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Montgomery Ward developing penthouse for sale for $2 million

Modern day finishes pair with historical information in the rental Justin Singer established out of a blank space on the top flooring of a 1920s River North creating that at first housed offices of the catalog and retail large Montgomery Ward. 

With about 3,000 square ft inside and around the same on a personal rooftop deck outdoors, “it’s like possessing a one-household property on a rooftop in River North,” Singer mentioned.

Singer was previously living in River North in the early 2000s when the aged Montgomery Ward complex east of the North Department along Chicago Avenue was becoming redeveloped in the aftermath of the storied retailer’s personal bankruptcy. He claims he “used to stroll my puppy on that block and consider how great it would be to reside at the top” of the previous administrative developing at 758 N. Larrabee St., regarded for its Artwork Deco tower capped by a statue identified as The Spirit of Progress.

Considering that purchasing the apartment, just one of two top-ground units, in 2003, Singer has both of those finished and redone the interior, overhauling the finishes in 2017. That includes a hearth wall, now a huge-slab focal stage flanked by attractive wood storage niches, and the kitchen area and baths, all completed in what Singer calls a minimalist design. 

Now dwelling in Miami, Singer is placing the rental on the marketplace afterwards this 7 days, priced at $2 million and represented by Sherri Hoke of Jameson Sotheby’s Global Realty. Singer owns 6 parking spaces in the making that are currently being supplied for sale separate from the condo at $225,000, and the furnishings in the apartment are also available with the device, at an additional charge. 

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