This 2-bedroom in the Astor Tower at 1300 N. Astor in the Gold Coast just came on the market.
This Bertrand Goldberg high rise was built in 1963 and has 71 units and a parking garage.
This building was originally the Astor Tower Hotel. The Beatles were just some of the famous people who stayed here in the 1960s.
This unit is on the 25th floor and has floor to ceiling East, West and South wraparound views of the Lake and downtown, including the John Hancock building.
Even the master bathroom has windows, including in the jumbo walk-in shower.
If the sun is too much for you, the unit has UV protection remote control blinds.
The listing says the unit has had a “total renovation” and now has maple 4 3/8 inch hardwood floors.
The kitchen has light wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances, including a wine refrigerator.
The second bedroom has a built-in queen size hidden Murphy bed with bookshelves.
There’s a 7.1 surround sound audio/video system.
It has central air, washer/dryer in the unit and 2-car tandem parking is $85,000 extra.
Is this a dream view for those who love living in high rises?
Ellen Collar at Coldwell Banker has the listing. See the pictures here.
Unit #25-AS: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1400 square feet
- Sold in September 2014 for $545,000 (I can’t tell if it included the parking or not)
- Currently listed for $759,000 (parking is $85,000 for a 2-car tandem space)
- Assessments of $1689 a month (includes heat, a/c, doorman, exterior maintenance, scavenger, and snow removal)
- Taxes of $10,692
- Central Air
- Washer/Dryer in the unit
- Bedroom #1: 18×13
- Bedroom #2: 15×11 (has a queen size murphy bed)