5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Best known for his work at major American universities, James Gamble Rogers designed a two-and-a-hal
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
On the interior Rogers placed the main staircase at the center of the cruciform shape floorpan, yet
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The living room features a beamed ceiling and a massive yet clean, forward-thinking paneled fireplac
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The original leaded glass windows are in beautiful condition, in this image looking toward the entra
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Originally designed as an open porch, the sun room is a bright space that features yet another firep
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Anchored by a fireplace on the west wall, the dining room features the original light fixtures. The
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The house represents Rogers’s understanding of classical architecture, here combined with influenc
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
At the turn of the century, the Art Nouveau style swept into America fromEuropean cities. The wall s
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Tucked beneath the striking stairway is an arched passage to the formal dining room. Here is a full
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The first level also offers a powder room and walk in closet.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The butler's panty is indicative of a kitchen where serious cooks create memorable dinners.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
According to a recent New York Times article, "There is a new trophy kitchen in town, and it looks l
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The house has a second set of stairs, used by the servants to make their way from the sleeping quart
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The grand staircase leads to the second floor landing and access to four bedrooms and a sewing room.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Afternoon light fills the master suite. Large and gracious, the suite has a full bath, walk-in clos
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The woodwork on the second floor (Master fireplace pictured here) has been meticulously stripped to
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
While retaining some of the original features of the bath, the space is large enough to permit a red
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The second bedroom is equally large, with an en-suite bath and access to a private open terrace.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
2nd Bedroom
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Bathroom
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
An image of the fireplace in the third bedroom, as well as French doors that lead to a terrace and a
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Tucked at the end of the hallway is a room noted on the original plan as the Sewing Room. It featur
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
On the third level there are four additional rooms, this the largest bedroom with a fireplace.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
This bedroom is adjacent to a bath and could become a second laundry.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The property has a coach house with generous parking for two cars, storage space and a two bedroom a
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The second level hallway of the coach house.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
The kitchen of the coach house has been recently remodeled.
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Well-known architect Richard Ernst Schmidt was associated with Rogers on the architecture, and the s
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Plate 19, The Brickbuilder. James Gamble Rogers produced “a built expression of the count
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Plate 20, The Brickbuilder.  Rogers graduated from Yale University in 1889, and after travelling in
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
In all seasons, a soft warm glow emanates from the house at dusk - one that has warmed the hearts of
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
First level Floor Plan
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Second Level Floor Plan
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Third Level Floor Plan
5235 S University Ave   Chicago, IL
Lower Level Floor Plan
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5235 S University Ave
Chicago, IL
$1,450,000
  • 8 bedrooms
  • 5.1 bathrooms
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • 5,836 SF
  • MLS# 10648988
Equal Housing Opportunity