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  • Price$6,000,000
  • Beds10
  • Baths6
  • Sq. Ft.12,000
  • Acres0.19
  • Built1916

1516 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

A luxury residence like this is not viewed it's experienced. Originally built for Edward Tyler Blair, a Chicago investment banking magnate, the home was designated as a Chicago Landmark in 1989 and is listed on both the National Register and Illinois Register of Historic Places. Every once in a while an exceptional opportunity presents itself. This is one of those times. 1516 Lake Shore Drive is a jewel in the crown of the Gold Coast of Chicago. It's been 65 years since this property was available for sale. The right buyer will see the potential and accept stewardship of this piece of Chicago history. Up to 12,000+ sf in the main house with a 2,400 sq ft coach house/garage. Sketched photos are for concept only. * Image was made using computer graphics.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #10596601
  • Price$6,000,000
  • Bedrooms10
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths5
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage12,000
  • Acres0.19
  • Year Built1916
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeDetached Single
  • StatusActive
  • Parking TypeGarage, Space/s
  • Property Taxes$0
  • Assessment Dues FrequencyNot Applicable
  • Assessment IncludesNone


  • AmenitiesPark/Playground, Pond/Lake, Curbs/Gutters, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Street Paved
  • Parking Spaces5
  • ParkingUnassigned, Driveway
  • # of Garages3
  • Is WaterfrontYes


  • ExteriorBrick, Concrete, Limestone
  • Exterior FeaturesBreezeway
  • Lot DescriptionIrregular, Lake Front, Landscaped Professionally, Water View
  • RoofTile

Community Information

  • Address1516 North Lake Shore Drive
  • AreaCHI - Near North Side
  • CityChicago
  • CountyCook
  • StateIL
  • Zip Code60610


  • Interior FeaturesVaulted/Cathedral Ceilings, Elevator, Hardwood Floors, 1st Floor Bedroom, In-Law Arrangement
  • AppliancesOven/Range, Refrigerator
  • HeatingHot Water/Steam, Baseboard
  • Cooling3+ (Window/Wall Unit)
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Fireplaces9
  • FireplacesGas Starter
  • Stories4+ Stories, Coach House

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago

    Room Details

  • Name
  • Size
  • Floor
  • Level
  • Master Bedroom
  • 31X14 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 2nd Bedroom
  • 31X14 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 3rd Bedroom
  • 19X16 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 4th Bedroom
  • 19X16 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • Dining Room
  • 24X22 ft.
  • Hardwood
  • 2nd Level
  • Family Room
  • 30X22 ft.
  • Hardwood
  • 2nd Level
  • Kitchen
  • 14X11 ft.
  • 2nd Level
  • Living Room
  • 34X21 ft.
  • Hardwood
  • 2nd Level
  • Foyer
  • 22X12 ft.
  • Marble
  • Main Level
  • Sitting
  • 32X22 ft.
  • Hardwood
  • Main Level
  • Storage
  • 31X31 ft.
  • Main Level
  • Other
  • 30X22 ft.
  • 2nd Level
  • 5th Bdrm
  • 16X14 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 6th Bdrm
  • 16X15 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 7th Bdrm
  • 15X11 ft.
  • 3rd Level
  • 8th Bdrm
  • 19X15 ft.
  • 4th Level
  • 9th Bdrm
  • 15X13 ft.
  • 4th Level
  • 10th Bdrm
  • 16X11 ft.
  • 4th Level

Price Change History for 1516 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL (MLS® #10596601)

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Listing information last updated on June 5th, 2020 at 10:21am CDT.