As one of downtown Chicago’s most recognizable art-deco high-rises, condos for sale at The Palmolive certainly rank high up on the list of most desirable places to call home here in the Windy City. Situated at 159 E. Walton in the heart of the Streeterville neighborhood, The Palmolive building was once the headquarters of Playboy Magazine, but of course has since been converted into ultra-luxurious condominium residences that are sure to impress any and all condo buyers looking for a swanky new big city pad.
The Palmolive Building - Landmark Residences - Rarely available, high floor, 1146 sq ft one bedroom one bath residence. Elegant finishes include: 4-inch white oak floors throughout, extensive moldings and mill-work, marble counter tops, Wolf, SubZero, & Miele appliances, in unit laundry, surround sound and custom lighting. Building amenities include: Beacon Club, fitness center w/sauna and whirlpool, and private storage. Valet parking available for $55,000.
Beautiful two bedroom, two bath condominium at the historic and luxurious Palmolive. Large foyer, open living and dining rooms. Kitchen features stone counter tops, custom cabinetry, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf stove, and laundry area. Corner master bedroom with great closets, en-suite bath with double vanity, whirlpool soaking tub, separate shower. Second bedroom opens to living room and can be used as den or office. Enormous custom closet outfitted off the den. Three exposures and tons of light. High ceilings with recessed lighting, hardwood floors, and organized closets. Full service building, 24-hour door staff, fitness center and spa, large party room with catering kitchen, onsite manager, garage parking included in price.
Incredible views of the lake, Oak Street Beach, and LSD from this 2 BR, 2.1 BA rental at Palmolive. High ceilings, oak floors, opulent limestone MABA w/separate shower, jet tub. Open kitchen w/Sub-Zero, Wolf, Miele appl, Italian cabs. FP in LR. Laundry in unit. Both BRs w/WIC. Gym, sauna, whirlpool, doorman. Fantastic location. Pet friendly building. 1 valet parking space sold separately for $55K.
Remarkable opportunity to own a very special unit at the iconic Palmolive Building. This southwest corner home by Kate Taylor Interiors combines a classic and contemporary look featuring 4" oak hardwood floors in a walnut finish, formal foyer with herringbone 4" oak design, 6" tiered baseboards & European style ceiling moldings. Featuring custom furniture and draperies finished with the finest Loro Piana fabrics. Varenna Poliform eat in kitchen with windows. Wolf, Subzero and Miele stainless steel appliances, culinary hood, dry bar with wine refrigerator. Separate dining & living areas with fireplace dressed in a marble tiered hearth & mantle. Large split bedroom floor plan. Guest bath dressed in Statuary Marble. Master Bath dressed in large format floor to ceiling limestone, exquisite dual vanity with rare marble counters. Laundry room, closet built ins throughout, & powder room with Ralph Lauren Navy wall coverings & floating marble vanity.
Gorgeous corner unit at the Palmolive Landmark Residences. This NW corner residence with West, East and North exposures brings in sunlight and views down Michigan Ave with a slice of the lake. Perfect entertaining space, the living/dining room features custom built-ins and gas fireplace. 9'7" ceilings and handsome hardwood floors throughout. Split floor plan allows for maximum privacy. Spacious, custom, eat-in kitchen has all top appliances and beautiful finishes. The master suite is private and serene, with NE corner exposure, custom walk-in closet, elegant master bath with dual vanities. Second bedroom with custom built-ins and en-suite bath. Beautiful moldings throughout the unit. Elegant foyer, laundry room and all the amenities of the fabulous Palmolive Building! One valet parking spot included in the price!
Perfection! Exquisitely designed, meticulously maintained residence at Palmolive. This apt has been completely renovated, reconfigured, & redesigned for even the most discerning buyer. One of only 4 floors with 10+ ft ceilings. Custom marble & mosaic tiled floors in the entry foyer, each BA, & laundry room. Enjoy NW corner views down Michigan Ave & LSD from the bright LR/DR w/surround sound, fplc, & ideal entertaining space. The kitchen feat top-of-the-line appls, gorgeous marble counters, custom cabinetry, eat-in space + breakfast bar. Centrally located near the kitchen & LR is an exquisite powder room w/hand-hammered silver sink, water works fixtures, & custom wallpaper. The NE corner master ste feat a WIC + lux ensuite bath unlike any other in the bldg w/oversized shower in custom marble, dual vanities, European soaking tub, & private commode. The split floor plan provides privacy for the 2nd BR, located just off the entry foyer& has 2 generous closets + gorgeous ensuite BA.
