The Palmolive Condos & Rentals

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Interested in The Palmolive condos for sale or rent in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood? Featured below are all active The Palmolive condo listings and The Palmolive rentals. If you would like more information, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of a particular unit on the market. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.

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Search The Palmolive Condos For Sale or Rent February 26, 2024
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Inside The Palmolive Condos Chicago IL

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 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.

What's Near The Palmolive Condos? 

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 

Contact Us About The Palmolive Condos For Sale or Rent

Click on any of the available listings above to learn more about The Palmolive condos for sale or rent, and for answers to all your questions or to schedule a private showing of the building, call or text us today at (312)243-5200!

Recent Condo Sales in The Palmolive

Whether you're considering selling your The Palmolive condo or just want a better idea of what condos in the building have recently sold or rented for before making an offer, listed below for your convenience are all recent transactions in The Palmolive.

Browse Recently Sold & Rented Condos in The Palmolive5 Properties

Address Beds Baths Sq.Ft. List Price Sold Price $/Sq.Ft. Sold Date
159 E Walton Place #20B Chicago,  IL 60611 159 E Walton Place #20B
Chicago, IL 60611
3 4 3,172 $2,000,000 $1,850,000 $583.23 2/2/24
159 E Walton Place #12C Chicago,  IL 60611 159 E Walton Place #12C
Chicago, IL 60611
3 4 2,912 $1,635,000 $1,475,000 $506.52 9/22/23
159 E Walton Place #32A Chicago,  IL 60611 159 E Walton Place #32A
Chicago, IL 60611
3 4 5,388 $5,900,000 $5,200,000 $965.11 4/18/23
159 E Walton Place #7B Chicago,  IL 60611 159 E Walton Place #7B
Chicago, IL 60611
1 2 1,278 $5,250 $5,250 / month -- 6/6/21
159 E Walton Place #16B Chicago,  IL 60611 159 E Walton Place #16B
Chicago, IL 60611
2 3 1,867 $8,400 $8,400 / month -- 4/24/19