Gold Coast mansion lists for $18.75 million, the highest current residential asking price in Chicago

Gold Coast mansion lists for $18.75 million, the highest current residential asking price in Chicago

Gold Coast 6-bedroom mansion lists for $18.75 million A massive, six-bedroom mansion in the Gold Coast neighborhood was listed Friday for $18.75 million — Chicago’s highest residential asking price at present.

According to public records, the 20,002-square-foot vintage stone mansion’s owner is John “Jay” Jordan Jr., who founded the private equity firm The Jordan Company and is a philanthropist. The home was built in the late 1880s or early 1890s and designed by the architectural firm Jenney & Mundie.

The house appears to have been originally built for banker John A. Lynch, who cofounded the Old National Bank of the Republic and died in 1938.

After buying the mansion in 1996 for $1.8 million, Jordan set about renovating the interiors. The home has eight bathrooms and five half-bathrooms. Along with four fireplaces, a theater room, a central courtyard and a gallery, the home also touts an exercise room, a wood-paneled library and […]

About the author: StockMan
Any information posted on the website has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and as such, you should before acting on the information or advice, consider the appropriateness of the information or advice in relation to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please be aware that any information posted on this site should not be considered to be financial product advice.
Posting Guidelines
  • Do contribute something to the discussion
  • Do post factual information, analysis and your view on company valuations
  • Do disclose if you have an interest in a security
  • Do take our Terms of Use seriously
Do Not
  • Do not make low-content posts, unsubstantiated ramps or untruthful/misleading statements
  • Do not complain about a post unless you have reported it first, and not on the forum.
  • Do not post financial advice
  • Do not advertise or post sponsored content

Get involved!

Get Connected!

Come and join our community. Expand your network and get to know new people!


No comments yet