Theurer-Wrigley Mansion in Chicago

Happy New Year to all!

The home at 2466 North Lakeview in Chicago, also known as the Theurer-Wrigley mansion is on the market.
Located in Lincoln Park this gorgeous home faces Lincoln Park Lagoon and offers views of Lake Michigan.

Built in 1896, the four-story Italian Renaissance-style mansion includes nine bedrooms, a conservatory wine room, walk-in safe and a ballroom. Also on the property is a 3-story coach house.

Theurer, owner of the Schoenhofen Brewing Company commissioned architect Richard Schmidt to design the home. Theurer sold the home to the Wrigley family in 1911.

The exterior terra cotta detailing is some of the finest in the city of Chicago and seems to be in excellent condition. Inside the home features several types of wood including cherry, mahogany, and bird’s eye maple. Marble and mosaic work original to the home decorate the entry and bathrooms.

Many interesting original details are still present including a beautiful double sink in the butler’s pantry. Follow along on a guided tour here to see more of the home.
The architect Richard Schmidt was a contemporary of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright and a member of the first “Chicago School” of architects. He was also commissioned to design the boathouse pavilion at Chicago’s Humboldt Park.

Have a great week!