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December 2022

Found 3 blog entries for December 2022.

 Hertz Family Manor Home 

Rolling hills, trails, and ponds along the Fox River one hour from Chicago 

Private Listing



John D. Hertz, founder of the Yellow Cab Co and the rental car company that bears his name, accumulated 940 acres of farmland near Cary, Illinois in the 1920s. A number of the farms were combined to become the Hertz estate Leona Farms, named after Hertz’s eldest daughter, and beautified by renowned landscape architect Jens Jensen. The estate was home to Hertz’s 35 room mansion and Leona’s manor home, built in 1929 at 113 Marryat Road, and currently offered for sale for the first time in half a century.

The remaining acreage was transformed by English horticulturalist George Bainbridge who planted a variety of imported

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1500 N Lake Shore Drive

1500 N Lake Shore Drive is the only Chicago co-op designed by Rosario Candela, the master architect of the most coveted Manhattan co-ops

1500 N Lake Shore Drive Co-op

The Building

Standing 25 stories on the corner of Burton Place and the lakefront, 1500 N Lake Shore Drive houses 57 apartments on full and private floors, as well as several duplexes, with 11-room layouts spanning 6,000 square feet. True to Rosario Candela’s design aesthetic that featured terraced setbacks on high floors, 1500’s crown jewel is an 18- room penthouse, often referred to as “the bungalow” with its own reflecting pool and garden and currently for sale at an offering price of $12,000. See the listing hereHowever, the two maisonetttes with private entrances on street

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A beautiful combination of grand space, dramatic views, and excellence in design

Four Seasons Condo | Residence 6005 | North-west corner | 3,584 square feet | 28-foot long living room with forever north views of lake and city                                                             

Bar area fronting the lake equipped with a refrigerator and freezer | Dining area in the north-west corner offers mesmerizing nightscapes 

Kitchen and butler’s pantry open to a family room with a home video system and a hidden anti-glare screen

Top-of-the-line integrated appliances including two 36-inch Sub-Zero refrigerators with double freezer drawers, a Miele dishwasher, and a Wolf series featuring an induction cooktop, two convection ovens, a

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