wonderful outdoor space includes a large patio and garden. Ample parking in the driveway for guests. This property has endless possibilities.

Address 325 W WELLINGTON

Chicago, IL 60657
Listing Status Active
Asking Price $4,995,000
Original Listing $4,995,000 @
Ownership
Property Type Fee Simple
Asssessment $0
HOA Features Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved, Other
Rooms
Bedroom 5, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7, Bedroom 8, Bedroom 9, Bedroom 10, Bedroom 11, Library, Sitting Room, Gallery
Square Footage Not Disclosed
Bedrooms 11
Full Bathrooms 7
Half Baths 3
Location
Directions North of Diversey, in between North Sheridan Road and North Lake Shore Drive.
Neighborhood Lake View
School District Not Listed
Public Records
County Cook
Tax PIN 14282030090000
Property Tax $171,765 for the year 2022
Features
Year Built 1915
Laundry Location
Elevator Not Listed
Cooling Central Air
Heating Natural Gas
Sewer/Septic Public Sewer
Fireplaces Not Listed
Appliances Range, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Freezer, Washer, Dryer, Disposal
Association Fee Frequency Not Applicable
Basement Full
Electric 200+ Amp Service
Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter
High School District 299
Living Area Source Other
Lot Features Irregular Lot
New Construction No
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Listing Source
Platform MRED
AOR
MLS Number MRD12076026
Courtesy of Compass
Exterior
Style Detached Single
Material Brick Paver Patio
Lot Size 71X140X79X100
Fencing Not Listed
Topography Not Listed
Roof Asphalt
Swimming Pool Not Listed
Parking
Total Spaces: 2
Garage Spaces: 2
Non-Garage Spaces: 0 -
View Not Listed