Fabulous opportunity to live in one of the finest residential buildings in Chicago. Designed to perfection and flooded with light from north, east and west exposures, you may never want to leave! The home is currently configured as two en-suite bedrooms with the third being used as a cozy den - easily made into a third en-suite bedroom. The huge, eat-in kitchen opens to dining and living space - all overlooking the Lake and Drake Hotel to the north and the green space at 900 N Michigan Avenue to the west. Featuring high ceilings, huge windows and hard wood floors throughout. The historic Palmolive is an exceptional full service building with fitness facilities and private entertaining space. One valet parking space is included.
The most SOPHISTICATED and ONE OF A KIND place to live THE PALMOLIVE - Lives like a Single Family on the 19th Floor - 800 plus square feet of Private Patio with Breathtaking views of the city - Custom Fabric Lighting, wall covering, custom millwork, custom window treatment - Formal Dining Room - Huge master Suite with two walk in closets - Exceptional views of city and lake. - Features provide grace, comfort and style.
Exquisitely detailed 6300 SQFT residence at the Palmolive featuring 13 1/2 ft ceilings with incredible lake & city views. Highlights include: coved gallery & living room ceilings, a formal dining room w/lake views, wood paneled library w/fireplace. The custom, upgraded kitchen overlooks the lake includes double refrigerator & freezers, prep & dining islands, walk-in pantry, & opens to the family room. A wood paneled master suite features a sitting room, a luxurious bath, & spacious walk-in his/her closets. This home also offers three additional ensuite bedrooms + a study & abundant closet and storage space throughout. Two garage spaces included in the price. The Palmolive Building offers exceptional services: 24 hour doorman, valet parking, onsite manager, gym, and Beacon Club party room.
The Palmolive FAQs
Looking for information about The Palmolive in downtown Chicago? Here's an at-a-glance look at the building and what it offers prospective condo buyers.
When was the building completed?
The Palmolive was originally built in 1929 but wasn't converted into residential use until 2002.
How tall is the building?
The Palmolive stands 37 stories high.
How many units does the building have?
The Palmolive has 102 units.
Does the building allow pets?
Pets are welcome at The Palmolive. Contact us for the most up-to-date pet policies.
What are the building amenities?
Amenities at The Palmolive include a private health club, heated garage parking, concierge service, a spa, door service, and a fitness center.
How much are condos selling for in the building?
As one of Chicago’s most luxurious condo towers, look for condos for sale at The Palmolive to be priced somewhere between $700,000 and $9 million in most instances.
Inside Palmolive Condos For Sale Chicago
Inside, condos for sale at The Palmolive feature spacious layouts, elegant finished, and incredible views of both the city and the lake. Amenities at The Palmolive include 24 hour door service, a state of the art health and fitness center, a party room/lounge space for social events, and valet dry cleaning. Perhaps the best amenity here at The Palmolive building, however, is its location at 159 E. Walton—just steps from downtown Chicago’s best shopping, dining, and entertainment.
A Closer Look at The Palmolive Building
As alluded to above, The Palmolive in downtown Chicago has a pretty rich history to say the least. Originally built by Holabird & Root, the Palmolive Building was completed all the way back in 1929, which explains its vintage character and elegant design. Back in 2000, the building was designated a Chicago Landmark and in 2003, The Palmolive was added to the federal National Register of Historic Places. Initially built as a commercial development, it wasn’t until developer Draper and Kramer purchased the building in 2001 that it was converted to luxury residential spaces, which still today, are among the most expensive you’ll find anywhere on the downtown Chicago real estate market. Over the years, The Palmolive has had a number of noteworthy residents, but none more so than Vince Vaughn, who bought the penthouse unit that occupies the 35th, 36th, and 37th floors. Some commercial and retail space are still a part of The Palmolive and use the address 919 N. Michigan Avenue, however, the residential address is 159 E. Walton.
The Palmolive building in Downtown Chicago is located at 159 E. Walton, which almost feels right in the middle of both Streeterville and the Gold Coast. Also only steps from the lakefront and Oak Street Beach, there's nothing quite like living at The Palmolive in the summertime, especially if you're someone who loves to get outside and stay active during the warm season. For a closer look at other nearby amenities, here are some of our favorite spots that sit just blocks from The Palmolive's location.
Restaurants & Bars Nearby
Rosebud Steakhouse - 192 E Walton Street
Southern Cut Barbecue - 198 E Delaware Place
The Signature Room at 95th - 875 N Michigan Avenue
Francesca’s on Chestnut - 200 E Chestnut Street
Nearby Amenities & Attractions
Lake Shore Park - 808 N Lake Shore Drive
Lakefront Trail - Chicago Lakefront
Oak Street Beach - 1000 N. Lake Shore Drive
Water Tower Place - 835 N Michigan Avenue
Magnificent Mile - North Michigan Avenue
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Listing information last updated on February 20th, 2019 at 1:22pm CST.