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Chicago Cheat Sheet: “Groundhog Day” home lists, Fulton Market tower rises…& more

The house from the 1992 Bill Murray movie ‘Groundhog Day’ has been listed for sale

The house from the 1992 Bill Murray movie ‘Groundhog Day’ has been listed for sale

“Groundhog Day” house hits market in Woodstock
A four-bedroom craftsman-style home listed in northwest-suburban Woodstock for $249,000. But this isn’t just any home. Redfin broker David Leigh is using its cameo in the 1993 Bill Murray film “Groundhog Day” as a selling point. A plaque outside the house, which was built in 1893 and last updated in 2014, identifies it as the “Piano Teacher’s House” briefly shown in the film. [Curbed]

Ornate Lake Shore Drive co-op sells
Heirs of 19th century printing tycoon R.R. Donnelley closed this week on a $2.6 million sale of an ornate duplex condo in a co-op building at 1500 North Lake Shore Drive. The 6,170-square-foot home features intricate wood-paneled walls and a grand staircase connecting the home’s two levels on the 11th and 12th floors. Two other units in the 23-story building remain on the market. [Crain’s]

Another Fulton Market office building begins to rise
Work has begun on Fulton Market’s newest office building. Developers Bob Wislow and Camille Julmy have started construction on their 12-story project at 215 North Peoria Street. Plans call for 85,000 square feet of office space, 5,000-square feet of ground-floor retail and 54 parking spaces. The developers bought the vacant parcel from Shapack Partners, whic had originally planned an 11-story structure. [Curbed] 

Conor Commercial opens industrial facility in Winfield
Conor Commercial Real Estate cut the ribbon on the region’s newest logistics center in west-suburban Winfield, about 20 miles from O’Hare Airport and 30 miles from Downtown Chicago. The 265,000-square-foot North Avenue Commerce Center covers 17 acres at the corner of North Avenue and Morton Road, making it the largest commercial development in the village’s history. [RE Journals]

Luxury apartment projects gets go-ahead in West Dundee
Fiduciary Real Estate Development Inc. this week received approval to build 380 luxury apartments in northwest suburban West Dundee. The Wisconsin-based developer plans to build 19 two-story buildings, resembling townhomes, each with 20 rental units at Randall Road and Recreation Drive. The development will replace farmland and could open next spring. [Daily Herald] 

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