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Chicago Luxury Penthouses

Life at the Top in Luxury Condos 

Whether a penthouse is on the top floor of a six-story mid-rise or the 50th floor of a skyscraper, it is considered the most desirable condominium in the building, offering the best views and luxury amenities. The luxury penthouses for sale in Chicago were designed from the beginning to be marketed as an exclusive residence, Architects take advantage of the building’s expansive roof-top space, set-back from the outer walls, to create large, private outdoor terraces, whereas other units on lower floors may just have a balcony.  

 In keeping with the exclusivity, most Chicago luxury penthouses have keyed elevator landings with direct access to the apartment’s foyer, and often the ride is non-stop from the lobby to the residence. Although luxury penthouse apartments became popular in the 1920s, after the notoriety of the roof top residence at the Plaza Hotel overlooking Central Park, recent demand and buyers’ willingness to pay premium prices, encouraged developers to design buildings with multiple high-floor penthouses. Ironically, offering three or more penthouses in a building only increases the flurry of competition, and, often, they are the first luxury condos to sell in Chicago’s new developments, driving prices to soar along with the floor heights.

  

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415 East North Water Street #ph05, CHICAGO, IL - $8,990,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 9,300 SQFT
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This One-of-a-kind 2 Floor Penthouse Is An Entertainer's Dream-the Entire Top Floor Is Dedicated To It, With A Full Size Basketball And Racquetball Court, A Large Jacuzzi And Steam Room, And A Wraparound Porch With Endless, Unparalleled Views Of T...

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1300 North State Parkway #ph-1202, CHICAGO, IL - $7,850,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 5,913 SQFT
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One Of The Most Sophisticated Homes To Come To Market, Ph 1202 At The Ambassador Is In A League Of Its Own. Warm Modern Details Grace This 5913 Sqft Ph In The Heart Of Chicagos Most Sought After Neighborhood. Purchased As Raw Space And Reimagined ...

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132 East Delaware Place #6302, CHICAGO, IL - $5,995,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 7,000 SQFT
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Bathed In The Ever-changing Dramatic Light Of The Lake And City, This Duplex Residence Commands Our World-class City's Most Breathtaking Perch. The Soaring 20 Foot Ceilings Deliver Unparalleled Views Of Lake Michigan And Chicago's Iconic Architec...

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1550 North Clark Street #1002, CHICAGO, IL - $5,650,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,518 SQFT
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One Of A Kind Penthouse Home With Views Overlooking Lincoln Park And The Lake, At The Intersection Of The Gold Coast, Lincoln Park And Old Town. 1550 On The Park Offers Luxury New-construction In A Boutique, Full-amenity Building. With Interiors B...

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199 East Lake Shore Drive #ph10w, CHICAGO, IL - $5,150,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,232 SQFT
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An Unparalleled Penthouse With 1,000 Square Foot Private Terrace. Breathtaking, Unforgettable, Unobstructed Views Of Lake And City From Terrace And Residence. Penthouse Room Leads To The Terrace, Easily Accommodating 100 People For The Best Party...

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400 West Ontario Street #pent, CHICAGO, IL - $4,850,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 6,800 SQFT
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Experience This Massive, One-of-a-kind Penthouse In The Heart Of River North. As You Enter The Sprawling 6,800 Square Foot Property Via Private Elevator, You Will Be Captivated By Soaring Floor-to-ceiling Windows Offering Unsurpassed Views Of The...

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500 West Superior Street #2801, CHICAGO, IL - $4,750,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,800 SQFT
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Enter Into This Breathtaking Completely Renovated Top Floor Penthouse! This Fully Equiped Smart Home In River North Includes An All-new Floor Plan Designed By Kristy Yarbrough. Soaring 14 Ft Ceilings & Sensational Panoramic Views Thruout. 4800 Sqf...

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888 South Michigan Avenue #ph2, CHICAGO, IL - $3,975,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 6,000 SQFT
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Instantly Feel "i'm Home" In This Stunning Full-floor Penthouse With Breathtaking Views Of The Chicago Lakefront And Cultural Mile That Make A Perfect Backdrop For Every Decorating Style. Enhancing The Vista Is An Open Floor Plan Great For Family ...

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65 East Goethe #8w, Chicago, IL - $3,750,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,300 SQFT
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Rare Open Raw Space Penthouse. This Jaw Dropping Gold Coast Opportunity Is Located At Prestigious 65 East Goethe. Approximately 3300 Total Sq Ft Of Residential Interior Living, Plus 2 Additional Patios (east/ West Facing).one Level Up Is Your Priv...

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132 East Delaware Place #6205, CHICAGO, IL - $3,490,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 3,600 SQFT
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Four Seasons Residences-penthouse -lake & Beach Views!! Rarely Available-luxurious 62nd Floor Corner Combined Penthouse In The World Renowned Four Seasons Residences. 3600 Sq Ft Home Has 3 En-suite Bedrooms, 11 Ft. Ceilings Thru-out, Stunning Lak...

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130 North Garland Court #5502, CHICAGO, IL - $2,900,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,300 SQFT
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The Heritage, Most Exquisite 4,300 Sqft Penthouse Duplex On The Market With Stunning Views Of Millennium Park And The Lake From Every Room. This Spectacular Ph Unit Offers 3 Super Large Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, Dining Room, And Living Area Featuri...

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25 East Superior Street #4401, CHICAGO, IL - $2,900,000

Residential, Attached Single
  • 3 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,803 SQFT
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The Fordham. Finest Building Steps From Michigan Avenue. One Of A Kind Half Floor Penthouse. Very Luxurious And Spacious. Over 4800 Sq. Ft. With 4 Private Balconies And Views Of East, South, West And North. Spectacular Views Of Lake And City Vie...

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Chicago Penthouses for Sale
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Whether a penthouse is on the top floor of a six-story mid-rise or the 50th floor of a skyscraper, it is considered the most desirable condominium in the building, offering the best views and luxury amenities. Designed from the beginning to be marketed as an exclusive residence, architects take advantage of the building’s expansive roof-top space, set-back from the outer walls, to create large, private outdoor terraces, where as other units on lower floors may just have a balcony. In keeping with the exclusivity, most penthouses have keyed elevator landings with direct access to the apartment’s foyer, and often the ride is non-stop from the lobby to the residence. Although luxury penthouse apartments became popular in the 1920s, after the notoriety of the roof top residence at the Plaza Hotel overlooking Central Park, recent demand and buyers’ willingness to pay premium prices, encouraged developers to design buildings with multiple high-floor penthouses. Ironically, offering three or more penthouses in a building only increases the flurry of competition, and, often, they are the first luxury condos to sell in Chicago’s new developments, driving prices to soar along with the floor heights

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Listing information last updated on August 19th, 2019 at 7:51pm CDT.