Spectrum Real Estate Chairman and President Jerry Lasky paid $2.787 million on Nov. 30 to buy a four-bedroom, 4,300-square-foot condo unit in the former Playboy Mansion on the Gold Coast from Marlene Iglitzen, the widow of Tribune film critic Gene Siskel.Read more
A onetime home of actor Bob Odenkirk has changed hands again in the hills of Los Feliz.
The updated Midcentury Modern-style house sold for $2.55 million. Naperville native Odenkirk, noted for his roles in “Breaking Bad” and “Better Caul Saul,” previously owned the three-bedroom spot for more than a decade before selling it in 2014 for $2.45 million.Read more
Longtime Chicago radio host Garry Meier and his wife, Cynthia Fircak, on Nov. 29 sold their three-bedroom, 3,014-square-foot condo in a Near East Side high-rise building for $1.75 million.
Meier, 68, was one half of the popular “Steve and Garry” and “Roe and Garry” radio duos, with Steve Dahl and Roe Conn, respectively. Since leaving WGN-AM in 2014, he has launched an online radio show and podcast.Read more
Former Chicago morning radio host Roma Wade in October sold her three-bedroom, 2,200-square-foot condominium unit in a high-rise on Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview East for $770,000.
For more than 2½ decades, Wade, whose actual name is Roma Wehde, was one half of a top-rated morning talk duo on WLS-AM, along with her husband Don, who died in 2013 at age 72.Read more
WLS-Ch. 7 sports anchor and reporter Jim Rose and his wife, Lakesha, paid $805,500 in September for a newly built, three-story town home in Logan Square.
Rose, 64, has been at ABC 7 since 1982 and currently delivers sports reports on the station’s 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.
Rose and his wife’s new town home is part of a 49-unit development of row homes in a contemporary architectural style.Read more
Got company coming for the holidays? Check out this Beverly Hills estate once owned by “Soul Train’s” Don Cornelius. Offered at $20,000 a month, it can also be rented for as short a period as three days. Could be a great place to stash the in-laws.
The hilltop estate encompasses half an acre and includes a main house, a guest house and a swimming pool. Floor-to-ceiling windows take in city views.Read more