The Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles is one of the most popular homes in the country; however, many people may not know that the original mansion was located in Chicago IL. Purchased by Hugh Hefner in 1959, the original Playboy Mansion Hefner’s first stomping ground, and was used until the 1970s when he left Chicago to live full-time in the now infamous Los Angeles property. Like Hefner’s current mansion, the historic property in Chicago IL has recently hit the market. Now transformed to apartment style housing, the home has plenty of luxurious living space. With an asking price of $5.7 million, this beautiful recently renovated four bedroom condo brings the perfect combination of classic and modern designs. Completely outfitted with top-of-the line appliances, hardwood flooring, and glorious entryways, this unit is sure to catch anyone’s eye who walks through the doors.
The large modern kitchen provides plenty of space for preparing and serving meals, and the marble countertops are a nice added touch. The property also includes a two car garage, a study, and beautiful views of the professional landscaped courtyard. Although luxury housing may not be the first thing that comes to people’s minds when they think of Chicago, the Windy City definitely has some very impressive pieces of real estate – this being one of them. If you want to get a taste of what it’s like to live in a high end property, take a look at this beautiful condo in the original Playboy mansion in Chicago IL.
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