The chef’s kitchen at 2118 N. Magnolia Ave.

We scoured Chicago to find three listings that have it all, from premier locations in Lincoln Park and the Gold Coast to hyper-luxe amenities, all for under $8 million.

2118 N. Magnolia Ave.

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Nestled in the heart of Lincoln Park, this six-bedroom, 4½ bathroom home features a 5,500-square-foot interior, three outdoor spaces and proximity to the the neighborhood’s historic Armitage Avenue. The living room includes a modern gas fireplace, a full-height textured marble wall and floor-to-ceiling windows. In the primary bedroom, expansive his-and-hers closets and a spa-style bathroom await, complete with a 10-foot quartz dual vanity, makeup station, built-in Hydro Systems air jet tub and steam shower. The custom-built house incorporates luxurious, high-tech elements throughout, with stained wide-plank white oak hardwood flooring, 10-foot-high ceilings, a surround sound-equipped rooftop deck, an integrated Control4 Smart Home system, Lutron QS automated window shades and lighting, full radiant heated floors in the basement and bathrooms, a 2-car heated garage and more. Paul Ragi, Christie’s International Real Estate, 312.953.0786,

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1713 N. Burling St.



With timeless accents like marble countertops and glass doors, this six-bedroom family home spans more than 7,000 square feet, encompassing a dining room, a living room, a grand kitchen, an elevator, a 3-car garage, a library that spans the length of the residence and more. The abode boasts a garage rooftop deck, a rear yard with a hot tub and an expansive secret garden sanctuary—with a coy pond, pea, tomato, eggplant and pepper plants, a garden shed and charming outdoor pathways. The property includes a second-level primary suite with two walk-in closets, a luxurious bath with an additional separate tub and dual vanities, and three bedrooms and two en suite bathrooms on the same floor. Designed for entertaining, the lower guest level features heated flooring, a bedroom, bathroom, laundry room and wine cellar. Emily Wong, Christie’s International Real Estate, 312.286.0800,

1515 N. State Parkway



From an innovative, chef-grade kitchen to rare, 400-year-old reclaimed stone flooring, this Gold Coast estate blends historic design elements with contemporary elegance. A recent renovation of the six-bedroom home helped maintain rare and antique original features, including bespoke light fixtures, curved windows, coffered ceilings, an original fireplace and a heritage French mantel. After entering through grand double doors to the foyer, visitors make their way through the living room with an adjoining office, the dining room with original paneling and the kitchen—outfitted with a wormy chestnut kitchen island, La Cornue range and a wood burning fireplace from Provence. The primary suite touts an antique fireplace and an en suite bathroom with a silver-plated antique chandelier and sconces. The property’s lush courtyard houses a fountain, a large second-floor terrace, a private balcony and more. Tim Salm, Sotheby’s International Realty, 312.545.6753,

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