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Listing No. 27007

1870 Second Empire Victorian
Near South Side
Chicago, IL

Historic Second Empire Design

First Floor Main Hall

Formal Entertaining Space

One of a Kind Details

Historic Gem in Chicago’s South Loop

A rare piece of Prairie Avenue history in Chicago's South Loop. Zoned DX-3, for residential and light commercial use. Perfect for SFH, condo conversion, boutique hotel, gallery, museum, and more. Oriented on extra large 50 x176 lot, and adjacent to Chicago Women’s Park & Gardens to the north. Interior square footage is in excess of 10,660 sq. ft., including separate coach house. Property features eight bedrooms, eight baths, a rear coach house apartment, garage pkg, and large yard. Updated electrical and central heat/air in 2000. Main floor is currently used as event space, second and third floors are residential apartments. Only 1 of 5 mansions left on Prairie Ave. Close to the McCormick Place entertainment district project, museum campus, lakefront, the loop and public transportation.
Bedrooms: 7
Full Bath(s): 8
Heated Sq. Ft.: 10,660
Stories: 3.0

Lot Size: 50 x 176


  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Commercial Property
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • Basement
  • Bonus Room
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Living room
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Utility Room
  • Walk out Basement
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Dormers
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • Restored exterior
  • Storm Windows
  • 3 Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Slate Roof
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • Carriage House
  • 11-foot Ceilings
  • Plaster Walls
  • Pocket Doors
  • 4000 Sq. Ft.
  • Handsome Millwork Throughout
  • Original Stained Glass
  • Oversized Lot
  • RS-3 Zoning
  • Three Levels

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