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Melanie Giglio-Vakos

1801-1811 S Prairie Avenue

$3,900,000 1801-1811 S Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616
The stately Kimball House and Coleman-Ames House mansions at 1801-11 S. Prairie Ave are now available for sale as a package deal or two separate properties. This property has most recently functioned as Soccer House, the national headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation over the last 30+ years. Properly maintained and kept it now awaits the next owner to impart their ideas. Favorable downtown zoning (DX-3) is already in place, so bring your architect and your vision to become the next steward of these iconic buildings. Situated on a tree-lined prestigious block of S. Prairie Ave the locale harkens back to an earlier era when it functioned as Chicago's original gold coast. Part of the Prairie Avenue Historic District and now home to million-dollar townhomes, neighboring architectural gems Glessner House and Clarke House - with the surrounding tranquil Women's Park & Gardens - there truly is no other equivalent opportunity on the market. Featuring over 29,000 square feet of interior space, the property sprawls over a 150 x 131 corner lot. Functional garages and approximately 15 exterior parking spots onsite. Original carved woodwork, leaded windows, stunning plaster details remain intact throughout these Victorian Era buildings which recall another time when craftspeople were artisanal in their skills. Both buildings are seamlessly connected on two levels through an adjoining coach house. Situated near the 18th St footbridge which allows access to Soldier Field and the Lakefront Path. Proximity to CTA buses/trains, Metra Electric line, and highway access gives this location added appeal. Wintrust Arena and McCormick Place are directly down the street. This is a rare chance to acquire a flagship piece of real estate - come view for yourself and let your imagination run free! THE KIMBALL HOUSE- $2,300,000 The stately Kimball House mansion, one of the finest remaining examples of French Chateau architecture in Chicago, is available for the next owner to impart ideas and create a magnificent personal residence. As one-half of the U.S. Soccer Federation national headquarters for the last 30+ years this unique Victorian Era property exterior features elaborately etched stone, turrets, slate Mansard roof, and decorative copper. Exquisite interior details are immediately apparent as you pass through the grand entrance:immaculately carved woodwork, onyx-adorned walls, cast plaster, leaded windows and a soaring ceiling more than two stories tall. Ample bedroom size/count and bathroom locations will allow you to create a residence like none other in the city. With four floors and over 14,000 square feet of functional space, there is plenty of room to make the property your own. Room for expansion into an unfinished attic with high ceilings - plus the possibility of a rooftop oasis with stunning views - add to the ability of how this property would function as an incredible single family residence. Situated on a corner lot Kimball House features one-of-a-kind curb appeal. THE COLEMAN-AMES HOUSE- $1,900,000 The charming brown sandstone exterior of the Coleman-Ames House mansion awaits a new owner to usher in the next phase of this building's storied history. Designed in the Romanesque Revival style by renowned architects Henry Ives Cobb and Charles S. Frost the building most recently served as one-half of the national headquarters to the U.S. Soccer Federation for the last 30+ years. An opportunity to restore this property as a personal residence with incredible grandeur awaits the next owner. You will be amazed by the small details found in this home from the built-in cue holders in the billiards room to the intricately carved woodwork, cast plaster and leaded windows throughout. With four floors and over 13,000 square feet of functional space, there is plenty of room to make the property your own. The location of bedrooms and bathrooms allow a flexible floorpan for the next owner of this beautiful piece of real estate.
  • Sold
  • 1
  • 29,000 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 29,000 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 11831344
  • Type: Residential
  • School District: 299


  • Total Bedrooms: 1

Exterior & Building

  • Water Source: Lake Michigan, Public
  • Heat Type: Natural Gas
  • Air Conditioning: Partial
  • Sewer: Public Sewer


  • Sales Price: $3,900,000
  • Real Estate Tax: $111,827/yr

1801-1811 S Prairie Avenue

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