Highland Park house designed in 1987 sells fast

Judith Zeng

From the striped exterior with a tubular turret to the crimson metallic handrail on the winding, 3-story staircase and a rounded display screen porch that cantilevers around the lip of a ravine, “it was totally unique,” explained Janet Borden, who represented the residence along with fellow Compass agent Allison Silver.

The kitchen area is practically all white, in the “Euro kitchen” model of the period, and a window bay brings together triangular and circular geometry into a wedge form, regular of the challenging geometrical sorts utilized in design at the time. During the property, most walls and ceilings are crisp white, to better showcase pops of major coloration.

Developed in 1987 for Ellen and Richard Levy, according to the Lake County recorder of deeds, the property was made by Michael Pado, a student of Mies van Der Rohe. Pado’s possess residence, in a Mies constructing in Streeterville, came on the current market recently at $949,000.

The prospective buyers are not still identified in public records and the agent who represented them, Sara Brahm of Baird & Warner, did not react to requests for comment.

The house is on about two-thirds of an acre, overlooking a ravine. Pado designed its footprint to all over a few old trees on the web-site, Borden mentioned.

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