Announcement: Chicago Motor Club Auction scheduled for June 23,2011
68 E. WACKER PLACE, CHICAGO, IL
Intercontinental O'Hare Hotel, 5300 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL
6/23/2011 11:00:00 AM TO BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER SUBJECT TO AN ORDER FROM THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
Chicago Motor Club Building This iconic Art Deco building is situated just steps from Chicago's Michigan Avenue and across the river from Trump International Tower. The building offers perfect views of the river, seven historic drawbridges and an eye-popping urban landscape.
Designed by renowned architects, Holabird & Root, perfect attention to detail from the magnificent Art Deco entry to the John W. Norton original mural in the lobby, makes this building an authentic architectural treasure situated in the heart of Chicago's bustling downtown.
Vacant land adjacent to this building presents the winning bidder with even more possibilities for expansion. The property is now completely vacant. Possible uses include:hotel, world headquarters, foreign embassy or a mixed-use, high-end commercial or luxury residential development.
- 15-story, 85,190 sq. ft. landmark building
- Adjacent 4,900 sq. ft. vacant land
- Iconic Art Deco tower, preserved in original state
- 40-ft high Art Deco lobby and original art in situ
- Steps from Michigan Avenue shopping and near Millennium Park
- Over $30 million in potential entitlements SUGGESTED
Cashier's Check Required To Bid:$200,000 ON-SITE INSPECTIONS
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