The three-bedroom, 2,350-square-foot Streeterville co-op apartment that retired Chicago Cubs great Ryne Sandberg owned for 15 years until selling it until 2013 has come back on the market for $899,000.
Sandberg, who recently paid $1.1 million for a four-bedroom, 4,482-square-foot French country-style house in Lake Bluff, owned the Streeterville co-op from 1998 until selling it in 2013 for $580,000. Now, Darren and Jessica Kirby, the couple who bought the co-op unit from Sandberg, have decided to sell it.
The unit is being marketed right now as a pocket listing and is expected to be publicly listed in the next week or two, according to listing agent Jennifer Ames of Coldwell Banker.
The unit is in a vintage building and has three full baths, French doors between the living and dining rooms, original hardwood floors, large windows, and a recently renovated kitchen with custom lighting, a breakfast bar, new cabinets, new quartz countertops and a full-height marble tile backsplash. The Kirbys also updated the unit's mechanical systems, including reconfiguring zoned central air conditioning and rewiring the living room with new outlets.
Other features in the unit include high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, crown moldings, original doors and hardware and custom furniture-style radiator covers fitted to all 13 of the unit's radiators.
Bob Goldsborough is a freelance reporter.